homepage Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from
register, free tools, login, search, pro membership, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
Pubcon Gold Sponsor 2015!
Home / Forums Index / Google / Google AdWords
Forum Library, Charter, Moderators: buckworks & eWhisper & skibum

Google AdWords Forum

Discrepancies in google adwords. Do they deliver the clicks they say..
Does google short change you on clicks?

10+ Year Member

Msg#: 407 posted 3:13 am on Mar 10, 2003 (gmt 0)

I have a Yahoo store, which has great tracking features.
I have been trying to figure out if google Adwords is worth the money.

I thought I would try to look at the stats, and see what I could come up with.

We sell travel packages to different sporting events

google search" 2004 Race Name

-We show up 1.4 in google adwords

-our WEB SITE shows up 3rd in the same search.

Google adwords (by their stats) say they have delivered 59 clicks from March 1st- March 9th.

When we check the stats via Yahoo store, it says that 9 people have clicked on that link via google.

Any suggestions on what is going on?



10+ Year Member

Msg#: 407 posted 4:51 am on Mar 10, 2003 (gmt 0)

Clicks from affiliates, AOL etc.?


10+ Year Member

Msg#: 407 posted 5:32 am on Mar 10, 2003 (gmt 0)

Judging from the midnight report I just got mailed to me (covers last ~30 days) and a very quick check of the AdWords stats page... (Keep in mind a 3hr difference in time when defining a 'day')

I've found the total AdWords clicks and my own counts tend to err in my favor more often then not, and usually by a fair amount.

I get AdWords hits from all over the net - not just 'google.xxx' domains, don't forget AOL, and the myrad of ISPs using Google/AdWords.

The only semi-reliable way to track AdWords clicks is by using unique URLs for AdWords -- and I don't know enough about Yahoo to talk about how to do that.

Global Options:
 top home search open messages active posts  

Home / Forums Index / Google / Google AdWords
rss feed

All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
Home ¦ Free Tools ¦ Terms of Service ¦ Privacy Policy ¦ Report Problem ¦ About ¦ Library ¦ Newsletter
WebmasterWorld is a Developer Shed Community owned by Jim Boykin.
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved