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Google Tests Showing Two Shopping Ad Carousels On Mobile

Google is running a new test with two types of Shopping ads in one search result. When searching for a product, a carousel of standard product listing ads appears at the top of the mobile search result.  Another carousel of Showcase Shopping ads will appear below that.  The test was spotted by The SEM Post. Below [...]

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Bing Ads Launches Mobile Price Extensions

On Wednesday 4, Bing Ads announced the rollout of price extensions. Price extensions appear in text ads that appear in the top spot in mobile search results.  With price extensions, advertisers can show prices for products or services, as well as an up to 25-character description with each extension.  A single price extension is visible [...]

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Bing Begins Removing Sidebar Text Ads On Desktop

Bing will be removing text from the sidebar in desktop search results, which is similar to what Google did.  Beginning March 26, we will not be seeing any more sidebar text ads in the US. Bing, similar to Google, has concluded that by removing text ads in the sidebar, there will be an increase in ads clicks for [...]

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How To Build A Stronger, More Effective PPC Team

Frederick Vallaeys has been doing PPC for a while now, since 1998 to be exact, when every setting was manual.  He knows from experience that it was slow and painful to manage everything by hand.  But, doing it like this does tend to help a person learn the ins and outs of PPC.  In the end, [...]

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AdWords Express Launches Notifications For Calls From Search Ads

AdWords Express, the simplified ad platform designed for small business,  which was launched in the platform last year, is is adding support around calls to a business with two types of call notifications. After the call received via a search ad ends, the advertiser will receive a notification on their phone to leave feedback about the relevancy of the call.  [...]

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Google Begins Enforcing Certification Process For Event Ticket Resellers On AdWords

Google, in an effort to make sure users aren't getting misled or scammed in buying event tickets through third-party resellers advertising through AdWords, is instituting a certification process before these businesses can advertise through AdWords. This was announced back in November, the new restriction goes into effect globally today. “Unfortunately, some ticket resellers provide limited transparency in their [...]

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Quora Adds More Contextual & Behavioral Ad-Targeting Options

Back in 2017, Quora launched its ad platform with topic targeting.  The question-and-answer network is expanding its ad targeting offerings. On Monday, Quora announced more options for behavioral and contextual targeting to either narrow or widen audience targets. Last summer, Quora introduced website retargeting to the platform. Now it’s adding interest and lookalike options Interest Targeting — Reach users who have engaged [...]

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Google dropping Merchant Center feed integrations with BigCommerce, Magento, PrestaShop

Just a head of the 2016 holiday shopping season, Google enabled integrations between Google Merchant Center and three e-commerce platforms.  Those integrations will be coming to an end soon. These integrations allowed merchants using BigCommerce, Magento or PrestaShop to directly connect their product catalogs to Google Merchant Center.  Emails from Google began to circulate to customers who [...]

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