Why Influencer Lists Matter To Me (And Maybe To You Too?)

I saw the tweets starting last week for PPC Hero blog's annual PPC Top Influencer List voting. I know, many of you will roll your eyes and/or maybe make some kind of comment about it being essentially a high school popularity contest. And, that is … [Continue reading]

Reaching The Ideal B2B Prospect: My Presentation From HeroConf LA

I had the great pleasure of presenting on B2B PPC at this year's Hero Conference in LA with AJ Wilcox, a.k.a. "Mr. LinkedIn Advertising". AJ covered a lot of cool stuff about advertising on LinkedIn, while I focused on how to really think about B2B … [Continue reading]

The Future Of Ads In AdWords

GDN Objectives

Ok, I don't really know for sure what the actual future of ads will be in AdWords, but I'm reading some things in the tea leaves lately that have gotten me thinking about it. So, here is my bold prediction - ads will soon be dynamic or responsive … [Continue reading]

Google’s YouTube Content Problem Isn’t Going To Just Go Away

It was huge news last week that a number of very high profile brands pulled all of their advertising from YouTube. It started with some European companies and governments and quickly spread to US companies shortly thereafter. I tweeted after the … [Continue reading]

The Continued Fuzzification Of Keywords

So, unless you're living under a rock or were just completed consumed with March Madness over the past few days, you know by now that AdWords announced on Friday that they are further diluting the former keyword match type of "exact match".  Exact … [Continue reading]