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Google Ads Report Editor Gets Two New Landing Page Reports

Google is adding two predefined landing page report to Report Editor in the interface. Soon, advertisers will be able to find the "Landing page" and "Expanded landing page" reports under the Basic list of predefined reports, which is available from the "Reports" icon in the upper right corner of the Google Ads interface. Landing Page Report This [...]

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YouTube Now Counts ‘Engagement’ For YouTube For Action Ads At 10 Seconds, Not 30

YouTube made an announcement that it is changing the attribution criteria for TrueView for action video ads, which are designed for performance advertisers and feature call-to-action banners at the base of the video ads. The two key attributions points that are changing are: YouTube will now count an ‘Engagement’ whenever a user clicks or watches 10 seconds or [...]

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Do You Still Need A PPC Tool With The New Google Ads?

It can be pretty easy to assume that Google and Bing are automating PPC pros right out of relevance.  With basic PPC tasks, they can now happen with very little human intervention through the Google and Bing interfaces to the point where even a novice PPC manager can create and launch pretty good campaigns. That's [...]

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Some Large Search Budgets Are Moving To Amazon, Say Agency Executives

In a CNBC survey of several advertising execs, it was found that there are some advertisers who are shifting large percentages of their Google search budgets over to Amazon.  According to two executives, some advertisers that are selling are selling on Amazon are moving 50 percent or more of their search budgets to Amazon. Amazon has been [...]

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YouTube Rolls Out More Ad Extensions, Incremental Lift Measurement

Advertisers on YouTube will soon be getting new extensions options for their ads and enhanced brand lift measurement opportunities. Google keeps extending ad extensions to TrueView in-stream ads. It already offers location and form extensions for YouTube. Advertisers will have the ability to include actions like finding a movie time, downloading an app or booking a trip [...]

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Google Responsive Display Ads Roll Out As New Default Display Format

This week, Google announced that responsive display ads (RDA) is going to roll out to all advertisers over the next few months. Advertisers will provide, just like Google's responsive search ads, several inputs and the ads get assembled on the fly by Google's machine learning algorithms. Up to 15 images, five headlines, five descriptions and five logos can [...]

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Google Now Shows Dynamic Search Ad Performance Aggregated By Landing Page

In your Google Dynamic Search Ads (DSAs) campaigns, advertisers can now see the best- and worst-performing landing pages. The landing page report aggregates page performance across all search terms that triggered it.  You can find the report under the Search Terms tab of the dynamic ad targets section in a DSA campaign in the Google Ads interface. [...]

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YouTube To End Director Onsite Services On October 31

On October 31, YouTube is retiring its Director onsite services and has even stopped accepting any new video ad production projects. The video creating service, which was launched in June 2015, was expanded to over 170 US cities in March of this year.  Through the Director onsite program, companies who spent at least $350 on YouTube via Google AdWords would have [...]

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