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Syndication is bad!
at least for me

 3:33 pm on Dec 12, 2002 (gmt 0)

When I choose to syndicate my ads, I get a lot of hits from
the lousy searchengine updated.com.

These visitors never buy anything so it's a waste of money.

On the other hand I don't want to miss the good syndication partners.

I've complained to google. They should either block updated.com or make it possible for advertisers to choose
on which networks our ads should run.

But I only get automated responses. Does anyone have the same problem?



 6:11 pm on Dec 12, 2002 (gmt 0)

Automated responses?!? Where are you sending your mails to?

AdWords Support email ID is adwords-support@google.com

Its likely that the AdWords support team had misunderstood your question. Reply back with a detailed explanation.

Syndication is good! :)


 7:16 pm on Dec 12, 2002 (gmt 0)

not excactly autoresponse.

More like a template message. "We've read your mail, we value all feedback...." dadadada

My letter was very clear and sent to the right address.

But pliiz! Somebody else who have seen updated.com in their logs and studied the conversion rate?


 3:04 am on Dec 13, 2002 (gmt 0)

you know, vibgyor79... you are always defending adwords and are the first to get all ruffled when someone says something not quite nice about them.

Admit it, you are googleguy in disguise, right? :p


 3:36 am on Dec 13, 2002 (gmt 0)

Where? What? Who? Me?


 10:17 pm on Dec 17, 2002 (gmt 0)

Look at vibgyor79's profile. You will get the answer. ;)


 10:24 pm on Dec 17, 2002 (gmt 0)

<rant> updated.com is a real? in my mind </rant>


 3:26 am on Dec 18, 2002 (gmt 0)

>>Look at vibgyor79's profile. You will get the answer.

still say he's googleguy in disguise. The website's just a moonlight job :)


 4:11 am on Dec 18, 2002 (gmt 0)


Anyway Johannes, I checked all my website stats and I haven't received a single click from Updated.com. Are you in a very competitive business(casinos, webhosting etc) with high keyword CPC?

cheater copperpot

 10:45 pm on Dec 20, 2002 (gmt 0)

I also get traffic from updated.com at the clip of about 1.50 a click. I doubt they convert but i dont know how to track all that stuff yet =P I just know if i end up on top for the day =)

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