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Google Launches Upgraded AdWords Location Extensions Google Launches Upgraded AdWords Location Extensions

Google announced the launch of upgraded location extensions, which it says is a better way to display your business location in all ads. They’re linked to your Google My Business and AdWords accounts. The idea is that your ads will …

Facebook Launches ‘Start To Success’ Program Facebook Launches ‘Start To Success’ Program

Facebook is asking Page admins if they’re interested in growing their business on Facebook. Why sure, Facebook. Tell me more. In a prompt appearing on the top of Pages, Facebook says, “Get dedicated support from a Facebook account manager for …

Twitter Launches Analytics For Organic Tweets Twitter Launches Analytics For Organic Tweets

Twitter announced the launch of some new analytics features for organic tweets via a new enhanced tweet activity dashboard. Advertisers will be able to see how many times users have viewed and engaged with their organic tweets. The dashboard lets …

Facebook Game Ads Now Allow For Virtual Goods Purchases From The News Feed Facebook Game Ads Now Allow For Virtual Goods Purchases From The News Feed

Facebook announced an update to its desktop app ads, enabling game developers to sell virtual goods directly from News Feed and right-hand column ads. “A developer with a desktop game on Facebook can now promote the sale of a virtual …

AdWords Editor 10.5 Now Available AdWords Editor 10.5 Now Available

Google announced the availability of AdWords Editor version 10.5, which lets you download product groups, upload and check changes, make bulk edits, and perform various tasks on Shopping campaigns. You do still have to create your Shopping campaigns and product …

Google Implements No Porn Ad Policy Google Implements No Porn Ad Policy

Google is no longer allowing the advertising of sexually explicit content on its network. A report from Chris Morris at CNBC says the changes went into effect on Monday, and that earlier in June, Google sent those who were about …

GoDaddy Takes Another Turn With Its Advertising GoDaddy Takes Another Turn With Its Advertising

GoDaddy announced on Wednesday that it has hired a new ad agency – Barton F. Graf 9000. The agency is known for work with companies like Kayak, Unilever, and Dish. GoDaddy hired Deutsch New York a couple years ago, and …

Bing Ads UI Now Lets You View Up To 100,000 Keywords Bing Ads UI Now Lets You View Up To 100,000 Keywords

Microsoft announced that the Bing Ads web user interface will now let you view up to 100,000 keywords. The company upgraded the interface earlier this year enabling advertisers to review accounts with up to 50,000 keywords in the Keyword tab. …

Twitter Makes App Promotion Ads Widely Available Twitter Makes App Promotion Ads Widely Available

Twitter announced on Monday that it is expanding its mobile app promotion offering to all advertisers globally after beta testing it since April. The offering makes use of Twitter’s interest, keyword, TV, and Tailored Audience, gender, geo, language, and mobile …

Uber ‘Honors’ Pride Week with On-Demand Weddings Uber ‘Honors’ Pride Week with On-Demand Weddings

On-demand car company, ride-sharing purveyors, or disruptors of the taxi game – whatever you want to call them, Uber is known for creative marketing stunts. Last year, the company offered to deliver kittens for people to play with. Then, during …

With Social Media Advertising, Are People Just Tuning Out? With Social Media Advertising, Are People Just Tuning Out?

Companies often believe they can use social media to increase brand awareness and tap into a new customer base. But, as Gallup findings suggest, consumers are highly adept at tuning out brand-related Facebook and Twitter content. These channels do not …

Beats Headphones Banned at World Cup, But That’s Not All Bad from a Marketing Standpoint Beats Headphones Banned at World Cup, But That’s Not All Bad from a Marketing Standpoint

You won’t see any stars wearing Beats by Dre headphones on the pitch or at press conferences during the 2014 World Cup, but that doesn’t mean that Beats aren’t enjoying a nice marketing opportunity. As Reuters reports, FIFA has banned …

Is Paying Facebook For Promotion Worth It? Is Paying Facebook For Promotion Worth It?

Facebook has all but killed the organic reach of your Page posts, leaving you with no choice but to hope for referrals from content your users share or pay them for exposure. Now, there are concerns that it’s getting more …

Study: Spending More On Facebook Ads Helps Paid Search Performance Study: Spending More On Facebook Ads Helps Paid Search Performance

Kenshoo, which recently launched a solution that matches paid search clicks to Facebook audiences in real time, has a new study out looking at how Facebook ads affect paid search conversions. Obviously, it’s a bit self-serving, but interesting nevertheless, particularly …

Tumblr Sponsored Posts To Be Shown Across Yahoo Properties Tumblr Sponsored Posts To Be Shown Across Yahoo Properties

Here we are just about a year since Yahoo officially acquired Tumblr. Yahoo announced today that content from Tumblr Sponsored Posts will now be promoted across Yahoo in addition to Tumblr, giving them the potential to reach over 800 million …

Facebook Connects Mobile App Ads To Pages Facebook Connects Mobile App Ads To Pages

Facebook announced that it is aligning mobile app ads to other ad formats by connecting them to Facebook Pages and adding social context, such as indicating when a friend like a Page. It’s also adding like, comment, and share buttons. …

Twitter Launches Website Tag For Remarketing Twitter Launches Website Tag For Remarketing

Twitter announced the launch of a new website tag for remarketing, which will enable advertisers to create tailored audiences from the Twitter Ads interface. Twitter launched tailored audiences retargeting globally in December. This lets advertisers retarget ads to people who …

Twitter Forecast: Cloudy with a Certainty of Hyperlocal Weather Targeted Ads Twitter Forecast: Cloudy with a Certainty of Hyperlocal Weather Targeted Ads

In the near future, you can expect to see a new type of promoted tweet that’s appearing in your feed because it’s raining outside. Or because the forecast calls for a b-e-a-utiful weekend. Twitter has partnered with The Weather Company …

Will This Make Facebook Ads More Effective? Will This Make Facebook Ads More Effective?

The effectiveness of Facebook ads has been questioned time and time again. A few months ago, the topic picked up a great deal of momentum after a controversial video came out suggesting fake accounts were harming results. Forrester’s Vice President …

Facebook Expands Video Ad Capabilities Facebook Expands Video Ad Capabilities

Facebook announced some new video ad capabilities. Advertisers looking to get more video views will be able to choose a Video Views objective when they’re creating an ad with the Ads Create Tool, Power Editor and/or API. When this is …

Pinterest Tests Do-It-Yourself Promoted Pins, New Analytics Pinterest Tests Do-It-Yourself Promoted Pins, New Analytics

Pinterest is beta testing do-it-yourself Promoted Pins and a new analytics offering. Last month, the company announced that it was rolling out Promoted Pins from a group of big partner brands, but with the new test, businesses of any size …