Google Ads

Top Google Ads Mistakes: Display Network for Search Campaigns

Opting Google Ads search campaigns into the Google Display Network is generally never recommended, despite appearing in the "Recommendations" tab frequently. This can be configured in the campaign settings menu. If you would still like to test serving search ads on the Google Display Network, then you can review performance by adding the "Network (with [...]

What is Keyword Quality Score in Google Ads & Why is it Important?

Looking at and improving keyword quality scores is a fundamental part of Google Ads management. The 3 components of keyword quality scores ad relevance, expected click-through rate, and landing page experience. A great way to improve ad relevance is to incorporate dynamic keyword insertion. This takes less than a minute to implement.

How Do You Interpret Your Auction Insights Report in Google Ads?

Learn how to read and interpret your Google Ads auction insights to better understand your campaigns. In this video, we'll be looking at where to find the auction insights report in Google Ads, what each metric means, and how to interpret those metrics in terms of your ad campaign performance. If you would like to [...]

Top Google Ads Mistakes: Display Remarketing & Optimized Targeting

If you’re running a display remarketing campaign in Google Ads and you want to make sure that only your remarketing audience is being served those display ads, then be sure to turn off optimized targeting! If optimized targeting is enabled, then Google will serve your ads to people who are similar to the audience that [...]

Save Money by Assessing Cross-Network Performance in Google Ads

Are your Google Ads search campaigns spending money on the search partners and display partners networks? Assessing your cross-network performance in Google Ads is a great way to cut costs, and ensure your advertising budget is being allocated most efficiently. Google will default to opting search campaigns into the search partners and display partners networks, [...]

What Are Dynamic Ad Groups & Are They as Great as They Sound?

Interested in running dynamic search ads in Google Ads? Dynamic search ads can save you time and help you uncover new keywords to target! However, this type of ad does limit your control as the ads manager, and can use a lot of your budget or even turn potential away customers if it's not managed [...]

3 Tips for Optimizing Your Google Ads

These are 3 common Google Ads issues we see when auditing accounts: 1) There are too many campaigns relative to the budget Campaigns should be getting at least 10-15 clicks per day. If the average cost per click (CPC) makes that impossible, then the keywords or services should be reevaluated, or campaigns should be consolidated [...]

Google Ads Recommendations: Should You Apply Them All?

If you're actively running Google Ads, then you're likely familiar with Google's "Recommendations" tab. There are a lot of recommendations there, but should you apply them all? Some are useful. Others may have major detrimental effects on campaign performance. In this video, we break down which recommendations to watch out for.

Top Google Ads Mistakes: Bidding Strategies

Choosing the right bidding strategy for your Google Ads campaigns is a crucial decision! Does your current bidding strategy align with your marketing goals? Are you missing out on ad impressions because keyword bids are set too low? Are you missing out on clicks because your cost per click (CPC) is too high? These are all questions that should be explored, and your bidding strategy is a great place to start.

Rank Higher in Google Ads: Improve Your Expected Click-Through Rate

In this video, we review how to use click-through rate, as well as Google's expected click-through rate, to improve your ad rank in Google Ads. Expected click-through rate is one of the components of Google's keyword quality score calculation, and is crucial to work towards improving. If click-through rate is low, then testing new ad copy is likely the next step.

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