Facebook Ad Network Takes On Google

Facebook ads will now target non-users of Facebook on outside websites and apps, directly challenging the supremacy of the Google Display Network. Previously, Facebook only showed ads on third party websites to users that were concurrently logged into Facebook. Facebook…

Google Display Network Gets Viewability Boost

Google announced on Tuesday that it has completed the upgrading of all CPM campaigns on the Google Display Network to viewable CPM (vCPM) campaigns making the GDN one platform where advertisers don’t pay for impressions unless they’re actually viewable by…

Google Announces AdWords Audience Insights, 100% GDN Viewability, Dynamic Remarketing Improvements

Google announced new tools for advertisers including AdWords Audience Insights, 100% Viewability on the Google Display Network, and enhancements to dynamic remarketing. Audience Insights The AdWords Audience Insights Reports give advertisers aggregate information about people on their remarketing lists, such…

Google Display Network Ads Expand To Google Play Music

Google introduced a new free, ad-supported streaming music service today as one tier of its Google Play Music offering. In doing so, it has opened up new opportunities for advertisers using the Google Display Network. The service itself basically just…

Here’s What The New AdWords Editor Does

Google announced the launch of an update to its latest version of AdWords Editor. Version 11.0 was released last year, and now 11.1 is available. You can upgrade here. The latest update includes full support for labels, upgraded URLs, call-only…

Google In-App Ads Let You Target Those Who Have Made In-App Purchases Before

Google announced a new targeting capability for its in-app display ads, enabling advertisers to target users who have actually made in-app purchases in the past. If they’ve done it before, it stands to reason that they’d do it again, so…

Google Display Network Gets Custom Affinity Audiences

Google announced that it will soon roll out custom affinity audiences across the Google Display Network. This will let advertisers define who they want to reach across the web regardless of device. The offering will join affinity audiences, which let…

Google’s New Mobile Ad Formats, Flash-to-HTML5 Tools

Recognizing that display ads don’t always translate well from the desktop to mobile devices, Google announced on Monday that it will be launching several new mobile display formats and tools across the Google Display Network, the AdMob Network, and DoubleClick…

Google Redesigns Text Ads On Display Network

Google is pushing out a new design for text ads on the Google Display Network. “Our new text ads have been designed with better readability in mind, regardless of what device they’re being viewed from,” says AdSense Software Engineer Clyde…

Google Discusses New Campaign Type For Display Network

Google hosted a “Hangout on Air” today about getting better performance out of Search Network with Display Select. This is a new hybrid campaign type, which the company says drives 35% better ROI for advertisers compared to the old Search…