Google Ads Benchmarks 2023

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It’s no secret that search advertisements are one of the most efficient ways to market your brand online. Pay-per-click (PPC) advertising, when properly optimized, returns $2 for every $1 spent—a 200% ROI on average.

But how can you know if your search campaigns are being used to their maximum potential? When you put money into advertising, you need to be confident that your efforts are operating at a rate that is profitable for your company.

We analyzed 17,253 US-based search advertising campaigns running between April 1, 2022, and March 31, 2023, to create in-depth search advertising benchmarks for 23 industries. These search ad benchmarks are primarily Google Ads based, but they do account for Microsoft Ads as well since the data is about 80% from the former and 20% the latter.

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Struggling with frequent Facebook ad account bans?

Feel like smashing your laptop after seeing your ads are STILL stuck in review just before a big revenue day? 

If you’re running Facebook ads, chances are you’re going to get randomly restricted or banned (if you haven’t been already)! 

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