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Adwords/PPC Consulting: Keyword Consistency

One of the most common mistakes I see business owners make in regards to PPC, or more specifically, Google Adwords campaigns, is trying to catch everything with the same generic ads and landing pages. If you have multiple services that people search for, it serves you better to create a process through adgroups to match [...]

Google Certified Partner: What and Why?

I recently finished my now annual exams to qualify as a Google Certified Partner, and it always brings to mind the question many ask or want to ask about what that means and why it is important.  The short answer is it doesn't mean all that much and it isn't overly important. However, the title [...]

Shining Light on the Confusing World of Search Marketing

This past Friday I had the honor of speaking to the Perkolator Breakfast group.  This breakfast is held each Friday in Eatontown at the All Seasons Diner and organized by the Monmouth Regional Chamber of Commerce.  It is a great group for business networking and they asked me to "shine a light" on search engine [...]

Google News: A Lot Going on for Small Business Owners

It has been a pretty active week at Google and I just wanted to try to put some of the big news into headline form for small business owners to digest.  As we move on to the second half of 2017, Google has been in the news a lot in the week finishing off the first [...]

PWA’s, Layered Ads and Advanced Call Tracking: SMX Day 2

Day 2 of SMX Advanced brought a number of new opportunities.  After focusing on SEO on Day 1, I looked a little more at PPC advances in Day 2. I did start with a session on dealing with algorithmic adjustments, but much of that was information I was already using. Another new focus coming out [...]

AMP, Content, HTTPS, Links: Day 1 at SMX Advanced

Fresh back to my room from Day 1 at SMX Advanced and wanted to jot down some headlines from the different sessions I sat in today.  I chose to focus mostly on SEO today, after watching Gary Illyes of Google speak, and prioritize speed, AMP, and Progressive Web Apps (PWA). My sessions after the Q&A [...]

Negative Keywords More Important Now Than Ever

With Google basically removing the concept of a true exact match keyword a few months ago, negative keywords have become more important than ever.  Just to clarify, when you advertise on Google Adwords, you now basically give Google a concept that you want to advertise for, but you don't get to pick the specific keywords. [...]

Not Exactly! Google Changed the Meaning of Exact Match Keywords

This is to serve as a warning to you.  A few months back I posted about how you should be very wary of keyword matches when running your Adwords campaigns, and that the default "broad match" that everyone tends to use can cause a lot of wasted budget.  Well, now Google has made things even [...]

Search Engine Marketing 2017 Resolutions

I wanted to end the year with a few suggestions to make your search presence better in 2017. Some items to add to your resolution list to help you succeed by presenting your brand to clients and customers in a more complete and comprehensive way in 2017. Here are some tips based on experiences I've [...]

You May be Wasting Over Half of Your Adwords Budget

I'm sad to say that I have run in to a lot of Adwords campaigns recently that were set up by people that claim to be professionals, but were set up horribly and were basically just handing money to Google with little or no chance of actually gaining the company. I strongly urge any small [...]