Facebook’s Competitor to Google AdSense: Facebook Audience Network

Bill Hartzer

Facebook has created a competitor to Google’s AdSense program. The program, Facebook’s Audience Network, allows you to monetize your mobile app or website with ads from Facebook’s 2.5 million Facebook advertisers.

Show Me The Money – Top 5 Google AdSense Alternatives

Kikolani

On top of that, earning money through a blog is no longer a shoe-in – it’s an ongoing challenge, and for a lot of bloggers Google’s AdSense is the only life-support system they have for their writing projects. This is a guest post by Jacob E. Dawson.

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Using Google AdSense Hurts Mobile User Experience, Violates Google’s Own Guidelines

Bill Hartzer

Adding Google AdSense to your website hurts the mobile user experience on your website and violates Google’s own suggested guidelines. That problem is Google AdSense. The problem is the way Google displays their AdSense ads on my web page.

Website Rejected From Google AdSense Program? No Problem!

Bill Hartzer

By now I am sure you have heard about the Google AdSense program. I was one of the original people who signed up with Google AdSense back in 2003/2004 and have some sites that have been running Google AdSense for 10 years.

Who does Google make it’s money from? A breakdown (Infograph)

Direct Marketing Observations

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How I Diversified My Blogging Income Beyond Having All My Eggs in the AdSense Basket

ProBlogger

Back in 2004 when I almost went under, I not only was too reliant upon traffic from the Google Search Engine – I was also very reliant upon Google’s AdSense Ad Network as the main source of income for my business.

Improve YouTube Adsense Revenue Part 1: Better Videos and Ads

Devumi

and get serious about using YouTube to generate and increase your YouTube Adsense revenue. In part one of our two part “Improving your Adsense” series we’re going to look at the content you’re producing first. Improve your videos to improve your YouTube Adsense revenue.

Blog Smarter: A Step-by-step Strategy to Boost Your AdSense Earnings

ProBlogger

Let’s start with a question: What’s the single most important factor when it comes to making money with Google AdSense? Despite the huge different in traffic levels, if both sites started using Google AdSense the niche, one would earn a lot more (I wouldn’t be surprised if it would be five or even ten times more). The bottom line is that if you want to increase your AdSense earnings, one of the best things you can do is to increase your organic traffic.

Link your AdSense and Google Analytics Accounts for some Profitable Analysis

ProBlogger

Are you an AdSense publisher? It’s been possible to link Analytics and AdSense for a while now, but I come across plenty of publishers who are either yet to do so or who are not actually doing anything with this information. Once they’re linked up, over time as the data begins to collate, you’ll have at your fingertips some interesting information that will hopefully enable you to increase your AdSense earnings further. Do you use Google Analytics?

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Google: The search party is not over

Idaconcpts

The fact that 90% of their revenue is still based on the AdWords and AdSense business model and the web is becoming increasingly social, which Google has not been a player in.

8 Basic Yet Necessary Tools or Plugins for your Site

Idaconcpts

Google AdSense : Another crowd pleaser from Google has little to do with providing a client base with functionality, but is invaluable for anyone who participates in the Google AdSense program.

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AdSense Turns 10 Years Old: Why I’m Grateful for it!

ProBlogger

This week Google’s AdSense program celebrated its 10 year anniversary with a post on their blog and a G+ Hangout. While they launched AdSense in June of 2003, I first began to experiment with it on 7th October that year. The bulk of that came from AdSense. Adsense

Making AdSense work better

Social Media Network Marketing

According to research the best format for an adsense ad is 336x280. Make sure you have a site with lots of content and not a MFA (made for adsense). Google will ban your adsense account if you do. Made for adsense websites typically pay pennies per click This is because this particular format recieves the highest high click through rate.

3 Trust-Building Factors That Improve Sales and Boost Profits

Idaconcpts

If the website looks low-quality – with ugly flashing advertisements, overload of Google Adsense and a cheap looking template – a visitor will instantly assume that whatever they are selling is also likely to be junk.

Improve YouTube Adsense Revenue Part 2: Your channel and Marketing off YouTube

Devumi

In part one of our “Improve YouTube Adsense revenue” series, we looked at the videos you’re producing and the ads themselves. When YouTube users feel this connection they feel like they’re a part of something big – which can lead to bigger YouTube Adsense revenue.

Demand Better Content

Twist Image

This content is then syndicated across the Internet and the articles are coupled with Google 's AdSense advertising program (which generates contextually relevant ads that are only paid for by the advertiser if someone clicks on it). Tags: adsense. How would you feel if you found out that everything you are reading in the newspaper was chosen for you by a robot? Would you have confidence in the choice of topics and its quality?

Increase Your Income With Google Adsense

Viper Chill

It has been around three years since I owned a website where the main income source was Google Adsense, but I recently picked up a great site which was pulling in a respectable $50 per day from the service. In image or flash ads it probably does, but that’s not the case with Adsense.

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Repeat Visitors vs New Visitors – Which is Worth More to Your AdSense Earnings?

ProBlogger

A few days back I shared a little analysis of my AdSense earnings as it related to sources of traffic and looked at how – for me – traffic from newsletters was actually the most valuable traffic that I get on my photography site. Tags: Adsense Blogging for Dollars

Google's Inside Adsense home for spam comments

The Way of the Web

→ Google’s Inside Adsense home for spam comments September 19th, 2010 · View Comments Comment spam is a constant pain and chore for anyone running a blog. As an Adsense-powered publisher, I’m one of them.

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Launches “Nearby Friends”

The Realtime Report

Why Google’s +Post ads program may be important for you – last week, Google+ announced that all Google+ brand pages with more than 1,000 followers can now use +Post ads, which allow brands to promote their Google+ content through Google’s AdSense program (Forbes).

How To Make More Money Blogging

The Social Media Hat

When I was running Google AdSense ads, allowing Google to place ads for related products on my home page, sidebar and in banners below blog posts, I was making a whopping $50 a month. Therefore, sites that implement AdSense ads too soon may actually harm their own SEO.

9 of the Best Free Social Media Analytics Tools

Pamorama

Cyfe Cyfe is an all-in-one dashboard that helps you monitor and analyze data found across all your online services, including Google Analytics, Salesforce, AdSense, MailChimp, Amazon, Facebook, WordPress, Zendesk, and Twitter from one single location in real time.

Google Publisher Plugin For WordPress

Small Business Mavericks

Google has developed a WordPress plugin for publishers that does two things: Allows you to add AdSense ads easily to your WordPress blogs and websites. There are already plugins that allow you to incorporate AdSense ads easily into your website or blog, so that doesn’t really add any value that you can’t get elsewhere. Tools for Small Business google Google AdSense publishers Webmaster Tools wordpress WordPress plugins

The 12 Best Competitive Intelligence and Benchmarking Tools

Webbiquity SMM

The SpyOnWeb web crawler identifies ip address, google adsense id, google analytics id. When evaluating the results of marketing and PR efforts, it’s vital to consider two perspectives: what is the trend of results (e.g., increasing social engagement, website traffic over time, etc.)

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Is Feedburner about to be closed by Google?

The Way of the Web

Given the relative Adsense performance for the sites I’ve seen using RSS advertising, it doesn’t deliver the same kind of revenue as the formats available for website advertising, but given the scale of it as one of the main syndication/advertising tools for RSS, you have to imagine that it’s profitable given the lack of positive investment. But it also has a cost to Google – less publishers means less inventory, and therefore less Adsense revenue.

7 Ways I Make Money Online

Kikolani

Adsense. Google Adsense is like the starter pack for anyone looking to make money online. I earn a steady flow of income from Adsense using a variety of other websites I own. Why don’t I use Adsense on Kikolani? I did, up until last year’s Blog World where Scott Stratten made a very valid point that if you are putting Adsense on your blog, you are essentially giving people a reason to leave for just a few cents per click.

4 Low Cost Online Marketing Strategies For 2012

Small Business Mavericks

You are not competing with just your business competitors – you are also competing with those looking to make a quick buck through Adsense or affiliate marketing sites, and mom and dad blogs that often attract good search placements and social media attention. If your business has an online presence then you are now in a very competitive market. Unlike traditional bricks and mortar businesses, an online presence has to compete with a much wider range of entities.

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Search Results and Quality Content is an Oxymoron

Direct Marketing Observations

Unbeknownst to most of us is the fact that we’re getting played because someone knows how to play the game of driving eyeballs to a site that isn’t about quality content as much as it is about trying to get you to click on Google adsense boxes.

Staggering Statistic: Google Gets 41% Of All Internet Ad Dollars In The U.S.

PWB Marketing Blog

AdWords, AdSense, Display Network, AdMob, Doubleclick, or something else? According to market research firm eMarketer, Google receives 41% of all Internet advertising dollars in the United States. The eMarketer report , published June 2011, further states that 75% of all U.S. search engine marketing dollars goes to Google AdWords. Microsoft and Yahoo get a measly 8% of all US search ad dollars each. The choice is clear. Google dominates the search advertising landscape.

Why Blogging can be a Ridiculous Waste of Time

Kikolani

Then I installed AdSense on my website, which became yet another of my revenue streams. Read the complete tutorial for setting up AdSense HERE.). I often get asked, “Do you make money from blogging?”

25 Google Analytics Admin Settings Explained

Razor Social

Here you can link your GA account with AdWords, AdSense, AdExchange, etc. Google Analytics is without a doubt one of the most useful tools available to help you gain insight into your online marketing performance.

20+ Commonly Asked Questions About Blogging & Online Marketing

Kikolani

Is AdSense a good way to make money through blogging? AdSense is a great place to start IF your blog has no other monetization goals. That said, some people have done quite well creating niche sites and then monetizing them with AdSense.

How To Create More Content, Faster, Without Sacrificing on Quality

SocialFish

Is Google AdSense Worth It? Every time I come across a blogger who is able to write every day, or who produces a new ebook once or twice a month, I feel an overwhelming jealousy.

Make Money Blogging for Real: 3 Must-Know Factors

ProBlogger

How does AdSense work? When you think of making money from a blog, you might think about Google ads, but there are a few different ways you can make money from your blog: AdSense – People make hundreds of thousands from Google AdSense ads.

Want Traffic? Then Make Things Happen

Kikolani

He started his a year ago and has been receiving decent payouts from Google Adsense. By the time I carved my decision in stone my application for Google Adsense has been approved. Placement of my Google Adsense has been implemented in strategic locations.

Top 4 Blogging Mistakes that Make you Look Like a (Novice) in the Eyes of Your Audience

Kikolani

You read somewhere on the web about how a particular blogger is making tons of money blogging from the comfort of his home (Usually via Adsense). You’ve gotten your Adsense account and filled every page on your blog with it.

Why, How and When to Quit FeedBurner

SocialFish

They announced then that the Twitter account @FeedBurner was being closed, as was the FeedBurner Blog (renamed by Google to the AdSense for Feeds Blog, most recent post October 2010 – nearly two years ago).

Time Sensitive: How to Reach 100,000,000 Unique Visitors in Just 6 Months

Viper Chill

Especially when their navigation bar is nothing but Adsense ads. I have no doubt the site owners are feeling amazing every day when they check how much money they made on Adsense while they were sleeping.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Google Internship

Kikolani

Beginner’s Guide to Google AdSense for Publishers – While you won’t find many mind-blowing, “Increase Your AdSense CPC in Minutes!”

Q & A: How to Solve Every Blogging Problem You’ll Ever Have

Viper Chill

The first thing that I have to say here is that I honestly think that “blog engagement” and “Adsense revenue” are two goals that aren’t always compatible on the same website. Because every time someone clicks an Adsense ad they are gone from your site.