Mary Weinstein

Mary Weinstein is the Director of Content at CPC Strategy, and an expert in Retail Search, Google Shopping and Digital Marketing. A NY native, Mary spends her time educating online merchants, hiking and drinking copious amounts of coffee. You can also find her work on SEW, SEMRush, MOZ and Practical Ecommerce.

Recent Posts by Mary Weinstein

SEM Monitoring, search

Search Monitoring: Brand Manufacturers’ Secret Weapon

This is a guest post by Ken Barber. Ken is a the VP of Marketing at The Search Monitor, a competitive intelligence agency for paid search. Manufacturers are a segment of advertisers that can gain a lot from monitoring online ads. Like any… > Read More

Google Shopping Express

Google Price Drop: What, Where, How

Ever notice Google highlights price drop for certain AdWords products in search? The Google price drop feature on search pages comes directly from Google, and is only eligible for products which meet specific requirements. What is Google’s price drop feature- and is… > Read More

Google product ratings

3 Ways to Improve your Brand on Google for Q4

Shoppers on Google are judging you. They’re judging where you appear on Google, how your store appears, your ratings, etc. Moving into Q4, how your products and store appear on Google is pivotal. Take the time to optimize your Google exposure to generate… > Read More

Google AdSense ads

Google Ad Update: Product Ads on Sites with AdSense

Today, Google announced its extension of Product Listing ads with AdSense for Shopping. Product Ads on Google search can now get exposure on sites in Google’s retail and commerce Search Network- sites like Walmart.com with the AdSense for Shopping program. Google AdSense for Shopping… > Read More

Google site search box

Google Search Inception: Why Google Never Wants You To Leave

This month, Search Engine Land spotted Google testing a search feature within search results Here is a look at Google’s search within search SERP test: Google Search in Search Last week, Google formally announced its improved search box within search. The improved sitelinks search… > Read More

Google PLA search test

5 Google Search Results Tests You Didn’t Notice

Google Search Results Test: Product Ad Related Products This week our Retail Search Analysts spotted a new Google SERP test with Product Listing Ad categories. When searching for ‘modloft’, Google search results split product ads into two different product categories. Here is… > Read More

Amazon Product reviews

How to Deal with Amazon Review Trolls

Recently I had the opportunity to chat with someone who has never shopped on Amazon (yes they do exist). My first recommendation was to make a decision based on price- but mitigated by product reviews. Amazon reviews are a big part of… > Read More

Amazon Fresh grocery delivery

Amazon Fresh Not so Fresh Feeling

This July, Amazon expanded its grocery delivery service Amazon Fresh to San Diego. Previously in Los Angeles, San Franciso, and Seattle, the service boasts same day shipping, a diverse selection, and the ability to shop with local eateries. Amazon Fresh, a grocery… > Read More

AdWords Q4 performance

7 AdWords Reports to Improve Q4 Sales on Google

Q4 2013 saw Google paid search grow 19%, with a 15% increase in paid clicks from the previous year. Are you prepared for Q4 AdWords increases this year? Below are key AdWords reports to help you optimize and prioritize your AdWords campaign… > Read More

AdWords Q4

How to Predict Which Q4 Google Products Will Sell, and Then Sell More of Them

There are roughly 120 until the 2014 big holidays- Christmas, Kwanza, Hanukah. Still too far off to plan for your store on Google Shopping? Last year, Costco, Sam’s Club and Michaels all featured Christmas displays in August, and 40% of polled US shoppers admitted… > Read More

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