PPC Bloopers

Improve Your CTR for PLAs – Use Naked Chicks!

The BlackHatters were told (thanks guys) about this new and innovative way to improve the CTR rate of your Product Listing Ads (PLA’s) that Firstbathrooms.com has come up with…

Using Naked Chicks in your images!

Check out this ad for the term ‘shower enclosures’…

Nice! They have used a naked girl to model in their shower enclosure […]

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Google Urgent Response…not so urgent

If you are in the UK and have been trying to get help with your Google AdWords account last week, you may have been having a few difficulties. Many of the UK managers have been over in the US for a Google conference so their account management service has been on hold. Google, preparing […]

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And the winner is…

Thanks to all the entrants for the PPC Blooper contest that we launched a couple of weeks ago – PPC Blooper Contest: WIN a years subscription to SpeedPPC.

We had some great entries and we thought we’d share a few of our favourites and announce the winners of Annual Subscription toSpeedPPC. We liked this one which […]

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Funniest Google Email Scam

Following on from our previous article Google AdWords Email Scam we discovered an even funnier (and somewhat more concerning) email scam that is doing the rounds at the moment.

Check out this email below…

From: Google Incorporation <award.google@gmail.com>

 Google Corporation®
Belgrave House,
76 Buckingham Palace Road,
London SW1W 9TQ,
United Kingdom.
Ref NO: GCS/G6I/88809
Batch: GUK/679/33/097I
We wish to congratulate you once again on this […]

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More PPC Bloopers anyone?

Thanks for sending in your PPC Bloopers to us, we had some great ones recently…

Duck Blooper

Okay, so not a PPC ad, but great to see display ads have bloopers too. Have a look at this scary looking Duck Display ad below…

Thanks to ‘Gilberto’ for sending that one in. Scary duck!

FAB Blooper

We like seeing PPC […]

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By |November 14th, 2012|PPC Bloopers|0 Comments

PPC Bloopers and Sitelinks from the Good Old Days…

Its been a little while, but we thought we’d share some PPC Bloopers with you that we have been sent in and come across recently.

PPC Blooper – Rubbish

Whilst not an actual PPC ad, we did find a good Blooper on Google Maps the other day. We were looking at Trent Park (dont ask why!) […]

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By |October 11th, 2012|PPC Bloopers|1 Comment

Masters of Malt PPC Blooper

We were sent in this PPC Blooper yesterday from Masters of Malt, an online alcohol site based in the UK the other day. The blooper comes from a mispell of the term ‘Birthday’ within their ad copy for the keyword ‘wholesale rum.’ Have a look…

What the hell is a ‘Brithday?’

We like to think that […]

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The best PPC services offer we’ve seen for a while…

The BlackHatters were amazed when we were forwarded on the details of a website offering PPC and SEO services.

The website in question is websitedesignconsultancy.com as we were amazed at their PPC offer, which you can see on the following link if you scroll down to the bottom…



Now for those of you who are too lazy […]

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Facebook PPC Bloopers

Nothing better on a Friday than a PPC Blooper (errr…maybe not!) But regardless, we’ve been sent in some great Facebook PPC Bloopers which are great examples of keyword insertion gone wrong…

You would have thought that a company like Facebook, who are in the business of selling text ads, would have known how dynamic keyword […]

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Dual Serving Phone Numbers in PPC Ads

The BlackHatters were amused the other day when we saw our good friends over at Google double serving phone numbers within their own PPC ad…does that count as Black Hat PPC? 

Have a look…

What is going on here? There is a phone number using call extensions beginning with ‘0141’ and then they write another phone […]

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