What do we do when a keyword facilitates an intermediate step in the selling process? How do we credit the keyword for indirectly driving revenue down the line?
George Michie discusses how the AdWords Enhanced Campaigns model could open up some exciting possibilities for advertisers in the future — should Google choose to share some of its unrivaled insights into user context.
Three critical strategies for optimizing small businesses’ local paid search programs.
Is anyone else concerned about the ads and competitor recommendations in Google’s Knowledge Graph?
While Enhanced Campaigns will ultimately be a very good thing they do present challenges. In this video we discuss two of those challenges: targeting and bidding.
Google continues to make SERP changes that blur the line between organic and paid results. We dig into what has changed in recent years.
Enhanced Campaigns do present challenges, but at RKG we think they’ll be a really good thing in the long run. Watch George Michie, Chief Marketing Scientist, explaining why this is the case.
Craig Zagurski shares some key findings on mobile paid search performance from our Q4 2013 Digital Marketing Report.
In Dossier 4.3 Rachel Harvey describes an issue we’ve identified with Google Carousel affecting paid search programs and offers five tips for using Carousel to your advantage. In this video we discuss our findings.
We are once again happy to announce the release of the latest RKG Digital Marketing Report featuring our analysis of fourth quarter and holiday shopping trends for 2013.
Achieving optimal performance with PLAs and Google Shopping at scale involves far more than just feed management. In this video we touch on a few of the key ideas to keep in mind. Download the full Dossier 4.3 to read the complete article.
We can finally put some hard numbers to the question of how the 6 day shift in the holiday calendar has impacted consumer behavior so far, and what we might expect to see over the next few weeks.
Shoppers stay up later on Cyber Monday to take advantage of deals last minute. How could this affect your paid search strategy?
After you have established and optimized your Digital Marketing RFP process, it is time to develop the core questions. The following is not intended to be an exhaustive list but are some sample open-ended questions you can use in your own RFP.
RKG is proud to have delivered great results for Nine West, the popular brand catering to a diverse audience of career- and fashion-minded women, since taking over management of their Paid Search and PLA program last year.
Picking the right digital marketing agency can be difficult for advertisers. The following tips can help you optimize the RFP process to solicit high-quality responses that are particularly distinct and insightful.
Learn how to maximize the effectiveness of product listing ads in part 1 of this 3 part video series.
Find out what our Q3 2013 Digital Marketing Report uncovered regarding Enhanced Campaigns and their effect on the paid search landscape.
Google announced a change to their Ad Rank logic that has likely resulted in advertisers paying much higher CPCs for their brand terms.
The holiday season has grown longer for five straight years, until now. How might the short holiday season impact your paid search program?
Find out how RKG is leveraging newly available data in Enhanced Campaigns to improve geotargeting and drive results for our clients.
We are excited to announce the release of the RKG Digital Marketing Report covering the third quarter of 2013.
Some brands see a large amount of PLA traffic coming in through branded queries. Here’s one solution for segmentation and optimization.
Google officially announced Estimated Total Conversions for AdWords search ads today, which importantly includes estimates for cross-device conversions.
Google often serves broad match keywords with higher bids over lower bid exact match terms, and PLA autotargets have a similar issue.