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Amazon Ads campaign planning Certification Assessment Answers 2024

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Certification Questions & Certification Answers

Adaeze is an advertiser at an athletic wear company promoting a new women’s running shoe. She used audience insights to determine that shoppers most likely to engage with her brand were married women, so she tailored her creative to best reach this audience. Which audience insight did she use to learn this?

  1. Purchase frequency
  2. Overlap reports
  3. Demographic
  4. Timing

Correct Answer :

  • Demographic

Ads that appear on Fire TV may be best suited for which type of campaign goal?

  1. Direct response
  2. Awareness

Correct Answer :

  • Awareness

Advertisers focusing on a short-term business goal, like driving sales, should be reaching audiences in which stages of the decision journey?

  1. Consideration and purchase
  2. Awareness and purchase
  3. Awareness and loyalty
  4. Purchase and loyalty

Correct Answer :

  • Consideration and purchase

Advertisers who sell in AND outside of the Amazon store can use the audience planning tool.

  1. False
  2. True

Correct Answer :

  • True

Alify has worked with Amazon to create a campaign that uses an Easter egg for unique shopping queries. For which of the following goals is this strategy LEAST likely to be effective?

  1. Promote an exclusive offer
  2. Drive conversions
  3. Promote an event
  4. Drive awareness of a new product

Correct Answer :

  • Drive conversions

Amelie is setting up a link-out campaign for her client, a brand that sells home goods. The campaign’s ad mentions a 25% off coupon for new customers. What should Amelie consider in order to promote a positive customer experience?

  1. The content on the landing page should match the 25% off offer.
  2. The ad should direct to an Amazon page.
  3. The offer should be increased.

Correct Answer :

  • The content on the landing page should match the 25% off offer.

Brighton wants to understand the time between repeat purchases of his brand’s products so he can find the ideal time to reengage shoppers and drive loyalty. Which audience insight would help Brighton achieve this goal?

  1. Demographic
  2. Overlap reports
  3. Timing
  4. Purchase frequency

Correct Answer :

  • Purchase frequency

Caren is planning an ad campaign aimed at retaining her brand’s existing customers. Which solution would she use to drive loyalty through Subscribe & Save messaging?

  1. Display ads
  2. Sponsored Products
  3. Video ads
  4. Sponsored Brands

Correct Answer :

  • Display ads

Chukwudi wants to understand when his brand’s customers are most likely to buy so that he can do a homepage takeover on a day that shoppers are most likely to purchase his products. Which audience insight would help him find this information?

  1. Demographic
  2. Overlap reports
  3. Timing
  4. Purchase frequency

Correct Answer :

  • Timing

Darci is reviewing an overlap for her brand and notes that one of the overlapping audiences has a size of 4. What does this indicate?

  1. The audience is 4 times as likely to interact with the brand than the average audience on Amazon.
  2. The overlapping audience is 4 times as likely to fall into the audience selected for the report than the average audience on Amazon.
  3. The overlapping audience is 40% similar to the average audience on Amazon.
  4. The audience is larger than 40% of all Amazon audiences.

Correct Answer :

  • The overlapping audience is 4 times as likely to fall into the audience selected for the report than the average audience on Amazon.

Emanuele is about to launch a link-out campaign that directs shoppers to an insurance quote form. He wants to ensure optimizations are made in real-time to best measure the campaign’s performance. Which of the following suggestions would you make to Emanuele?

  1. Place a pixel on the landing page and all subsequent pages of the quote form until the submission page.
  2. Rely on conversion metrics without the use of pixels.
  3. Place a pixel on the landing page only.
  4. Place a pixel on the last page of the quote form only.

Correct Answer :

  • Place a pixel on the landing page and all subsequent pages of the quote form until the submission page.

Franco has pulled an overlap report to learn more about his brand’s audiences. He sees an affinity score of 2. What does this indicate?

  1. The overlapping audience is larger than 20% of all Amazon audiences.
  2. The overlapping audience is 20% similar to the average audience on Amazon.
  3. The overlapping audience is twice as likely to interact with the brand than the average audience on Amazon.
  4. The overlapping audience is twice as likely to fall into the audience selected for the report than the average audience on Amazon.

Correct Answer :

  • The overlapping audience is twice as likely to fall into the audience selected for the report than the average audience on Amazon.

Geralda has set up an Amazon Advertising campaign that directs traffic to her brand’s Store on Amazon. Which type of campaign is this?

  1. Link out campaign
  2. Link in campaign

Correct Answer :

  • Link in campaign

Green Telecommunications is about to launch a campaign with a creative that states “We have the fastest LG network.” Why might this ad lead to a poor customer experience?

  1. The ad doesn’t provide clear statistics.
  2. The ad doesn’t include any promotion.
  3. The ad isn’t compelling.
  4. The ad contains too many characters.

Correct Answer :

  • The ad doesn’t provide clear statistics.

HealthyByte wants to engage “healthy lifestyle” customers. They’ve determined that there are three core audiences that are likely to respond differently to different creatives. Which ad solution should HealthyByte consider using to effectively reach all three audiences?

  1. Video ads
  2. Sponsored Products
  3. Sponsored Brands
  4. Display ads

Correct Answer :

  • Display ads

How can an advertiser use Amazon on box ads?

  1. Promote awareness by advertising the brand on the box
  2. Neither option is possible
  3. Promote a specific product on the branded box

Correct Answer :

  • Promote awareness by advertising the brand on the box

Jaqueline used the audience planning tool to uncover an opportunity to engage shoppers that have shown purchase intent in her products but did not purchase. Which of the following approaches would you suggest to Jaqueline?

  1. Use display ads to remarket to audiences who have viewed her product detail pages but did not purchase.
  2. Focus on educating shoppers on product details and how-tos.
  3. Build brand recognition with shoppers.
  4. Use sponsored ads to encourage repeat purchases.

Correct Answer :

  • Use display ads to remarket to audiences who have viewed her product detail pages but did not purchase.

Johnson wants to review 3 years of shopping insights and understand daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly trends. Johnson can access this information by using Amazon Brand Analytics.

  1. False
  2. True

Correct Answer :

  • True

Juan Carlos is an advertiser of luxury perfumes. Juan Carlos would like to understand what audiences are the most similar ones to their existing customers that they could potentially reach through their advertising. He should use…

  1. Overlap reports
  2. Retail insights
  3. Audience planning tool
  4. Audience insights

Correct Answer :

  • Overlap reports

Juan is looking to drive product discoverability for a new product during key research moments in the customer journey. Which of the following solutions best fits this use case?

  1. Sponsored Products
  2. Video ads
  3. Display ads
  4. Out-of-home custom solution

Correct Answer :

  • Sponsored Products

Marina wants to better understand her customer base for her art supplies. She is trying to decide if she should focus on reaching new audiences or decide to drive brand loyalty. To do so, Marina should use the brand engagement insight.

  1. False
  2. True

Correct Answer :

  • True

Nino is an advertiser for an apparel company that sells both men’s and women’s clothing. How might Nino best use audience insights to see how his brand performs in each category?

  1. None of the above
  2. View demographic insights for men’s and women’s clothing separately
  3. View demographic insights for categories other than men’s and women’s clothing.
  4. View demographic insights for all product categories combined

Correct Answer :

  • View demographic insights for men’s and women’s clothing separately

Ocean World, a swimwear brand, considers summer to be their peak season. What is the recommended approach for them to help customers discover, consider, and purchase their products during and outside of peak season?

  1. Always-on sponsored ads, with display ads during peak season
  2. Always-on display ads, with sponsored ads during peak season
  3. Always-on video ads, with display ads during peak season
  4. Always-on sponsored and display ads

Correct Answer :

  • Always-on sponsored and display ads

Out-of-home (OOH) executions may be best suited for which type of goal?

  1. Generate awareness
  2. Drive conversion
  3. Build consideration
  4. Build loyalty

Correct Answer :

  • Generate awareness

Prita’s Amazon Advertising campaign is directing customers to her brand’s website? Which type of campaign is this?

  1. Link in campaign
  2. Link out campaign

Correct Answer :

  • Link out campaign

Retail insights can look back to compare insights from _____________ in the past?

  1. 13 months
  2. 12 months
  3. 14 days
  4. 6 months

Correct Answer :

  • 13 months

Rosalva is an advertiser at a home goods brand. She wants to understand the percentage of repeat versus one-off purchases made by her customers so she can determine which type of display campaign to run. Which audience insight would help Rosalva achieve this goal?

  1. Demographic
  2. Purchase frequency
  3. Overlap reports
  4. Timing

Correct Answer :

  • Purchase frequency

Rufina referenced insights for similar brands and determined that, in her brand’s category, her brand was below the category benchmark for time between purchases. What type of campaign strategy could Rufina run to help her brand reach the benchmark?

  1. Purchase campaign to reach shoppers that have not purchased from the brand before
  2. Loyalty campaign to reach shoppers that have purchased products, to remind them to purchase again.
  3. Consideration campaign to help reach new shoppers that have looked in the category, but are not familiar with her brand
  4. None of the above

Correct Answer :

  • Loyalty campaign to reach shoppers that have purchased products, to remind them to purchase again.

Select all that apply: Amazon Brand Analytics can help you understand…

  1. How popular certain keywords are
  2. Top three products purchased
  3. Your creatives’ performance
  4. All phases of your customers’ journey on Amazon

Select all that apply: Amazon Brand Analytics can…

  1. Be used to draw insights from performance of advertising strategies
  2. Assess performance of products on and off Amazon
  3. Inform keyword and bid strategy
  4. Inform offline advertising strategies

Correct Answer :

  • Be used to draw insights from performance of advertising strategies
  • Inform keyword and bid strategy
  • Inform offline advertising strategies

Toby is adding video to his client’s campaign plan because he recognizes that video is most effective in meeting which goal?

  1. Driving purchase and building loyalty
  2. Building brand awareness and driving purchase
  3. Driving consideration and purchase
  4. Building brand awareness and driving consideration

Correct Answer :

  • Building brand awareness and driving consideration

True or false? Advertisers of brands that do not sell on Amazon can leverage Amazon’s industry-specific insights that can be used to make ads more relevant to customers.

  1. True
  2. False

Correct Answer :

  • True

True or false? Amazon custom landing pages must be developed by the advertiser’s creative team.

  1. True
  2. False

Correct Answer :

  • False

True or false? An always-on strategy may help advertisers experiment during slow periods so they can uncover best practices to perform better during peak time.

  1. False
  2. True

Correct Answer :

  • True

True or false? Customers tend to mostly shop during peak times, so campaigns should be limited to these specific peak periods.

  1. True
  2. False

Correct Answer :

  • False

True or false? It is recommended that advertisers request the audience planning tool report monthly in order to assess the impact of varying strategies.

  1. True
  2. False

Correct Answer :

  • False

True or false? It’s best to maximize the number of clicks a customer must take between the initial click of an ad and the end action, in order to obtain the most accurate conversion metrics.

  1. True
  2. False

Correct Answer :

  • False

True or false? Pending eligibility, link-out campaigns are available to brands that sell on or off Amazon.

  1. True
  2. False

Correct Answer :

  • True

True or false? The audience planning tool can provide insights into how often an audience engages with a brand.

  1. True
  2. False

Correct Answer :

  • True

Using the audience planning tool, Dae Woon has discovered an opportunity to engage audiences considering his brand but have not yet demonstrated purchase intent. Which of the following strategies would you recommend Dae Woon take in their next campaign?

  1. Focus on educating shoppers on product details and how-tos.
  2. Use sponsored ads to encourage repeat purchases.
  3. Build brand recognition with shoppers.

Correct Answer :

  • Focus on educating shoppers on product details and how-tos.

What is one benefit of launching an out-of-home (OOH) campaign with Amazon?

  1. Reach customers via Amazon’s homepage
  2. Reach a narrow selection of customers
  3. Reach customers where they are
  4. Reach customers with OOH placements that are brought into their homes

Correct Answer :

  • Reach customers where they are

What is one benefit to advertisers who develop video content as a co-marketing campaign with Amazon, which is not available with standard video?

  1. Access to in-stream video placements on exclusive Amazon inventory
  2. Access to premium placements on Amazon’s homepage
  3. Access to Amazon’s video studios
  4. Access to out-stream video placements on third-party properties

Correct Answer :

  • Access to premium placements on Amazon’s homepage

What stages of the shopping journey does the audience planning tool consider? Select all that apply.

  1. Purchase
  2. Consideration
  3. Awareness
  4. Loyalty

Correct Answer :

  • Purchase
  • Consideration
  • Awareness
  • Loyalty

Wheelhouse, an advertising agency, wants to reengage shoppers who viewed one of their client’s product pages but did not purchase. Which solution is best to reengage these shoppers?

  1. Sponsored Products
  2. Custom solutions
  3. Display ads
  4. Sponsorships

Correct Answer :

  • Display ads

When should an advertiser consider leveraging below the fold (BTF) placements?

  1. For campaigns with an awareness goal
  2. When there is a cost per acquisition goal
  3. When the goal is viewability
  4. When incremental reach is important

Correct Answer :

  • When there is a cost per acquisition goal

Which Amazon custom advertising solution is described as “out of home placements that are brought into homes”?

  1. Amazon original video content
  2. Amazon on box ads
  3. Pop-up stores
  4. Amazon Easter eggs

Correct Answer :

  • Amazon on box ads

Which custom solution allows advertisers access to premium placement on Amazon’s homepage?

  1. Custom landing pages developed by Amazon
  2. Easter eggs using unique shopping queries
  3. Video content as a co-marketing campaign with Amazon
  4. Experiential advertising campaigns such as pop-up stores

Correct Answer :

  • Video content as a co-marketing campaign with Amazon

Which of the following is a benefit to combining display ads with sponsored ads?

  1. Reengage shoppers after they use the discovery bar or browse for related products
  2. Reach customers who are not actively searching or browsing for related products
  3. Help reach 10 times more high-intent shoppers
  4. All of these

Correct Answer :

  • All of these

Which of the following is generally used to drive short-term sales?

  1. Video ads
  2. Display ads
  3. Out-of-home custom solutions
  4. Sponsored Products

Correct Answer :

  • Sponsored Products

Which of the following options is the most useful strategy in reaching customers to achieve short-term goals?

  1. Use sponsored ads with video ads to reach customers in loyalty stage
  2. Use Sponsored Products and Sponsored Brands to reach customers in consideration and purchases stages
  3. Use display and video ads to reach customers in purchase stage
  4. Use display ads with sponsorships to reach customers in awareness stage

Correct Answer :

  • Use Sponsored Products and Sponsored Brands to reach customers in consideration and purchases stages

Which of the following statements about the audience planning tool is INCORRECT.

  1. Advertisers can use the audience planning tool to request insights from other brands.
  2. The audience planning tool assesses the estimated number of customers that are engaged in the advertiser’s brand at each stage of the customer journey.
  3. The audience planning tool can be used to help inform advertising strategies across each stage of the customer journey.
  4. Advertisers can only use the audience planning tool to understand insights surrounding their own brands.

Correct Answer :

  • Advertisers can use the audience planning tool to request insights from other brands.

Which of the following strategies has been shown to increase reach of high-intent shoppers by 10 times?

  1. Compliment a sponsored ad campaign by adding display ads.
  2. Use both Sponsored Products and Sponsored Brands
  3. Launch an out-of-home custom solution to compliment a sponsored ad campaign.
  4. Incorporate a video component into a display campaign.

Correct Answer :

  • Compliment a sponsored ad campaign by adding display ads.

Which of these sponsored ad types is better suited for branding awareness campaigns?

  1. Sponsored Brands
  2. Sponsored Products

Correct Answer :

  • Sponsored Brands

Which retail metric highlights how frequently an advertiser’s products show up in organic widgets such as recommendations or “frequently bought together with”?

  1. Conversion rate
  2. Search impressions
  3. Glance views
  4. Earned media impressions

Correct Answer :

  • Earned media impressions

Which sponsored ad is best suited to drive discoverability by helping to increase product visibility in shopping results and related product detail pages?

  1. Sponsored Brands
  2. Sponsored Products

Correct Answer :

  • Sponsored Products

Which type of campaign can help engage new customers and drive brand discovery?

  1. Link out campaigns
  2. Link in campaigns

Correct Answer :

  • Link out campaigns
  • Link in campaigns

Why is it important for an advertiser to consider the length of time between shoppers’ discovery and final purchase?

  1. There is an opportunity to help high-intent shoppers discover the brand’s product while they are in this research stage.
  2. Shoppers are less likely to purchase if they leave after the discovery phase.
  3. Shoppers are more likely to purchase another brand’s products after a certain length of time.

Correct Answer :

  • There is an opportunity to help high-intent shoppers discover the brand’s product while they are in this research stage.

YY Finance does not sell product or services on Amazon but is interested in leveraging Amazon Advertising solutions. Which campaign type is NOT available to YY Finance?

  1. neither of these
  2. Link in campaigns
  3. Link out campaigns

Correct Answer :

  • Link in campaigns

Meg is an advertiser at a consumer electronics company. She has run advertising campaigns on Amazon in the past, and after mixed results, wants to reconsider her approach. What should she first do before crafting an advertising strategy?

  1. Use overlap reports to understand the shared attributes of her audiences and other similar audiences on Amazon.
  2. Use Sponsored Products to reach existing in-market demand for her brand’s products.
  3. Use timing insights to understand the time of day her audience is purchasing on Amazon.
  4. Use retail insights to understand baseline traffic and performance of her brand on Amazon.

Correct Answer:

  • Use retail insights to understand baseline traffic and performance of her brand on Amazon.

Shunsuke is an advertiser at a kitchen appliance company. He ran an awareness campaign to promote his brand’s award winning toaster. A few months after the campaign ended, he noticed that the baseline performance was overall higher on glance views and conversion rate across many of his products. What is this likely to mean?

  1. Shunsuke’s brand’s presence had grown on Amazon as a result of the campaign from months prior.
  2. There is a reporting error.
  3. Another advertiser must be promoting Shunsuke’s brand.
  4. Campaigns in the same category are driving awareness of Shunsuke’s brand.

Correct Answer:

  • Shunsuke’s brand’s presence had grown on Amazon as a result of the campaign from months prior.

True or false? The metrics in retail insights are ad attributed.

  1. False
  2. True

Correct Answer:

  • False

This page was last edited on 7th February, 2024 at 2:37 PM (UTC).

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