Intent Data In 2021


  The following article is based on a conversation between Colby Cavanaugh, VP Business Development Alliances, Integrate and Kate Athmer, VP of Growth, Bombora. Hope is on the horizon that 2021 will be a substantial improvement over 2020 in nearly all aspects of business and everyday life, including the world of …

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Microsoft Search Campaigns


  Search advertising is evolving alongside a rapid change in user shopping behavior. With audiences shifting more than ever, it’s important for marketers to make the most of potential customers seeking out new brand loyalties and products. But when it comes to search marketing, it can be tempting to stick …

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Win Local With Paid Search


  Consumer behavior has fundamentally changed and put local search well and truly on the map. Due to restrictions on movement, more and more consumers realize the ease and opportunity of online search and purchase. Individuals want a tailored search view with results that are relevant to where they are …

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Google Search Console


If you check out your core web vitals report within Google Search Console over the next day or two, you may start to see a lot more green scores. This is not necessarily because of anything you may have done to improve your site metrics. It may be because Google …

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Responsive Google Ads


Google announced today that RSAs will officially become the default ad type for Search campaigns in Google Ads, though expanded text ads can still be created. RSAs allow advertisers to input multiple headlines and ad copy variations, and Google Ads uses machine learning to determine which variations to use based …

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Google Image Search


Google announced on Twitter that in November 2020 it has released an update to Google Image Search that reduces duplicative images in the image search results: “We made an improvement to Image Search to reduce duplicate images, so that we can display others that are relevant yet visually distinct.” Visually …

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Google Dark Theme


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Google In-SERP Lead Forms


Previously in beta, Google Ads announced its updated lead form extension which pops up a form directly from a click on an ad in search, Video, and Discovery. If opted into, it means that when a user clicks a headline from an ad, the lead form appears in the SERP …

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Enhanced Microsoft Ads


Microsoft will transition all search, shopping, and Dynamic Search Ads campaigns that do not have automated bidding strategies to Enhanced CPC (eCPC) beginning in March. “Starting in March 2021 and continuing through April 2021, all existing search, shopping, and Dynamic Search Ads campaigns without any automated bidding strategies in place …

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Google Simplifies Keywords


Google’s recently announced updated treatment of phrase match to include broad match modifier (BMM) traffic is the latest in a series of changes its made to its keyword match types. These changes place the emphasis on machine learning and automation over manual inputs from advertisers. There has been a mixed …

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