Frequently Asked Questions

How do I import client accounts and ad campaigns into AdLantern from Google Ads?

You’ll use our Sync page to import your client accounts and ad campaigns into AdLantern. When you sign into AdLantern for the first time, you’ll find youself on the Sync page. We have easy-to-follow instructions there that will walk you through the steps you need to take to set AdLantern up with your existing Google Ads account. Once you follow the steps, you’ll see your client accounts populate on the Sync page, as well as in the left navigation bar. Click on a client account in the left navigation to see any campaigns associated with it. You can revisit the Sync page at any point, by clicking on the Sync link in the left navigation bar, to add or remove the client accounts from AdLantern.

How do I use AdLantern to set a budget for a campaign?

Once AdLantern has populated a list of your client accounts from Google Ads, you can click on the name of any one of them in the left navigation bar. Click the name of a client account will take you to its campaign page where you’ll see all of the campaigns associated with that client account. Click the Manage button to access a campaign’s budget information. Once in the Manage screen, you can set a budget for the month, customize the days of the week a budget should spend on, and more.

How do I add a custom daily budget for a campaign?

Our calendar view within the Manage page mentioned in the previous answer allows you to set a custom budget amount for any day of the month that might need one. Simply click on the day you wish to set a custon budget for, enter the amount you’d like to spend that day, and then click Set Budget. You’ll see the calendar update immediately.

How do I set a budget to spend based on cost-per-click?

Within a campaign’s Manage page, you’ll see an option to set a minimum daily budget. Click the dropdown to select the amount you’d like to spend at minimum each day, based on the cost-per-click data we collect from Google Ads.

Do you support advertising platforms other than Google Ads?

No, not at this time. In the future, we plan to add support for other advertisting platforms, such as Bing Ads, LinkedIn, Facebook, Pinterest, and more. However, at this time, we only support Google Ads.

Have more questions? Feel free to get in touch with us at any time. We look forward to chatting with you about AdLantern!