A Month Without Google

A Month Without Google

Data breaches and individual privacy dominated the headlines of 2018 and 2019, and public trust in Silicon Valley tech companies was and still is at an all time low. Google is one of the most dominant if not the dominant tech company in the United States. As a result, all Americans engage with some of their products. I wanted to […]

Google’s Becoming a Content Competitor, but This Isn’t New

Google’s Becoming a Content Competitor, but This Isn’t New

In 2019 we’ve seen some drastic changes in Google’s traffic, mostly in the form of zero click searches. These searches keep people on Google’s SERP (instead of following a link to a site) due to featured snippets and “position zero” content Google populates with externally sourced information. After issues regarding song lyrics and Genius, Google has included an attribution to […]

Search Engine Marketing on Bing vs. Google

Search Engine Marketing on Bing vs. Google

Bing is the second most used search engine for searches within the United States. In context, it occupies 1.42% of the entire search engine landscape while Google occupies 94.15%. While Google has been in hot water lately, it still dominates the search market with over 5.6 billion searches done per day. Both Google and Bing are optimized for search engine […]

What’s Up With Google?

What’s Up With Google?

Google has been the company on everyone’s minds in light of recent updates. The massive search engine is undergoing scrutiny for lack of click through results, increase in ads and decrease in organic search real estate. In this webinar, David Clemen, Vice President of Digital Operations at LSC Digital, talks through some recent SERP changes and tactics for overcoming new […]

Local PPC: is it for me?

Local PPC: is it for me?

PPC (pay-per-click) text ads are the gateway to further connections through online advertising. This type of ad is often a first touchpoint individuals have with a brand. The PPC campaign’s main goal is to drive traffic to the website through clicks on a text ad. Though this type of ad is most popular for beginners, there are ways to tailor […]