Your Voice, Heard: State of SEM Infographic

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After an exhaustive polling process, the results are finally in! Our comprehensive infographic (available here) details what SEM practitioners value most, how many clients they tend to work with, spend, and tons more. We asked some of our poll-ees to dish a little extra dirt on which SEM features and tools they especially thought useful […]

Tips for smoothly translating international SEM content


In the world of online marketing, managing localized content can be a long process with multiple revisions, back and forths, cultural differences, and time zone changes. When expanding your search efforts, here are some tips that can help you streamline the process when working with online content in multiple languages: 1. Local Insights: Before you […]

The 3Q Culture Manifesto


I never thought I’d end up starting (or working at) an agency. In 2008, when I left my job at a start-up, I viewed agencies as parasites hell-bent on trying to sell you stuff you don’t need, making big promises against which they couldn’t deliver. And actually, I still feel that way about most agencies. […]

Best Blog Posts of November 2014


Did you spend all of your spare time in November getting ready for Black Friday and Cyber Monday? Probably a good move, but that means you missed all of our great Digital Marketing content this month! Here are the highlights: 5 SUPER BASIC EXCEL TIPS FOR THE SEM BEGINNER Just starting off in the world […]

PPC experts suggest ways to dominate Cyber Monday


Today is Cyber Monday, which is one of the most important days for a digital marketer. You should already have a pretty strong game plan in place by now, but nobody can predict exactly how the market’s going to go. Some of the industry’s best experts weigh in on how to make same-day changes to boost […]

Happy Thanksgiving!


We’re taking a brief break on Thursday and Friday, but we’ll be back with more advertising news on Monday! Have a happy holiday!

3Q teams with Breakthrough SF, GRIP Outreach for Thanksgiving smiles

Most folks in the digital marketing world know about the need for the newest and fastest computers…which means most of the people reading this have also given up on useful laptops when newer models became available. But a few inspiring folks showed us just how valuable those laptops can be in the right hands — and gave […]

7 Tools to Create Visual Content on a Budget


As cliché as it sounds, we eat with our eyes. I’m not just talking about how a plate of food is, or isn’t, presented to us in a restaurant, but also how content is presented to us. With the evolution of Panda, webmasters and content marketers alike are upping their production game. Whilst churning out […]

New client? Follow this checklist to start with a bang


I recently onboarded a new client here at 3Q (#excitingtimes), and during the onboard process, I jotted down some tips and tricks to remember when getting started. Enjoy! 1.    Google your client and C-level executives. This will not only give you a sense of the who, what, and when; it will also provide you with […]

Eliminate Conversion Bottlenecks In Your PPC Campaigns


A search marketer always has one thing on his or her mind (no, not that): how to efficiently drive more conversions for their business. But simply dumping money into your search campaigns is not enough to reach more customers and maintain profitability. Similar to an assembly line, your paid search advertising effort has many potential […]