PPC Agency Sydney

digitaladvertisingWorks are a small, committed team of Google AdWords specialists in Sydney. We’ve got the abilities, dedication and expertise to improve your on-line search engine marketing efforts and radically improve your sales.

digitaladvertisingWorks is a PPC Agency in Sydney. We supply an extensive selection of Pay Per Click advertising and display options. Located right in the heart of Sydney we’re always available for meetings or just a phone call to make sure things are going OK for you.

When you choose digitaladvertisingWorks as your AdWords’ Management and PPC experts, you are getting more than a couple services. You are getting access to your dedicated Australian Team committed to your brand’s success and growth.

Our building is opposite Macquarie Place Park . The Sydney explorer bus stops just meters from our office that can also take you to attractions such as Sydney Opera House, The Rocks and State Library of NSW on Macquarie Street.

Sydney’s transport options, including ferry, bus and Circular Quay Station within close proximity of the Macquarie Place (also known as Gateway Plaza)

Unlike a lot of other AdWords specialists, digitaladvertisingWorks  will provide your business and internet advertising works and the time plus focus they should be successful in today’s competitive online environment. We’re totally clear with all of the work we do and all the efforts we assemble for you stay in your possession even when you choose to take over the direction and running of the account later on.

Now no matter who you’re or where you’re we all Google.

Here at digitaladvertisingWorks  , we make this easy by using the most sophisticated system.

36/1 Macquarie Place
Sydney NSW 2000
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Will Google’s New Adwords Home Services Ads Disrupt The Local Services Market in Australia?

Last June, Google announced at SMX that the upcoming ‘3 Pack’ would be comprised of an individual sponsored listing and a pair of organic ones. Recently, however, Google has been experimenting with an updated AdWords Express Powered product in the San Francisco Bay area, and it seems that the ‘3 Pack’ are indeed AdWords-sponsored listings. When you take a closer look at the figures, you can see why this is the case. The number of people and small businesses they want to target, such as electricians, plumbers, dog walkers, handymen, servicing a multi-billion market in America.

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Australia: A Region Ready for Disruption

Although there are several US-based players in this field (TaskRabbit, Angie’s List, HomeAdvisor, Pro.com), no singular company has achieved total domination of the marketplace. In fact, several of these organizations are financed by Google (Thumbtack)!

With that, how long before Australians can anticipate seeing a similar offering from Google? Currently, it looks like Google AdWords is fine-tuning their contribution in America. So, what can we learn from the U.S. roll-out? What will the ramifications be for local lead generation services when they begin in Australia?

Here is a screenshot of Google’s local snack pack as it currently looks in Australia.

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Something to be Mindful of

Google AdWords are not accepting any more contractors to the beta test at the moment, so those that are already listed are the last candidates being utilized for this test. Feedback regarding the success of those in the beta experiments has been noted, though.
Shafer Contracting, a Bay Area home services provider, stated that the company grew by 30% upon being seen in the home services ads. This makes the recent extension to the Sacramento area a key time for contractors who service Sacramento, as they can take part in the home services program prior to it getting filled up (like it did in San Francisco).

The most recent list of home services Google is currently experimenting with consist of:

  • Handymen
  • Plumbers
  • Home Cleaners
  • Locksmiths
  • HVAC
  • Electricians

The new home services ad is Google’s way of obtaining some of the home services market share and compete against similar service providers such as Angie’s List, Home Advisor, and Amazon Home Services.

A Possible Threat

Even though there are no signs that Google will inherently offer their product to Australia, there are existing companies to use as an alternative. Each of them are mindful that they are serving customers who are mobile, and won’t be inclined to use those platforms if they’re not worthwhile. Examples include ‘mobile marketplace’ Airtasker, where you can book someone to run errands for you, as well as Quotes by Quotify, Hipages, Oneflare, ServiceSeeking.com.au platforms committed to the home improvement field.

Oneflare’s – Quoting Android App

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(Image: Oneflare)

Until Google shows interest, local players in Australia – like Oneflare – companies can keep enjoying the advantages of being first-mover and fight hard to be the leader in an ever-changing local services market.

What to Anticipate with Google’s New Home Services Ads in Australia

The home services ads that are currently shown in America include the following elements:

  • Company name
  • Image of company owner
  • Company location
  • Ratings
  • Contact info
  • Button to Submit Request

As most Google management agencies,have seen, Google home service ads for some industries have dominated Google’s local packs. The previous local packs were taken by Google’s complementary “My Business” pages, which previously ranked organizations based on various signals.

The following cities in the San Francisco Bay Area stimulate the home service ads’ appearance at the top of organic search results.  The ads have become progressively intricate; Google has been effective in targeting particular services associated with each industry.

Alameda, CA Albany, CA Atherton, CA
Belmont, CA Belvedere, CA Berkeley, CA
Brisbane, CA Burlingame, CA Campbell, CA
Castro Valley, CA Colma, CA Cupertino, CA
Daly City, CA Dixon, CA Foster City, CA
El Cerrito, CA Emeryville, CA Fremont, CA
Hayward, CA Hercules, CA Hillsborough, CA
Los Altos, CA Los Gatos, CA Millbrae, CA
Milpitas, CA Monte Soreno, CA Mountain View, CA
Newark, CA Oakland, CA Palo Alto, CA
Piedmont, CA Redwood City, CA Richmond, CA
Ross, CA San Francisco, CA San Leandro, CA
San Lorenzo, CA San Mateo, CA Santa Clara, CA
Saratoga, CA South San Francisco, CA Stanford, CA
Sunnyvale, CA Union City, CA Woodside, CA

It also looks like those home service ads are just for desktop screens and aren’t shown on mobile search screens at the moment.


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The Local pack is being displayed in mobile search. Google is also experimenting with layouts that feature the local pack and the home services, which may be a path they could shift towards down the road.

How Is This Beneficial for Australian Service Professionals?

U.S based service professionals should make use of this new service. Jumping the bandwagon for Australians ahead of time will allow locals service providers to acquire experience with the platform early, and possibly land a good spot with positive reviews and an understanding of how the system operates.
When the service gets popular, it will be more costly and difficult to land clients at an affordable rate, as competition will raise prices. By that time, local tradesman will want to be ahead of the competition by being a verified business with an abundance of reviews under their belt.


The Google Home Service advertisements are a fascinating experiment by the search engine. To consumers, they offer credibility by locating quality and reliable home service contractors. Subsequently, those in the home improvement field get a chance to use Google Ads in a pay-per-lead model.

That said, it will become more difficult for professionals to gain entry to the program and remain there, as harder screening procedures and high service standards will be utilized to obtain positive reviews. Keep your eye how the test goes in California, and if Google will make modifications to the rest of the globe, including the Australian market.

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Google’s PPC Shift: How Ads for “Highly Commercial Queries” Impact Organic Results

Digital Marketing is never boring. And we can be one dramatic bunch when Google makes a big algorithm or layout change. From Penguin & Panda to Mobilegeddon & RankBrain, we have been convinced that the end of SEO is near for years.

Let’s re-wind to earlier this year:

In February 2016, Google announced that they would cease to display ads on the right hand side of the SERPs to make room for Product Listing Ads and ads in the Knowledge Panel. And in lieu of the right handed ads, we now have ads at both the top and the bottom of the SERPs. This creates a similar vertical experience found on mobile devices and is a trend that most likely will continue as Google pushes for a more consistent experience across all devices.

This image illustrates the changes we are describing:

Sydney local-ad-results-ppc

While on the surface, this isn’t very worrisome, we SEO’s focus on delivering organic traffic for our clients and need to be attuned to any potential consequences. Now that the update happened a few months ago, we can assess the full impact.

# of Ads in Your Results Queries

Interestingly, our time wading through the SERPs have, indeed, yielded some insights on the situation. Google itself has mentioned that Highly Commercial Queries will have more ads at the top and they reflect an intent to purchase on the part of the user.

But what does that mean as online marketers? Is there a rule of thumb as to how Google will categorise the keywords that you have targeted or may choose to target in the near-future?

Lucky for you, we have a little exercise we’ve conducted to find a correlation between # of Ads appearing at the top of our SERP and data that Google provides in their Free Keyword Planner.

We had an inkling that Highly Commercial Queries would be have common elements such as: Higher Suggested CPC Bid Price, a Higher Competitiveness Score or Average Monthly Search Volume. We counted the number of ads appearing at the top of the page and found a relationship between the number of ads displayed on the SERP layout and the Competitiveness of the Keyword in Google Keyword Planner.

Before we began, we found this article which mentioned “buzz” words may indicate that a searcher’s intent is purchase-focused. These “buzz” words are: free, download, buy, coupon, discount, deal, shipping, review, best, cheap, affordable or the mention of a specific brand. Armed with a new set of purchasing “buzz” words, we waded into the Keyword Planner and the SERPs.


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There was no significant relationship between Monthly Search Volume and Competitiveness. Which tells us, regardless of the number of searches a keyword may have, it will not automatically drive up the competitiveness of the keyword.

We found a slight relationship between the Suggested Bid Price in Google Keyword Planner and the Competitiveness of the Keyword. This makes sense, because there is more demand for a Highly Competitive Keyword and it drives the price of the bid up.
Remember those “buzz” words that indicated to Google that our searcher was intent on purchasing? Those keywords which contained words like buy, coupon and shipping were found to increase the competitiveness 50%.


On the matter of “buzz” keywords, our search terms with “buzz” keywords contained Product Listing ads in addition to Paid Advertising Results 39% of the time, versus only 15% of the time for our general search terms. Essentially these “buzz” words created a SERP layout result that had a higher number of ads, as well as generating a Product Ad Listing more than twice as often.
Another fascinating find, was that any mention of a Major Metropolitan City in the keyword would create a local pack, which is great for local businesses. But it would frequently produce 4 Paid Ads, despite having lower competition values. This created a confounding effect on the number of ads versus the competition values, and were omitted for the sake of this study. Again, this is sensible, given that there will be more Paid Marketers bidding on those keywords, without the whole internet driving the Competitiveness up.

Take Away:

There are many implications to this data, whether you are a small business owner or an Organic Search Specialist. Yes, it appears that Google is giving PPC more precedence but when the rules change, smart marketers can adapt.


“Buzz” words such as: Buy, Free, Discount, Download and Review increase the competition score by 50%. This stark revelation is bound to have an impact on keyword research because we do not want to be buried under paid advertisers and Product Listing Ads. If you’d like to target those terms, be aware that you will be competing with many Paid Ads at the top of the page.
Keywords with mentions of Metropolitan areas, produce a higher number of paid ads. If you are prepared to use Metropolitan Descriptors, be aware that there will be more ads, face a higher bidding price and your Organic results will be further down the page.
So, on average, the more Competitive your keyword is, the more likely it is that a higher number Paid Advertisers will be above your Organic Results. Using the Keyword Planner tool can provide quick at-a-glance insight to the terms you are targeting. We’d also recommend checking out Moz’s new Keyword Explorer, there’s some great take-aways from there SERP analysis.
A great way to the top of the page for brick and mortar businesses is the Local Pack. If you have your local citations created and have been working diligently to get links from related businesses in your immediate area, the local pack is a huge benefit in your Organic SERPs position.
Similarly, to the Local Pack, Knowledge Boxes are just below the Paid Ads. So if you can provide an answer to questions that searchers are posing to the engine- do it and show the community just how bright you are!


If you haven’t gotten into PPC, now is the time. This shift in focus places a higher precedence on Paid Ads and now there is more real estate to advertise on the first page.

We love it when the data speaks to us like this and, well, it’s because it’s what we do. If you have questions on this study, getting included in Knowledge Boxes, Local Packs or want to take a dive into Organic Search with us, please contact us today.

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