Power your holiday strategy with helpful insights
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Power your holiday strategy with helpful insights

This year’s holiday shopping season is shaping up to be one of the biggest yet. In fact, 53% of consumers plan to shop online more this year compared to last year. To help you prepare, check out the Google Shopping Holiday 100, featuring our predictions for the most popular categories and products in the U.S. this holiday season. The Holiday 100 is a great way…

Shop what’s trending this holiday season
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Shop what’s trending this holiday season

It’s that festive time of year when we start planning holiday gatherings, swap out our iced lattes for hot cocoa, and once again, try to find the perfect gifts for our loved ones. To help you zip through your holiday shopping this year, we’re sharing the Google Shopping Holiday 100 — a list of what we predict will be the 100 most popular categories and products…

BigCommerce merchants can now reach new customers across Google
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BigCommerce merchants can now reach new customers across Google

Since our earliest days, Google has been devoted to democratizing information and creating helpful resources that are accessible to as many people as possible. We’ve since extended that ethos to online shopping, building an open and free ecosystem that connects merchants and customers around the world. Starting today, we are making it even easier for BigCommerce’s 60,000 merchants to show up across Google. BigCommerce…

What’s next for YouTube, from Advertising Week New York
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What’s next for YouTube, from Advertising Week New York

The pandemic accelerated two changes already underway — the move to streaming, and the move to ecommerce. As the number one streaming platform for ad-supported reach, YouTube is the place where hard-to-reach audiences come to be entertained and connect with creators and content they love. It’s also where audiences come to shop. Today at Advertising Week New York, we’re sharing new ways to help marketers…

New ways to find shopping inspiration on Google
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New ways to find shopping inspiration on Google

Shopping online is as much about inspiration and discovery as it is about the final purchase. People are shopping across Google more than a billion times a day, and we have been working to make those experiences even more helpful by expanding your options. We’re here to help you find new ideas, discover unique products or get the best value from the widest possible…

The future of attribution is data-driven
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The future of attribution is data-driven

In the face of a changing privacy landscape, marketers need new measurement approaches that meet their objectives and put users first. This is why we’ve invested in new tools to help you future-proof your measurement. One critical tool is machine learning, which can be used to fill the gaps in observed data and unlock new insights into consumer behavior. For example, conversion modeling powered by machine learning allows…

Magic in the making: The 4 pillars of great creative
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Magic in the making: The 4 pillars of great creative

Consumers report that helpfulness is their top expectation of brands since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, with 78% saying a brand’s advertising should show how they can be helpful in everyday life.1 This means businesses need to quickly engage audiences with meaningful messages, using immersive storytelling to bring their brand and products to life. To help you build visually-rich ad experiences that easily drive consumers to…

Giving users more transparency into their Google ad experience
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Giving users more transparency into their Google ad experience

Today, people engage with a wider variety of ad formats on more Google products than ever before — from Video ads on YouTube to Shopping ads across Search, Display and more. And they increasingly want to know more about the ads they see. That’s why we’ve been innovating on features like “About this ad” to help users understand why an ad was shown, and…

Display campaigns made easy
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Display campaigns made easy

Helping you connect with customers is core to the Google Ads mission, and we’re always working to make that as easy as possible through our products. That’s why, starting this month, we’re bringing the flexibility of standard Display campaigns and the automation of Smart Display campaigns into a single Display campaign.  We introduced Smart Display campaigns four years ago to create a simple way to reach…

How retailers can stand out this holiday season
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How retailers can stand out this holiday season

The holiday season is just around the corner and consumers are already ramping up their shopping. For example, U.S. searches for “holiday gift ideas” in August have already surpassed 2020 levels. As of June, 58% of U.S. holiday shoppers said they will shop online more this season than in previous years and 59% said they will shop earlier to avoid an item being out of stock….