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Google: PLAs Will Soon Become Shopping Campaigns

Google announced this week that all existing Product Listing Ads (PLA) campaigns will transition to Shopping campaigns in August. Initially launched in Beta in Q4 2013, Google has recently made Shopping campaigns available to all advertisers as well as extended API development support. Shopping campaigns were designed by Google to help streamline campaign management through ...

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Google Continues AdWords Evolution with Changes to Ad Rank

Google has announced that they are making a change to Ad Rank, the formula that determines the order in which ads appear on a search engine results page. Previously, Ad Rank was determined by two factors: Quality Score and Max CPC. Per this announcement, Google is throwing a third factor into the mix: expected impact ...

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Google Brings Cross-Device Conversion Tracking to Advertisers

Today, Google has made an announcement that could bring us a step closer to understanding the full value of paid search across devices. Google is unveiling a new metric, called Estimated Total Conversions, designed to give marketers more insight into how AdWords is driving conversions beyond the last click. Consumers are increasingly looking to technology ...

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Google’s Quality Score Update Highlights the Need for Greater Transparency

Understanding Google Quality Score has been thought of as the Holy Grail of search engine marketing. In simple terms, Quality Score can be defined as a measurement of how relevant a brand’s ads, keywords and landing page are to a searcher. More importantly, higher quality scores lead to lower prices and better ad positions. It is ...

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Report: What Google’s Enhanced Campaigns Mean for Marketers

Google has announced an update to its advertising model that will formally usher all of its advertisers into the mobile era. The new Enhanced Campaigns will bring mobile to the masses in a manner that will help resource-strapped small businesses, but will pose challenges for larger, more sophisticated search marketers in their perpetual quest for ...

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