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Your keyword, combined with other targeting in your ad group...

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Hi Everyone,

 

Trying to work out what is happening here. I totally understand the error - but I can't seem to shake it.

 

What I have done is use the display planner to make sure the keyword has some coverage - in this case the keyword is Xero (a very popular accounting package). Display planner says I can expect between 200-300M impressions per week. This is with both text ads and a 300x250 image ad. I also put that in the display planner.

 

I have selected no other targeting or placements.

 

I still get the error:

"Your keyword, combined with other targeting in your ad group, matches very few pages on the Display Network. What can I do?"

 

I called the adwords call centre and they advised that I need to wait 48 hours for the ads "Be approved" but my ad has already been approved and the message certainly doesn't seem like its a wait kind of thing.

 

Has anyone else had the same issue? Searching google I couldn't find anything except for people who have a very targeted campaign or have had it up for a long time and there was a sudden drop off.

 

 

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Re: Your keyword, combined with other targeting in your ad group...

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Choose 8-12 keywords, so the system can define a "theme" to be matched with content on web pages (e.g. Laser printers, xerox, HP printers, xerox color printer... etc.)
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Re: Your keyword, combined with other targeting in your ad group...

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Hi Ryan, please make sure that you have checked placements status in your campaign.
https://support.google.com/adwords/answer/2497830?hl=en

Some Adsense accounts may restrict specific ads which they don't want to see on their website, so maybe your landing just doesn't match their settings.
Cheers, Alexey
UAWC Agency
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Choose 8-12 keywords, so the system can define a "theme" to be matched with content on web pages (e.g. Laser printers, xerox, HP printers, xerox color printer... etc.)
Moshe, AdWords Top Contributor , Twitter | Linkedin | Community Profile | Ad-Globe
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