Category Archives: Search Trends

Search Engines Doing A Better Job Of Calling Out Paid-Search Ads

Search Engines Doing A Better Job Of Calling Out Paid-Search Ads by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, December 13, 2018 Google and Bing, and even Amazon, have been criticized for not doing more to distinguish paid-search advertisements from organic search results, but the findings from a survey results released Thursday suggest improvements. In fact 77% of people … Continue reading Search Engines Doing A Better Job Of Calling Out Paid-Search Ads

What Google And Facebook Can Learn From Alternative Search

What Google And Facebook Can Learn From Alternative Search by Greg Sobiech , Op-Ed Contributor, (October 13, 2018) Digital marketing is an industry driven by innovation. Google did not earn its search crown without demonstrating a penchant for innovative thinking and adaptation. With all that in mind, it’s worth taking a look at what some … Continue reading What Google And Facebook Can Learn From Alternative Search

What Google Investments Tell Marketers About Its Search Roadmap

What Google Investments Tell Marketers About Its Search Roadmap by Laurie Sullivan , Staff Writer @lauriesullivan, September 28, 2018 If marketers want to map the future of search, all they need to do is track the number of times company executives mention a technology, especially during earnings calls, words in patents, and hush-hush investments such as … Continue reading What Google Investments Tell Marketers About Its Search Roadmap

Search And Ecommerce Taking A Larger Piece Of Back-To-School

Search And Ecommerce Taking A Larger Piece Of Back-To-School by Laurie Sullivan , Staff Writer @lauriesullivan, August 8, 2018 This year’s back-to-school ecommerce sales will likely exceed those in 2017, but not for in-store purchases. It appears that searches and sales will take a bigger piece of back-to-school sales. As part of Adobe’s Digital Dollar report … Continue reading Search And Ecommerce Taking A Larger Piece Of Back-To-School

Paid Search, Shopping Campaign Media Buys Continue To Rise

Paid Search, Shopping Campaign Media Buys Continue To Rise by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, March 30, 2018 Tracking the amount that marketers spent on paid search and shopping campaigns during the first quarter of 2018, agency reps from agency Merkle and platform provider Kenshoo joined Raymond James analysts on a conference call Thursday to share the … Continue reading Paid Search, Shopping Campaign Media Buys Continue To Rise