Tag Archives: Match

Big Changes Coming to Phrase Match & Broad Match Modifier

Conor Bond — August 8, 2019 — August 8, 2019 Your keywords are about to start matching to queries they’ve never matched to before. That’s right: Following up last September’s decision to make exact match keywords less exact, Google announced earlier today that phrase match and broad match modifier keywords will soon begin matching to … Continue reading Big Changes Coming to Phrase Match & Broad Match Modifier

When Your Buying Stages Don’t Match Your Customer’s Needs: Lessons in Customer Experience – Part 3

Lorena Harris — July 12, 2019 — July 12, 2019 As we discussed in part 2 of this series, even the largest and oldest companies are facing a new B2B selling environment where “old school” marketing and sales just doesn’t work like it did. Companies that talk to their prospects instead of listening and working … Continue reading When Your Buying Stages Don’t Match Your Customer’s Needs: Lessons in Customer Experience – Part 3

When Your Brand Finally Realizes It’s Not All About You | Lessons in Customer Experience part 2

When Your Brand Finally Realizes It’s Not All About You | Lessons in Customer Experience part 2   As we discussed in part 1 of this series, much of today’s B2B selling cycle happens online without human interaction. When done right, the brand delivers a clearly-defined experience driven in large part by the customer’s previous … Continue reading When Your Brand Finally Realizes It’s Not All About You | Lessons in Customer Experience part 2

When Marketing Prospects Don’t Want to Play Your Way | Lessons in Customer Experience part 1

When Marketing Prospects Don’t Want to Play Your Way | Lessons in Customer Experience part 1   Whether you want to believe it or not, customer experience is the new battleground by which business will be won or lost. Over the next four months, we will be publishing a 4-part blog series discussing key lessons … Continue reading When Marketing Prospects Don’t Want to Play Your Way | Lessons in Customer Experience part 1

Strategic Video Marketing: How to Match Your Videos to Your Content Goals

Victor Blasco — January 6, 2019 Follow @yumyumvideos — January 6, 2019 Video marketing is insanely effective. That’s something I can say with confidence since I have the numbers to back it up. That being said, harnessing videos’ amazing potential to engage your audience and deliver your message effectively isn’t something that “just happens”. It … Continue reading Strategic Video Marketing: How to Match Your Videos to Your Content Goals

Google’s Change to Exact Match Was Big, But Was it Actually Bad? [Data]

Mark Irvine — November 20, 2018 — November 20, 2018 Last month, Google announced another major change to its keyword match types. Specifically, exact match keywords would begin to serve to search terms that are “close variants that share the same meaning of your keywords,” including synonyms, paraphrases, and results with the same implied intent. … Continue reading Google’s Change to Exact Match Was Big, But Was it Actually Bad? [Data]

How keyword match types work after the new close match variants change

Here’s a free Google Ads script that delivers a detailed report on the impact of Google’s inclusion of “same meaning” queries in exact match close variants. Frederick Vallaeys on September 13, 2018   As reported here on Search Engine Land last week, Google is in the process of further broadening the meaning of ‘exact match’ keywords. … Continue reading How keyword match types work after the new close match variants change

Expanded phrase match negatives: A script for misspellings

Can’t spell? No problem, says contributor Daniel Gilbert. Here is a script that will boost your phrase negative keyword matching by finding the ones you’re failing to catch due to misspellings. Daniel Gilbert on August 17, 2018   As paid search specialists, our strength lies in our ability to exert control over our keyword targeting. … Continue reading Expanded phrase match negatives: A script for misspellings