% cost err at max bid column

In a bid strategy with a cost target (such as monthly spend or CPA), the percentage of error within the report's date range that can be attributed to keywords being constrained by maximum bid limits.

To lower these percentages, you may want raise the bid strategy's maximum bid, as well as raise the Max bid for individual keywords that override the bid strategy.

For example, a value of 30 indicates that 30% of errors are caused by Search Ads 360 wanting to raise a keyword's bid to help reach a cost goal, but being prevented from doing so because it already reached the max bid value.

Learn more about analyzing bid strategy performance.

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  3. Above the performance summary graph, click the Columns button.

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