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Location Extensions within Google AdWords are a great way of linking your Google Places account for your business with your AdWords ads. This allows you as a business to give a location based ad which demonstrates your business as a location listing on Google.
Now Google are linking these locations in Google ads to enable searchers to get directions through Google Maps to your business. Clicking on ‘Directions’ in the above ad reloads the page with the business address as the destination and the user is asked to enter their origination.
At present these ‘Directions’ are classed as Free Clicks, however over the next few weeks this will change so they are charged in much the same way as normal headline and Sitelink clicks. All clicks of this type can be seen through Click Type under the ‘Segment’ drop down.
Searchers on mobile devices are able to use their own location through Google Maps to locate directions to your business.
Don’t forget, make sure you have a mobile campaign live to allow targeting on mobile devices. Also make sure you have a Google Places account to link your ad to and get potential customers to your door as quickly as possible!
Last month, we tuned in to listen to our very own Samantha Noble become a radio star. As a guest on Xan Phillips’ The Business on Voice FM, a programme dedicated to promoting the good news stories about business from the Southampton area and beyond, Sam shared her insights into paid media.
The Drum Network has launched a new initiative called ‘Create Britain’ which aims to show the world that Great Britain is still an awesomely creative marketplace, despite Brexit.
Create Britain is an online interactive map that invites businesses from the creative industry to contribute a short video to claim their own pin on the map that links to their video clip. The video clips need to answer one question: ‘What makes British creativity so great?’.