Category: SEM

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Not Exactly a Match: The Evolution & Impact of Match Types

Background Google defines “exact” as: precise or not approximated in any way, and “broad” as: covering a large number and wide scope of subjects or areas. However, over the past few years, Google has redefined what these terms mean to…

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Google Marketing Live 2018 Keynote Takeaways: “Advertising For Everyone”

Background The rapid evolution of technology, such as enhanced machine learning, has empowered advertisers and marketers with a plethora of opportunities to fulfill personal, relevant and frictionless experiences for consumers. Google’s annual Marketing Live conference represented another push toward an…

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Google Consolidates and Rebrands DoubleClick and AdWords Products

Background On June 27, Google announced that it would consolidate and rebrand its entire suite of DoubleClick and AdWords products into three brands: Google Ads, Google Marketing Platform, and Google Ad Manager. This move will retire the DoubleClick and AdWords…

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What to Consider When Forming a Paid Search Competitor Strategy

Competitor keywords present unique opportunities that regular brand and non-brand keywords do not.  However, they can come with headaches or can wind up being inefficient if not employed correctly. We’ll explore what’s worth considering when determining a competitor spend approach…

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POV: Google AMP Quality Update

Background Google recently announced that they will enforce quality standards, ensuring the integrity of Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP). By February 1, 2018, AMP page content must have “close parity between AMP and its canonical page, for pages that wish to…

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Google Announces Changes to AdWords Daily Budget Caps

Background Last month, Google took another step towards bringing their machine learning and Artificial Intelligence capabilities to the forefront of campaign management in AdWords. The search giant announced that daily campaign budgets are now capable of spending up to twice…

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Google Identity Data on YouTube

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Google Identity Data on YouTube

Background With more than 50% of YouTube videos watched on mobile devices, Google recently announced a plan to make fundamental shifts in how advertisers can both target ads as well as understand their performance on YouTube. At the heart of…

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