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crashed shopping cart with a lot of gifts
March 17, 2016
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After troubleshooting paid search accounts for so many years, you learn a thing or two about cart abandonment. Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO) people spend a lot of time sifting through analytics and heatmaps, but they won't get to what’s happening in the checkout process unless they investigate for shopping cart abandonment. A strategy for optimizing a website for conversions is

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Change by Ad Position Ranges
March 8, 2016
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We’re all dying to know the immediate effects of Google removing all the text ads from the sidebar. Since February, Google has rolled out a staggered removal of all sidebar texts ads, leaving only Google Shopping ads and the Knowledge Graph. And as of this past week, most of the rollout has completed so we have at least a little

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February 29, 2016
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Google has just released the biggest Adwords update since Enhanced Campaigns almost 2 years ago. We've covered this built up before but now we believe this change will have a bigger impact on advertisers than the Enhanced Campaign Update and bigger than when they removed the 2nd page ad listings. Similar to how Google removed the 2nd page listings and

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March 6, 2015
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Yes Google did make $66B last year but it’s been botching up the SERPs for a little over a year (and much longer of you want to include Panda in that discussion). Just had to clarify for those that want to split hairs; everyone else gets the point. A series of moves on Google’s behalf have completely changed the landscape

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5 Underused Adwords Tools 2015
January 26, 2015
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For 2015, paid search advertisers are going to have to look outside the conventional search and display campaigns if they want to maximize their reach on Adwords. While many advertisers have begun using programs like Google Shopping (formerly PLAs) and Remarketing, most still aren’t aware of how far they can take their Adwords account. Here is a short list of

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Graph in Technology tv throw down cliff
November 5, 2014
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Every year, we keep about 100 advertisers from losing out big time on conversions and profits. When marketing people think of the “holiday season”, they think of retail sales and peak consumer shopping. They think of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. They think about holiday advertisements and running sales to encourage purchasing. While all of these are a big part

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Festivus 2012
December 16, 2013
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Every year, a good friend and past KSP employee, Patrick Horne, put on an event where we pack lunch bags full of food and they go distribute them on the streets of LA (in various parts) to people who might need a clean meal. Last year they hand-packed over 600 lunch bags. More Pictures Can be Found Here on Our

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doom
July 26, 2013
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Almost a doomsday of sorts, July 22nd was supposed to be the endgame for advertisers perpetrating around without having upgraded their Legacy campaigns to Enhanced. Google has been warning advertisers since late February that an automatic upgrade would happen for all Adwords campaigns sometime in June. As suspected, the official date (July 22) was released at this year’s Ad-Tech in

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April 12, 2013
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Google Enhanced Campaigns from Keyword Search Pros

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February 6, 2013
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Today at exactly 12pm Pacific, Google officially announced its plan to roll out major changes to the Adwords campaign functionality. Calling the “upgrade” Enhanced Campaigns, Google has said this is the “first step to help you more simply and smartly manage” Adwords campaigns as it pertains to the different devices, locations, day scheduling, and conversions across these segments. Previously, we

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