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21 Random Stats and Facts about Google AdWords


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Google AdWords rules the world of online advertising. But how much do you know about, really? …

Google AdWords rules the world of online advertising. But how much do you know about, really?

Did you know:

- Google gets 95% of its revenue from advertising
- An ad in the first position gets and average click-through-rate of 7%
- For every $1 spent on Google AdWords, the average business generates $2 in revenue

Check out more random stats and facts you need to know.

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  • 1. 21 Random Stats and Facts about Google Adwords
  • 2. At least 95% of Google’s total revenue comes from advertising
  • 3. Google rakes in 33% of all online ad revenue (38.6 billion out of 117.6 billion)
  • 4. The average click-through-rate for a Google ad is 3.16%
  • 5. An ad in the first search position has an average click-through-rate of more than 7%
  • 6. Number of businesses advertising on the Google Search Network: Over 1.2 million
  • 7. Number of sites that are part of the Google Ad Display Network: Over 1 million
  • 8. YouTube (part of the Google Ad Display Network) has a monthly viewership equivalent to roughly 10 Super Bowl audiences
  • 9. A YouTube homepage Ad costs, on average, $400,000
  • 10. There are at least 300,000 mobile apps currently serving Google Mobile Ads
  • 11. Mobile phone listings work: 70% of mobile searchers call a business directly from Google Search
  • 12. 33% of all Google search clicks are generated through mobile
  • 13. Spending on PPC ads rose 12% year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2013
  • 14. The click-through-rates on Google Adwords jumped 25% in Q4 2013 vs. Q4 2012
  • 15. Between December 2012 and December 2013, there was a 27% Increase in total Adwords spend
  • 16. In 2014, 72% of Google AdWords marketers plan to increase their PPC budgets
  • 17. Online marketing, including PPC ads, is 54% successful at generating leads
  • 18. Local TV advertising (on the other hand), is 1% successful at generating leads
  • 19. Businesses make an average of $2 in revenue for every $1 they spend on AdWords.
  • 20. If there is no right-hand column, 45.5% of people can’t tell the difference between organic and paid search results.
  • 21. “Insurance” Is the most expensive AdWords keyword. It costs, on average, $54.91 Per click
  • 22. The Google Display Network serves 180 billion impressions (views) each month, equalling about 6 billion every day
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