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Google Ads Local Campaigns Does Not Support Ad Scheduling

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Google Ads Local Campaigns Does Not Support Ad Scheduling


Did you know that your local campaigns in Google Ads can now be scheduled to turn on or off on certain days or time of the day? Anders Hjorth posted a cryptic error when trying to set a schedule for local campaigns in Google Ads that read “this operation is not allowed for the given context.” He said “the local business I run a campaign for is not open this weekend. Ad schedule “not allowed for the given context”. I can’t find any good reason this. Is there one?”

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Ginny Marvin, the AdsLiaison replied on Twitter saying “ad scheduling isn’t available in Local Campaigns.” “The idea is to keep store location promotions ongoing, similar to local brand advantage (like billboards) & search location extensions,” she explained. One work around she provided was to “use automated rules to pause/enable ad groups at specific times.”

Anders wasn’t too happy with the logic there, he said “indeed silly and hey, I’ll do a complex workaround because the feature was removed to make it simpler?!” Roy Steves also echoed that, in which Ginny promised to pass along the feedback.

Forum discussion at Twitter.

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Google Gives Advice On When Copy Sites Outrank Your Original Content

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Google Gives Advice On When Copy Sites Outrank Your Original Content

Danny Sullivan from Google provided some advice and took some feedback on a specific example of when an original piece of research from a website was being outranked by a site copying its information.

This specific example is for the query [r kelly net worth] where the original source of the information supposedly comes from celebritynetworth.com but according to Celebrity Net Worth, the site ranking above them for that query is a “content regurgitators.” Celebrity Net Worth said the change happened with the September core update and they asked what can be done.

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Danny Sullivan of Google replied giving a few bits of advice including (1) ask the sites taking your original research to cite and link to your content, (2) make it clear on your page that the original research is yours and yours alone, (3) ensure the details on the page show it is uniquely done, (4) and explain how you get to your original research. This is not to say that this site did anything wrong, Danny said he will pass along this information to the Google Search team.

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Previously, Google has said that when scrapers outrank you, it might be due to quality issues with your site or your site was penalized. This is why you often see complaints about this after a core algorithm, which accesses site quality.

Forum discussion at Twitter.



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