Frequently asked questions
- Plan compliance is the ratio of the actual to the expected percentage of impressions since the launch of a campaign.
- Actual rate is the percentage of impressions delivered since the campaign launch in the total campaign limit.
A forecast includes Guarantee campaigns in the active status with active banners on placements (except for campaigns created under Adfox Header Bidding).
No, you can only make a forecast for Guarantee campaigns in the active status with active banners on placements (except for campaigns created under Adfox Header Bidding).
The maximum forecast period is 180 days.
It takes a forecast less than a minute to apply changes made in the Adfox interface. Changes made via the Adfox API take effect in 15 minutes.
No, this feature is under development.
No, the Plan compliance metric only shows data about actual impressions:For more information about plan compliance, see Checking the progress of a campaign.
You can only make forecasts for a created Guarantee campaign in the active status with active banners on placements. In future releases, we will add support for making a forecast for campaigns to be launched.
Forecasts are based on collected statistics. At least one week has to have passed since the launch of a campaign to collect statistics.
- A campaign has too little traffic. The higher the traffic, the more accurate the forecast will be.
- Traffic on placements is highly volatile. The more stable the traffic on the forecast campaign placements is, the more accurate the forecast will be.
- Clear the checkbox next to the appropriate campaign, limit, or targeting.
- Update the forecast.
A forecast takes into account lots of limits and targetings that apply to campaigns, but there are some exceptions. For the list of exceptions, see Limits.
A forecast may also be inaccurate if:
Forecasting is based on both the current campaign's settings and the impact other campaigns will have on it. A forecast is made for them, too. If the settings of these campaigns have unsupported functionality, it's impossible to accurately estimate how they'll impact the forecast campaign. This may cause inaccuracies in the forecast for the current campaign.
The list of contending campaigns (those using the same inventory) is only displayed if there are campaigns that affect the forecast campaign or, conversely, are affected by it. The number of impressions lost due to other campaigns is specified in the Taking over column. The number of impressions won in competition with other campaigns is specified in the Wasting column.
The list of limits and targetings is displayed if they explicitly impact the campaign the forecast is made for.
These checkboxes let you estimate how a specific campaign, limit, or targeting affects the forecast campaign without changing its or other campaigns' settings. To do this:
The forecast will be remade without taking into account this campaign, limit, or targeting. For more information, see Forecast analysis.