Google BERT algorithm update

What You Need To Know About Google’s BERT Algorithm Update

Google released the BERT update on October 25th, impacting 1 in 10 queries. This is the biggest change to the algorithm since the introduction of RankBrain in 2015. RankBrain helped Google understand related terms and concepts: BERT is the next step in artificial intelligence. It helps the algorithm better handle nuances and context, and delivers results that precisely answer searchers’ …

Healthcare Marketing Essentials

Healthcare Marketing Essentials In A Changing Marketplace

How people approach healthcare is changing. Eighty-nine percent of people turn to Google when they have a healthcare query. In fact, 1 in 20 searches are healthcare related. And they check an average of 12.4 online resources prior to a hospital visit. There are over 8 BILLION health-related videos on YouTube, and 56% of patients search YouTube for health concerns. …

Optimizing Towards Profitability: Setting the Right Marketing Goals

Marketers far too often get caught up in chasing campaign-level metrics. Instead, your digital marketing should be measured, optimized, and invested in based on the same goals you have for your organization. By optimizing towards profitability, instead of a specific target metric, you’ll avoid self-imposed limitations on revenue growth and maximize the effectiveness of your marketing efforts. The key is …

Google Monetizes Discover Feed and Expands Shopping Campaigns

Lever Interactive recently attended the annual Google Marketing Live event in San Francisco, which is typically the forum to discuss the launch of new features announcements within the Google Advertising platforms, and this year was no different. While there were many exciting announcements made during the conference, two that were especially noteworthy are the monetization of Google’s Discover feed for …

Google Ads to Remove Average Position Reporting Metric

The times they are a-changin’… Google has announced that they will be sunsetting the Average Position reporting metric later this year in Google Ads, and agencies everywhere are rejoicing as they no longer have to spend time discussing average position of ads in their status meetings! Seriously though, average position is an extremely outdated tactic/metric that precedes even Myspace. Even …

Why Manufacturers Need Their Own Digital Marketing Strategy

Manufacturer Marketing: Why Manufacturers Need Their Own Digital Marketing Strategy

It’s a common challenge facing marketers at manufacturers: how do I balance my marketing efforts with those of the retailers selling my products? Do I need to advertise on my own, or will the retailer’s marketing be sufficient? What are the best approaches for navigating these complex relationships? These questions are important ones to answer for any marketer who has …