Why would CPC be high?

Google uses an auction system to rank the ads and decide the Cost per Click of each ad. … Higher the ad position means higher the Quality Score and higher Quality Score always lowers your CPC. The ad rank and the Quality Score are interconnected. A rise in Quality Score leads to a rise in Ad rank and vice versa.

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