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Bright Yellow Adwords
anyone else seeing this?
4crests

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Msg#: 410 posted 1:54 am on Mar 11, 2003 (gmt 0)

My Adwords are bright yellow. Anyone else see this?

 

4crests

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Msg#: 410 posted 2:01 am on Mar 11, 2003 (gmt 0)

wow, that made them really stick out.

back to normal for me now, but I did get a screenshot.

leaving to go eat dinner now. will post the screenshot after dinner.

4crests

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Msg#: 410 posted 2:05 am on Mar 11, 2003 (gmt 0)

Here is the screen shot.

[members.aol.com...]

tbear

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Msg#: 410 posted 2:10 am on Mar 11, 2003 (gmt 0)

That was a quick dinner 4crests, or did that yellow put you off eating :)

vibgyor79

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Msg#: 410 posted 3:00 am on Mar 11, 2003 (gmt 0)

wow! Surely looks ugly!

daroz

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Msg#: 410 posted 3:30 am on Mar 11, 2003 (gmt 0)

Did anyone notice the large single text link at the bottom?

Where did that come from?

4crests

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Msg#: 410 posted 4:27 am on Mar 11, 2003 (gmt 0)

yeah, decided to post before I left for dinner. Just got back. Had a nice juicy Red Robin Burger (Whiskey River Burger). They are soooo good!

alpine

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Msg#: 410 posted 4:28 am on Mar 11, 2003 (gmt 0)

I think that "text link" is simply the next entry in the SERP; a cropped screen shot.

4crests

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Msg#: 410 posted 4:31 am on Mar 11, 2003 (gmt 0)

I wonder if this is a test, or what. I have on occasion gotten pink, but normally it's just the normal green, pink or blue pastel. Never seen bright yellow before. And also, it was even brighter yellow than what the screen shot shows. It darkened the yellow when I converted it into a JPEG.

I kind of liked the color, definitely more visible.

4crests

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Msg#: 410 posted 4:33 am on Mar 11, 2003 (gmt 0)

Alpine... You are correct, I didn't think I needed to grab the whole screen. The bold line was just part of the normal SERP

daroz

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Msg#: 410 posted 6:36 am on Mar 11, 2003 (gmt 0)

The bold line was just part of the normal SERP

Ok, just checking. (I didn't see that when I ran that search so...) I half wondered if Google was off charting some new terratory.

EliteWeb

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Msg#: 410 posted 8:23 am on Mar 11, 2003 (gmt 0)

Testing if brighter colors have higher clickthroughs? The screenshot shown hurt my eyes :) If they do go with alternative colors I suggest all five iMac colors :P

4crests

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Msg#: 410 posted 7:12 am on Mar 15, 2003 (gmt 0)

On an interesting note, the yellow ads look just like the one on Google's adwords login page:

https://adwords.google.com/select/?hl=en

I haven't seen the yellow ads around since the first time I saw them.

Tropical Island

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Msg#: 410 posted 3:03 pm on Mar 15, 2003 (gmt 0)

I really like it. It sure shows up better than the weak blue.
I used to sell Yellow Pages advertising many eons ago and have always liked the bright yellow for attention. These are ads afterall. I use yellow highlighting behind important features throughout our websites to give them more impact. We think it works very well.

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