The budget for SEO in the average marketing team has dropped by 5% in 2019 compared to those in 2018, with 60% of marketers admitting that resource and a lack of available spend are the main reasons for a lack of investment in organic search activity, according to new research.
Total UK digital ad spend was up 13% year on year in the first six months of 2019, according to IAB UK’s half year Adspend update
As of 30th September, Google’s ‘average position’ metric was retired to make way for ‘prominence metrics’. This change may be viewed as a serious concern for advertisers but Marin Software’s Head of Marketing, Wesley MacLaggan, showcases how it is possible to transition from one metric to the other seamlessly and without impacting success.
Nearly two-thirds of Brits (63%) start their online search journey, when searching for products and services, with search engines, but less than a fifth (18%) of them actually trust the results all of the time, according to a new study.
For the first time Google has surpassed Facebook in the total number of attributed installs, meaning Google Ads has powered more app installs over the 6 month period than Facebook Ads, according to new research.
Google will not have to adhere to a ‘right to be forgotten’ law outside Europe, according to a new ruling in court this week.
Halloween is becoming a bigger event around the world each year, opening up plenty of opportunities for marketers. New research from Pinterest identifies how pop culture and local culture can influence buying trends in the spookiest time of year.
UK organisations are not innovating fast enough, and business leaders cite public nervousness as their main barrier to adopting emerging tech, according to new research.
Marketing software firm HubSpot has partnered with Supermetrics to expand its reporting options for clients.
Google is launching its first ever B2B search campaign to remind businesses of the value of Search as an advertising platform.
Anti-money laundering (AML) pioneers SmartSearch has appointed Epiphany, a Jaywing agency, to manage and grow their SEO and PPC activity.
As digital advertising progresses, brands are recognising the importance and value that location advertising provides.
One in three search specialists feel they do not receive enough support to accurately forecast SEO, according to a new industry survey.
Smart speakers in the home like Google Home and Amazon Echo are set to drive the next wave of e-commerce, according to new research.
Monday marks the beginning of Christmas shopping season, according to new insights released by eBay Advertising, kickstarting a fruitful five months for brands.
UK adspend rose 4.2% to reach £6.0bn in the first quarter of this year, with online radio ad expenditure growing a massive 26.5% year-on-year, according to new research.
Facebook has opened up its ‘search ad’ test to more advertisers, after an initial test phase last year.
Mozilla has publicly documented 12 major bugs in Facebook’s transparency API – a tool that Facebook has now rolled out globally following the EU elections.
Cinema overtakes digital for ad growth: Internet forecast to grow at slowest rate since 2001 dotcom bust
Internet advertising is forecast to grow by 10% globally next year, marking the lowest level since 2001, meaning the sector would be outpaced by cinema, according to new research.
Google has debuted its new shopping platform in partnership with select retailers, offering personalised recommendations based on their browsing habits.