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Questions tagged [google-adwords]

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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Can't unlink Google AdWords customer account from test manager account

I'm trying to unlink a customer account from my Google AdWords test manager account. But got: Every account must have either a user with administrative access or a manager account with ...
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How to delete, not cancel google ads account?

I create a lots of google ads account. I follow this guide: https://support.google.com/google-ads/answer/2424604?co=ADWORDS.IsAWNCustomer%3Dfalse&hl=en But it tell you how to cancel google ...
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Display Ads Medium Showing CPC instead of CPM

For my Google Ads, I'm using a tracking template to apply utm_medium=cpm to designate display ads in Google Analytics. utm_medium=cpc designates text ads. However, it appears as though Analytics is ...
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Uploading offline conversion data to AdWords via API is successful but not appearing in the stats

I've been trying to upload offline conversions from clicks for quite a while now. First I tried manual uploads from a CSV. I made sure that the click associated with the gclid was at least a day apart ...
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Missing Google Shopping Clicks in Analytics

I want to get the click cost data from Google Shopping into Analytics but isn't working the way I want. The clicks from Google Shopping are not coming through. I am filtering on the keyword but ...
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Is SEO and Google AdWords dead when it comes to delivering results for traditional businesses? [closed]

Is SEO and Google AdWords dead when it comes to delivering results for traditional businesses (doctors, lawyers, general contractors, etc.) that get their traffic mostly from people who are searching ...
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How can I restrict a Google Display Network campaign to certain sites?

I ran a Google Display Network for a couple of week, providing a number of keywords which (to my knowledge) restrict the sites on which (or the users to whom?) the ads are shown, which as is described ...
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Create one common blacklist that applies to all campaigns in Google AdWords

We are currently creating an IP exclusion list for each campaign separately in Google AdWords. Is it possible to instead have one common list for all of my campaigns? Is it possible to make ...
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How to know the performance of competitors bidding for my brand keywords?

For my brandname "XYZ", few competitors are bidding on Adwords. I want to know, their performance such as 1. CTR for their bidding 2. Their conv.rate 3. clicks If this is not possible, any other ...
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Use Google Analytics to track inquiries from AdWords users based on the URL of the contact request

My clients site cannot be modified to track goals, the platform they use will not allow it and the developer has no interest in coding anything in to help. I'm coming to the site late in the game but ...
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Adwords conversions on overview vs conversions on conversion actions

We have google analytics tracking conversions and noticed quite a difference between the conversions analytics is tracking versus the conversions google adwords is tracking. I found out that the ...
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Google analytics lost conversions after implementing social login [duplicate]

we have recently implemented social login to our website. We are running ads to that website and after implementing the social login we lost all conversion data - everything is accounted to facebook. ...
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Google Ads - Billing transactions don't match campaign amount spent

I have a client who has spent $3,000.00 on Google Ads within the last 6 months. Or at least this is what the campaign is saying within google ads. We have hit the 3,000 dollar spend and have paused ...
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Using Android Account GUID for Customer List upload Google Adwords instead of Mobile Device ID

So Adwords has the functionality to upload customer lists based on Mobile Device ID for audiences. I got the ones for iOS, however when I tried to upload for Android, I got a bunch of formatting ...
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I have one more day before the end of the month and I have no conversion in Google Ad Grant, what should I do to stay compliant?

I have a client that has one more day to get compliant with Google Ad Grants' policy of having at least 1 conversion. What should I do to stay compliant?
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Conversion Actions tab showing 'unverified' status

I have implemented the phone call conversion tracking code for my real estate website, as follows. As instructed in Google ads guidelines, I have added the below code in <head></head> ...
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How to connect adwords conversion tracking and analytics goals?

I am using AdWords conversion tracking using AdWords and Tag Manger. What I did is the following: 1) In AdWords: Tools -> Conversion -> New conversion -> Website -> Fill in all the conversion ...
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How to determine a daily spending budget for Google Ads EXCLUDING weekends?

Lets say I have a budget of $100.00 and if I use google's formula to determine daily spend (monthly spend / 30.4) I get roughly $3.30 a day to spend. But I don't want these ads to run on the weekend. ...
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Is competitor's name in website URL allowed?

Is it allowed to use your competitor's name in a path of your website URL? For example: If I am competing for the same product as a product name "ABCD" and my product's name is "EFGH". Can I have a ...
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Is Avg Monthly Searches = Avg Monthly Users in adwords keyword tool

Hi While doing keyword research for my website TFTH, I encountered with an confusion and need your solution. In adwords keywords tool, for every keyword we get Avg Search Volume. My query is can we ...
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Do I still need Google Ad Services' script if using Google Tag Manager?

I have inherited a site that has both GTM tags (one Google Ads Remarketing that fires on every page with a Conversion ID but no label, and the Conversion Linker), and the standard conversion script as ...
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Will changing site to HTTPS and updating AdWords cause me to lose my quality scores?

Will changing my site URL from HTTP to HTTPS and updating AdWords to use the HTTPS version cause all my ads to lose their quality scores?
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Google AdWords ads are disapproved because “destination not working”

We have been having an issue setting up adwords for one of our clients and despite multiple phone calls to Google we cannot get an answer out of them as to why our ads are being disapproved. ...
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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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Why do my web logs not correspond with the number of clicks from adwords?

I set up a small site a while back and I've never used Adwords before so I thought I'd give it a spin. Basically the problem is that on a given day Google might report that I have had my ad clicked 50 ...
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How to determine what makes up the “all conversions” metric

Relatively new to google ads, and I have set up a campaign which is running and doing alright. I only have one goal right now, and that is calls from ad, which is getting conversions. I am noticing ...
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AdWords parallel tracking - what does it mean for me?

I'm using Google Ads (aka. Google AdWords) to market my website and Android application in Google search results. Today I received an email that says Starting October 30, 2018, parallel tracking ...
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How NOT to rank top in Google Adwords?

We use Adwords for long time in our business and I have more than 8 years experience in Adwords. Whenever our Ads are displayed in the first place/top position in Adwords, We lose lots of money and ...
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My Competitor is bidding my brand name in their ads. How I could outrank their ads?

My competitor is using my brand as their keyword. I am running a resort at example.com and when the user type my brand name "example" on Google search my competitor domain is in first position. How ...
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Should I have brand search terms in separate ad group?

Scenario: Adwords campaign for Quality Management Software. I have set up Adwords groups for different aspects: QMS general, ISO 9001 QMS and 13485 QMS. Should I set up additional groups for each of ...
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Keyword Planner Tool: How can Exact Match Keywords produce a greater volume of impressions than its Broad Match variant? Bug or misunderstanding?

Earlier, I wanted to check out how many impressions were being generated for the keyword 'Canvas Prints', for SEO purposes. Here are my findings: Exact Match > Broad Match and Phrase Match? I am a ...
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Google adwords app install campaign: UTM parameter tracking [duplicate]

I am running an Universal app install campaign through google adwords. In ads setting, I couldn't find a manual URL option as it directly associates your app install campaign to the app listed in ...
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Where/how can I download the complete Geo Location Targetting data from Adwords?

Where/how can I download the complete Geo Location Targetting data from Adwords? Is this publicly available? Can I export it? Grab it out of some Adwords Offline XML file? Really appreciate your ...
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Is the 'Competition' tab in Keyword Planner relevant for ranking difficulty for that keyword?

What I'm talking about Google says that the Competition tab describes how competitive the paid placement will be. Is it also a good indicator of how difficult it will be to rank for this keyword as ...
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Phone call tracking on website, country list [closed]

I would like to know if this list is up to date? [https://support.google.com/adwords/answer/2454052#cfcountries][1] Because I was able to configure the phone tacking on a website for an account which ...
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Will running a Google AdWords CPA campaign in learning mode have an effect on organic search?

So my marketing team did something. I don't know if it's a blunder or not but they added a google CPA campaign that was doing some learning for a while. Last night it got ~100k impressions. Because ...
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AdWords ad not approved for “misleading content”

I have created an HTML5 ad for Google AdWords using Google Web Designer. The ad contains 5 frames, in which every word of motto is showing up word by word, until the motto is complete. Like "This...is....
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AdWords display image ads - why are some different sizes to what is allowed?

I'm trying to get some ads onto a particular website. I can't/won't name the site but it uses two ads in the body of their articles and the one I'm trying to targets as a placement is 800 x 250 which ...
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Paid traffic reported as organic in Analytics

Google Analytics reports paid traffic from Bing, Google, FB, and Yahoo as organic. The AdWords account is linked properly and auto-tagging has been enabled, there doesn't seem to be any reason why ...
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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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Website rank based on keyword search

is there any possibility to get a list of website that have very good rank based on a keyword search. For example keyword is cat food , then i have to get list the top 100 website that have high ...
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Should different sized image ads go into different adgroups with CPA bidding

I have been using CPA bidding on adwords on a display campaign. I used to run two popular sizes 300x250 and 336x280 in the same adgroup. This set up has been working fine. Now I have a requirement to ...
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Should I expect performance differences in an AdWords Portfolio Bid Strategy vs a Campaign-level Bid Strategy?

We are looking at using Google's AdWords Bid Strategies. We have hundreds of campaigns, all targeting the same CPA. Many of these campaigns have themes. Our initial inclination is to setup one ...
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Am I supposed to be able to see the AdWords conversion tag when using Google Tag Manager?

I have Google Tag Manager installed and I see it in the source and in Google Tag Assistant. I added an AdWords conversion tracking goal. I input the conversion id and conversion label into Google Tag ...
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locally tracked site visits differs from Adwords and Facebook campaigns report [duplicate]

Using Wordpress with Slimstat plugin. For yesterday it shows Visits 6 Unique IPs 6 The Counterize plugin is also installed. This one shows 22 hits for yesterday. For also yesterday Facebook Ads ...
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Facebook pixel/Google Adwords conversion tracking setup when running multiple types of ad for the same landing page

Let's say I have a page test.com/page which I'm running ads for. I'm using both Google Adwords and Facebook Ads. In order to track Adwords conversion, I need to call the below function every time ...
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Google AdWords disapproved site as “destination not working”, but it is reachable

Our ads got disapproved by Google and the gist of the why is below: Ad Status: Disapproved Ad Issue(s): Destination not working What's confusing is that our final Destination IS working, in fact ...
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Redirect 3rd level domain to 2nd level — Will Analytics count traffic twice?

I am redirecting mycompany.com/product to promo.mycompany.com/product My question is: Will Google Analytics count traffic twice under /product ?? I am doing this because I create landing pages ...
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Calculating Session Duration for Single Page Website (Google Analytics)

I'm trying to set up some remarketing lists in Adwords and I'd like to target people who've been on my site for over 15 seconds. The problem is that I am sending traffic to single-page landing pages,...
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Why are my AdWords ads, targeting German speakers, mostly shown in India?

I have been experimenting with some AdWords campaigns for my Android app, which is translated into English, German, Swedish and Danish. First I tried a "global" one, targeting English speakers ...