nickreynolds - 9:46 pm on Apr 18, 2006 (gmt 0)
I have a website. It has good content amd was not originally designed to make adsense money but it makes a bit. I have sought to write lots of good content pages, relevant to the main theme of my site. One of those pages gets a comparitively high visitor rate but 0% clickthrough on adsense. The reason being that the adsense ads are of very little relevance to the page content however hard I have tried to optimize it.
Here's the rub (time to put my crash helmet on here!). Using one of my other sites I put up a "Made for Adsense" style page using "tips" from an email that was sent me. It has a couple of paras of vaguely relevant info, one adsense block and a couple of links to my other sites. Results - better quality ads and 11% clickthrough.
So its annoying - the quality page earns nothing and the rubbish page 11% clickthrough and epcm of over 30$.
My next step will be to adapt the profitable page to make it more acceptable ie other links, more content, hopefully without losing profitability!