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Just in Time for the Holidays: Google’s Latest Adwords Update

| Holly Pauzer

Back to school shopping is quickly approaching, and before we know it the holiday shopping season will be in full swing. Google announced the launch of three new AdWords innovations that optimize mobile advertising and give greater control to marketers. With the rush not too far down the road, here are updates marketers will be utilizing to lure the consumers this holiday season.

Boo: AdGooroo Unmasks Halloween Paid Search

| Tim Parry

Digital marketing firm AdGooroo did a post on its blog Monday to highlight the top Halloween paid search advertisers (based on AdWords impressions), as well as the top Halloween keywords (also based on AdWords impressions), between September 2012 and September 2013. The “Miley Cyrus Twerking” costume did not make the cut.

The Dawning of the Google (not provided) Age

| Stephan Spencer

Much to the fear and chagrin of SEOs, online marketers, and webmasters everywhere, Google has confirmed that it has begun work to encrypt all searches, once again reminding us all that we can either adapt or die. Two years ago, Google began encrypting searches for signed-in users.