Content Marketing in 15 Minutes a Day: 3 Content Hacks #12experts

On December 2, 2014

Welcome to Day 2 of 12 Days of Experts! This month, we'll be featuring 12 hand-picked articles by industry experts and thought leaders, offering a wider perspective on marketing, business, and leadership. We hope you enjoy these voices from outside the WordStream world. I'm tremendously excited that an author, speaker, and writer of Ann's renown would allow us to share her insights with our readers. - Larry 

Introducing 12 Days of Experts – Our Holiday Gift to You! #12Experts

On December 1, 2014

If you ran into LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner in an airport and saw the opportunity to pick his brain about social media marketing, would you? What if Moz founder Rand Fishkin asked you out for coffee – would you try to get a really solid, potentially business-changing piece of advice out of him?

I bet if you happened to bump into GoDaddy's CEO Blake Irving at a party, you could have a pretty incredible and informative conversation about business growth and the current state of tech.

WordStream’s Best of the Month: November

On November 26, 2014

Things are about to get weird.

Already stressing out about the traffic or the weather (or both)? Before you set off to wherever you’re going this weekend (which is probably work, if you’re anywhere other than the United States), check out WordStream’s best posts from November.

Oh, and I won’t be making any lame Thanksgiving jokes, like, “Be thankful for these awesome posts” – sorry.

How to Get a Million+ Blog Visits Per Month

On November 24, 2014

As more and more brands become publishers, the competition for eyeballs on your content continues to grow. The web is now pretty much littered with blogs – some super successful and others … not so much.

What is it that makes a blog take off and become a hit with readers, to the extent that hundreds of thousands or even millions of viewers tune in religiously every month?

More importantly, what would it do for your business to have a million people reading your blog and sharing your content with other members of your target audience?

15 Expert Predictions for PPC & Search Marketing in 2015

On December 2, 2014

What's next in search marketing? Considering how often Google updates the AdWords platform and how many new ad products we see unleashed on the industry each year, the only thing certain is change!

However, while no one knows exactly what's next, we can certainly look to the predictions and educated guesses of PPC industry leaders to help keep our focus in the right areas.

European Commission Vote Could Mean the End for Google

On November 26, 2014

Google just can’t catch a break in Europe. The search giant has been embroiled in an intense legal battle over its allegedly anticompetitive position since 2009, and despite its efforts to appease European officials by displaying paid Shopping ads by competitors in the SERPs, the European Commission still isn’t satisfied that Google is playing fair.

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9 Reasons Your AdWords Ad Was Disapproved – And How to Fix It

On November 25, 2014

It’s no big secret that Google has been cracking down on ad disapprovals lately. The search powerhouse is becoming stricter in order to better regulate the quality of ads being shown to users. On the managed services team here at WordStream, we work with many accounts from various industries, and it seems that all industries are being affected. Google is even digging into paused ads and flagging disapprovals.

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Introducing Larry’s Links – THE Content Round-Up for Busy Marketers

On November 21, 2014

Keeping up with what’s going on in marketing can feel like a full-time job. Sure, you can scan the headlines every morning to stay up to date with what’s happening in search and social, but if you’re like me, you probably wish there was an easier way to stay on top of developments in our industry. Well, now there is!