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Can I use Google Adwords as a private person?

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I want to promote a personal web page of mine. However, it seems like I cannot use Adwords because the billing needs to be made to a company. Is this correct and if not, how can I set up the campaign as a private person?

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Can I use Google Adwords as a private person?

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Sure, you can setup an AdWords account as an individual.  

 

The campaign, and landing page of course will need comply with Google's terms of service. Some business sectors are not allowed to advertise on Google, e.g. pharmaceuticals.  But most personally owned business related pages are OK.

 

Here's a reference to of some of the do's and don'ts, hth:

 

https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/6008942?hl=en

Can I use Google Adwords as a private person?

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Hi Charlotte P,

 

You have the option to choose the billing in the name of the company or individual.

 

So, you can opt the individual and continue to set up your campaigns.


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Hi Charlotte,

 

You say "personal web page" - keep in mind that AdWords is intended for promoting services and products. If you are not selling either you may have difficulty getting your ads approved.

 

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How can I can change settings from from business to individual? Clicking on word business did not help.

Can I use Google Adwords as a private person?

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This thread has been closed to new replies since it is from 2016.

 

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To start a new thread, please go to the top level of the Community, and from there, click on the board that is most closely related to your question. After that, you can click on the pink "+" sign in the lower right corner of the screen to start a new topic. Making your new thread is fast, easy and allows more specific help directly to you (and not all of the other members in the old thread).

 

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