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Wondering what happened to your side ads on Google? Don't worry, everything is going to be OK.

REW Anne posted this 2,349 Views

On February 19th it was confirmed that the side ads on Google’s right-rail were disappearing. Though it might have come as a shock for many advertisers, Google started testing this as far back as 2010. Now that side ads (positions 4 through 8) are a thing of the past, here is what you need to know: Now there are 4 top ads! Instead the first 3 positions being shown above the organic results, Google is giving advertisers one more chance at being listed in that top section. ...


Recent AdWords Quality Score Drops? Google Statement Here

REW Anne posted this 2,703 Views

Have you noticed a recent drop in your AdWords quality scores in the last couple of days? We have too! After receiving reports from the REW PPC team that their accounts' Quality Scores declined significantly overnight, I decided to find out what the problem is by going straight to the source: Google. Real Estate Webmasters has received confirmation from Google that these quality score drops are a temporary bug in the system. From Google (8.44am PST): "We're aware of a bug that is affecti...

My Visit to Google Toronto: REW Attends Google AdWords Masterclass

REW Anne posted this 1 1,647 Views

Last week I had the privilege of representing Real Estate Webmasters at a Google Partners Academy Training Event at Google’s Canadian HQ in Toronto. The office was just as I had imagined it: colourful, trendy, and fun. As Google Partners we felt like part of the extended family, treated to a hot breakfast buffet, snacks, and lunch in the gourmet cafeteria. I even got to use the event organizer’s Google Glass! What was the Google Masterclass about? When I wasn’t wanderin...