Can't Access Google AdWords Keyword Planner

The Google AdWords keyword planner is one of the best free tools for researching the demand for a market and its keywords. However, Google pushes new signups into a "new account loop", where they ask you to enter payment details before accessing the keyword tool. This post originally showed how to access the Google AdWords ... Read more

How to Track Bing Ad Keywords in Google Analytics

Update: in 2014, Bing enabled auto-tagging: https://advertise.bingads.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/post/june-2014/auto-tagging-of-destination-urls-in-bing-ads. So this old post is only for reference, to remember how hard things used to be 😀 When Google Analytics tracks traffic coming in, it looks at the referring URL structure to determine if it is a search engine. This referring URL looks something like https://www.google.com/search?q=analytics&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a. By comparing this ... Read more