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I have created a campaign. The video is Approved, but says "Not yet serving" above it, and the link next to that it says "Issues with Video Ad#1" and then under that it says "This campaign is not yet serving".


I have clicked on "Segment by format" and nothing shows.


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Re: AdWords Campaign Error

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Hello Joshua T,

quickly go through approval process in Adwords here:

Status ''Not yet serving'' means: A video ad is not yet approved to appear on YouTube but is under review.

So I guess you'll just have to wait a little bit longer.


Re: AdWords Campaign Error

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# 3
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Hi Joshua,

As Alex rightly suggested that your video has not yet been approved by Google. You should ideally wait for the ad to get approved (which should take approximately upto 2 days during weekdays). This is because, video ads need to get manually approved by a Google rep for them to start serving.

If you do not see your ads serving even post 2 days, write in to Google Support and find out if there is any issue with your ads. Also, put in a request for the ads to get approved as soon as possible by mentioning your Account ID in the mail.

Hope this Helps!


Shashank Singh, AdWords Rising Star |
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