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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Using google analytics goals to optimise goals in adwords

We have set up goals in analytics to do with time on site, we also have an adwords campaign running, i noticed in adwords you can set up a conversion in adwords. But this only works by putting code ...
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Updating adwords account after change of address / url

We've recently changed our url for our site, we've set up 301 redirects from the old pages to the new ones and updated google webmaster tools. Adwords does not allow you to run ads to one site and ...
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AdWords Keyword Insertion in Destination URLs

I cannot for the life of me get keyword insertion in my destination URLs to work. I want to have the keyword appear in the destination URL. I've tried turning off autotagging, and have tried all of ...
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how google ads refer to dynamic content?

I have mobile app / site and I want to use google ads with method PPM (pay per impression) I am changing the page content programmatically with java script . so if the user navigate to new page I ...
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I can see traffic coming from google ads, even though I don't have any google ads running, how is that possible?

I can see "googleads.g.doubleclick.net/pagead/ads...." as a referrer on my website. However I am not running any google ads. So how am I getting the traffic? Here's the complete URL ...
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How to Track Visitors Comming from Adwords and Disable form fields that is not on landing page

There is a lead form on my website where we track from which source visitors have arrived. I wanted to disable the drop down and auto populate it with predefined data if the visitor is from adwords. ...
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Adwords: is it possible to automatically copy changes in one campaign to other campaigns?

Is it possible to have identical campaigns except for one thing, and whenever changes are made to one campaign, the same changes are automatically made to others? I want to have identical campaigns ...
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Google analytics/adwords account and leaking of private data

I am frequently asked to log into clients google analytics and adwords accounts. If I forget to log out before visiting other google properties (google search, youtube etc), this leaves tracks of my ...
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Can I improve my AdWords quality scores with better landing pages?

I noticed that I have some keywords in my AdWords that are totally applicable to my site but the quality score of the keyword is 4 or 5. I'd like to get it up higher by creating custom versions of my ...
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Does Google AdWords care about duplicate content?

Our site offers several families of products, all of which have a common set of configurations. For simplicity's sake, we'll say we offer products A, B and C, each with configurations 1, 2 and 3 ...
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linking Google AdWords account to Google Analytics account

I have a Google Analytics account that has two profiles, one for www.ayrshireminis.com and one for www.crmpicco.co.uk. I have a Google AdWords account that I would like to link to my Google Analytics ...
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Best free blogging site that allows AdSense and other advertising? [closed]

I'm looking to start my own blog. Under the incredibly vain assumption that anyone cares what I think, I'd like to put up some ads to fund my, um, habits, yeah. I don't want to have to pay anything, ...
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Adwords: Is there a drawback to setting a really high max CPC to learn what works faster?

I'm toying with increasing my max CPC really high on all my keywords so ensure my ad gets shown in the top spot on page one in order to draw more clicks. I think this will be a good way to quickly ...
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How to extract AdWords keywords from incoming traffic?

I have a landing page in which I need to understand what keywords are coming in from AdWords and then display some information based on this. I am not certain, but I don't believe that this ...
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Will Google harm my ad's rating if my display URL in adwords does not exist?

I have a service in a very big city, and to make my ads stand out, I display the name of the neighborhood in the display URL, although the actual URL is always the same page with my services for any ...
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Display only visits referred from a Google Adwords campain

I want to only display visits to my site which were sent by my Google Adwords campain preferably in the Visitors overview page. I've tried filtering with 'Advanced Segments' but when I select "Paid ...
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Tracking untagged adwords visits in Google Analytics

In the event an AdWords campaign doesn't tag its ads, is there any way to identify the traffic (I know I won't get the low-level type of reporting available through properly tagged campaigns, I just ...
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Is AdWords ad blocked from top spots of SERPs until it is reviewed?

I have an AdWords ad and a keyword with a Quality Score of 10. Inferring from CPC from actual clicks, max CPC is set way beyond that of the third advertiser from the SERP for this keyword (there are ...
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Malicious & nonbeneficial IP address blocks (subnets) for AdWords blocking

I'm looking for a list or lists of address blocks / subnets of potentially malicious or unfruitful / known botnets or Google scrapers. The purpose of this is to help to eliminate bot clicks / scrapes ...
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What is the the maximum time for a user to return to Google for the visit to be flagged up as a bounce in GA?

I know that Google measures bounce rates by how fast a user returns to the results page after clicking-through to a website. Roughly what is the maximum duration of the visit for the user to then ...
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Approx 52% of Google SERP clicks goes to slots 1-10, but where do the other 48% go?

I have been pouring over some various figures whilst putting together CTR / cost / earning calculations for ad runs I'm about to start, however I've been missing some, of what I think are, key base ...
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What is a good click through rate (CTR)

I'm new to adwords and I'm trying to figure out what a good click through rate on my ads would be. Does anyone have any guidelines?
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Can Adwords be cancelled by Google because of improper IE6 site rendering

A client just got a notice from Google saying that their Adwords campaign has been put on hold because the site is: Improperly rendering or Under construction or Needs a special program to run Now ...
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How to save money on AdWords?

Currently I am spending quite a lot on Google AdWord for search campaign, I am looking at methods to save money while maintaining the clicks. I have tried to switch from automatic pricing to manual ...
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I want to view google page sponsored ads (next to search result section) from another country. I am from india

I want to view google page sponsored ads (next to search result section) from another country. I am from india. I am currently getting ads related to my geograhical region thats India.
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Analytics - how to tell where converted traffic came from?

I must be missing something obvious. I have Analytics set up with conversion tracking (goals), and I had 4 customers complete the goals yesterday. I'm trying to find out where those 4 customers came ...
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Google Adwords: What is the difference between automatic pricing and manual pricing?

Do you use the Google adWord automatic pricing (provide the upper limit you would like to spend), or do you manually adjust and set the the bid price = first page bid min. price? According to Google, ...
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Convert Adsense earnings into Adwords

Does anybody know how to convert Adsense earnings into Adwords? Basically, with placing Adsense banners on website, webmaster collects some "potential", or lets say - "active", but its automatically ...
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Any advantage to the script version of Google Adwords' conversion tracking code?

Google Adword has an HTML snippet to track conversions: <script type="text/javascript"> /* <![CDATA[ */ var google_conversion_id = 12345; var google_conversion_language = "en"; var ...
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If I want to start an adwords campaign which should I setup first?

It seems to me that there are four topics within this vein: Website SEO Google Tools for Webmasters Google Adwords Google Analytics From what I read in Google Adwords: A Brave New World it sounded ...
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How does Google's Traffic Estimator calculate the “Estimated Avg. CPC”?

I use Google's Traffic Estimator to calculate the Estimated Average Cost Per Click. I use the following filters: Locations: Australia Languages: English and the following phrase air conditioner ...
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Google Adwords - Conversion lag time

In google adwords I notice that there is a delay of at least two days before conversions are reported, but the rest of the data (clicks, cost, ctr, etc) shows up almost real-time. Is there any ...
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In Analytics, can I see page view stats broken down by AdWord ad-network websites?

In AdWords, under 'Campaigns->Networks' tab I can see which sites on the Ad-Network generated clicks. I've got auto-tagging enabled. I want to find a report in Analytics that breaks down each of ...
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Update Google Adwords/Analytics goal path and conversion values outside of client's browser

I guess my question is sort of a two parter... Is it possible to capture a Google Analytics visitors id? (not their traditional Google account id) I'm assuming the Google Analytics script gives ...
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Google Adwords and MCC account issue

I have a Google account for ages and I used it for Adwords. But Now I have to logout and log back in with a different account for another Adwords campaign group so my personal account has a canceled ...
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jwplayer: fire google adword or analytic conversion?

how would you track someone playing a flash video on your website using google adwords/analytics conversion? The purpose is to be notified when a visitor views the flash video, and when the visitor ...
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Getting IP/WHOIS information from users clicking ads in Google AdWords?

I am running a Google AdWords campaign and am wondering if I can get any information from the people who click my ads? I already collect statistics on the website, but I get no referer information ...
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Is there any Google Adsense revenue if a visitor rolls over (hovers) on an ad unit?

I have noticed an increase in interactive flash animations especilly on 300px wide adsense ads. Many of them ask the visitor to rollover to either reveal what the ad is about, show a clip, etc. So I ...
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Is there any way to determine who placed an AdWords ad?

I was in the process of discussing with a client using adwords for their next step of promotion and no-one at the company was aware of the system, and certainly hadn't created any adwords campaigns, ...
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Monitor offline adwords conversions

I'm trying to evaluate the usefulness of Google Adwords for a friend's site. I'm trying to count the number of sales per month, and see how many have found her page because of the Adwords campaign. ...
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Google Adwords for Unicode Site

We are running an eLearning site. The site is on unicode font (Sinhala language). We are planning to put Google Adwords image/banner ad to promote our site. One of my friends said that we cannot put ...
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Google adwords API - credit card safety question

Google is asking me to fax credit card xerox in order to activate adwords API in MCC. 1) Are there alternatives to this - is there a 3rd party provider who will give me this service without me ...
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Javascript - Detect if user is coming from a Google Adwords ad

Is it possible to detect if my visitors are coming to my website via a Google Adwords Ad? It would like to change the telephone number for those users only, that way I can measure the success of my ...
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Are there any further steps that can be taken to improve the quality of AdWords traffic?

Like all PPC engines, the traffic available from AdWords suffers from click fraud, low quality partner networks and aggressive competition. These factors can often mean you pay for clicks you don't ...
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Softonic displaying Google Ads for my software in Google search

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this question but not sure where else to ask.. I was doing a Google search to check the results of my Software's name which I sell on my website. I ...
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The fastest way to get to Google paid ads

Here's my question, it happened that we need to promote a website asap. it is a low competition local keyword. We want to be able to put it on paid ads (the coloured rectangle #1 in this image) ...
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Spammers or Spam bots clicking Adwords ads?

One of my sites has a very high bounce rate from Google Adwords, especially over the last couple of days. Of course, it could just be that people are not finding the site relevant. But I'm wondering ...
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Can Adwords Advertisers see which Adsense Publishers send them traffic?

I have a blog with adsense on it. An advertisement I see a lot from my adsense is a Telus phone banner. If people click this Telus banner ad and go to Telus website, will Telus be able to see where ...
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In Adwords is it possible show ads during particular times for multiple time zones

Is it possible to have a campaign covering lots of countries / lots of different time zones, and to have ads showing only during particular times of day as per those time zones -- for example between ...