Fake “news” sites are becoming more of a hot topic of conversation ever since Google, Facebook & Twitter faced harsh backlash for allegedly publishing false “news” during the 2016 presidential election. Unfortunately in today’s age, the crazier the story, the greater the interest. And in a world where eyeballs equal advertising dollars, the reading and sharing of these sites are truly becoming big business. In fact, it’s estimated that these websites are now generating between $10,000 and $30,000 a month from advertising alone.
The Google AdWords platform provides very good data. It’s enough to determine how your ads are performing, what’s working and what can be improved. But what if I told you that there was one simple change that can make your data not just good, but great? This simple change will open doors… rather, break down walls, to increased optimization opportunities and conversion potential. And guess what? It won’t cost you a thing.
Ad extensions provide a wonderful way to gain valuable real estate on the SERP’s. In addition, they can help improve click through rates (CTR) (by 10% on average), which has a direct impact on your quality scores, which can therefore help lower cost per click (CPC).
This week, Bing Ads announced two new call extensions to boost CTR and help gain trust among your potential customers. Callout Extensions and Review Extensions.