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Needed: AdWords-Banned Domains

Discussion in 'Adwords' started by orlandolongwood, Mar 30, 2016.

  1. orlandolongwood

    orlandolongwood Junior Member

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    I am looking for one or two AdWords-banned domains. These must have been banned for non-porn, US-based account. Thanks
     
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    I am just curious what do you need them for?
     
  3. orlandolongwood

    orlandolongwood Junior Member

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    I am helping some document how to recover a "banned" domain for a whitepaper. I helped someone who unknowingly bought a poisoned domain to clean it up, including getting AdWords approved. Want a real-world example that we can use publically.
     
  4. nes22

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    From what I've heard domains might get unbanned when they expire. However buying a banned domain (transferred from another) should get someone suspended and there's no guarentee to get an account unsuspended. Even domains that were deemed to be "spamming" may get banned from Adwords. What works for you might not work for someone else. Also I doubt Adwords even mentions that the domain being banned was the issue so how would someone know that they got banned due to the domain being banned in the past? How is a new advertiser supposed to know? Adwords always shows some generic suspended message so your whitepaper isn't going to help many people.

    You can find tons of previously banned expired domains by going through the Official Google Advertiser Community forums. In the thousands of account suspended threads people usually say the domain they were advertising.

    Toronto-Property-Search (dot) com was supposedly banned.
     
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    Websites get banned from advertising on Adwords because they don't follow rules. Simple as that. You can get un-banned by fixing whatever they object to. I had a client not so long ago and told him to fix something or he would not be able to use Adwords. He said to go ahead anyway and right away they suspended his account. But he wouldn't listen, even after I talked to a Google rep, knowing what the problem was and he confirmed. He even forwarded an email tp the client as to what needed to be done. He still wouldn't do it, even though it was so simple.

    The proper word here is suspended. You are not allowed to advertise until an issue is resolved. Banned on the other hand means they will never let you advertise again. One usually gets banned for violating major rules such as opening multiple accounts. It's the account that's banned, not the site.
     
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    That is a pretty cool thing to do, would you mind sharing it with BHW when you've published?