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Amount Paid Per Click - Continues to decline.

Discussion in 'Reporting & Stats' started by yo-yo, May 10, 2005.

  1. #1
    I've noticed over the last 2 months - the average amount paid per click on several of my sites continues to decline. It's at about 30% of what it was 2 months ago.

    Very frustrating.... at first i thought it was just beginning of month to end of month fluctuations, but the beginning of this month was no better than the end of last....

    Anyone else noticing similar? I'm getting double the clicks and less money :mad:
     
    yo-yo, May 10, 2005 IP
  2. paymentapprovaltooslow

    paymentapprovaltooslow Banned

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    #2
    That could be for many reason. Smart pricing and perhaps a change in advertisers come to mind.
     
    paymentapprovaltooslow, May 10, 2005 IP
  3. Stin

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    I did get my first 1 cent click a couple days ago.. Wow
     
    Stin, May 10, 2005 IP
  4. City2

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    Wow, 1 cent :( Although I did notice a decline but I am not concerned because the CTR is higher :)
     
    City2, May 10, 2005 IP
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    mjewel Prominent Member

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    #5
    Mine is actually up this month, but after a decline that I think was due to smart pricing. I've seen a few 1 cent clicks and then some couple dollar ones. Yesterday, they actually took money away-- clicks remained the same, but they took a couple of bucks off. I've never seen that - almost like a mistake.... and no, I didn't click on my own ads.
     
    mjewel, May 10, 2005 IP
  6. honey

    honey Prominent Member

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    Mine is So far good. Good CTR and Good ROI. I am happy with Adsense as of now.
     
    honey, May 10, 2005 IP
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    www.AmCy.org American CyberSpace®

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    Are you sure that those are $0.01 clicks? The only time I see $0.01 for anything is when I get no clicks; in other words earnings from their new CPM program. The minimum for clicks should be $0.03 I think.

    AmCy
     
    www.AmCy.org, May 10, 2005 IP
  8. www.AmCy.org

    www.AmCy.org American CyberSpace®

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  9. bloodwrath

    bloodwrath Active Member

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    #9
    hum im making more money on my 1 site every month...
    im not noticing a decline, guess some keywords are still paying good cash
     
    bloodwrath, May 10, 2005 IP
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    Isnt that the min CPC $0.05 ?

    That means you should get at least $0.03 for that.. but i think it may also because of the same ip clicking too many ads for a given time.

    Just my 2 cent
     
    ashiezai, May 10, 2005 IP
  11. Arnie

    Arnie Well-Known Member

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    I had the same situation once. It returned after a couple of hours and at the end of the month I got some extra that was described as 'other earnings'.
     
    Arnie, May 10, 2005 IP
  12. Stin

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    Well, i had one click and it said 0.01 as the amount earned, so im fairly certain it was a 1 cent click..

    EDIT: Of course I could be crazy... Who knows.
     
    Stin, May 10, 2005 IP
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    joeychgo Notable Member Premium Member

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    #13


    Im sorry, maybe im confused...

    Good ROI? What INVESTMENT did you make in adsense? You do know ROI stands for Return On Investment dont you?


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    joeychgo, May 10, 2005 IP
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    alang Notable Member

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    This month is the best month for me. I no longer see the USD 0.01 clicks on my site. My CTR and EPM icnrease tremendously since google introduce the new smart pricing system. And its keep getting better and better
     
    alang, May 10, 2005 IP
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    I went from a dollar per click to 3 cents...i am furious
     
    DigitalDivide, May 11, 2005 IP
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    Yes I have noticed a large decrease in click earnings, for 2 months now mine has been dropping, while impressions and ctr has been rising slightly. For instance my credit card site has dropped from an average $1.40 per click to 40 cents or less now, and almost all other clicks on other site now average from 3 cents to 20 cents, definately something has changed for me, and getting worse :confused:
     
    bluegill_catcher, May 11, 2005 IP
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    paymentapprovaltooslow Banned

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    #17
    Tough...I don't know what to say
     
    paymentapprovaltooslow, May 11, 2005 IP
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    #18

    I have been noticing a similar trend.
     
    paymentapprovaltooslow, May 11, 2005 IP
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    My CPC for the same set of keywords vary from day to day.. One fine morining I get $1 on a average and it suddenly drops to $.20 for the next morning...
     
    arun_infy, May 11, 2005 IP
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    Same for me, Arun. Has anyone seen any official release from Google on what the variation in payouts might be caused by?
     
    BigEasy, May 21, 2005 IP