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Google Begins Sending Goodbye Old AdWords UI Notices

Back in March of this  year, Google announced that it would retire the old AdWords interface by the end of the year.  But there were some advertisers who received notifications from Google this week that their accounts will be switched over to the new interface only, beginning in July. Once the accounts are switched over, "the new [...]

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EU: Google Shopping Search Reforms Working

Although Google's European shopping rivals are continuing to complain about how Google is working, The European Commission chief said that the changes Google has made so far seem to be working.  European Competition Commissioner Margethe Vestager is quoted by Reuters saying that rivals have a greater visibility in search results and there are more clicks that send searchers to [...]

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Google Testing AMP Label In Search ads

Google has been running a test that serves AMP-enabled landing pages from mobile Search ads to users for just over a year.  The company is now experimenting with showing the AMP lightening icon next to the description in some of those text ads. The following example of the test, which was spotted by a reader, is running [...]

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Google Axes Political Ads In Washington state, LinkedIn Does It Globally

According to an article that appeared in GeekWire, Google will pause state and local political ads in Washington state.  This action is in response to a new campaign finance law that requires near “real-time disclosure of detailed information about election ads in response to public records requests.” This is what Google had to say in its AdWords policy update: [...]

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Google Launches AdWords Add-On For Google Sheets

A new add-on for Google Sheets by Google AdWords has launched that will allow users to import data for analysis and reporting. With the add-on installed to an AdWords account or MCC account, the things you'll be able to do is chose metrics columns, set filters and report time frame and name the report from a [...]

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5 Google Optimize Tests To Take AdWords To The Next Level

Although it does sound a bit odd to hear, PPC advertising can, more often than not, focus too much on the click.  After all, the industry is named after clicks, and users have to click to come to your landing page.  But what happens after that use lands on your landing page is more important [...]

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Six Google Shopping Opportunities You May Be Overlooking

As of Q1 2018, Google Shopping ads drove 76.4 percent of retail search ad spend.  These shopping ads have eclipsed text ads in markets around the world.  Since Product Listing Ads (PLAs) has become more competitive, how do we maximize ROI without adding more to the budget? What we need here is competitive search intelligence, which [...]

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Hidden PPC Traffic Killers

If your PPC account and the advertiser's business model are working fairly well, that usually means that a business owner becomes heavily dependent on the PPC channel. Typical remits from clients and bosses in the thrall of this perennial growth-riving channel includes such things as maxing the "max the volume" and "we're down from last year, [...]

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Pause Underperforming Ads With This Updated AdWords Script

A/B testing is an essential part of a successful AdWord campaigns. A while back, Daniel Gilbert shared an A/B testing script, which enables you to set up control and experiment campaigns that are alternately paused and resumed, and then emails you when the test has significant results for click-through rate (CTR) or conversion rate (CR). But, if you [...]

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