E-Insight Digital Marketing Blog
23 September 2010, Jonathan Saipe
I was looking to buy some cycling shoes yesterday and searched for “shimano shoes”. What I saw in Google SERPS was an AdWords “plusbox” ad – a relative newcomer that lives under the banner of Google AdWords Product Extensions.
19 September 2010, Jonathan Saipe
In the last couple of weeks, Google has tacitly launched Google Instant, an enhancement to the Google SERPS user interface where the SERP updates dynamically to show results as the user types search terms. The question begs, how will it affect SEO and PPC performance in terms of metrics, content strategy and brand…
12 September 2010, Tracey Stern
In a recently published research report by YouGov, findings showed that television ads have a greater impact and are more memorable than their online equivalent. 4,199 adults in the UK took part (conducted by YouGov for consultancy firm Deloitte) with over 60% of all 18-34 year olds voting for TV advertising as their preferred format for advertising messages.
1 September 2010, Jonathan Saipe
Some research suggests that shopping cart abandonment rates can be as high as 50-60%. And it’s for this reason that marketers and ecommerce analysts are constantly looking at ways of reducing form or cart abandonment. Welcome to the concept of Drift Marketing.
10 August 2010, Tracey Stern
I was reading this morning that Outdoor (Out of Home) revenues increased significantly in Quarter 2, boosted massively by a variety of Outdoor Digital formats. It started me thinking about the way in which Digital media has changed our lives, for the better. Even for oldies such as myself, we now take all things ‘digital’ for granted. It’s just a way of life.
26 May 2010, Jonathan Saipe
Google Analytics is a product that digital marketers and web analysts know and use ubiquitously. Of course, what most Internet users do not realise, is that their every step is normally being recorded by either Google Analytics or another web analytics tool. Today, Google announced some measures to ensure that online visitor privacy is maintained.
11 May 2010, Jonathan Saipe
Attached are Nielsen’s Online Market Highlights for March 2010.
Most notable online trends reported in this month’s market highlights are as follows:
- The top 5 websites (Google, Bing, Facebook, Yahoo! and BBC) remain unchanged; their reach is 95.55% of the UK online market!
- Google Search is still the stickiest search brand with an average reach of 81.5% followed by Google Image Search (28%); Yahoo! Search and Bing share approx 18% of reach
- Ebay remains number 1 for ecommerce reach; it reaches 45.9% (18.5m) of the active UK audience
- The highest % increase in reach comes from the Co-Operative (+58%) in the top ecommerce sites of the month
- The Co-Operative and Nectar replace Gumtree and John Lewis in the top ecommerce sites this month
View the full Online Market Highlights – March 2010
20 April 2010, Jonathan Saipe
Google has recently made improvements to how its Webmaster Tools report on impressions and click through rates (CTR) in search engine results pages. This data is crucial in measuring the effectiveness of your website metadata as well as the number of impressions you receive according to each keyword or keyphrase.