Google Marketing Live 2023: Accelerate growth with your app

May 23, 2023

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05/23/23 - Granular

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Google Marketing Live 2023 on May 23, 2023, introduced new ways to enhance app advertising, focusing on making app ads more shoppable, creating seamless web-to-app experiences, and improving iOS app campaign measurement. These updates aim to increase user engagement, drive higher conversions, and optimize app performance.

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Why this matters?

  • Shoppable App Ads: Integrating product feeds and promotional assets into app ads on platforms like YouTube Shorts increases conversion rates and user engagement.
  • Seamless Web-to-App Experience: Web to App Connect ensures a smooth transition from web to app, enhancing user experience and driving higher conversion rates.
  • Improved iOS Measurement: Enhanced on-device conversion measurement and new SKAdNetwork integrations provide better data and insights for optimizing iOS app campaigns.

Next Steps/Action Items

  • Integrate Product Feeds: Apply product feeds to your app ads on YouTube Shorts and in-feed inventory to boost conversions.
  • Use Promotion Assets and Seasonality Adjustments: Implement these features to optimize bids during peak user demand periods.
  • Adopt Web to App Connect: Utilize this tool, currently in beta,  to set up deep linking, conversion tracking, and bidding for a seamless web-to-app experience.
  • Enhance iOS Campaign Measurement: Implement on-device conversion measurement and configure SKAdNetwork conversion value schema to improve reporting and optimization.

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