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I have a site that, among other things, has a 'news roundup.'
The current day's news is on one page, news.html. Yesterday's news is on archive.html. On the third day, the news is moved into a dated archive, where it remains.
Now, clearly, news.html and archive.html change daily.
A couple of days ago, AdSense stopped serving real ads to news.html and archive.html and went to public service ads.
Is anyone else experiencing similar things with the public service stuff? Or am I connecting things that aren't connected?
Another thing to keep in mind is that many advertisers turn off their campaigns over the weekend, which could also reduce the number of available ads to show. What were these pages showing in previous weekends?
Our index page shows the latest project postings to our site, and adsense has been keeping up with the change in content.
It still dishes up writing, programming etc ads.
Is this normal? Or will it change once we get spidered. Even though I think we have already.
IMHO PSA ads only come up when there isn't any discernable key content on the page.
Not in my experience.
We have a few pages with a paragraph or two and a link to a great search engine submission/ranking program. The ads on those pages are for 3 SEOs and a portal search.
But even if it was completely static, isn't a news round-up page likely to cover too broad a range of topics to allow a page theme/topic to be deduced?
Our news and archive pages (mentioned in my first post) are Drudge-style headlines linked to news stories. They are pretty focused, and sectioned off in categories such as "Bioterrorism News," "Israeli / Palestinian Headlines," etc.
Further, one the third day, after a page has moved through the news.html page and the archives.html page and into a permanent place, we get ads for "Terrorist Alert System," "Iraq Reconstruction News," and a conservative book service. The page has the exact same layout throughout the migration process.
It's still a mystery to me.