The 9 Best Free Google Ads Training Courses for Every Level

Things that are easy to learn: -How to do the moonwalk.-How to win friends and influence people.-How to ride a bike. Sure, there are techniques, but a bike is a bike. People are people. And the moonwalk doesn’t evolve every month or have machines learning alongside you… …like, say, Google Ads. The Google Ads platform (and … Read more

11 Legit Scary PPC Stats You Need to Know (+Survival Tips)

Each October, my friends and I meet throughout the month to watch scary movies leading up to Halloween. But while it’s cool to be spooked in the fun times, it’s not cool to be spooked when you’re running a PPC account. And unfortunately, there are some truly concerning stats out there that give us advertisers reason to … Read more

Google Improves the Search Terms Report—What’s the Catch?

Maybe I nerd out over PPC too much, but I think looking through the search terms report is the most entertaining activity. When else do you have the opportunity to get inside the heads of your audience and see what they’re typing into Google? Last year, Google took away some of the fun with limitations they … Read more

Expanded Text Ads Are Over. Here’s What It Means

Back in March when Google replaced expanded text ads (ETAs) with responsive search ads (RSAs) as the default ad type for Search campaigns, we all had a feeling that ETAs might be on their way out. And sure enough, on August 31, Google announced that it is sunsetting ETAs as of June 30, 2022. Reactions … Read more

Why and How to Import Cost Data to Google Analytics (+Template)

Several times, I have had clients ask how they can see cost information for non-Google channels in Google Analytics. They do not want to go into each paid media channel to review the data. And even if I create a Google Data Studio dashboard compiling all of the data, certain clients are just used to … Read more

Full Scoop + 5 Tips to Prepare

It feels like just yesterday we were discussing issues like how to dispute Google Ad disapprovals or the new restrictions for Housing, Employment, and Credit policies. And on July 20, 2021, we learned that come September, there’s going to be yet another twist in the plot of advertiser versus Google Ads policies, with Google’s new three-strike ad policy … Read more

The Easy Guide to Google Ads Image Extensions in 2021

Image extensions are one of the most recent types of ad extensions we can use on the Google Ads platform. Unlike most other ad extensions, these don’t rely solely on text to expand your coverage on the SERPs. With Image Extensions, you can use a number of images to accompany your ads to give them a … Read more