How to detect Adwords/PPC Click Fraud - ClickBrainiacs
How to detect Adwords/PPC Click Fraud - ClickBrainiacs
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How it works

  • registerThe first step is to create a 100% free account on ClickBrainiacs.com.
  • You must use a valid email address because you will receive a confirmation link.
  • Please also check the Spam folder

*NOTE: If you don’t receive the validation email, please contact our support service

create_account

add_websiteAfter you will confirm the account, you will have access to the dashboard. Here you can add the website address that you want to track.
You will be able to :

  • set rules for suspect IP addresses
  • set rules for automatic/unblocking IP Blocking
  • alerts for suspect/blocked IP addresses

*NOTE: please add the websites without http or https

add_domain

  • insert_tracking_codeThe first step is to create a 100% free acount on ClickBrainiacs.com.
  • You must use a valid email address because you will receive a confirmation link.
  • Please also check the Spam folder

*NOTE: If you don’t receive the validation email, please contact our support service

install_tracking_code

  • suspect_iconsee in real time all the IP addresses suspected of fraudulent behavior
    manually (or automatically) block those IP addresses
  • you can even define your own suspect IP threshold.
  • export/download csv in order to request refunds from Google AdWords

suspect_ip_report

  • blocked_iconsee in real time all the IP addresses blocked for fraudulent behavior
    manually unblock those IP addresses
  • export/download csv in order to request refunds from Google AdWords

blocked_ip_reports

IMPORTANT NOTES

  1. The Tracking Code must be inserted in all your website pages before the closing tag head  
  2. The AdWords Customer ID must be inserted in the form XXX-XXX-XXXX (example: 123-345-8888)
  3. We will send you an Adwords MCC Request. You must approve this request. The Automatically IP Blocking option will work only if you are in ClickBrainiacs MCC https://support.google.com/adwords/answer/6372672
  4. You must enable Auto Tagging in Adwordshttps://support.google.com/adwords/answer/1752125?hl=en
  5. You can download reports about invalid click activity. You can also submit these reports to Google.