The 5 Best and Worst google Ads Recommendations

ERIN PHINNEY | October 25, 2019

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Recommendations can help us determine where to eat dinner, what movie to see, which Airbnb to book, and so much more. I always look up reviews before I do almost anything new, because I don’t want food poisoning, but mostly because I value the opinions of the experts and those who have already done it. You could assume that Google is the expert when it comes to Google Ads. So, if Google is giving you recommendations on how to improve your account you should take their suggestions, right? Not necessarily.

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