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Whats the difference between Business name, name and contact name?

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Hi Everyone, Ok so setting up a new account in AdWords, and getting really frustrated. So, filling in the forms and get to the page about billing, and it asks for biz name, fair enough straight forward, but what do I put in name? And how is this different from contact name? Do I just repeat the biz name or do i put the same name as the contact name? Am I just being dumb here? Does this field just seem somewhat superfluous to anyone else?


Thanks, all


Mr B



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Whats the difference between Business name, name and contact name?

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Hi @neil b,



This is done since some administrators (contact name) only handles the technical aspects of the account. And the billing person only handles billing. 


XYZ Taco Stand, owner Fred Stevens... Tina Meana, contact person. 


AdWords Account setup:


  • Business Name - XYZ Taco Stand 123 Main Street, Anywhere USA 11111
  • Billing Name - Fred Stevens 456 Main Street, Anywhere USA 22222 
  • Contact Name - Tina Meana 789 Main Street, Anywhere USA 33333 



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