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I have just created my first adword campaign. I have set up the account with payment details and it shows on the dashboard that the ad is enabled, but my ad is not showing anywhere on Google. Help !

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why is my ad not showing

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Hi @Kat S,


Let the ads be approved first as they might be still in review.

You can check the status of ads accessing the ads tab from the dashboard.

As the account is new, it may also get reviewed by the Google for billing information verification and safety which may take up to 3 business days to get completed.


Instead of the live search for your ads, I would recommend to use the ad preview and diagnosis tool(accessible from the tools tab) to get the preview of the Google search result page for a particular search query in a specific location.

This tool helps to identify why your ad or ad extension might not be appearing.


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