More Insights about Quality Score and the AdWords Auction

by Rob Newton
People are happier with their search results, including the ads, when those results are relevant. Advertisers are more successful when they show relevant ads, as they’re more likely to see engagement. It’s with this in mind that we factor the quality of your ads into our AdWords auction. Ad Rank and ad quality are important because they can impact position, price and extensions.Read the full article

Insights on the AdWords Auction

Hal Varian, Google's chief economist, provides an in-depth and insightful overview of how the ad auction works. Hal describes how the auction system works so that consumers always see the most relevant ads and advertisers get the most value. He also provides insight into the key components of ad rank: bid, quality and formats, and the way all of this works together to determine your ad's position and cost.