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Hi, 

 

I have set up a campaign on the GDN. It is based solely on placements and I have targeted 7-8 sites, using the display planner. I am not using keywords, only sites/placements. All the ads have been approved. 

 

The bidding is set to optimized CPM.

 

I set up this campaign as of yesterday and for some reason everything is approved etc...but it is still showing up as"this ad group isn't currently available for serving".

 

I understand it hasn't been a full 24 hours, however, any input would be much appreciated. 

 

Thanks,

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Accepted by topic author Eitan Hayde
September 2015

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Hi Eitan, 

 

If everything else is fine. You should wait for a few more hours to see if the ads start triggering. 

 

Also, practically if you target your ads to just a few managed placements, you narrow the opportunities for your ad to appear. You have 7 to 8 websites only. I don't know how much page views do they have in general and how is your campaign optimized against competition.  

 

Hence, I would advise you to try adding more placements on the same topic, and also increase the bid a bit. Once the ads start triggering, you may get ahead to decrease the bid as desired. 

 

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Hi, 

 

I couldn't read your name, may be it's a different language or my Browser is playing games with me Smiley Happy

 

Anyway, let me first welcome you to the AdWords Community.

 

To your queries, the reason for this message can be many. To understand it better, I will need a few answers from you - 

 

  1. Are you sure your managed placements are the parts of GDN? How did you find these placements, did you the planner? 
  2. If they are, do these websites have the supported Ad format/size as you have in the campaigns?

 

If your answers are 'Yes'. Did you try increasing the bids?

 

To me, the problem lies in the aforementioned two questions only. 

 

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Hi,

Fixed the name!

Thanks for the reply.

1) I used the display planner.
2) I have several different ad sizes (approx 12). I have set up 8 sites, so I highly doubt ad size is the problem.

3) The bid is on Optimized CPM on a higher budget than recommended.

any more ideas?

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Thanks for the update Eitan. 

 

I believe you are using static image ads. Are you sure those websites support image ads?

 

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Yup.

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Any ideas would be much appreciated!

Marked as Best Answer.
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Accepted by topic author Eitan Hayde
September 2015

Re: This ad group isn't currently available for serving. please try la

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Hi Eitan, 

 

If everything else is fine. You should wait for a few more hours to see if the ads start triggering. 

 

Also, practically if you target your ads to just a few managed placements, you narrow the opportunities for your ad to appear. You have 7 to 8 websites only. I don't know how much page views do they have in general and how is your campaign optimized against competition.  

 

Hence, I would advise you to try adding more placements on the same topic, and also increase the bid a bit. Once the ads start triggering, you may get ahead to decrease the bid as desired. 

 

Thanks
Ratan

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Re: This ad group isn't currently available for serving. please try la

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All working fine.

Thanks for the help!