Today we released the RKG Digital Marketing Report for the fourth quarter of 2011, offering data and analysis for paid search, SEO, Facebook advertising and more.
Our read on Black Friday paid search performance and what it portends for the rest of the holiday season.
In just a few short weeks we will find ourselves engrossed in bidding adjustments, ad copy changes and other time sensitive updates, so now is the time to get a few extra projects checked off your list that will pay off during the holiday frenzy.
An analysis of the current state of mobile and tablet ad traffic.
We take a look a mobile traffic patterns by time of day and day of week and consider the implications.
Quick tips for optimizing your PPC program for high-end mobile devices!
The details of tracking matter
One would think a technology company would at least understand tracking technology, but one might be mistaken.
A number of advertisers are beginning to receive emails from Google announcing upcoming changes to the ability to target tablet devices.
We wanted to get a clear view of Google mobile CPC compared to desktop by eliminating as many variables as possible. Here’s what we found.
In a year when most did well, it’s important to consider whether sales dollars were still left on the table as spikes in efficiency hid under-performance at critical times.
The iPad launched just a little over two months ago with Steve Jobs heralding the device as a new “third category” between laptop computers and smartphones. Our data suggests iPad users behave much more like traditional desktop and laptop users than mobile users when it comes to online shopping.
Growth in mobile device traffic has continued unabated since we last published our data on this topic in January. While still a small percentage of our clients’ paid search advertising clicks, mobile traffic share grew 48% from Q4 ’09 to Q1 ’10.
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Traffic from mobile devices has grown tremendously over the last year, but the quality of that traffic may be sketchy.