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Okay, WTF!

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by BlueOrchard, Sep 30, 2011.

  1. BlueOrchard

    BlueOrchard Regular Member

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    Okay, my website earnings are:
    1,933 Page Views
    73 Clicks (Wow)
    $4.73 in Earnings (WTF)

    Yet my YouTube adsense earnings are:
    857 Page Views
    3 Clicks (Yeah Small)
    $2.07 in Earnings (YEAH WTF How?)

    Can you tell me why my website, which has 73 clicks, only made $5 yet my YouTube channel made have that much with only 3 clicks? Could it be the ad sizes I use?
     
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    TermsB Senior Member

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    Different clicks are worth different amounts. I suggest learning the basics of AdSense. :)
     
  3. BlueOrchard

    BlueOrchard Regular Member

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    I know that, but why is the difference so huge?
     
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    TermsB Senior Member

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    Different advertisers offer different amounts in their AdWords campaigns. Some clicks can be worth 1 cent, some worth $10+. To put it in basic logic, Google attempts to place the most relevant ads first, and then the highest paying.
     
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    BlueOrchard Regular Member

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    So ad size doesnt have much of an effect right? Cause I was about to go theme hunting :p
     
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    Also you might want to look at your traffic sources. Some are better than others. Personally I have many different traffic sources. I have one that has a 98% bounce rate with a .1% conversion while another has 22% bounce rate and a 9% conversion rate.

    All in the traffic. Youtube is better traffic, for YOU, and I would focus on using that to your advantage!
     
  7. BlueOrchard

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    Ah so I chose a gaming website. That's probably why :p
    I get steady US traffic, so it's not the shit traffic.

    I guess I will have to deal with the shit pay while trying to get more traffic and articles. Every article I make gets me another $0.50 a day :D
     
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    Look at which keywords adds your pulling up and check the CPC with your adsense account.
     
  9. BlueOrchard

    BlueOrchard Regular Member

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    So more YouTube videos? Damn it! I chose a gaming niche, and I made a website so I can make more money to buy a gaming PC to make better YouTube videos. Hmm... I guess I need to make more website articles :p I only have 8.
     
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    Bostoncab Elite Member

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    Hey..

    I though you consistently had to post big page views to be accepted into the youtube revenue sharing program? Anyone can put adsense in videos now? Since when?
     
  11. BlueOrchard

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    Nope, It's just that I don't make trash and spammy videos. Originally, my YouTube account was just for making fun videos for quick laughs and entertainment, but I got an email for Revenue Sharing. I guess it's about quality and not quantity.