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Simple question, has your Adsense CTR changed since "the changes"

Discussion in 'AdSense' started by markowe, Nov 19, 2007.

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What's happened to your Adsense CTR since clicks were restricted to certain ad areas?

Poll closed Nov 29, 2007.
  1. Definitely down

    5 vote(s)
    35.7%
  2. Definitely up

    1 vote(s)
    7.1%
  3. About the same

    5 vote(s)
    35.7%
  4. Too soon to tell

    3 vote(s)
    21.4%
  1. #1
    Lots of discussion about this, so let's be a bit more scientific about it, because it's hard to draw any conclusion with all the talk.

    So, simple question...
     
    markowe, Nov 19, 2007 IP
  2. ForgottenCreature

    ForgottenCreature Notable Member

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    No, my ctr has stayed the same.
     
    ForgottenCreature, Nov 19, 2007 IP
  3. Dody

    Dody Active Member

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    #3
    Almost the same :)
     
    Dody, Nov 19, 2007 IP
  4. ssandecki

    ssandecki Peon

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    #4
    If your site wasn't designed to encourage or produce accidental clicks you shouldn't see any difference. People that are complaining about their CTR were getting paid for accidential clicks :)
     
    ssandecki, Nov 19, 2007 IP
  5. markowe

    markowe Peon

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    #5
    Not necessarily, maybe your users are really dim and they really want to click on the ad and are interested in the product, but can't figure out where to click :D
     
    markowe, Nov 19, 2007 IP
  6. dct

    dct Finder of cool gadgets

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    #6
    I'm about the same or maybe even slightly up but that could be more down to the time of year rather than the recent changes.
     
    dct, Nov 19, 2007 IP
  7. kentuckyslone

    kentuckyslone Well-Known Member

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    #7
    My CTR and eCPM havent really changed.
     
    kentuckyslone, Nov 19, 2007 IP
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    gunebakan Peon

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    #8
    After some optimization it changed...
     
    gunebakan, Nov 19, 2007 IP
  9. Methane

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    #9
    It is way to soon to tell. You've gotta give major system changes like this at least a few months, since ideally it will raise CPC as advertisers gain confidence that their clicks are genuine. There has not been that kind of time yet.
     
    Methane, Nov 19, 2007 IP
  10. sachin410

    sachin410 Prominent Member

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    #10
    my CTR is down 40% (60% of what it was earlier), but click values have gone up...so not much to complain about. :D.
     
    sachin410, Nov 19, 2007 IP
  11. windtalker

    windtalker Active Member

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    #11
    First I want to say my ads were not properly optimized in the beginning....

    Now after the changes at first my ctr went down 50%, but the click's value doubled so I still gained about the same amount of money, but then I optimized my ads better and now my ctr is 3x better than it was before the changes.

    So I'm happy about the changes now, it doubled the amount I received for clicks and forced me to better optimize my ads. :D
     
    windtalker, Nov 19, 2007 IP
  12. vatu

    vatu Active Member

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    #12
    My CTR is Down but the revenue is same as earlier :D
     
    vatu, Nov 19, 2007 IP