• Your Urban Adventure to SearchFest 2016

    Welcome to Portland, Oregon! You’ve heard all about the food scene and culture here, but you’re wondering how to acquaint yourself with it.  Take advice from this Portland native, also known as a NW unicorn, as to where to go to fully immerse yourself in our weird city. Since you’re here for SearchFest, these places […]

  • Removed Side Ads: The Sky is Not Falling

     Google’s Latest Change Likely Not All that Dramatic for Paid Search Advertisers Google doesn’t take large-scale decisions lightly. Google’s move to remove side ads in desktop search results comes after a lengthy testing period. The search giant has been testing this since 2010 (not a typo). While Google continues to eat away at organic search […]

  • Agency v Consultant v In-House

    Taking an Agency Engagement In-House Agency vs in-house discussions have recently resurfaced after Uber successfully re-branded using an in-house design team. Like creative agencies, we work with clients who consider taking lead gen programs fully in-house. Clients weigh managing their paid search, paid social, SEO, and content syndication programs under their own roof. In theory, […]

  • Is Lyft Cheaper Than a New Car?

    The world is moving toward autonomous driving. It is not a matter of if but when. Soon enough one of the greatest status symbols of Americana, what car you own, will be replaced by what car service you use. GM understands this to the tune of $500 million. Obama understands this suggesting a $4 billion […]

  • LinkedIn Changes Course

    18 months after the Bizo acquisition, following the launch of LinkedIn Lead Accelerator (LLA) and LinkedIn Network Display, LinkedIn has chosen to shift its strategy. LinkedIn will no longer accept new Lead Accelerator or Network Display clients after March 31st and will sunset the program at the end of the year. Past Bizo team members […]