Search: Not Provided: What Remains, Keyword Data Options, the Future

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In late 2011, Google announced an effort to make search behavior more secure. Logged-in users were switched to using httpS from http. This encrypted their search queries from any prying eyes, and kept from being passed on to websites the users visits after seeing search results. This led to the problem we, Marketers, SEOs, Analysts, […]

Paid Search Analytics: Measuring Value of "Upper Funnel" Keywords

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"How do I measure the value of my "upper funnel" keywords?" People ask me this all the time. Upper funnel keywords are typically those that are used by Customers who are early in their consideration life cycle, they have not made up their mind. They are keywords that introduce people to you. They don't convert, […]