Google Rolls Out Ad Frequency Targeting For YouTube Campaigns


With the rollout of goal frequency, Google is giving advertisers extra management over the variety of instances folks see their adverts on YouTube.

Beforehand, controlling advert frequency on YouTube was solely doable when operating related TV campaigns in Google Show & Video 360.

Now, the goal frequency functionality is globally accessible for all advertisers operating YouTube campaigns.

In a weblog submit, Google explains how goal frequency may also help advertisers attain their targets with out annoying viewers with too many adverts:

“This may assist advertisers optimize in direction of extra exact attain and frequency, whereas making certain that we proceed to supply an acceptable promoting expertise for viewers. Goal frequency permits advertisers to pick out a frequency objective of as much as 4 per week and our programs will optimize in direction of most distinctive attain at that desired frequency.”

Enhance Advert Frequency With out Disrupting ROI

There’s all the time a threat of diminishing returns when repeatedly exhibiting folks the identical advert.

Finally, you’ll attain some extent the place viewers tune out, and the added impressions drive fewer gross sales.

Google acknowledges that seeing the identical advert is irritating for viewers and wasteful for advertisers.

A Google-commissioned examine finds that TV advertisers’ ROI decreases by 41% when the frequency exceeds 6+ weekly impressions, representing 46% of TV impressions served.

That’s practically half of impressions wasted, Google says:

“Nearly half of the linear TV impressions in our examine had been thought-about waste however the identical examine from Nielsen exhibits that manufacturers can improve their common weekly frequency from one to 3 on YouTube with a constant ROI.

It is a enormous alternative for entrepreneurs to maximise their influence throughout the identical set of individuals they’re already reaching at present.”

With goal frequency, Google goals to assist advertisers improve impressions with out negatively impacting ROI.

Advertisers can choose the frequency goal, and Google will optimize towards most distinctive attain on the frequency objective.

In testing, Google says over 95% of goal frequency campaigns on YouTube achieved their frequency targets when arrange following beneficial finest practices.


Goal frequency is accessible worldwide to all Google Advertisements advertisers.

To start out utilizing a frequency-optimized marketing campaign, create a brand new video attain marketing campaign with the objective set to focus on frequency, after which choose the specified weekly frequency.

Supply: Google
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