A little help with AdCense

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Hi I am a nubie Webmaster and have signed up for ad- sence in the hopes of
recouping smoe of the money I spend on Addwordz in G**gle.  Is there some
way of driving more traffic to my ads so that I can increase my click
through rate and thus offset my addwordz expenditure.  Any help woud be


Re: A little help with AdCense

The only way this will work is if you make a great website that people
like so much that they return to it often after they initially find it
via your ads.  In general you can expect on the order of 1/1000 people
to click on your ads.

Recouping money on adwords with adsense is like a pyramid scheme that
you've got in on about 10 levels too late.


Re: A little help with AdCense

On 15 Dec 2005 14:55:39 -0800, jeffrey.bigham@gmail.com wrote:

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Running Adsense on a site that's traffic is from Adwords doesn't make
much sense to me?

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Your stats are way off, I have a lot of Adsense sites and the % can be
higher than 5% (5 in 100 visitors) though for my sites it tends to be
between 2 and 3%.

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I don't understand?

Anyone can setup a site, use Adwords to generate traffic and try to
make money back using Adsense. If I tried this today I'd be no better
or worse off than anyone who is already doing this (I'd have less
experience though). If I bid too much for the traffic and it doesn't
convert to high value clicks I loose money.

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Re: A little help with AdCense

__/ [Fraser] on Thursday 15 December 2005 22:50 \__

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It  would be rather difficult to /make/ as much money as you /spend/  with
Google's  advertising program. The core idea is that part of the moneyflow
leaks  to a third-party. Moreover, as Jeffrey said already, the conversion
rates  for  visitor/click  are rather low -- lower than people  expect  at

Channelling your users to pages with ads is difficult. The best you can do
is  attract  visitors who do not block ads (visibility) and make sure  ads
are harmonic with respect to the content. If your pages are promotional by
nature, that might help too. For example, if your page explains how to se-
lect a computer, then ads which offer computers for sale are likely to get
clicked more often. Then there is the issue of sectors and/or topic, which
tend  to have different values. Asbestos, for example, is associated  with
lawsuits over deaths so its AdSense-bound links are worth quite a lot.

Hope it helps,


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