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Are Asian companies willing to use Facebook to interact with their external and internal stakeholders?

According to a report from Burson-Marsteller, many top Asian companies are still reluctant to engage stakeholders through Facebook, despite the biggest year-on-year increase in their official presence on the platform. I find it puzzling and bizarre. Which platform can boost a usage of 500 million active users? Not many can. So why procrastinate and give …

Google hires while Yahoo! fires

Global – On the same day when Yahoo! announced plans for its second round of layoffs in six weeks, Google is boasting 2011 as the biggest hiring year in company history with over 500 hires in Asia Pacific. After cutting about 700 employees last December, Yahoo! announced it will further lay off 1% of its …

Americans say no to regulation of search engines

The majority of Americans oppose bringing in Government regulation to prevent search companies from tweaking results to their advantage, according to new findings released by Rasmussen. Released on Sunday, the survey found that over three-quarters (77%) of U.S. adults were against any government regulation of how Google and other search engines rank their results. Just …

What is the time frame to experience positive returns on PPC campaign?

We are so used to the word – Instant. Instant Coffee, Instant Noodles, Instant Soccer results via mobile and etc. We are also accustomed to instant gratification in search. We can set ads live in the morning, and within a few hours know how consumers are responding. This type of quick availability of data and …

What is The Most Effective ways to use Negative Keywords?

January 12, 2011 | Author: candyce | Posted in Search Engine Marketing (SEM)

Are you running a pay-per-click (PPC) campaign? If you are, you may have heard about negative keywords. The use of a negative keyword list is very useful in filtering out unwanted traffic. In this column, I will help define negative keywords, how they work, and the benefits to using them. You might want to use …

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