Google Kills The Carousel: What Affect Will It Have On Travel SEO And PPC?

By Michael Bruh Turns out that Google Carousel wasn’t the ultimate brass ring when it comes to displaying local search results for hotels, restaurants, entertainment and nightlife venues. In place of the horizontal Carousel, we in the United States now have a 3-pack listing based on a query and Google’s determination of relevancy. Why did Google kill the Carousel? Although the …

Acronym Asia Focus – ClickZ Live, Singapore

A lot of business was done. A lot of fun was had. Acronym’s mini Asia tour as sponsors of ClickZ Live took in Hong Kong, Bangkok and finished in Singapore. And what a convenient place to have the final Asia event, as Singapore is Acronym’s second home. It also provided a great opportunity for me to sit down with David …

Live Off 65 – Meet Daniel Wu

There’s definitely an Asia leaning in this edition of TMN. Having sponsored a number of conferences, including at venues in Hong Kong, Bangkok and Singapore this year, Acronym also partnered with China’s leading digital agency, Gridsum. Daniel Wu is a founding member of the Gridsum team, which launched in Beijing in 2005 with a strong focus on search and analytics …

Meet David Shen Video Transcript

Mike Grehan:              Hi, and welcome to what is frequently known as Live on 65, but every now and again—when I can’t get somebody to do my bidding and come and see me in New York—I have to go and see them and it becomes Live off 65. So here I am today with Acronym’s very own David Shen. David Shen:                 …

Jim Sterne Interview Transcript

Pt 2 Mike:               So, here we are back again, live at eMetrics in Boston. Which is the 64th eMetrics and the series around the planet. With me is Jim Sterne. So, we touched on how this all came together, how eMetrics came together, Digital Analytics Association. I guess there was some conversation, in the early days, are we metrics or …

Live Off 65 -Meet Jim Sterne

Don’t have time to watch the video? No worries, the transcript can be found by clicking the link below for your convenience. So, it turns out, not everyone can be in New York city when I need them to be. So I have to leave my eyrie on the 65th floor and go to them. Well, truth be known, on …

Google Secure Search’s Real Impact On Content Marketing

by Michael Bruh CMOs everywhere are being pressed by their digital marketing teams to significantly increase budgets for content marketing. Like other digital phenomena (“The year of mobile,” “Social is everything”), content marketing is squarely front and center in corporate discussions. But unlike mobile and social media, there’s a wild card in the deck—courtesy of Google—with regard to content marketing. …

Google Unwraps Android 5.0 Lollipop

By Jaime Nash Google is aiming to be the Sultan of Sweet (design) with its universal visual language for users of the new Android 5. Lollipop user interface, visions of which began to emerge in early November under the company moniker Material Design. Far more than simply added pixels, Material Design (formerly cross-platform design) synthesizes the rules and principles of …

Jim Yu Interview Transcript – Part 2

Jim Yu is CEO of Brightedge, now recognized as one of the de facto enterprise SEO management platforms industrywide. From a small startup on the West Coast, Brightedge has grown rapidly and now employs over 200 people. I sat down with Jim for our Live On 65 feature to talk about the growth of Brightedge, the growth of Share—the industry …

Jim Yu Interview Transcript – Part 1

Jim Yu is CEO of Brightedge, now recognized as one of the de facto enterprise SEO management platforms industrywide. From a small startup on the West Coast, Brightedge has grown rapidly and now employs over 200 people. I sat down with Jim for our Live On 65 feature to talk about the growth of Brightedge, the growth of Share—the industry …

Acronym Sponsors & Keynotes Inaugural ClickZ Live Conference in Bangkok

David Shen reviews “Left To Our Own Devices: A State of Digital Address” – the conference session that cranked the audience up and got things started Acronym has had a thriving business in Asia since the launch of our Singapore office in 2006. And this year we’ve been reaching further into other regional markets. As part of our strategy, we …