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Adsense tip to boost clicks

Discussion in 'AdSense' started by aaronlamont1, Dec 26, 2008.

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    Here is a quick adsense tip that I have implemented into all of my websites and blogs now which has produced dramatic ctr on all my pages and boosted my income.

    The tip that I want to tell you is to have 33x250 boxes directly above the fold (the first part of the webpage before you have to scroll down) and on the left a text ad box which is blended to your websites text links and on the right an image ad.

    Like the example from one of my websites below:

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    All I have above the ad boxes is my header which is the same for each of my websites.

    You can see here that when a visitor comes to my websites the first thing they will see is that picture above which is related to my website about blocked drains, the ad on the left in many peoples eyes is actual links on my website and so they will click through on them which increases my click throughs and my earnings.

    Put this to the test yourself.
     
    aaronlamont1, Dec 26, 2008 IP
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  2. koan

    koan Well-Known Member

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    You may get banned for being too much of a MFA.
     
    koan, Dec 26, 2008 IP
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    Highena.com Active Member

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    I don't know about that. I've seen this kind of placement on a lot of sites, popular sites, and I think as long as the site has relevant quality content there shouldnt be a problem.
     
    Highena.com, Dec 26, 2008 IP
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    Great Job
    and really Thanks for sharing
     
    abovesense, Dec 26, 2008 IP
  5. aaronlamont1

    aaronlamont1 Guest

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    I have had my ad placements like this on around 6 of my websites for over a year now with no problems.

    Test yourself and see.
     
    aaronlamont1, Dec 27, 2008 IP
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    lifeplayer Notable Member

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    Yes, i test this before and the result is good, manage to get around 2~3% CTR
     
    lifeplayer, Dec 27, 2008 IP
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    scubita Peon

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    I doubt it. lol Even MFA's with no content still rank high.
     
    scubita, Dec 27, 2008 IP
  8. aaronlamont1

    aaronlamont1 Guest

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    It works, and I haven't been banned. I see no reason why you would get banned.
     
    aaronlamont1, Dec 27, 2008 IP
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    It looks like an ingenious way of placing the ads and the combination of image and text ads side by side will definitely work wonders to improve your CTR. Thanks for the share :)
     
    dairyman, Dec 27, 2008 IP
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    What kind of increase have you noticed?
     
    andyj00, Dec 27, 2008 IP
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    Around 70% of my visitors click on to the ads, where others will read through my webpage and click shorter blended text links.
     
    aaronlamont1, Dec 27, 2008 IP
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    TheVccMatey Peon

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    Great advice. I've used this before on few sites. Worked well for me.
     
    TheVccMatey, Dec 27, 2008 IP
  13. aaronlamont1

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    My CTR for this week is 8.18% however as I cannot share how many impressions I got because of googles terms you cannot really judge this.
     
    aaronlamont1, Dec 27, 2008 IP
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    8% CTR is very good. Its low enough not to raise any flags at Google (not as you probably have anything to worry about though?).

    However, I know Google are against having your own images close to the text ads, what about image ads close to text ads.....isnt this the same kind of thing?

    I think the idea is a great idea, as long as its not against Google TOS.
     
    andyj00, Dec 27, 2008 IP
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    koan Well-Known Member

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    Well the spirit of Google's guidelines is not to "trick" users into clicking and this is a bit too close for my comfort, personally. 8% is high but not too high, I agree. Still, just because something isn't exactly literally forbidden in the guidelines doesn't mean it doesn't go against its spirit and you may get trouble down the road... or smart pricing may rear its ugly head.
     
    koan, Dec 27, 2008 IP
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    You may have a problem bcs. that is image near text ad. But then again if you are big enough you can put even own image near google ad without any problem. You can see it everywhere around the globe on big portals.
     
    yaquert, Dec 27, 2008 IP
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    so can u tell how much it has increased ur ctr than before??
     
    farhajr, Dec 27, 2008 IP
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    I tried your strategy. It worked. I managed a few more clicks. Do you suggest that having a text ad next to an image ad gets more clicks. Or having an image ad next to an image ad gets more clicks?

    Also, how can I get more relevant ads... just a quick question?

    BTW thanks for the strategy.
     
    bmatthews, Dec 27, 2008 IP
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    Thanks for sharing. I have been using text ads next to image ads lately and it has been pretty good from there on. I think this text/image method has been proven to increase your chances of getting clicks.
     
    AlbertMARKET, Dec 27, 2008 IP
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    Coool
    thanks ,
    but isn't that just tricking the TOS !!! HHieieih
     
    Bestpublisher, Dec 27, 2008 IP