Is Google going to court for an antitrust investigation?
So last week I was reading TechCrunch’s article on Google Ads going under an antitrust investigation in Italy, and it led me to a very deep reflection about how much of an open secret the whole Google-Ads-being-a-monopoly situation actually is. So, if we all know it, then why is Italy […]Read more: Is Google going to court for an antitrust investigation?
Why might Google Ads shut down my account? Here’s The Complete List!
If you’ve been in the PPC field for a while, even if it’s a little while, you are familiar with the most popular issue that we deal with: Having Google Ads randomly shutting down your account and refusing to give it back. I believe this problem wouldn’t be so terrible if […]Read more: Why might Google Ads shut down my account? Here’s The Complete List!
When CTRs are so high it’s actually suspicious
More often than not, our clients are very very interested in a couple of specific metrics: How many conversions do they have and the CTR, aka how many people actually click on their Ads over how many see them. So, more often than not, our Display Ads and Advertising Campaigns, […]Read more: When CTRs are so high it’s actually suspicious
Are misleading Ads helping your campaigns? Spoiler alert: Probably not
So the other day I was going through a website and ran into the next Ad: Avoiding my usual annoying overthinking and analysis of Ads, at first sight, this looks completely fine, doesn’t it? Except it has a huge trap for the inexpert-in-advertising eye. My first impulse when seeing this Ad […]Read more: Are misleading Ads helping your campaigns? Spoiler alert: Probably not
Is Google silently advancing in the path to fully strict regulation?
So the other day I was reading Roundtable’s article on Sugar Dating Ads and Google banning them. In this article, they discuss topics that Google decided to include in their Inappropriate Content Policy that used to be in the Adult Content Policy. These categories include sexually explicit content, child abuse […]Read more: Is Google silently advancing in the path to fully strict regulation?
The Evolution of Conversion Tracking
While doing my Adalisys’s article last week, I had a great opportunity to think about something fundamental in the marketing world: conversion tracking. I’ve always found this to be a particularly interesting and complex aspect of the advertising world and, here I’ll guide you through its evolution and specifications for […]Read more: The Evolution of Conversion Tracking
Let’s review Adalysis’s own Ad
So recently I’ve been doing some research on PPC Tools and one of my choices to review was the well-known Adalysis. Overall, my thoughts on this software were very positive and most of their users recommended it. However, this morning I was browsing through a newspaper’s website when I bumped […]Read more: Let’s review Adalysis’s own Ad
Gmail ads moving into the Discovery Ads umbrella
Eras come and eras go, and the era of advertising directly on Gmail via Display campaigns has now come to a close, with a new announcement from Google. Here’s the boil down, then some context. Boildown: you can no longer create standard display ads to appear on Gmail. Instead, going […]Read more: Gmail ads moving into the Discovery Ads umbrella
Google Web Story Ads are here, via the Display Network. But will anyone use them?
So, Search Engine Land has an interesting find: the Google Display network will now allow you to take out ads via Google Web Stories. Let’s step back: whoa, what are Google Web Stories? In short, it’s Google’s answer to Snapchat and Instagram Stories: short images, meant to be shared, that […]Read more: Google Web Story Ads are here, via the Display Network. But will anyone use them?
New Google Ads option to “View local competitive visits and search terms”
I was pleasantly surprised to discover, on the tip from a friend, that Google has silently created a new Google Ads / Adwords help page about an apparently-secretly-launched feature, to view local competitive and search terms. This is a new report that effectively tells you what search queries similar businesses […]Read more: New Google Ads option to “View local competitive visits and search terms”
Tik-Tok Bans Ads On Weight Loss Products
TikTok recently announced that it is banning ads on–wait for it, or perhaps I should say, “weight for it”–weight loss products. Har, har. So, TikTok has a list of reasons why, and they all sound great: they’re doing their part in their fight against body shaming. That’s great. But any long-time […]Read more: Tik-Tok Bans Ads On Weight Loss Products