Category Archives: Pay Per Click

Look Ma, no keywords! Phrase-free AdWords campaigns are here

This new experiment Google is doing is no different than Adwords Express. Targeting by Google maps categories instead of keywords. It's the same thing as express. And it won't work because less targeting, equals less ROI. Targeting by these categories will be even worse than using broad match with no negative keywords. Google thinks businesses...
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More than 80% of US Digital Display Ads Will Be Bought Programmatically in 2018

It's looking like in 2018, 82% of banner ads will be bought programmatically. In english, that means they will be bought with automated software. And I have a pretty good educated guess that there's not many small businesses in that 82% that pay for programmatic software. My point is that in 2018, small businesses are...
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