Category Archives: Search Trends

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

What is GS1 SmartSearch Schema markup and why should e-commerce sites use it?

Contributor Tony Edwards explains the new, more advanced schema markup for products called GS1 SmartSearch and how it helps listings gain visibility in the search results. Tony Edward on March 6, 2018   By now most of us should be familiar with Schema Product markup which can be leveraged for listings on e-commerce sites. The … Continue reading What is GS1 SmartSearch Schema markup and why should e-commerce sites use it?

Google: Pet-Related Keywords Driving Auto Searches

Google: Pet-Related Keywords Driving Auto Searches by Laurie Sullivan , Staff Writer @lauriesullivan, February 9, 2018 As the old saying goes, pets are family. And Google’s search data clearly shows that consumers in the U.S. put their furry friends first when searching for car accessories. Dogs and pet-related search queries continue to rise, particularly in … Continue reading Google: Pet-Related Keywords Driving Auto Searches

2018 Search Resolutions From Marketers At Brands, Agencies, Analyst Firms

2018 Search Resolutions From Marketers At Brands, Agencies, Analyst Firms by Laurie Sullivan @lauriesullivan, (January 05, 2018) Most people center their New Year’s resolution on major life-changing goals. Be a better person. Work out five days per week. Eliminate sugar. When it comes to search marketing, resolutions among analysts, marketers and agency executives centered on … Continue reading 2018 Search Resolutions From Marketers At Brands, Agencies, Analyst Firms

Are Search Professionals Optimistic About 2018?

Are Search Professionals Optimistic About 2018? by Laurie Sullivan , Staff Writer @lauriesullivan, December 29, 2017 Despite the continual search algorithm changes by Google and Bing, 92% of search-engine-optimization professionals feel optimistic that 2018 will be a good year for SEO professionals. But 73% think delivering client results will become more difficult. A study conducted … Continue reading Are Search Professionals Optimistic About 2018?