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RKG released our latest Digital Marketing Report today, covering Q1 2014. As always, the report spans a wide breadth of the digital marketing industry including paid and organic search, social, mobile, comparison shopping engines and display advertising.

Why the newly released ad group level mobile modifiers, negatives and ad copy controls in Google Shopping Campaigns are so important.

Google PLAs look like both a CSE and paid search. How should you view and manage your PLA program?

Nextag must either improve the quality of their traffic or lower their CPCs in order to stop losing ground to engines delivering better ROI.

Google continues to make SERP changes that blur the line between organic and paid results. We dig into what has changed in recent years.

Paul Koch, Director of Paid Search, offers insight and analysis on product listing ads vs. non-brand text ads from our Q4 2013 Digital Marketing Report. Watch the video to find out how PLAs fared in 2013 and why they need to be a part of retailers digital marketing efforts in 2014.

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.

Learn how to make best use of auto targets for product listing ads. Also be sure to watch parts one and two in this three part PLA series.

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.

Learn how to maximize the impact of PLA titles and descriptions in part two of this three part series on product listing ads.

Learn how to maximize the effectiveness of product listing ads in part 1 of this 3 part video series.

New 2013 search engine features and products can help you take full advantage of the upcoming holiday season.

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 often serves broad match keywords with higher bids over lower bid exact match terms, and PLA autotargets have a similar issue.

Given the success of Google Product Listing Ads, new feature testing that brings greater prominence to the format should come as little surprise. Recently, it appears that Google has been testing a new SERP design that does just that.

We are happy to announce the release of the latest RKG Digital Marketing Report featuring our analysis of second quarter trends in 2013.

It is critical for PLA advertisers to keep their feed up-to-date with the latest Google specs. Here’s our summary of the most important changes.

We released the RKG Digital Marketing Report covering the first quarter of 2013 today.

We are happy to announce the release of the RKG Digital Marketing Report covering the fourth quarter of 2012.

With the holidays kicking into full gear this week, we wanted to share a webinar on PLAs that we put together with Google earlier this month.

A look at changes in PLA traffic trends for select advertisers that occurred due to a policy change during the switch from free to paid shopping listings.

Google has an official policy against one form of arbitrage and generally seems to do a good job enforcing it. However, a new twist on an old strategy appears to fall outside the purview of that policy and could be driving up your click costs.

Are Product Listing Ads picking up the slack as free Google Product Search clicks decline during the Google Shopping transition?

It’s no secret that Microsoft adCenter has made a number of changes over the last year or two that have brought its search ad product closer in line with “industry standard”, i.e. Google AdWords. Now it appears that adCenter is testing their own version of Google’s Product Listing Ads.