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daily budget and total cost

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My Daily budget was set to R1.43, yet on February 15th my ads racked up a total cost of R1826! Please can somebody explain why my total cost is SOOOO much more than my daily budget! I only wanted to spend R20 for the total campaign so that's what i entered on YouTube!

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Hello,

 

Welcome to the Community !

 

This has happened to others as seen from the discussion below. It will fix itself so have no worries, it is a system error .

 

https://www.en.adwords-community.com/t5/Billing/Video-campaign-Daily-Budget-set-at-2-Total-cost-186/...

 

 

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Hi Luke B,

Welcome..

Please go through the following link.The similar issue had been discussed here..I think it will help

https://www.en.adwords-community.com/t5/Billing/Video-campaign-Daily-Budget-set-at-2-Total-cost-186/...

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Luke B, now you have 2 identical answers to reasure you that this is just a bug.

We had the same Idea at the same time, this can be called "Sunday telepathy" Smiley Happy)

Thanks Guys! When I went into my billing page it charged...

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Thanks Guys! When I went into my billing page it charged me the correct amount. I think I just got really lucky by getting 6500 views from only paying $0.14!