Shopping

Google Shopping Feed Enhancement. What Is It & Why?

The PPC industry is ever-evolving and we are already in an A-I learning era. The advancement in Google’s Smart Bidding has meant us as a specialist PPC agency have had to learn and adapt ourselves in the way we manage accounts moving forward.  I’ll be honest in saying that I was previously reluctant to turn campaigns onto Smart Bidding strategies, I had a handful of clients asking “if the campaigns […]

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The Free Future of Google Shopping

As you will likely be aware by now, Google have recently announced that they are to show free results on their Shopping tab alongside the ads that already show there currently. This is something that, at present, is only available in the US, but Google have plans to roll this feature out across the rest of the world later this year.   So why now and how will it work? […]

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Enriching Your Products With A Supplemental Feed

With Google Shopping now contributing almost 60% of Google Ad’s clicks for retailers, the need for a strong shopping feed is more important than ever. By using a supplemental feed, you have the opportunity to enrich your feed as a retailer by running one alongside your primary feed. This enables you to adapt various attributes to entice new customers to your site. What Is A Supplemental Feed? A Supplemental Feed […]

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How A Good Shopping Feed Can Help You

Is having a good feed important? Absolutely!  The importance of a good feed is paramount when building out your Google Ads shopping campaigns, it can be the difference in having people click or not click on your advertisement once the campaign is active. While some may believe that the product ID, availability and price are the most important; it can be argued that description and the product title are even […]

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Cart Metrics Introduced For Google Shopping Campaigns

Advertisers running Google Ads Shopping Campaigns will now be able to view insightful metrics within the User Interface. Google has introduced this new feature to give advertisers a better indication of which products / brands are generating the most revenue. Data that will be available includes: Orders: Sales attributed to ad clicks. Average cart size: Sum of items in-cart divided by number of orders. Average order value: Revenue from clicks […]

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Shopping Campaigns Now Included In Google Ads Optimisation Score

Google Ads optimisation score now includes shopping campaigns in addition to search campaigns. The advertising platform will not only provide a combined score at the account level, but each campaign type will also be assigned its own individual score. You can find your optimisation score within the “Recommendations Tab” in the Google Ads interface where Google will also be displaying recommendations relative to each score. Your score can range between […]

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5 Tips And Tricks For Showcase Shopping Ads

Showcase shopping ads are a newer ad format from Google that helps potential customers decide where to buy when they search for broad search terms like “Women’s Athletic Clothing” or “Kitchen Furniture”.  These are my top 5 tips and tricks to get the most from this Google shopping feature: Don’t be generic, create ads to meet your own business goals, from impression share to conversions they are completely customisable to […]

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What are Showcase Shopping Ads and how can they Help You

What Are Showcase Shopping Ads? These ads help potential customers decide where to buy when they search for more general top of the funnel search terms like “Women’s Athletic Clothing” or “Kitchen Furniture” whilst exploring brand and products. Showcase Shopping Ads are a different format from the traditional Product ads (Shopping Ads) that allow you to feature product images and group together a selection of related products and present them […]

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Google Shopping Competitors Now Account For 32% Of Results

The most recent report from Searchmetrics reveals that competition amongst Product Listing Ad results in the UK, France, and Germany has severely increased since January 2018. Searchmetrics explain that “the number and diversity of comparison shopping services appearing in Google Shopping units has dramatically increased.” Google has been fined nearly $2.7 billion by the European Commission in 2017 alone for suspected antitrust violations that took place in Shopping Search. In […]

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Amazon Has Stopped Bidding On Product Listing Ads

  Reports indicate that Shopping Campaigns on Amazon slowed after the end of Q1 and stopped abruptly on April 28th.   After a year and a half of running Google Shopping campaigns, Amazon has finally decided to stop bidding on product listing ads. Digital marketing business, Merkle, reports that Amazon’s shopping campaigns had started to deteriorate towards the end of Q1. From then, the campaigns completely disappeared on the 28th […]

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