Google Ads Accelerated Budget Delivery Method Being Removed

On August 19, 2019, Google Ads announced somewhat under-the-radar that Accelerated delivery will no-longer be available for search campaigns, shopping campaigns and shared budgets.


  1. Search, Shopping and shared budgets will no-longer be able to use accelerated delivery by October 1, 2019.
  2. For now, display and video campaigns are not effective by this news.
  3. Starting Sept. 17, 2019, choosing Accelerated delivery will no-longer be an option; the only option will be “Standard Delivery“.
  4. Campaigns using accelerated delivery will be switched to standard delivery by October 1, 2019.

I’d like to unpack Google’s announcement to shed light on how weak Google’s reasons are for removing accelerated delivery. In-fact, their reasons given have little to do with accelerated delivery and more to do with illogical campaign management. Google wants you to just accept their propaganda as truth and not question their reasoning.

You might as well… you have no choice anyways.

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YouTube Ads Course

What is YouTube Ads?


Find a YouTube Ads course taught by an experienced YouTube Advertising thought leader. If you scroll down this page, you will find some potentially good YouTube Ads courses to consider.

My advice when looking for a YouTube advertising course is to find an instructor that is:

  • responsive (not MIA)
  • can answer difficult YouTube Ads questions
  • has proven track record and deep expertise managing real YouTube Ads campaigns
  • is willing to go that extra mile for you, but not do it for you (unless you hire them)

YouTube Advertising isn’t easy. A course can give you the roadmap but it’s up to you to put in the work, keep going when things get tough, and be a creative problem-solver until you succeed.

YouTube Advertising – Which Course?

So, you’re looking for a YouTube Ads course that will teach you how to be successful with YouTube Advertising.

Successful usually means you want to use video advertising to generate more sales, leads, awareness or subscribers for your clients, business or YouTube channel.

But before you start your amazing YouTube advertising journey, let me give you some tough love…

Most people initially interested in learning YouTube Advertising will quickly get discouraged when they realize the amount of work, skills and determination that is required.

That’s why, if you’re serious about learning YouTube Advertising from a course, there are some key things you should really look for in a course before buying.

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Keyword Grouper – Keyword Grouping Software

Keyword Grouper Software

Keyword Grouper is now available on!

What is Keyword Grouper?

Keyword Grouper is downloadable keyword grouping software for Windows operating systems that helps you automatically group keywords into common themes quickly and easily.

The software has keyword grouping tools that give you the flexibility and control to decide how granular or broadly you want to group your keywords. It’s easy to quickly change between a broad keyword grouping strategy and a granular keyword grouping strategy by changing the program’s minimum number of keywords per ad group threshold.

If you’re looking for a tool to group keywords – without a burdensome monthly fee – pick up Keyword Grouper for the one-time cost right now complete with training that shows you how to use the software.

It doesn’t matter if you’re a seasoned paid search professional, or an absolute beginner. Keyword Grouper is easy to use regardless of your background or prior experience.

Used by over 700+ customers since 2013!

And yes, even though it’s been around for a while, it’s still a very relevant and useful tool for grouping keywords.

Here’s how it works.

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YouTube Ads Tutorial 2019

Learn YouTube Advertising in ONE video by watching me create Google Ads video campaigns from start-to-finish. In this video, we’ll go over what YouTube Ads is, how to get started, video production, Google Ads video campaign setup, we’ll launch actual campaigns, and finally, see the results of this two-day experiment.

If you’d like to watch it on YouTube, see my YouTube Ads Tutorial on YouTube.

Current YouTube Ads Tutorials – there’s not many – show you how to setup a Google Ads video campaign. In my opinion, setting up a video campaign is NOT an adequate YouTube Ads tutorial.

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Free YouTube Ads Crash Course

30-minute YouTube Ads crash course

I recently created a YouTube Ads crash-course on CourseNode. It will help anyone that wants to get a high-level overview of YouTube Ads BEFORE getting bogged down by the details.

In other words, this crash-course gives you a 10,000 foot overview of YouTube Ads so you can decide if it’s right for you. If you work at a digital marketing agency, this 30-minute training will be pretty valuable since it provides you with an actionable, step-by-step roadmap.

You will find a YouTube Advertising checklist PDF that you can download and use while you work through the process of planning and executing your YouTube Ads strategy for your business or clients.

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Google Ads Video Ad Sequence Campaigns for YouTube Ads

Ad sequencing for video campaigns

In this post, we cover:

What is video ad sequencing?

  • Video ad sequencing is a campaign “subtype” that allows you to show a series of videos in a specific order that you define, to an audience.
  • Here’s another definition. With video ad sequencing, you can tell your product or brand story by showing people a series of videos in the order that you define. You can use a video ad sequence campaign to build interest, reinforce a message, or create a unifying theme.

How does video ad sequencing work?

  • An ad sequence campaign is made up of a series of “steps”. Each step can be thought of as an ad group within the campaign. Each step has one video associated to it.
  • When your ad sequence campaign is live, people will see the first step in the sequence.
  • After a person sees the first step, they are eligible to see the second step, and so on until the person makes it all the way through the ad sequence.

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