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I got a personal message from AdsenseEvery single piece of advice I ever got from the AdSense team in 10 years I've been a publisher has been detrimental to my business either through diminished earnings or through ad placement hurting traffic. You can safely discard everything AdSense team is telling you (except of course anything related to policy violations) - that department of Google seems to be largely staffed by recent college graduates that have no experience in running a site, let alone any kind of business. Their advice is usually at best naive - I have no reason to believe they care enough for it to be deliberate - it's usually just sheer ignorance. Despite being able to access mountains of actionable information, they don't seem to make any use of it when they "consult" you, even on things as basic as ad sizes.
the oft mentioned and loudly celebrated firewall between the AdSense and the search team seems to be very real and actually very bad for publishers because it makes the AdSense team so bad at understanding the effect of their work on the site's standing in Google search.
joined:Apr 13, 2002
...almost 2 weeks after that.. I started loosing all my traffics
"If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is."I did not suggest that AdSense team should be advising people on how to improve their rankings. But I think it would be fair to expect them to not give out advise that's outright damaging to publishers, you know, along the lines of "left hand knows what the right hand is doing".
I think it would be fair to expect them to not give out advise that's outright damaging to publishers, you know, along the lines of "left hand knows what the right hand is doing".
As Web publishers, we're responsible for our sites. If we let greed get in the way of common sense, we have only ourselves to blame
Did you notice what kind of traffic was lost? Did you lose keyword positions across the board from long tail phrases to big keyword phrases? Or was the loss confined to just a few big keywords, with long tail phrases remaining intact?