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Adding facebook Like Button To Increase Adsense Traffic

     
1:31 am on Apr 28, 2011 (gmt 0)

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Has anyone ever tried or are using a facebook button on their pages with adsense. If so did traffic increase and do you think it will cause a problem with adsense?

I just added it to my main website. I have to do something, traffic and earnings are down and hopefully this can help.

One thing I wont do is click the like button myself as I could see a problem there since it would show up to my facebook friends.
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If you want people to share your content, then you have to make it easy for them.

Most of my pages have like buttons, and my users use them a lot.

I can't say that there's much direct earnings from Facebook, but these people bookmark my sites and share them and traffic and word of mouth are increasing in leaps and bounds, so I believe that's all to the good.

No, I don't see any conflict with AdSense, but I also don't see a ton of direct revenue there either.

As always, you have to think of USER INTENT.
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I have no idea how a Like button works so it will be interesting to hear if it helps.
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Heres the link to getting a like button ember: [developers.facebook.com...]
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I added the new "send" button a couple days ago then yanked it immediately because of horrible IE bugs that created annoying querystrings and blank pages for about 60%
Of my visitors.
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I posted Facebook Like buttons on my pages. I was interesting in that few people clicked on them. On the other hand my Facebook statistics reveal that more people 'share' my content than generated by the Like button. So I guess that most Facebook users 'share' the content without the help of the Like button. What's more I get more visitors from them also. But overall is is a minor contribution to web traffic, and I removed quite a few of the Like bottons, thinking that it increases the loading time of pages, Facebook seems to get stuck sometimes.
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Facebook brings in droves of visitors.. Very very few convert or click ads.

YMMV
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My ctr just dropped to half of normal if not more, I dont know if this is because the like button is locking pages up or what? I removed the button for today to see if my ctr will improve.
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I just removed the buttons.
I have over 100 google maps tool pages and each
had a button.
Thousands of page views.
Not one click of fb buttons besides my test clicks and 2 friends.
Not one click of the fb likebutton. Thousands of page views. not one.

My normal dollar value on these pages appeared to drop.. quickly.

I had the fb like buttons up 27 days.

This could be something else but who is to say.

By noon the click value has a appeared to increase.

[grandlakelinks.com...]