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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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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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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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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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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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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Analytics imported conversions show as “No recent conversions”

I have imported a few goals from Analytics to Google Ads, but they show as "No recent conversions": The reason it's confusing me is because there are quite a few conversions in Analytics. I believe ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Google Adwords: issue with tracking model and valueurl

Sorry for screenshot, I'm italian and I have Gadwords in Italian. I'm tryng to prepare a campaign. I cannot absolutely insert the tracking model. I did insert the final url (first one) but every ...
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301 Redirects and Merchant center quality

I moved a site to a new platform and the url structure was updated. As far as the Google Merchant Center goes will the 301 redirects suffice or do I need to update my urls within merchant center?
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Clicks from AdWords are not reported in Google Analytics despite linked account

I have a Google Analytics view that's linked to an AdWords account, and I'm wanting to display clicks (especially by campaign) in Google Analytics. The problem is that clicks are only reporting for ...
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Excluding “customers”/account holders from our adwords ads?

We run a marketplace website where folks can log in, and we're spending a chunk of change on Adwords lately for our own brand/domain name... trying to diagnose it, we think that maybe we have some of ...
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Which AdWords ad is performing better: Low CTR but Low CPC or High CTR but High CPC

I have 2 ads in my ad group. A and B A : 75% Serviced, CTR is 14% but CPC cost is : 6.215 VND B : 25% Serviced, CTR is 8% but CPC cost is : 5.969 VND Which ad should be stopped or updated?
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How do I implement a responsive AdSense unit that shows as 728x90 on desktop

I have a Website built with this WordPress theme: http://planetshine.net/demo/goliath-news/home-iv/ which has a 728x90 Ad on the top. That ad is showing fine on desktop but on mobile it's getting ...
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How long do removed campaigns return in an api call?

I'm wondering how long campaigns that have been removed return in the CampainService.get() call? The documentation does not list anything that says they would stop showing after a certain period but I ...
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Does changing campaign names in AdWords mess up “Clicks to Sessions - rate” in Google Analytics

Does Google Analytics import AdWords data from connected accounts for every querried report anew? The reason I'm asking is, that I get a Clicks and Sessions Discrepancy warning in Google Analytics ...
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Assigning Ecommerce Revenue Value to Existing Goal Value

Optimizing an existing AdWords - Analytics setup. Previously, a conversion goal was set up, tracking a thank you type page without a value. AdWords is using this from Analytics to measure conversion ...
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How search impression share is calculated in Google Adword?

As per Google Adword, Search Impression share is the impressions that you’ve received on the Search Network, divided by the estimated number of impressions that you were eligible to receive. I want ...
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Adding keywords to google shopping feed with the product_type attribute

Most of our products are of Irish origin, which is important for our customers who often use the keywords Irish or Ireland in their searches. Many of our products do not have Ireland or Irish in ...
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How to get the additional “Show similar placements” link in placement ideas in the display planner

In the Adwords Display Planner under "Placement ideas" some websites have an additional "Show similar placements" link under which the custom channels of this website (with allowed targeting) are ...
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Google Analytics MCF Showing Incorrect Data - Segment

We are using segment.io (segment.com) for a SaSS website. Currently the Multi-Channel funnel data for "Top Conversion Paths" is showing some "unavailable" even though we have updated the the Display ...
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Google Analytics: Connect AdWords Keyword with Event

I have set up a Google AdWords campaign with various keywords. In order to evaluate the effectivity of each keyword, I want to track each keyword against an event I have set up. The event fires when a ...
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How to update Adwords Shopping Campaign

I have a question on Adwords Shopping Campaign but can't find the answer anywhere. I generated a Google shopping feed and submitted it to Google Merchant Center. I linked Google Merchant Center with ...
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Google display network ad for people with the remarketing tag has no impressions

I created a display network ad. I set up an automatic bid and on campaigns management it says "eligible". My display network list has 120 items (people with remarketing tag). However I don't have ...
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How to get bid simulation reports from AdWords My Client Center?

According to this article one can download bid simulation reports on the My Client Center (MCC) level. Unfortunately, I don't see how. When I go to my MCC > Client Reporting > Keyword Performance ...
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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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Google Dynamic Remarketing Excessive View Thru Conversions

We run several ecommerce sites that we had previously set up with tag-based remarketing. We created a new dynamic remarketing campaign and only tagged the product page to see how dynamically created ...