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The reality for many retailers is that the end of Q4 may not be most crucial time of year to drive sales volume. The following ten tips can help you to utilize paid search strategies to achieve a successful non-holiday peak season.

In this video, learn how Google’s Paid and Organic report might not be providing the data you think it is.

The AdWords Paid & Organic report isn’t as useful as it could be because Google doesn’t filter the organic data by the regions being targeted with ads.

Learn about the most important things to consider when crafting a Facebook strategy in order to take advantage of the world’s largest social network.

Bing Ads is moving closer to Google’s model for Enhanced Campaigns, but will still allow some segmentation of tablet bids. Unfortunately, that won’t be sufficient for many advertisers

While Google’s ability to crawl JavaScript has been in the works for quite some time, it still presents challenges that may not be fully evident for months.

Average household income levers, proximity bidding, and betas measuring the in store impact of ads are all powered by the measured location of the user. But how much of an advertiser’s traffic can Google measure at a granular level? We took a look at a few advertisers and found some interesting trends.

In this video, discover the latest on product ads for both Google and Bing. We’ll discuss current and future Google PLA performance trends, detail how Bing’s new product ads – recently out of beta – are stacking up, as well as how we think the new Shopping Campaigns will affect performance.

In this video, discover our latest findings from the 2014 Q1 Digital Marketing Report in the area of mobile devices within paid search, and find out more about Google’s new tool: Estimated Cross-Device Conversions.

Facebook recently announced changes to ads in the right-hand rail. In short, advertisers will soon be required to use a larger image size, in the same proportions as desktop News Feed ads, and there will be fewer of the right-hand rail ad units.

We’re going to walk you through some of the most important things a brand should consider when forming their social media plan in a little segment that we like to call #socialstrategy101.

Please watch this companion piece to our Dossier 5.1 article that discusses how marketers can best determine the effectiveness of display programs.

I 201′d this video so I could talk through a variety of error codes, including some you may have already encountered and some you may have never seen before (and wouldn’t want to).

As mobile traffic continues to grow, advertisers should take full advantage of Bing Ads’ advanced device targeting capabilities.

The AdWords for video campaign model is currently undergoing a major overhaul. We offer some tips on preparing for the most consequential changes.

In this video, RKG Paid Search Director Paul Koch addresses why Google pulled the trigger on ‘Not Provided’ and what this change means for AdWords advertisers.

Google’s ‘Step Inside AdWords’ presentation at the AdWords Performance Forum delivered several updates for advertisers. Here we’ll take a look at each and what their respective impact on the paid search landscape may be.

Yahoo has started migrating mobile traffic to its new Yahoo Gemini marketplace. What critical pieces of information should advertisers know about this transition?

When it comes to optimizing content that matters most to search engine spiders that crawl your website, you can’t afford to overlook the importance of these tips. The results truly speak for themselves.

Google shares dropped 3% in after hours trading Wednesday after a disappointing earnings report, making today an excellent day to buy Google stock.

Google now offers demographic geo-targets for the United States based on average household income (HHI) for advertisers to use in setting bid modifiers based on the wealth of the area users are searching from. At RKG, we’ve fully explored how these income level targets behave, how much traffic is attributed to them in different set ups, and their usefulness in the future of geo-bidding.

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.

Google will start to omit user search queries from the referrer string passed to AdWords advertisers, resulting in “Not Provided” for paid search. What will it mean for advertisers?

The importance of brand advertising as a part of your paid search program. How does this affect your paid search strategy?

In this video, I speak to three of the most commonly reported causes of unintentional duplication that occur during the setup of pagination, and what you can do to fix these troublesome ‘gotchas.’