As I mentioned in a previous post, my Google Advertising Professional’s Qualified Individual status expires on September 21, 2009.
Today is September 21, 2009 and I received the folllowing message in my Adwords Pro account notifying me my Adwords Professional status had already expired.
I guess this means my perception of a September 21, 2009 expiration date and Google’s definition of “expires on September 21, 2009” were not one in the same.
Apparently Google defines an expiration date at 12:01 AM of the particular day not 11:59 PM.
Well this isn’t the first time, my Google Adwords Qualified Individual status has expired.
Retaking the Google Adwords Professional exam every two years while running several online businesses and managing an average amount of Adwords spend seems redundant.
Speaking of perception and time, apparently I have been managing Google Adwords campaigns for 14,496 days or 39.71 years.
You’d think since I opened a Google Adwords account over 39 years ago before Google was founded, I would automaticaly qualify as a Google Adwords Qualified Individual!