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Old 12-10-2008   #1
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How did this happen?

I ran a Search Query Report and found that someone typed "How do I buy x in Cleveland" whereas x is the product I sell and a keyword we use in broad match. This search was ran 11 times and clicked on 10 times. It is a very specific search and I'm wondering why Google would charge us 10 times. Frankly, I can't believe someone would type that into Google 11 times and click on our ad 10 times. But it appears they did and we paid for it.
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Re: How did this happen?

And we know this string was not typed by 11 different people by the way.
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competitors perhaps
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I ran a Search Query Report and found that someone typed "How do I buy x in Cleveland" whereas x is the product I sell and a keyword we use in broad match. This search was ran 11 times and clicked on 10 times. It is a very specific search and I'm wondering why Google would charge us 10 times. Frankly, I can't believe someone would type that into Google 11 times and click on our ad 10 times. But it appears they did and we paid for it.
Oh grief. Let's hope you're not selling game tickets.
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Browns tickets? Does anybody buy those anymore?
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