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YouTube Renames, Updates TrueView Ads

Posted in advertising, app, Google, video, YouTube with tags , , , , , on July 24, 2016 by gadler

“Google said Thursday that it’s ditching the name for its YouTube video ad format, officially moving away from calling it “TrueView in-display”.

Well, sort of”

Get the details here: YouTube renames, updates TrueView ads – AdAge

Google AdWords to soon break up desktop and tablet – enable mobile base bidding

Posted in advertising, AdWords, Google, interactive advertising, mobile, PPC, search engines, SEM, Uncategorized with tags , , , on May 24, 2016 by gadler

“Google has announced a significant change that will give advertisers more control over device-level bidding in AdWords. The news came during Google Performance Summit in San Francisco, at which Google also said it now handles trillions of searches globally — up from the hundreds of billions most recently stated — with more than half of those searches starting on mobile devices.”

Read Search Engine Land’s Ginny Marvin’s article here: Google AdWords to enable mobile base bidding

Why Consumer Intent Is More Powerful Than Demographics – Think with Google

Posted in advertising, Age, Campaigns, Consumers, Demographics, Education, Gender, Homeowners, Household Income, interactive advertising, Internet Activity & Sites, mobile, online marketing with tags , , , , , on April 18, 2016 by gadler

“Marketers who rely only on demographics to reach consumers risk missing more than 70% of potential mobile shoppers. Why? Because demographics rarely tell the whole story. Understanding consumer intent is much more powerful. Lisa Gevelber, Google’s VP of marketing, shares how starting with intent can help you reach more of the right people than demographics alone.”

Why Consumer Intent Is More Powerful Than Demographics – Think with Google

Google Smart Goals For Advertisers Lacking Conversion Tracking

Posted in AdWords, Analytics, Campaigns, Google with tags , , , , , on December 11, 2015 by gadler

For businesses without a way to measure conversions and optimize AdWords campaigns, Smart Goals powered by Google Analytics might give marketers a leg up. Google introduced the feature Thursday.

Google Smart Goals For Advertisers Lacking Conversion Tracking 12/11/2015

Google Debuts Programmatic Ads for Native, Mobile Video | Digital – Advertising Age

Posted in advertising, digital media, Google, interactive advertising, video with tags , , , , , on November 13, 2015 by gadler

Publishers can now sell native and mobile video ads programmatically through Google‘s DoubleClick, the company said Friday.

The ads can be sold through either DoubleClick’s open auctions or the private marketplaces run by publishers, and can appear in websites or in apps.

The system will soon enable buyers to purchase an ad to run across multiple kinds of screens in one shot as opposed to buying app and web inventory separately, Google said.

EBay was one of the first companies to use the programmatic capabilities.

“As a pioneer in the programmatic space, eBay recently rolled out its Native Mobile Programmatic solutions, which have revolutionized the way brands deliver their message to the right person, at the right time,” Jonathan Bellack, director of product management at Google, wrote on the company’s blog Friday. “Since the launch of its new native ad unit, eBay is seeing a 3.6x increase in ad engagement on average, with some campaigns delivering click-through rates up to 5%.”

 

Read more here: Google Debuts Programmatic Ads for Native, Mobile Video | Digital – Advertising Age

Google to Match Facebook by Giving Advertisers Better Data Targeting

Posted in interactive advertising with tags , , , , , , , , on September 27, 2015 by gadler

“The new program lets advertisers import their customer lists to Google and market to those audiences in Gmail, search and YouTube, according to the sources, who have been briefed on the product.”

Read more here. Google to match Facebook with better advertising

How Google Could Rig the 2016 Election

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , on August 22, 2015 by gadler

“America’s next president could be eased into office not just by TV ads or speeches, but by Google’s secret decisions, and no one—except for me and perhaps a few other obscure researchers—would know how this was accomplished.”

Read more: http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2015/08/how-google-could-rig-the-2016-election-121548.html#ixzz3jXmO9Ss8

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