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Ad not showing because ad already showing for a keyword

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I'm having this problem but with the following twist: All keywords are paused except for my problem term; I have only one ad in the account; and I still get the error that the term won't show because there may be other ads ranked higher

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Ad not showing because ad already showing for a keyword

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Hi @Karthik M


In general, you see this error message when you have more than one same or similar keywords in the account. In this case, the keywords which lose taking part in the auction because of a lower rank, you see that message on the losing keywords. 


Now in your case, you seem to have paused other ads, keywords, adgroup or campaigns recently. Give it some time. It should disappear. 


PS. If the keyword in question lost the last a few auctions based on the scenario discussed above, you may see the same message till it wins a few auctions and your ad gets triggered. 



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