WordStream’s Best of the Month: August

On August 28, 2015

Love it or hate it, summer is finally drawing to a close. Various pumpkin-flavored products have already found their way onto shelves everywhere (to the dismay of many), the temperature is (finally) starting to drop, and pretty soon we’ll all be walking through the park sporting stylish scarf and sweater combos.

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Dan Shewan

3 No-Brainer Ways to Stop Wasting Your AdWords Budget

On August 26, 2015

Have you ever bought a house? I have not, but I’ve recently learned a lot about the process, and man, oh man is it complicated. From finding the right real estate agent and obtaining a mortgage to bidding wars, home inspections, and appraisals. If you’re not well-informed, cautious, and diligent during the entire process, you could end up purchasing a home with a long list of problems and minimal chance of making a profit when you sell.

This is not unlike another market... Can you guess which one I’m referring to? The search market of course!

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Margot da Cunha

The ABCs of Google AdWords

On August 24, 2015

Google shocked the world earlier this month when it announced that the company would be folded into an umbrella company called Alphabet.

Of course, Google will still be Google, and AdWords isn’t going anywhere, but the company’s new corporate structure lets them separate the various aspects of the business, such as its advertising products from its dystopian driverless car projects and other wacky “moonshot” ideas that are under development in the company’s secretive Google X labs. At least that’s the official story…

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Navah Hopkins

18 Signs You Are a Digital Marketer

On August 20, 2015

18 Signs You Are A Digital Marketer

#1: You Include a Call to Action in Your Online Dating Profile

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I’ll bet you $20 that the man who designed this shirt is a marketer…and he’s probably wearing this shirt in his Tinder profile picture.

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Erin Sagin

Hunting Big PPC Optimizations for Massive ROI Increases at SMX East

On August 27, 2015

This fall, the SMX East crowd once again descends on the Javits Center in New York City for three days of expert advice and instruction on SEO and search marketing. This year, the agenda features over 50 sessions, 5 in-depth workshops, epic keynotes, Janes of Digital, The Landy Awards (by Search Engine Land) and of course, the amazing SMX After Dark party.

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Larry Kim

The 5 Elements of a Strong Inbound Marketing Strategy

On August 25, 2015

Are you a huge fan of cold calls? What about the marketing emails – that you never signed up for – invading your inbox? TV commercials in the middle of your favorite show? Unless it’s the Super Bowl, these marketing messages tend to be frowned upon or ignored rather than delightfully consumed.

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Margot da Cunha

99 Online Marketing Tools You Won’t Be Able to Live Without

On August 24, 2015

To say that digital marketers have to be jacks-of-all-trades is a considerable understatement. Marketers don’t often get the recognition they deserve for having to master so many different software tools, but if there’s one profession that requires knowledge of more tools than a Swiss army knife, online marketing is it.

Online marketing tools 

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Dan Shewan