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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Covario: Search spend up in Q1, Q2

For the first half of the year, search marketing is doing very well - with mobile search spending leading the way. According to Covario's new Global Paid Search Spend Analysis the Q2 search spend increased just over 21%; the Q1 spend increased 19%. >>

Thursday, July 03, 2014

Retailers cash in on action-packed sporting weekend

It's not unusual to see an increase in sport-related offers appear during a major tournament such as the Olympics but the convergence of several sporting events this weekend has seen discounts offered in the UK on VoucherCodes.co.uk rise a whopping 135% on last year. >>

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Study: Brand perception, recall, favor pushed by rewards

In a new study out from IPG Media Lab and Kiip, researchers found rewards are pushing metrics like brand favorability and recall as well as brand perception - but that the rewards to the brand are higher when consumer rewards are offered at the right moment. >>

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Google highlights mobile search behavior among FIFA World Cup fans

Football fans all over the globe are reaching fever pitch as the FIFA World Cup draws ever nearer. This year, fans watching from the UK are a different breed to those who watched the 2010 games. This year, fans are a lot more mobile savvy, according to new research from Google. >>

Monday, June 09, 2014

eBay research suggests search ads have 'no measurable benefit'

Researchers at eBay claim that brand keyword ads in search engines have little benefit to advertisers in the short-term, calling into question the millions of dollars invested. >>

Thursday, June 05, 2014

Confidence and motivation high among Australian digital marketers

Digital marketers Down Under are on top of their game, according to a new survey by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (Australia), when compared with their counterparts in other countries. >>

Friday, May 30, 2014

Holiday planning starts online with search

It's not just travel deals that need to be in tip top condition as the holiday season approaches. Marketers need to ensure their digital offerings are up to scratch, too, as most U.S. travelers head online to plan their vacations. >>

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Study: Retailers failing at cross channel, for now

A new study from RSR Research indicates retailers may be failing at cross-channel - for now. That's because, while most retailers admit they have plans for cross-channel synchronization, most (89%) haven't implemented the strategy. >>

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Survey reveals search habits of new and expectant parents

New and expectant parents have a lot of questions. Many now turn to the Internet for look for help and advice. A new survey from Google Think Insights reveals that new and expectant parents conduct twice as many searches online than non-parents. >>

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

One-third of Google search users fail to realize ads labeled as ads are ads

A recent study from UX firm Bunnyfoot, published by eConsultancy, reveals that more than one-third of Internet users do not realize that Google Adwords are paid-for advertising units. >>

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Kenshoo: Paid search continues double-digit yearly growth

While paid search continues to account for the lion's share of digital marketing investment, Kenshoo's latest quarterly study shows how social ad spending is increasing at a faster rate year-on-year. >>

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Marin study reveals the effect of integrating search and social campaigns

New research from Marin Software reveals that not only do search campaigns perform better when managed alongside social campaigns, but consumers that click on both search and social ads are more likely to make a purchase and spend more. >>

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Reports: Ad spend up on Bing, consumers still heavy on Google

More search dollars are being pushed into Microsoft's Bing space. That according to new data out from The Search Agency which found that Bing's growth (Q1 2014) was more than double the growth of spending for Google. >>

Monday, April 14, 2014

Study: Mobile search captures more ad dollars

Pay per click ad spending is seeing a new push and it's in the mobile space. That is the takeaway from Covario's Q1 Global Search report, which shows the mobile search spending jumped 135% (Q1 2013 vs. Q1 2014) and 35% over Q4 2013. >>

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

How on-site search leads to better engagement

Customers visiting branded websites want one thing: an experience that fits their needs. This is where personalization comes in - the right context, the right products and knowing what history a customer has with the brand can help to deliver a personalized experience that will engage and push more conversions. >>

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