Tagged: adwords

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No More Forced Tablet Traffic On Adwords

At last Google has put an end to the way it was allowing bid adjustments for mobile and desktop but not tablets. For years this has meant that Adwords advertisers were forced into getting unwanted tablet traffic and paying the same rate for it as desktop. Here is the blog announcement from Google: http://adwords.blogspot.co.uk/2016/05/ads-and-analytics-innovations-for-a-mobile-first-world.html If you are running Adwords campaigns get in there quick and set the tablet bid adjustment...

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Leading Ad Networks

Here is a list of the leading ad networks @ Dec 2015: Search PPC Google Adwords MSN Adcenter Social Networks Facebook Twitter Plenty of Fish Reddit LinkedIn In-text Ad Networks 50onRed Infolinks Clicksor Pay per view PPV Traffic Vance Lead Impact Media Traffic Clicksor Pop Unders Wiget Media Adcash AdsTerra Banner Display Networks / Exchanges Sitescout Google Adwords Display / Doubleclick Media.net Advertising.com Engage BDR (First Impression) BuySellAds Adroll OpenX...

The truth about online advertising agencies and consultants 0

The truth about online advertising agencies and consultants

I see a lot of companies promoting online marketing services to small and medium sized businesses. The engineering company I am involved with gets emails every day from companies offering adwords optimisation or SEO (search engine optimisation) services. How many of these companies actually know what they are doing though? I would hazard a guess at next to none of them. Why would they? If a guy can actually rank...

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Dynamic Tracking Tokens For Major Ad Networks

Google Adwords Search term insertion {keyword=”leather couches”} {Keyword=”Leather couches”} {KeyWord=”Leather Couches”} {KEYWORD= “LEATHER COUCHES”} {device} {devicemodel} {placement} {creative} {adposition} {target} {network} {matchtype} Facebook No tokens 🙁 Plenty of Fish pof.com {age:} {state:} {gender:} TrafficVance %KEYWORD% MSN Adcenter {KeyWord} = Order Fresh Fruit today {keyword} = Order fresh fruit today {Keyword} = Order Fresh fruit today {keyWORD} = Order fresh FRUIT today {KEYWord} = Order FRESH fruit today {KEYWORD} = Order...

Mobile eCPM’s still not competing with desktop 0

Mobile eCPM’s still not competing with desktop

Here’s some stats I ran off today from a Google Adsense account I have for some old seo based domains with various sites and “general” mainstream traffic. It’s interesting to see that the eCPM’s for desktop traffic are still way above that of high end mobile devices: Platform Page views Clicks Page CTR CPC Page RPM Estimated earnings Desktop 217560 6117 2.81% £0.26 £7.38 £1,604.64 High-end mobile devices 110708 2048...

Facebook taking on Google Adwords 0

Facebook taking on Google Adwords

UPDATE: 29th September 2014 – More details coming in about this. Facebook is expected to make an announcement tonight about the new ad platform. Early reports suggest it is a reworked version of Atlas which they acquired from Microsoft. The key principle is laser targeting across multiple devices. So you can target the same user on their phone, tablet and laptop. Some more details here: http://atlassolutions.com/2014/09/29/meet-the-new-atlas/ Original Post: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/23/facebook-advertising-idUSL3N0RO01Y20140923 This...

Some info on popular traffic sources… 0

Some info on popular traffic sources…

I came across this summary from an old manual I wrote some time ago. Alot of it is still relevant today, I’ll get round to updating it at some point: Traffic Sources Summary SEO Little to no cost – Free Trafic Long term can take six months to rank Requires large volumes of content Massive potential Becoming harder to manipulate Backlinks are becoming less effective Social signals are becoming more...

Googler Helping Affiliates…. in 2012! 0

Googler Helping Affiliates…. in 2012!

Just when you think everyone working under advertising at Facebook and Google has been treated to a common sense bypass I get a lovely message like this. Hello James, Thank you for writing in. Hope you’re doing well! I’m Jaya, from the Google AdWords Support Team and I’ll be assisting you with your queries today. First of all, I am extremely sorry about the delay in getting back to you....

Direct Response Marketing Pushing CPC Prices Up – The Future for Google Adwords 0

Direct Response Marketing Pushing CPC Prices Up – The Future for Google Adwords

I was asked to setup a little campaign for an offline electrical company on “The Google”. The business they operate in is electrical testing or PAT testing as it is known here in the UK. It’s the kind of industry where I wouldn’t expect to find much competition when it comes to online marketing. That was until I saw the CPC’s in Adwords for keywords related to his business: This...