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Adsense showing ads from other site

4:42 am on Nov 9, 2007 (gmt 0)

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Funny thing just happened. I have created a new website a while back and today i decided to put some google ads up there. I placed the adsense code on my new webby but it wouldent show the add. So i removed the code and tested it on a page that already had adsense.
Same thing happened. No ads showing (just a white background)
So i removed the ad again. Then i read that it could take up to 10 minutes before the ads started displaying. I thought ow ok np. And i placed the adsense code on my new website again.
A few minutes later it started displaying ads. But to my suprise it's showing ads from my other website where i briefly tested the adsense code. So now i have a website about gardening thats displaying adds for dell servers. LOL. From expirience i know that when you create a new site and place fresh adsense code on it the ad's are ussualy pretty accurate. But it seems that due to the fact i briefly tested the ad on my website about game servers it somehow remembered that and decided to show nothing but Dell server and gamehosting related ads on my gardening website!

Creating new code dont help. it just keeps spamming ads about laptops, gameservers, hardware and what not. Im guesing i should just wait a while and it will eventually display the correct ads?

But on the other side i think this is a interesting phenomena and i just felt like sharing it. Perhaps anybody knows why google decided to put computer related ads on my gardening site? :D

Thanks for reading


6:06 am on Nov 9, 2007 (gmt 0)

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Yes, there is a tendency to show ads for the wrong site within your account - I usually find its on the 'lower paying' blocks for the lower paying sites (ie the higher paying ads override on the cheaper sites)
It isn't very common, but you can't do a darn thing about it :(
4:30 pm on Nov 9, 2007 (gmt 0)

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Google does remember the domain info and account info for a publisher to put ads when it doesn't know what to do. However, as time passes and pages get crawled, typically targeted ads show up.

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