Even though it’s a self-serving piece, Google Research has developed this infographic to provide evidence of how click-through rates change when an organic search result is accompanied by a paid search advertisement. Pairing up the two can help your marketing from two different angles… providing a little more real estate to click on on the search engine results page. The other reason, which may be more critical, is to displace at least one competitor!
As an inbound marketing agency, we think it’s exciting to be agents on the front side of the incredible change in the agency industry. From vendors to designers, everyone is paying much more attention to the big picture of online marketing rather than working in silos or comfort zones. Working across mediums provides greater results… but it’s not easy! Marketing used to be about paying for your audience’s attention and trying to lure them away from whatever they were doing before. But thanks to the web, the game has changed. … Continue reading
My take away from the presentation is that Mobile usage continues to steadily gain adoption, providing a new avenue for companies to reach their customers. It’s why I’m optimistic for integrating mobile marketing to your sites and campaigns with firms like Connective Mobile. Additionally, the slides provide a lot of proof that the growth of Search Marketing (organic and pay-per-click) will continue to explode in growth because of the measurable results and fantastic return on investment. It’s a key reason why I moved to my position at Compendium Blogware, a … Continue reading
When I wrote my predictions about 2008 being the Year of Micro, I didn’t expect some of the changes were arriving right in my own backyard. I just received a nice note from Jennifer Anderson-Henry at Wish TV. Jennifer and I both worked at The Indianapolis Star a few years ago. Jennifer let me know that LIN, the parent company of WishTV, was launching IndyTube.TV. IndyTube.TV is a user-generated content site provided to the Indianapolis community as a way to celebrate living in Indianapolis and to expose those in the … Continue reading