How do I set up my Google Ads campaign?

This article will show you how to set up your Google Ads campaign.

Please note: if you haven’t already done so, you’ll need to activate your package. For details on how to do this, please read the following article: How do I activate and set up my Digital Marketing Suite package?

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Start by logging in to your 123 Reg Control Panel.


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From there, select Digital Marketing Suite within the ‘Manage active products’ section and then select Manage opposite Manage Digital Marketing Suite.

Manage Digital Marketing Suite


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This will take you to a page where you will see all your purchased Digital Marketing Suite packages. Click Launch to access your Ad Builder package.

Click Launch


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From your dashboard, select Google Ads from the left-hand menu.

Select Google Ads


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You will now be given a list of suggestions for your campaign. To choose a suggestion, simply click the tick box alongside it.

Choose your Ads


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You can also edit any suggestions by hovering your cursor over them and select the pencil icon that appears.

Edit Ads suggestions

From there, a new window will appear where you can edit any of the wording, including the target URL. Make sure that any suggestions you use feature your own unique wording to avoid any copyright or legal issues. Click Save to confirm any changes you’ve made.

Amend Ad details


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Once done, select Next at the bottom of the page to continue.

Click Next


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On the next page, you’ll see a list of available Ad Credit Plans. You’ll be able to choose your desired plan later during this process, so simply select Buy to continue.

Select Buy


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On the final page, you can review all the details you’ve chosen for your Google Ads campaign. If you need to edit anything, simply click the pencil icon that appears alongside it.

If you’re happy with everything, scroll to the bottom of the page and select Order Now. 


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Once done, a pop-up window will appear informing you that you’ll need to complete the order through 123 Reg. Click OK, Continue to proceed.

Proceed to 123 Reg


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You’ll now be taken to your Ad Builder Management page through your Control Panel. From here, select Buy Now under the Your Ad Credit Plan section.

Select Buy Now


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Select the Ad Credit Plan from the drop-down list that appears and then click Confirm to save your choice.

Confirm Ad Plan

The system will begin syncing and processing your data so that it can build your campaign. This may take a while but otherwise you’re now good to go!