It has been another busy week in the digital marketing industry. Here is our list of links to the most important digital marketing news and articles posted over the past week. We welcome any comments you may have, and if you think we’ve missed some important new this week, be sure to let us know. And now for your Digital Marketing News Roundup…
Study: Google Reviews Determine Local Carousel Rankings
Now Digital Marketing Works (DMW) conducts a study to reveal some Google “Local Carousel” ranking factors.
How to Build Links With Location Relevance
Local links are important to Google and your keywords. Adding city-specific pages to your website and city-specific links will increase your chances of ranking for almost every search query.
Pinterest Announces First Ad Product: Promoted Pins
Pinterest has started experimenting with paid advertising called “promoted pins.”
Facebook’s New Promotion Policy: 6 Ways Brands Can Take Advantage
Image by: Aliza Sherman
Now that Facebook allows brands to hold contests and sweepstakes within the Timeline, there are many ways that brands can take advantage.
Mobile & Tablet Click Curves Confirm: Your Site is Either Page 1 or Nowhere
Click-through rates are much higher on smartphones and tablets for keywords ranking in positions one through three.
A Google Cookie Replacement Could Upend Online Advertising
image by: Chris Wetherell
Google is planning to replace third-party cookies, which will change the way companies track browsing behavior across the web.
Google Launches Biotech Company Calico to Solve Illness, Aging Challenges
Google wants to keep people alive longer. The company will be tackling issues related to the challenges of aging and associated diseases.