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How to detect fraud clicks

Discussion in 'Reporting & Stats' started by PinoyIto, Jan 19, 2005.

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    I want to use adsense to promote some of my online business, but since fraud click are rampant are there ways adsense detect this or control it?
     
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  2. T0PS3O

    T0PS3O Feel Good PLC

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    Let Google do their job and stick to the TOS and you'll be fine.
     
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    Ask google. IMO, if the traffic does not convert, it is fraud.
     
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    You don't use AdSense to promote your business... you use AdWords.

    And you can prevent the occurrence of fraud click, if you are so worried about it, by not checking the "content network" option in the Edit Campaign Settings area of your AdWords account.

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    dkalweit Well-Known Member

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    Are you serious? 100% conversion rate is unheard of.


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    or your site stinks
    or your stuff/service is too expensive
    or your ads are misleading or too general.

    Lack of conversions has nothing (or atleast very very little) to do with fraud and that answer just confuses me

    The previous suggestion about content ads is a good one if you are that paranoid as I show a signifigantly higher conversion in search than content across all my ads. Otherwise, try and see. I haven't experienced huge amounts of fraud but I would guess it depends on your area. It doesn't make a whole lot of sense to risk losing your adsense account for .03 clicks if you know what i mean.
     
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    david_sakh Peon

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    Dont get into hysteria. G would close down adsense if the problem were that real. I think they take care of click spammers well enough.
     
    david_sakh, Jan 19, 2005 IP
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    This is great advice. I stick to this principle too. Guess we just have to trust Google :).
     
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    NewComputer Well-Known Member

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    As YFS stated,

    make sure your adwords are relevant and accurate. I see so many people advertise something that I am interested in etc... I click through and it was basically garbage about something else. If someone is ready, willing and able to buy and your ad is well written, you should see a high conversion rate.
     
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    Very good points, yfs1.
    According to my experience, if you turn off content newwork, you will lose a significant amount of traffic and potential sales.
     
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    This depends on your industry and its something only experimentation will tell you.

    If the original poster is that paranoid then they will be losing a lot of traffic and potential sales in general. That is up to them if they want to lose $ to save a few fraudalent clicks (even that is a maybe)
     
    yfs1, Jan 19, 2005 IP
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    sohagice Greenhorn

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    Fraud clik is risky, google analytics can be answer. detect fraud click by Anlytics
     
    sohagice, Mar 5, 2012 IP
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    use direct advertisement
     
    shanrocks888, Mar 7, 2012 IP
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    Google seems to have a very strong policy and they pretty much the largest bank of data of user and user patterns. Pretty sure they have the statistics to sort things like this out
     
    everythinghosting, Mar 8, 2012 IP