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October 18, 2016 The release of expanded text ads rocked the world of Google PPC in early 2016. And shortly thereafter Bing joined in on the fun, bringing expanded text ads to so many of us in the PPC world. But some of us got screwed. That’s right, some of us have a bone to pick with these magnanimous platforms that, yes, provided us with a whole new set of messaging characters.
… planning your promotions* are as follows: 1) Campaign structure: Promo campaign or simply promo ads 2) Ad testing: Yes, even in promos, Always Be Copy testing 3) Getting creative with creative: Do more than shouting out your discounts. Use Google’s fun text ad features to grab consumers’ attention. *Henceforth, let us assume that promotion can refer…
… marketers begin PPC advertising and split testing, and do not understand what a true split test is. They take past data, insert it into an excel sheet, and declare a winner based on the statistical significance. While yes, the excel sheet is telling you the test has concluded – it was not run under the right conditions for the data to be valid. Disregard…
In case you’ve forgotten, ads are a big deal. As the one aspect of your work that users interact with, it is important to get them right. You need to make your ad copy compelling and worthy of the click. However, this notion is easier said than done , especially for large accounts. To help make ads more compelling, Google is rolling out ad customizers over the coming weeks.
… extend the timeline. For questions of when to pause a keyword or add negatives, we open the timeframe to incorporate 90 days or 120 days. However, ad testing is a little more complicated. In most campaigns, ad testing can run for 30-60 day intervals, but if the campaign only gets ten conversions in 60 days, it may not be enough data to conclude…