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23 06, 2021

4 Powerful Facebook Ads Targeting Options

2021-06-23T17:40:43+10:00June 23rd, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

Facebook has figured something out: a lot of times, folks don’t want to leave their platform.As users spend more time in their News Feed, and Facebook continues to expand into new areas, it opens up a whole new ecosystem of behaviors that can be targeted.This trend has started with the Engagement Remarketing options that are now available.Sadly, these are still [...]

14 03, 2021

25 Top Paid Media Experts You Should Follow

2021-03-14T05:27:10+11:00March 14th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

Anyone who manages paid media is all too familiar with how fast things change.Ad formats, what’s working, what’s not, new features, and the emerging players keep life as a paid media practitioner interesting!One of the things to cut down the learning curve is listening to experts who aren’t shy about sharing their experiences.Whether it’s a case study, a how-to of [...]

19 02, 2021

Responsive Search Ads Are Now Default Type for Google Ads

2021-02-19T03:00:46+11:00February 19th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

Google has made it official: Responsive Text Ads will now be the default ad type in Google Ads search campaigns. The ad format debuted in 2018.What Does This Change for Advertisers?A Google spokesperson confirmed this update will not impact the way ads are served.Expanded text ads are still supported, and advertisers can still create them. The difference is the platform [...]

12 02, 2021

Psychographic Marketing: A Beginner’s Guide

2021-02-12T00:45:27+11:00February 12th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

As the internet has grown, so have the targeting abilities within the advertising platforms.Simple, bid-based algorithms where the highest bidder took all fell behind.Algorithms were forced to get smarter, so the platforms could better-handle the brands appearing on them.One notable way PPC and paid social have evolved is with targeting personas, interests, and behaviors.Appealing on the personal level to potential [...]

5 02, 2021

Google Ads to Phase Out Modified Broad Match

2021-02-05T07:09:41+11:00February 5th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

Google announced today what is potentially a large change for certain paid search managers: the broad match modified version of keywords will be going away.This change will start rolling out in two weeks.What’s Happening to Broad Match Modified?Phrase match will now expand to cover broad match modified instances. Google notes it will “continue to respect word order when it’s important [...]

29 01, 2021

Google Releases Data on Cookie Replacement Mechanism Called FloC

2021-01-29T06:53:20+11:00January 29th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

It’s no secret that Google has been working towards a cookie-less future on Chrome. Many times that statement is followed by a “we’ll see what that means” for advertisers. While it certainly means no individual-level data, many wondered what would replace it.“Today, we’re releasing new data showing how this innovation can deliver results nearly as effective as cookie-based approaches.​” – [...]

23 01, 2021

Facebook Updates Account Quality In the Midst of It’s Own Failures

2021-01-23T01:16:59+11:00January 23rd, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

It’s been a busy week for the Facebook Ads platform.The delayed date (originally intended for September) of the Apple iOS14 roll-out hit, causing all kind of trouble for media buyers.In the midst of it, Facebook updated its Account Quality dashboard, which is tucked inside Business Manager. While the feature itself is not new, it appears Facebook is enhancing to integrate [...]

20 01, 2021

Gmail Ads Absorbing Into Discovery Campaigns

2021-01-20T04:53:40+11:00January 20th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

Advertisers who are fans of Google’s Gmail Ads may be frustrated to learn they will no longer be a standalone ad type as of July.This morning, Google issued the following email to advertisers who have standalone Gmail campaigns in their accounts. Instead, Gmail ad targeting will solely be available as one of the places to appear in the Discovery campaign [...]

12 01, 2021

Facebook Advertisers Brace for iOS 14 Tracking Prompt Fallout

2021-01-12T01:47:55+11:00January 12th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

Facebook advertisers are bracing for impact, as the originally-intended roll-out of Apple’s iOS14 finally comes to fruition in the coming weeks. This update has sparked a very public war between Facebook and Apple, as the question of things like privacy versus ad targeting continue to swirl in the marketing space.While the anticipated data loss right now is tied to iOS [...]

12 01, 2021

10 Common Mistakes In Google Ads

2021-01-12T00:45:35+11:00January 12th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

Despite every Google Ads account having its own quirks and challenges, there are many commonalities that emerge.After auditing hundreds of them over the past 13 years, I’ve noticed that many of the issues or mistakes found tend to fall into one of a few categories.These can be things ranging from messy data output to wasting thousands of dollars because of [...]

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