Google Suggest Gets Ads, Sponsored Listings and More

Dec 16, 2008 | 1,584 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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It seems that during this economic crisis, where not a single venture is spared from the financial catastrophe, Google is finding all possible ways to ensure that their billions in advertising revenue are not effected at all, irrespective of pathetic global economic conditions.

So here is their new strategy: Place sponsored listings everywhere.

It was not long back when reports came out that Google is adding sponsored listings to its finance site! But now according to certain speculations, the hot news is that Google is testing the placement of AdWords ads in its “Search Suggest”

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Danny writes, “Not everyone will see these changes. Google’s showing them to a small, randomly selected group of people in the US. The experiment might end at any time and not necessarily become a permanent feature.”

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Thanks to Danny again, who provided all of us with this screen shot (above one) where the ad is shown at the top, but certain examples of bottom position placement are also being tested.

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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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