Be in the Know
- Styles stans, Harry Styles is potentially launching a beauty brand.
- Gap and Walmart are collaborating on a home decor line that will be available in late June.
- UGG + Pride + Lil Nas X = an on-point campaign recipe.
- Voice search, sonic signatures, and smart speakers. Is your brand on top of sonic branding?
Key Takeaways From the Google Marketing Livestream 2021
In the Google Marketing Livestream last week, Google announced new features and tools. There’s a large shift in focus on local search support, travel ad features, and insight upgrades. Search Engine Journal has given a thorough recap of the features and rollouts.
A Continued Focus on Privacy
- Custom audiences rollout
- Consent capabilities added to Google Tag Manager
Expanded Automation Solutions
- Expanding target ROAS
- Expanding Performance Max out of beta
Deeper Insights and Standing Out in the SERP
- Image extensions included in search ads
- Extending modeling capabilities to the Behavioral Report
- Advertiser Report in Google Analytics
- Incorporating YouTube & Display in attribution models
New Solutions for Retailers
- New attribute tags to help consumers connect with like-minded businesses
- Using AR to allow prospects to try on makeup and clothes
- Google’s integration with loyalty programs
- Surfacing deals for prospects with “deals results page”
- Advertising options like available for store pickup, curbside pickup, and now later pickup
- New “Shop Pay” buying option for Buy on Google listings
- New eCommerce Integrations
New Solutions for the Travel Industry
- Hotel booking extensions
- Vacation rentals added to hotel results pages
- Enhancing commissions (per stay) bidding
That’s a lot of stuff to keep on top of as an advertiser. See the full, detailed summary from Search Engine Journal.
Q for You
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Best of all, though, their platform supports some of the most entertaining interactive ads around. They’re basically irresistible. Go check out this tool just to nerd out on the sliding, scrolling, swiveling ads they’ll present you.
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