Q.: Jimmy sells televisions on his website. He notices he’s getting traffic from searches for a brand he doesn’t carry, and sets up a negative keyword for that brand. How does the negative keyword help Jimmy’s advertising campaign?
- Jimmy’s ads will appear at a lower rate when users search for the television brand.
- His ads won’t be shown to users searching for the uncarried brand.
- Common misspellings and synonyms of his keywords will still allow his ads to be shown.
- Ads for Jimmy’s business will be shown to the widest possible audience.
Answer: His ads won’t be shown to users searching for the uncarried brand.