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Discussion in 'Google AdWords' started by fryman, Jun 28, 2006.

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    I was creating a new campaign and made a typo on a keyword, I ended up typing "smleycentral"

    What does Adwords say about it?
    SEMrush
    WTF???
     
    fryman, Jun 28, 2006 IP
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  2. Art

    Art Peon

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    #2
    You've just discovered Google's secret sauce that lets it change its stock price and profits anytime it wants! ;)

    In all seriousness though, I've always wondered whether there'd be a variable in the pricing that Google sets itself that basically scales the prices up or down.
     
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    Micromag Well-Known Member

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    The rules regarding Quality Score are very clear:

    AdWords probably detected that your ads and your landing page are not relevant for the keyword "smleycentral".

    Relevancy down -> Quality Score Down

    Quality Score Down -> Minimum Bid Up
     
    Micromag, Jun 28, 2006 IP
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    adwordaffiliate Active Member

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    Great post, yeah you would need to have a nice landing page set up optimised for the keywords you want to bring the price down.

    Why not try it out, make a small landing page with the words smleycentral on it & retry adding the keyword to see what it changes it to? :)
     
    adwordaffiliate, Jun 28, 2006 IP
  5. fryman

    fryman Kiss my rep

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    Yeah, so all I need to do to fix this is bid 10 bucks and then Adwords will be happy and ignore this...

    lol... no wonder those guys are millionaires :D
     
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    Micromag Well-Known Member

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    You can also check the documentation that explain this:

    https://adwords.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?answer=38197

    I already had problems with landing pages with pure graphic or flash pages.

    To have a keywords on landing page is not only important to activate the keyword but also to have you ad on one of the top position (High quality score).
     
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    Did you end up trying to the experiment with the smleycentral keyword on your page? Going from $10 to nickel clicks would be interesting...

    *tries now*
     
    Art, Jul 1, 2006 IP
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    Very Funny post ok now who wants smleycentral.com
     
    WebmasterWanabe, Jul 2, 2006 IP
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    Micromag Well-Known Member

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    lol :p.......
     
    Micromag, Jul 2, 2006 IP