Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 54.162.19.123

Forum Moderators: incrediBILL & martinibuster

Message Too Old, No Replies

Less is More ?

ads less more

     
3:20 am on Apr 27, 2008 (gmt 0)

New User

5+ Year Member

joined:Oct 1, 2007
posts: 35
votes: 0


Ive been reading through some posts here and found out that a lot of you are successful with less ad blocks.

I am currently running a similar experiment and removed all my bad performing adblocks.
Now there is only one 300x350 image and text ad.

My CTR went down by 25 percent only, which isnt really much.

Here my question.
Is is normal that I get a very cheap cliks during the first few days.
I got SOME very good ones 50c and more, but most are 7 cents and less.
My averge cpc used to be 13 cents. ( talking about a few hundred clicks/day )
I also cleared my filter list at the same time to increase competition and there are currently over around 250 placement targeted ads. I emailed google and theiy said I should wait at least 2 or 3 weeks to see the first results, but the system will need several month to optimize the ads on my site.

However, from the experiance of those changed to ONE-AD-ONLY before.

How much did your ecpm fall at the beginning and when did you earn the same or more than before the change.

Thanx and regards to everybody.
Mavi

2:21 pm on Apr 27, 2008 (gmt 0)

Junior Member

10+ Year Member

joined:Feb 4, 2004
posts:150
votes: 0


Its hard to say how much more or less one will make.
Just give it a week and see what happens.
2:44 pm on Apr 27, 2008 (gmt 0)

Full Member

5+ Year Member

joined:Jan 29, 2008
posts:243
votes: 0


It is all about placing ad at correct location. Just follow Google heat map and one ad block can fetch good amount of money. Don't overload page with too many ads.
11:02 pm on Apr 27, 2008 (gmt 0)

Senior Member

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 10+ Year Member

joined:Jan 11, 2006
posts:1492
votes: 0


Don't overload page with too many ads.

Don't overload your site with too many ads either.

12:30 am on Apr 28, 2008 (gmt 0)

Senior Member

WebmasterWorld Senior Member farmboy is a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member Top Contributors Of The Month

joined:Nov 6, 2005
posts:2815
votes: 29


First, EVERYTHING with AdSense seems to depend on your particular site topic, audience, layout, your writing skills, etc. What works for someone may or may not work for you.

Second, read the above again.

Third, I followed the "less is more" philosophy for a while but my fortunes with AdSense made a turn for the better when I started doing what AdSense suggested - and for months they had been suggesting I might add more ad units. I now have what some people might consider too many ads on a page and too many ads on a site.

Humbly speaking of course, I happen to think I do it tastefully with a non-obnoxious layout and color scheme(s). But as of right now, I like more ads better than fewer ads when I view my earnings reports.

FarmBoy

 

Join The Conversation

Moderators and Top Contributors

Hot Threads This Week

Featured Threads

Free SEO Tools

Hire Expert Members