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Youtube ads not running - but status is "serving"

K B
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K B
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Hi I have set up my YouTube ads with specific placements.

They have been approved and status is "serving"

I have place bids high at $1

 

But no impressions and views

 

PLEASE HELP

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Re: Youtube ads not running - but status is "serving"

Rising Star
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Rising Star
Hi K B,

Welcome to the community!

From what I gathered here, firstly you need to increase your bids by a certain percentage. Secondly, I went through the same thing a few days back and after analyzing my account I realised that my targeting was too narrow or too niche. What you need to do is widen the reach of our campaign by adding more targeting to it.

If you are layering your targeting (say Keywords + Topics, etc.), you can test the campaign with just keywords, or topics. If you do not want to do away with the layering, you can probably add more themes (keywords) or topics or Interests to your targeting and widen your visibility as much as possible.

The day I added more topics & Interests (although a bit lateral), I saw an upsurge in the numbers for my campaigns. My account has picked up spends and overall visibility post this change, hope you too can emulate the same in your account.

Hope this Helps!

Cheers!

Shashank
Cheers,
Shashank Singh, AdWords Rising Star |
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Re: Youtube ads not running - but status is "serving"

Rising Star
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Rising Star
Hi K B,

I would agree with Shashank. The only thing which I can add - I found it very usefull to remarket visitors using YouTube, so you can add some lists in your YouTube campaigns.

Cheers,
Alexey
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UAWC Agency
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Re: Youtube ads not running - but status is "serving"

Rising Star
# 4
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Hi K B,

Completely agree with Alexey here. Remarketing is another great idea to be tested on YouTube. I have personally see good performance from a YT Remarketing campaign and would highly recommend it.

Hope this Helps!

Cheers!

Shashank
Cheers,
Shashank Singh, AdWords Rising Star |
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