Category: Google: Display Advertising

5 ways to leverage real third-party purchase intent

A combination of genius and incredible access to capital has enabled Amazon to become a retail operation truly inconceivable just a decade or so ago. Untethered from the constraints of physical location, Amazon has made it possible for many of...

/ September 19, 2018

Google debuts Shoppable Image ads, video in Shopping Showcase ads

Google’s Shoppable Image ads can show on third-party sites (left) and in Google Image search (right). This week, Google announced two new ad formats for retail and brand advertisers ahead of the holiday shopping season that deliver shopping experiences on...

/ September 17, 2018

A kickback stampede: Why Google’s EU comparison shopping program may carry risk

Cast your mind back to June 2017. The birds sang, the sun shone and Google received a record-breaking fine of €2.4 billion ($2.8 billion). But why, exactly? In a verdict that provoked differing opinions, European Union (EU) regulators ruled when...

/ August 30, 2018

Google’s political ad transparency report & library offers more accountability around election ads

Google is building more transparency into the political ads and advertisers running campaigns on its ad networks. After updating its political ad policies in May — enforcing new ID requirements for anyone purchasing political ads — the company is now...

/ August 17, 2018

3 attribution considerations for B2B lead generation

Customer life cycles and marketing campaigns alike are becoming increasingly complex and difficult to measure. Marketing attribution is the fundamental, yet complex, concept of reporting multiple user touch points, and it ties the entire customer journey together at the conversion...

/ August 6, 2018

Google allows advertisers to buy ads.txt authorized-only inventory

Google announced Thursday that advertisers using Display & Video 360 (formerly DoubleClick Bid Manager) can now opt to only buy inventory that has been authorized via a publisher’s ads.txt file. Ads.txt is an initiative spearheaded by the IAB Tech Lab...

/ July 27, 2018

Google releases AMP Stories v1.0 with new features, including an ads beta for DFP users

Examples of Google AMP Story ads. Following on the introduction of AMP Stories for publishers in February, the AMP team has announced several updates to AMP Stories, including monetization capabilities. Version 1.0 of AMP Stories is now available to all...

/ July 23, 2018

Here’s how to use custom intent audiences in your GDN campaigns

Since its introduction to the Google Display Network last November, custom intent has been a game changer for display advertising. Custom intent allows you to expand outside of predefined audience categories, identifying new prospects that are likely to be in...

/ June 29, 2018

Is YouTube serving up more pre-roll & mid-roll video ads?

SEO consultant and podcast host Dan Shure has noticed a sizeable uptick in the number of pre-roll and mid-roll ads being served up on YouTube videos he has viewed during the last week. While logged into his Google account, Shure...

/ June 29, 2018

Google announces Google Marketing Platform Partners program

Image: Google Following on Tuesday’s announcement that Google is grouping its advertising into three new brands — Google Ads, Google Marketing Platform and Google Ad Manager — the company is consolidating and updating its marketing partner program as well. Google...

/ June 29, 2018