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Matching Adsense Colors with Content Better or Worse?

Discussion in 'AdSense' started by shelbywallace1, Mar 19, 2008.

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Better Adsense Colors Match Site Colors?

  1. Yes

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  2. No

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  3. Does not matter

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  1. #1
    I have heard that it is better to match your adsense colors with the site. I seem to have better luck making the advertisements stand out but I want them too. Am I wrong? Would I get more adsense traffic if the colors are coordinated?
    SEMrush
     
    shelbywallace1, Mar 19, 2008 IP
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  2. Jarodboy

    Jarodboy Prominent Member

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    I voted Yes, but in the end it depends on your site. ;)
     
    Jarodboy, Mar 19, 2008 IP
  3. amedia

    amedia Well-Known Member

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    If its in a text menu looking area, i think it helps to blend, but if its in the center hot zone i think its good to be flashy
     
    amedia, Mar 19, 2008 IP
  4. fireboat

    fireboat Active Member

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    #4
    If your users are average, normal people with only an average understanding of Internet marketing, then make the ads blend. They will see them as ordinary links within the site.

    If your users are web designers, computer geeks, programmers, bloggers, Internet marketers, or anything like that-- then make the ads stand out in hopes that something will catch their eye.
     
    fireboat, Mar 19, 2008 IP
  5. abdobasha2004

    abdobasha2004 Well-Known Member

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    i think the default pallet is the best
    blue links and black text
     
    abdobasha2004, Mar 19, 2008 IP
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  6. The Stealthy One

    The Stealthy One Well-Known Member Affiliate Manager

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    #6
    In my experience, it is best for the ads to match the site's color scheme. However, I have learned this is not the case if your site is a basic black and white site - in this case, it is best to use the default Google scheme (blue and black and green).
     
    The Stealthy One, Mar 19, 2008 IP
  7. sultanofseo

    sultanofseo Notable Member

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    #7
    no one likes to be sold and no one visits a websote to click on ads. its just that simple. if you want to improved your CTR, you must blend in your ad color with site layout. make it look like part of your site. its been tested to work better by lot of larger sites.
     
    sultanofseo, Mar 19, 2008 IP
  8. shelbywallace1

    shelbywallace1 Peon

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    Thanks everyone! I have changed things and made the links on the site match the title of the adsense ads which is from the original "open air" palette. It seems to work well. SO it seems so far that blending my site in with that palette help the CTR. Time will tell. I am going to leave it for a wekk and will let you know next Sat. 3/29 how it worked.
     
    shelbywallace1, Mar 22, 2008 IP
  9. Photon

    Photon Member

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    It really depends, only trial and error will help you figure out what works best. Some of my sites make more with blended ads other do better with ads that stand out more.
     
    Photon, Mar 22, 2008 IP
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    #10
    But it is depend on your site.
     
    royfuk, Mar 22, 2008 IP
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    adyad Guest

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    #11
    i think it is depend on your site but if prefer to Matching Adsense Colors with Content
     
    adyad, Mar 23, 2008 IP
  12. Shreyash

    Shreyash Active Member

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    #12
    If the site background is light, then blend.
    If site background is dark, blend or make the ads stand out.
     
    Shreyash, Mar 23, 2008 IP
  13. AutumnBreeze

    AutumnBreeze Peon

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    #13
    I personally prefer to the blend them to suit my site. I cringe at sites that have the default ad sticking out like a sore thumb :D
     
    AutumnBreeze, Mar 23, 2008 IP
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    angilina Notable Member

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    For me, Yes :)
     
    angilina, Mar 23, 2008 IP
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    #15
    i should be blend, to make more good looking
     
    paKTua, Mar 23, 2008 IP
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    tradeya Notable Member

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    It's all depend on site design and niche. sometime blend is making more moeny but some sites are opposite. the best way id do some experiment for the best income. ;)
     
    tradeya, Mar 23, 2008 IP
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    #17
    matching colors will trick novice users into clicking your ads.
     
    crazydownloader, Mar 23, 2008 IP
  18. peepin2me

    peepin2me Well-Known Member

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    #18
    blending works for me
     
    peepin2me, Mar 23, 2008 IP
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    wwwAD-SENSINGcom Banned

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    #19
    it works MUCH better. looks more pro.
     
    wwwAD-SENSINGcom, Mar 23, 2008 IP
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    #20
    I think overall, it is better when you blend your adds into your website.
     
    lamelime, Mar 23, 2008 IP