Archive for September, 2011

Expanding Match Types with adCenter Desktop is a Breeze

About a month ago, Microsoft’s GM for adCenter, David Pann, said, “I have a motto — adCenter needs to enable advertisers to do in 15 minutes what they do on Google in 45 minutes.” We stumbled upon one of those improvements and thought we’d share it with you. In adCenter Desktop, when you have a…

Our AdWords Wishlist, Part 2

Part 2 in our series of suggestions for an improved Google AdWords user interface: show a row for aggregate totals on the Segments / Time View. As indicated in our screenshot below the interface should include a row for aggregate totals at the top of the page (e.g. so you can see the by-week, by-ad group or by-campaign data,…

Keyword Match Types, Keyword Bids, & the Google AdWords Auction

A current client of ours asked a great question around search queries, bids, and match types. We thought we’d share an edited version of this Q & A. Client: My understanding is that in general, exact match keywords are the most efficient match types in terms of average CPCs and impression share. Thus, in general,…