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Inactive Etsy Member 12:36pm Jun 26, 2012 EDT
I have bought yesterdat the Search ads service, $7 per week.
In my account it is says it is started this morning.

Where exactly it is started, and how can I check what is going there and where I can see my items regarging this type of promotion?

Have you ever used this service and how did it help your store?
I did not note any significant number of new views in my store since morning.

thank you!

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if you go to your stats page , scroll all the way to the bottom, you will see your ad stats there,
i have used the ads in the past but have found that they do not work for me :)
but that is me, try for a week and see if you like it, you can always stop them when you want
When someone searches with one of your search words (or phrases), your item will show up as one of the four "Sponsored" photos at the top of the page.

You will be changed for this, even if a person doesn't click in to "view" the listing. That's called an "impression."

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Inactive Etsy Member 12:45pm Jun 26, 2012 EDT
thanks a lot, now I understood how it is works.

well, not very great. There were 75 impressions and only 1 view since morning((.

They say that for $14 and $35 there much more impressions than for $7.

Have you tried more expensive search ad, like $35? there available thousands of impressions compare to for $7.
Overall, Irina, most sellers seem to find search ads to be money down the drain. I just read one of the posts here yesterday and most of the posters said they never look at the top row (where search ads reside) when doing searches.

Anyway, it certainly doesn't hurt to try it. I did when they first started but had no results and have not tried it since. You will be the best judge as to whether or not they will work for you.

Best wishes for your success!
worded it wrong. Got to think of a better way to say it, lol.
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Inactive Etsy Member 12:52pm Jun 26, 2012 EDT
thanks, will try this week
Samantha, what did you mean? what better way to say?
Here is a link to that thread I mentioned. It is still going on...
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Inactive Etsy Member 1:11pm Jun 26, 2012 EDT
Dusty Nees, thank you
So, search ads it is sponsored items in 1st row??

I even did not notice before that 1st row is sponsored.

But there space only for 4 items, where other items, including mine. I searched mine using keyword and did not find it.
Basically, don't pay more money until you can even tell if it's worth it. You're no where near your number limit for impressions, so why pay more?

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