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How to make adwords autobidding bid separately on each keyword

I used manual bidding most of the times I worked with Adwords, but recently I encountered client with 4000+ keywords. I tried automatic bidding to save my time, but it does work in weird way. It ...
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Privacy friendly adnetwork [closed]

I'm looking for a solution where i can host ad images etc myself server side. So basically the advertiser only gets to track users that clicked the ad, and are unable to track users just visiting my ...
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How do I increase my search engine ranking? [duplicate]

I have been in the web optimization biz for a while now. What are some good improvements I can make on my website to increase my rankings.
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Excluding all locations in AdWords except US

Is there a way to exclude all locations in AdWords except the US? I'm not sure if the only way to do this is the manually add countries that aren't US (I know the limit is 1,000. I'm also aware that ...
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Adwords ad group quality score

I've heard some Pay Per Click consultants claim that having poor performing keywords in an ad group effects the quality score of other keywords and Google uses a form of quality score for the entire ...
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Optimize user session duration with AdWords in addition to conversion tracking?

We've set conversion tracking with our e-commence website in our thank you page for conversion tracking (when user is click an ads from google search results) The problem is, the conversion tracking ...
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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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What are “environment target actions” in Google AdWords HTML5 ads?

Google AdWords documentation for ad formats list several requirements for creating ads in HTML5. One of the requirements is: For environment target actions, timer and multiple exits are not ...
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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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See individual Google Shopping products performances in Analytics

I'm running a Google Shopping for search campaign in Adwords. So the products are pulled in from my merchant center and displayed with a picture in the SERPs. In Google Analytics or Adwords I can not ...
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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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Can I use Google AdWords to advertise on my competitors sites after that visitor left my site?

For Google Adwords re-marketing, display ads are shown to visitors have been to your site previously. So when the go to a web site displaying AdSense, it is likely that re-marketing ad will be ...
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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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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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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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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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Do AdWords conversions only track AdWords visitors?

I have set up an AdWords conversion and put the conversion tracking JS code on a test page. However, I don't see any conversions tracked when I visit it. Does the AdWords conversion tracking only ...
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Url returns error code for Adwords, but works fine in a browser

According to Adwords, my ad has a bad url that returns an error code, but I can load the url in a browser without any problems or error codes. I've fetched the url as Google from webmaster tools, no ...
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In Google Adwords the impressions and clicks are not detailed according to keyword

Exactly as it says in the title. Even though I have thousands of impressions and a few dozen clicks, it is not detailed according to keyword. Any ideas of why this may be? In other words, I would ...
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Import Google Analytics data in Google AdWords shows conversion value as 0

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 displayed in Google Analytics ...
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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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Google analytics and Adwords showing very different figures

In AdWords I have 1 advert running only. The landing page includes a querystring so I can track it. EG, www.mydomain.com/products?source=CPC I also use Google Analytics. For February I have approx ...
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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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Use Google Adwords to track click conversions

I have read that Google Analytics supports click conversions (Tracking click conversions with Google Analytics). But I think I rather have conversions tracked within AdWords so I have a single source ...
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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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Is it possible to create a “all keywords in adgroup must contain X”?

I run a Google AdWords campaign with (amongst others) the following AdGroups: Accounting Accounting non profits in each group I have a bunch of keywords. I use broad match with a + before it. Like: ...
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How to unlink Adwords account created WITHIN an MCC?

I have an Adwords MCC that I log into. I am the only one that can log into the MCC. Within the MCC, I have 3 linked Adwords Accounts. These are each, separate, standalone Adwords accounts that were ...
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How to include canceled Adwords account user credential to invited account?

I need share my AdWords account with another user therefore, as AdWords usual way I send him an invitation. From his end he cannot activate the AdWords shared account with his current Google ...
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What does “Multiply keyword lists to get new keyword ideas” do in the new keyword planner tool?

Does any body know? What does "Multiply keyword lists to get new keyword ideas" do in the new keyword planner tool? Please see the attachment.
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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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Dynamic remarketing AdWords

Dynamic remarketing have this note: Dynamic remarketing requires a Google Merchant Center account. Google Merchant Center is available in these countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, ...
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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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What are the differences between creating a remarketing list in Analytics versus a remarketing list in Adwords?

Both Google Analytics and Google Adwords seem to have the capability of creating remarketing lists. If you opt for the Analytics option, you can then share that list with (only) Adwords. So are there ...
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Will ad scheduling increase my conversion rate in Google AdWords?

On my website, I know that most people register accounts Tuesday through Thursday. In Google AdWords I have a daily budget. Will this mean that Google sends the same amount of traffic to my site every ...
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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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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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In my search query report from AdWords I have seen certain queries where the KW is showing twice

Suppose I have a keyword "running shoes". In my search query report I am seeing queries like "running shoes running shoes for man". Is this because of the user searching with this query or there are ...
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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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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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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 ...