Why Should I Care if Google is Ranking Mobile First?

You might be wondering what the hullabaloo about mobile first, amp pages, and mobile friendliness is all about—or you might be so consumed with keeping your business running and your clients happy that you haven’t thought twice about all this mobile website talk. Unfortunately, for the smart business owner, there is no longer an option to ignore mobile pages and mobile-friendliness. Google is actively ranking non-mobile sites below mobile-friendly sites—all in an attempt to make sure people using their search engine are finding the results they are looking for quickly and easily regardless of the device they are using. So let’s […]

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SEO Changes of 2016

From algorithms to operations, the search engine giant Google adjusted its processes and policies. While this was happening, the world increasingly accessed information and web content via handheld devices. Consumer confidence in online spending continued to skyrocket. The importance of digital marketing grew… Here are some of the changes that occurred within the world of SEO in 2016: Google’s Penguin Update an update, it runs in real-time. What does this mean? When Google first implemented what has come to be known as the Penguin Update, it caused a downgrade of ranking for many websites for having too many poor quality, inbound links […]

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Cozy Up and Learn About Consumer Behavior for National Hot Tea Month

This past week (and for the last few months) Philly Marketing Labs has been focusing on giving you valuable and usable information regarding Consumer Behavior. Our latest Meet Up put a nice bow on our focus on Consumer Behavior. Thank you to all who came out to discuss the topic with us and for my fellow co-workers who provided excellent and usable information to the attendees. We have these events quarterly, and you can join our Main Line Digital Marketing Meet Up to be notified of upcoming events on a variety of topics. If you haven’t been following us on Twitter, Google+ […]

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The Top 7 Paid Search Highlights of 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]2015 was a big year in the world of paid search. Google always has a lot of rollouts and changes, and this year was no exception. Bing and Yahoo both have pretty big updates as well, but those will have more of an impact in the coming year. More on that shortly. Now that we are in a New Year and looking ahead to our 2016 marketing strategies, it is important to make sure that we are fully utilizing the latest and greatest that paid search has to offer. For the features and tools already released, your competitors already have […]

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Socially Responsible Holiday Shopping, Consumer Behavior and Consumer Activism

With social responsibility and spending awareness on the rise, consumer behavior and consumer activism have shifted to the front of the minds of shoppers–especially during the holiday season when people think of buying gifts for friends and family. During the Philly 100 awards ceremony, one of the attendees Leah Stauffer, from HalfAMillionKids.com, charged Skip Shuda, one of our co-founders and partners, to think more about how Philly Marketing Labs is integrating Social Activism into our company. As a result of this conversation, Philly Marketing Labs is now actively meeting with charities it is considering for partnership. Holiday consumer behavior studies […]

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