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$100 free advertsing expires tonight ... help!

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I'm new here and to AdWords.  I think I messed up and am worried I might lose a $100 free advertising promotion I receipt from my internet provider.  It ends 6/30/12.

 

I did everything I could to setup my account, a new ad campaignn and provided my billing information.  I then filled in my coupon code and I received the following message:

This promotional code is not valid. Please check that you entered all digits correctly

 

The code was entered correctly and has not been used before so I'm not sure what's going on.

 

I now know it takes up to 3 days to approve a new account but again do not want to lose the free advertising.

 

I called all of the phone numbers I could find but it seems Google doesn't offer 24/7 customer service.

 

I wonder if you can tell me .... What I can do?

 

Thanks

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Re: $100 free advertsing expires tonight ... help!

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Either you ran out of time or the code wasn't valid/has already been used.

I'm guessing it's the former as it's now the 1st.

Re: $100 free advertsing expires tonight ... help!

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I did this at least 7 hours ago.  It is currently 11:07 here still 6/30/12.  The coupon code was never used before since I am the only one with access to any of this.

 

What can be done to protect me until Google opens again to take incoming calls from customers?

 

Thanks!