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Ad isnt showing bcoz similar Display URL with a competing/higher ranking ad, Any advice?

Discussion in 'Adwords' started by wisdom786, May 4, 2009.

  1. wisdom786

    wisdom786 Newbie

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    My Ad is not showing and as a Reason I am getting a message from google that
    "Your ad shares a similar Display URL with a competing, higher ranking ad"

    My Quality Score is very good and also I bid more but still my ad is not showing.
    Any ideas to solve this problem ?
     
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  2. antsaoo

    antsaoo Supreme Member

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    Get domain and redirect with it . problem solved
     
  3. skyfox

    skyfox Junior Member

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    Yep, Google has a duplicate URL rule which will only show your ad if you pay a higher CPC than the next guy.

    So, your best bet is to do as ant says and get a domain and just redirect it to the other display url you were using.
     
  4. wisdom786

    wisdom786 Newbie

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    thanks for your advice.
     
  5. wisdom786

    wisdom786 Newbie

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    Landing page and display url must be same acc to google policy.
    So If I buy a domain xyz.com and use it as display url in the Ad. Then I redirect to the product landing page say, product.com then dont you think I am violating the gooogle display policy.
    Please correct me If I understood wrong here
     
  6. fizfaziq

    fizfaziq Newbie

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    Yes I think that's correct. Redirect is not allowed in Adwords. That's why people have to use landing pages.

    Or is there any others way to do it? I also curious to know..
     
  7. akmacorp

    akmacorp BANNED BANNED

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    yeah. you should get new domain name!
     
  8. cpaaddict

    cpaaddict Supreme Member

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    no need to get a domain yet. do this and followL

    google search your main keywords for your ad.

    look at the top ten domains in natural results. not google adwords ads. but the natural ones. look at the domains u see. are they on adwords? if not then grab one yourself. use that domain for your display url.

    then go into your keywords and edit them. you will also see a box for urls. you can enter a url for any keyword. this is where you place your own site. so add it to all your keywords and save campaign.

    now when a user searches for your term. the ad will display the url you got from the top ten results before hand. but when they click the ad. it will goto your site or affil link.

    did that make sense?

    try it and you will see what i mean
     
  9. shrkscn

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    How does that solve the problem... ok you will have a unique display url but your display url & destination url will differ... :confused:
     
  10. Jaz

    Jaz Regular Member

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    Bid higher,

    I'm assuming your promoting an affiliate offer.
    If you are direct linking an offer, he who bids the highest gets the right to show the ad.

    Its either that or landing page.
    There are a few programs out there that kinda blackhat around this issue too, affiliateprophet and LPGen. But honestly they are short term solutions to test an offer with. I wouldn't recommend them long term.
     
  11. xr4ti

    xr4ti Registered Member

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    Does anyone know if this still works?
     
  12. shrkscn

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    Also work on the ad... most probably your CTR may be low.... in that case bidding higher may not help... I had the same issue... wrote the ads again.. bid little bit higher... got good CTR and then my keywords did not have any issue... guess later due to this competition, my competitor eventually dropped off..
     
  13. cpaaddict

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    yeh i use it everyday
     
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  14. best999

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    ok, but is this allowed by adwords? or is dangerous to use it, how long are you using this method?