Archive for June 2018

Search & Social Advertising Tactics [CHART]

Chart: Search & Social Advertising Tactics

Increasing conversions ranks as one of the top priorities for an integrated search and social advertising strategy. Unfortunately it’s also considered to be the most challenging aspect of search and social advertising success, more so even than attribution of revenue to these channels.

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Consumer Frustrations With Inaccurate Local Business Listings [CHART]

Chart: Local Business Listing Inaccuracies

Most US consumers would lost trust in a business that had incorrect or inconsistent contact details online, reports BrightLocal. And the problem appears to be quite extensive: 71% of the survey’s respondents reported having felt the effect of inaccuracies found online, such as having called a wrong phone number or arrived at a location when it was closed.

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Cross-Device Shopping Journey Changes [CHART]

Chart: Cross-Device Shopping Journey Changes

US retailers are prioritizing Google Shopping ads over text ads, according to the 2018 Google Shopping Benchmarks Report from Sidecar. Based on an analysis of more than 300 US retailers’ activity in 2017, the report notes that ad spending across Google’s search network grew by 20%, with much greater increases for Google Shopping ads (34%) than for text ads (2%).

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