Google Shifts Search Ads Closer To The Organic Results

Aug 7, 2009 | 1,950 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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James Carswell has reported that Google has shifted the search ads on the right hand side of the search results page, or more precisely, closer to the free results. The same has been noticed by Barry Schwartz of Search Engine Land and below is a video where Barry illustrates the change:

 

 

In the video, you can see the Firefox browser that features the ads closer to the organic (free results) listings. It also shows that when the browser's width is expanded, the ads do not move to the far right. You could remember the ads moving to the far right in Safari, that is the old way!

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Navneet Kaushal

Navneet Kaushal is the founder and CEO of PageTraffic, an SEO Agency in India with offices in Chicago, Mumbai and London. A leading search strategist, Navneet helps clients maintain an edge in search engines and the online media. Navneet's expertise has established PageTraffic as one of the most awarded and successful search marketing agencies.
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