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Stop Keyword Expansion to Grow AdWords Revenues 280%

Stop Keyword Expansion to Grow AdWords Revenues 280%

Smart application of the 80/20 rule will keep your Google AdWords’ keyword lists focused and profitable. Get PPC tips from our Director of Paid Search on how to successfully apply Pareto’s Principle to account management, keyword expansion, and keyword optimization. Learn how to find the keywords that will work hard for you, and spend less time chasing new ones. Plus, she shares a case study on how revenues were increased more than 280% for a client using these superior account/keyword optimization methods!

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August 31, 2016

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Are Organic Search Results Still Above the Fold?

Are Organic Search Results Still Above the Fold?

Digital marketers are concerned about how the removal of paid text ads on the right-side of the Google search results page will affect organic search, local search and paid search visibility. We’ve audited the most popular screen resolutions to show how this change will affect organic search and recommend the best way to combat this is through a holistic approach to content development and digital marketing channel mix optimization.

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March 3, 2016

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How to Write Better PPC Text Ads

How to Write Better PPC Text Ads

As a Paid Search Marketing Strategist at Blast, I was thrilled to attend MECLABS Web Optimization Summit held in NYC in late May. It was awesome to share and learn from so many like-minded marketing optimization industry leaders.

At Blast, we are a goal and data driven group. As such, we’ve developed frameworks that allow us to rapidly optimize and improve performance, producing the greatest gains for our clients. In this article we are sharing straightforward tips on how we have learned to create measurably better paid search ads. In fact, you’ll find ad examples and an easy-to-use PPC Ad Copy Writing Template that will help you write better PPC text ads.

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July 25, 2014

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133 Digital Marketing Ideas from MozCon 2013 Day 2

133 Digital Marketing Ideas from MozCon 2013 Day 2

Listening to all of the digital marketing ideas on Day 2 of MozCon 2013 I came to the realization that I love my job. Now, this isn’t a new revelation, I frequently think about that. But, it’s still nice to be in an environment that reminds me of just how cool it is.

Read on for 133 digital marketing ideas and to see why digital marketing is so cool.

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July 9, 2013

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Google Adwords Enhanced Campaigns Shake Things Up

Google Adwords Enhanced Campaigns Shake Things Up

Google recently announced Enhanced Campaigns, which is the biggest change to come to Adwords in a long time. Google Adwords Enhanced Campaigns is the latest attempt for Google to capitalize on the increasing shift toward mobile use. To help demystify the new updates, we have outlined the most important enhancements and provided guidance on the actions you need to take.

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March 7, 2013

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Can You Trust Your Google Analytics Data?

Can You Trust Your Google Analytics Data?

Your data in Google Analytics may not be as accurate as you think. If you have a large volume of traffic, your data could easily be off by 10-80%, or even more. Shocking right? One reason for inaccurate data is your implementation; we’ve focused on that topic in previous blog posts and we also offer consulting services to expertly address those issues.

Another reason, which is outside of your control in Google Analytics Standard, is the amount of data you have and your probability to receive sampled data in the GA reporting interface (or even via the API). We’ll be focusing on the latter, diving into the world of sampled GA data and helping you understand at what point you should trust the data (or not).

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February 21, 2013

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2012 MozCon – Day Two Wrap Up

2012 MozCon – Day Two Wrap Up

Day two of the 2012 SEOmoz MozCon was another successful day packed with tons of [link] juicy digital marketing information. Yesterday we saw a wide range of topics and today was no different. From dancing robots to serious Excel API tips to persona modeling to design; it was fast, furious and fun.

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July 26, 2012

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Top 10+ Analytics Tips from Accelerate Conference 2011

Top 10+ Analytics Tips from Accelerate Conference 2011

The first Accelerate Conference (2011) at UC San Francisco Mission Bay was a fantastic “fire hose” of analytical insights and observations from a variety of the top minds in the analytics industry. If you missed it, this post will give you a wealth of analytics, social, mobile and conversion tips. Plus, a link to register for FREE for the next conference.

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December 27, 2011

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