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The Ugly Ad Thread

     
8:22 pm on Sep 1, 2014 (gmt 0)

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Let's start an official thread for fugly a** ad experiments we run across. Try to include a screenshot for rustybrick.

This bad boy showed up shoved into a 300x250 spot on one of my sites this afternoon. On what planet does THIS look like something someone would want to click on?

(The Sponsored part is my own doing)

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8:43 pm on Sept 1, 2014 (gmt 0)

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Here's one from February. Don't know who approves designs like these. Makes you wonder.
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9:57 pm on Sept 1, 2014 (gmt 0)

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netmeg was getting those last week. Horrible. I think they are non Enhanced text ads. Sometimes they show up even if you have Enhanced ads turned on.
10:10 pm on Sept 1, 2014 (gmt 0)

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I've seen both of those lately, and they are terrible. Yet my CTR stays constant so someone is clicking on them.
2:38 am on Sept 4, 2014 (gmt 0)

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Not an ugly format per se, but an ugly ad. This company should fire their PPC manager.

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3:17 am on Sept 4, 2014 (gmt 0)

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Not an ugly format per se, but an ugly ad.

I wonder what the CTR is on an ad like that?

I imagine curiosity leads to a few clicks.
3:29 am on Sept 4, 2014 (gmt 0)

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but an ugly ad


That ad makes me laugh. Looks like something I would do.
12:26 pm on Sept 4, 2014 (gmt 0)

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I did not click on it, but I sent the screenshot to the company via twitter and suggested they have a talk with their PPC Manager.