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5 Ways to Drive More Customers in a Mobile-First World

According to eMarketer, over 70% of U.S. paid search spend will be mobile by 2017. And yet, optimizing mobile advertising and seeing significant ROI on it remains a crucible for many in the digital advertising world. We joined our technology partner DialogTech at the end of April for a webinar about how search marketers can […]

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Identify and Convert Your Most Valuable Audiences Across Channels

Global mobile trends all point to the same conclusion – operating in channel-specific silos no longer works, and now’s the time for marketers to implement a strong cross-channel marketing strategy. If you subscribe to this blog (and if you don’t, see that second little box on the right), you already know we’ve been evangelizing the […]

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Google’s New Ad Layout: Where Are We Now?

A few months ago, Google veered course from how it’s historically served desktop ads. Right-hand ads were removed, while a fourth ad slot was added above the organic search results. This change aligned mobile and desktop search results, and is regarded as Google’s acknowledgement that mobile search — not desktop — is key to the […]

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The Continuing Adventures of Cross-Channel Marketing: The Latest Performance Data

When we looked at performance marketing data from the first quarter of 2016, one thing became clear: cross-channel, cross-device targeting remains the most powerful differentiator for profitable marketing strategies. To create our quarterly benchmark reports, we sample the Marin Global Online Advertising Index, composed of advertisers who invest more than $7 billion in annualized ad […]

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Marketing Executives Swap Ideas at Marin Software’s New York Summit

On Thursday, April 28th, we held our first ever Executive Summit in New York City at The Standard Hotel. The afternoon’s talks were sponsored by Marin Software partner Yahoo and led by Marin Software’s CEO, David A. Yovanno. We had a great roster of Marin presenters, who walked through our roadmap and shared their thoughts […]

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American Eagle – Using Facebook, Instagram, and FAN to Cut Costs

“With Carousel Ads and Facebook Audience Network, we’re telling a captivating brand story, and more people who are likely to browse our products are clicking our ads.” – Cheryl Degrasse / Sr. Director of Digital Media / American Eagle Outfitters With a high volume of spend across two brands, four Facebook accounts, and two U.S. […]

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Here Come the Grads: Are They Ready for Your SEM Team?

Grad season is fast approaching, and college students are already applying for paid search roles in anticipation of their impending release into the “real world.” These eager newcomers can make great additions to SEM teams, provided they’re given the knowledge and resources they need to do that stellar work you expect. However, paid search today […]

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5 Speedy Ways to Optimize Your Mobile
Conversion Rate

This is a guest post from Garrett Mehrguth, CEO of Directive Consulting, a Google Partner and MozLocal Recommended Agency serving small to enterprise level firms. Thumbs and tiny screens can be tricky. Users have unique needs when they’re on a mobile device, and as advertisers, it’s critical that we create a conversion-friendly mobile experience. By the end […]

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What Can Online Retailers Expect This
Mother’s Day?

Mother’s Day is almost here! With flowers, cards, and family visits close at hand, many brick and mortar retailers are gearing up for the shopping spike. The season of maternal appreciation extends to online retailers, who are also gussying up their search, social, and display campaigns to attract consumers around the world. How did online […]

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3 Facebook Creative Tips for Success

This is a guest post from Sarah Burns, Content Manager at Boost Media. Marketers are spending billions of dollars on Facebook advertising. Why? Because Facebook ads work, thanks to extensive targeting options and the native look and feel of ad creative. The most important, but often overlooked, element in any campaign is great ad creative. […]

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