Posts Tagged "online marketing"

Google fined $2.7 billion by E.U. in anti-trust ruling

Google has been fined a record $2.7 billion for a breach of E.U. anti-trust rules. The search giant was charged with giving “illegal advantages” to another Google product within search results in a case that started more than seven years ago.

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How JavaScript impacts page loading speed on mobile

The effect of JavaScript on mobile web performance is twofold. One, it is the second largest contributor to webpage weight, behind images, thereby increasing download time; and two, once downloaded, the browser then needs to run the script, which can delay the downloading/rendering

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How to scale your business internationally on search engines

Most online sites at some stage will want to expand, and one of the most common ways to do that is by offering products to an international market. However, it’s not an easy or simple task by any means. This

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The Case For & Against Attending Marketing Conferences

I just finished reading Jan Schaumann’s short post on Why Companies Should Pay for Their Employees to Attend Conferences. I liked it. I generally agree with it. But I have more to add. First off, I think it’s reasonable for

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3 ways to scale your SEM efforts when you are hitting a wall

It happens to every AdWords practitioner at some point. We launch our campaigns, split out exact match and broad match, mine for queries, work on expansions, test different initiatives, run betas, etc. – and then we hit a wall. What

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Progressive Web Apps versus Android Instant Apps: Which is better for marketers?

Much has been made of the fight between mobile apps and the mobile web, but the line between the two is no longer as clear-cut as it used to be. Broadly speaking, a mobile-friendly or mobile-responsive website is less costly

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How to Measure Performance with Custom Dimensions in Google Analytics [Tutorial]

Data-driven marketing means understanding what works. This means not only having accurate data, but also having the right data. Data integrity is obviously critical to good reporting, but Analytics auditing shouldn’t focus solely on the validity of the tracking code.

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How to reduce the impact of images on your mobile site speed

Images are the main culprit for causing oversized web pages (average size 2.2MB) that can perform slowly on mobile devices. Last week, we looked at how to optimize your mobile site speed and test for issues that might be slowing your

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How Does Google Handle CSS + Javascript "Hidden" Text? – Whiteboard Friday

Does Google treat text kept behind “read more” links with the same importance as non-hidden text? The short answer is “no,” but there’s more nuance to it than that. In today’s Whiteboard Friday, Rand explains just how the search engine

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Using Latent Semantic Indexing to boost your SEO strategy

SEO is an ever-changing, expansive science that is often hard to understand. You know that you need specific keywords to boost your website traffic, but we’re about to throw another curveball at you – latent semantic indexing (LSI). It sounds

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