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21
Mar

Close Variants Update – Google Follows Up Slap in the Face with Hair Pulling

Blog post co-authored by Max Hoffman and Mike Nierengarten Google's latest announcement "Close variants now connects more people with what they're looking for"  is just another step in Google's continued land grab for advertisers' cash. Mike previously wrote about ...

21
Mar

Proactive Negative Keyword Targeting

Wasted spend is infuriating. No one enjoys opening up a search terms report and seeing hundreds of dollars spent on irrelevant keywords. Who knew so many folks were searching for "u pull it software" when you set out targeting "IT software"? While ...

19
Dec

Are Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) for B2B Companies?

AMP is the latest Google-backed project aimed at improving user experience (UX), but is it something B2B companies need to be concerned with? What is AMP? AMP stands for Accelerated Mobile Pages. AMPs are slightly altered versions of web pages designed ...

29
Aug

Which Content Audit Tool can Replace Moz Content?

Last week Moz announced a shift back to core SEO efforts, hence retiring Moz Content and Followerwonk. Several organizations have used Moz Content to audit their content, track a site performance and search popular content and are looking for a replacement. Below are some of Obility’s favorite content tools ...

05
Aug

Expanded Text Ads – A Signal Alphabet Plans to Acquire Twitter?

In July, Google increased the length of their text ads to 140 characters, a number seemingly synonymous with Twitter. While Twitter's 140 limit stems from an obscure typewriter experiment by Friedhelm Hillebrand, Google's choice in character count is suspect. Why choose 140 characters as opposed to, ...