Understanding & Optimizing Google Location Targeting Settings

September 1, 2021 Brad General, PPC Management

Google Ads location targeting settings are not quite always as straightforward as they seem. If you choose to have your ads showing in the US, why do you see people from Germany, France, and Japan clicking on your ads? If you are only targeting Chicago, why do you have clicks from San Francisco? Beyond the […]

How to Increase Your Quality Score’s Ad Relevancy Factor

August 10, 2021 Brad General, Quality Score

Google Ads Quality Score is made up of 3 primary factors: Expected CTR, Landing Page Experience, and Ad Relevancy. We’ve previously examined how to improve Quality Score and Understanding and improving Landing Page Experience. In this video, we will dig into the Ad Relevancy portion of Google’s Quality Score. While ad relevancy is only 22% […]

The Top 10 Google Ads Conversion Tracking Mistakes

July 28, 2021 Brad General, PPC Management

Tracking conversions is an essential part of PPC management so that you make data-driven decisions about your account. The deeper you dig into the conversion tracking setup, the more common it is to see mistakes. Many companies regularly audit their search terms, keywords, and ad tests, however, they don’t always audit their conversion settings. When […]

New Alert Structure & Bidding Alerts to Make Account Management Even Easier

April 14, 2021 Brad New Features

For a while, we displayed the automatic audit alerts in 2 categories: Critical (meaning they cover issues that stopped ad serving), and Optimization (for everything else) For some users, the above categories might not have adequately highlighted issues that might not have stopped ad serving but were hampering the effectiveness of the account. To more […]

Two New Tools to Help you Navigate the Modified Broad to Phrase Match Changes in Google Ads

March 15, 2021 Brad New Features

Google Ads is changing how phrase match works as it will become like the current modified broad match. In addition, you will no longer be able to create modified broad match keywords after July. Here are some insights on working with Google’s Broad Match Modifier & Phrase Match Change. We’ve launched two new tools to […]

Working with Google’s Broad Match Modifier & Phrase Match Changes

February 5, 2021 Brad General, Google Ads Insights, PPC Management

Google announced they will be sunsetting broad match modifier and changing phrase match to work like the old broad match modifier. These changes should be rolled out by July 2021, and then, you will no longer be able to create broad match modifier terms. That means your old phrase match terms will expand to show […]

Product Update: Improved Performance Data Visualization

December 2, 2020 Brad New Features

We just rolled out two new updates. The first is two new tabs on your dashboard to quickly view and segment your account performance data. The second is an upgrade to the Performance Analyzer. Account Performance Screens We rolled out two new tabs on your dashboard that will show your account performance data in an […]

Product Update: Ad Inspection, Text Pattern Analysis, Search Term Management, and More

November 9, 2020 Brad New Features

We’ve recently added several new features to make data analysis and account management even easier for you. Ad Inspector You now have a new tool known as the Ad Inspector. Here you will find three new options that will help analyze your ads. Responsive Search Ads Analyzing responsive search ads can be difficult. To make […]

Product Update: Improved Bid Adjustment Alerts, Auto-pause Settings, and Draft Ads Management

October 5, 2020 Brad New Features

We’ve recently launched several improvements ranging from bid adjustments alerts to the automatic pausing of loser ads and draft ads management. Bid Adjustments can make a big difference to the profitability of your campaigns, but they are easy to overlook and difficult to calculate. We’ve made a change to how you can manage bid adjustments […]

Quickly Adapt Your PPC Messages

Adapt Your PPC Messaging to the Current Shifting Consumer Behavior

September 16, 2020 Brad General, Google Ads Insights

We recently presented a deck at the Google Marketing Conference that looks at how to adapt your PPC messaging during Covid-19. As consumer behavior and their search patterns have changed during these times, PPC marketers must also adapt to their customer’s needs. We’ve included the full video along with the written transcript. We hope you […]

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