Tips to Explode Your Online Profits
Adsense Tips to Explode Your Online Profits
There are many adsense tips floating around the internet. Here
are some adsense tips that can drastically increase your CTR (click-through-rate)
and your profits. These are simple changes that only take a few
minutes to implement but can make drastic changes to your bottom
Lots of people say to make your ads blend in. However, some people
are having a lot of success by making their links stand out. The
most effective style seems to be having your links Amazon.com blue,
while your other links are a less-noticeable color. A good example
can be seen at www.lockergnome.com
Another tactic that is working very well is placing images directly
above your ads. This simple technique has been known to increase
CTR by 400%. To keep the images fresh, some people randomize related
images on their site using PHP code. You can see an example of these
Google has cited the 336x280 large rectangle as the most effective
ad size. Pay close attention when Google gives advice on how to
increase your profits, they have a wealth of statistics and research
that back up their findings. However, nothing can replace your own
testing. Every site is different.
Place ads where your visitors will likely be focused. Study your
web page. Where do your eyes seem to focus? How do your eyes scan
over the page. Adsense ads often do well when placed near navigation
and other hot spots.
Check out this heat map by Google -
- Weave your adsense into your content, aligned to the right
or left. This is shown at lockergnome.com
- Place link units in the top left-hand corner. This part of
the website has shown to be clicked on more than any other part
of the page. You can see an example at lockergnome.com. (Look
at the links at the top, towards the left in blue.) This is the
most valuable piece of real estate on your web page.
- Take advantage of the "alternate URL" feature to
avoid Public Service Ads that seep money away from your website.
- One of the best things you can do is add additional pages to
your site. A web site with thousands of pages and tons of content
often does very well in the search engines. You can get free content
from article directories. You could also use public domain content,
which is a favorite tactic of John Reese. Or, you could use content
in the creative commons. This is getting easier than ever now
that Yahoo and others have created a search engine specifically
for content in the creative commons.
Succeeding with adsense is largely determined by the amount of
traffic to your site. However, there are many adsense tricks that
you can employ to get the most revenue possible out of your site.
Often times, this means doubling, tripling, or even quadrupling
your earnings. The key is to find out what works for your web site.
Testing and tracking is the key to increased revenue!
Alli Ross is the marketing chick at http://www.stickyarticle.com
, where you can submit your articles for free exposure.