Allen Finn

Allen Finn

Allen Finn is the co-founder of Toasted Collective, a cannabis-focused digital agency. Many moons ago, he worked at WordStream, where he reigned as fantasy football champion for some time.

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Using Google’s New Mobile Speed Scorecard & Impact Calculator to Improve Your AdWords Account

Google just released two new free tools to help advertisers succeed on mobile. Today, we’re going to take an in-depth look at both free tools--the speed scorecard and the impact calculator--and discuss how they can be used to lower cost and improve performance in your AdWords account.

How Will Chrome’s New Ad Blocker Impact Your Ads?

Google just launched a new ad blocker for Chrome. Its primary purpose is to combat and eradicate poor mobile browsing experiences, but how will it affect your advertising? Here’s what the new Chrome ad filter is actually going to do (and how it’s going to do it).

Google AMP Stories: What They’re All About

Google just announced AMP Stories, a new application for the search titan's mobile accelerated page tool. Learn what they are, how they can enhance engagement and user experience on mobile devices, and if you should use your creative resources to make some!

10X Your A/B Testing with Google Ads Variations

Google AdWords Ad Variations help advertisers test fresh copy at scale. But first you need to know how to use them. Learn about the three different types of AdWords text ad variations, how to implement them, and some unique ideas for testing brand new, high CTR ad copy in your account!

35 Marketing Statistics that Should Change Your Strategy in 2018

Merkle recently released its Q4 report and it's packed with trends (some obvious, others shocking) from the worlds of paid search and paid social. Check out WordStream's analysis of these marketing statistics that should impact your online advertising strategy in 2018.

What Google’s New Ad Settings Mean for Your Remarketing Campaigns

Google has decided to add to its Mute This Ad feature and it has major implications for your remarketing campaigns. Learn what's changing, how it will impact your online advertising, and what you can do to work around the expanded power of the mute button!

Here’s How the Google Speed Update Will Impact Your Site (& Google Ads Account)

Google just made a change to its mobile ranking factors. It's called the Speed Update, and it could impact your organic rankings and the amount you pay in AdWords. Learn what the Speed Update is and what you can do to determine its impact on your business.

How to Use Email Remarketing to Achieve Inbox Domination

Email remarketing, using hyper-targeted nurture funnels to turn prospects into customers, is a little tricky, but so worth the effort. Learn how to leverage Gmail ads in AdWords to dominate the inboxes of your prospects with Gmail remarketing ads for businesses of any size!

How Did Google’s Recent Budget Changes Actually Impact Advertisers? [Data]

In 2017 Google announced that it was changing the way it allocated daily budgets in AdWords, a change that allowed the search giant to increase daily spend by 100% on any given day. What was the impact on real advertiser accounts? We looked at the data to see exactly how this change played out at the end of 2017.