SEO News
Search

Google Boost Ads Available in More Cities

Danny Goodwin
by , Comments

Google's beta test of Boost, the AdWords program that auto-generates search ads to appear in Google's "Ads" section and Google Maps search results pages, is expanding to more U.S. cities.

Within the next week, San Jose, Seattle, Wichita, Charlottesville (Virginia), Atlanta, Chapel Hill, Orlando, Washington D.C., Boston, Cross Plains (Texas) and Portland (Maine), as well as all local businesses in Illinois should see an invite to the system through their Google Places account. It was initially only available in San Francisco, Houston, and Chicago.

google-boost-houston.png

Boost automatically generates an ad campaign for you and figures out the relevant keywords that will trigger your ad based on the information provided on your Place page. Google provides a suggested ad description, a web or Place page, your business categories, and a monthly budget.

In addition to the basics -- company name, address, phone number, and website -- Google Boost ads could also include the number of reviews your business has received, an average star rating, and a link to your Google Places page. Also, when a map appears in the results, a blue pin will help your business stand out from the other red pins.

Have you tried out Boost yet? Any thoughts?


ClickZ Live New York What's New for 2015?
You spoke, we listened! ClickZ Live New York (Mar 30-Apr 1) is back with a brand new streamlined agenda. Don't miss the latest digital marketing tips, tricks and tools that will make you re-think your strategy and revolutionize your marketing campaigns. Super Saver Rates are available now. Register today!

Recommend this story

comments powered by Disqus