Category: Google: AdWords

SEO PowerSuite Review: features, analysis, results

SEO software is what makes automation of SEO processes possible. However, the choice is so vast today that it is hard to find a winning set of tools for each cycle of an SEO campaign. Of course, there is an...

/ September 18, 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

YouTube to end Director onsite services on October 31

YouTube is retiring its Director onsite services as of October 31 and has stopped accepting any new video ad production projects. First launched in June 2015, the video creation service offered by YouTube was expanded to more than 170 US...

/ September 7, 2018

Find anomalies in your campaign spending with this Google Ads script

Have you ever had a campaign spend a touch more than expected and taken a too long to spot it? No one likes to catch their campaigns underspending, let alone overspending, but even pay-per-click (PPC) superheroes aren’t entirely infallible. If...

/ September 7, 2018

As Google opts out of Senate Intelligence hearings, group sets up Google account posing as Russian troll company — again

On Wednesday, as Google’s seat sat empty next to Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey as they testified to the Select Committee on Intelligence about steps their companies are taking to address election security on their platforms,...

/ September 6, 2018

Avoid the 8 most common pitfalls of automated bidding

Last week, I wrote that no one should do manual pay-per-click (PPC) bidding in this day and age. But that doesn’t mean you can just flip an automated bidding switch on and head for the beach. In fact, automated bidding...

/ September 6, 2018

There is no reason to manage bids manually

Bid management is not traditionally thought to be part of a marketing job so why do so many search marketers manage a handful of bids? How did bid management creep into the job description? I believe the task rose out of...

/ August 30, 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

YouTube gives users more ways to track the amount of time they spend on the app

YouTube is rolling out more features designed to help users “take charge” of their digital well-being. Starting today, The ‘Watch History’ screen within a YouTube profile’s account menu list will show how much time the user has spent on the...

/ August 27, 2018

Expanded phrase match negatives: A script for misspellings

As paid search specialists, our strength lies in our ability to exert control over our keyword targeting. Every month or so, there are new threats to this control. We must be strong in battling this pay-per-click (PPC) kryptonite. We must...

/ August 17, 2018