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The State of Search Marketing 2016 [Infographic]

Author's avatar By Robert Allen 04 Jul, 2016
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How the behavior of search users is evolving

Google handles 2 trillion searches per year, but the way people are using it is changing. Last year we saw the shift to mobile pass the tipping point, with over half of searches coming from mobile devices. It was this shift to mobile that prompted one of the biggest PPC changes of 2016; the removal of side ads. As you can see from the infographic below, this has mostly boosted clicks on ads that appear at the bottom of SERPS, although also has meant more clicks on the top ads as well.

The State of Search Marketing

Thanks to JBH for creating this infographic

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By Robert Allen

I was the Editor of Smart Insights between 2015-2017. I managed the blog and you will find blog articles on a range of subjects- Marketing Technology trends and latest tech developments are a regular focus, as well as exploring key marketing concepts. You can get in touch with me on Twitter and connect with me on LinkedIn. The new Editor is Carolanne Mangles.

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