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November 3, 2016 When was the last time you picked up your phone? Is it in your hand now? As technology grows increasingly more capable, I frequently find myself relying on the luxury of near-instant data retrieval and connectivity. Of course, this is nothing new. According to a recent survey from eMarketer, 84% of smartphone users employ browsers or mobile apps to discover, ...
October 19, 2016 Last year, Google introduced several new features to improve Shopping campaigns during the busy holiday season. These included RLSA for PLAs/Local Inventory ads and other Product Group and bidding features to ease advertisers’ Q4 qualms. This year, managing Shopping campaigns in AdWords will be even simpler with integration between the Google Merchant Cente ...
September 30, 2016 What was the last app that you downloaded? How did you find it? If you’re like any of 35% of other smartphone users (according to comScore), you probably found the app by searching in the App Store or seeing it listed as a featured or top app within the Store. For advertisers, this statistic can be both exciting and frustrating, with 50% of digital media ...
September 23, 2016 In the Philippines, the last 4 months of the year are lovingly referred to as the “Ber Months” and September 1 marks the first day of a long-awaited holiday season. For advertisers, it’s not much different. Even as Q3 comes to a close, companies have already started preparing for end-of-year holiday sales and innumerable promos to roll out in coming months.
September 16, 2016 Structured Snippet extensions can be added to the list of changes that Bing is making to more closely match the ad features offered in AdWords. Other recent additions to the list include a Period Comparison feature, Callout and Review extensions, Expanded Text Ads, and upgraded Final URLs.
September 8, 2016 We are all aware that the marketing industry is growing continually more complex. Frequent expansions and innovations in the digital marketing world are the evidence. As marketing strategies become more intricate, we see that AdWords is working hard to keep up. Our PPC strategies often involve multiple touch-points across various mediums when inviting user ...
August 26, 2016 As you may remember, Bing announced in June that it would soon be supporting Expanded Text Ads in its advertising platform, mirroring the latest ad format from Google. Bing has been quick to keep its promise, launching the ETA pilot early this week for Bing Ads users. According to Program Manager Jamie Chung, all accounts are eligible to apply for pilot acces ...
August 18, 2016 As we have come to expect, Bing is continuing its efforts to catch up with AdWords. The most recent announcement comes with regard to link URLs for ads. Google announced Upgraded URLs early in 2015, which allow advertisers to edit tracking parameters on ads without creating a new ad and losing historical data.
August 10, 2016 On Tuesday, August 9, Google invited users to an on-air hangout centered around new device-specific bid adjustments. For those who missed this broadcast from Product Expert Sally Chung and Product Manager Leo Sei, you can watch it here and check out PPC Hero’s recap and reactions below.
July 27, 2016 The PPC world was recently informed by Google that the “Converted Clicks” metric in AdWords will soon be retired within the platform. In its stead will remain the now-customizable “Conversions” metric, which is generally capable of delivering the same information after a few minor adjustments.
July 20, 2016 Google seems to be celebrating an unofficial “Christmas in July” this year. On Monday, the official AdWords blog announced another new addition to the mobile marketer’s tool chest: the long-awaited price extensions! As more and more users turn to mobile for research and purchase decision help, the need to qualify clicks grows ever more significant.
July 14, 2016 Well, we have all survived another Amazon #PrimeDay! Whether or not you found a great deal on Tuesday, Google has ensured that no PPC-er left the event empty-handed. According to their official blog, several upcoming changes to Shopping and travel-related ads can be expected in the near future.