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Download Google Campaigns?
want to convert and upload to yahoo

 4:02 pm on Mar 8, 2007 (gmt 0)

Does anyone know where in the Adwords account I can effectively download all my campaign information to use in converting the file to Yahoos Search Marketing campaign?



 4:18 pm on Mar 8, 2007 (gmt 0)

Adwords Editor is your answer.

AdWords Editor is Google's free, downloadable account management application for your computer. Download your AdWords account to your computer, make your changes, then upload your revised campaigns. Benefits and features include:

* Navigate your account quickly and easily
* Make bulk changes to keywords and ad text
* Work offline, then upload your changes
* Copy and paste keywords and ad text
* Circulate proposed changes and get feedback



 4:27 pm on Mar 8, 2007 (gmt 0)

I just went through this 2 weeks ago. Editor is the way to go, it spits out data that can (sometimes) go right into the Yahoo! account conversion tool. My conversion got pretty messy, so I contacted support and just emailed them the file. It took a few days, but they eventually did get it converted correctly. Good luck!


 4:38 pm on Mar 8, 2007 (gmt 0)

thanks - I have used the editor in the past, but I kind of forgot about it


 10:17 am on Mar 13, 2007 (gmt 0)

Microsoft Beta also has an import from other campaign facility which worked fine for me. Small traffic figures but good conversion so far


 1:44 pm on Mar 13, 2007 (gmt 0)

And once you download your account, do a backup. This way, any account changes you make can be reversed. ;)


 12:49 pm on Mar 14, 2007 (gmt 0)

They actually did some changes in the last AdWords editor update that (intentionally?) make it easier to upload into Yahoo. Just double check everything first, especially with ads. If you haven't used your AW editor in awhile, don't worry - it will prompt you for the update the next time you open it.


 4:29 pm on Mar 23, 2007 (gmt 0)

Success! ...had a little trouble, but finally figured out what they wanted me to do on the import.

If anyone needs help with this, just sticky me.


 4:38 am on Mar 26, 2007 (gmt 0)

Wow that's nice to hear...

Sure ... as I am not working on editor... I will send a sticky mail to you whenever I am working on it..



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