Msg#: 3951246 posted 4:08 am on Jul 13, 2009 (gmt 0)
We started a bog in blogger some 2 months back. A couple of days back, I found that my blog has started showing adsense ads at the bottom of each post.
The fact is that we had never enrolled for an Adsense account! The how is this possible ?
Also, when I click on the Monetise section , I see that the first option "Display ads in my sidebar and posts Recommended. Ads will be displayed in your sidebar and below each post." is chosen by default.
Msg#: 3951246 posted 9:36 am on Jul 14, 2009 (gmt 0)
I had Adsense before I started playing with Blogger so I am not sure how it works for new customers.
Making some big guesses I suspect that something was done by mistake (either yourse or theirs) to turn the ads on and they automatically added Adsense to your Google account. Blogger, Adsense, Adwords and Webmaster Tools (and probably a few more services) are all accessed through the same userid and password. Have you simply tried logging in to Adsense to see what has happened from that side?
Blogger does not show ads on your blog unless you have linked your AdSense account to your Blogger account and enabled ads between posts (which you can do on the "Monetize" tab). I've followed up with the engineers, who confirm that this is the only way to get AdSense ads to show on your blog.
Suvro, I'll follow up with you privately to see if there's any way to prove that something weird is happening here.