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New Categories Announcement

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Google Employee
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Google Employee

Hi community,


We are excited to introduce a new look to our categories today. You’ll notice a few newcomers to the list, as well as some refreshed names for our old staples. New to the list are Advanced Features; Online Marketing Courses (MOOCs) and Google Shopping, PLAs, Merchant Center. We’re really glad to have Google Shopping migrated to our community today too. Read Coco’s announcement post to learn more about this.


All of the categories below are now found on our homepage and under the Discussions tab.


  • From the Community Team: Announcements and events from the Community team

  • Basics for New Advertisers: Get started with AdWords and learn the basics about set-up and campaign structure

  • Tracking & Reporting: Use Google Analytics and AdWords Reports and measure your results with Conversion Tracking

  • Performance Optimization: Improve your campaign results and boost your ROI, CTR & Quality Score

  • Advanced Features: Dive into advanced features like Remarketing and Flexible Bid Strategies  

  • Google Shopping, PLAs, Merchant Center: Make the most of PLA and Shopping campaigns

  • Billing: Understand AdWords billing options, forms of payment and promotional codes

  • Ad Approval & Policy: Understand ad approval status and Google’s advertising policies

  • AdWords Express: Learn how to write ads, set a business category, and review performance

  • Members' Lounge: Ask questions, share ideas and give feedback about the AdWords Community

  • Online Marketing Courses (MOOCs): Engage with users from the Online Marketing courses ( and ask questions about the course material



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Re: New Categories Announcement

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Nothing new to the AdWords certification tests, which is not surprising. The funny part is, even if you pass the exams from the Partner network, there is no link to show clients that you are qualified. There are always catches, beyond the cosmetic makeovers with the UI.

Re: New Categories Announcement

Google Employee
# 3
Google Employee

Hi Niranjan, 


This update was specific to the AdWords community and doesn't really pertain to the AdWords certification exams but I'll be sure to pass on your feedback.