Search Engine Optimization

What the Google Affiliate Network Closure Means for Merchants
July 22, 2013

When the initial announcement was made on Tuesday, April 16, the innocuous headline gave no hint of the size of the news to come. It read: "An Update on Google Affiliate Network." But the news was huge. Google Affiliate Network (GAN), at the time the fourth largest affiliate network in the industry, would be shutting down in a few months.

Best Practices for Using Product Listing Ads
June 24, 2013

Product Listing Ads (PLAs) are an exciting online marketing campaign that continues to evolve. These image-based search ads have proven to deliver strong clickthrough and conversion rates by capturing users’ attention with product-specific images and pricing information. They allow advertisers to promote individual items within their feed quickly and efficiently, and require less hands-on management than search and display campaigns.