Now is the best time to stitch your search marketing loopholes before 2022

30-second summary: Confused users don’t spend money Your search marketing needs to thread in your brand’s messaging, targeting, design, and overall experience to ensure trust, clarity, and eventual sales SEO pioneer, serial entrepreneur, and best selling author, Kris Jones helps you weave a tight SEO and search marketing strategy before 2022 ushers in If you spend enough time in the digital marketing space, even if you focus on just one area of it, you’ll eventually catch wind of the intersection of SEO, paid media, web design, and link building. There’s no avoiding it since all these areas run together to ideally form a strong online presence for a business. Within that context, if you’ve ever been the one to devise a digital strategy for yourself or your clients, you’re probably familiar with the types of market niches that would push a business to focus more on SEO or paid search marketing

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Now is the best time to stitch your search marketing loopholes before 2022

How to best utilize the networks within Google AdWords

30-second summary: Google networks can be tricky when deciding which ones are best for your goals and budget Three tips that will help you to utilize the networks strategically You first need to understand the difference before selecting a network Clean data is key when analyzing performance, so it is best to keep network targeting separately Where a user is at in the conversion funnel will tell you if the network brings conversions By having two different campaigns that are network specific, you will be able to properly target your audience with clear messaging while being able to access key data points quickly and accurately There are two networks within Google AdWords – display and search. When you set up a campaign for the first time, you may notice an option to add either one of these within the settings

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How to best utilize the networks within Google AdWords

How marketers can start using AI for stronger results

30-second summary: AI has entered mainstream use in a variety of industries, and marketing is no different There are plenty of ways marketers can start leveraging AI for stronger results In this post, we take a look at four simple yet effective ways you can get started using AI to supercharge your marketing efforts and also improve customer experience Think about how artificial intelligence (AI) is already contributing to your daily life — those smart replies in Gmail, movie recommendations on Netflix, music recommendations on Spotify, your intelligent voice assistant, and so on.

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How marketers can start using AI for stronger results

Smart Bidding: Five ways machine learning improves PPC advertising

30-second summary: The machine learning-enhanced “Smart Bidding” capabilities available in Google Ads offer an easy way to see the campaign results you want while allowing you to take a more hands-off approach. You can use Smart Bidding on the campaign level or, if you prefer, you can apply it to your entire ad portfolio, allowing you to optimize all of your campaigns using Google’s ML algorithms

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Smart Bidding: Five ways machine learning improves PPC advertising

Google Ads new features: Five tips for your Google Ads campaigns

30-second summary: Every year Google adds more automation and complexity to their ad products. While it can help day to day campaign management, it comes at the price of readability and control over your campaigns. Marketers are constantly challenged to find effective ways to maintain control over their campaigns and strategies.

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Google Ads new features: Five tips for your Google Ads campaigns

What affiliate marketers have missed about Google Analytics

30-second summary: Affiliate marketers can use Google Analytics to do the following – Google Event Tracking to monitor on-site engagements, Google Dashboards for analyzing user behavior, and build custom Audiences for improving audience retargeting.

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What affiliate marketers have missed about Google Analytics

Search engine saturation: The ever evolving SERP and how brands are responding

30-second summary: The evolution of search results in addition to this crazy pandemic has changed search results more than ever. Including new features to drill down by brand, see news, and reviews. Brands who appear in both paid and organic listings were at the lowest level in 11 years with just 8% of brands appearing in both categories

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Search engine saturation: The ever evolving SERP and how brands are responding

The untapped value of qualitative keyword data

30-second summary: Google Keyword Planner helps us filter down our seed list, show trends in the wording people use when they search and highlight big opportunities we should be tapping into. Contrary to popular belief, Jack Telford, Starcom’s Owned Strategy Director argues that most keyword research today is over-reliant on this quantifying of searcher behavior and therefore misses out on the huge value in studying low to no-volume search terms.

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The untapped value of qualitative keyword data