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Merkle’s early data on expanded text ad CTRs: results are mixed

Merkle’s early data on expanded text ad CTRs: Results are mixed

Excited about Google’s new map ads? You should be!

How to optimise your videos for better ranking on YouTube

With more than a billion users, and billions of daily video views, gaining user attention on YouTube may seem a daunting prospect.

Create relevant content to #drawthecrowds

9 things most people don’t understand about SEO

Search in Pics: NBA players at Google, Pokemon Go gamers & Google koolaid

Google’s power of censorship: who controls the controllers of the internet?

There is a world outside of Google. But will we know what to do with it once we’re there?

Eight most interesting search marketing news stories of the week

Welcome to our weekly round-up of all the latest news and research from around the world of search marketing and beyond.

AdWords gains 3 new cross-device attribution reports

New cross-device attribution reports and benchmarks

SearchCap: Google iOS app, Google Search Console export & AdWords characters

How your old content can help with SEO

Google reiterates suggested 33 character limit in ETA headlines to avoid truncation

Google reiterates suggested 33-character limit in ETA headlines to avoid truncation

How to download all of your landing pages from Google Search Console via Analytics Edge — and I mean ALL of them!

Facebook image cheat sheet: maximum photo sizes for your branded page and ads

Our previously published guide to Facebook image sizes is well over two years-old and therefore long overdue for an update, and SO much has happened to the world's most popular social network (for now) since then...

Why your brand needs a style guide

Brands need content. It’s at the heart of the ‘brand as publisher’ concept.

Social media: look before you leap

Social media puts your message in front of your audience instantly. With millions of active users and real time engagement (any excuse for a really cool link), social is a great tool to distribute, engage and communicate. But it comes at...

Five ways to use local SEO even when you don’t have a physical premise

How can a business stand out in local SEO with no physical premise? Is it even possible?

Google iOS app gets better listening skills for voice searches & newly added features

SearchCap: Google political bug, Google PageRank redirects & more

YP brings search and location data together in “audience cartography”

AdWords Editor updated to support expanded text ads

AdWords Editor 11.5 supports expanded text ads, mobile app engagement ads, and more

Google removes special presidential candidates box that omitted Trump

Google returns special presidential candidates box that previously omitted Trump [Updated]

Google returns special presidential candidates box that previously omitted Donald Trump

Should you use a hamburger icon on your mobile menu?

The three-line 'hamburger' menu icon receives a lot of vitriol. It is variously described as “controversial”, “notorious” etc. but it is rapidly becoming the de facto symbol to open a navigational menu on a mobile website.

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