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Which AdSense Rectangle Ad Performs Best?
7th of March 2008 Darren Rowse 45

Which AdSense Rectangle Ad Performs Best?

Here’s a quick AdSense tip that could make you some good money. AdSense offers two rectangle ad unit sizes – 300×250 pixels and 336×280 pixels. These are both great ad units to use on your blog because they are not only available as text based ads but also image and ...more
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AdSense for Video Goes into Beta Testing
22nd of February 2008 Darren Rowse 26

AdSense for Video Goes into Beta Testing

I’m literally running out the door for a week’s vacation but the news broke last night that AdSense for Video has finally come out of it’s initial pilot testing into a wider beta test. You can read about it on the AdSense blog or check out an overview of it ...more
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Summary of New Changes to AdSense Referrals Programs
19th of January 2008 Darren Rowse 19

Summary of New Changes to AdSense Referrals Programs

My last post love letter to AdSense shared some of the latest news to come out of AdSense regarding their referrals program – but there are more changes announced. Let me share them here: All publishers may now participate in AdSense referrals regardless of their own location. Now you’ll only ...more
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Dear AdSense, You Heard My Pleas – Another Open Letter to AdSense
19th of January 2008 Darren Rowse 20

Dear AdSense, You Heard My Pleas – Another Open Letter to AdSense

Earlier in the week AdSense confirmed that they would no longer accept publishers into their AdSense referral system (the program where they earn commissions by recommending AdSense) that lived outside of North America, Latin America or Japan. I (and other bloggers) wrote expressing our disappointment and pointing out problems with ...more
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Dear AdSense, You Broke My Heart – An Open Letter to AdSense
16th of January 2008 Darren Rowse 94

Dear AdSense, You Broke My Heart – An Open Letter to AdSense

AdSense have sent publishers using the AdSense referral program who live outside of the US, Canada and Japan an email confirming that the program will be retired as of 31 January (published below). The email came from a ‘noreply’ email address – so publishers have no way of feeding back ...more
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AdSense Change Rules – Stupidity Stupidity Stupidity
9th of January 2008 Darren Rowse 115

AdSense Change Rules – Stupidity Stupidity Stupidity

The AdSense blog has just announced changes to the AdSense referral program which I’m pretty disappointed in. In fact they anger me and leave me disillusioned with AdSense. There are two changes: 1. Changes to Payment System The ‘experimental’ payment system for publishers promoting AdSense is being changed back to ...more
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AdSense Fix Inverted Exchange Rate Problem for Australian and New Zealand Publishers
3rd of January 2008 Darren Rowse 12

AdSense Fix Inverted Exchange Rate Problem for Australian and New Zealand Publishers

Earlier in the week it was revealed that AdSense had made a mistake in calculating payments to some non US publishers. It seems that the problem was localized here in Australia and New Zealand and that Google inverted the exchange rate that they used to calculate how much publishers would ...more
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AdSense Apply Wrong Exchange Rate to November Earnings
30th of December 2007 Darren Rowse 37

AdSense Apply Wrong Exchange Rate to November Earnings

If you’re an AdSense publisher who gets paid in your own local currency it might be worth checking your payment reports today because I’ve heard from two different publishers who are reporting that the exchange rate application is wrong. I just checked mine and it’s out also. It seems that ...more
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Financial Blogger Abandons AdSense
20th of December 2007 Darren Rowse 55

Financial Blogger Abandons AdSense

There’s an interesting post over at The Simple Dollar titled – Why I’ve Decided To Abandon (Virtually All) Ads On The Simple Dollar. The post outlines Trent’s reasoning on why he’s taken AdSense off his blog – in short, the lack of control that the program gives him over who ...more
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