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AdSense VS CPA

Discussion in 'CPA' started by Riseing, Jun 21, 2011.

  1. Riseing

    Riseing Regular Member

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    Currently have a few micro-niche sites up. Would it be more profitable to run adsense or CPA offers?
     
  2. Daikoku

    Daikoku Registered Member

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    There is no simple answer to that question. Depends on your niche, conversion rate etc.
    You have to test.
    I wouldn't go with adsense because they often ban people without telling a reason.
     
  3. HFlame7

    HFlame7 Regular Member

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    Like the above said, "test" them. I'd honestly test them both though. Test them at the same time for awhile and then test them individually for awhile to see what your best strategy should be.
     
  4. TheSuperSensation

    TheSuperSensation Regular Member

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    Go for adsense if the pay is good or CPA if you found a good offer that is related to your niche
     
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    bornformoney Senior Member

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    1 + (Idiots x CPA) = $Money$

    no question CPA!...you'd have to do all that work in adsense and you get paid in cents...come to CPA where you see real things! :D
     
  6. johnwoo

    johnwoo Power Member

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    if your trafic is mostly from US, CA, AU and UK then CPA for sure
    But anywhere else. then Adsense.
    ANd beleive me, yuo are not gonna get a good suggestion then this anywhere else
     
  7. shadowcat

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    Go for adsence first start earning.CPA think about it later.
     
  8. Genghis John

    Genghis John Registered Member

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    That's something I would have determined before I made the sites; remember that ad revenue is often more stable.
     
  9. Doc Holiday

    Doc Holiday Registered Member

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    Depends. You need to compare the best CPA offer that you can use for your niche site, with money you can get from AdSense clicks in that niche.
     
  10. eskimo

    eskimo Regular Member

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    CPA is the way to go if the traffic/site is targeted
    if it's more general, go for ads3nse

    if i was you, i would just try a week or two of each and see what works better
     
  11. sirgold

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    If there are good offers for CPA, CPA any time, all the way. If the niche is not particularly CPA-friendly (as in there's not a lot of good CPA offers for it) AdSense will do as a backup plan.

    Or in other words, I'll never ever make a legit website thinking of "AdSense" as the main way to monetize it. Conversely I have a load of autoblogs spread on different adsense accounts that just do well and are VERY low maintenance.
     
  12. mcgoohan6

    mcgoohan6 Power Member

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    The one nice thing about adsense is that it can be very targeted if you have your site set up well. On some sites, the CPA offers out there are irrelevant but the adsense ads can be perfect. And if you've done your keyword research right, the payout can be as good if not better than mot CPA offers.

    Having said that, test it out and if you can't decide, mix it up and run both.
     
  13. equalizer

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    Can CPA and adsense be used together on the same site, or is it against Google TOS?
     
  14. chizel21

    chizel21 Guest

    I basically had the same question so thanks for all the answers lol. I guess the general conscious is test test test. Wish me luck!
     
  15. neodregan

    neodregan Regular Member

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    CPA can be used with adsense, just don't convey your cpa ads in a way that they'll be confused with your cpa ads. That's against the TOS.
     
  16. chizel21

    chizel21 Guest

    Thats true, I am not an expert at all. But I have heard that if any other ads look anything like adsense that is one quick way to get banned
     
  17. Annah

    Annah Regular Member

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    Real things like 100 email/zip submits sent... paid for 15 only, and so on CPA sucks sometimes.


    Test them both, see what's fitting best.
     
  18. equalizer

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    Thanks neodregan, but did you mean: don't make your cpa offers look like adsense ads?
     
  19. neodregan

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    I meant confused with your adsense ads. Late night when I wrote that post. :p
     
  20. alice9

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    I have used adsense before , mostly my money come from cpa offers. One offer made me hundreds of dollars and with adsense one click might make me cents or couple of backs.