When optimizing for the Display Network, a clear call-to-action (CTA) in the ad text is important in order to:

When optimizing for the Display Network, a clear call-to-action (CTA) in the ad text is important in order to:

  • increase overall impressions for the ad
  • identify the traffic to your website that was generated by AdWords ads
  • improve the Quality Score of the ad on all Google properties
  • set expectations for customers who are in various stages of the buying cycle

The correct Answer is:

  • set expectations for customers who are in various stages of the buying cycle

Explanation: Be explicit about your call to action, whether a button or somewhere else. This is especially important for image-based ads, because customers may not know what part of the ad is clickable. In some cases, if your ad really blends in well on a website, they may not even realise that your ad is an ad! Don’t make them guess.

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