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April 16th, 2008

Be Reminded - You Need A Privacy Policy

Google Adsense updated their Terms for publishers weeks ago…
“We’ve also added some specific requirements that make it necessary for publishers to post and abide by a transparent privacy policy that users see. According to this policy, publishers must notify their users of the use of cookies and/or web beacons to collect data in the ad […]

By Mark -- 3 comments

January 25th, 2008

Is Google Bringing An End To Domain Tasting?

Jay Westerdal initiated the rumblings online with this post: Google to kill Domain Tasting
He speaks of an apparent policy change by Google which will end the opportunity to monetize parked domains. That ought to mean that Google will have to dismantle Adsense for Domains? I don’t think that’s the most important item on Google’s agenda […]

By Mark -- 0 comments

October 25th, 2007

New Adsense Ad Management Feature

Darren (for the few that don’t read Darren) reported to us yesterday that AdSense will be introducing ServerSide Ad Management shortly.
Darren has been given the opportunity to run this feature through some paces on his sites.
The Google Adsense Blog explains;
“This new ad management feature means that your ad unit settings (such as colors and channels) […]

By Mark -- 0 comments

July 17th, 2007

Speaking Of Answers

Perhaps someone at the Techdirt Insight Community will have the ability to answer this one:
Does anyone have “reliable figures available that put Google’s splog problem into perspective.”
Matt Mullenweg pointed to it - “Why Google is the service of choice for sploggers.”
Quoting Jonathan Bailey from Plagiarism Today (a darn good man) Michael Pollitt of The Guardian […]

By Mark -- 7 comments

July 15th, 2007

AdSense for Domains Trademark Complaint Procedure

I’ll assume I’m reaching those who may own a reasonable number of domain names that are parked. And the question is “Are you making the most of those parked domains?” Or, are you embroiled in a disagreement about trademarks? Well, Google won’t, isn’t able to, put an end to whatever disagreements you may be having […]

By Mark -- 0 comments

June 29th, 2007

Openads - The Vision, The Goal

The Recent Announcement - Venture Capitalization
The Vision: “To become the platform that all websites use to make money online.”
In the recent press release, Bernard Dalle, general partner of the lead investor Index Ventures, gave us some keen insight when he said “For the ad industry, Openads is disrupting the market with a product that […]

By Mark -- 0 comments

May 5th, 2007

The 7 Levels of Revenue

A coworker of mine here at b5 and advertising guru Chad Randall has listed a countup of the seven levels of revenue for your blog. Here’s a barebone version of the list:

Level 1: Google Adsense
Level 2: Affiliate Programs
Level 3: Ad Networks
Level 4: Automated Text Links
Level 5: Fixed Text Links Ads
Level 6: Graphical Banner Ads
Level 7: […]

By admin -- 0 comments

May 1st, 2007

Adsense Website Gets a Facelift

Ever since I signed up for a Google Adsense account in mid-2006 I was created with the same bland welcome login page. It appears Google has in fact finally updated the page with more details about the actual program accessible from the main page in addition to the login and signup links as well.
The update […]

By kris -- 0 comments

November 9th, 2006

Interesting Adsense Advert

Someone’s paying for this?

By admin -- 4 comments

September 5th, 2006

Adsense Tweaking - It’s all in the Content

Lets set the scene.

Correct Ad placement - check
Blended colors - check
Good traffic - check

No clicks. What the?
If you’ve been playing with the Google Adsense program, you’ll know that advertisements are served contextually, meaning ads appear that relate to the content on your website. A major mistake some web publishers make is that the content is […]

By admin -- 5 comments

August 16th, 2006

Google allows Onsite Search Results

Google’s Adsense department now allows publishers to display search results embedded in an iframe. One thing that turned me off before was the fact that results were always shown offsite, and lacked control. Google have now sorted this issue, allowing total customization of the search engine results.
Setup is extremely easy and can be achieved by […]

By admin -- 3 comments

July 14th, 2006

Tweak Adsense & pay for living expenses!

Alborz has informed me that his newly tweaked Adsense adverts are now paying for a good chuck of his living expenses.
Imagine having Adsense paying for your phone and electricity bill. What about your weekly rent, all that worry and responsibility simply lifted off your shoulder?
Even if you only earn a small amount from Adsense, set […]

By admin -- 5 comments

July 14th, 2005

New Adsense Design

Google has a new design up for Adsense. Awesome. I will go through it and review later, probably tomorrow. For now, go check it out.

By Paul -- 8 comments

April 25th, 2005

Google’s New AdWords Features and Its Effect On Publishers

Web search leader Google Inc. said on Monday advertisers could now choose the Web sites that carry their ads and it was introducing animated graphical advertisements.

This can work out very well for both sides.
What this does is allow for advertisers to select sites on which they want their ads to appear. They can either enter […]

By Paul -- 14 comments

April 5th, 2005

AdSense Now Has Real-Time Channel Reporting

This is awesome. This is what I have been waiting for and now it has arrived. Instead of having to wait the two day delay to check on which channels are performing you can now get the results in real-time (or as real-time as AdSense gets).
They have also added the ability to show data by […]

By Paul -- 1 comment