General

General information on ClickGUARD services and capabilities plus some useful tips.

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How does ClickGUARD make exclusions in Google Ads?

Unlike many vendors, ClickGUARD doesn't exclude in bulk and confirms that every exclusion is saved in Google Ads.
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How does ClickGUARD remove exclusions in Google Ads?

ClickGUARD unblocks an IP, IP range or placement automatically when the exclusion period expires - or when you manually remove it.
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What happens when an ad placement is excluded in Google Ads?

When an ad placement is excluded in Google Ads, Google stops showing ads on this placement.
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What happens when a campaign is paused in Google Ads?

When your campaign is paused in Google Ads by ClickGUARD it will stop showing ads until it is automatically resumed.
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How fast does ClickGUARD block in Google Ads?

ClickGUARD blocks IPs, IP ranges and excludes placements instantly, except in certain cases.
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How to see excluded ad placements in Google Ads?

Visit the Exclusions section of your campaign in Google Ads to see all ad placement exclusions.
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How to see blocked IPs and IP ranges in Google Ads?

Visit campaign settings in Google Ads to see all IP and IP range exclusions for a specific campaign.
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What happens when IP address or IP range is blocked in Google Ads?

When an IP address or IP range is blocked in Google Ads, Google stops showing ads to visitors using that IP or range.
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Platform Support

Does ClickGUARD support Google AdSense and Google AdMob?

ClickGUARD works with Google Ads, not with publishers using Google AdSense.
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Does ClickGUARD support Bing Ads / Microsoft Advertising?

ClickGUARD does not support Bing Ads as their system is not ready for automation. Clicks are logged as "BING" clicks in ClickGUARD.
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Does ClickGUARD support LinkedIn Ads?

ClickGUARD cannot support LinkedIn Ads due to a lack of automation of exclusions. Clicks are logged as "LINKEDIN" clicks in ClickGUARD.
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Does ClickGUARD support Facebook Ads?

ClickGUARD cannot support Facebook Ads due to a lack of automation of exclusions. Clicks are logged as "FACEBOOK" clicks in ClickGUARD.
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Does ClickGUARD support Instagram Ads?

ClickGUARD does not support Instagram Ads due to a lack of automation of exclusions. Clicks are logged as "INSTAGRAM" clicks in ClickGUARD.
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Does ClickGUARD support Twitter Ads?

ClickGUARD cannot support Twitter Ads due to a lack of automation of exclusions. Clicks are logged as "TWITTER" clicks in ClickGUARD.
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Does ClickGUARD support Native Ads?

At the moment, ClickGUARD works exclusively with Google Ads. 3rd party integrations are possible.
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Does ClickGUARD support AdWords Express?

ClickGUARD provides limited support for AdWords Express accounts.
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Functionality Support

Does ClickGUARD track IP addresses?

Yes. ClickGUARD tracks IPs for both paid and organic traffic.
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Does ClickGUARD track MAC addresses?

No. ClickGUARD cannot track MAC addresses.
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Does ClickGUARD support Display Campaigns?

Yes. ClickGUARD can protect and optimize your Google Ads Display Campaigns.
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Does ClickGUARD support Shopping Campaigns?

Yes. ClickGUARD can protect and optimize your Google Ads Shopping Campaigns.
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Does ClickGUARD support Video (YouTube) Campaigns?

ClickGUARD supports YouTube ad placement but is unable to track Video campaigns.
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Does ClickGUARD support App Campaigns?

At the moment ClickGUARD does not fully support App campaigns.
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Does ClickGUARD support Search Campaigns?

Yes. ClickGUARD can protect and optimize your Google Ads Search Campaigns.
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Does ClickGUARD support smart campaigns?

ClickGUARD's optimisation tools do not support smart campaigns, as they are 100% managed by Google.
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Does ClickGUARD support call-only ads and extensions?

ClickGUARD's optimisation tools do not support call-only ads, as they result in calls, rather than clicks.
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Does ClickGUARD support web session recording?

ClickGUARD does not record web sessions, uses visitor behavior tracking to automate protection and optimize ads.
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Does ClickGUARD track IPv6 addresses?

ClickGUARD tracks both IPv4 and IPv6 addresses and never converts (transforms) IPv6 to IPv4.
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Does ClickGUARD work with parallel tracking?

ClickGUARD fully supports parallel tracking.
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