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Responsive Search Ads: The Latest Data Insights

Responsive Search Ads: The Latest Data Insights

This is a guest post from Will Cozart, Labs Analyst at 3Q Digital. Advertisers were somewhat skeptical of the new Responsive Search Ads (RSAs) when they were first announced at Google Marketing Live 2018, as the format represented one more step into an automated search marketing world. So, what are RSAs (see this article with […]

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YouTube Marketing: Who’s Doing it Right and How You Can Too

YouTube Marketing: Who’s Doing it Right and How You Can Too

This is a guest post from Maddie Davis, co-founder of Enlightened Digital. Technology has disrupted a variety of traditional business methods, including marketing. As social media continues to be a fact of life for billions of people, more businesses are looking to social platforms to reach their target audiences. With more than 30 million visitors per […]

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A Recipe for Making the Best Use of Audiences In Your Ad Campaigns

A Recipe for Making the Best Use of Audiences In Your Ad Campaigns

Audience targeting is much like cooking—with the right ingredients, a few adjustments, and seasoning to taste, you can create something hearty and enticing. Like any good online recipe, we’ll start broad and dive into the details, and cover the options you have for building an excellent mixture of audience-enabled advertising campaigns. And, while you can […]

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4 Best Practices for Responsive Search Ads

4 Best Practices for Responsive Search Ads

Google’s responsive search ads (RSAs) have been up and running since mid-2018, and several best practices are emerging that focus on a few key areas: Strategies for getting started Creative variety Pinning Optimization Here, we detail each of these ways search advertisers can create effective and high-performing RSAs. 1. Just Get Started The first step […]

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What Advertisers Can Do to Prepare for More Visual and Voice Searches

What Advertisers Can Do to Prepare for More Visual and Voice Searches

This is a guest post from Charlotte Haab, Account Lead at 3Q Digital. Voice and visual search methods are quickly becoming more mainstream. There’s our Amazon ambassador Alexa, of course, our old pal Siri, the lesser-known Cortana—we even have voice assistance available in our refrigerators these days. Search marketers are starting to notice an influx […]

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The First Steps to Creating a True Cross-Channel Advertising Strategy

The First Steps to Creating a True Cross-Channel Advertising Strategy

Before you begin to investigate tactics for implementing an effective cross-channel advertising strategy, it’s important to take a broad view of your goals, data, and business. In this article, we look at the necessary elements you should have in place before getting tactical with your cross-channel ad campaigns. Understand Your Goals What are your digital […]

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3 Things You Need to Know About Google’s New Prominence Metrics

3 Things You Need to Know About Google’s New Prominence Metrics

Google announced that they’ll eliminate the “average position” metric in the third quarter of this year. New metrics to give advertisers more control over their “race to the top” of the SERP will take its place. In this article, we review what these metrics are, how they work, and how marketers can prepare. 1. What’s […]

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Looking Back at the Big Bang

Looking Back at the Big Bang

We called time on The Big Bang 2019 recently in London’s Science Museum, but plenty of good memories abound from the conference. The agenda included several big themes swirling around the digital advertising world, including artificial intelligence, feed management, big data, and the future of search. Our opening session was a lively slam down debate […]

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Finance, eCommerce, and Dynamic Product Ads Rock It: Our Q4 2018 Digital Benchmark Report

Finance, eCommerce, and Dynamic Product Ads Rock It: Our Q4 2018 Digital Benchmark Report

In Q4 2018, paid search continued its upward trend, growing 10% YoY. As inventory gets more expensive, however, more spend doesn’t necessarily mean more clicks—there was a modest 10% increase year-over-year in Retail, less than the search spend for the vertical. Instagram Stories and Dynamic Product Ads ruled, however—Instagram received 18% of total Facebook spend, […]

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SERP, SEM, ETA, RSA: The Acronym-Filled Journey of Search Advertising

SERP, SEM, ETA, RSA: The Acronym-Filled Journey of Search Advertising

From the birth of the search engine through 2016, advertisers worked hard to make their SEM ad messages concise enough to fit into the strict character limits of a standard text ad. Every ad had 25 characters in a headline and 35 characters in each of the two description lines. Also, advertisers could get beyond […]

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