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Google and Facebook Are Getting Hitched! Sorta…

Google and Facebook Are Getting Hitched! Sorta…

Posted on Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 by

The Search Agency's social and paid search advertising experts weigh in on the recent announcement that Google's DoubleClick platform will soon include the Facebook Ad Exchange. [...more]

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Inside the Search Studio with David Pedersen

Inside the Search Studio with David Pedersen

Posted on Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 by

The Search Agency sits down with one of the winners of the Stars of Search Awards to learn more about his background and excellence in the search marketing industry. Click through to learn more about David Pedersen from White Pages. [...more]

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Grant’s Rants: Don’t Overlook Meta Description Tags!

Grant’s Rants: Don’t Overlook Meta Description Tags!

Posted on Monday, October 21st, 2013 by

In this week's episode of Grant's Rants, Grant is ranting about the advertisers who overlook the importance of meta description tags. He provides several quick and easy strategies for meta description tags that will encourage the user to click through to your website! [...more]

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Search Volume Growing According to State of Paid Search Report Q3 2013

Search Volume Growing According to State of Paid Search Report Q3 2013

Posted on Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 by

The Search Agency's State of Paid Search Report for Q3 2013 reveals that search volume continues to grow, especially on mobile devices. [...more]

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How to Make Responsive Web Design Faster

How to Make Responsive Web Design Faster

Posted on Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 by

Kirby provides useful tips for getting sites with responsive web design to load faster on mobile devices. [...more]

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DMA 2013: Five Trends for 2014 Digital Planning

DMA 2013: Five Trends for 2014 Digital Planning

Posted on Monday, October 14th, 2013 by

In his presentation at DMA 2013, Keith discussed the five trends to keep in mind when planning digital campaigns for 2014. [...more]

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Fortune 100 Study Demonstrates Limitations of Responsive Web Design

Fortune 100 Study Demonstrates Limitations of Responsive Web Design

Posted on Monday, October 14th, 2013 by

After publishing the Mobile Experience Scorecard Report and uncovering key trends for mobile devices, The Search Agency reports on the possible limitations of Responsive Web Design. [...more]

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Yahoo! Quietly Implements Click to Search on Articles

Yahoo! Quietly Implements Click to Search on Articles

Posted on Friday, October 11th, 2013 by

Michelle reports on new elements being tested on Yahoo!, including a new search feature within Yahoo! Shine. [...more]

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The Search Agency’s Mobile Experience Scorecard: Fortune 100 Companies

The Search Agency’s Mobile Experience Scorecard: Fortune 100 Companies

Posted on Thursday, October 10th, 2013 by

Michelle outlines the most interesting findings from The Search Agency's Mobile Experience Scorecard report, which evaluates the mobile sites of the Fortune 100 companies. [...more]

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Grant’s Rants: The Sky is Still Intact After Hummingbird Update

Grant’s Rants: The Sky is Still Intact After Hummingbird Update

Posted on Thursday, October 3rd, 2013 by

In this week's episode of Grant's Rants, Grant is ranting about the doomsday theories that have come as a result of Google's recent Hummingbird and Keywords Not Provided announcements. Reminder: the sky has not fallen and there will be more algorithm updates in the future! [...more]

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Facebook Graph Search: The Next Big Search Engine?

Facebook Graph Search: The Next Big Search Engine?

Posted on Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013 by

David provides commentary about Facebook's expanded graph search [...more]

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Three Pillars of SEO for Mobile Search Today

Three Pillars of SEO for Mobile Search Today

Posted on Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 by

Grant discusses the three modern pillars of SEO for mobile search today. [...more]

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7 Ways to Generate Content Ideas People Actually Care About

7 Ways to Generate Content Ideas People Actually Care About

Posted on Wednesday, September 25th, 2013 by

Earned media expert, David Carrillo, provides marketers with 7 new ways to generate interesting content. [...more]

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Will Google’s AdID Change the Online Advertising World?

Will Google’s AdID Change the Online Advertising World?

Posted on Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 by

Director of Paid Media, Ranil Wiratunga, weighs in on how Google's AdID could change the online advertising world. [...more]

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Introducing the Mobile Experience Scorecard

Introducing the Mobile Experience Scorecard

Posted on Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 by

Michelle introduces The Search Agency's new Mobile Experience Scorecard. [...more]

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The Sky Is Falling! Google Search Activity Is Becoming Completely Secure

The Sky Is Falling! Google Search Activity Is Becoming Completely Secure

Posted on Monday, September 23rd, 2013 by

The Internet is abuzz with news that Google search activity is now 100% secure. Our experts weigh in on what this means for search, our clients, and the industry overall. [...more]

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Grant’s Rants: Can’t Justify SEO? You’re Lazy!

Grant’s Rants: Can’t Justify SEO? You’re Lazy!

Posted on Monday, September 23rd, 2013 by

Some individuals say they can't measure SEO. Grant disagrees. In this week's episode, Grant is ranting about putting in the time to track, measure, and justify SEO metrics that matter! [...more]

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Three Great SEO Strategies from Distilled’s SearchLove

Three Great SEO Strategies from Distilled’s SearchLove

Posted on Friday, September 13th, 2013 by

Kirby recaps his main 3 takeaways from Distilled's SearchLove conference. [...more]

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Paid Search Trends in Real Estate: Summer 2013

Paid Search Trends in Real Estate: Summer 2013

Posted on Thursday, September 12th, 2013 by

New research from The Search Agency finds smartphone and tablet search activity has more than doubled for real estate sites. [...more]

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Integrating Comments into Editorial Content

Integrating Comments into Editorial Content

Posted on Wednesday, September 4th, 2013 by

A short interview with Director of SEO and Social Product, Grant Simmons, about the integration of comments into editorial content and the potential impact on SEO. [...more]

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Tablet CPCs on Par with Desktop after Enhanced Campaigns

Tablet CPCs on Par with Desktop after Enhanced Campaigns

Posted on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013 by

Alec discusses CPC trends after the transition to Enhanced Campaigns and explains why CPCs have declined, rather than inclined as suspected. [...more]

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Grant’s Rants: Keyword “Not Provided”? Get Over It.

Grant’s Rants: Keyword “Not Provided”? Get Over It.

Posted on Thursday, August 29th, 2013 by

In this week's episode, Grant is ranting about keywords "not provided". Grant rants that there's other data sources you can use to understand your data and determine whether your content satisfies user intent. So get over it :-) [...more]

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Google Hangout on Air: Understanding Attribution and Micro-Conversions

Google Hangout on Air: Understanding Attribution and Micro-Conversions

Posted on Thursday, August 29th, 2013 by

We are rounding up our summary of last week's Google Hangout on Air by covering Keith Wilson's POV on attribution and micro-conversions. [...more]

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Google Hangout on Air: Industry Leaders Weigh in on the State of Mobile

Google Hangout on Air: Industry Leaders Weigh in on the State of Mobile

Posted on Wednesday, August 28th, 2013 by

Last week, The Search Agency participated in a Google Hangout on Air with other industry leaders to weigh in on the state of mobile. Get insight and details from their discussion here! [...more]

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The Introduction of Google’s Image Ad Extensions

The Introduction of Google’s Image Ad Extensions

Posted on Tuesday, August 27th, 2013 by

The Search Agency recently published a POV paper on Google's new image ad extensions. Get the details about the new extension! [...more]

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Inside the Search Studio with Mike Blumenthal: A Deep Dive into Google and Local SEO

Inside the Search Studio with Mike Blumenthal: A Deep Dive into Google and Local SEO

Posted on Monday, August 26th, 2013 by

In the debut interview of our "Inside the Search Studio" series, David Carrillo sits down with search marketing expert Mike Blumenthal to discuss Google and local SEO. [...more]

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Introducing: Inside the Search Studio

Introducing: Inside the Search Studio

Posted on Friday, August 23rd, 2013 by

The Search Agency is excited to announce another new and exciting series on The Search Agents blog: Inside the Search Studio. [...more]

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The Problematic Future of Microdata

The Problematic Future of Microdata

Posted on Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 by

Brandon covers the recent news that Microdata Specification has been discontinued. [...more]

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Grant’s Rants: You Forgot About Usability

Grant’s Rants: You Forgot About Usability

Posted on Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 by

In this week's episode, Grant is ranting about giving users what they're looking for and giving search engines a thumbs up that bananas abound. [...more]

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Paid Search Metrics that Are Popular for No Reason

Paid Search Metrics that Are Popular for No Reason

Posted on Wednesday, August 21st, 2013 by

In our last post about metrics, Katie reveals the metrics that are widely popular despite the lack of value they provide to marketers. [...more]

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