Google Adwords test conversion - test keywords
Posted on 2010-11-23
I have setup Google conversion tracking (inside Google Adwords) for a website I am working on, but it remains 'unverified' as there hasn't likely been a conversion yet. The <script> is in place as per their instructions, and so I was hoping to actually test this by visiting Google> searching for some of my keywords > click the Ad > complete the conversion process and hit the conversion page: however, most of these ads setup are all very costly per click and i'd rather not waste my ad budget if there's another way to approach this.
I tried adding a keyword for an obscure/random term (i.e. 'wefrwef23890er789hqgwd') and set the bid to 1 cent, but it's suggesting it's not on the first page. Realizing it might be a coincidence and be the model for some device, I tried another random string and got the same result. Is there any way, or is it possible, to do what I'm trying to do here? That is, to setup a random/obscure string as a keyword & ad at 1cent per click for testing conversion tracking?