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Scratch More Than The Surface Of Adsense... Guaranteed!

Stephen Cronin
Stephen Cronin
I received a great comment for my last post Adsense Is Bad For Marketing by Stephen Cronin of his Blog

Scratch 99 - More Than Scratch The Surface (↑).

You'll remember my post was about the pitfalls with Adsense. Here is Stephen's comment again.

Should you want that people leave your site? It's kind of counterproductive, if you write quality content. So you have to decide what you want to do:
  • Do you want people to read what you write?
  • Or do you want people to click away for some bucks?

Exactly! I recently came to realize that the underlying principle of Adsense is that your content should not solve the reader’s problem. If you solve their problem, they won’t need to click the ads.

So, good content decreases the chance of getting a click - but with blogs, the whole point is to write good content (and blogs can't survive without it). Blogs just don't work well with Adsense for a whole host of reasons. If you want to make good money with Adsense, consider creating some Made For Adsense sites...

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Stephen Cronin (↑) writes about web development using PHP, MySQL, CSS, Javascript, Ajax & about blogging via WordPress.

What I found of immediate interest for me on his Blog were the articles:

Just to name a few. Thanks Stephen for your comment.

John W. Furst


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Wow! Thanks so much. I'm a little taken about by your kindness! As I said in the comments of your other post, I'm really enjoying your site. I only just found it and there is lots here to keep me busy.

By the way, the first part of my original comment was supposed to be wrapped in blockquote tags - I didn't realise I couldn't do that.

Anyway, Thanks again!

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