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Google Ads Manager for Publishers Integration

Alooma can read and replicate all of the Google Ads Manager (formerly DoubleClick for Publishers) report data from your Google Ads Manager account, across all networks. This allows you to merge ads data with other data such as customer usage in your data destination.

Background

Alooma provides a way for you to pull your Google Ads Manager data using Google's Ads Manager Report Service. Alooma pulls the Ads Manager data daily for a configurable number of days back to account for attribution.

When setting up this integration you can choose to import historical data, in which case Alooma will retrieve historical data from that date.

Setting up the integration

You can connect Google Ads Manager to Alooma in just a few steps:

  1. Add your Ads Manager input from Alooma's plumbing screen.

  2. Connect to Google and select the account which is associated with Ads Manager.

  3. Choose the following information:

    • Network: The network you'd like to pull data from. If you choose All Networks, the report you choose will be pulled across all networks. You can see your network's identifier in the top right of the Ads Manager UI, under the logged in account name.

    • Query: The query which you created in Ads Manager which represents the data you'd like to pull. To create a new query, go to the Ads Manager UI, and click "New Query" under Reports in the top nav and "Queries" in the left nav. See below for query requirements.

      If you selected All Networks above, all queries across all networks will be available to you. Any query you choose will still run across all networks, regardless of the network it originated from.

  4. Choose how many days of data you'd like Alooma to pull on every connection. The default is 30 days, to account for attribution.

  5. Choose how far back you'd like data pulled. The default is 30 days back.

  6. Choose whether you'd like a stopping point for the input.

Keep the mapping mode to the default of OneClick if you'd like Alooma to automatically map the Ads Manager events directly to your data destination. Otherwise, they'll have to be mapped manually from the Mapper screen.

Query Requirements

While Alooma can handle just about any Query you create, there are a few requirements the query must adhere to:

  • The Report Type must be Historical or Business Intelligence.

  • The report must have a "Date" dimension - if you don't add it, we'll add it implicitly when we query.

  • The date range selection must be "Fixed", "Today", or "Yesterday". Note that the selection will be ignored and we'll pull based on the date range you define in Alooma, but any other date range option will fail to pull the query.

That's it! You're ready to pipe Ads Manager data into Alooma.

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