Tag: paid search advertising

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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…
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November 18, 2019 0
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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…
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October 24, 2019 0
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Zero Click Search Results: What’s Going On?

The increase in zero click search results has negatively impacted web traffic. According to an article on Odysys, this is hurting the hospitality industry as “above the fold” results are paid search ads and Google’s own content. What else is contributing to the increase in zero click search results? What are Zero Click Searches? Zero…
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September 10, 2019 0
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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…
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August 30, 2019 2

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,…
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August 6, 2019 0