Using Google Analytics Audiences Strategically

Google Analytics audiences can be used to target specific users based on setting the criteria for your personal business needs. There are two main ways to create audience definitions in Google Ads; one is directly through Google Ads, and the other is imported through Google Analytics. However, with a combination of both, you can create […]

Google’s Latest Algorithm Updates Impact Site Traffic and Image Search Results

On September 27, 2018, Google released a broad core algorithm update that impacted the SERP pages of many websites. Even though Google described it as a small update, marketers noticed that many of their clients’ websites experienced either a sudden spike or drop in site traffic. Then, around October 4,  websites that previously suffered a […]

Using Google Analytics to Track Offline Marketing Campaigns

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When your business uses offline marketing such as participation in trade shows or publishing print ads, you want to see return on investment.  There may be an increase in your web traffic after these activities, but how do you correlate the two?  Furthermore, how do you evaluate the quality of visitors the campaign brought in? […]

PPC Keyword Research with Pivot Tables and Word Clouds

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Anyone that’s worked on pay per click campaigns knows the search term report is a valuable tool. By knowing what terms are triggering your ads, you can find new ad groups and keywords to target while also adding negative keywords to refine your campaigns to be more focused with less spend. However, one problem I’ve […]