THE RKGBLOG

2008

We do not observe broad weakness in online sales.

Google released their Quality Score Changes early last week. Based on early results, we’re seeing minimal effects.

Last week came the real GE/Google energy announcement.

If you’ll be at SMX East October 6-8, we’d love to meet up at the show.

Our blog just crossed the 100,000 mark on spam blog comments.

Posting my solution on how to export starred posts from Google Reader.

Never send fatal errors to outside world.

Online retailers seeking the elusive Pirate demographic can use a free English-to-Pirate site translation service.

“Each little update — each individual bit of social information — is insignificant on its own, even supremely mundane. But taken together, over time, the little snippets coalesce into a surprisingly sophisticated portrait of your friends’ and family members’ lives, like thousands of dots making a pointillist painting.”

Here’s a three minute video with some advice on how aggressively to bid in paid search.

Today’s pet peeve: illegible captchas.

Knowledge-based solutions for maximizing returns on internet marketing budgets.

Driving in this morning, three stories on NPR caught my ear as having a paid search angle.

This is part 4 in a series on the required attributes/capabilities of a PPC bidding platform.

Are you headed to the Shop.org Annual Summit next week? We’re participating and would be happy to meet up at the show.

I’ve been using Google’s new browser for a day and a half now. I like it.

In case you missed it, this was posted yesterday on the Search Marketing Blog Searchengineland.

In the next few days, Google will release an open source browser named Chrome.

As a citizen, I’m pleased to see the Palin paid results free of crass commercialism, partisan attacks, and sleazy picture sites. But I wonder: why are those ads not there today?

Sarah Palin ads on AdWords.

Our advice on setting rational PPC bids.

A big public “Thank You!” to all our clients who made our Client Summit a smashing success!

At RKG, we follow a bid-to-economics strategy, because this approach generates greater profits for our clients.

Zappos has expanded beyond shoes.

The Rimm-Kaufman Group, a Charlottesville-based search marketing agency, has been named to Inc. Magazine’s list of the Top 500 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America.