Copying your ad campaigns in Google Ads saves you a lot of time, especially when you have to deploy multiple campaigns across multiple accounts at the same time to one customer. We don't need to sit around creating new campaigns and ad templates anymore, follow this article.
Introducing copying in Google Ads
What can you copy in your Google Ads accoun
t? You can copy campaigns, ad sets, ad templates, keywords, placements, topics in your ad account.
Can you copy campaigns and ads to another account? Yes,
you can copy campaigns and ads across multiple accounts using the Google Ads Editor.
How many ways do you copy Your Google Ads campaigns and ads? There are
two ways. Way 1 is that you copy the ad campaign directly on the web interface, but only copy within that account. Way 2 is to use Google Ads Editor software, which you can copy through many other accounts or internally.
What do you note when posting copied ad campaigns? If
you post the same campaigns they can compete with each other, edit the landing page and target before posting the copied campaign. You should also choose campaigns that have a good optimization of your settings for copying, such as with GDN, you exclude all apps from EFA ads and then next time you copy it to save time.
What are the rules for copying Google Ads ad t
emplates? You can only copy ads into the right type of campaign. For example, display ads are only copied to display campaigns. But one exception is that you're copying your search ad into a display campaign and it'll show in plain text.
Copy an ad campaign with Google Ads Editor
Please download the Google Ads Editor software and install it on the machine. You then open the software up and follow the instructions to copy the campaign or ad in Google Ads.
Step 1: When you first open Google Ads Editor you need to add Google Ads accounts, click the Add button.
Step 2: You click the Open browser button to sign in. Keep in mind that you'll need to have your Google Ads account's Gmail sign-in browser open.
Step 3: The website opens, you choose the Gmail account of the Google Ads account that you want to add to google ads editor.
Step 4: Click the Allow button.
Step 5: You copy the code and then reopen google ads editor to paste it in.
Step 6: Paste in your Google Ads account login code, and then click the OK button.
Step 7: Select and download the accounts you want to make edits to. For example, if you choose 2 accounts, then click OK.
To leave the All campaigns option intact, just click the OK button.
Select the accounts that have already loaded the campaign, now you click the Open button … Account.
Step 8: Proceed to copy the campaign / group / ad template in Google Ads Editor.
- In the left column: The upper part you click on the account with the campaign or ad template you want to copy, the lower part you choose the campaign / group / ad template depending on the purpose of your copy.
- In the middle: You right-click the campaign / group / ad to copy, and then select Copy. You can c[Ctrl]l[C]ick it.
Step 9: Select a different account in the left column and paste the copied campaign/group/ad. You can c[Ctrl]l[V]ick it.
After copying the campaign / group / ad will be bolded so that we know that it has not been posted updated.
Step 10: Post updates for campaigns/groups/ads to a new account.
You can also copy a campaign/group/ad within an account. Remember, after copying, the campaign name must be corrected before posting updates.
Copy a Google Ads ad campaign on a web interface
On the web interface, we can only copy ad campaigns within that Google Ads account. Follow these steps.
Step 1: Open your Google Ads account, go to Campaigns / Ad Groups / Ads depending on your copy purpose. Then select the item to copy, and then click Edit, the small window that appears you select High copy, you ca[Ctrl]n[C] click also.
Step 2: Paste the copied campaign/group/ad under this rule. On the left there are 2 columns, I temporarily put as column A and column B.
- Paste a campaign: Select the Campaigns section in column B.
- Paste group: Select the campaign in column A, select the ad group in column B.
- Paste ads: Select campaigns and groups in column A, select Ads in column B.
If a window appears that re-confirms the location you want to paste, click Finish.
You then click the Paste campaign/group/copied ad button.
When we see a new item appear, we've copied it successfully.
Check out more articles about the Google Ads tutorial, here are many new things waiting for you to discover. If you have a question, please leave below the comment.