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New Research Shows Facebook is Still the Most Important Social Platform for Driving Website Traffic

New Research Shows Facebook is Still the Most Important Social Platform for Driving Website Traffic

Facebook Drives 65.36% of All Social Media-Sourced Website Traffic, but Google Still Outpaces All Social In a survey of 3.25 billion website visits, GrowthBadger’s Kyle Byers discovered that Facebook is far and away the most effective social media platform for…

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Where Does Your Website Traffic Come From? (Hint: It's Not Instagram)

Where Does Your Website Traffic Come From? (Hint: It’s Not Instagram)

Google Drives 8 Times More Traffic than All Social Media Combined In a study of 3.25 billion website visits, Kyle Byers of GrowthBadger uncovered some striking results. Overall, Google search drives 60.68% of website traffic. When you break down the…

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New Responsive Google Ads Don't (Yet) Beat Human Intelligence

New Responsive Google Ads Don’t (Yet) Beat Human Intelligence

Google recently released a new beta ad type for search, the responsive search ad. An advertiser supplies a variety of headlines and descriptions, which Google’s AI combines into ads based on users’ search terms. Google provides this example of responsive…

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3 Reasons Why Your Business Should Have a Blog, Even in a Social Media Era

3 Reasons Why Your Business Should Have a Blog, Even in a Social Media Era

Some businesses seem to be giving up on creating and publishing new content to their websites. Website Magazine predicted in 2015 that websites will become obsolete by 2020. But I still view a small business’s website as a critical part of…

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Google AdWords is Gone

How Google Ads is Changing the Small Business Marketing Landscape After 18 years of serving up Google AdWords to Internet searchers, Google rebranded its behemoth advertising platform to Google Ads. The change helps advertisers understand that advertising with Google goes…

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Save Your Marketing Budget with Negative Keywords

Almost every pay-per-click advertising campaign has room for optimization. Today, let’s focus on one simple way to save money with your Google AdWords campaigns: adding negative keywords. A negative keyword prevents your ad from being triggered by a certain word or…

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How Videos Boost Your Small Business Marketing

Do you know that Google owns YouTube? You probably do. Google owns lots of things and is buying and creating more things every day. Google has a simple business goal: to take over the world. And one small part of achieving that goal…

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The Diversification of Search (and Your Marketing Budget)

In the near future, Google might not be such a hot-shot in the web marketing world. “That’s crazy!” you might think. Indeed, Google has been the major research resource for the vast majority of web users. And today, Google still accounts for…

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The Secret to Small Business Advertising

Small businesses are bombarded with advertising opportunities. These sales pitches often make small business owners feel uneasy and uncertain, thinking, “Shouldn’t I try this out?” or, “What if I’m missing an opportunity?” In small business, the fear of missing out…

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