Morning Clicks: Google Puts Focus on Shopping Campaigns, Twitter Releases New Tool for Analytics, and More

By Jacob Brown | @jakebrownppc | Sr. Account Analyst at Hanapin Marketing |

Morning Clicks is your mid-week roundup of digital advertising news and notes. We’re your one-stop shop for the most relevant and important news in the PPC world. Grab your cup of joe and come see us every Wednesday morning.

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Not too long ago, Google announced the launching of My Business, this week they announced that you can link My Business to your AdWords account. Allowing you to use Account-Level Location Extensions. [Search Engine Land , Search Engine Watch]

Google AdWords’ New PLA Test Groups Products by Price. Will Product Listing Ads create a change in pricing strategy? [Search Engine Land]

Google continued to put focus on Shopping Campaigns by creating a bulk upload feature for Shopping Campaigns. [PPC Hero]

Google does away with author photos on SEO results, could have resulted in a boost in CTR for Paid Ads [Wordstream]

Not only did Google go away from real author images. Google+ no longer requires a persons real name. [Marketing Land]

Bing explained the new features they have available, along with explaining why advertising on Bing is important, as they see a 30% increase in clicks. [Bing Ads]

In the Social Media world, Twitter released a new analytics tool for advertisers [Advertising Age , ClickZ]

Will in-car Wi-Fi effect online advertising in certain industries? [ClickZ]

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