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Google + Amazon: Data on market share, trends, searches from Jumpshot

Last week, we hosted another happy hour here at our New York office. This one was titled “Energizing Ecommerce: Retail winners, losers, and Amazon,” and was created in collaboration with Jumpshot. Here are highlights from the event around Amazon and Google, and their market shares in ecommerce. Our speaker for the evening was Steve Kraus, …

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Two simple behavioral levers to improve your link building efforts

Link building is hard. Anyone who says otherwise has either not done much of it, or they’re trying to sell you a course. To make it even harder, there are a million supposed link building hacks and tactics on the web – and most of them are pretty bad. A quick Google search will net …

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How to set up Google Analytics annotations to show Google updates

With Google releasing more information of when updates take place, you should see it as a good practice to highlight this information in your Google Analytics account. With the use of annotations, you will now have a visual guide in Google Analytic’s reports to help understand if you have been affected negatively or positively from …

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Search engine results: The ten year evolution

The search landscape has always been one that is evolving. Right now the big discussion is around Google’s control on how much search traffic goes to publishers vs. stays on Google.com. This might end up being a really big point for Google when it comes down to challenging the long-held point of view that competition …

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Five ways PPC customer support can help SMBs

When consumers need to find the right product, service or storefront for their needs, they grab their phone, jump on their laptop, or just say, Hey Siri, Hey Alexa, and Hey Cortana. Search results immediately populate their screen and they skim, select, learn, and go. To win at the game of search, your small or …

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#GoogleDoBetter: The latest on internal issues at Google and Alphabet

June 19 saw Alphabet’s annual shareholder meeting take place in Sunnyvale, California. With protestors on the streets outside and a number of progressive policies being tabled and ultimately voted down by the board, the meeting was the latest moment in a storied 12+ months of internal issues and public criticism leveled at the search giant. …

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