Author Archive: Larissa Douglass

“Just get to the cloud. There’s no time to waste anymore.” – Eric Schmidt, former CEO of Google, during a speech in March 2017 Fast forward to Google’s recent annual I/O conference, and it’s clear the cloud train has left the station. Cross channel and cross device, marketing strategies need to “just work” and consider voice, visual, video, natural language […]

May 17th, 2018 | Pulse 1 comment

Tesla founder Elon Musk deems it more dangerous than nuclear weapons. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg believes the technology will help save us from ourselves. Whether you’re onboard with advances in machine learning, few doubt true artificial intelligence is coming sooner rather than later. Upgrading won’t be optional once the paradigm shift happens. AI will soon manage […]

Like a train pulling out of a station, Google’s long-awaited mobile-first initiative represents a journey to new places. The search engine giant on March 26 officially confirmed it will show a preference for returning mobile-optimized pages in search results over results marketers configure for desktop computers. In a special installment of Unwrapping the Secrets of SEO, we’ll […]

In case anyone missed the memo, Google has proclaimed that mobile is where it’s at these days. As it begins implementing its Mobile-First strategy, one of the increasingly key Google initiatives marketers will need to understand is its Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) option. At Searchmetrics, we’re introducing a new blog feature called Pulse, which will offer details and […]

February 22nd, 2018 | Analysis 2 comments

If you haven’t heard of Bitcoin or the world of cryptocurrency, you’ve been living under a rock. The digital currency craze has moved out of the shadowy world of money launderers and other bad actors into the mainstream. Now, cryptocurrencies are just about on everyone’s wishlist as a means for getting rich quick. In our latest Memo to the Modern […]

January 24th, 2018 | Memo to the Modern Marketer 1 comment