All over the world, SEM industry bellwether Twitter’s rocking with chatter surrounding the long awaited public beta release of the Google Analytics API. That’s not surprising given implications for the search industry. Classically associated with paid search (PPC) applications and keyword research, get ready for more mainstream search marketing API tools to impact methodology and […]
These days predictive utilities like Trellian, WordTracker and AdWords are only half the keyword research story. State of the art processes combine these standard search predict tools’ output with “what we already know,” by mashing in site-specific datasets at the keyword level. Additional keyword data might include statistics culled from organic analytics (KW traffic, conversion, […]
A timeless truth of online marketing is that a substantial percentage of online leads and sales result from “direct brand” searches. This simply means customers often Google the actual name of your business or branded products, to research and find contact information. Being properly indexed in search engines for permutations of your company’s name is […]
We encounter companies spending obscene amounts of Internet marketing cash on unfocused local television and newspaper website banner ads, relying on semi-useless statistics and without building in the campaign’s ability to calculate return on investment.
[Editor’s note: This post is our continued dissemination of content from last week’s SearchEngineStrategies San Jose search marketing conference, where aimClear had 3 correspondents providing our readers notes and articles. The following is from our friend and blogger-associate, Jennifer Osborne:] During Day 2 of SES San Jose, Avinash Kaushik, Google Analytics Evangelist, was in fine […]
The SES San Jose “sponsored” Google session featured Avinash Kaushik, Author, Analytics Evangelist, Google and Tom Leung, Business Product Manager, Google Website Optimizer. Both gentleman gave terrific presentations. In particular, scattered amongst the screen shots of how to get the most out of your Google Analytics, lay a number of plug ins and reports that […]
It’s an age old issue. You know that your online is driving off-line sales – But how do you measure? Search Online, Purchase Off-line at Day 2 SES San Jose offered two case studies to help marketers better understand ways to tackle this important issue.