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(Formerly known as "Google AdWords", and different from "Google AdSense") Google Ads is an online advertising platform offered by Google, where advertisers bid to display brief advertisements, service offerings, product listings, or videos to web users. It can place ads both in the results of search engines like Google Search, and on non-search websites, mobile apps, and videos. Services are offered under a pay-per-click (PPC) pricing model.

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Should translated English keywords pointing to local language landing page be in a separate Campaign / Ad group or same as original?

We have done quite a bit of testing with driving local traffic using English terms (eg. used cars Stockholm) instead of local language terms (begagnade bilar Stockholm). Basically, English keywords ...
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Analytics imported conversions show as "No recent conversions"

I have imported a few goals from Analytics into Google Ads, but they show as "No recent conversions": The reason it's confusing me is that there are quite a few conversions in Analytics. I believe ...
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Does Google Ads show conversion data if the linked GA4 "App and web metrics" setting is off?

A PPC marketer is saying that since the site I am responsible for updated to GA4 from UA, they are not seeing any conversion data. The site is Magento 2.4.5, which has a core module to add Google Ads' ...
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Google Analytics Realtime report suddenly shows very few views by page title, even though many users are present

Here's what this looks like in my dashboard. This never used to happen, but now it's my norm. This behavior coincided around the same time I set up google tag manager and started promoting my content ...
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Can i use both Google Analytics and Google Ads Tag for tracking same event in Google Tag Manager?

I am not very experienced with Google Tag Manager, I wanted to track users who are filling a specific form on my website. So i have set up Google Analytics: Universal Analytics Tag for tracking users ...
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When a user clicks on a Google Ad, hide the referrer from the landing page

I am doing Google Search Ads, after a customers click on my ads they will get forwarded to an affiliate page. Now, I don't want these affiliate networks to know from where my customer came (had bad ...
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Google Merchant Center Ignoring Price values in product feed

Running Google Shopping advertising for a client who sells nutritional supplements. They have two different pricing options, one-off purchases or ongoing subscriptions. The subscription price is ...
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What are the factors that lead to a listing in Google's shopping graph ranking?

I work for an online retailer that sells thousands of products from hundreds of brands. We've been advertising with AdWords (Google Ads) and Shopping for the better part of a decade with great results....
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Google ads - what does "This image doesn't meet the minimum requirements for 2 crop ratios mean" Landscape, square, and portrait

What is the secret of the Google Ads carousel card display aspect ratios? In my Google ads campaign, I have an ad that will have a carousel of cards. each card in Google ads wants all 3 of Landscape, ...
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Do Google Ads get attributed to the most specific targeting when multiple rules overlap?

Anyone know what the specificity hierarchy is on Google Ads? Does it always attribute the results to the most specific target? For example if you have a radius inside a radius will it attribute the ad ...
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How can I get audience performance report data via the Google Adwords API?

I can get Keywords Performance Report, Campaign Performance Report and so on. E.g. The xml data of Keywords Performance Report: <?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8' standalone='yes'?> <...
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Timezone setting while integration between Google adwords and Salesforce sales cloud

We've integrated Google AdWords accounts with Salesforce sales cloud account to track lead creation & conversion data based on the GCLID values. Currently, the date format in salesforce is GMT+0:...
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Tagging GDN and Video Ads UT Override for non 360 customers

I would like to auto tag my Ad Search campaigns but would like my Video and GDN campaigns to have a medium of 'Display' as opposed to CPM. I know you can do a UTM override if you are a 360 customer. ...
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Refused to execute script from 'https://googleads.g.doubleclick.net/pagead/viewthroughconversion/

I just added tags to track the conversion of our Google Ads and according to Google Tag Assistant, all is fine (the tag is blue; "To validate please enter the feed ID"). But in the console, I get ...
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Does Adwords use Geolocation in AdRank?

I'm running a national campaign for an online retailer. They are focusing on improving sales in Michigan. Their national ads are currently showing in Michigan. Do I get any value from adding ...
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Does AdWords support polite loading or backup images?

I"m new to creating HTML5 display ads and I don't know whether AdWords supports polite loading or backup images. When we upload and test our ads, there is some lag where there is no ad for a moment. ...
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How to track Stripe purchases coming from Adwords?

Is there a way to track in Google Analytics the purchases made through Stripe and coming from an Adwords ad? And if it is possible, can I also track purchases that took place 30 days or more after ...
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AngularJS URLs with a hash are not displayed properly by Google AdWords

I have 2 pages designed on AngularJS: https://www.example.com/book/ [List page] and https://www.example.com/book/#/vs [Individual page] But in Adwords when user clicking on our ads the google ...
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AdsBot-Google making requests that include the domain name and result in 404

AdsBot-Google bot has recently started making a lot of requests results in 404. These are not likely to ever be requested by users and all include the domain name so instead of requesting /index.html ...
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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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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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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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Google Ads PPC Campaign & EU Deadline on January 16, 2024

I am a sole proprietor selling a product through my website, and I am based in Asia. I run a basic HTML site and advertise it globally (including Europe) via a PPC campaign on my personal Google Ads ...
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conversions from google don't match up with the number of leads i got that had gclid set

On Friday, August 11, I got 152 leads, according to Google Ads. And yet, according to my local database, I got 111 leads that had a gclid. I'm trying to understand why. A number of possibilities occur ...
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How to combine Google Analytics and Google Ads tags into one script?

I want to add Google Analytics and Google Ads tags to my website: This is for Google Analytics: <script async src="https://www.googletagmanager.com/gtag/js?id=UA-xxxxxxxxx-x"></...
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Google Ads/ Analytics is adding Domain to the end of every URL

We are running Google Ads campaigns. Our destination URLs are not set up with any tracking parameters on them. However, in Google Analytics, all of our PPC landing pages have ?https://www.example.com/=...
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Capture Source (From Google Ads) In the Form

I have a client who wants to know (based on an actual form submission) when a client came from a Google Ad conversion. I have everything wired up properly (GA4 > Google Tags > Google Ads) so ...
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linking google adwords conversions to IDs

I have a four page funnel and I have conversion tracking code on the second page. On this second page a lead # is generated and all subsequent pages of this funnel add data to this lead #. I'd like to ...
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Does Google Adsense work on decent websites anymore?

There are many websites which are stuffed with ads. People may click on ads incorporated within the free content. However, for decent websites such as StackExchange where ads are placed outside of the ...
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Unwanted ads so on websites seems to be ad malware

Google popup Ads randomly show on two of our websites which are hosted with same hosting provider and possible on same server as its shared hosting. We dont use and kind of ads on our websites Ads ...
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Ads receiving clicks, but not actual traffic (phantom clicks from multiple ad platforms)

I am not receiving ad traffic from Facebook ads, Google Search ads, or Reddit ads to my website any more, despite receiving clicks on my ads across all these platforms. This is according to multiple ...
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Adsense Ads not visible in Brave Browser

Recently learnt that the Brave Browser, which is gaining steady popularity, is cutting off all Google Ads. It is obviously a loss to the webmasters and site publishers. Is there a way to detect a site ...
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getting the gclid for all Google AdWords conversions for a given date range

As I understand it, whenever someone clicks on a Google Ad a gclid parameter is added to the URL. My website logs this gclid parameter but I'd like to be able to compare my own websites logs to Google'...
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How to exclude user/audience from displaying ads in Google Ads API, in real-time?

I want to exclude the user from displaying my ads once he/she clicks my ad; in real-time. So next time he/she should not be displayed same ad again and again. Is there any such api provided by google ...
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If I combine UA and AW in the same gtag.js, will my analytic and marketing cookies be triggered at the same time?

I have UA and AW integrated into the same gtag.js. I wonder if analytical cookies (AU) are applied together with marketing cookies (AW) and vice versa, because the IDs are in the same code snippet? ...
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Google Ads — Can't create new campaign, when I click "Continue" nothing happens

Create new Campaign Website Traffic > Search > enter link & company name > Click "Continue"... Results: nothing happens. the interface does not change or give any feedback. ...
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How to set up cross domain tracking between a root and subdomain that each have their own GTM and GA containers

I have ads pointing to our root domain "mydomain.com" and the conversions occur on our subdomain "convert.mydomain.com". I lose any source channel attribution and any conversion/...
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Google Analytics 4 conversions don't show up in Google Ads account

I started a Google Analytics account from my personal account and I started Google Ads from my company account. I set up GA4 events in my website and marked them as conversions in Google Analytics. My ...
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How Google Ads headlines and descriptions work?

It says I need five headlines. If I try to add less I get the error message: Too few elements in the collection. Does Google switch out between the headlines? What if I'd rather it just use one ...
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Google Ads (Adwords): How does one "remove" or "unset" Campaign Groups?

Google Ads (Adwords): How does one "remove" or "unset" Campaign Groups? Not like this: https://support.google.com/google-ads/answer/6393350?hl=en#zippy=%2Cremove-a-campaign-group
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Set a Google AdWords campaign objective for a URL with a query string

We will launch a Google AdWords campaign for our website. On our website, we have a page to let users to send us a form for contact. After a user clicks on Envoyer, the page will be redirected to ...
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Google Ads Clicks = Analytics Paid + Organic?

We're using google analytics through tag manager and google ads to acquire leads. We noticed something we cannot explain and have begun doubting the validity of our data in general: For a given month, ...
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Why some website are not availables in Google Ads Display Network?

I'd like to have my dynamic ads running on some website where i see these are displaying Google Ads, but when i go to edit the targeting preferences (display ads) to add them, i cannot find these ...
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How to specify latitude/longtitude in google ad preview tool?

I've created an Adwords campaign targeting specific regions on the map using radius tool. However I don't see my ads when typing in my keywords, even though I've allowed google access to my location ...
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My Ad is not running due to "Limited by budget" issue

My Ad is not running due to "Limited by budget" issue. I'm running a YouTube's video campaign to promote my video. When I was started it was working absolutely fine with minimum budget by ₹...
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Monthly search value in adwords api is much larger then in a Keyword Planner

I am trying to use an adword api to get some keyword statistics. But what I see is that with a same parameters my monthly search volue is about 7 mln searches. While adword keyword planner shows ...
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How to disable Google Ads two-step authentication

I currently am using my Gmail for SMTP for my site. But I also signed up for Google Ads. To sign into Google Ads, I have to two-step authenticate. But because of this, it disables the SMTP for my ...
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How do I use Google re-marketing ads on YouTube to show three ads to a user sequentially with time inbetween?

I am trying to setup a campaign to perform re-marketing on YouTube. I currently have 3 ads and ad groups. Let's call them ad1, ad2 and ad3. My goal is this: If a user has visited the site, and hasn't ...
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Targeting popular keywords for Google Ads and less popular keywords for Google search

I'm a web and mobile app developer with some SEO experience but I'm certainly not an expert. Lately I've been putting more thought into our property management website's SEO, and specifically keyword ...
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More clicks but the client said he didn't get all of this clicks!

I have a client that I was running for him a search ad, to make customers call his phone number, in my Adwords dashboard the phone number was clicked 176 times during the last month (1-31 December), ...
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