Top 10 PPC News from June 15 to 21, 2024

  • GoogleAds: pashing out card payments in “high-growth” accounts, professional audit tips, what you need to pass to POAS, Image editing with Google’s AI & Canva, user Numbers in GAds audience segments in GA4, extra costs in Italy, Spain & Turkey;
  • MetaAds: sitelink & GA4 plugin effects, using audience segmentation in manual sales campaigns, how a switch to awareness reduced CPM by 80%, new chatbot announced;
  • LinkedinAds: exclusion audiences work even under 300 users.
In the video contents are exposed starting from the last one (as in any honorable top ten ;-))

1) GoogleAds is phasing out credit card payments to “high-growth” accounts
Several advertisers reported Google has notified them to transition to bank account payments within July 31. No apparent relation with budget spent (Anu Adegbola).
https://searchengineland.com/google-ads-card-payments-443247

2) First real data on MetaAds sitelink uplift
Bram Van der Hallen reported very interesting data about the postive impact of sitelinks in MetaAds, both on cost per view & engaged visit
https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:share:7209566904099729409/

3) Data from the built-in MetaAds to GA4 integration show a conversion uplift
Thomas Eccel reports that the first data of an experiement shared by Meta itself saw a +22% in conversions attributed to Meta in GA4
https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:share:7209284010794012672/

4) A checklist for GAds audits
Brad Geddes shared some useful tips to professionally audit GAds accounts
https://searchengineland.com/7-tips-for-conducting-google-ads-audits-443263

5) What’s missing to switch to POAS
SMEC highlights what is neeeded to start optimizing campaigns over profit (spoiler: conversions with data cart & cost of good sold)
https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:share:7208796535109652481/

6) Hot to leverage audience segments in Meta’s manual sales campaigns
Jon Loomer shared a step-bystep guide to set the freshly available audience segments in manual campaigns with sale goals
https://www.jonloomer.com/audience-segments-manual-sales-campaign/

7) Easier image editing in GAds & with Canva
Hana Kobzova shows the first screenshots of the new AI editing facility (still in releasing phase) in Google & a new integration with Canva
https://ppcnewsfeed.com/ppc-news/2024-06/first-screenshots-of-image-ai-editing-features-in-google-ads/
https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:share:7204578181469593601/

8) Awareness goal in Meta is sometimes worth testing
Emily Anderson (Granular) shared data from an experiment wich saw a 80% reduction in CPM cost just by switching campaign objective
https://granularmarketing.com/how-switching-a-meta-campaigns-objective-cut-our-cpm-by-80/

9) Exclusion audiences in LI can count less than 300 people
AJ Wilcox found that you can exclude users in a campaign even if the audeince counts less than 300 people (the limit for positive targeting)
https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:share:7208827059702284288/

10) GA4 advertising segments now show the number of users
An update notification shared by Google show that now it is possible to see how many users are eligible for GAds remarketing & ads personalization in GA4
https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/9164320#061824

EXTRA CONTENTS

Italy, Spain & Turkey extra charges increasing starting by July 1 – Google

Meta announces new chatbot/messaging tools for business advertisers – Meta

All the latest in GAds (new webinar on June 25 with Ginny Marvin & Purna Virji) – Duda

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