Holiday Prep - The Time to Act Is Now

Monday, October 6, 2008 News

With a third of U.S. consumers already actively shopping for holiday gifts, yesterday was a good day to be ready for the hectic season ahead. However, for those left dragging their heels, here are five tips to get your online campaigns and website in tip top condition.

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Landing Pages: Test Now or Forever Hold Your Peace

Tuesday, October 21, 2008 News

Try as Washington might, the economy is bad and there's no way around it. Budgets are being slashed and workforces are being cut.

It is widely thought that search advertising will be one of the last to feel the brunt of the economy's affect on advertising.

Landing Pages: Mix 'Em Up, See What Works Best

Monday, October 27, 2008 News

The job of the modern Web site is more important and more difficult than ever, especially when it comes to a multichannel sales strategy. Visitors arrive at your Web site through a variety of online channels: pay-per-click (PPC) and organic search, e-mail offers and print ads. Once there, they need to fulfill the objective of acting upon a promotion, or buying a specific product.

6 Ways to Optimize Landing Page ROI

Thursday, January 7, 2010 News

The job of the retail website is more important and more difficult than ever, especially when it comes to a multichannel sales strategy. Visitors arrive at your website through a variety of online channels: pay per click and organic search, email offers, mobile coupons, print ads, among other things. Once at your site, consumers need to be able to easily act upon a promotion or buy a specific product.

Test and Measure Search Campaigns, Landing Pages for Optimum Performance

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 News

Kim Ann King is CMO of SiteSpect Inc. (, a multivariate testing and op-timization company. Hands On: Search recently asked King about best practices in testing Web site content.

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The New-Age Home

Monday, February 1, 2010 News

Founded in 2000, A Place for Mom is the nation’s largest service for elder-care referrals. “We help families find all sorts of elderly-care solutions for their loved ones—nursing homes, assisted living, home care,” says Ben Villa, the service’s senior product manager. “We advertise all over the Web, on search, email, and basically we need to generate leads by means of people filling out our online form.”

Multivariate Testing, 1 2 3...

Thursday, February 11, 2010 News

Many online marketers use web analytics tools to track and understand what’s happening on their websites. Key factors commonly tracked include number of visits, bounce rates, who clicks on what content and where traffic comes from.

Letting Your Online Customers Vote with Their Clicks

Monday, March 1, 2010 News

One of the brighter patches during this gut-wrenching recession has been e-commerce. comScore, a leader in measuring the digital world, recently reported that retail e-commerce spending for the entirety of the November–December 2009 holiday season increased 4 percent over the same period last year, for a total of $29.1 billion spent online.