AdWords is Google's pay-per-click (PPC) contextual advertising advertising network, offering cost-per-click (CPC), cost-per-thousand (CPM) advertising, and site-targeted advertising for text, banner, and rich-media ads.

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How does dynamic content replacement affect PPC quality score?

I'm looking to write a script that dynamically replaces elements of my page with content related to the keyword that resulted in a PPC click. For example, visiting the landing page after searching on ...
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How to autopause Google Adwords if server is down?

Should I write my own monitoring script and use Adwords API to pause the campaigns if my server is down, or there is a simple way to do it? I don't want to use 3rd party software, because the task ...
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Google Adwords campaign is not receiving any traffic at all, despite raising my bid

I have two sets of ads, one for search and one for display network only. The search ads have had 2 impressions, no clicks, the daily budget is £15 and there are 94 keywords targeted, 75 are those ...
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Is there a way to access the AdWords API for free?

Is there a current way to access the AdWords API and get average monthly searches per keyword search?
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Google Adwords - how to specify AND and OR in Keyword

There are many ways to define keywords for a campaign. However is there a way to make ORs? While searching in google it would like '"keyword (ketwordOr1|keywordOr2)"'. That would return results such ...
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Google PPC hugely different cost estimates

I am new to Adwords, and have set up my first campaign. With the keyword planning tool, it suggests that for a bidding price of ZAR 0.14 (about USD 0.01) I can get 70 clicks a day for the keywords ...
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Can I advertise in Google AdWords with multiple places to click in an ad with different actions?

I want to create a graphical Ad for my website that has more than one button or a multiple choice question. It possible to run such an ad in the Google AdWords content network? If so, how do I ...
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Can I split a $50 coupon from Google Adwords across multiple campaigns?

I'm receiving free coupons for Google Adwords Can I split the $50 into $10 for each website running campaigns? Is this possible?
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How to track in Google Analytics registrations coming from Google AdWords ads?

I created a campaign in Google AdWords and some ads in it and gave them URLs like mydomain.tld/registration/?utm_campaign=mycampaing&ad=x ...
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anonymous.google as a site name placement in Google AdWords?

We started a campaign on Google AdWord's content network. Using Value Track, they let you use {placement} in your ad URL so that the name of the site where your ad appears is passed as a URL ...
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Can AdWords ValueTrack parameters be nested?

Google provides ValueTrack as a mechanism for adding dynamic parameters to your advertising URLs. I have successfully used it for tracking clicks from their search network and content network in ...
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Getting the keyword as a parameter from Adwords using ValueTrack

I set up an AdWords campaign for website following the instructions for Google AdWords ValueTrack. One of the things that it is supposed to be able to do is pass the keyword as a URL parameter using ...
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Get exact time of each click - AdWords

I have an AdWords campaign running and want to get a list with all clicks and the exact time the click occured. And I want to do this without having a tracking code on my homepage. So it needs to be ...
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What are “search volume trends” in AdWords?

There was a change in Google Keyword Planner that added a "search volume trends" graph. How is it calculated? The keyword "keyword1" has 800 average monthly searches while the search volume trends ...
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Adwords - Ad disapproved - Invalid HTTP Response Code

I created a new Adwords campaign but it's getting rejected because of the reason: [Destination URL] Invalid HTTP Response Code I used fiddler2 to see what could be up with the response codes but ...
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How do I track where a conversion 'came from'?

I want to advertise on Google Adwords AND Linked-In. However I want to know which is more successful at getting a conversion. I'm not really sure how to set things up so that I can do this? I have ...
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How can I manage multiple AdWords accounts using the same login?

This is the situation. I have an AdWords account which I use with my own email address. My girlfriend has another which she uses with her email address. However I am managing her ads for her so I want ...
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Referrals from googleads.g.doubleclick.net . I don't have adwords running

I am seeing referrals from googleads.g.doubleclick.net in Google Analytics reports off late. They are very sparse but it's there. I am confused as I understand this may be referral from AdWords but I ...
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Analytics and AdWords setup for agency

How would you recommend to setup Google Analytics and (or) AdWords for an marketing agency managing multiple websites, assuming that: I need access to all of the sites I'd like to manage all of the ...
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Import Analytics goals and Ecommerce transactions directly into AdWords account

I have a Magento-ecommerce site. Recently I migrated to Universal Analytics from Google Analytics. In Uiversal Analytics, I have tracked transaction data. It's tracking fine. I have linked Analytics ...
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Why my ads do not show up on Google?

My friend bid for "catalog carrefour". If I search for "catalog carrefour" on Google, I would expect some ads showing up on top. It didn't. My ads doesn't show up. Even though Google AdWords say my ...
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AdWords test with two different agencies - can I track their results without them being aware of each other

I am currently going through a process of testing two AdWords PPC providers at the same time from two separate AdWords accounts. However they will require access to my GA account for linking and ...
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How to link another user's Adwords account to Google Analytics?

I have many websites in my Google Analytics. For one of the websites, I have an advertisement manager whose Google account has access to analytics data. Our advertisement manager has made ad campaigns ...
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How to setup Google Analytics goal for 2 pages without duplicate results?

I have 2 pages for contact in a website. Without getting into details, there's a reason for this and these are not duplicate pages. I would like to combine the results from both without duplicates, ...
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Managing multiple Adwords accounts from one Google account

I have a Gmail account linked to numerous Analytics accounts, and a couple of Adwords accounts - that is, I can track stats from a dozen or so sites, and have administration rights for a couple of ...
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AdWords: how to optimize for only one or two conversion types?

I've checked: "Use my conversion tracking data and bids to optimize for conversions". I have 3 conversion types, but one of these is not relevant in terms of the optimization. How do I get AdWords ...
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Google AdWords vouchers - can I use several of them?

I have a website for example www.site.com, I got also a Google AdWords account, and I got some vouchers from many of my friends around the world. Now I'm wondering if I can use all these vouchers to ...
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Google Analytics not tracking e-commerce events from AdWords

I have problems tracking e-commerce events from AdWords. The problem is that we can see the events in AdWords but we can't see them in Google Analytics. The rest of the events that come from the same ...
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Discrepancies between visits recorded in analytics and clicks reported in AdWords

According to analytics, there were only 730 visits on the page. According to AdWords, there were about 1200 clicks on the ad. How can I track what is going on? Shouldn't I have the same number of ...
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Adwords traffic showing up in Analytics as organic traffic, not paid?

I've got Adsense ads running driving PPC traffic to my site. When I go into Google Analytics under the tab Traffic Sources > Search > Organic, I get all the search terms people have come through for. ...
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AdWords: unauthorised use of trademark in keywords

I recently identified 2 companies who are actively targeting ads through Google AdWords using our trademark (registered in the UK). I filed a complaint with Google, although they are not willing to ...
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Google AdWords claiming my site has an “existing compromise that prevents referrer URLs from successfully visiting the site through an ad”

Here's the email I just received from Google about why they won't turn on my AdWords account after my hosting provider had DNS issues which caused AdWords to believe the site was compromised by ...
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How to determine the amount to spend per phrase on Adwords research?

My company would like to start a PPC advertising campaign. Whilst I understand the concept and how to set everything up from a technical point of view, this is something I've never done before. ...
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Basic tracking of conversion from Adwords using referrer, is it possible? (both Ads in SERP and in Content Network)

Reading in AdWords Help it seems the only way to track clicks to my site from AdWords is to use the Google code snippet. If I don't want to use such snippet, and simply track the referrer, can we say ...
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Adwords traffic shows as 'not set' in Google Analytics

In Google Analytics if I go to Traffic sources > Search > Paid all I get is "not set". Instead of the usual list of keywords that people have used to find the ad, this makes it really difficult to ...
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Disabling well perfoming organic keywords in AdWords

One of the best performing keywords on my clients AdSense also returns them at the top of the organic rankings. Is it good practice to disable this keyword in Google AdWords and allow the organic ...
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How to structure my AdWords campaign for testing and different groups of keywords?

I am starting an AdWords campaigns and I will measure conversion rates using the AdWords conversion tracking pixel. Conversion might be account creation or a concrete sale. As it will be a test ...
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Does AdWords have search volume for advanced operators like minus?

I am seeing some weird words in the keyword planner like the following: lingerie -ebay with lots of search volume. In search that would mean "show me results for lingerie but exclude ebay". However ...
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how do I enter multiple keywords and phrase in google adwords

As an example, how would I enter the following key words in google adwords/keywords tab: Best guaranteed "jump rope" -free For example, I would want to get any googler who entered anything similar to ...
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Google Shows my website title and links in other website's adwords

Today while searching my domain name in google search i found the first link is google adwords link with my website title and link as subdomain. Eg .I searched mydomain.com in google search ...
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Problem with choices.truste.com/ca

When I was reviewing my own website I keep getting a message Do you want to open or save ca.js from http://choices.truste.com/ca I have tried to ban adverts from this domain, but worrying message ...
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Why won't google adwords spend my entire budget

I have a campaign on ad words. It's a "Test" area.. i give it $50 a day. One of the ad groups there was doing well with a 600% return. I moved it over to it's own campaign and gave it a budget of $500 ...
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Google AdWords have flagged my site as containing malware

However, there Webmaster Tools does not - and never has. And we have never had a message via Webmaster Tools or Analytics that we have malware. To quote Google: [The Malware Team] have looked at ...
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How to create custom flash advertisment in Google?

Can we create custom flash advertisement for Google ad-sense? like yahoo does? I tried on my adwords account but there is no way except followings, 1) Upload custom image advertisement. 2) Update ...
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Should I enter only effective keywords into AdWords?

Keyword research tools like Keyword Planner seem to fulfill two basic functions: Generate a list of possible keywords Provide estimates (CPC, traffic, ...) to whittle down this list to the most ...
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Sudden “organic” traffic growing after AdWords campaign starting

The situation: My site had no organic traffic from Google. It has some referral traffic. After I have launched adwords, my "organic" traffic increased, but not "paid" and no money has been spent in ...
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Can I bid on AdWords Keyword Tool with no competition?

I am very new to PPC, and I want to advertise a product. The problem is, the relevant keywords I find are very low traffic (~100/mo) and have no competition at all, and not even CPC estimate, or maybe ...
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When buying traffic through Adwords, shouldn't I see an equivalent number of Adsense impressions?

Imagine if I purchase from Google 100 leads to my site through AdWords. I would expect my AdSense pageviews to be at least 100, so the ratio to be at least 1. Why is it that I get a 0.95, 0.97, ...
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How can I match size information in an AdWords query?

I want to create keywords containing a size. eg. rugs 90 x 60 rugs 180 x 120 rugs 400 x 300 It seems this is possible as Amazon actually shows ads like this for such a query. They also insert it ...
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Google AdWords Tool showing 0 visitors for a keyword but Google Instant Results showing it. How?

I tried to Google ‘How to choose best moving company’ but the Google Instant Results showed it automatically in the search box which means that the particular question has been asked by many users ...