Category Archives: Research

Jan 22 2015

Merkle | RKG Digital Marketing Report: Q4 2014 Released

We’re pleased to announce today’s release of Merkle | RKG’s Q4 2014 Digital Marketing Report for download. The DMR highlights the latest trends in paid search, search engine optimization, display advertising, product listing ads (PLAs), comparison shopping engines, and other topics across the digital marketing spectrum.

Dec 02 2014

Retail Paid Search Sales Growth at 23% From Thanksgiving Through Cyber Monday

We've run the numbers on Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday paid search performance and find that sales growth was strong at 23% with mobile carrying more weight.

Oct 14 2014

RKG Digital Marketing Report: Q3 2014 Released

Today we are excited to release the Q3 2014 Edition of the RKG Digital Marketing Report. Download the report for over 50 detailed charts with insights and analysis on trends in paid search, search engine optimization, social media, product listing ads (PLAs), comparison shopping engines, display advertising and more.

Jul 25 2014

Video: Panda 4.0 – Anatomy of the Latest Bear

Dive into the technical inner workings of Google's updated Panda algorithm in this video from RKG Senior Search Analyst Ben Goodsell.