This past January, Google announced its new Panda Refresh. This 24th version of Panda affected nearly 1.2 percent of all search queries in English. What does this new Panda Refresh mean for your company?
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As technology continues to evolve, so do mobile advertisements. Once an experimental advertising channel, mobile advertising has grown to comprise more than $4 billion in advertising expenditures in 2012. With the start of a new year, it may be time for companies to include mobile ads and reevaluate their advertising strategy for 2013.
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This past December, Google announced its latest addition to the social networking site, community pages. These community pages are dedicated to a specific topic, inviting the social networking site’s 400 million users to actively engage and share insights on the specific topic, which range from advertising and marketing to Star Trek. This new feature will join the ranks of the already established Google+ features, which include circles, hangouts and +1’s, and has the potential to open marketing new doors for business that maintain a Google+ account.
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In today’s age, an influential online presence is important for all companies, especially with the multitude of Internet users around the world. Developed in 2005, Google Analytics has helped companies understand and measure their online efforts and influence. More than 10 million websites, as of April, are utilizing the tools of Google Analytics to calculate the success of their web pages.
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With the holiday season in full swing, the last thing on any company leader’s mind is a Google algorithm update. But it is now, with a multitude of consumers turning to the Internet for their holiday gifts, travel plans and ideas, that it is important to keep track of these refreshes and adjust accordingly.
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Search engine optimization is a complex content and tech process that’s meant to work in the user’s favor – although that’s not ALWAYS what happens. Google’s already gotten wise to marketers’ methods of manipulating their system and now they’re announcing that cutting corners on content value will no longer cut it.
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Social media’s on the up and up. As more and more businesses grow cognizant of social media’s power with the people, search engines are sitting up and taking notice. Search engines like Google and Bing rank sites on relevancy – on how useful their information is to the public for the services each site purports to provide. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) allows marketers to help businesses gain traction on online search pages, reaching hirer rankings through a number of content and technical strategies. However, search engines are now questioning the validity of their current querying qualifiers and are slowly shifting the weight off of typical SEO tactics and onto social media-reliant rankers.
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esd and associates, San Antonio’s leading digital creative agency, has achieved a unique status as one of only four Google AdWords Certified Partners in San Antonio. Google AdWords reaches 80% of Internet users in the United States and esd and associates is now poised to...

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These days, more customers than not turn to the Internet in their first attempts to contact product vendors or customer service providers. Ask yourself this: when customers Google your business’ top services, will your company’s name appear on page one, page ten or, even worse, not at all?
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Have you heard of digital Darwinism? The age-old reality of survival of the fittest still exists today for businesses. In this day and age Darwinism has moved from the cave to the web making it more and more important for companies to get their online act together. it’s a growing google jungle out there When it comes to drawing in new prospects online, Google is god. Let’s say you’ve been slacking; you haven’t yet established brand awareness with prospects through traditional marketing or public relations and social media, but you have at least launched a website. You’ve put yourself out there, although haven’t really tried to climb your way up the food chain yet.
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