Matt Lawson

Matt Lawson is Vice President of Ads Marketing for Google, responsible for a broad portfolio of ads products including search, shopping, display, and analytics.

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Should You Be Bidding On Your Brand Terms For Your Search Ads?

While many advertisers have bought into the idea of bidding on search terms that include their brand name, there are still plenty of smart people that question the incrementality of such a practice. We’ve questioned it ourselves, most recently in a 2012 study. That study looked at incremental clicks in instances where you’re already appearing […]

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A Defense Of Broad Match For SEM

“A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte” by Georges Seurat is a renowned work of art that currently sits in the Art Institute of Chicago. You’ve probably seen it at some point or another. It’s known for its size (almost seven feet tall and over ten feet wide) and its style (pointillism). […]