Search Marketing Blog

The latest news about web marketing, SEO, PPC Advertising & Web Analytics. But only the stuff that matters from a New Zealand perspective.

Click on any of the links below for a brief summary and commentary. Depending on your situation, some of these could make a difference to your business.

Advertisers Slam Apple – First Thing Monday – Sep 18 2017

September 18, 2017 by

Is Apple about to break the Internet? According to advertisers, the answer’s yes (and we’d like you to keep it the way it is, please). In other news, Facebook is… read more

Google Reveals Most Popular How To Searches [and more] First Thing Monday – Sep 11 2017

September 11, 2017 by

There’s always plenty happening in the fast-moving world of online search and advertising. Here’s a summary of key things that caught our eye last week… Google Reveals Most Popular ‘How… read more

First Thing Monday – Sep 04 2017

September 4, 2017 by

There’s always plenty happening in the fast-moving world of online search and advertising. Here’s a summary of key things that caught our eye last week…   Not sure which ad… read more

First Thing Monday – Aug 28 2017

August 28, 2017 by

Last week was already busy enough; then Google announced that Questions and Answers is now available in Google My Business listings. The new feature could leave some businesses scrambling to… read more

First Thing Monday – Aug 21 2017 NZ’s First Digital Salaries Report [and More]

August 21, 2017 by

There’s always plenty happening in the fast-moving world of online search and advertising. Here’s a summary of key things that caught our eye last week… NZ’s First Digital Salaries Report:… read more

First Thing Monday – Aug 14 2017

August 14, 2017 by

There’s always plenty happening in the fast-moving world of online search and advertising. Here’s a summary of key things that caught our eye last week…   Fixing the shopping-cart abandonment… read more

First Thing Monday – Aug 7 2017

August 7, 2017 by

There’s always plenty happening in the fast-moving world of online search and advertising. Here’s a summary of key things that caught our eye last week… Is This How Google Will… read more

First Thing Monday – July 31 2017

July 31, 2017 by

There’s always plenty happening in the fast-moving world of online search and advertising. Here’s a summary of key things that caught our eye last week… Advertisers are Flocking to Facebook… read more

First Thing Monday – July 24 2017

July 24, 2017 by

Watch out if you’re checking Facebook during a meeting. Facebook video ads now autoplay with the sound on. Honestly, you’d be much better off checking Google Analytics. Ask a natural… read more

First Thing Monday – July 17 2017

July 17, 2017 by

Last week we learnt just how out of touch ad agency professionals really are: could they be spending more of your budget where less is needed? We also wondered what Google… read more