I recently started a new Ad Group, running on the keyword 'flower delivery'. When I started, I had a Maximum CPC of $1.00 which was fine - but then I decided to try to improve my position, and raised my Max CPC way up to $5.00 to make it happen. In the past, I've increased bid amounts on other keywords, with the average CPC falling far below the top bid amount. I would have never increased it to $5.00 if I knew that each click could actually cost me that amount. Since I last checked, there have been a lot of clicks at $5.00! I'd be happy to pay $1.00 to $1.50 per click, but not $5.00. What happened, and what can I do?
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