Google announced on Twitter that they will be automatically deactivating accounts with no spend in the past 15 months. Google said this will help "speed up your AdWords experience" some how. Google added that if your account is deactivated, you can always reactivate it when you are ready.
Google has launched Reach Planner, a new planning tool for video campaigns. Currently in beta, Reach Planner in AdWords is designed to help media planners and advertisers forecast the reach and frequency of video campaigns on YouTube and the video partners on the Google Display Network.
Google announced as I covered yesterday at Search Engine Land that they have updated Google Trends. If you don't know, Google Trends is an excellent resource for SEOs and SEMs. Here is what Steve Grove from the Google Trends team wrote on Twitter.
Google is introducing a new ad type called ‘responsive display ads’ (RDA), which will become the new default ad type for the Google Display Network. Responsive display ads allow advertisers to upload up to 15 images, 5 headlines, 5 descriptions, and 5 logos.
SAN JOSE — With the introductions of features such as location extensions and calls-to-action in TrueView for Action Ads, YouTube ads have been gaining performance elements native to traditional Search advertising.
Google Partners features, including badge status, have been moved to Google Ads. Going forward, Google Partners will no longer be able to view their company’s badge and specialization status in their Google Partners account.
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