Msg#: 3802420 posted 9:28 am on Dec 8, 2008 (gmt 0)
I'm unsure about if I need to re-organise the way I use AdWords but I need your help on what the rules around accounts are and what I should do (I've tried AdWords online help but didn't find the answer).
I have one Google AdWords account (or sign on). In that account I have 4 campaigns for 3 entirely different small businesses (none of which I own - they're all friends I help out with IT matters) with their own websites and domains. They're all in different industries and are not big spenders. We're talking a total of £40 a month for all three businesses. This has worked just fine for a couple of years now but from what I have gathered on this forum how I have this set up might be against the TOS. Is this true?
If so, what is the best way to fix this? I may be handling AdWords for for yet another business soon and I have read up about the My Client Center account which seems to be perfect for me - assuming I don't need to attain the Qualified status (I don't have enough monthly spend) to be able to use this tool.
Msg#: 3802420 posted 3:24 pm on Dec 8, 2008 (gmt 0)
No, but you really should set up each of your clients with a separate account.
Then you can email support and ask them to give you an MCC - you don't have to be qualified to get one; (I think the reverse might be true - you're supposed to have an MCC in order to get qualified)
But I would really keep each client with a separate account, and none of them in YOUR account - that way if anything goes amiss with one, or you part ways, or anything at all, it's much cleaner and easier to break.