All posts by Dan Roberts

Apple Search Ads Launched In The UK, Australia and New Zealand

That’s right, Apple Search Ads have launched in the United Kingdom. Apple will also be expanding this into 2 other English speaking markets; Australia and New Zealand. What are Apple…

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More Quality Score Reporting Metrics in Adwords For Advertisers?

A recent blog post on the Israel version of Inside Adwords blog by Google could have hinted at some changes to how we get access to Quality Score reporting metrics…

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Google Expanding Close Variant Matching For Exact Match

Google have announced that they are changing the way that Exact Match keywords work. “Over the coming months we’re expanding close variant matching to include additional rewording and reordering for…

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Price Extensions Appear In More Positions On Mobile

From March 2017, Google Adwords Price Extensions are now available in more Ad Positions on Mobile. Price extensions are an ad extension that can be used to help promote the costs…

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Google Green Outlined Ad Label Rolled Out Globally

Google has yet again rolled out another variation of their Ad Label across all Devices. This time, Google has decided on the Green Outlined Ad Label. Various testing was reported…

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Google Adwords IF Functions For Ads

Adwords IF Functions are now available for advertisers to help customise their ads based on device and retargeting lists. What are Adwords IF Functions? How do they work? What does…

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Google Testing New Look Local Inventory Ads

Google is now testing Local Inventory Ads (LIA’s) in the place of it’s Local Pack on Mobile. As you will have seen through this week’s Bitesize hubbub, it was first…

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Amazon Testing Product Listing Ads

Amazon has been seen testing Product Listing Ads (Google Shopping) in the US.  Why are they doing this? Why is this bad news for other retailers? What can you do?…

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Google Rolls Out New Desktop Search Interface

Google have now rolled out a new look Search Interface (Search Engine Results Page, aka SERP) on Desktop which resembles their Mobile Search Interface. Why are they doing this? What…

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Click-to-Message Ads – A New Way To Talk To Customers

Click-to-Message Ads are a new way for advertisers to talk to customers on Google. Google has now brought this extension out of Beta for advertisers to use. But what are…

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Expanded Text Ads: Deadline Extended

Google have extended the forced transition date to Expanded Text Ads from October 26th 2016 to January 31st 2017. Why have they done this? What does this mean for you?…

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Strengthen Your Campaigns With Bing Ads Enhanced CPC (eCPC)

Bing Ads Enhanced CPC (also known as eCPC) has been launched; an opt-in setting where Bing Ads can optimise your campaigns for conversions. What does this mean for you? How…

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Google Showcase Shopping Ads Launched

In a string of new updates, Google has announced a new product listing ad format for called Showcase Shopping Ads. We explore what these are, why Google are giving advertisers…

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Customer Match for Shopping Ads

Google is expanding it’s availability of Customer Match beyond Search, Gmail, and YouTube. Google has now announced Customer Match for Shopping Ads, this will be rolled out later in the…

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Google Green Ad Label

It’s Official! The hubbub from Google & blogs tells us that the Google Ad label will now become Green, rather than the Yellow Ad label we have grown accustomed to.…

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Google Shopping Feed Specification 2016 Updates

Google have announced the latest round of Google Shopping Feed Specification updates for 2016. As we know, Google make changes each year to their feed specifications (see 2015’s updates here)…

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Bid Adjustments For Each Device Type

Google has looked into it’s past in order to preserve it’s future. At the Google Performance Summit 2016, they announced that we will now have separate bid adjustments ranging from…

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Expanded Text Ads for a mobile-first world

On the 24th May 2016, Google announced many an update to their Adwords advertising system during the Google Performance Summit. We covered the Summit during our Live Blog and one…

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Google Shopping on Image Search & More

Google have officially launched Google Shopping on Image Search. Woop Woop! In the same announcement Google have also launched deeper integration with the Knowledge Panel, introduced ‘Store Pickup’ links to…

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Google SERP Colour Testing

As Ron Burgundy once said; “That escalated quickly” and boy didn’t Google’s latest testing escalate quickly! It seems that Google have been testing every colour of the rainbow this week…

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