Activating your Google Adwords Account after setup by your
Google Professional Client Manager
This page has been created to help new UK AdWords advertisers who have employed a Google AdWords Qualified Individual to set up their Adwords Account for them. To enable clients to:
Other Adwords Professionals can link to this page, to help clients, if you agree with our advice.Log-in to Google AdWords
- Go to the UK Adwords page, https://adwords.google.co.uk .
- Login using the email address and password provided by your Client Manager.
( See the login page, below.)Note:
If you have had a Google Account set up for you you do not need to use the @gmail.com
& Yes you can use more than two words in your name.Activate Adwords: Look for the "Submit your Payment Information" Warning
You should arrive at your Home tab and see the Alert Message, in pink below.
This is where you may see other Alerts too.
- Click on the long Link, "To activate your account and start running your ads, enter your billing information."
Select Country and Timezone
These instructions assume that your account has been set up by the latest version of the Account Set-up Wizard and that your
billing currency has already been set. If your account is older you may be asked to select your billing currency.
Start your Account Setup on the screen pictured right.
- Select your country from the drop-down list.
- Select your Timezone from the options shown.
- Click Continue.
Always select Postpay Billing Or you will pay to get Alerts!
when you ask an AdWords
Professional to run your Campaigns.
You can control your spend by
setting budgets and at the
Select this option to load When you budget is used
money onto your
up your Ads will stop.
and other fixed Purchase
Next you must 'Choose form of payment'.
Your main choice here is between Postpay Billing
PPC Promotion Ltd recommends PostPay Billing
Debit. You can also set a backup credit card.
Cards must be regularly reset at their expiry date
Select one of the four options, see picture of the screen, below.
Accept the Terms & Conditions (Only for payment by Direct Debit.)
In setting up your account your Google Professional has already agreed to the wider Adwords Ts & Cs.
This is appropriate as these relate to policies of acceptable Ads etc and it is they who must abide by these day to day
for all of their clients.
These terms do not cover Direct Debit which is restricted to the UK at the time of writing.Fill in your Card or Bank Account Details
The screen will ask you to add your Credit Card or Bank Account details and will vary according to the form of payment.
When you have entered your details you will be given the opportunity to enter your VAT numbe
r if you have one.
Changing the Password on your Google Account
- Select your country.
- Enter your VAT number.
If you are VAT registered.
- Finally, you can
Save and Activate.
Click on the My Account
tab and select Account Preferences
Go top your Login Information panel and Click on 'edit in Google Accounts >>
You will arrive at your Google Accounts page with Adwords, and Google Mail already set up for you.
Here in your Personal Settings, Security area you can;
- Change your Google Account Password.
- Change your password recovery options by setting your own Security Question & secondary Email account.
Terminating Access of a Client Manager
If you want to run your Adwords campaigns yourself or in-house or to engage another Client Manager you can terminate access to your Google Account easily;
- Click the My Account tab, Account Access.
- Click Terminate Access.