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How to delete, not cancel google ads account?

Once an individual adwords account is canceled, go to Tools & Settings > Setup > Account access and remove your own access to the account. This will remove the account from the list of ...
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My Competitor is bidding my brand name in their ads. How I could outrank their ads?

Paid Listings Ranking System: Google's Paid Listings has a very simple equation, in determining the positioning of all of their Paid Listings. Your advert's positioning is referred to as its Ad Rank....
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Google Ads targeting my already long term customers. How to fix this?

Its a waste to show my already existing customers my company ads. It isn't, but we won't address using remarketing to drive referrals, reviews and upsells in in this question. To combat segmenting ...
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Local Campaign Strategy - Core Towns vs Extended Service Area

Campaign 1: Core Towns Primary campaign with most of your budget that is your primary focus. Target the geographic area that all towns cover Targeting config: Reach people in, regularly in, or who’ve ...
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Can I split a $50 coupon from Google Adwords across multiple campaigns?

Yes, you absolutely can. Coupons are applied at the account level, and the promotional amount will be deducted as it is spent, independent of how many campaigns that you have. All billing happens at ...
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AdWords Search Phrases don't make sense

First off, I would like to answer your question. With Google AdWords, you have 3 different keyword match types, which are 1. broad, 2. "phrase" and 2. [exact match]. When you add your keywords to your ...
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Calculating Session Duration for Single Page Website (Google Analytics)

Yes, custom events would solve the problem. Please, check Non-Interaction Events in order to understand that you can create events that do not affect time or bounce. In this case, I will use the ...
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How to work with Google AdWords Third Party?

I'll first respond to closetnoc's response. The reason you hand over your account to an agency is because you either don't want to or don't have the expertise to do it yourself. This is no different ...
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Adwords Tracking Template URL requires Google Analytics vals?

If by "parameters that Google Analytics uses to track Adwords clicks" you're referring to the GCLID, then as long as you have "auto-tagging" enabled, the GCLID will be automatically happened at the ...
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Indirect conversions from Adwords

Assisted Conversions Assuming your Adwords account is connected to a Google Analytics property you can find this information on the 'Assisted Conversions' section of Analytics. Conversions > Multi-...
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Any way to see my own google ad?

Google has an ad preview tool for this purpose. It allows you to set the targeting to ensure that your ad shows up to the correct users.
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AdsBot-Google visiting domain which no longer has advertisements

This crawler is unlikely to be hurting your site in any way. I'd continue to allow it. You would need to do so if you want to resume advertising. According to http://www.botreports.com/user-agent/...
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Should I create a separate Campaign for each product I offer or should I keep them inside one Campaign?

Campaign vs Ad Group: Both would work fine as at ad group level you will have the specific keyword(s) and ad. The general recommendation is to create campaign/ad group based on website structure. ...
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Should I remove keywords that have no impressions from an Adwords campaign?

Generally No, it shouldn't have any impact on campaign performance. If they are not getting impressions then you can pause or delete to make your campaign look clean. If you are thinking to build ...
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How to bulk create AdWords campaigns, ad groups, ads and keywords using a single CSV?

To answer my own question, the trick is to leave the irrelevant fields empty, e.g. This document describes one campaign and one ad group. Bid Strategy Type,Budget,Campaign state,Campaign subtype,...
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Why did organic search traffic increase at the same time paid campaigns were stopped?

That's not really that surprising, and suggests that you have some decent organic rankings. Imagine users are searching for a product you sell, and they see your ad listing before your organic ...
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Deeplink into Google Adwords admin web UI

My solution, for the account level: https://adwords.google.com/aw/overview?__e=1234567890 If the account ID is 123-4567-890.
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Facebook pixel/Google Adwords conversion tracking setup when running multiple types of ad for the same landing page

In order to get a conversion from Adwords is required an initial click, so, the answer to your question is that there will be no problem at all. On Facebook, you can see all the conversions for all ...
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All of my Google AdWords accounts are suspended because I used the same credit card?

Only Google can say why your card was considered, "suspicious." This is usually because they believe it is fraudulent in some manner (for instance, it's not your card). Although the support page is ...
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Can I use Google Analytics to implement offline conversion tracking?

I will start with the caveat that I know the Google Analytics / Google Tag Manager end of things, but am not familiar with Google Ads. However, there are only 4 types of goals in GA and only two of ...
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How to get Google to reevaluate a landing page for AdWords

There's no official way to get Google to reevaluate a landing page. As per their own instructions on this: The Google Ads system visits and evaluates landing pages and websites on a regular basis. ...
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How to exclude Windows desktop from Google Ads

It is not possible to exclude Windows or target only macOS. You can select operating systems for Display and Video ads, but only mobile operating systems are offered. I had a 30 minute conversation ...
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Linking it to Adwords to Google Search Console + Cannot Verify http:// property

Google Adwords will not allow you to specify a protocol (http or https) when linking a "URL" to an Adwords account. (I quote "URL" because that is the terminology used by Google in ...
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Save / Bookmark Google Ads Keyword Planner Search

There are multiple ways to save your keyword planner search results. I'm sharing only 2 considering the context and scope of this question. Pick the one that is most useful to you. #1: Exporting ...
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Is it possible to "anti optimise" Google AdWords for users who carry out a particular action?

You can. Under Tools & Settings > Audience Manager create a segment for users that fill out the general contact form. You can either define this by a page visited (e.g. /thank-you-page) or by a ...
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Referrals from googleads.g.doubleclick.net . I don't have adwords running

If you are not running any AdWords campaign But You may have Added the Google's "Matched Content Native Ads" on your website/blog. I guess you know about the matched content ads. When someone clicks ...
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Google Adwords Universal App Campaign Doesn't Work

Based upon my conversations with two Google ad reps (who didn't even know the Universal App Campaign ad units existed), I don't have much confidence that those folks can offer any insights. I started ...
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Google Adwords Universal App Campaign Doesn't Work

I was having the exact same issue. I called AdWords support and was informed by the representative that this is a result of a bid strategy that is too low. He shared that the minimum is $1.00 (yet I ...
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Weird difference in Average Monthly Searches for google keyword planner

3,310 result is for all keywords which is suggestion in keyword planner below keywords. While 30 is the perfect keyword average search result. Solution: Filter by below steps: Go to "keyword option"...
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Has switching hosting and backend any influence on Google Adwords?

It might. There are many factors which help your rank, some of which can be affected by your hosting. Speed is a mayor one. If the new host is slower/faster, there might be a change accordingly. ...
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