30-second summary: Starcom’s Owned Strategy Director Jack Telford argues that it’s easy to become over-reliant on Search Volume data when building SEO strategies. An approach that combines such information with the bounty of qualitative data that’s available around “low to no volume terms” can illuminate a host of new opportunities.
30-second summary: Google search trends show that there have been big increases in Google searches for certain phrases over the last few months. Some were expected, such as “virtual meetings”, others less so – one of the more troubling Google search trends was “get away with murder”! A lot of
The Scenario Visualise this: a brand with a digital presence that used to span many domains has consolidated, and the organisation is now looking to distance itself from the old websites. The brand has set up permanent 301-redirects from the old domains to the new, but at higher levels of
April was a big month for Google Data Studio (GDS), with Google introducing some significant product updates to this already robust reporting tool. For those not familiar with GDS, it is a free dashboard-style reporting tool that Google rolled out in June 2016. With Data Studio, users can connect to
Google originally released InMarket Audiences in 2014 for Display and YouTube. A few years later, in 2018, Google released InMarket Audiences for search, and Bing followed suit this summer. So why should marketers care? InMarket Audiences allow advertisers to find users who are currently searching for products or services similar
Here’s a bold statement: “SEO in the travel industry is immensely challenging.” The sheer number of pages to manage, complexities of properties, flights, accommodation, availability, occupancy, destinations, not to mention the crazy amount of APIs and databases to make a travel site function, can all make life tricky for an
Sears, which long ago pioneered an early form of ecommerce through its catalog business, didn’t foresee a shifting landscape that started 25 years ago in Jeff Bezos’ garage in Seattle. While the U.S. retail giant could have carved out a strong presence in ecommerce, it failed to act back in