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New Interactive AdSense Unit with Pictures Spotted
20th of December 2007 Darren Rowse 43

New Interactive AdSense Unit with Pictures Spotted

There’s been lots of testing of new ad formats going on at AdSense recently – but this one is really interesting – it’s a much more interactive looking AdSense unit that looks and functions a lot like Chitika’s eMiniMalls and WidgetBucks units. It seems to be called the ‘Google Checkout ...more
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Another New AdSense Unit Spotted
17th of December 2007 Darren Rowse 46

Another New AdSense Unit Spotted

Mani from Daily SEO Blog just shot me a screen cap of an unusual AdSense ad unit that he saw: It’s a 336×280 pixel ad unit. Looks like AdSense are in a bit of a testing frenzy at the moment with new ad formats being reported every few days by ...more
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AdSense Launch Ad Review Center – Review Ads Targeted at Your Blog
14th of December 2007 Darren Rowse 27

AdSense Launch Ad Review Center – Review Ads Targeted at Your Blog

AdSense has just announced a fairly significant new feature that will help publishers to monitor what ads are being targeted on their blogs to see if they are relevant and appropriate for that site. I complained in a number of recent posts that I didn’t really have any idea what ...more
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AdSense Testing New ‘Slider’ Ads
12th of December 2007 Darren Rowse 40

AdSense Testing New ‘Slider’ Ads

I’ve just had emails from a number of readers who are reporting seeing a new type of AdSense ad appearing on their blogs – ads with little arrow buttons on them which rotate ads. Here’s how they look (buttons circled): When you click the button the ad ‘slides’ up and ...more
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Why AdSense Might NOT be Best for Your Blog
12th of December 2007 Darren Rowse 67

Why AdSense Might NOT be Best for Your Blog

Yesterday I published a list of reasons why AdSense is an advertising network worth considering if you want to make money blogging. Today, in the interest of balance and fairness, I wanted to share the flipside and point out a few reasons why AdSense might not be best for your ...more
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Why You SHOULD use AdSense on Your Blog
11th of December 2007 Darren Rowse 121

Why You SHOULD use AdSense on Your Blog

In this post I’ll explore some of the reasons why bloggers should consider using AdSense as a way to make money from blogging. I recently released a video post which explained some of my reasoning for stopping to use AdSense as a means to make money from ProBlogger. The post ...more
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Where’s the Content? – Positioning Ads on Your Blog
10th of December 2007 Darren Rowse 56

Where’s the Content? – Positioning Ads on Your Blog

Here’s a quick tip on ad placement that I’d like to pass onto bloggers – particularly those experimenting with AdSense. Ensure that your content can be seen above the fold. That is – ensure it’s above the fold if you want readers to keep coming back to your blog. One ...more
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AdSense Remove ‘Advertise on this Site’ links from Ad Units
5th of December 2007 Darren Rowse 14

AdSense Remove ‘Advertise on this Site’ links from Ad Units

AdSense have just announced in emails to publishers that they have pulled the plug on the ‘Onsite Advertiser Sign-Up’ feature that used to appear on some ad units (links that used to read ‘Advertise on this site’. The removal of this feature is a result of it’s poor performance and ...more
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Analysis of AdSense Earnings – Post Click Zone Changes
4th of December 2007 Darren Rowse 17

Analysis of AdSense Earnings – Post Click Zone Changes

Amit has posted some analysis of his AdSense earnings since the changes that AdSense made two weeks ago to the clickable zones on their ad units. Amit says that his CTR has dipped slightly and his eCPM has remained fairly steady. I thought I’d take a look at the same ...more
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