Google Tests Black Friday PPC Ad in the U.S.

 
Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone in such a whirlwind many of us are still recouping from the shopping fury. But did any of you notice Google’s been testing a special Black Friday AdWords ad format in the US?
 
The ad below is an example of this new Black Friday Paid Search ad. The ad allows you to add specific Black Friday and Cyber Monday attributes to your ad text. These attributes are displayed as an extra line on the ads.
 

Google Black Friday PPC Addition

 

*Text in image has been made bold to emphasise change to ad.

 
The theory is that by calling attention to specific Black Friday or Cyber Monday special offers the CTR will increase. With a greater CTR we would hope to see an increase in the conversion rate as well.
 
Right now we have more questions than answers about this new product. Only time will tell how affective this extra line of text was.