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Click rate dropped recently--anyone else notice

google click rate dropped by about 35%

     
6:54 pm on Nov 30, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Anyone else notice a big drop in their rate from google over the last 2 days? We saw a 35% drop and are wondering if they have made some changes that might be impacting this. Been very steady normally.
8:09 pm on Dec 2, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Around the big holidays things always seem to get out of whack. Hopfully will be back to normal in January
8:09 pm on Dec 2, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Yup CTR down and really bad ad targetting are making me go crazy. Hopefully this doesn't last too much longer because I had a really bad November and December is starting off worst.
8:22 pm on Dec 2, 2005 (gmt 0)

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This is just a coincidence. For me CTR is way high from 6% to around 11%.
8:50 pm on Dec 2, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Once I lost all Google traffic, my CTR soared

Man, that is sure strange stuff...If I would live to be a thousand I would never figure this out...

On another note, I can see folks with sites that have consumer goods that would normally be more popular approaching the holidays, gaining in CTR, and eCPM. But those of us who have non-seasonal content, I don't get these sorts of anomalies.

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