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Google Adds Ratings To Product Listing Ads

Google Adds Ratings To Product Listing Ads

By Chris Crum July 29, 2014

Google announced that it’s adding product ratings to product listing ads (PLAs). Starting in the U.S., users will see star ratings and review counts on PLAs across Google.com and Google.com/shopping. The five-star rating system is based on aggregated rating and …

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 …

Google Changes Call-To-Action Video Ads Google Changes Call-To-Action Video Ads

Google revealed a new look for call-to-action overlays on YouTube videos, which apply to both desktop and mobile devices. They’re trading in two lines of text in favor of a single-line call-to-action. This gives more real estate to the video …

AdWords Gets New Call Conversion Features AdWords Gets New Call Conversion Features

Last fall, Google launched calls as conversions for AdWords in the US, UK, and Germany. They recently expanded this functionality to Spain and Australia. The company says it will expand it to additional countries in the coming year. “In a …

India Launches Another Google Antitrust Probe India Launches Another Google Antitrust Probe

The Competition Commission of India has reportedly launched a new antitrust investigation into Google’s business practices following a complaint that Google allegedly blocked a business’ ads because it competed with one of Google’s own Helpouts business. Google launched Helpouts last …

Google Has A New 'Guide To Keywords' Google Has A New 'Guide To Keywords'

Google has released a new “guide to keywords” for AdWords advertisers. It includes best practices for keyword targeting in search campaigns. “As people search for things on Google, advertisers target those searches, or queries, using keywords,” says Matt Lawson, Director …

How To Use The Keyword Planner, According To Google How To Use The Keyword Planner, According To Google

Google has released a new video about how to use the Keyword Planner. If this isn’t something you’ve messed around with much yet, give it a watch. Google killed the old AdWords Keyword Tool last summer in favor of the …

Google Answers AdWords Questions In New Video Google Answers AdWords Questions In New Video

Google has released a new “Ask AdWords” video discussing Webmaster Tools, “Site Not Working,” remarketing and conversion tracking. A couple guys from Google’s AdWords team respond to real questions from people asked via social media. Of course you can always …

Google Unveils New Ad Features And Tools Google Unveils New Ad Features And Tools

Google held an AdWords announcement event today to reveal a number of new things for Google search ads, the Display Network, YouTube and AdMob. Here’s the full keynote: A new AdMob feature will enable advertisers to target people based on …

Google Tests New Ad Pilot Program For Retailers Google Tests New Ad Pilot Program For Retailers

Google is testing a pilot program to help retailers better figure out if their online ads are driving in-store sales, reports The Wall Street Journal, which says the company currently has six advertisers on board, and is using data from …

Google Removes Queries From Referers In Paid Search Google Removes Queries From Referers In Paid Search

Google announced that it is extending its secure search efforts to paid search, and that it will remove queries from referers on ad clicks originating from SSL searches on Google.com. In other words, the reason you’ve been seeing keywords “not …

Google Analytics Gets Bulk AdWords Account Linking Google Analytics Gets Bulk AdWords Account Linking

Google announced that it will start letting you link multiple AdWords accounts to Google Analytics all at once in a new effort to make the account linking process more streamlined. As a result, Google says, you’ll have more tightly controlled …

Google Gives 'Quick Tip' on Search Terms Report Google Gives 'Quick Tip' on Search Terms Report

Google has been putting out little AdWords “Quick Tip” videos for people just getting started using the ad platform. If you’re still learning the ins and outs of AdWords, I’d suggest giving them a watch. They’re generally around two minutes …

When You See Discrepancies In AdWords And Analytics When You See Discrepancies In AdWords And Analytics

Google recorded a recent “Hangout on Air” with a couple of its Dublin AdWords team members. They take about ten minutes to talk about the issue of discrepancies in AdWords and Analytics accounts. Sinead and Kathleen explain what to look …

Here's Another AdWords Quick Tip Here's Another AdWords Quick Tip

Google has been putting out helpful little AdWords “quick tip” videos lately, and has just released one showing how to add, edit or remove a form of payment. It also shows you how to change primary and backup forms of …

How To Add Google's Remarketing Tag To Your Site How To Add Google's Remarketing Tag To Your Site

Google has been putting out “quick tip” videos for using its various ad products, including remarketing. This one doesn’t come with that label, but it might as well, though it’s really more of a how-to. It’s essentially a quick look …