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Are you holding back on Branded AdWords Campaigns? 3 Reasons You Should Reconsider [Video]

Are you bidding on your own brand in AdWords? Branded AdWords campaigns are frequently a source of fear and frustration for PPC marketers, with competitor brands bidding on your brand, and PPC implications for SEO. Check out the video below to determine… > Read More

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3 Overlooked Data Tips to Rank Higher on Google Shopping

You’re up to date on Google Shopping Campaign updates. Your optimizing your Google Shopping campaign for day parting, and changing up ad bidding based on performance. You spend at least an hour a day in AdWords analytics scouring your ad data. You’re… > Read More

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Google Changes You Need to Make In 8 Days

In June, Google announced that it would enforce new Google Merchant Center feed specifications starting September 30th. Google’s updated data requirements change standards for how information is displayed by Google advertisers for product inventory. The new data requirement, which modifies formatting for availability and product titles, along with other product… > Read More

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Ecommerce Device Report: Why Mobile May Be Failing You

Despite Mobile’s Momentum, Ecommerce Still Predominantly Desktop Driven (Study) Despite perceptions that shopping on mobile devices is increasingly dominating the retail experience, a recent study from CPC Strategy suggests that desktop usage is still king by a wide margin. The study highlights… > Read More

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PPC Data Tip: Using Heat Maps for PPC

AdWords allows you to generate some awesome reports to analyze data trends, which you can leverage to optimize your PPC account all year. For Q4 understanding your performance data, and trends across reports is integral. Excel is an amazing tool to help… > Read More

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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