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Re: Product Targets available in the API


SuntekSolutions Dec 13, 2010 6:27 PM
Posted in group: AdWords API Forum
Thanks Eric that worked. I now have another issue:


When I use the AdGroupAdSelector to select my ads in a adgroup it
only
returns the textAds without the productAds that are in the group. How
can I also get the product ads so that I can minipulate the promotion
text with the correct price for my product that I am selling? Code
below:


        a_service =
CType(User.GetService(Google.Api.Ads.AdWords.Lib.AdWordsService.v201008.AdG­
roupAdService),
AdGroupAdService)
        Dim a_selector As New AdGroupAdSelector()
        Dim a_stat As New AdStatsSelector()
        a_stat.dateRange = StatsSelector.dateRange
        a_selector.statsSelector = a_stat
        a_selector.adGroupIds() = New Long() {gID}


        Dim a_page As AdGroupAdPage = a_service.get(a_selector)
        Dim lst As New List(Of AdGroupAd)






On Dec 13, 6:57 am, AdWords API Advisor <adwordsapiadvi...@google.com>
wrote:
> Hi,
>
> You must specify the type of AdGroupCriterion, in this case
> BiddableAdGroupCriterion.  AdGroupCriterion is a base class and cannot
> be used when adding a new criterion.
>
> Best,
> - Eric
>
> On Dec 10, 7:47 pm, SuntekSolutions <svid...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
>
> > Hi Eric,
>
> > Thanks for the help. I tried this but when I call the service I get a
> > Adgroupcriterionerror of: AdGroupCriterionError.CONCRETE_TYPE_REQUIRED
>
> > When I looked this up it says that I need a type of keyword or
> > placement. But I am not doing either of these types when doing
> > product. Here is my code:
>
> >         Dim pc As New ProductCondition()
> >         pc.operand = New ProductConditionOperand()
> >         pc.operand.operand = "adwords_grouping"
> >         pc.argument = curProduct.ProductGroupID
>
> >         Dim pro As New Product
> >         pro.conditions = New ProductCondition() {pc}
>
> >         Dim pCriterion As New AdGroupCriterion()
> >         pCriterion.adGroupId = gID
> >         pCriterion.criterion = pro
>
> >         Dim k_service As AdGroupCriterionService =
> > CType(User.GetService(Google.Api.Ads.AdWords.Lib.AdWordsService.v201008.AdG roupCriterionService),
> > AdGroupCriterionService)
> >         Dim a_operation As New AdGroupCriterionOperation
> >         a_operation.operatorSpecified = True
> >         a_operation.operator = [Operator].ADD
> >         a_operation.operand = pCriterion
>
> > On Dec 10, 3:07 pm, AdWords API Advisor <adwordsapiadvi...@google.com>
> > wrote:
>
> > > Hi,
>
> > > You can use Product criteria to add this product targeting information
> > > to an ad group:
>
> > >  http://code.google.com/apis/adwords/docs/reference/latest/AdGroupCrit...
>
> > > We don't have any example that show how to create product criteria,
> > > but it's very similar to adding other types of criteria:
>
> > >  http://code.google.com/p/google-api-adwords-java/source/browse/trunk/...
>
> > > Best,
> > > - Eric Koleda, AdWords API Team
>
> > > On Dec 9, 2:48 am, SuntekSolutions <svid...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > > > Hi, Googs! I have over 4000 adgroups accoss my campaigns. Each adgroup
> > > > represents a specific product group (with different sizes and
> > > > flavors). I have added the group code for those items to my google
> > > > base data feed (adwords_grouping). Now I just need the ability to tag
> > > > each adgroup in adwords with the product target for that grouping.
> > > > Currently I am having to click on each adgroup and manually use the
> > > > adwords interface to assign the group number with the adwords_grouping
> > > > target attribute to the adgroup.
>
> > > > Is there a way and if not will there be a way to assign a product
> > > > target or auto target to a adgroup via the adwords API? Looking
> > > > through the API I see there is productextension class derived from
> > > > adextension class, but its not used anywhere in the examples provided.
> > > > When I use the override service an error is returned that says only
> > > > location extensions can override campaign extensions. But really
> > > > extensions isnt what we need, we are looking to activate a productAd
> > > > via auto targets or product targets via the API. Is the any hope? Or
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