What is Auction Insights
Auction insights is a tool which gives complete details about how the ads and the competitor’s ads are performing in the same Auction.
By using the statistics given by Auction Insights you can plan your bidding, budget and to improve your ads in areas which it is not performing well.
These data can be seen in the campaign, ad groups or for your keywords
There is an option to segment the data by Time and Device
These information’s will help in strategies of the ad campaigns to get better results
Auction insights reports for search campaigns will differ from shopping campaign
Auction insights will give 6 different key statistics for Search Campaigns and 3 key statistics for Shopping Campaigns
Statistics of Auctions Insights
Impression share value – How many times your ad was shown in the auction (How many impression you received divided by impressions you were eligible to get)
AVG position – Avg. position of a ads in the auction (For the given date range)SEARCH CAMPAIGN ONLY
Overlap rate – How many times the competitor’s ads received an impression in the same auction where your ad was also shown
Outranking share – How many times your ad was shown at the top compared to your competitor
Top of the page rate – How many times your ad was at the top of the page (auction) compare to your competitors SEARCH CAMPAIGN ONLY
Position above rate – How many times your competitor’s ad was shown higher than your ad in the same auction SEARCH CAMPAIGN ONLY
How Auction insights statistics are calculated:
Impression share value
The Impression share value eligibility is calculated by ad approval status, bidding and the quality score.
Where else for shopping ads it uses your overall all ad quality and ad relevancy to calculate the Impression share value (eligibility)
If you see 70% as a over lap rate for a participant in the Auction Insights that means 7 out of every 10 times your ads is shown with the other participant.
Avg. Position –
If you see ‘2’ as your Avg position that means your ads is ranking in the second position compared to the other participants in the same auction
Position above rate –
If you see a participants Position above rate as 7% it means that competitors ad was shown above your ad every 7 of 100 times in the same auction
Top of the page rate –
If you see 70% as your top of page rate that means your ads was shown at the top of the page 7 out of every 10 times compared to the other participant’s ads which were shown in the same auction
How Will Auction insights help?
To see how you are performing in the auction comparing to your competitors
To see which are the areas your ad is falling in the auction
Helps to determine the plan for a better ad
Helps in determining the bid and to improve your position
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You can filter the statistics of Auction insight based on your campaign details. By tracking these statistics you can manage your ad performance and can improve it.
By using Auction insights it’s easy to set benchmarks and to create your future plan for better and successful campaigns.
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