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Display Impression Share

Display Impression Share Metrics

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* This data shows you how your account performs relative to the wider market and competitors. Find out more on this topic by reading our guide on impression share.

Display Impression Share

Quick Description = The percentage of the available impressions that you received (Display Only)

Calculation: Impressions (Display network only) / Total Available Impressions

Referred to as = Display Impr. share

This is represented by a percentage between 0% and 100%, which represents how many of the available impressions you have received on the display network.

For example an impression share of 10% means that you have received 10% of the available impression or you have not received 90% of the available impressions.

Display Lost Impression Share (Rank)

Quick Description = The percentage of the available impressions that you lost due to Ad rank (Display Only)

Referred to as = Display Lost IS (rank)

Specifically this metric tells us how many (Display) impressions are being lost (as a percentage) of the total available impressions due to Ad rank.

Ad rank determines the position of your ad, when the position or Ad rank is low, this can reduce the volume of impressions it is possible to receive.

This works in a very similar way to Search Lost IS (Rank), which is described in more detail above.

Display Lost Impression Share (Budget)

Quick Description = The percentage of the available impressions that you lost due to budget (Display Only)

Referred to as = Display Lost IS (budget)

This metric tells us how many (Display) impressions are being lost (as a percentage) of the total available impressions due to budget. Daily budgets are set in AdWords for each campaign, when budgets are being met each day you may find that this limits the exposure of your ads. Consequently campaigns limited by budget will not allow ads to show all of the time.

This works in a very similar way to Search Lost IS (budget), which is described in more detail above.

Types of Impression Share

The following image is a screenshot from AdWords showing the available competitive metrics that can be added to columns in reports.
We expand upon each of the above types of impressions share metrics both below and in more detail in the guides linked to:

Search impression share

The share of impressions you received as a percentage of the total available impressions on Search Network. Read more about Search Impression Share.

Search lost impression share (budget)

The share of impressions you lost as a percentage of the total available impressions on Search Network as a result of budgetary constraints. Be aware that this is metric is available only at the campaign level. Read more about Search lost impression share (budget).

Display lost impression share (budget)

The share of impressions you lost as a percentage of the total available impressions on Display Network as a result of budgetary constraints. Be aware that this is metric is available only at the campaign level. Read more about Display lost impression share (budget).

Search lost impression share (rank)

The share of impressions you lost as a percentage of the total available impressions on Search Network as a result of ads not ranking well.  Read more about Search lost impression share (Rank).

Display lost impression share (rank)

The share of impressions you lost as a percentage of the total available impressions on Display Network as a result of ads not ranking well. Read more about Display lost impression share (Rank).

Search exact match impression share

The share of impressions you received as a percentage of the total available impressions on Search Network for queries that exactly matched your keywords (regardless of keyword match type). Read more about Search Exact Match Impression Share.

More Information

If you liked this guide on Search Impression Share, you may also be interested in the following guides related to this subject:

  • ROAS (Return on Ad Spend)
  • ROI (Return on Investment)
  • Converted Clicks
  • All Conversions
  • Converted Click Rate
  • Conversion Tracking
  • Conversion Rate
  • Cross Device Conversions
  • Cost Per Converted Click
  • Avg. CPC (Cost Per Click)
  • Revenue Per Conversion
  • Conversion Optimiser

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