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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 does Conversion Optimizer set bids on campaigns that have zero conversions?

It appears Adwords now allows you to set Conversion Optimizer on campaigns with zero conversions. Before it required you to have 15 or 30 conversions in the last 30 days before you can set this ...
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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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How can we know the Avg.Pos of Keyword on hourly basis in Adword?

How can we know the Avg.Pos of Keyword on hourly basis in Adword ? I want to adjust my bidding based on time, So that when others are bidding high during certain time, I also want to bid higher so ...
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Is it possible to have a 200% CTR in Adwords?

For one impression, My Adword campaigning is having 2 clicks how is it possible ? Many times, I feel Adword is over charging the customer like this.
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What % of users click on Ad position 1 & 2 & 3 in Adword?

I want to get the data on what % of users click on all the Ad position in google adwords ? At least in India it is true that, Most of the Indians compare the price before buying product online. So, ...
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Is there any relationship between Adword spending & Google organic SEO position?

I think, there is a relationship between Adword spending & Google organic SEO position. Google might not do it explicitly or in a deliberate way, But there is in my experience. For example, ...
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How to use Google Keyword Planner without Adwords Campaign

I want to use Google Keyword Planner. This requires an adwords account, which is fine. However, Google redirects me the the Getting Started wizard, which requires that I start an adword campaign and ...
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Google Analytics Ecommerce Transactions not importing to AdWords

I have connected my AdWords and Analytics accounts and everything seems to be working, except transactions don't show up as conversions in AdWords. In Analytics I can go to Conversions -> Ecommerce ->...
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How to get the original search string with Google Adwords ValueTrack?

I've been using a Google Adwords tracking template to get the original search string that brought the visitor to my website. https://example.com/landing?target={lpurl}&keyword={keyword} The ...
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Display landing page as homepage - maintain rankings

My client has a very well designed homepage, the SEO is as good as it can gets and he ranks fairly well in the serps, getting good traffic to his site. THE PROBLEM Even though he gets a (very) good ...
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Target rich clients with Adwords? [closed]

I have been using adwords for about 10 years. My business involves targeting rich and wealthy people who can buy a real estate of 1 million or above in european countries. i hate to admit that i was ...
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Check if a competitor is bidding on a brand term (AdWords)

Is there a way to check on a global and regional basis for competitors bidding on a brand term in Google AdWords? I can check this manually in the 'Ad preview and diagnosis' section however i'd have ...
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Which are the priority online mediums for local businesses? Is Google Adwords appropriate for Local Business marketing?

We received a promotion offer from Google Adwords to tempt us to try the AdWords service (spend at least 25 in the next few months and get 75 credit). But this is a small local business that is only ...
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html5 banner using Google Web Designer

I have create a html5 banner using Google Web Designer following pretty much all the guidelines (https://support.google.com/webdesigner/answer/3261498?hl=en&ref_topic=3261495&rd=1). I ...
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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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Adressing external Wordpress Installation from primary Domain

I have a primary domain, let's call it company.com for example's sake. Under this domain there's a wordpress installation running where i am currently working on my "main Site". I also currently ...
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Adding Social Extensions to Google Ad Words

I have viewed several videos that describe how to add G+ to Google Ad Words' ad extensions. The issue is that in 2015, there is no "Add Social Extensions" option under the Add Extensions tab. Can ...
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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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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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Traffic from Adwords has a near-100% bounce rate

With most web traffic sources, my bounce rates are unextraordinary. But with traffic coming from Google Adwords advertisements (googleads.g.doubleclick.net), the bounce rate is 100% most days, and ...
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How to get analytics to link ecommerce to adwords campaigns

I've been busy setting up analytics and adwords campaigns for a webshop I'm managing. In Analytics I have enabled ecommerce and this seems to work fine, meaning the when I go to Conversions > ...
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Interpreting Full Referrer in Google Analytics

I pay for advertising through google adwords, and I'm watching to ensure I'm not paying for fake clicks. (I'm new at this). I have setup Google Analytics and I'm not sure how to interpret the FULL ...
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Custom parameters on keyword level and all others (landing page, final url, tracking template) on Ad level?

my goal is to track the cost (or max cpc) of each keyword coming to my website. That means I have to play a lot on keyword level, right? So, as far as I know the solution is given from the "custom ...
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Does a third party tracking service have to redirect to the final URL specified by the AdWords lpurl parameter?

According to this article, https://support.google.com/adwords/answer/6076199 When you define a final URL as your landing page, you can use URL options to manage your tracking and redirect information....
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Anything I can do to stop others using my productname as keyword in Google Adwords

Is there anything I can do to stop others using my product name as keyword in adwords Whenever I search for my product name it shows an advert for a competitor product. Im only a one-man micro ...
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How to see the full conversion funnel of a customer

I want to be able to query which of my converted customers came from Google AdWords, or other similar paid campaigns, so that I can figure out whether or not my campaigns are successful. Ideally I ...
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AdWords animated display ads - have 30 sec limit start on view?

According to https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/176108?hl=en, the total animation time for an ad needs to be kept to 30 sec, including looping. When making an animated ad, I don't want ...
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How can I improve the quality of more generic adwords keywords?

I'm looking to improve the quality on some of my more generic keywords. 50% of my traffic comes from two keywords: "Bokförignsprogram" (accounting software) and "faktureringsprogram" (invoicing ...
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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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Is there such a thing as overall account quality score in Google AdWords?

I see this referenced sometimes by adwords-consultants and it's used as an argument to buy ads for your own brand. However I have never seen any data to support this claim and Google doesn't seem to ...
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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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Can one create a new goal for previous AdWords visitors if they now go to the goal page?

I know you cant create goals retrospectively in Analytics and AdWords. But I have been converting most of my AdWords customers in my showroom, not online through the ecommerce part of the website. I ...
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How can I see a list of Keywords with Goal progress for each?

I have created several goals in Google Analytics and I want to view the keywords we've bid on with the Conversion Rate for each Goal. I've connected GA and Adwords. I can see the Goals but not by ...
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Is it possible to target a specific website using Google Adwords?

I'm trying to advertise my website to people visiting a specific webpage through google adwords. I know it's possible due to this Google's webpage - https://support.google.com/adwords/answer/2497832?...
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How to debug wrong channel attribution in Google Analytics

I have a client with an online shop whose backend system show some 50000 transactions for the last year. Google Analytics show 48000 Transactions (all numbers are by way of example only) which is ...
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Can I use reviews hosted on my own domain for AdWords review extension?

I am gathering reviews for my eshop by a third party service but the service is not using schema.org to mark up the reviews. This means that I can't use them for AdWords review extensions. I have ...
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How to track the source of a conversion using Google Analytics?

I'm generating leads from a number of sources, ultimately culminating in a variety of conversion options (call, form submit, and direct email), and I want to isolate the conversions which are coming ...
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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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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 "...