Kelsey Cadogan

Kelsey has been in the digital marketing industry since 2010 with experience working both in-house and agency-side. Her specialty is in paid search marketing although her experience also includes search engine optimization, content marketing and social media marketing. When not in the office or relaxing at home, she can be found at the nearest volleyball court.

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Cross-Device Retargeting Now Available in Adwords

With the rise in tablet and mobile device use over the past few years, marketers have been battling the difficult task of tracking individual users across devices. Understanding the impact of one’s ads on a mobile device when users regularly switch over to desktops to complete purchases is nearly impossible. However, as mobile phones become […]

4 Expert PPC Tips for Implementing Bid Adjustments

Bid adjustments allow PPC managers to increase or decrease the amount they are willing to pay per click depending on the search audience. For example, if your company is based in Chicago and you tend to get more sales from around Chicago, you may want to make sure your ad shows higher in the search […]

Bing Ads is Testing Social Extensions in PPC Ads

The latest ad extension you may start seeing on the Bing network is the social extension, which directs users to the business’s social accounts or to promoted conversations and hashtags. The intent is to help advertisers drive more followers to their social channels. As social marketing becomes more popular as an effective targeting strategy, businesses are […]

New Native Ads in Bing: What You Need to Know

Bing Ads has started running a new kind of paid ad currently in beta called a native ad. Native ads are shown on non-search MSN web pages in line with the page’s content. The ad also has a relevance to the content on the page.  For example, a paid search ad selling car insurance might show […]

Google Removing All Right Side PPC Ads

Last Friday, rumors started circulating that Google planned to remove all PPC ads on the right-hand side of search results. These rumors have now been confirmed by Google. Today, final changes to the roll-out will be completed. Google has removed paid search ads from the right side of the search results page, reportedly due to […]

E-commerce Takeaways from ClickZ’s 2016 Digital Trends Report

ClickZ recently released its Digital Trends 2016 Report which gathers insights from various digital marketing experts and discusses the digital landscape and expectations for the upcoming year’s trends. While the report covers many different areas of digital marketing, here are the main takeaways from the e-commerce section of the report. To read the takeaways from […]

Search Takeaways from ClickZ’s 2016 Digital Trends Report

ClickZ recently released its Digital Trends 2016 Report which gathers insights from various digital marketing experts and discusses the digital landscape and expectations for the upcoming year’s trends. While the report covers many different areas of digital marketing, here are the main takeaways from the search marketing section of the report. Audience Targeting Becoming More […]

Why Isn’t My Paid Search Account Tracking Properly?

Accurate tracking is vital to the success of any paid search account. Without it, you could be losing credit for some of the success you’re having and be unable to justify continuing some campaigns. It’s important to know when data is not coming through in your website analytics platform and what to do to fix […]

5 PPC Strategies You Need to Ditch in 2016

It’s a new year. It’s time to leave your bad habits in the past. The following paid search management strategies are ineffective and unproductive – and should be stopped as you move into the new year. Optimize your account to set yourself up for success in 2016! Stop bidding on too many keywords. Now that […]

Google Begins to Show Your Personal Data in Search Results

Get ready for another addition to the Google search results page, and this time, it’s personal! When signed into your Google account, you may start seeing your personal information pulled from other Google products (Gmail, calendar, etc.) right within the search results. Don’t worry, this information is only visible to you. It’s not seen when […]

What’s the Deal with Yahoo Gemini?

As most all digital marketers already now, Microsoft & Yahoo renegotiated their search partnership last year, which changed how Yahoo serves the paid ads on their search results page. While they used to serve ads solely from the Bing Ads platform, they are now using ads from their own platform, as well as testing out […]

5 Ad Copy Test Ideas for the Holiday Season & Beyond

  If you’re an e-commerce business that runs a lot of promotions in December to capture additional holiday traffic, this is a great time to take advantage of the high volume to test out ad copy variations and gain new insights into what users respond best to. Here are a few that I have tried […]

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