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Super Bowl 2014 Advertisers: Did They Win the Search Game?

  |  February 7, 2014   |  Comments

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GoldieBlox

Here is their Intuit QuickBooks-sponsored GoldieBlox ad.

A search for GoldieBlox didn't reveal any PPC ads from the company. I imagine Amazon might have benefited from their ad. Of course they ranked organically for their brand name. They could have and should have changed their sitelinks to point to something Super Bowl-related, though.

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When you arrive at their homepage, there is no reference to the ad at all.

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GoDaddy

Their ad can be seen here

It seems their new management forgot the lessons of years ago. Nothing about "Building Your Dream" online on their PPC ads or their landing page. Check them out:

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And the landing page:

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There were several other losers, but you can see how losing scent kills the experience and ultimately conversions.

The Winners Are...

The winners all had their PPC ads, ad extensions, and landing pages all synced up. There were several good ones to share, but let's just pick a couple to see how it is done when it is done right.

Microsoft

Their ad was all about innovation and technology empowering people. A great message and they had a specific PPC ad for that day focused just on this message and a custom landing page to maintain continuity.

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