Amazon Tests Product Listing Ads in the U.S.

Although AdGooroo data shows that online retail giant Amazon has been a major sponsor of Google product listing ads in France, Italy and Spain since 2014, Amazon has always abstained from advertising on Google PLAs in the United States. That is, until the last week of December when Amazon initiated what appears to be a limited test of product listing ads on U.S. Google.

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Retail Leaders in Holiday Paid Search Advertising 2016

On December 2, AdGooroo examined leadership in paid search advertising performance over the 2016 Black Friday-Cyber Monday weekend. As part of our parent company Kantar Media’s Winter Holiday Advertising Trends report, today we expand upon our previous research by examining U.S. Google desktop text ad and product listing ad click share from November 21 through December 11, 2016 on the same 2500 popular retail product keywords that we previously analyzed from Black Friday through Cyber Monday.

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The Top Online Dating Sites in Paid Search Advertising

The holidays are almost here and while many people are busy looking for gifts for loved ones, many are also looking to make a new romantic connection.

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Product Listing Ads vs. Text Ads During the Holiday Season

Since their debut in the spring of 2012, Google’s product listing ads, a.k.a. Google Shopping Campaigns, have become a vital component of paid search advertising for the retail industry. To provide insight into the role of PLAs in the paid search advertising landscape during the holiday season, we compared U.S. Google desktop PLA and Text Ad activity on the top 2500 retail keywords (based on paid search ad spend) in Q4 2015.

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Changes To Paid Search Advertising in the Post-Right Rail Era: What Retailers Can Expect This Holiday Season

Q4 2016 will be the first holiday season since Google eliminated paid search text ads from the right rail of its results pages in late February of this year.

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Diabetes Advertising in Paid Search

The diabetes epidemic in the United States has been well-documented in recent years, including by the Center for Disease Control, which reported a 300% increase in the disease in the U.S. population from 1980 to 2014. To help chronicle how advertisers have been marketing to the estimated 24-29 million diabetes sufferers in the U.S., AdGooroo recently contributed research on diabetes advertising in paid search to the new Advertising Age-Kantar Media Healthcare Marketing report

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86% of Paid Search Ad Spend on Cyber Monday Keywords Occurred Before Cyber Monday in 2015

Paid search advertisers who are sponsoring Cyber Monday keywords this holiday season should be prepared to start their campaigns far earlier than the actual Cyber Monday on November 28, according to AdGooroo research.

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The Top Retail Keywords of 2015 by Paid Search Spend

The keyword  ‘black friday 2015’ drove $11.7 million in spend in Q4, 2015 alone—ranking it #5 in U.S. Google desktop text ad spend among all retail keywords for the full year of 2015.

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Retailers May Spend More on Paid Search This Holiday Season

The retail category may see a significant increase in paid search advertising spending this holiday season, according to new research by AdGooroo.

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Asda Leads Paid Search Advertising in U.K. Online Supermarket Wars

Tesco’s new same-day grocery pickup service is the latest escalation in an apparent online supermarket war in the U.K., which began in June when Amazon launched its Amazon Fresh grocery delivery service in select postcodes of London.

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