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Living without Average Position in Google Ads

In the next few days, Google will ''sunset'' the average position metric from their ads platform. There is an ongoing debate if this move is designed to work to Google's advantage (i.e creating the illusion of unlimited ad space in the SERPs thus encouraging more participation and ad spend from advertisers), or if it is better for the [...]

By | 2019-09-27T15:21:06+00:00 September 27th, 2019|Search Engine Marketing | Goldladder Blog|Comments Off on Living without Average Position in Google Ads

Social marketing engagement levels drop to all time lows

If you were still entertaining the idea that social media marketing could be the answer above all other channels, you may want to think again. While early engagement rates were never high to begin with, now its around 0.09%! The data from RivalIQ shows how bad it really is. In fact, Rand Fishkin sums it [...]

By | 2019-02-28T12:44:10+00:00 February 28th, 2019|Search Engine Marketing | Goldladder Blog|Comments Off on Social marketing engagement levels drop to all time lows

Fiona Spooner talks about the FT hitting the 1 million subscriber mark

Always good to see a client reaching new heights! Goldladder supplied paid search solutions directly for Fiona Spooner and her global team during the Financial Times's brave decision to paywall their premium content. There was no model for this approach, and every campaign, ad and keyword needed fresh innovative thinking. “I would never have imagined [...]

By | 2018-08-31T13:48:30+00:00 August 31st, 2018|Search Engine Marketing | Goldladder Blog|Comments Off on Fiona Spooner talks about the FT hitting the 1 million subscriber mark

Google Analytics and Data Retention

Google Analytics and Data Retention settings - what you need to do!   You may or may not be aware of a change that Google Analytics will be making to your account on the 25th May this year. It’s all about GDPR and your data retention settings. You have between now and that date to [...]

By | 2018-05-22T11:13:11+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Search Engine Marketing | Goldladder Blog|Comments Off on Google Analytics and Data Retention

Reviewing Google’s Academy for Ads.

Being the newest member and also the first one who has used the new Academy for Ads in the office, it was decided that it was only right for me to write this blog post. I am a new recruit here at Goldladder and whilst needing to be certified in both Adwords Fundamental and one [...]

By | 2018-05-02T15:07:04+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Search Engine Marketing | Goldladder Blog|Comments Off on Reviewing Google’s Academy for Ads.

GDPR Checklist For Small Businesses

By now, you are probably hearing about the General Data Protection Regulation in relation to lead generation, web processes, design, direct marketing - the list goes on. Non-compliance is not an option, but as an SME, you can't help feeling that an entire industry of consultants and audit experts are raking it in, trading on [...]

By | 2018-02-01T12:27:38+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Search Engine Marketing | Goldladder Blog|Comments Off on GDPR Checklist For Small Businesses

Your Handy Guide To Creating Effective Facebook Events

Creating Effective Facebook Events - A Guide When it comes to successfully marketing an event, there are few tools more potent in a planner's arsenal than Facebook. It allows you to send invites en masse, promote your key vendors or attractions and above all, engage with brand new audiences. Perhaps even more importantly than that, [...]

By | 2018-03-26T10:16:31+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Search Engine Marketing | Goldladder Blog|Comments Off on Your Handy Guide To Creating Effective Facebook Events

Successful Content Sharing – Add Substance to Your Social Image

Social Media is all about image. Curate, edit, filter and airbrush your brand, creating an enviable collection of your business’ highlights, feel-good stories and attractive morsels of ‘thought leadership’. It looks perfect, and it’s why we love social. You create a snapshot of brilliance that attracts customers, investors and even potential business partners to your [...]

By | 2018-01-11T09:53:20+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Search Engine Marketing | Goldladder Blog|Comments Off on Successful Content Sharing – Add Substance to Your Social Image

We Love Social Media Ad Campaigns That Deliver Results

In the past, every new year at Goldladder has been about massive industry upheavals, like Google algorithm shocks, or Adwords ad format changes etc. 2018 initially seems quiet in some respects, but look beyond the Google network and there are some large developments afoot. As you know, search engine marketing is something we love, social [...]

By | 2018-01-11T09:56:36+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Search Engine Marketing | Goldladder Blog|Comments Off on We Love Social Media Ad Campaigns That Deliver Results

Adwords and The “Dementia Tax”

May 22nd began with political turmoil surrounding the Conservative manifesto's proposed Social Care plans. The Labour Party picked up this "dementia tax" and ran with it in a media storm that lasted the entire day.  Soon after the Labour party began an Adwords campaign targeting the term, directing visitors to their critique of the policy. In [...]

By | 2017-05-31T10:22:26+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Search Engine Marketing | Goldladder Blog|Comments Off on Adwords and The “Dementia Tax”