Archive for August, 2011

AdWords Messages – Making no sense as usual

Posted: 15th August 2011 by blackhat in Google AdWords
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Every day we log in to Google AdWords and have been for years. And yet still we manage to find all new things that make us chuckle.
The one we saw this week was this message as to the reason why the ad wasn’t showing…
So the reason our ad isn’t showing is because we have a [...]

Black Hat PPC Techniques – PPC Without Pity

Posted: 12th August 2011 by blackhat in Black Hat PPC
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The BlackHatters read an interesting article the other day on a really good blog that we follow called PPC Without Pity.
The author, Shawn Livengood, wrote an article called – Black Hat PPC Techniques, which we found pretty interesting. Unfortunately, PPC Without Pity doesn’t allow users to comment on articles but we wanted to respond to [...]

Free Tools for Black Hat PPC

Posted: 11th August 2011 by blackhat in Black Hat PPC
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We thought we’d share some more great free tools that we’ve found our out there on the internet that are great for Black Hat PPC.
Hiding your Identity…
Fake Name Generator. If you need a name, address, email, or even a UPS tracking code, use this handy tool to generate any one of the necessary fakes.
10 Minute [...]

A Romantic PPC Blooper from Down Under

Posted: 10th August 2011 by blackhat in PPC Bloopers
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And they say that romance is dead! Not if this weeks PPC Blooper is anything to go by.
The BlackHatters were amused to see this ad show up for the keyword romantic ideas when you are searching in Sydney Australia…

We like the idea that Romantic Ideas for Australians could be a restaurant, or a spa, or [...]

The BlackHatters were interested to read Search Engine Land’s article last week on Google testing showing PPC ad’s at the bottom of the SERP’s…

[Source: http://searchengineland.com/adwords-appear-at-bottom-of-serps-in-new-apparent-test-87704]
Interesting development from Google.
Suggests to us that they are struggling to find inventory to fill all of the ad space and are now replicating ads in new places. Definitely not a good [...]