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Google recently announced that in May they will be adding certain queries to your current phrase and exact match keywords labeled "near phrase" and [near exact]. A lot of debate and frankly hysteria has ensued about what this will mean for advertisers. While each case is different, here’s a specific scenario in which Google’s […]
This is a guest post by Wijnand Meijer, a Paid Search Strategist at Netsociety, an online media agency based in Amsterdam (the Netherlands) and Brussels (Belgium). He created his first AdWords campaigns in 2006 and is currently helping advertisers and coworkers alike to get their Paid Search to the next level.
If you’re managing an […]
Google just announced they are taking near match out of beta and rolling it out to everyone. What this does is match you to close variations of search queries. It’s pretty similar to modified broad match, only it works for phrase and exact match. What Near Match Does For […]
The overall Quality Score Factors haven’t changed in several years. Some of the weightings and algos have changed; but Google’s page about QS has remained relatively static.
There was one change in October of last year that pertained to landing pages and how they would receive ‘more’ weight; where ‘more’ is very undefined. Overall, most […]
Google just announced that the Display Campaign Optimizer (DCO) is open for everyone. Before you start jus using it, I wanted to give some feedback on how its worked for a few accounts as I’ve been using this feature for more than a year. Please note, these are large accounts that participated in […]
This is a guest post by Chris Thunder who likes to think of himself as an Alpha Advertiser in the AdWords jungle. He can help you become one too. Visit Tenscores.com, the Adwords Quality Score Tool he uses for cheaper traffic, follow him on twitter to be updated when he’s got some good stuff to […]
Updated: Doh! It’s on Tuesday, 9/13/11
Next Wednesday, 9/14/11, I will be conducting a free webinar on the top 11 AdWords Mistakes as part of my Market Motive PPC class. What I find top mistakes lists are useful for are learning what you don’t know so that you can focus on the areas where […]
Every PPC account wants to know how to increase their exposure, especially if they feel there aren’t new keywords they wish to add. There is a simple way to determine how to increase an account’s exposure that can be accomplished in less than a minute. Generally, when looking to increase your exposure […]
I created the diagram below about a year ago. I use it every time I have writer’s block and completely out of ad writing ideas or when I need to brainstorm new ad texts quickly. It comes in very handy especially with content network ads since I can test as many of them as […]
This is a guest post by Chris Thunder, who just launched a platform that helps Adwords advertisers improve their Quality Scores for cheaper Google Adwords trafﬁc. Check it out at Tenscores.com. Follow him on twitter and see if Tenscores.com can be useful to you.
If I ask you what you need to do in order […]