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Add Google News to your website
What's the incentive?
m0thman




msg:3866476
 6:04 pm on Mar 9, 2009 (gmt 0)

An interesting looking feature, but why is it posted on the AdSense blog? Fair enough, interesting and engaging content for users. But they should have that already on your website.

[adsense.blogspot.com ]

 

jmccormac




msg:3866480
 6:10 pm on Mar 9, 2009 (gmt 0)

So these people running the Adsense blog think that publishers want to waste valuable page real-estate with a non-performing widget? Maybe it is a nice little gimmick for bloggers but I doubt any mainstream publisher will even bother. There's no revenue.

Regards...jmcc

LifeinAsia




msg:3866498
 6:20 pm on Mar 9, 2009 (gmt 0)

I agree- if a widget is going to take visitors away from my site, it certainly better compensate me for them!

m0thman




msg:3866501
 6:24 pm on Mar 9, 2009 (gmt 0)

I tried to be tactful rather than just come out and say "What's in it for us?" Things are bad enough at the moment without sending visitors down some non-monetised route.

HuskyPup




msg:3866520
 6:32 pm on Mar 9, 2009 (gmt 0)

Like I'm going to "Give" Google my one and only 728 x 90 Leaderboard for their news?

Hmmm...at least I would know I'm getting nothing rather than what I'm getting right now:-)

himalayaswater




msg:3866527
 6:45 pm on Mar 9, 2009 (gmt 0)

How about adding value to your readers by displaying related news?

LifeinAsia




msg:3866543
 6:58 pm on Mar 9, 2009 (gmt 0)

How about adding value to your readers by displaying related news?

Unfortunately, the limited added value of displaying news (that thousands of other sites using the exact same widget will be showing) is negated by having those same users click away from your site to read the full article.

netmeg




msg:3866556
 7:17 pm on Mar 9, 2009 (gmt 0)

Yet another kick in the teeth to the newspapers, too. (I say this because my mother has to give up her home delivery of the Detroit Free Press after receiving it for 60 years - they're cutting it down to two days a week this month)

BigDave




msg:3866587
 8:00 pm on Mar 9, 2009 (gmt 0)

I actually have two sites where I plan to add it as a service to my regular members. I don't really care if they leave my site, what I care about is that they keep coming back. The more useful the site, the more likely they are to come back.

asinah




msg:3866821
 1:28 am on Mar 10, 2009 (gmt 0)

Looks like a nice tool but I would never tollerate a channel like FoxNews on my site.

acac




msg:3866965
 5:48 am on Mar 10, 2009 (gmt 0)

It's in iframe generated by javascript like AdSense ads. I seriously doubt Google crawler will crawl this content.

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