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2000+ unique visitors per day - Adsense failing hard. Ideas?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by Ghient, Nov 16, 2016.

  1. Ghient

    Ghient Registered Member

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    Hi everyone,

    After messing around with my website for almost a year now I finally rank number 1 for my keyword. This keyword brings me 2000+ unique visitors every day.

    I'm using Adsense responsive ads in three different positions: above the fold, sidebar & after content.
    The ads only make me around $1/day.

    Do you have any ideas on how to optimize the ads? All help is appreciated!

    - Ghient
     
  2. jnetaff

    jnetaff Newbie

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    don't use responsive ads. use 250x250 or 300x250. they will perform ALOT better for you. ESPECIALLY on mobile. also, they are 100% compliant.

     
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  3. Ghient

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    Thanks! I will try that. Do you think that will do the job or should I try repositioning the ads as well?
     
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    azurous Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    whats your niche?
     
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  5. Ghient

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    Isn't that usually a risky thing to tell on a forum like this? :D
     
  6. NobelNerd

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  7. NobelNerd

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    Try go for affiliate ...Contact niche related website sell them conversion or leads?
     
  8. Ghient

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    I might consider the affiliate thing. I'm just worried that it will affect my rankings to much if I rewrite my articles to be affiliate-friendly. Does someone have any experience with that?
     
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    Try out Amazon native ads. They are new, and therefore it's hard to say if they're anymore effective than Adsense, but it'd be hard to be less effective. They have general banners, or product banners. Just need an Amazon account and a website. You get like 12% for the remainder of November as well. Might be worth rotating in a few of those for testing while you figure out a more systemic approach.
     
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    I dont think it should if the content is high quality make sure backlinks are strong
     
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    try adsterra.com and infolinks combine. you will easily earn over $15+/day with such traffic.
     
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  12. Ghient

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    Actually never been thinking about trying another network. What's the reason for combining both ad-networks?
     
  13. Ghient

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    I will try that since I already have an Amazon associates account. I just don't know that much about affiliate work.. yet!
     
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    I would look into ditching Adsense and placing some native ads on your website.
     
  15. dandan594594

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    Make sure to block low paying ads and networks, including google. You can specify which domains you do not want ads from.

    Keep doing this a few times a week, and you'll eventually clear out the crap, and get some decent paying clicks.
     
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  16. gh0stxvx

    gh0stxvx Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I'm in a similar boat too, so can I join in/hijack this thread to save making my own? Feel free to tell me no, just perhaps we can figure this out together.
     
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  17. Ghient

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    Sounds like a solid piece of advice. Probably need to dig deeper in to this as well as researching other networks and affiliates as well.

    Sure, feel free to join in. We're all here to learn, right? :)
     
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    Why not responsive? I want to use 728x90 on desktop and then 300x250 on mobile, why would responsive not be the best solution?
     
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    I use 3 responsive ad tags on my websites. I have 7 websites making about 30.000 pageviews and delivering about 500 clikcs per day.
    Is it problem if I use responsive ad tags? I think that google will choose highest paying ad and display it on my website anyway :)
     
  20. gh0stxvx

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    Here's where I'm confused. The active view statistic is mega low, what's this about? I had 2000+ views yesterday with the rest of the week being a lot slower, 50% of it came from Facebook. Most of it was from Chrome as a browser, not much mobile traffic. Is this down to ad blockers or something? I'm totally new to advertising, I'm just trying to figure it all out before I sell ad space privately to suppliers in my niche.
     

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