Is Google’s Competitive Ad Policy a ‘Shakedown’?

Yesterday, Basecamp co-founder and CEO Jason Fried took to Twitter to criticize Google for allowing advertisers to bid on their competitors’ brand names: Via Twitter user @jasonfried. Here’s the crux of Fried’s argument: By allowing advertisers to bid on their competitors’ brand names, Google forces businesses like Basecamp—which sells a popular project management tool—to pay… Continue Reading Is Google’s Competitive Ad Policy a ‘Shakedown’?

The Transformation of Search Summit 2019: Speakers, agenda, FAQ

On October 25, 2019, Search Engine Watch will host the second annual Transformation of Search Summit, in partnership with ClickZ. The event will take place at Convene in Midtown, New York City. To see highlights from last year’s event, check out this roundup of the sessions or these presentations. Transformation of Search Summit 2019 speakers +… Continue Reading The Transformation of Search Summit 2019: Speakers, agenda, FAQ

How To Nail Your Next QBR

Just seeing the term QBR can make someone sweat. Although QBR’s can seem scary, they can be extremely beneficial. After reading this guide, you should see QBR’s as a way to get to know your client and their business better, and then jump right into your next one!  Read more at PPCHero.com Powered by WPeMatico

Big Changes Coming to Phrase Match & Broad Match Modifier

Your keywords are about to start matching to queries they’ve never matched to before. That’s right: Following up last September’s decision to make exact match keywords less exact, Google announced earlier today that phrase match and broad match modifier keywords will soon begin matching to search queries that include same-meaning close variants. After providing some… Continue Reading Big Changes Coming to Phrase Match & Broad Match Modifier

Ready for a Job Change? New Positions Open Around the Country!

New jobs have been posted to PPC Hero’s Job Board, including new positions open at Hanapin Marketing, JEMSU, and Online Optimism. Here’s a brief look at some of the positions available: Online OptimismNew Orleans, LARole: Digital Ads Strategist (SEM/PPC) Online Optimism’s Advertising Department is growing, and we’re looking to add a Digital Ads Strategist to our other two full-time SEM/digital… Continue Reading Ready for a Job Change? New Positions Open Around the Country!