By: Joseph Martinez

Originally Posted: 5/19/2013

Not many Paid Search Marketers might have followed Google’s I/O event last week, but there was a little bit of news that can make some of us smile.  It’s not live yet, but Google previewed the new Google Maps and one of the updates includes some AdWords love!  The new Google Maps will provide users with a personal mapping experience when searching for a topic or destination.  Once the new Google Maps is live, all ads can possibly appear below the search bar results.  The benefits of having your location extension entered is that your ad could end up appearing on the map itself.  Take that proactive step and make sure your location extensions are ready to go!