Google Places Image Ad in Search Results!

Jul 16, 2007 • 8:26 am | comments (5) by | Filed Under Google Ads (AdWords)

You thought you would never see it, an image or interactive ad on a Google search results page. But it is here, finally.

A search for jason bourne has an ad at the top of the page, with an image, that contains a "Watch the movie trailer" link.

Here is a screen capture:
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Clicking on the ad takes you to Clicking on "watch the movie trailer" shows this video embedded directly in the search results.

Marrisa Mayer of Google, did suggest this might happen in the future. But I am still very shocked.

Forum discussion at WebmasterWorld.

Postscript: Google has done something like this in the past, Danny covered it with NBC Scores Graphical Ads/Promos On Google in 2006.

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