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The COVID 19 pandemic has disrupted business in the UK as we used to know it. Consumers have gone online to search for things they would get in the real world, such as being part of a community and connecting with nature. Since consumer behavior has changed profoundly, there is a need to reevaluate marketing strategies to reflect these changes.Localized searchesResearch indicates that most UK residents increasingly search for when amenities such as schools, transport networks...

The 4 major common Google Ads mistakes and How to Avoid them If you have not been using Google Ads for your business, then you are missing on such a great opportunity to drive tremendous traffic to your business. Ads work quite effectively for most businesses since every click translates to a new visitor who is a potential client. However, there are a number of businesses no matter how much they invest in Google Ads, it still...

Whether you are seeking to monetize your blog or watch your website ROI soar, Google ads are the way to go. It works by finding ads that are related to your content. Formerly known as AdWords, google ads use the pay per click (PPC) marketing strategy. There are various ways of targeting your ads depending on the type of your business. The platform comes with several tabs and options that can be rather overwhelming. In addition, AdWords...

Before making a hotel booking, most travellers do thorough research on Google. And, when it comes to traffic, Google exceeds any of the major OTA (Online Travel Agency) searches. It accounts for about 77% of the global search traffic. And, although only a small percentage of the 4.5 billion daily searches performed on Google are for accommodation or travel, the numbers are still high for Google's Hotel Ads meta-search product. We'll take an in-depth look at Google Hotel...

Pick a random marketer and ask them whether they think Google AdWords returns substantial results for their business. Only luck can tell whether the answer would be an excited yes or resounding no. The divide between lovers and haters of the platform is challenged only by people opinions of Marmite. So the question remains – does Google AdWords really work? The answer is, of course, yes. Although like any tool in the marketers toolbox, knowing about and using it is...

Google is a multibillion dollar company with products and services offered in a wide range of industries from advertising, marketing and search engines, to hardware, software, internet, even a $38 million wind farm in North Dakota, USA. With everything that Google has ties to, it is interesting to find that almost 97 percent of Google’s annual revenue comes from their advertising platform. That is over $30 billion per year. This goes to show that keywords are...

How is search engine marketing going to change in 2018? What are the latest trends that you need your agency to be on top of? In this week’s blog post, we examine some of the top stats that provide enlightenment. 60% of Google users are unable to identify the fact that they are looking at a paid ad, rather than an organic listing (Source: Smart Insights, 2017) The average Click Through Rate (CTR) witnessed on Facebook,...

The world of Google AdWords has seen some pretty big changes in the past few years. The system has certainly become more complex over time, meaning that specialist insight has become increasingly valuable. At present, Google are shouting loudly about the emergence of two new tools. We've taken a closer look. The headline news here is that integrations with both Google Optimize and Google Surveys 360 are on their way for Google AdWords advertisers, but what will...

A recent report focusing on market shares of some of the industry’s leading search engines, listed Google’s UK market share highest with an astonishing 88.09% of all queries. Is that number shocking? No, but it is much higher than expected and well beyond Bing’s 7.25% and Yahoo’s 3.48%. Why does Google hold such a strong lead and what has happened to Bing and Yahoo to make their numbers so dismal? The answer is features, effectiveness and...

Reading some stories produced by mainstream UK media outlets this morning throws up some interesting insights into the world of digital marketing. A story in The Guardian caught our eye, with the news that internet ad spending in the UK topped £10 billion in 2016. The figures, which have been extracted from a report by the Internet Advertising Bureau UK, suggest that there has been a 17% increase in a 12 month period. The Guardian also reports...