A Google AdWords ad can be an extremely effective strategy for getting targeted, local traffic to your attorney website. But writing the ad itself can be a challenge, especially if you are not familiar with the limitations and requirements set by Google. Here are the current rules for writing a Google AdWords ad:
- The headline of your ad can be a maximum of 25 characters, including spaces.
- The first and second description lines of your ad can be a maximum of 35 characters, including spaces.
- The display URL (the fourth and final line of your ad) may be 35 characters, though long URLs may be shortened using services like TinyURL and bitly.
- The display URL cannot be replaced with a third line of description.
- Your second line of description is not allowed to lead in to your URL.
- Your text cannot appear to be cut off or interrupted.
- Your website should be relevant to the keywords your ad is based upon.
- Ads cannot mimic email inbox subject lines.
- Ads cannot contain a call to action, such as “click here.”
- Ads cannot contain excessively bad spelling and grammar.
Do you need assistance with your Google AdWords copy, or do you want to learn how a Google AdWords campaign could help your attorney website? Contact Foster Web Marketing today at 888.886.0939.