Google is adding more options to manage ad assets and extensions

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A new article on Social Media Today reports that Google has announced some new updates to Ads Manager that will better enable advertisers to take a broader view of their ad assets and campaigns, and may help to highlight new opportunities, based on new creative combinations, targeting tools, CTAs and more.

First off, Google's now referring to 'ad extensions' - like sitelinks, callouts and additional images - as 'ad assets', which aligns the broader scope of Google's new approach to your various add-on elements. And with the shift to these being viewed as additional assets, Google's looking to make it easier to manage them as well, by providing a broader overview of the assets that you can include within your campaigns.

Google sitelinks, for example, are now more natively integrated into the ad creation process, as opposed to extensions being added in a separate step:

"As you create assets and apply them to your campaign, the preview tool will automatically update so you can see them in the context of your ad. In addition, Google Ads will now recommend assets based on your chosen campaign goal. For example, if you've selected "Leads" as your campaign objective, we'll automatically recommend that you add a lead form asset."
What does that mean for you?

Well, Google will now provide more assistance in adding assets, as opposed to you having to manually gauge what's best in each process. And Google's also added a new 'Ads & assets' menu, where it will display stats for all of the assets across your account, providing more context on which elements to include.

"You'll see headlines and descriptions in the "Asset" table view, while the "Association" table view will show assets like images and prices. As you review associations, you'll be able to see how your creative assets perform at the account, campaign and ad group levels."
And that's not all. There's also a new 'Combinations' report, which will display sitelinks, callouts, and images alongside your headlines and descriptions, making it easier to review your ad approaches from a higher viewpoint. In combination, the new reporting tools will provide much more oversight of your Google campaigns, and their related elements, which could help to uncover new opportunities and options to optimize your results.

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  • Profile picture of the author alihaiderasr
    Currently, there are 10 unique manual ad extensions you can use for your ads, including: Sitelinks* Callout extensions* Structured snippets*
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  • Profile picture of the author JamesMan
    the advantage of having manual ad extensions is that you can include sitelinks and snippets that helps your keywords get optimized.
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