[News] Google AdWords campaign targeting http://www.squeak.org

Matthias Berth matthias.berth at googlemail.com
Sat Nov 25 18:45:20 UTC 2006

AFAIK, if somebody elses bid is higher, your ad will be placed lower
on the list, but still at the CPC you chose. Are you sure that you
can't limit the CPC and still get a decent position in the ads list?


On 11/24/06, Yanni Chiu <yanni at rogers.com> wrote:
> Klaus D. Witzel wrote:
> > I run my squeak.org campaign now for 36 hours, during which their CPC
> > bid  was raised from pennies to bucks, between a factor of 50 and 100.
> > My  pockets are not deep enough to compete against Google's own ads,
> > sorry ;-)
> Yikes! IMHO, that behaviour borders (if not crosses) the line
> on rigging the game - sort of like a casino modifying the
> odds to ensure the players always lose. In this case,
> they let the market find the hotspots to advertise, then
> they outbid you, and there's no way you can compete with
> their bid (as you found out).

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