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Friday, October 09, 2015

Why brands need to know document search

Computers have made business infinitely simpler - there are mobile and online check-outs, online marketing teams can collaborate from around the globe and in some cases employees can work from their homes. But there is another function computers offer that many businesses aren't using - document search. >>

Friday, October 09, 2015

Amazon the go-to place for consumers to search for products

Amazon is the go-to website to search for products for almost half of U.S. consumers, according to research released by BloomReach. >>

Friday, September 18, 2015

The effect of rich media in search results

The holy grail of search marketing is to be in the coveted number one position, but research from Blue Nile Research suggests that search results further down the page with rich media attract more clicks. >>

Monday, August 31, 2015

Referral key way in which marketers find SEO services

How do you go about finding a SEO company? According to a recent survey by Clutch, referrals are the most popular route, but not always the best. >>

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Study: Brands missing out on co-op options

Local businesses are missing out on billions in marketing options - many because of a disconnect between the bigger brand and the local business. According to a new Netsertive/Borrell Associates study about $14 billion in co-op branded marketing dollars are going unused each year. >>

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Google adds business foot-traffic data to search

Consumers that want to avoid sharp elbows and waiting in line can now check out when a store is likely to be busy thanks to a new Google feature. >>

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Google's 'mobilegeddon' affecting marketers

It has been three months since Google's deadline for brands to ensure their websites are mobile-friendly passed, so what has the effect been on those with websites that are not mobile friendly? The latest data from Adobe reveals all. >>

Friday, July 10, 2015

Expert: Is Google gaming algorithms?

According to a recent academic paper, led in part by the Yelp data science team, Google may be gaming its search algorithm to favor its own web properties. BizReport recently reached out to Jamie Hill, Chairman & CEO of adMarketplace, to hear his thoughts about how this affects the search space. >>

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Study: Ebay, Amazon the most visible search advertisers

It should come as no surprise that two internet giants are leading the way in search visibility, but it may surprise you that they're leading in different areas. According to new data released by Searchmetrics online auction site Ebay is winning at product listing ads (PLA) while online retailer Amazon is winning at pay-per-click (PPC) ads. >>

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Expert: Why mobile could be a problem for Google

Things are changing rapidly in the online space, and according to one expert some of those rapid changes - specially the mobile changes - could spell trouble for online giant Google. >>

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Top 3 tips to improve online content

Content can be edgy or cute, but the overall goal for product content should be targeted information, says one expert. That's because content's main objective is to inform the target audience as they move through the purchase funnel. That's why brands should not think of content in an SEO context. >>

Monday, June 08, 2015

Have you logged into your Google My Business account recently?

Those local businesses who have a Google My Business account should know that accounts may be unverified if they have not been active in the past six months. >>

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Google plans one-click shopping feature via mobile search

Google is taking advantage of mobile's lead over desktop in search by preparing to launch Buy buttons alongside sponsored mobile search results. >>

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

YouTube videos dominate keyword searches on Google

A new whitepaper from Searchmetrics reveals that more than half of all Google searches return at least one video and that most of those videos belong to YouTube. >>

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Google highlights changing search behavior as mobile overtakes desktop

Hot on the heels of Google's requirement that websites are mobile friendly comes news that more Google searches take place on a mobile device than on desktop computers in 10 different countries, including the U.S. >>

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