Google Ads NEW Monthly Spend Limits: What You Need to Know | WordStream

Finally—you can now set monthly spend limits at the account level! Learn how the Google Ads spend limit works, how to set one up, and what you need to know to get the most out of this feature. — Read on http://www.wordstream.com/blog/ws/2021/05/26/google-ads-monthly-spend-limit

Breaking: Google Ads to Phase Out Modified Broad Match

Google announced today what is potentially a large change for certain paid search managers: the broad match modified version of keywords will be going away. This change will start rolling out in two weeks. — Read on http://www.searchenginejournal.com/breaking-google-ads-to-phase-out-modified-broad-match/395129/amp/

8 major Google algorithm updates, explained

In this post, we will be counting down eight of the most critical search algorithm changes. We will look into why these updates were introduced, how they work and what adjustments we had to make to our SEO strategies in response. — Read on searchengineland.com/8-major-google-algorithm-updates-explained-282627

10 Bad Links That Can Get You Penalized by Google

Every SEO professional worth their salt knows that links (along with content) are the backbone of SEO. Links continue to remain a significant ranking factor. What happens when you get bad links on enough of a scale to harm your site? Your site can get algorithmically downgraded by Google – or worse, you get a … Continue reading 10 Bad Links That Can Get You Penalized by Google

Here’s what you need to know about Google’s newest local algorithm update

Google’s biggest local algorithm update since 2016 will require businesses and agencies to be more vigilant about fighting spam in affected areas. — Read on searchengineland.com/heres-what-you-need-to-know-about-googles-newest-algorithm-update-possum-2-0-324927

On Google’s 21st birthday, a look back in time

Google’s exact “birthday” remains a mystery, but the official line is that September 27, 1998 was the day the startup launched. Today marks the 21st anniversary of the company that has grown into one of the world’s largest companies, now considered by most to be a tech titan. — Read on searchengineland.com/on-googles-21st-birthday-a-look-back-in-time-322721

The North Face booed by SEO community

“Last week, outdoor clothing brand The North Face and its ad agency Leo Burnett Tailor Made, came under fire after the agency updated images on Wikipedia pages for popular travel destinations. The efforts were part of a campaign to get The North Face branding at the top of Google image search results when anyone searched … Continue reading The North Face booed by SEO community

2019 Google Ad Industry Benchmarks

“Each year, we dive into our data and look for an answer to one persistent, ubiquitous question for PPC advertisers: what exactly does “average” performance look like? Understanding these benchmarks is key for advertisers to recognize their strengths and weaknesses—and more importantly, how they compare in their industry.  This year’s Google Ads report will reveal the average performance … Continue reading 2019 Google Ad Industry Benchmarks

What’s wrong with translating keywords?

“…As Google, Yandex and Baidu have developed their search engines and added more automation, machine learning, AI and sophisticated systems, today’s guidance should be: “Whatever you do, whatever robot you use, do not in any circumstances use any kind of system to translate your keywords – or you will be sent straight to jail without … Continue reading What’s wrong with translating keywords?

What the numbers tell us about the current voice search opportunity

Despite the rapid growth of voice and virtual assistant adoption, platforms like Google and Amazon have yet to provide businesses with the ability to segment voice interactions from typed interactions in performance reports. This makes it difficult to fully assess the role of voice search and virtual assistants at present, but there are some signals … Continue reading What the numbers tell us about the current voice search opportunity