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Proposal I received from adsense support

Discussion in 'AdSense' started by names2buy, Jan 25, 2007.

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    I received an email from adsense support offering to include a site in custom placement packs, provided that I add 300X250 rectangles to the site. This would involve a significant change in structure of the site, so here are my questions. Thanks in advance for any advice...

    1) Is there a significant advantage to inclusion in the custom packs?

    2) Is this a fairly standard email or should I consider this a privilege?
    SEMrush
    Here is the note:

    Dear Publisher,

    After a recent review of your site, we would like to include (sitename) in our custom placement packs program. Custom placement packs are selections of individually-reviewed sites designed for our largest brand advertisers.

    We would like to feature your site more frequently in these advertiser packages, but to do so, we need you to place more image and text-enabled medium rectangle ad units (300x250) on your site. Visit https://www.google.com/adsense/adformats to see a sample of the medium rectangle unit.
     
    names2buy, Jan 25, 2007 IP
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  2. login

    login Notable Member

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    #2
    I would ask them how much more money I am gonna make to see if its worth while.
     
    login, Jan 25, 2007 IP
  3. PFCritics

    PFCritics Peon

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    lol, figures. I just received this e-mail today too, and searched digital point for keywords in the message. Ironically, I get your message, which was also today :p It sounds interesting that they contacted me...I think I'm going to try it out and emailing them back.
     
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    umermalik Peon

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    #4
    i got that email too. is this a new thing or have people got similar emails in the past?
     
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  5. PFCritics

    PFCritics Peon

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    #5
    Perhaps it is a convenient ploy to attempt to get more AdSense Publishers to switch to a more effective ad strategy...I sent Google a message back, I'll let you guys know if I get a reply with further information.
     
    PFCritics, Jan 25, 2007 IP
  6. Trippen

    Trippen Peon

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    #6
    Same email
    sounds interesting going to have start using that ad size.
     
    Trippen, Jan 25, 2007 IP
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    adrian88 Peon

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    i never got an email like that haha
     
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    #8
    Got it too and scared the shit out of me at first since all you hear from are people who get an email about their account has been disabled.
    Not sure it will give more money and if it doesn't show up as $$$ I'll switch back. The 300x250 only have a few ads in them so they better pay more...
    Hopefully we'll get more money now when the Search results have killed me (us)
     
    MikeSwede, Jan 25, 2007 IP
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    FikseGTS Peon

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    #9
    could be that they want to show some video ads on your sites.... I've been getting a bunch of them lately....
     
    FikseGTS, Jan 25, 2007 IP
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    adrian88 Peon

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    s word..........
     
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    adrian88 Peon

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    #11
    i like the added emphasis though


    good luck guys!
     
    adrian88, Jan 25, 2007 IP
  12. kniveswood

    kniveswood Well-Known Member

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    #12
    I got that email today too. All i needed is switch from 336x280 to 300x250, and my ads are already above the fold. But they want image+text ads, i'm currently running only text ads. I got a feeling that image ads would be pretty crappy.

    Hmm...dilemma... :(
     
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    #13
    Now we might make 5 bucks a day after the Big Bang when Google came crashing down on us.... Time for a payback from them!
     
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    FikseGTS Peon

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    #14
    hah, the "Add 300x250 AdSense units to your site" email just came into my inbox...... :)

    seems very generic, as I have a bunch of 300x250 ads on my site already.....
     
    FikseGTS, Jan 25, 2007 IP
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    #15
    ditto on that.

    funny thing was, I just changed some page formats and thought they singled me out for exceptional abilities, darn!
    I like the photo ads and the video ones, they break things up a little. I always get a higher click rate but I think they pay poorly, .02 instead of .04, lol
     
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    #16
    I'm so glad to see this thread!

    I also got this email from G today... I do wonder how it would impact my earnings...
     
    Ellen C. Braun, Jan 25, 2007 IP
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    netpox Active Member

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    #17
    LOL...for a minute i thought i was special but i guess everyone got that email.
     
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    bhopkins Banned

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    I did not get one. I wish I had not read this now I feel ashamed [:(]
     
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    emilbus20 Well-Known Member

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    #19
    Ha i just posted about this duh. I got one today too. Funny thing was it says to reply to the email if interested. When i replied i got a returned email. lol. Looks lik e when you hit reply it went to had to chagne spport to support and it went through. i change to the 300x250 and have been getting HR Block ads and this video ad. Seems like im up $10 already woot woot.
     
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    just-4-teens Peon

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    i got this today too, at first i though it was a general newsletter advertising a new ad-format so i ignored it for a while :O
     
    just-4-teens, Jan 25, 2007 IP