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State of Paid Search Report: Q2 2014

State of Paid Search Report: Q2 2014

According to our latest report on paid search trends for Q2, smartphone growth is picking up speed as consumers are becoming more and more comfortable using smartphones as "anytime" devices. [...more]

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Faulty Redirects AKA “Fault Me” Redirects

Faulty Redirects AKA “Fault Me” Redirects

According to Google, faulty redirects now have a negative impact on search rankings AND CTR. Are you guilty of faulty redirects? [...more]

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Large Gains for Bing in Q1

Large Gains for Bing in Q1

Spend is increasing on Bing at a faster rate than on Google, according to our recently released State of Paid Search report on Q1. [...more]

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Solid Year-Over-Year Growth for Q1 of 2014

Solid Year-Over-Year Growth for Q1 of 2014

We've just released our quarterly State of Paid Search Report for Q1 of 2014, and the results demonstrate solid year-over-year growth across the board. [...more]

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Ghost Blogging is Dead. Long Live SEO!

Ghost Blogging is Dead. Long Live SEO!

Google's latest update sparks a spirited debate over whether SEO is alive and well or definitively undead. [...more]

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Google’s SERP Redesign: The Experts Weigh In

Google’s SERP Redesign: The Experts Weigh In

Google shook up the SERP on Monday; our experts shed some light on what this means for SEO. [...more]

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Video Embeds Now Appearing in Google Search Results

Video Embeds Now Appearing in Google Search Results

What's Google's latest SERP innovation? Video embeds in the search results! David Carrillo weighs in on the implications. [...more]

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Social Signals and Google Rankings – Facebook and Twitter Out…Google+ In!

Social Signals and Google Rankings – Facebook and Twitter Out…Google+ In!

Google says they don't use Twitter and Facebook signals in their rankings, but what about Google+? [...more]

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Q4 2013 State of Paid Search Report Shows Growth in CPC and Spend

Q4 2013 State of Paid Search Report Shows Growth in CPC and Spend

The Search Agency's State of Paid Search Report for Q4 of 2013 reveals that search spend and CPCs continue to rise. [...more]

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You Can Now Email Everyone on Google+ !!!

You Can Now Email Everyone on Google+ !!!

Which Google+ friend, colleague, superstar will you spam first? [...more]

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New Exact Click Traffic Data in Google Webmaster Tools – Are Our Keywords Back?

New Exact Click Traffic Data in Google Webmaster Tools – Are Our Keywords Back?

David provides details about recent updates to Google's webmaster tools and some advice for pulling data. [...more]

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Google Allows Advertisers to Pay by Viewable Impression

Google Allows Advertisers to Pay by Viewable Impression

Michelle and Rick detail the recent news on Viewable Impressions. Now, advertisers can elect to pay for display ads when they are viewed, rather than when they are served. [...more]

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Inside the Search Studio With Danny Sullivan

Inside the Search Studio With Danny Sullivan

In this edition of Inside the Search Studio, Grant Simmons sits down with Danny Sullivan of Marketing Land and Search Engine Land to learn more about his professional take on the past and current SEO landscape. As one of the principal thought leaders in the search marketing industry, Danny provides valuable insight on Hummingbird, mobile optimization, and more. He certainly is one smart bloke. [...more]

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Google Trends Are Now More Intelligent

Google Trends Are Now More Intelligent

Michelle and David provide insight into the changes and enhancements made to Google Trends this week. [...more]

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Sneak Peek: Driving SEO Performance with CSS

Sneak Peek: Driving SEO Performance with CSS

Kirby provides a sneak peek into The Search Agency's newest white paper on using CSS to drive SEO performance. [...more]

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In-Depth Articles Offer High-Authority Results, but Lack Relevance

In-Depth Articles Offer High-Authority Results, but Lack Relevance

Michelle argues that in-depth articles currently lack relevance and thereby provide little SEO value to brands and marketers. [...more]

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Grant’s Rants: Hey Matt, Be Careful What You Ask For…

Grant’s Rants: Hey Matt, Be Careful What You Ask For…

In this week's episode, Grant is ranting about the recent suggestions webmasters gave in response to Matt Cutts' asking for Google's Webmaster Tools' improvements. Among the most common suggestions from webmasters was better control of sitelinks selection. However, Grant suggests that increased control over sitelinks would result in decreased user experience and potentially lazy webmasters. [...more]

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Google’s Site Review Hangout Provides Trends, Not Details

Google’s Site Review Hangout Provides Trends, Not Details

Michelle recaps Google's Site Review Hangout hosted earlier this week. [...more]

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Google Rolls Out “In-Market Buyers” Segment on GDN

Google Rolls Out “In-Market Buyers” Segment on GDN

Michelle covers Google's recent GDN feature: In-Market Buyers. Commentary and insight from The Search Agency's display marketing managers included! [...more]

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SEO for the Birds: The Search Agency’s POV on Google’s Hummingbird Update

SEO for the Birds: The Search Agency’s POV on Google’s Hummingbird Update

Have you read The Search Agency's official POV on Google's Hummingbird update yet? Here's a sneak peek. [...more]

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Grant’s Rants: Google Analytics Causes Headaches and Heartaches

Grant’s Rants: Google Analytics Causes Headaches and Heartaches

In this episode of Grant's Rants, Grant conveys his appreciation for Google Analytics... and his frustration that Google has changed the interface quite drastically! According to Grant, the recent updates to the interface have caused headaches and heartaches to geeks that aren't marketers and marketers who aren't geeks. [...more]

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Google to Start Indexing Content within Android Apps

Google to Start Indexing Content within Android Apps

The Search Agency's experts weigh in on Google's recent announcement to index content within Android apps. [...more]

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Grant’s Rants: Old School SEO Questions, Halloween costumes and a dancing SEO

Grant’s Rants: Old School SEO Questions, Halloween costumes and a dancing SEO

This is a special episode of Grant's Rants featuring awesome Halloween costumes, a dancing SEO, and kudos to Matt Cutts for clarifying an old school SEO question this week: Do larger sites with more pages rank better? [...more]

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Google+ Undergoes Major Renovation

Google+ Undergoes Major Renovation

David Carrillo weighs in on the Google+ updates and improvements announced today [...more]

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Google Introduces Shopping Campaigns for PLAs

Google Introduces Shopping Campaigns for PLAs

Michelle and the paid search team explain the details of Google's new Shopping Campaigns [...more]

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Google Updates Ad Ranking System

Google Updates Ad Ranking System

The Search Agency's paid search team explains Google's recent update to their Ad Ranking system and provides insight about what the change means for advertisers. [...more]

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Google and Facebook Are Getting Hitched! Sorta…

Google and Facebook Are Getting Hitched! Sorta…

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

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

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

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

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Fortune 100 Study Demonstrates Limitations of Responsive Web Design

Fortune 100 Study Demonstrates Limitations of Responsive Web Design

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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