Articles by Hannah Kimuyu
Hannah is Director of Paid Media and has worked in Paid Search for over 11 years. Hannah is responsible for managing and delivering the agency's paid media strategy for all clients. Through this role she also consults for some of Greenlight's largest international clients, including Talk Mobile, American Express and New Look. Prior to Greenlight, Hannah worked with the Energy Saving Trust and Capital.
By Hannah Kimuyu | 19 December 2013 |
5 months since Enhanced Campaigns (EC) went live, I find myself eating my own words with the process not actually being that painful and some incredibly exciting new targeting features to match. EC in fact, has turned the Search world on its head, making us think beyond the keyword and instead, about the person behind it. This will see audience targeting become one of the biggest trends for 2014.
By Hannah Kimuyu | 06 August 2013 |
For those of you that have been living underneath a rock for the past few months, here’s a quick recap on Enhanced Campaigns. Although Google has done a good job in documentation and explaining why things need to be done in a certain way, migrating to Enhanced Campaigns hasn't been as simple ‘flipping the switch’.
By Hannah Kimuyu | 04 July 2013 |
With the deadline to migrate to Google Enhanced Campaigns just a little over two weeks away (22 July), let’s all embrace mobile advertising once & for all. Given the trend so far, it can only get better.
By Hannah Kimuyu | 30 April 2012 |
Following on from Andreas Pouros’ blog, I take one of his closing points: “The good news for Facebook is that it could capture around 22% of that search market by barely breaking a sweat”. Although tiny when compared to Google’s 87% share [Source: Greenlight - Search and Social Survey 2011/2012], the opportunity still presents a greater share when compared to the other big players in the market (Yahoo, Bing etc).
By Hannah Kimuyu | 17 January 2012 |
2011 has been a busy year for the Search industry with Google acquiring Invite Media and Teracent. As we head into 2012, Google is about to officially launch its DoubleClick Search V3 platform - DS3 - a bid management programme which will combine Yahoo and MSN into an AdWords type interface, and significantly invest in the Double Click platform, specifically Double Click for Advertisers (DFA) and the Exchange. As advertisers will we really need to invest elsewhere when Google could potentially provide it all?
By Hannah Kimuyu | 05 August 2011 |
At the back end of last week Google officially introduced AdWords Express - described as 'a faster and simpler way to start advertising online in less than five minutes'. Google Express is actually a rebrand of Google Boost, an earlier product launched last October 2010 in the U.S. Boost was a quick-and-dirty solution for businesses to create auto-generated search advertising campaigns in AdWords. In essence the principles are the same, except for the name.
By Hannah Kimuyu | 21 December 2010 |
When it comes to paid search, here at Greenlight we're tipping 2011 to be the year that, display marketing starts to mirror much of what is search in practice. And that's just one of our predictions. Here's more on what we're expecting to unfold for paid search in 2011