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Getting views even if the campaign is pause

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Yesterday i paused my campaign as it wasn't working out for me at all!

For a few hours nothing came in. It was really paused

 

Today i found out that it continued even tho everything's showing as paused ?

 

I had (if i recall) 35k of impressions then i paused it.

Today i'm up to 50k !? Of course the bill is higher too $$.

 

How come ?

 

Let me know

Thanks

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Accepted by topic author Andre L
September 2015

Re: Getting views even if the campaign is pause

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Good morning.

 

I believe the problem is in the schedule for data posting.  The data in your AdWords campaign is not "real time" data. There is a delay of several hours before all impression/click data is posted. Some other kinds of data can take even longer to post--up to a day or two.

 

If you did pause your campaign, the system went to work to shut down your ad serving as quickly as possible. However, any impressions or clicks your ads had earned that had not yet posted to your account would still be valid and will still need to be paid for.

 

Hope that helps!


Theresa
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Re: Getting views even if the campaign is pause

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Rising Star

Good morning.

 

I believe the problem is in the schedule for data posting.  The data in your AdWords campaign is not "real time" data. There is a delay of several hours before all impression/click data is posted. Some other kinds of data can take even longer to post--up to a day or two.

 

If you did pause your campaign, the system went to work to shut down your ad serving as quickly as possible. However, any impressions or clicks your ads had earned that had not yet posted to your account would still be valid and will still need to be paid for.

 

Hope that helps!


Theresa
Google AdWords Top Contributor
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Re: Getting views even if the campaign is pause

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Hummm you are probably right. Sad it happens tho as you need to react fast when you see something that is simply not working. It's a waste of money.