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Search Ads 360 Rolls Out Auction-Time Bidding For Google Search Campaigns

Google Search Ads 360, the enterprise-level search management piece of Google Marketing Platform that lets advertisers and agencies manage campaigns across multiple search engines, has added auction-bidding for bids on Google Search. For those using Search Ads 360, this brings the Smart Bidding capabilities offered in Google Ads to your Google Search campaign. Smart bidding [...]

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Store Visits Now Available For Google Ads Smart Bidding Optimization

If you're an advertiser who has store visits measurement in your Google Ads account, you are now able to incorporate store visits data into your smart bidding strategies. With this update, stores with physical locations can optimize with and for foot traffic in addition to online conversions with smart bidding. Smart bidding strategies use machine learning [...]

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Google Gives Accelerated Ad Delivery An Extension

According to Google in an announcement made September 11, the accelerated ad delivery option in Google Ads will be available for a little bit longer. Originally, October 1 was supposed to be when it was to begin being phased out, but now the option will sunset starting October 7. After that, campaigns are going to be [...]

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Mel Carson On The Early Days Of The Search Industry

There some folks who have been around in the early days of the search industry, and it brings back memories of the early days. Barry Schwartz met up with industry vet, Mel Carson, at his office in Seattle to discuss some of the earlier days in the industry. For Mel Carson, he began his career in [...]

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Google Ads Seasonality Adjustments Now Available For Search, Display Campaigns

The seasonality adjustments feature, which was previewed at Google Marketing Live in May is now live for Search and Display campaigns. The feature isn't out yet for Shopping, Video or App campaigns, but we can expect it to come to Shopping campaigns later this year. Google’s tCPA and tROAS smart bidding strategies already take broad-scale seasonality changes into consideration. But, [...]

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Google Rolls Out Maximize Conversion Value Smart Bidding Strategy

Maximize conversion value is now available. Google's maximize conversion value, which was first announced at Google Marketing Live (GML) in May, is now available in all Search campaigns. The aim of maximize conversion value is to optimize for the greatest conversion value within budget. Just like maximize conversions, it will try spending your budget, so make sure you set [...]

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Greg Gifford Discusses Google Posts, Google Q&A And Local SEO

In this video, Barry Schwartz spoke with Greg Gifford from Wikimotive, who was in the local SEO scene since its infancy and has a specialty in both local and automotive SEO. Greg, who is active on Twitter as @GregGifford, shares nuggets of information at conferences and throughout his normal work day. Barry and Greg's talk focused [...]

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Google Ads To Remove Accelerated Ad Delivery Option Next Month

An upcoming change to ad delivery has been announced by Google and will begin September 17. The accelerated delivery option is going to be removed, leaving standard delivery as the only option for Search and Shopping campaigns, as well as with campaigns with shared budgets. If there is any Search or Shopping campaigns and shared budgets [...]

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