As one of the world’s most popular search engine and advertising partner, everything that Google does will undoubtedly affect billions of advertisers and marketers worldwide. Google has been carrying out tests on the four AdWords ads placements since 2006 and recently stepped up these tests in late 2015.
Earlier this year, Google officially decided to make these four ads above the organic search results live, while removing the right-side ads. Therefore, in the new configuration, ads will be shown only on the top and bottom of the search result. This move was a very significant news for many, especially for advertisers who no longer see their ads on the first page. This update by Google also changes the whole AdWords bidding landscape.