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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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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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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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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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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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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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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On an e-commerce site, how do you attribute a sale to PPC if a visitor comes from PPC but then returns to buy through another medium?

Can we use cookies and if so how do we install this? What software could track this kind of conversion scenario?
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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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Tracking AdWord ads with different text in Google Analytics

I'm trying to see how the text in my Google AdWords ads affects my metrics in Analytics. I have auto-linking enabled, so I figured I would be able to automatically see this in Analytics. ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Run a Google Adwords campaign during particular times for multiple time zones

Is it possible to have a Google Adwords campaign covering lots of countries and lots of different time zones, and to have ads showing only during particular times of day as per those time zones? For ...
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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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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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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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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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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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I just accepted a “come back to us” type offer $100 Adwords Credit - Now 80% of my Adsense Ads are for Google Adwords

I don't know if this is related, and I haven't been able to find any information on it anywhere. I just accepted a $100 Adwords credit offer from Google. Shortly after I did that, roughly 80% of the ...
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Bing vs google advertising

is it worth while to advertise using Bing's adcenter if I already have google's adwords?
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Adwords search engine marketing (SEM) question

I have to promote this site, http://www.bulldozer-mobile.com. My site is for phone 7 application and I've just develop an application "fart and burp" for phone 7. So according to my guide I have use ...
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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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the zen of adwords

I'm a hardcore developer gone freelance and I'm getting more and more requests for adwords from my clients. I've just started to read up on it, and of course I'm starting with wikipedia and have moved ...
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Ok to target product names in adwords?

If I have widget company called "Widget Designer" and I have a direct competitor who has "Widgitator Version 5", am I allowed to target a campaign using the literal keywords "Widgitator"? Is this OK? ...
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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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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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How to Figure AdSense PPC with AdWords CPC of $0.05

Often when I am using the Adwords Keyword tool I find keywords with a CPC of $0.05... I mean VERY often. Is this like base level when it comes to PPC or is this a possible error? For example, with a ...
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How can I prevent invalid clicks on my AdWords campaigns?

I was wondering if there is anyway you can block or exclude people from submitting multiple fake ip's online . For example I have a google pay-per-click campaign set up on adwords. I downloaded a ...
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My Google image ad is consistently receiving 0 impressions

I set up my first Google image ad two days ago. It was approved almost immediately, but I have seen 0 impressions and 0 clicks since then. I tried setting my CPC to $4, which I figured should be high ...
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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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How does AdWords' Pay-Per-Click (PPC) get determined exactly?

Google updates PPC with CTR and past statistics it collects, but it is not clear how exactly and precisely Google determines the PPC for AdWords and AdSense. Could anyone explain it in detail, ...
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Tracking AdWords traffic from an unrelated account in Google Analytics

I have an Analytics account linked to my AdWords account, and have been using it to track progress of my campaigns. Now I've started an AdWords campaign with a third party, and would like to see ...
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Choosing seo long tail google adwords

Can anyone suggest a good tool for helping us decide on some long tail terms for using as google adwords? All the best