Creating a New Group

Groups are created within a brand to organize campaigns.

  1. Open a brand and click New Group in the top right corner.

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  2. Give the group a descriptive Name.

  3. Set the group's Initial Status:

    • ON: Campaigns in the group can go live and start spending immediately if their statuses are also set to ON.

    • OFF: All campaigns in the group are paused. They can't start spending until the group's status is switched to ON. When a group's status is On, the group's Start Date and End Date, as well as the campaign-level settings (status and flight dates), also apply, so if you've chosen a date range in the future, the campaigns in the group will not be eligible to spend until that time.

  4. Select a Budget Type:

    • None: The budget is not defined at the group level, and campaign-level budgets control all spending for the campaign's in the group.
    • Daily: The budget applies for each day between the start date and the end date (e.g. a $100 daily budget spends $100 every day that the group is live).
    • All Time: The budget applies for all of the days between the start date and end date combined (e.g. A $100 budget spreads $100 across all of the days that the group is live).
  5. Enter the Budget ($25 USD minimum). A group's daily or all-time budget sets a limit that applies to all campaigns in the group combined. For example, if a group has a $200 daily budget, all campaigns in the group will stop bidding when the campaigns have collectively spent $200 that day.

    Note: When you define a budget for a group, campaign-level budgets still apply. For example, if you have a group with a $200 budget that contains two campaigns, each with a $50 budget, the group budget will never be met. Each campaign stops spending when it reaches $50, leaving the total for the group at $100.

  6. Select a Start Date and an End Date. You must choose both.

    • Start dates and end dates are both set in Eastern Time (EST or EDT, depending on the time of year).

    • If you set the start date to today, campaigns in the group can begin delivering impressions immediately, as long as their start dates are set to today as well.

    • The end date can be as far in the future as you like.

  7. Optional: Select Group Pacing. See Campaign and Group Pacing for details.

  8. Optional: Enable Frequency Cap if you want to control how many times ads are shown to a unique device in a set amount of time, in hours.

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  9. Optional: Set the Advertiser Spend Type, Rate, and Max Billable Amount if you want to track how much a client has agreed to pay for the campaigns in the group. See Advertiser Spend: The Basics for details.

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  10. Optional: In the Goals tab, set the KPI Metric and KPI Value.

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  11. Click Create Group.

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