Search Engine Marketing

Using Search Data for Better Market Insights
April 5, 2022 at 11:16 am

It’s easy to dismiss the data that’s gathered by your search engine optimization (SEO) team as having little value outside of developing your search strategy. However, search data can provide a treasure trove of insights to help retailers understand their market. During the height of the pandemic restrictions, for example, search behavior revealed a spike…

6 Ways to Influence Purchasing Behavior
February 23, 2022 at 2:44 pm

History tells us that until a consumer hits “Buy,” they can easily change their mind or a competitor could snatch them away. At every step of the customer journey, a dozen brands are competing for their attention. That’s why you need to do everything you can to nudge potential customers along the path to purchase.…

Why Retailers Should Be Using PPC Advertising
August 18, 2021 at 3:48 pm

E-commerce is the fastest growing market in the retail industry. During the pandemic, we've seen a significant shift to digital from brick-and-mortar stores, which pushed retailers to improve their digital strategies. With this shift in consumer behavior, and more complex buyer funnels, pay-per-click (PPC) advertising is a must for any retailer trying to expand its…

A Customer Acquisition Strategy for a Digital-First World
June 23, 2021 at 11:58 am

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on consumer behavior have accelerated an already growing e-commerce industry, and as a result have forced retailers to re-evaluate how they can capture their share of this growing market. Given this shift we’ve seen in consumer behavior, it’s imperative that retailers prioritize online customer acquisition. With vaccination rates on…

The 4 Factors of Quality Search and Discovery
April 29, 2021 at 6:44 pm

For years, companies like Amazon.com and Google have been redefining customer expectations for shopping online, offering instant, personalized products tailored to their customers' wants and needs. The State of Search and Discovery report shows that strategically investing in search is not only vital for satisfying e-commerce customers, it's also pivotal for nontechnical users like product…

4 Google Changes That Retail Search Strategies Must Embrace
March 16, 2021 at 6:35 pm

Even through the recent turbulent times, Google hasn't stood still. There have been a variety of innovations that address the changing needs of searchers and new ways to make search results even more relevant. Among the main changes, here are four important developments that retailers need to mobilize to get the most out of the…

Local Search and COVID: What Retailers Need to Know
February 4, 2021 at 5:01 pm

To say that the COVID-19 pandemic has had massive consequences on the retail industry would be an incredible understatement. From bankruptcies to widespread contractions in operations, the retail industry has been at the center of the COVID-19 economic crisis since the beginning of the outbreak. And beyond just the operational difficulties they’ve had to face,…

Adding Personalization to Search Improves Relevance
November 18, 2020 at 7:50 pm

Personalization is an emerging marketing strategy that really works. A recent Adobe survey found that return on investment from personalization is more than seven to one, with 66 percent of respondents indicating they will be increasing investment in personalization strategies over the next five years. While many advertisers have used personalization on their website or…