Reporting and optimization

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As with other campaign types, you can use GoogleAdsService.SearchStream to retrieve attributes and performance metrics for Discovery campaigns.

SELECT
  campaign.id,
  campaign.status,
  campaign.bidding_strategy_type
FROM campaign
WHERE campaign.advertising_channel_type = DISCOVERY

To retrieve clicks in reporting for Discovery campaigns, filter by click_type of CROSS_NETWORK.

Discovery campaigns have a specialized asset type for Discovery carousel ads. Use GoogleAdsService.SearchStream to retrieve these assets.

SELECT
  asset.id,
  asset.discovery_carousel_card_asset.marketing_image_asset,
  asset.discovery_carousel_card_asset.square_marketing_image_asset,
  asset.discovery_carousel_card_asset.portrait_marketing_image_asset,
  asset.discovery_carousel_card_asset.headline,
  asset.discovery_carousel_card_asset.call_to_action_text
FROM asset
WHERE asset.type = DISCOVERY_CAROUSEL_CARD

There are two types of Discovery ads available. Use these queries with GoogleAdsService.SearchStream to retrieve them.

SELECT
  ad_group_ad.ad.id,
  ad_group_ad.ad.type,
  ad_group_ad.ad.discovery_multi_asset_ad.marketing_images,
  ad_group_ad.ad.discovery_multi_asset_ad.square_marketing_images,
  ad_group_ad.ad.discovery_multi_asset_ad.portrait_marketing_images,
  ad_group_ad.ad.discovery_multi_asset_ad.logo_images,
  ad_group_ad.ad.discovery_multi_asset_ad.headlines,
  ad_group_ad.ad.discovery_multi_asset_ad.descriptions,
  ad_group_ad.ad.discovery_multi_asset_ad.business_name,
  ad_group_ad.ad.discovery_multi_asset_ad.call_to_action_text,
  ad_group_ad.ad.discovery_multi_asset_ad.lead_form_only
FROM ad_group_ad
WHERE ad_group_ad.ad.type = DISCOVERY_MULTI_ASSET_AD
SELECT
  ad_group_ad.ad.id,
  ad_group_ad.ad.type,
  ad_group_ad.ad.discovery_carousel_ad.business_name,
  ad_group_ad.ad.discovery_carousel_ad.logo_image,
  ad_group_ad.ad.discovery_carousel_ad.headline,
  ad_group_ad.ad.discovery_carousel_ad.description,
  ad_group_ad.ad.discovery_carousel_ad.call_to_action_text,
  ad_group_ad.ad.discovery_carousel_ad.carousel_cards
FROM ad_group_ad
WHERE ad_group_ad.ad.type = DISCOVERY_CAROUSEL_AD

Optimization

If your Discovery campaign isn't performing as expected, you might need to wait for enough ramp-up time or make adjustments to targeting (learn more).