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Ads are not showing due to "similar Display URL with a competing, higher ranking ad" error?

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I am running Ads for my blogspot blog and from today it is not showing the ads on page 1 or 2. And when i checked my all keywords in preview and diagnosis section it shows the message that 

"Your ad shares a similar Display URL with a competing, higher ranking ad"   and  "Another creative in the ad group was selected over this one"

 

Please let know me what should i do so that my ads will be live again. As i am not getting clicks impression despite having good daily budget.

 

Should i use the "target outranking share" bid strategy to outrank my competitors

 

Please help

Thanks

Gagan

 

 

 

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Hi Gagan,

If keywords listed by multiple blogspot blog owners match the same search query only one of them with the highest ad rank will be eligible to display on the SERP. Chances you you are competing with thousands of blogs for a single ad spot.

With target outranking share, you can choose a domain you want to outrank in search results and how often you want to outrank it, and AdWords automatically sets your bids to help meet that target. I would not like to say you should choose it, however, it might be an option if you are comfortable with it in terms of finance.

Best,
Lakatos

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Hi Gagan,

Can you mention your blogspot URL.
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Hi Gagan,

If keywords listed by multiple blogspot blog owners match the same search query only one of them with the highest ad rank will be eligible to display on the SERP. Chances you you are competing with thousands of blogs for a single ad spot.

With target outranking share, you can choose a domain you want to outrank in search results and how often you want to outrank it, and AdWords automatically sets your bids to help meet that target. I would not like to say you should choose it, however, it might be an option if you are comfortable with it in terms of finance.

Best,
Lakatos

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I would purchase a domain and then have your domain setup on blogspot on the url. This way you have a unique name and not the generic blogspot url.

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A good point made by Troy .... Smiley Happy

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Your ads should also perform better if the display URL sounds more professional than blogspot.com