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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How to implement Adwords window.google_trackConversion() in Gtagjs?

How to implement this Google Adwords label tracking conversion using gtagjs? window.google_trackConversion({ google_conversion_id: 1053230267, google_conversion_label: 'oeTXCJCwzmQQu4mc9gM', ...
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How can I reduce the number of files required for integration with Google TagManager/Analytics/AdWords?

I'm working on a landing page which currently references these Google resources: https://www.googletagmanager.com/gtag/js?id=UA-12345 (which then pulls n https://www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js,...
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Page cannibalising ranking?

My site glueckundsegen.de is seeing declining rankings and I wonder whether the following might be a reason for that and whether there is something that can be done to resolve that. The keyword I'm ...
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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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Is it possible to track conversions if user converts on a different page than the ad?

In google adwords, my client's conversion goal is contact form submission. They're running ads on different pages of the website. Is it possible to track the conversion if the site user takes a path ...
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Can I test Google adwords conversion tracking on my local environment site?

First time setting up google conversion tracking for my client's custom form. I'm working locally on my localhost. I created a new conversion goal, configured custom tracking event, linked through ...
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All of my Google AdWords accounts are suspended because I used the same credit card?

I do not understand why my account was suspended for "suspicious payment info". The issue started when I set up my new campaign and added my billing information. The campaign continued to have in ...
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Does a conversion reset the attribution in Google Analytics?

Using the Last Google Ads Click attribution model a sale is attributed to "Paid Search" if there was a valid ad click within the conversion window regardless of any other channel clicks that happened ...
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Combining keywords and managed placement ads

What is the behavior if we add keywords to a campaign that has a managed placement? We are creating a responsive display ad, and we want it to show up on only one website. This article describes ...
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I need to create a second Google Account that Google can't link to the first account

I've had a Google Ads mishap and need to create a second account which Google can't link to the original. I'm assume that they track everything related to me and the account, so need to create a new ...
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Difference between search volume values by AdWords API and Keyword Planer GUI

In short, the problem is in the title. I realized, that search volume values, delivered by querying AdWords API are different (higher) than values shown by Keyword Planer GUI of Google Ads. Language ...
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Discrepancy between Google Ads clicks and Google Analytics sessions

After a month of ads with Google Ads Shopping campaigns and continuously identifying, day after day, a significant discrepancy of clicks on Google Ads and Sessions in Google Analytics (as well as ...
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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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Google Ads broad match keyword: Show keywords for clicks

I have a broad match keyword-phrase (+keyword1 +keyword2 +keyword2), which was clicked multiple times in my Google Ads account. How can I display the exact phrases where the clicks came from? As it ...
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Standard Delivery Method and Schedule Hourly in Google Adword

I created new campain in google Adword, but I can't understand exactly how delivery method work. My Target : I want to show my ad to my customer as many time as possible. And don't I want to run out ...
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Goodle Ads and malicious links

Had my website hacked through a plugin 3 weeks ago. rebuilt the site with a new wordpress site (hosted on Godaddy wordpress pro). this was a fresh build. All the built in malware checks in ...
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Set up Adwords referrer in Google Tag Manager

I want to track AdWords traffic from Google to siteA.com to siteB.com to the Payment Success page on siteB.com. I've set up a Google Tag Manager, added Universal Google Analytics with "allowLinker" ...
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Adwords performance (speed) of responsive display vs image banner ads

Google has given option to create responsive display ads by uploading multiple images, logos and creating around 5 headlines and descriptions. Google says that the ads adapt to different screen sizes ...
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AMP Cache URL to Normal Html “Thank You” Page Conversion Tracking

I have an AMP landing page. However the order confirmation page is a normal HTML one. When AMP is served from Google's Cache, the user on checkout will be taken to my domain's 'thank you' (order ...
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Track user from adwords in my own community

I want to track adwords users, who register to my website. I want to know which ad was clicked and led to a registration and connect this information to the user. I could f.e. modify the final URL ...
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Why does Google Analytics show traffic to my website when I open up an AdWords campaign?

I have noticed that every time I open up an AdWords campaign I receive traffic to the landing page for the campaign. The traffic is a google.com referral traffic. It's a single page visit with no ...
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Prevent my AdWords ads from showing on queries for my brand

I have noticed that when Google searching for a site like "nike" a google ad shows up for their website. Most people looking for the website will understandably click on the advert as it's the first ...
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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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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 ...