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New Column "Assists"

3:19 am on May 26, 2007 (gmt 0)

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Can somebody explain what is meant by the column "Assists" in Panama, coming just before "Conversions" column?
I went through the help center but didn't understand.
Thanks in advance.
9:01 pm on May 31, 2007 (gmt 0)

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An assist appears to be a word that contributed to a conversion. Meaning, the keyword was searched for, the searcher clicks on your ad, sees your site, but then deceides to continue shopping. After a couple of queries, he clicks on your ad again; perhaps this time while searching under a different term. Now the searcher buys. What happens is that the initial word searched gets an assist & the converting term gets the conversion. The same term could qualify for both the assist & conversion. It's a bit more info on how you get conversions.