Anna Shirley

Anna is Associate Head of Search at UK-based digital marketing agency, Merkle | Periscopix. With 4 years' experience in the industry, she oversees strategy on a number of accounts that sit within her team. She is also actively involved in client work in an Account Director capacity, with a particular focus on B2B. With a background in languages and a previous career as a translator, she's also interested in international expansion and global strategy.

Performance Marketing

Responsive ads for the Google Display Network: 6 months in

As of January 31, AdWords advertisers will no longer be able to create or edit standard text ads for the Display Network, and Google is encouraging the adoption of responsive ads instead. Columnist Anna Shirley explains this new ad format and shares some results from her company's initial testing.