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In which case as time moves on the larger banner is now having to pull out twice as many clicks than it ever did before and the smaller banner is actualy generating more value...
Was it not that google said they'd put the most valuable ads in first position? It seems like it's all backwards... "not the first time google adsense was backwards right canada? exchange rates were stupidly backwards".
What do you guys notice between your footer and header channels... divide the total earnings of your channel by the clicks and check it out.
Was it not that google said they'd put the most valuable ads in first position?
It seems like it's all backwards... "not the first time google adsense was backwards right canada? exchange rates were stupidly backwards".
I am convinced folks here don't care much for helpful threads (I tried a few and got ...maybe....one answer?).
My opinion is that if they can't race out of the bunkhouse in a dead heat, unlimbering their six shooters, then go willy nilly about searching all the whiners threads to see who can be shot down .......... GEE, what fun!
You made a good, helpful thread...don't expect it to be read too often. Only by the intelligent members in this community, probably.
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Guess I will have to slide out of Dodge or go ducking and running. :)
Footer ads do well on long pages however those whose pages are more or less screen size or a little bit longer have no need to bother with footer ads.
I went to school with 21_blue well before 0's and 1's were invented so I may be wrong:-)
Thing is man, i've switched header around with the footer ads and given it the old header channel and what do you have it? 4x less income than the footer.. im thinking my channels are smart priced rather than the actual account... so now I've added a new channal for the header and made the links blue and given it the old longer ad back for CTR reasons (which went down by half using the smaller ad).
All I can say is my header is pulling of 4x less than my footer and that's wrong! very wrong, its always been the opposite way round for me... somthing flipped backwards... god damn adsense.
The html code for the header is at the beginning of the code, and the html code for the footer is at the bottom of the code, I agree if it was the other way round google would process it all backwards, but it's not..this is what is concirning, I'm quite annoyed at google for breaking their code around 28th april > dropped increasingly on 5th may and onwards.. and I must be loosing out over 400$ day because of this.
I wonder if the header and footer are the best places to be putting your adblocks. Here is a link to the Heat Map [google.com] in case you have not had a chance to look at it.
Like all tools, the heat map works better for some folks than it does for others, but it is sure worth considering when it comes to where on the page to put your adblocks.
I would say that the heat map is worth looking at. In the top of my page I have a banner of ads I sell myself. CTR is a lot lower than a Google large rectangle placed slightly lower down the page within the body of the text. That's my best earner by far. Also, having just one ad block on the page is worth investigating (see other threads on this topic)
Ann:- don't worry, we still love you :)
I've found that sometimes less is more. For example, if you have two AdSense displays showing a total of 8 ads, removing one of them to reduce the total ads to 4 could end up resulting in more income. I've experienced that on a number of pages.
I want this crap to end, i want the ads at the top to return to the original value of which the bottom has stolen :(..., could this be down to the way adsense gets the keywords before the ad loads?.
Are you really sure that was wise?
Perhaps someone is taking your clicks from your header banner?
I have read elsewhere on these forums about some programme running and taking clicks away from the actual site. It could be the case if your new header ( former footer banner) starts to show the same trend as your original header showed.
Of course, it may not be the case but it would be interesting to note if the same trend started happenin to your new header.... if it does then searching google with link:your-url or something to determine who could be leeching your clicks.
I don't tolerate this for long. I change ad unit size or remove it for a day, of course putting somthing else that earns there for the time being.
Adsense is complex, and as a coder I know that the number of bugs in any code increases with complexity. Guaranteed, adsense is littered with bugs.
It leaves us to act in a Darwinian manner, seeking to adapt.