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Create your first AdWords campaign

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Google Employee
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Google Employee

If you haven't used AdWords before, you may be looking for advice on how to set up your campaign correctly.  Enter the new "Create your campaign" checklist! This checklist (recommended for advertisers who haven't set up an account before) goes through five steps recommended by the Help Center team on how to open an account and create your first campaign. I would advise readers to use the Create a campaign checklist while setting up your campaign. It will take you through the most important, basic steps in the account creation process.  These five steps consist of: 


  1. Create an AdWords account
  2. Sign in to AdWords
  3. Create your first ad campaign
  4. Submit your billing information
  5. Find your first ads
One of the great things about the checklist is that you can go through it at your own pace. If you want to go through the account creation process slowly, you can decide to complete one step per day or per week. However, if you want to complete the task as quickly as possible, you can also set aside a couple of hours and complete the five steps then. 
We do recommend that you have your account open while you go through the checklist and complete each step as you read it online. Additionally, if your AdWords account is under a certain age and you have not completed the full account creation, you should see a checklist module on the right hand side of the page where you can mark each step as "Done" once completed. 
Hopefully, you find these tips useful. Has anyone else come across any helpful tips about account creation? 
Good luck with your new campaign!! :smileyhappy:
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Re: Create your first AdWords campaign

Zee Community Manager
Community Manager
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Zee Community Manager
Community Manager

Thanks, Laura.