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What I Learned in 2013

(This post is a personal post about running Blind Five Year Old, building on similar posts for 2011 and 2012.) It’s nearly the end of February and I haven’t completed my now annual ‘What I Learned’ post. That should tell you that one of the things I learned is how quickly time gets away from …

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So long, 2013, and thanks for all the fish

Now that 2013 is almost over, we’d love to take a quick look back, and venture a glimpse into the future. Some of the important topics on our blog from 2013 were around mobile, internationalization, and search quality in general. Here are some of the most popular new posts from this year: Changes in rankings …

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What I Learned in 2013

(This post is a personal post about running Blind Five Year Old, building on similar posts for 2011 and 2012.) It’s nearly the end of February and I haven’t completed my now annual ‘What I Learned’ post. That should tell you that one of the things I learned is how quickly time gets away from …

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Priceline’s Booking.com Surprises As Top AdWords Impression Earner Among 12,000+ US Travel Advertisers In 2013

Travel advertisers spent three quarters of a billion dollars on Google AdWords in the U.S. last year, according to AdGooroo’s annual review of AdWords activity in the U.S. travel sector. Nearly 12,700 travel advertisers competed for visibility on more than 50,000 keywords. Booking.com… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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Search Was Largest Digital Channel In 2013 ($18.4B), Mobile Fastest Growing ($7.1B)

This morning the IAB released its full year 2013 report on digital ad revenue. Last year online advertising generated $ 42.8 billion, which exceeded broadcast TV for the first time, by nearly $ 3 billion. However broadcast and cable TV combined were worth $ 74.5 billion. After TV (as a whole) the… . About SEO, …

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Study: Women Spotlighted In Only 17% Of Google Doodles Between 2010 & 2013

In its expansive Google: Doodle Us study, female advocacy group SPARK revealed only 77 women were represented in the 445 Google Doodles featured on the site’s various country-specific homepages between 2010 and 2013. Analyzing the individuals honored by Google logos appearing on the… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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Yelp Reports $233 Million In Revenue For 2013, Up 69 Percent From 2012

Yelp released its 4Q 2013 financial results today, reporting end of year net revenue at $ 233 million, representing 69 percent year-over-year growth from 2012. While delivering the earnings report call, Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman said, “It was a phenomenal year for Yelp.” Yelp’s… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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Google Q4 2013 Earnings Report $16.86 Billion In Revenues

Google announced fourth-quarter 2013 earnings today. Google’s revenue targets beat estimates, while their earnings-per-share did not. Google had revenues of $ 16.86 billion for the quarter ended December 31, 2013, an increase of 17% compared to the fourth quarter of 2012. Google’s… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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The Search Agency: CPC Increases Across The Board, Weaker Bing Ads Spend In Q4 2013

The Search Agency released its Quarterly State of Paid Search Report today with Q4 performance data among its client set that spans several industries with global spend. The report shows paid search spend rose 37.4 percent year-over-year. Mobile Growth Drives Higher CPCs The Search Agency has… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search …

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Google Issues Bad Ads Report: 59 Percent More Ads Pulled, But Fewer Bad Advertisers In 2013

In the ongoing battle to keep its ads ecosystem free of scammers and malware, Google says it pulled more than 350 million bad ads from its systems last year, up 59 percent from the 224 million it struck down in 2012. Looking back at last year’s bad ads report, it appears that for the first… …

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Bing Ends 2013 With All-Time High In US Market Share, But Google Also Up [comScore]

Bing ended 2013 with an all-time high market share of search activity inside the US, but it was Google with the biggest monthly gain in December according to the latest comScore qSearch data. Google’s share of search queries was up 0.6 percent in December to 67.3 percent. Using… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines …

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Bing Ends 2013 With All-Time High In US Market Share, But Google Also Up [comScore]

Bing ended 2013 with an all-time high market share of search activity inside the US, but it was Google with the biggest monthly gain in December according to the latest comScore qSearch data. Google’s share of search queries was up 0.6 percent in December to 67.3 percent. Using… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines …

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The Year in Search – A Round Up of 2013

As 2013 draws to a close come with me, dear reader, as we review this year in search. We saw yet more animal-shaped Google updates, spent a horrifying amount of time watching Harlem Shake videos and there was some noise about GIFs being pronounced JIF.  January : Facebook rolls out Graph Search for more ‘relevant’ …

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The December 2013 Google Analytics Recap

Happy New Year, and we wish you a fun, successful year of happy analyzing! Here’s your summary of what happened over at Google Analytics in December, and why it should matter to you. Google Analytics Dashboards for Quick Insights Tuesday, December 3, 2013 The gist: Guest poster and GACP Benjamin Mangold (from Loves Data) shared …

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Report: US Search Ad Spend Rises 12 Percent YoY In Q4 2013; Smartphone CPCs Drop

IgnitionOne released its fourth quarter Digital Marketing Report today, showing that the paid search market in the US continues to grow. Search ad spend rose 12 percent year-over-year in the fourth quarter of 2013. In part as a result of the later kick-off to the holiday shopping season this year,… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, …

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