This is the last issue for 2009 and I’d like to thank all our readers for continuing to allow us to offer them content that we hope they find relevant to their marketing needs. Since this is traditionally a time of the year when predictions for the upcoming year abound, here are a few early posts from long-time industry observers to start you thinking about how to adjust your PPC theory and practice to take advantage of increasing and changing opportunities: SEOptimise’s 10 PPC Predictions for 2010; SEOMoz’s 8 Predictions for SEO in 2010; and eConsultancy’s End of Year Analysis: 2009 Roundup and 2010 Predictions.
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How To Brainstorm Brilliant Ideas For Your Blog – December 21, 2009
Posted By CopyBlogger – "Brainstorming is one of the most powerful creative techniques ever devised. When used properly, it can produce more and better ideas than any other process. Read the rest of the news item here.
New PPC Keyword Tools From WordStream – December 20, 2009
Posted By PPC Without Pity – "To be an effective PPC marketer, it helps to have a lot of tools in your arsenal. Choosing good keywords takes a lot of background research, and it’s always great to have plenty of options for keyword tools. This week, WordStream released two new keyword tools to help PPC managers find new keywords and organize them into effective groupings." Read the rest of the news item here.
New Tools, Strategies To Combat Click Fraud – December 18, 2009
Posted By MarketingVox – "Trying to stay one step ahead of online fraudsters, the ad industry continues to develop new – or refining existing – tools and strategies aimed at combating click fraud." Read the rest of the news item here.
SEO Or PPC: Is One Better? – December 17, 2009
Posted By WebProNews – "In the ongoing debate between SEO and PPC, Michael Gray … is on the SEO side of the table. Although he utilizes both organic SEO and pay-per-click, he says SEO is a better long-term strategy." Read the rest of the news item here.
AdWords Reform: Low-Hanging Fruit – December 10, 2009
Posted By Traffick – "At SES Chicago, a member of Google’s product management team routinely asked me if there were particular aspects of the AdWords interface that we ("power users") would like to see improved." Read the rest of the news item here.
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