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How F**** Stupid Are the Adwords Team

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by digitalworldz, May 13, 2014.

  1. digitalworldz

    digitalworldz Regular Member

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    So I got a notification over the weekend that my adwords account was suspended, so I went onto live chat and spoke to someone who did not really understand that much English.

    I had a few issues, one was my site was hacked so quickly fixed that.

    The next issue which is absolutely mind blowing to me is Google says a site I was running ads on 3 years ago and sold 3 years ago is now on a parked domain and that I need to fix that, although I deleted the campaign when I sold the site.

    Obviously the new owner has let the domain drop and someone has parked it.

    I said to the adwords team how can I fix that, I dont own that domain and have not owned it for years, they basically had no answer.

    So today I call up adwords and the guy on the phone said theres not really much you can do if you no longer own the domain

    You just cant use adwords anymore

    WTF!!! This is the silliest policy I have EVER seen - They told me if you added a site to adwords you MUST always control its content, because I sold it and someone let it drop I have been suspended forever.

    That is like selling a house and then a few years down the line still paying for the bills. Absolutely shocking policies by Google

    I am shocked as to how thick they are

    So just a heads up if you are thinking about letting one of your sites expire that you have used on adwords in the past- THINK AGAIN

    You will get suspended, as they are even checking deleted campaigns
     
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    validseo Power Member

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    That is odd. Truly Odd.
     
  3. bartosimpsonio

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    As far as ads go, Facebook is gonna swallow Google alive.

    FB is much better targetted, more transparent, much better implemented and a much better system than adwords will ever be.
     
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    Thanks for sharing your experience. That policy is absolutely ridiculous. Surely you can't be responsible for sites once they sell? And what happens to the new owner - are they banned from AdWords too? Shocking.
     
  5. digitalworldz

    digitalworldz Regular Member

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    Ye it sucks big time.. I doubt the new owner is using adsense as the domain is parked

    I actually hate the new owner lol.. They got me banned!
     
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    I'm sorry, but adword team have always been Stupid.
     
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    Lol sorry for that really retarded...
     
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    You better call them again, maybe the guy who spoke with was high on something. You never know!
     
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    THis google's policy sucks.You should not be victim.
     
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    What's stupid is people actually believe the OP's reason for losing his account.

    pwnd
     
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    Adword was created as a service with such a team.
     
  12. Aluminium

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    It's true, Google ads make me cringe.

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  13. digitalworldz

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    Just received another response, pasted below!! Ridiculous..


    Thank you for writing back to us. I understand that you have concerns about your AdWords account.

    Please fix the sites that are disabled and contact us back to Unsuspend it, it will not help you if you delete the campaigns.

    The sites are:

    webhostingplex.com disabled for Parked Domain

    www.webhostingplex.com disabled for Broken URL

    Please fix the above sites and contact us back, we would be glad to help you.

    Sincerely,
    Narmada
     
  14. Numbuh362

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    Thanks for letting us know, I actually have 2 sites I used Adwords on that I was going to drop this year. Thankfully I don't really use Adwords.
     
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    if your a legit business, they'll help you, but if you run shady blackhat types of schemes they'll knock you off your block.
     
  16. digitalworldz

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    My latest reply to them, lets see what they will say this time.. I just feel like I keep repeating myself

    Thanks for emailing me, I do not think you understand

    - I sold this site over 3 years ago, I have explained this numerous times. When I was running ads it was a proper site http://web.archive.org/web/20110308022333/http://www.webhostingplex.com/ - Someone else owns the site now.. How can I fix it? Its not mine anymore, its not my fault they let it drop and I am not even running ads on it
    - same as above
    - Again I no longer own this domain you can see it here contentarmy.com - Goname.com own it now.. That page you are referring too does not exist

    I need some real answers here rather then repeating the same things again and again

    How can I fix sites I no longer own? Why am I being held liable for sites I no longer own and that I have not even run ads for?
     
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    i don;t use Google ads, but I think it is adsense, not adwords. Adwords is when you buy ads
     
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    I wouldn't have any more written communication with that guy.

    If he is that fucking stupid he can't read.

    I would try to find someone else to help you.

     
  19. digitalworldz

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    OMG this lady just called me and she can barely speak any English

    They said I have to fix this.... I said HOW!! She said you need to contact the webmaster... I am like I DONT OWN THE FRIKKIN DOMAIN

    They said there is nothing we can do then its adwords policy.. You need to buy the site back lol and fix it!!

    What a bunch of monkeys
     
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  20. archon10

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    lol I believe you are correct.