Microsoft’s Deep Search, an optional generative AI feature meant to help searchers with complex questions that don’t have simple answers, seems to have rolled out to more users today. I personally can see the “Deep Search” icon at the top right of the Bing search box after conducting a search in Bing. And I asked
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Google needs to re-evaluate its approach to automation, according to some advertisers. The search engine announced several AI-driven updates to Responsive Search Ads (RSAs) earlier this week to help streamline ad creation and boost return on investment. However, some interpreted this update as another move by Google to promote automation – a direction that doesn’t
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Google Ads’ Solutions script templates are now easier to create and access. Solutions can now be found under the “Bulk Actions” menu in Google Ads, allowing users to swiftly create automated and customized workflows for tasks such as: Confirming link functionality. Automatically adjusting campaign budgets. Generating reports. Receiving notifications on account performance changes. Why we
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Google officially clarified that it has no plans to replace its advertising sales staff with AI. Philipp Schindler, Google’s senior vice president and chief business officer, emphasized that recent organizational restructures were geared towards enhancing the efficiency of its services. Additionally, he highlighted that the ongoing development of new AI solutions is to enable its
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Meta is introducing new tools and updates to enhance the protection of intellectual property (IP) for brands, including: An updated Brand Rights Protection Manager platform. A new Intellectual Property Reporting Center. A new “Protecting Businesses” section on the Meta for Business website. Why we care. Brands are susceptible to counterfeit scams on Facebook, posing a threat to
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Winning and losing clients is part of the agency business. But with the right processes in place, you can smooth client transitions and maintain positive relationships no matter the outcome. Let’s tackle best practices for onboarding new clients and offboarding those who leave that will improve the client experience, get to work quickly, and enable
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Google is currently working on fixing an issue with advertisers being unable to access the Google Ads console. When you try to login to Google Ads, you are presented with a loading screen that can load for several minutes and then a red notice may pop up that reads, “Something went wrong. Reload Google Ads
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Meta’s Advantage detailed targeting is now available on all campaign objectives and optimizations. The decision to expand access to this automated audience targeting feature comes just weeks after the tech giant announced plans to sunset detailed manual ad targeting categories for sensitive topics. Why we care. Leveraging AI in advertising can enhance campaign performance for advertisers.
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TikTok is trialing 30-minute long video uploads for some users in the beta version of its app. Why we care. Longer videos may provide more opportunities to place ads in the middle of clips, known as mid-roll ads. These mid-roll ads often lead to higher completion and engagement rates. First look. The new upload option
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Duncan is an award-winning editor with more than 20 years experience in journalism. Having launched his tech journalism career as editor of Arabian Computer News in Dubai, he has since edited an array of tech and digital marketing publications, including Computer Business Review, TechWeekEurope, Figaro Digital, Digit and Marketing Gazette. As new research reveals a
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Duncan is an award-winning editor with more than 20 years experience in journalism. Having launched his tech journalism career as editor of Arabian Computer News in Dubai, he has since edited an array of tech and digital marketing publications, including Computer Business Review, TechWeekEurope, Figaro Digital, Digit and Marketing Gazette. As the second-largest market in
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Duncan is an award-winning editor with more than 20 years experience in journalism. Having launched his tech journalism career as editor of Arabian Computer News in Dubai, he has since edited an array of tech and digital marketing publications, including Computer Business Review, TechWeekEurope, Figaro Digital, Digit and Marketing Gazette. Dior was the most globally
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404 page errors can frustrate users and cause them to leave your site.  However, with some foresight, these errors can become an opportunity to provide help and encourage users to explore more of your website.  This article covers best practices for crafting 404 pages, with real examples from over 50 brands. You’ll also find answers
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Google Ads now provides a new “Getting Started” Performance Max guide, assisting advertisers with step-by-step instructions for building more effective campaigns. Additionally, the platform has updated various other guides to enhance the overall experience of creating, managing, and reporting on PMax campaigns using the Google Ads API, including: Asset Requirements. PMax reporting guide. Campaign-level conversion
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LinkedIn has introduced sponsored articles, providing marketers with an additional tool that may contribute to enhancing brand awareness, increasing engagement, and driving lead generation. Why we care. As LinkedIn users will not have the hassle or inconvenience of having to leave the platform to read the sponsored content, this could result in higher engagement. How
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With a shared commitment to fostering a secure and trustworthy environment for publishers and advertisers, BidsCube and Pixalate have partnered to fortify the digital advertising industry and make it more transparent. Pixalate’s fraud protection, privacy and compliance analytics solutions integrate into BidsCube’s programmatic ecosystem, providing clients with comprehensive tools powered by AI and machine learning.
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Duncan is an award-winning editor with more than 20 years experience in journalism. Having launched his tech journalism career as editor of Arabian Computer News in Dubai, he has since edited an array of tech and digital marketing publications, including Computer Business Review, TechWeekEurope, Figaro Digital, Digit and Marketing Gazette. Advertisers’ lack of visibility into
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YouTube video layouts can now be edited when converting long-form clips into Shorts. The new editing feature, compatible with all Remix tools, is currently accessible only on iOS but will be rolled out to Android in the near future. Why we care. The new editing tool could prove useful for brands and marketers wanting to
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Google Ads customer service has plummeted to an unacceptable all-time low, according to search marketers. From incorrect account suspensions to uncomfortable sales calls “aggressively” pushing automation to confusion over the platform’s own products, advertisers have told Search Engine Land that they are exasperated by the lack of help offered by their reps. And the problem
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TikTok claims that non-skippable video ads may hinder engagement in a new report. Consumers are more likely to watch and engage with brand-sponsored videos when they have control over their experience, according to the study. Why we care. Engaging ads are essential for brand awareness, visibility, and conversions. If non-skippable ads are reducing engagement, it
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