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MSN Adcenter - Unbelievable Experience!

Experience with MSN AdCenter

     
9:12 pm on May 24, 2006 (gmt 0)

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Where do I start! I decided to set up an MSN AdCenter ad last week. I went through all the screens and completed the process. Two days later I found to my amazement that my ads had been rejected for "Undesirable content". Long story short, I had the word Spanish in my ad and it was rejected by the automated system because it thought my ad was in a foreign language. I completed the review process and was approved. My ads were still not showing two days later, so I called the help desk. I spoke with a very nice woman who explained that I had mistakenly Selected the language and regional area as France from the dropdown box. I was advised that this could not be changed and I would have to set up a new ad (and go through the same process all over again - including the review process!). Reluctantly I started to set up a new ad. When I came to add my keywords in the system would not accept any of them! I called the help desk and was told it was because I had a Google button in my toolbar and this would have to be removed because it was not a Microsoft product and was interfering with my ability to add the keywords!

Does Microsoft want my advertising spend? Or should I just increase my spend on Google Adwords? I think I have the answer after today.

9:38 pm on May 24, 2006 (gmt 0)

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I am not sure but i think you just solved my problem!

I had turned on G.Bar! and my adcenter was not working. thanks.

11:17 am on May 28, 2006 (gmt 0)

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Wow this is crazy...why then allow anything of google to be downloaded and installed in IE? This is absolutely absurd..but thanks I will keep this in mind when working on adcenter...