Monthly Archives: July 2015

Reader Stories: How I got slapped by Adwords

Over the last couple of years I built up a substantial eCommerce business.  We have 16 full time staff working in our warehouse outside LA. We buy stock in large quantities from OEM producers in China; we sell those products under our own brand in the US. We invested a lot of money in developing that brand, so consumers trust us.


The issue is that our sales collapsed after we got banned from Adwords last month. With no warning via email or phone, AdWord’s just banned us.

Here the email they sent us:

“Hello AdWords Advertiser,
Your AdWords account has been suspended because it doesn’t comply with our Advertising Policies and our AdWords Terms and Conditions. Please note that this means your account and any related accounts have been suspended, you can’t create any new accounts, and your ads will no longer run on Google, our search partners, or on Display Network placements. “ Continue reading Reader Stories: How I got slapped by Adwords