Google Ads Terms

ad customizers

Ad customizers allow you to upload information that can then be automatically included in the final text ad that is displayed. For example, you can upload the prices of different products and have them automatically inserted into your ads as people are searching. They work…

ad extensions

Ad extensions provide additional information to complement your ad text. They are designed to make your ad more relevant and engaging. Ad extensions are a factor in calculating Ad Rank. There are a range of manual ad extensions you can configure and Google can also…

ad gallery

A tool that lets you create ads for the Google Display Network by selecting a template which you then customize. The Ad Gallery allows you to create dynamic ads, lightbox ads, Gmail ads and more.

ad preview and diagnosis tool

A tool that lets you preview Google Search results to see ads that are being displayed without accruing impressions. If your ads are not being displayed for a particular search query you will see details about why your ads aren’t being displayed. This tool also…

ad rank

Google’s method for determining each ad’s position on a search engine results page. The advertiser with the highest ad rank will be placed in the top position followed by the ad with the second highest ad rank and so forth. Ad Rank is calculated based…

ad rotation

Since Google will only show one ad at a time from an advertiser, ad rotation determines which ad to display if there is more than one ad contained in an ad group. Google Ad Rotations include: optimize for clicks, optimize for conversions, rotate evenly, rotate…

ad schedule

Allows you to control when ads are displayed based on the hour of day and the day of week. Apart from turning ads on and off, you can also use the ad schedule to adjust the final bid amounts at particular times. For example, if…

admob

Google’s network that allows owners of mobile apps to monetize their apps. Space is allocated to display ads from advertisers within apps. AdMob is similar to Google AdSense (which is for monetizing websites).