Google AdWords Fundamentals Exam
Your client noticed that his ad was disapproved for editorial reasons. Why is it important for him to understand and abide by Google’s advertising policies
All AdWords ads go through an approval process to ensure the ads are safe and appropriate for users. Every time you create a new ad or make changes to an existing ad, it will automatically be submitted for review to ensure that it follows Google’s advertising policies.
When setting up a Search Network campaign for a client, you want to maximize the number of clicks her ads can get. Which bidding strategy should you use to achieve this goal?
Automated bidding takes the heavy lifting and guesswork out of setting bids to meet your performance goals. Each type of automated bid strategy is designed to help you achieve a specific goal for your business.
Your client wants to increase the number of people visiting his website. When analyzing the data for Search campaign, which metric do you most want to improve?
When creating a keyword list using broad match, why should you leave out misspellings and plural forms of keywords?
Broad match lets a keyword trigger your ad to show whenever someone searches for that phrase, similar phrases, singular or plural forms, misspellings, synonyms, stemming (such as floor and flooring), related searches, and other relevant variations.
You signed 3 new clients, each with an existing AdWords account. What’s the best way to manage these accounts?
If you’re an agency or someone who manages multiple AdWords accounts, a manager account is a powerful tool that could save you time. A manager account is an AdWords account that lets you easily view and manage multiple AdWords accounts — including other manager accounts — from a single location.
Which is the best bidding option for an advertiser who wants to drive more clicks from mobile devices?
Just as with desktop AdWords campaigns, mobile campaigns use bidding and targeting to determine where and when your ads show up. A click may be worth more to you if it comes from a mobile device or a specific location, or at a certain time of day. By setting bid adjustments, you can increase or decrease your bids to gain more control over when and where your ad is shown.
When setting up a campaign, you can use Display Planner to get an idea of the budget and bids you should set based on your:
Each idea comes with impression estimates and historical costs. Think of these estimates and statistics as a guide to help you plan your Display Network campaign, rather than to project future performance.
Your travel agency client is running a very targeted campaign to reach people who are visiting Paris on vacation and don’t live in France. What would be an effective way to target this client’s customers?
Your new client’s AdWords account has one campaign with one ad group that contains a list of hundreds of keywords. Which best practice should you follow when re-organizing this client’s keywords?
Use ad groups to organize your ads by a common theme. For example, try separating ad groups into the different product or service types you offer.
You can use Display Planner to:
Display Planner shows you the potential reach and cost of targeting ideas to help you plan your Display Network campaigns. The forecasts can help you understand how your ad groups could perform and historical costs can guide you to the ideas that are within your budget.
Every time that your ad is eligible to show, AdWords calculates its Ad Rank using your bid amount, components of Quality Score and:
A value that’s used to determine your ad position (where ads are shown on a page) and whether your ads will show at all. Ad Rank is calculated using your bid amount, the components of Quality Score (expected clickthrough rate, ad relevance, and landing page experience), and the expected impact of extensions and other ad formats.
Your client gets more conversions from ads that appear to people in Tokyo. What actions should you take to try and increase the number of conversions for this client?
Use location bid adjustments to show your ad more or less frequently to customers in certain countries, cities, or other geographic areas.
Your client noticed last month that his ad often showed up beside another advertiser’s ad for the same search terms. How can you help your client understand how he is performing compared to other advertisers?
The Auction insights report lets you compare your performance with other advertisers who are participating in the same auctions that you are.
Which of the following items is not a component of Quality Score?
Your ad can show on the Google Search Network when someone searches for terms that are similar to your:
When someone searches on Google, your ad could be eligible to appear based on the similarity of your keywords to the person’s search terms, as well as your keyword match types. Keywords are also used to match your ad to sites in the Google Network that are related to your keywords and ads.
You would choose to advertise on the Google Search Network if you wanted to:
The Google Search Network is a group of search-related websites or apps where your ads can appear. When you advertise on the Google Search Network, your ad can show next to search results when someone searches with terms related to one of your keywords.
You want to generate leads with your AdWords campaign by encouraging people to fill out an interest form on your website. What do you need to know to measure return on investment (ROI) for this campaign?
How much profit you’ve made from your ads compared to how much you’ve spent on those ads. Return on investment (known as ROI) measures the ratio of your profits to your advertising costs.
Advertising on TV, print, and radio typically requires a predetermined budget. What key differences enable some online advertising campaigns to invest with more flexibility without a predetermined budget in mind?
You can use Keyword Planner to identify
A tool that provides keyword ideas and traffic estimates to help you build a Search Network campaign.
A client that owns a fine-dining restaurant in London wants to get more phone calls from people researching places to eat on their mobile phones. How should you optimize this client’s campaign to help achieve their goal?
Ads created in call-only campaigns are fine-tuned to show only on mobile devices that are capable of making calls.
An advertiser should group their campaigns by:
A good rule of thumb for creating an effective campaign structure is to mirror your website’s structure. By creating campaigns and ad groups around a specific theme or product, you can create keyword lists that directly relate to the corresponding ad text, and ads that link directly to that product’s page on your website. You can even add keyword-specific URLs to improve the quality and relevance of your ads in your account.
Belinda’s boutique just started carrying 3 new designer labels. She wants to show an image ad announcing the new collections to people who are browsing websites about designer clothing. Which campaign is a good fit?
With a Display Network only campaign, your ads can show throughout the Display Network. This campaign type works by matching your ads — including text, image, rich media, and video ads — to websites and other placements, like YouTube and mobile apps, with content related to your targeting.
A client wants to promote her new mobile app by showing her ads in other mobile apps. How can AdWords help accomplish her goal?
When reviewing your client’s Search Network campaign, you notice that the ads in one of the ad groups have a low average position. Which flexible bid strategy should you use to help improve the position of these ads?
“Target search page location” is a type of flexible bid strategy that automates bidding across multiple campaigns, ad groups, and keywords to show your ad on the top of the page or on the first page of Google search results.
Donna sells t-shirts featuring vintage album covers. She wants people searching for unusual t-shirts to find her website, but she also thinks people interested in music might make a purchase. What campaign type would you recommend?
Your ads can appear when people search for terms on Google search and search partner sites that match your keywords. They can also appear on relevant pages across the web on the Display Network. However, your ads are shown selectively on the Display Network and bidding is automated, helping you reach people who are most likely to be interested in the products and services you’re advertising.
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