Google has made an announcement to extend its product listing ads (PLAs) to third party sites across the Google search network.
Walmart.com is one of the limited number of sites which is using AdSense for shopping to monetize site traffic while expanding the reach of their PLAs. The sponsored ads display related products on the left hand side of the search results on the site.
Google has a good news for Google publishers. The search engine giant has announced the integration of Analytics statistics in the publisher toolbar. The toolbar is available to those using Ad Exchange, AdSense or DoubleClick for Publishers. This will help publishers to access insights right from their site pages.
Google has brought a few changes to the AdSense account to simplify the ad creation process for businesses. Google announced in the official AdSense blog, the introduction of a new and simplified My Ads tab. With the introduction of the new tab, creating new ad units for your website becomes faster and easier. You can save time while deciding the look of the new ad units and utilize this time for optimizing your ad space.
A year after launching the AB testing for AdSense ad level settings, Google has introduced A/B testing for AdSense account level settings. According to Google, A/B testing is one of the best methods to ensure that your ad units are performing to their full potential. The launch of A/B testing to account level settings allows you to optimize your entire account with AdSense experiments.
Google has announced (http://adsense.blogspot.in/2014/04/new-ad-review-center-features-help-save.html) some significant updates to the Ad Review Center inside Google AdSense. The new functionalities allow users to have more choices and more control in the review process.
Have a look at the new changes:
- Now you can save yourself the trouble of reviewing the same ad twice. By clicking on the “Show Reviewed Ads” at the top right corner of the Review Center, you can find out which ads you have already reviewed, thus saving a lot of time.
Similar to Google Analytics and Google AdWords, Google has introduced a certified partner program for AdSense. The details of the program are available at http://www.google.com/adsense/start/partners/ .
The program is made for individual and companies who help publishers in configuring, installing, optimizing, monetizing, and improving their AdSense earnings.
Google AdSense has introduced favicons to text ads. It is a small graphic that can be used by advertisers to brand their website, may be their company logo. The latest introduction by Google will make ad formats better for website owners, users, and the advertisements appearing on the page.
Google AdSense has made new additions to the Allow & Block Ads section of the AdSense console. The two new ad serving block options will the account holders decide if they want to add or block the Enhanced Text Ads & Expandable Ads.
The Enhanced Text Ads show performance enhancing features on the text ads. You can choose if you want to display text ads with advertiser images, product images, clickable arrow icons, and other performance enhancing features.
The latest AdSense blog carries a major announcement from Google. The search giant has told that from now on, it will be removing not just the earnings that are associated with invalid clicks but also the impressions and clicks that are associated with those invalid clicks.
As a “Fall Cleaning” drive, Google has announced that it is pulling the curtain down on a few more of its services. The latest made to retire services include: AdSense for Feeds, Places Directory, Google Storage and Classic Plus. Places Directory is an Android app for local search and Classic Plus allowed people to attach a background image on Google Homepage. As Google says, “Technology offers so many opportunities to help improve users' lives. This means it is really important to focus or we end up doing too much with too little impact. So today we're winding down a bunch more features-bringing the total to nearly 60 since we started our 'spring' clean last fall."