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what am I doing wrong - my analytics shows all my keywords as not set

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An answer for this problem had a link here but this does not work any other suggestions

thanks

Tony

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Hello Tony C ! Welcome to the Community !

 

Did you go through the steps to link your adwords and analytics accounts ?

 

https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/1033961?hl=en

 

Are you an administrator of both accounts or they have a login under the same email ?

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Hi Tony,

Welcome.

If (not set) is appearing in your AdWords reports, it means that the website you're tracking in the Analytics account is receiving visits from an AdWords account that is not linked as a cost source to the profile. You should review the following:

  • Auto-tagging is on but cost data is not applied
  • There is a redirect in the URL
  • The gclid parameter is altered or dropped from the ad
  • Auto and manual tagging are being used at the same time
  • Manually tagged URLs are missing a parameter

For More help Visit

What the value (not set) means

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Adrian B wrote:

Hello Tony C ! Welcome to the Community !

 

Did you go through the steps to link your adwords and analytics accounts ?

 

https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/1033961?hl=en

 

Are you an administrator of both accounts or they have a login under the same email ?


Hi Adrian

Thanks for the response - I think I have done this correctly I followed the steps and have the 2 accounts linked - I have them both under the same log in. So far nothing happening.

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shuva wrote:

Hi Tony,

Welcome.

If (not set) is appearing in your Ad Words reports, it means that the website you're tracking in the Analytics account is receiving visits from an Ad Words account that is not linked as a cost source to the profile. You should review the following:

  • Auto-tagging is on but cost data is not applied
  • There is a redirect in the URL
  • The gclid parameter is altered or dropped from the ad
  • Auto and manual tagging are being used at the same time
  • Manually tagged URLs are missing a parameter

For More help Visit

What the value (not set) means


Thanks - this is really helpful but where do I find these various items you refer to  - The instructions for this is rather vague - Is this part of the analytics tracking info?

 

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Hi,

Auto-tagging: To check whether the Auto tagging on/off follow this steps.

 

  • Sing in to your Adwords Account
  • Go to My Account Tab
  • From the categories select Preferences
  • Now you can see the Auto Tagging under tracking option.

To Import the cost data:

 

  1. Log in to your AdWords account
  2. Click the Tools and Analysis tab, and select Google Analytics.
  3. Click the Admin tab at the top right of any Analytics page.
  4. Click the account to which you want to import cost data, and then select the relevant property.
  5. Use the Profile drop down menu to select the profile.
  6. Click the Profile Settings tab.
  7. Under AdWords Cost Source Settings, check the Apply cost sources box.
  8. Click the Apply button.

Mannual Tagging :

Mannually tagging your ads destination url through URL Builder

 

GCLID Parameter:

Gclid is a globally unique tracking parameter (Google Click Identifier) used by Google to pass information back and forth between Google AdWords and Google Analytics. If you enable URL auto tagging in Google AdWords, Google will append a unique ?gclid parameter on your destination URLs at run-time.

 

Hope this Helps,

 

 

 

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Thanks Shuva

slowly getting there I have a problem after item 6

All the other stuff is checked off OK

Auto tagging is on

 

To Import the cost data:

 

  1. Log in to your AdWords account
  2. Click the Tools and Analysis tab, and select Google Analytics.
  3. Click the Admin tab at the top right of any Analytics page.
  4. Click the account to which you want to import cost data, and then select the relevant property.
  5. Use the Profile drop down menu to select the profile.
  6. Click the Profile Settings tab.

All good to hereSmiley Happy

but now there is no Adwords cost source setting

 

  1. Under AdWords Cost Source Settings, check the Apply cost sources box.
  2. Click the Apply button.