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Re-arranging keywords in different groups

     
8:17 pm on Nov 4, 2009 (gmt 0)

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I haven't advertised on Google in over 2 years, we started in 2002 and we are getting ready to start again. In reading the forum it seems quite a bit has changed that I'm trying to understand.

My question is this - I'm an amateur and our account has 100's of keywords in groups. It seems that the right way to do it is to create more groups. If I move a keyword to a new group does it lose it's history? What is the best strategy for re-organizing the account before we unpause our ads?

Thanks in advance..

7:41 pm on Nov 9, 2009 (gmt 0)

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The keyword won't lose its history, but if it hasn't run in over 2 years, I'd doubt that Google would use that data in its calculations. Seems "too old" and "too irrelevant" - too many things have changed since then (competition, placement of ads, user click behavior, etc.)

I wouldn't worry about losing history (and the short term negative effects it can have on CPC) at this point. I would focus on creating the most efficient and relevant structure 1st.

You'll make up any "losses" quickly by getting better QS, lower CPCs, etc with a efficient account structure.

2:07 pm on Nov 19, 2009 (gmt 0)

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Thank you..
3:16 pm on Nov 19, 2009 (gmt 0)

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Good question and great reply but still i want to have some details from some one about this..