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AdWords Daily Explorer

The AdWords Daily Explorer makes it possible to view competitor paid ads for all keywords that are tracking in your Rank Ranger campaign.

AdWords Daily Explorer

Daily Competitor Paid Ads

Discover Competitor Ad Copy and SERP Position
The AdWords Daily Explorer provides a table of the ads displayed in search results for the campaign's keywords. Included in the report are:
  • Keywords
  • Search Volume
  • Average Cost Per Click (CPC)
  • Domain the ad is linked to
  • Ad Title, Landing Page URL and Ad Content 
  • Ad Location (top, middle or bottom of the SERP)
  • Ad Position

AdWords Daily Explorer

Local Ad Competition

Local AdWords Results
When selecting a local search engine and custom location in the campaign's settings, it's possible to obtain ads for the target location as displayed in this example.

AdWords Daily Explorer

Report Options

select report date


  • Select a report date
select general settings

General Settings

  • Enter a Custom Report Title (optional) to be displayed across the top of the report on screen and in PDF reports and Dashboards
  • Limit the number of results as desired
select keywords


  • Select the Keywords that you want included in the report (use the All or None for quick selection)
select keyword tags

Keyword Tags

  • Select the Tag(s) you want to filter the report by (optional)
select a search engine

Search Engine

  • Select a Google Search Engine
keyword filter Keyword Metrics
  • Set a Search Volume filter: greater than, less than, or equal to a specific search volume (optional)
  • Click the Apply Changes button

Add to PDF Report

Conveniently add a report or graph with its current settings to a PDF report by hovering over the gold gear icon and selecting Add to PDF Reports

add report to PDF

Select the PDF Report that you want the report or graph added to

Drag the new report or graph into the position you want it to display in the PDF and confirm that the Date settings do not conflict with the automated scheduling settings.

Add to Marketing Dashboard

Conveniently add a report or graph with its current settings to a marketing dashboard:

1. Hover over the gold gear icon and select Add to Marketing Dashboard
2. Select the Dashboard (campaign name)
3. Select the Dashboard Page that you want the report added to

add report to PDF

4. Click the "Go to Dashboard" link to further customize the report (e.g., drag it to a specific position on the page, change date settings, etc.)

Refer to the Report Options section for details regarding the display settings, filters and sort options available for this report.

The report date (or date range) is governed by the selected Dashboard date option: Date Selection or Fixed Periods, learn more...

  • Daily reports default to the last day of the selected period
  • Weekly and monthly reports default to 1 month of data
To change the number of weeks or months displayed in a specific report, click the gear icon for any marketing dashboard report element and expand the Date option section, enter the number and click the Save Button.
marketing dashboard report date options

Add to Client Dashboard

Customize Report for Client Dashboard

Client Dashboards display our default report options for each individual report and graph until you modify them. To customize the display of the report, expand the Report Options section, change the settings and click the Apply Changes button.

Then expand Report Options again and hover over the Save icon and select Save as Default for Client Dashboard.

After saving the Client Dashboard default, any changes that you make to the report options will not affect the display in the Client Dashboard unless you overwrite it by following these instructions again.

Enable the Report or Graph to display in the Client Dashboard

Open the Campaign Settings > Client Dashboard screen and check the box corresponding to the report(s) you want displayed in the dashboard, and then click the Save button. 

Refer to Client Dashboard Settings documentation for additional instructions for customizing your dashboard.

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