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Report: Half Of Google Paid Search Clicks Will Come From Mobile By December Of Next Year Report: Half Of Google Paid Search Clicks Will Come From Mobile By December Of Next Year

50% of Google paid search clicks will come from mobile devices by December of next year, according to Marin Software, which has a new report out on the subject. That figure is based on the current growth rate. The report …

Facebook And Google Propelled Mobile Ad Spend To 105% In 2013 [Report] Facebook And Google Propelled Mobile Ad Spend To 105% In 2013 [Report]

There has been a lot of question about the effectiveness of Facebook advertising lately, but the numbers show advertisers are spending tons of money on it, and in mobile, it’s one of the driving forces behind a rapidly growing market. …

AdWords Team Answers Questions About Data Feeds, Keyword Insertion & Mobile Bid Adjustments AdWords Team Answers Questions About Data Feeds, Keyword Insertion & Mobile Bid Adjustments

Google put out a new video in which a couple guys from the AdWords team answer questions submitted via social media. They tackle the subjects of approving Merchant Center Data Feeds, using Keyword Insertion, and Mobile Bid Adjustments. This is …

Here’s A Quick Tip About Google’s Remarketing Ads Here’s A Quick Tip About Google’s Remarketing Ads

Google just posted this “AdWords Quick Tip” about remarketing ads. The general gist is: make sure you have enough ad formats in your remarketing campaign to ensure you have more chances to have your ads shown to your target audience.

Google’s ‘Promise-Breaking’ Banner Ads On Search Results Aren’t Happening Google’s ‘Promise-Breaking’ Banner Ads On Search Results Aren’t Happening

Last fall, Google was spotted testing a big banner-style ad in search results. As we know, any of these tests can quickly become real features at any time, but it looks like Google has killed this one. The “banner” appeared …

Google Makes Changes To TrueView Ads Google Makes Changes To TrueView Ads

Google announced some upcoming changes to its TrueView video ad formats, which will take effect on April 15th. Google will actually be reducing the number of available TrueView formats from three to two. These will be TrueView in-stream and TrueView …

Google Launches AdWords Format With Consumer Ratings, Says CTR Can Improve By 10% Google Launches AdWords Format With Consumer Ratings, Says CTR Can Improve By 10%

Google announced that it is rolling out a new consumer ratings annotations format for search ads, which gives users “detailed” consumer opinion data. Don’t worry. They highlight the good ratings. Specifically, Google says the ads will highlight one or more …

Google Redesigns AdWords Express Dashboard Google Redesigns AdWords Express Dashboard

Google has redesigned the dashboard in AdWords Express making it easier to find info you’re probably looking for. Here’s a look: “It’s easy to manage your advertising, even when you’re away from the office,” says product manager Francisco Uribe. “For …

Google Busts Myths About Display Campaign Optimizer Google Busts Myths About Display Campaign Optimizer

Google has posted a new Office Hours video about Display Campaign Optimizer. It features a Google Display product manager and product expert discussing the auto-targeting product. If you’re unfamiliar with Display Campaign Optimizer, Google made it available to all two …

Google Talks Real Time Bidding With Audience Targeting Google Talks Real Time Bidding With Audience Targeting

Google has made a recent webinar on real time bidding with audience targeting available for everyone. Google says in the description, “In this Learn with Google Hangout On Air we’ll explain a new bid strategy, Target ROAS. By walking through …

Google Analytics Gets New AdWords Reports For Download Campaigns Google Analytics Gets New AdWords Reports For Download Campaigns

Google announced today that it has added more integration between AdWords and Google Analytics for Mobile Apps. You can link your accounts and enable auto-tagging, and start getting a new set of reports on day parts, destination URLs, and keyword …

Google AdWords Adds ‘Flexible Conversion Counting’ Google AdWords Adds ‘Flexible Conversion Counting’

Google announced a new AdWords feature called flexible conversion counting, which is described as an improved way for advertisers to count conversions that “really matter”. Google says that the feature enables businesses to better measure the value of each click …

Google Announces Worldwide Availability Of Shopping Campaigns Google Announces Worldwide Availability Of Shopping Campaigns

Back in October, Google announced a new kind of product listing ad campaign: shopping campaigns. The company said on Tuesday that these are now available to all advertisers around the world. The campaign type is designed to let advertisers manage …

Google Ordered To Pay AdWords Royalties Over Patent Infringement Google Ordered To Pay AdWords Royalties Over Patent Infringement
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A court has ruled that Google must pay 1.36% of its U.S. AdWords earnings from 2012 to 2016 to holding company (or patent troll, if you prefer) Vringo, which bought some old Lycos patents in 2011, which Google is said …

Should Google Show Ads In Knowledge Graph Results? Should Google Show Ads In Knowledge Graph Results?
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It seems that more and more of the Google search results page is for sale these days. Last year, Google turned its shopping results into an all paid model. Then came the testing of banner ads on branded searches. We’ve …

Google Display Network Lets You Buy Based On Viewability Google Display Network Lets You Buy Based On Viewability

Google has introduced for the Google Display network the ability to buy based on viewability in real time across its two million sites. Viewability was previously available for reservations buys on the network, but is now available in the auction …

Google Launches Google Partners Worldwide Google Launches Google Partners Worldwide

Google announced on Tuesday that its Google Partners platform is launching globally. The offering lets businesses and agencies earn leads, get certified, gain insights, use offers and demonstrate credibility, according to the company. Agencies can use the platform to connect …

Google’s ‘Proof’ That Search Ads Boost Offline Sales Google’s ‘Proof’ That Search Ads Boost Offline Sales
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Google is showing what it says is “proof that online search ads can boost offline store sales” on its Think Insights site. This proof comes in the form of an article written by Kirthi Kalyanam, Ph.D., Professor of Marketing and …

Google Adds Trusted Stores To Ratings In AdWords Ads Google Adds Trusted Stores To Ratings In AdWords Ads
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Google announced that its Trusted Stores program is now helping to power seller ratings on AdWords text ads, and in Product Listing Ads for Google Shopping. “This integration provides shoppers with valuable information, while giving participating retailers a free and …

Google Answers User Questions About Remarketing Lists For Search Ads Google Answers User Questions About Remarketing Lists For Search Ads
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We recently pointed you to an hour-long video from Google discussing how to improve your search campaigns with remarketing lists for search ads (RLSA), though the majority of that is Q&A. If that wasn’t enough, Google has a new Office …

Google Launches ‘Search Network with Display Select’ Ad Campaign Type Google Launches ‘Search Network with Display Select’ Ad Campaign Type

Google has launched a new campaign type called Search Network with Display Select, which lets advertisers get in front of users on Google itself and other sites. “Search Network with Display Select extends the reach of your search campaigns to …