CPCs

Tips to Lower Rising CPCs

As the paid search industry migrated towards a more automated environment advertisers were met with a spike in cost per click (CPC).  Coming out of 2018 Merkle reports a higher rate of click growth than rise in CPC.  Advertisers worked over the past year to harness automation and understand how to reap the benefits without …

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EU Commission Ruling and 20% Lower CPCs for Google Shopping

This post is shared with you from Stefan Stopper, Account Strategist at Smarter Ecommerce (@smec), and speaker at Hero Conf London. In June 2017, the EU Commission sentenced Google to pay a fine of 2.4 billion euros. Now, up to 5% of Google’s daily revenue is at stake if they fail to make their Google …

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Search CPCs outpaced spend growth in Q4 2017

Paid search spending increased by just over 10 percent year over year in Q4 2017 across Marin Software’s customer base. CPC growth doubled that of overall spend with an increase of roughly 20 percent year over year. Mobile CPCs increased 25 percent year over year, accounting for 53 percent of total spend. Google took 89 …

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Google advertisers blacklisted after exploiting AdSense, driving down CPCs

Google has confirmed they have blacklisted some ad buyers after they exploited their ad system, which resulted in AdSense publishers noticing declines in their CPCs over the past few days. Google has addressed the issue by blacklisting those ad buyers and identified the issue going forward. If you saw your AdSense CPCs decline starting on …

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