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I am, but just one one specific page of my site (all the rest are targeting fine). The content of said page hasn't changed at all - but it is a highly trafficked page and it is killing my CTR. Been like this for two days.
Yeah! Exactly the same , Two of my Highest traffic receiving pages are experiencing off-targeting but all other pages are fine, I blocked the Untargetted URL but Now I am receiving other Off-target advt., Now it is MIXED with 70% Ads on target but rest completely UNRELATED.
No changes on my end and not new sites. Been with adsense 3 years. Contacted them too. Really hurting CTR since Friday.?
Happy to be posting here though. Been a longtime lurker.
It's almost like Google is reading the whole website, rather than the specific page. That hurts when they do that, since I have themed sites, but each page is very specific.
My ctr seems a little better early today, but I haven't checked my sites too deeply yet.
These ads have absolutely no relevance to my site, and I do not appreciate Google serving this evil dreck to my visitors.
I've simply had it with the lack of quality control at Adsense. My earnings have improved lately but if this is why, I want no part of it. I've pulled the ads and I don't think I'll be using Adsense again, unless Google starts giving publishers control over ad content (ha ha ha).
You can block them with the competitive ad filter. I'd do that, instead of pulling all the ads.
I wish Google treated publishers with as much consideration as it does advertisers. I've got near total control over the other ads on my site, but none over the Adsense ads, and I'm fed up. I'm going to wait for a change in Google policies toward publishers (ha ha ha) before I trust them again. Thanks for letting me vent.
However, there is a new AdSense Targeting thread from today going on over here:
Feel free to discuss the hotness or notness of targeting of today's ads over there.