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Ad is not showing on the Ad preview tool, and is not showing in search.

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Hi there, I set up an ad about 30 hours ago. It is not showing in the preview tool or in the search results on google. The status next to all keywords is Eligible. The status next to the ad group is Eligible. The account has been credited, and the ad approved. Ad group default max cpc has been set to $5, and each individual keyword max cpc has been set at various values below $5. Im not sure what else could be wrong? Do I just have to wait longer? Thanks.

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Ad is not showing on the Ad preview tool, and is not showing in search.

Rising Star
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Rising Star

Hi Richard,

 

At the top of the Ad Preview page there should be a message saying why your ads are not showing.

 

 

 

Ad is not showing on the Ad preview tool, and is not showing in search.

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The message is:

No, your ad isn't showing for this keyword right now. There are a number of reasons why this happens.

Ad is not showing on the Ad preview tool, and is not showing in search.

Badged Google Partner
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Badged Google Partner

Go to your ads tab, and make sure to enable the policy details column. What do you see in the ad status, and policy details columns?

 

Have you accrued any impressions at the campaign level? Is this a search only, or search & display campaign?

Tom

Ad is not showing on the Ad preview tool, and is not showing in search.

Rising Star
# 5
Rising Star

Hover over the speech bubble in the status column for your ads - that might be able to tell you what is wrong. Same with the keywords.

 

Double check settings like device, ad schedule, location to make sure it should be showing as you are expecting.

 

If it is still a mystery, contact Google Support
https://support.google.com/adwords/answer/8206

 

 

Ad is not showing on the Ad preview tool, and is not showing in search.

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It says Approved. No activity on the ad at all. Its search only. Thanks.

Ad is not showing on the Ad preview tool, and is not showing in search.

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Thank you. Ill get in touch with google. All statuses are fine.