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European Commission Vote Could Mean the End for Google

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. Image via www.dw.de Now, Google could soon be...
November 26, 2014
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Google

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

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! Introducing Larry’s Links Larry’s Links is a brand-new email series I’ll be...
November 21, 2014
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WordStream

20 Ways to Improve Your Presentation Skills

I've been doing a lot of presenting recently, and I have no problem admitting that it's tough. For those not born with natural eloquence, public speaking can be remarkably nerve-racking. But I’m getting a lot better! One of the biggest lessons I’ve learned over the last few years is that to be a great speaker, it’s key to develop a personal speaking style. Since I know I’m not the most eloquent...
November 19, 2014
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Marketing Strategy

Google Is Stealing Your Traffic Again: Will Shopping Ads Be the Knowledge Graph of Paid Search?

How would you feel about paying more for your Shopping Ads on branded search terms? A new Google Shopping test, spotted this week by Andy Taylor at RKG, actually directs branded search traffic to a Google Shopping results page, rather than back to your website or your own Shopping Ads. RKG published this screenshot of a test search for the clothing brand Anthropologie: In this test, the...
November 12, 2014
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Google

How Content Marketing REALLY Works: New Webinar with Moz & WordStream

Content marketing is all the rage and we know it can be incredibly effective. However, many marketers still struggle to maximize their content marketing ROI. So what’s the problem? You can’t measure the ROI of any marketing channel if you have no idea how it works. How do the best content marketers drive so many eyeballs? How can some businesses afford to keep turning out such awesome stuff?...
November 12, 2014
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Content Marketing

Complete Guide to Content Remarketing: How to Win Friends, Influence People & Double Your Leads

Content marketing is all the rage, but once you create that perfect piece and send it out into the universe, how do you know you're getting the maximum benefit from it? People may read it and love it – but will they ever come back? Marketers have to take the next step to recapture audience attention and turn more lookers into leads. How? With content remarketing. It's such a crazy effective...
November 05, 2014
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Marketing Strategy

Why SEOs Don’t Need a Code of Ethics from SEMPO

Recently, the Search Engine Marketing Professionals Organization (SEMPO) suggested that a code of ethics be created to govern how SEOs conduct themselves. In light of the black-hat tactics that regularly make headlines in industry publications, it’s understandable – but that doesn’t mean it’s a good idea, or even practical. A Code of Ethics Will Create – Not Solve – Problems SEMPO’s proposal...
November 03, 2014
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SEO Marketing

Hotels.com Busted for Buying Links, Offers Weak Apology

As is true of so many things in life, the big boys have it a whole lot easier than the rest of us. Fishing for backlinks in exchange for money can be risky (not to mention deeply unethical), but that didn’t stop Hotels.com, an Expedia property, from sending out spammy emails asking travel marketing bloggers for precisely that. What Happened? Earlier this month, a number of influential travel...
October 28, 2014
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Link Building

5 Seriously Powerful but Underused Google AdWords Features

Google AdWords is a seriously powerful, dynamic online advertising platform, yet few users ever even begin to reach their full potential within the service. Google is constantly updating AdWords, adding new features, killing off ones that don't work, and changing the way features function, thousands of times a year. It's no wonder marketers can't keep up! Thanks to this ever-changing nature of...
October 27, 2014
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AdWords Tips

Discover 4 Steps to Outsmarting the PPC Competition on October 21

The paid search landscape is fraught with risks and opportunities. But how do you know which risks to address first? Simply digging your way through the mass of PPC data available can be a huge chore. More importantly though, how can you pinpoint and take advantage of the opportunities offering the greatest rewards when the competition is stiff and constantly changing? We talk a great deal here...
October 16, 2014
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Paid Search Marketing

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