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Nextag, a leading comparison shopping engine, recently released its updated Rate Card, which contains a couple of interesting changes.

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.

Watch the RKG Bend crew in action volunteering for MountainStar Family Relief Nursery. Learn more about this great organization.

Learn about how and when to use the various rel tags including rel=”author”, rel=”alternate” hreflang=”x” and rel=”canonical”.

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

Great Googlie Mooglie! An article in USA Today suggests that Google might “ditch cookies as online ad tracker.”

Learn the 5 steps to setup micro-conversion tracking in order to develop a more comprehensive picture of paid search program effectiveness.

Search marketers are seeing an unprecedented spike in not provided Google queries. Here’s our breakdown of how this is taking shape.

Learn how Shopzilla updating it’s Smart Pricing program to a Single Rate bidding model affects merchant’s actual CPCs.

Learn how RKG’s George Michie thinks about big data, algorithms and machines making marketing decisions.

Tune in and watch Ben Goodsell describe recent changes to Google’s SERP pages. Changes we’ve termed, “SERP Conditioning.”

We recently had the opportunity to partner with Yahoo! to review performance of our clients on the Yahoo! Bing Network. Suffice it to say, the numbers speak for themselves.

Back to school time comes with additional demand for some products. But how much of a lift should online marketers expect to see?

Just a few weeks out from Google’s mandatory enhancement deadline, RKG is already driving much better returns on mobile for some clients.

In my latest article over at Search Engine Watch, I attempted to bust the myth that Google Webmaster Tools search query data is inaccurate.

Teams of RKG staff members were able to build 12 bikes that were donated to the local Boys & Girls Club yesterday.

Learn about RKG’s Digital Visibility Strategy, how it differs from traditional link building and it’s relationship to marketing activities.

Find out how RKG’s approach to digital visibility differs from traditional link building.

Watch the video and download the full Digital Marketing Report for insights on social media and mobile marketing from Q2 2013.

Marketers have had a day or two to rejoice at referrers returning for Google searches conducted on iOS devices, but while iOS organic visits are up sharply in analytics packages, it does not appear that we are getting the full picture quite yet.

Watch our video covering the iOS 6 secure search issue, and download the full Digital Marketing Report for trends in SEO, PPC and more.

Several of our analysts at RKG noticed that brand CPCs on Google have been on a pretty steep upward trend.