Merkle released the Q4 2016 Digital Marketing Report, covering some of the major findings in Paid Search, Organic, Social Media. We have picked some of the key highlights of the report in this post.
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This month, Bing Ads won the race by releasing the Expanded Text Ads for advertisers worldwide. What’s more, Google made the PPC space keep buzzing with their new Click-to-message ad extension, a discussion sure to gain momentum in the coming months. All this and more announcements and updates in this month’s recap of top PPC posts.
Here’s Google’s QoQ timeline chart that shows how the paid click and CPC has evolved over the select eight quarters (Q3, 2014 to Q2, 2016) plotted against the major announcements made during the period.
Conversion, the metric that helps measure your campaign performance is an inescapable part of your AdWords account. You set up the tracking code to determine your conversion actions and how your paid ads have contributed in it. So what has changed? Conversion metric still remains an inevitable part, but what has changed is its components… Read more »
The Q2 digital marketing report shows some interesting findings on how paid search is eating away the share of organic search even though the paid search spend dropped steeply from the last 4 quarters. Other insights include, data on the performance of expanded text ads beta stage, dropping CPCs, increased clicks on Google’s PLA’s, Facebook ad trends… Read more »