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saw an interesting adwords ad today....

Discussion in 'Adwords' started by tonlilaz, Jul 8, 2009.

  1. tonlilaz

    tonlilaz Executive VIP Premium Member

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    ok, so i'm doing some preliminary research for a particular keyword on google's search network. For this example, let's say i'm researching the word 'oranges'

    I see an ad at the top position and I click it to see what the site's all about.
    Interestingly, i see a blank white page and a giant link 'click here if the page does not reload'.

    Interesting........the guy's bidding on a low cost term then redirecting the traffic to a cpa offer, say....a cpa offer....it's not an instant redirection....the user thinks they have to click a link to get redirected.

    i wonder, is something like this effective? isn't G gonna catch on?

    but more importantly, let say that you do get a lot of low cost clicks this way. your google traffic isn't really targeted now. won't that hurt conversions .....increasing the cost of the campaign?
     
  2. noober

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    Absolutely. Your cost per keyword is based on relevancy as well as other Google policies. That means your home page or landing page should reflect content that is relevant to your keyword(s).

    A blank page has no relevancy to anything which will cause your keyword price to go up. The redirect may also cost your more according to some authorities.

    noober
     
  3. joe_m

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    I read of a similar concept on one of the many "CPA Guru" courses. The guy claimed to that he could get quite a conversion with his twist. This is how he worked it out, bids on Adwords for guy stuff items like hunting boots, belts etc then the redirect is dating or slight nudity related !
     
  4. tonlilaz

    tonlilaz Executive VIP Premium Member

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    for qs, couldn't you also use a cloak script?
     
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    He's just buying cheap junk traffic.