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Exact Match Expands to Same Meaning Words

The Google Exact Match keyword match type used to mean just that – the search query that triggered the ad to show exactly matched the keyword in the Google Ads account. This opened up to include plurals and misspellings, then similar variants, then different word order and function words… now the next phase is here… […]

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Google AdWords is now Google Ads

On 24th July 2018, Google AdWords became Google Ads. This is basically a move away from Google advertising being centred on keyword based search ads, to be more inclusive of all campaign types including Search, Display and Video.   The login page for your Google advertising account is now (rather than and the […]

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Google AdWords Vs Bing Ads

Most PPC users will be familiar with Google AdWords and used it as their main PPC advertising platform. Recently, there has been a growth in Bing Ads as an alternative platform, especially with recent introductions of a Shopping and Retargeting functionality. Ideally, the best option to remain competitive is to have the marketing budget to […]

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Search Scientist becomes a Premier Google Partner

At Search Scientist, we are proud to be recognised by Google as a Premier Partner. This is the highest rating available as a Google AdWords partner agency, and acknowledges our high standards in managing client AdWords accounts. This puts us a step above agencies with the blue partner badge. This distinction is reserved for only Google’s […]

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Google’s Expanded Text Ads – Top Facts

Starting on 31 January 2017, AdWords will no longer support the creation or editing of standard text ads. New text ads generated after that date should use the expanded text ad format. Existing standard text ads will continue to serve after 31 January 2017. So how are the new Expanded Text Format Ads different from the […]

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Business First Network to Discover the Power of AdWords

The Business First Network (BFN) is a leading commercial membership organisation working across the UK and Ireland where like-minded business professionals collaborate to help protect and grow their organisations. Their regular member events aim to provide short, snappy educational sessions that offer practical advice from experts on topical business issues. At BFN’s next event they have […]

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Your Guide to AdWords Bidding Strategies

There are many different bidding strategies that can be used to decide your AdWords bids. AdWords bids are a key component of Ad Rank. As a reminder of the basic process, Google determines your Ad Rank by using the following formula:   The following bidding strategies can be used to determine your Max cost per […]

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