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Has anyone else noticed this regarding G00gle adsense results?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by TheLoser, Sep 10, 2010.

  1. TheLoser

    TheLoser Registered Member

    Feb 5, 2009
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    I noticed something interesting the other day and since then I've seen it more and more. Lets say you go to a site on Forex - currency trading - and THEN you go to some other site in a totally separate niche, lets say birthday supplies for example, G00gle will serve some ads for FOREX even though the birthday site has NOTHING TO DO WITH FOREX!

    Has anyone else noticed this (or perhaps I'm just late to the party on this one). This may have some ramifications for SEO, perhaps both good and bad. The pay will be higher if Forex adsense clicks are $$$, especially on a birthday site with low paying clicks for instance. On the other hand, it would be bad for an optimized keyword rich Forex site if there are birthday supplies ads since the visitor was on a few birthday sites prior to visiting and thus showing LOWER $$$ adsense ads to the visitor based on G00gle profiling the visitor.

  2. thevil

    thevil Junior Member

    Aug 17, 2010
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    Its always been like this. Sometimes will even show when the webmaster has added <!-- google_ad_section_start -->

    Its called Contextual advertising.
  3. dynamicvb

    dynamicvb Regular Member

    Sep 2, 2007
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  4. rakka

    rakka Newbie

    Aug 14, 2010
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    This is a fairly recent change for G. There was an email about it less than a year ago where they asked all publishers to update their privacy policy before they implemented the change. It would be nice to be able to turn it off for specific sites though. Most of my minisites focus on one very specific thing and having off topic ads on highly targeted pages sucks.
  5. colephoenix

    colephoenix Newbie

    May 19, 2010
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    In terms of Google Adwords, I think it is actually remarketing. There is an option to create remarketing lists in your campaigns now if you click on an ad. My guess is that you clicked on the ad, now that ad is going to follow you. Although, I use remarkting lists, I , personally, find it annoying and there is an option to opt out.