7 Incredibly Useful Stats You Can Find In AdWords

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7 Incredibly Useful Stats You Can Find In AdWords

7 Incredibly Useful Stats You Can Find In AdWords

It’s no secret: Google AdWords provides advertisers a wealth of data. More data than most advertisers want, or know what to do with. Finding what you need to know can be a bit challenging at times. In fact, you might not even have realised you need to know some of the extremely useful stats available in the system.

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1. Days of the week

AdWords Dimensions day of the week

Where you can find this data: Dimensions tab > View: Time > Day of the week

This data answers questions such as:

  • Should I advertise on weekends?
  • Which is my busiest day of the week for online sales?
  • When should I launch a new weekly offer?

2. Time of day

AdWords Dimensions

Where you can find this data: Dimensions tab > View: Time > Hour of day

This data answers questions such as:

  • Should I only advertise during office hours?
  • Do my customers make a purchase before or after 6pm?
  • Should  I show advertisements 24 hours a day?

3. User locations

AdWords Dimensions locations

Where you can find this data: Dimensions tab > View: User locations

This data answers questions such as:

  • What cities do I actually get clicks from?
  • Are consumers in big cities more likely to buy my products?
  • Should I create specific campaigns for users in …?

4. Device breakdown

AdWords device breakdown

Where you can find this data: Settings tab > Devices

This data answers questions such as:

  • Do mobile users actually turn into leads?
  • How much is the average CPA for desktop versus handheld devices?
  • What should my mobile bid be?

5. Paid and organic

AdWords paid & organic report

Where you can find this data: Dimensions tab > View: Paid and organic

This data answers questions such as:

  • Should I bid on my own brand name?
  • If my website already ranks on the first page organically, should I still pay for ads?

6. Call details

AdWords Dimensions call details

Where you can find this data: Dimensions tab > View: Call details

This data answers questions such as:

  • Do my ad campaigns drive phone calls?
  • How many calls originated from AdWords?
  • What percentage of conversions happen on the phone?

7. Audience demographics

AdWords demographics

Where you can find this data: Display Network tab > Demographics

This data answers questions such as:

  • Who’s seeing my display ads?
  • What age / gender are my typical customers?
  • Should my ads appeal specifically to parents?