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Adobe Reports Search Spending is up 16% Adobe Reports Search Spending is up 16%

According to a recent report from Adobe, search is still “the biggest driver of return on investment,” in regards to advertising. The quarterly report, entitled “Adobe Digital Index: Global Digital Advertising Update,” stated that compared to Q1 in 2011, search …

Adobe’s Acquisition of Efficient Frontier Now Complete Adobe’s Acquisition of Efficient Frontier Now Complete
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In November, Adobe announced its intent to acquire Efficient Frontier to bolster its digital marketing strategy, something the company seems to have been more focused on with recent acquisitions and partnerships (such as its partnership with OptiMine Software and its …

Adobe Efficient Frontier Acquisition Revealed To Be About $400 Million Adobe Efficient Frontier Acquisition Revealed To Be About $400 Million

At the end of November, Adobe announced its intent to acquire Efficient Frontier, thought the price was not disclosed. “The purchase bolsters Adobe’s strategic focus on digital marketing and expands the company’s solutions, which are central to how digital marketing …

Adobe to Acquire Efficient Frontier Adobe to Acquire Efficient Frontier

Adobe announced its intent to acquire Efficient Frontier to bolster its digital marketing strategy. The company seems to have been more focused on this side of its business with recent acquisitions and partnerships (such as its partnership with OptiMine Software …

Report: Facebook CPCs Up 22% for the Quarter Report: Facebook CPCs Up 22% for the Quarter

According to the latest Global Digital Marketing Performance Report from Efficient Frontier, Facebook ad CPCs increased by 22% from Q1 to Q2. “We predict that brands will double their Facebook fan base by October of 2011 and the cost for …

Efficient Frontier Documents Search Spending Bounceback

Marketers are returning – or even rushing back – to the practice of employing search ads, according to the latest data from Efficient Frontier.  Efficient Frontier found that spending on search ads increased by 24 percent in the second quarter of this year compared to the same period in 2009.

Bing Makes Out Well In Search Spend Report

A little bit of data from the Efficient Frontier Q4 2009 Search Engine Performance Report has been made available, and it’s completely un-shocking in that it shows search marketers are still more than happy to spend their money with Google.  The interesting thing, though, is that Bing seems to have gained a little ground on the search giant.

Efficient Frontier Optimistic About SEM Sector

The worst may be over for the search engine marketing sector.  While significant drops in spending have occurred on a year-over-year basis, a new statement from Efficient Frontier indicates that the rate of decline has just about leveled off.  There’ve also been silver linings insofar as ROIs and Bing are concerned.

Bing-Related Statistics Continue To Rise

Bing is – at least at this early point in its existence – starting to look somewhat like the Energizer Bunny.  New stats regarding both click shares and brand recognition are in, and they seem to just keep going and going (up).

CPC Declines on Big 3 Search Engines, ROI Strong

Average cost-per-click in the US declined last year on the big three search engines according to research from Efficient Frontier. Google’s fell 14%, Yahoo’s fell 16%, and Microsoft’s fell 28% over a year’s time (via CNET). Essentially the study indicates that less money was spent per search ad.

Google Gets $1.10 For Every New Dollar Spent
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For every new dollar spent on search marketing, Google grabs $1.10. Probably the last time you heard a number like that, it was from a basketball coach at half-time encouraging you to give the mythical one hundred and ten percent. How does that happen in real numbers? Looks like Google takes a little from Yahoo and Microsoft.
 

Efficient Frontier: Google Grabbed Extra Q4 Spending

In assessing a fixed set of clients, search marketing firm Efficient Frontier found virtually all of the additional spending headed to Google.