How to Exclude App & Video Placements on Google Display Network: A Step-by-Step Guide

Are you running Display, Performance Max or Demand Gen ads across Google Display Network (GDN) and finding that a significant chunk of your traffic is coming from mobile apps, YouTube videos or channels which may not align with your advertising goals? Excluding irrelevant app placements and irrelevant video placements on YouTube is a crucial step..

Connecting the Dots: How to Leverage Offline Conversion Import in Google Ads

Firstly I will start with 3 qualifying questions to understand if you should read this post or not: If your answer to those questions are all “yes” then please read on as there is a simple solution: In the dynamic landscape of online advertising, businesses often grapple with the challenge of connecting their digital efforts..

Maximizing Your Google Ads Performance: Unleashing the Power of Custom Dashboards

Most regular users of Google ads are familiar with the Google Ads dashboard. However, did you know that you can take your campaign monitoring up a notch by customising your dashboard experience? This article will guide you through the world of Google Ads Custom Dashboards, exploring their significance and how to set up your own..

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Optimising the Marketing Funnel for Small Businesses: A Focus on Conversion and Growth

In the realm of small business marketing, the efficacy of traditional models often comes into question. The traditional marketing funnel suggests a linear progression from Awareness to Action where a potential customer first becomes aware of your brand and then moves along their journey through being educated on your offerings, developing an interest in them..

Phasing out of third party cookies: What small businesses need to do.

This guide is designed with small businesses in mind – regardless of the country you are in this change will impact your digital marketing and you need to take a few hours to understand what is happening and also what you need to do to prepare. We put this off during 2023 as we knew..


Why Steven Gerrard is the Email Marketing of the Digital Marketing Landscape

Steven Gerrard, a former English professional footballer, is widely regarded as one of the greatest midfielders of his generation. His consistent performance throughout his career led him to countless succcesses, However Gerrard was frequently overshadowed by more flashy teammates for a few reasons: Style of Play: Gerrard’s style was more about effectiveness than flair. While..

Google’s Performance Max Campaigns for UK Small Businesses: A Quick Overview

Google’s Performance Max (P-MAX) campaigns stand as a significant move in their constant drift towards automation, especially for small businesses in the UK. This blog post aims to quickly unpack the complexities of P-MAX campaigns, focusing on challenges like managing search query data, controlling traffic quality, and navigating budget constraints. The aim is to help..

Navigating Financial Challenges in Small Business: Strategic Marketing vs. Cost-Cutting

In times of financial uncertainty, small businesses often face a critical decision: invest in marketing to fuel growth or cut costs to conserve resources. This decision can significantly impact a business’s trajectory for years to come. The important thing to recognise is that if you are in a hole then it is necessary to make..

Using ChatGPT to write the perfect Instagram / Facebook Ad text

We are all now getting used to generative AI with ChatGPT still the leading tool in the market. We have been using the tool more and more to get the building blocks of ad texts, but have found that building the right prompt is critical and takes some time. In this post we break down,..

The Google Ads Myths That Drive Business Owners Crazy – Google Ads prioritise big advertisers over small businesses

This is the second post in a series about common myths surrounding Google Ads. The aim is to not only tackle the myth but also give small businesses some insight into how Google Ads works and to better optimise their accounts. The myth that we are going to tackle today is: Google Ads prioritise big..