In advance of the upcoming shopping season, this seems to be the week of bizarre stats, from GenZ & TikTok to more than half of people preferring online and bricks shopping. There are also some important updates for PMax campaigns, Chrome and user privacy, some unhelpful commentary from Google on unhelpful content. Dive in to get fully up to speed with these!
In this week's digital news roundup, we delve into Google Ads' new AI Assistant, Twitter's recent changes, and Google's stance on AI-generated content. We also explore YouTube's latest strategies against AdBlockers and its new linking features. Lastly, we touch upon some valuable insights from MozCon on Local SEO. Curious to know more about these developments and how they can impact your digital marketing strategy? Let's dive in and dissect what these updates could mean for your business. :)
This week turned into a bit of an AI-Google fest, blathering on about the challenges of controlling AI access to your hard-crafted content, vs Google wanting full access. There are also changes to FAQ & How To's on the SERP, presumably due to spam, some sage advice re content pruning, and a good guide to AI-driven PMax Google Ads campaigns. Read it and educate yourself ;-)