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Grant’s Rants: The Perceived Value of SEO

Grant’s Rants: The Perceived Value of SEO

Posted on Monday, June 24th, 2013 by

In today's rant, Grant questions why marketing professionals underestimate the complexity of SEO (especially big site SEO), the value of quick fixes and the expertise of great SEO practitioners. [...more]

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New Options for Sitelink Specificity with Google AdWords Enhanced Campaigns

New Options for Sitelink Specificity with Google AdWords Enhanced Campaigns

Posted on Friday, June 21st, 2013 by

In her debut post, Michelle reports on Enhanced Campaigns sitelinks and how they might affect advertisers' campaigns. [...more]

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Google Wants to Collect Our Data to Show Us What We Want. Why Do Our Governments Want It?

Google Wants to Collect Our Data to Show Us What We Want. Why Do Our Governments Want It?

Posted on Friday, June 21st, 2013 by

Rohan discusses the impact of data collection on our personal lives. [...more]

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Let’s Talk About #FacebookHashtags

Let’s Talk About #FacebookHashtags

Posted on Wednesday, June 19th, 2013 by

Our resident social media expert, David Carrillo, weighs in on Facebook's recent introduction of hashtags and what this could mean for social media marketing and user experience. [...more]

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Self-Serve Doesn’t Actually Serve the SMB

Self-Serve Doesn’t Actually Serve the SMB

Posted on Tuesday, June 18th, 2013 by

David explains why self-service online marketing platforms do not make sense for most small to medium-sized businesses. [...more]

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Grant’s Rants: The Ups and Downs of SEO Rankings

Grant’s Rants: The Ups and Downs of SEO Rankings

Posted on Thursday, June 13th, 2013 by

In today's episode, Grant is ranting about the ups and downs of SEO rankings (notice the clever setting: an elevator). This week, Grant warns marketers to change their focus from rankings to metrics that matter to their bottom line. [...more]

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Borrell Associates Client Memo Reveals Huge Gains in Local Mobile Advertising

Borrell Associates Client Memo Reveals Huge Gains in Local Mobile Advertising

Posted on Wednesday, June 12th, 2013 by

After the release of the Borrell Associates June 2013 Client Memo, Brian discusses the report's statistics about local mobile advertising gains and search marketing capabilities for local SMBs. [...more]

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Misaddressed Emails: Will Google Ever Provide a Forwarding Address Function?

Misaddressed Emails: Will Google Ever Provide a Forwarding Address Function?

Posted on Tuesday, June 11th, 2013 by

David explains the limitation of Google's ability to catch unwanted and misaddressed emails as spam (and hopes for a forwarding address function for email!) [...more]

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The Best and Worst Thing about Twitter: Instant Feedback

The Best and Worst Thing about Twitter: Instant Feedback

Posted on Friday, June 7th, 2013 by

Adam discusses the potential downfalls of instant feedback and communication via social media, specifically Twitter. [...more]

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Grant’s Rants: There Are No SEO Guarantees!

Grant’s Rants: There Are No SEO Guarantees!

Posted on Thursday, June 6th, 2013 by

In our third episode of Grant's Rants, Grant "discusses" the variability (and volatility!) of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) results. [...more]

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Are You SEO Ready for the Upcoming Real Estate Season?

Are You SEO Ready for the Upcoming Real Estate Season?

Posted on Friday, May 31st, 2013 by

Real estate expert, MJ, weighs in on past and current search marketing trends for the real estate industry and asks: "Are you SEO ready for the upcoming busy season?" [...more]

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Grant’s Rants: Content Marketing

Grant’s Rants: Content Marketing

Posted on Thursday, May 30th, 2013 by

In this week's "California State Park" episode of Grant's Rants, Grant is ranting about labeling content marketing a new practice (when it's really an old practice done a whole lot better!). [...more]

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Google Made Me Do It — Is Interflora vs. M&S Missing the Point?

Google Made Me Do It — Is Interflora vs. M&S Missing the Point?

Posted on Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 by

In the wake of the ruling between Interflora and Marks & Spender in the High Court of England and Wales, Alex explains the complexities of the case and what precedent may have been set for AdWords advertisers bidding on competitors' brand terms. [...more]

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Stop Calling Tablets Mobile Devices

Stop Calling Tablets Mobile Devices

Posted on Tuesday, May 28th, 2013 by

One of these things just doesn't belong! Alec explains why tablets should NOT be considered mobile devices. [...more]

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Grant’s Rants – Penguin 2.0

Grant’s Rants – Penguin 2.0

Posted on Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 by

We are debuting our new blog series, Grant's Rants, where Director of SEO Product, Grant Simmons, rants and raves about the current search marketing landscape. Here is episode one! [...more]

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Gmail Money Transfers: One You Won’t Want Going to the Spam Folder

Gmail Money Transfers: One You Won’t Want Going to the Spam Folder

Posted on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013 by

After moving to the UK from the US four years ago, Nathan has noticed the inconvenient difference between US banking and UK banking. In this post, Nathan discusses how Google Wallet is helping Americans move their money with ease and move past restrictive banking transfer fees and timelines. [...more]

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Insights from the SMX Twitter Stream – 140 Character Bites from SMX London

Insights from the SMX Twitter Stream – 140 Character Bites from SMX London

Posted on Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 by

Grant crossed the pond to attend SMX London and came back with lots of insightful information (and the title of: SMX London's Most Prolific Tweeter"). Tweets, takeaways, and merriment within! [...more]

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Search Marketing for Subscription Businesses

Search Marketing for Subscription Businesses

Posted on Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 by

Have you noticed the boom in monthly subscription services? In this post, Alec describes the recent revival of subscription based businesses and the challenges that many business owners face when determining efficient online marketing strategies for this unique business model. [...more]

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5 Takeaways from the iMedia Agency Summit

5 Takeaways from the iMedia Agency Summit

Posted on Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 by

After returning from iMedia's Agency Summit, Delia offers 5 takeaways from this year's gathering. [...more]

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Social Media Anxiety Disorder: Do You Have It & How Can You Manage It?

Social Media Anxiety Disorder: Do You Have It & How Can You Manage It?

Posted on Monday, May 13th, 2013 by

In this post, Sarah explains the Social Media Anxiety Disorder epidemic that is plaguing mothers and provides 5 easy ways to help women switch off their social media switch each day. [...more]

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5 SEO Gifts for the Mommy Blogger in Your Life

5 SEO Gifts for the Mommy Blogger in Your Life

Posted on Friday, May 10th, 2013 by

Mother's Day is just two short days away and Grant is helping us celebrate the techy, blogger moms out there with 5 SEO gifts that will make this Mother's Day restful and relaxing. [...more]

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Google Now, Or Should That Be ‘Google Soon’?

Google Now, Or Should That Be ‘Google Soon’?

Posted on Thursday, May 9th, 2013 by

Have you used Google Now yet? Ben explains why Google Now still needs some development before it lives up to its true potential. [...more]

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Search Engine Optimism: Breaking Up Is Hard to Do

Search Engine Optimism: Breaking Up Is Hard to Do

Posted on Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 by

While some claim that sites may never, ever recover from Google's Penguin, Holly is optimistic. Here she explains why SEO is not a "never, ever" type of scenario. [...more]

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5 Takeaways from Search Insider Summit 2013

5 Takeaways from Search Insider Summit 2013

Posted on Friday, May 3rd, 2013 by

After returning from Media Post's Search Insider Summit, Grant sums up his key takeaways from the conference and shares his Search 3.0 Panel video with us. [...more]

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Are We Ready to Break the (Google) Glass Ceiling?

Are We Ready to Break the (Google) Glass Ceiling?

Posted on Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 by

Surely Google Glass is the most catchy tech gadget as of now, but is it the most innovative? Louise discusses the limitations of the newest tech sensation. [...more]

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Ask the Expert: Content Marketing Webinar Q&A with David Waterman

Ask the Expert: Content Marketing Webinar Q&A with David Waterman

Posted on Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013 by

If you missed David Waterman's webinar, "Content Marketing: Not Just Hype (Unless You Make It That Way)" last week, fear not! Here are his answers to the audiences' burning questions about implementing a successful content marketing plan. [...more]

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That’s a Wrap! Q1 2013 State of Paid Search Report

That’s a Wrap! Q1 2013 State of Paid Search Report

Posted on Friday, April 19th, 2013 by

Taylor highlights the main findings of The Search Agency's State of Paid Search Report for Q1 2013. [...more]

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Content Marketing – Not Just Hype (Unless You Make It That Way)

Content Marketing – Not Just Hype (Unless You Make It That Way)

Posted on Monday, April 15th, 2013 by

David has an upcoming webinar about how to use content marketing strategically and effectively. Register now! [...more]

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Measuring Social Media Marketing ROI with Hootsuite’s Command Center

Measuring Social Media Marketing ROI with Hootsuite’s Command Center

Posted on Thursday, April 11th, 2013 by

Adam gives us the scoop on Hootsuite's new Command Center and how this feature is helping agencies determine social media marketing ROI. [...more]

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Google Changes Its Enhanced Campaign Tune… Slightly

Google Changes Its Enhanced Campaign Tune… Slightly

Posted on Wednesday, April 10th, 2013 by

Taylor and Matt explain what Google's latest change to Enhanced Campaigns means for advertisers. [...more]

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