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4 Important Things to Know About AdWords Parallel Tracking

4 Important Things to Know About AdWords Parallel Tracking

Since the inception of AdWords and paid media tracking, Google has quickly sent users to an interim landing page, then quickly redirected to the intended page. All this occurs very quickly and is transparent to many users. We’ll call this a linear redirect tracking pattern. With recent browser support and updates, there is now the […]

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Understanding Conversion Differences Between Google Analytics, Facebook, and AdWords

Understanding Conversion Differences Between Google Analytics, Facebook, and AdWords

This is a guest post from Ashley Aptt, Account Director at 3Q Digital. If you’re an advertiser and you’ve ever wondered why conversion metrics are different in AdWords and Facebook versus Google Analytics, you’re not alone. As a user goes through the purchase process, it’s likely that they’ll interact with the same brand numerous times […]

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The Current State of Digital Advertising

The Current State of Digital Advertising

Between Q3 2016 and Q3 2017, clicks on Google product ads grew by 62%, showing that more advertisers are taking advantage of Google’s latest shopping ad formats to capture first-mover advantage. The auto industry posted the largest CPC increase on Google, clocking a 35% YoY gain. To create our quarterly benchmark reports, we sample the […]

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Finding Your Ideal Audience: Targeted Ads for Customer Acquisition

Finding Your Ideal Audience: Targeted Ads for Customer Acquisition

Google research shows that if you’re a search advertiser, you may be missing over 70% of potential mobile shoppers by relying on demographic targeting alone. On the other hand, if users are already familiar with your brand, they’re 20% more likely to convert. How do you get people to discover you in the first place? […]

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Showcase Shopping Ads: A Powerful Tool for the Holidays

Showcase Shopping Ads: A Powerful Tool for the Holidays

What They Are Showcase Shopping Ads allow online merchants to engage users earlier in the purchase journey, when those users are discovering what to buy and where to buy it. They also let you curate richer user experiences by letting you match broad search terms to the most relevant products—and choose exactly what images appear. […]

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When Search Marketing Meets Influencer Disruption

When Search Marketing Meets Influencer Disruption

This is a guest post from Ashley Aptt, Account Director at 3Q Digital. Influencer marketing is a powerful tactic for increasing brand awareness. Influencers typically have a loyal following and their audience base trusts what they say. When influencers promote or endorse a brand’s product, that brand can expect an increase not only in exposure, […]

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Marin Masters 2017: Your Ticket to the Future of Digital Advertising

Marin Masters 2017: Your Ticket to the Future of Digital Advertising

Marin Masters is our annual customer and partner summit that offers attendees a deep dive into the latest digital marketing trends, including cross-channel advertising, audience targeting, multi-touch attribution, and brand safety. We’re hosting Masters at the Terra Gallery in San Francisco on September 21st and The Standard High Line in New York on September 28th. […]

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Infographic: 7 Advanced Tactics for Writing the Highest-Performing Expanded Text Ads

Infographic: 7 Advanced Tactics for Writing the Highest-Performing Expanded Text Ads

Since Google launched them as part of its extensive set of updates in July 2016, Expanded Text Ads have provided a new opportunity for advertisers to improve their search marketing performance. Clicteq’s Wesley Parker illustrates seven of the most effective tactics for writing high-performing Expanded Text Ads and dominating your competition.

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How to Use Customer Match & Similar Audiences to Drive Holiday Sales

How to Use Customer Match & Similar Audiences to Drive Holiday Sales

This is a guest post from Ashley Aptt, Account Director at 3Q Digital. With Q4 right around the corner, the big question is, “How can I drive more sales this holiday season?” Everyone wants to increase revenue, plus look for new and efficient ways to do so. Today we’ll focus on how you can leverage […]

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How an Accessory Retailer Boosted ROI by 456%

How an Accessory Retailer Boosted ROI by 456%

A leading women’s accessory retailer wanted to extend its digital advertising from search alone to a combined search and social strategy. To increase sales, the retailer tested performance of its manual prospecting campaigns against the product sets that Smart Sync for Dynamic Ads generated. The result—ROI increased by 456%. The retailer’s tactics included: Identifying top […]

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