How To Create Responsive Search Ads

Responsive search ads is a process where machine learning delivers relevant messages to specific customer groups. This is invaluable to anybody trying to target a specific demographic. In fact, it can result in 10% more conversions and clicks. 

If you are looking for a way to provide more relevant messages to your customers, Google responsive search ads can be invaluable in promoting yourself. By targeting your ads to reach your desired customers or followers and showing them relevant adverts for your products for your blog will reduce the effort in trying to get to the relevant people. It can also help you to have more control over your campaigns and measure your success better. 

As many business owners need to hit their targeted demographic quickly and without fuss, this is where Google Ads, and specifically responsive search ads, can work for you. Have a look at the video guide below and let’s get started.

How To Create Responsive Search Ads

As 3.6 billion searches happen on Google every day, it is vital for you to use responsive search ads. Luckily, it is straightforward:

Select a search campaign and click the “ads & extensions” tab, on the left. Click on the blue “plus” button. Click on the “responsive search ad option.” You then need to choose an ad group. Firstly, you need to define your final URL, which is the page that the ad will direct customers to. You can define a display URL, which is the URL that will appear when the ad shows. 

After this, you write your headlines and descriptions. Responsive search ads can show up to three headlines instead of two. It can show up to two description fields instead of one. It is important to bear in mind that headlines and descriptions can appear in any order, and this is nothing we have control over. This is why it is important to make sure your assets can work together in any combination. The more headlines and descriptions that you provide, the more combinations Google’s machine learning can generate.

Tips for Creating a Responsive Search Ad

The process of creating a responsive ad is about adding more headlines and descriptions as possible. This gives Google Ads more opportunities to serve ads that are closer to your customers’ search queries which will improve your performance. When you are entering your headlines, make sure that you include one of your keywords in the headlines, but make sure that you create headlines relevant to the keywords. The best approaches to start with the keyword first. And by creating as many unique headlines as possible gives Google Ads a wider variety of options to assemble your messages and can therefore increase performance.

The Best Practices to Creating Responsive Search Ads

In creating responsive search ads, there can be some common mistakes. As we’ve already touched upon, providing uniqueness will benefit your ad performance. 

  • If you incorporate too many headlines that are redundant and not relevant, this can impact the system’s ability to assemble the right combinations. 
  • Make sure that you provide between eight and ten headlines, allowing more options to assemble messages into appropriate ads. 
  • You should also provide two unique descriptions, as responsive search ads can show up to two descriptions at once.

If you’ve already been successful with specific text ads, you can reuse the descriptions and headlines from those high-performing ones. This will improve your performance. But in addition to this, you need to add popular keywords to the headlines. If you include keywords that are served most often in your ad group this will increase the relevance for search users.

It will also improve your stance by improving your ad strength. This will help you to provide the best messages to your customers. If you can get your ad strength to either “good” or “excellent,” this will make your ads more effective.

Making the Most of Additional Features for Responsive Search Ads

As well as these best practices, you can deliver more relevant ads using additional features such as location insertion, which shows where you offer the service or products. You can also manage and use the cross-campaign asset reporting feature, which allows you to review assets and see what appeals to your customers better.

Creating ads that are flexible can help you to cast you’re net wider to more customers, but also create a variety of ads that can adapt to Google responsive search ads can be invaluable. If you want to find out more about Google Ads, you can learn more about responsive search ads, the best practices for creating responsive search ads, and the latest features for responsive search ads by clicking on the links.

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