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7 Ways to Make More Money With Google Ad Sense
Google Adsense is one the easiest way for any webmaster to generate an income from his/her website or blog. If used correctly, Google Adsense can be your most important tool for making money online. A simple change in color or style of Adsense block you use, may very well turn your Adsense from getting clicked on 5 times a day to 50 times a day, and increasing your revenue from $0.50 a day to $50 a day or more. That's why Optimizing Google Adsense should be on top of your to do list when monetizing your blog or website. Optimizing Google Adsense can be done in couple of different ways. Here are few simple but essential ways in which you can improve your Adsense earnings.
1. Adsense Design And Style
A well designed ad block which fits the style of your website/blog can take your CTR ratio to a higher level. Obviously each website or blog is designed differently. So experimenting with different layouts, can help you find the best performing format.
There are some styles of ad blocks that have proven to be the highest earners when it come to Adsense earning. Two of the most popular ones are:
A. a 160600 Skyscraper with text ads, placed on the left or right side of the page.
B. a 336 x 280 big Rectangle with text ads, placed on top or middle of the page.
2. Color Of The Adsense Block
An important aspect of a well designed Adsense block is, its colors. While you may not want to trick people in any way, shape or form into clicking your ads, using right colors and blending the ads with the content of your page, will make the ads appear as a part of your content. A simple example would be using a white background Adsense block with no borders, on a page with white backgrounds, which perfectly blends the ads with the content, thus giving your Adsense an increase in click through ratio.
3. High Paying Adsense Keywords
Using high valued and reach keywords in your content helps to have high paying keywords used in the Ads shown by Adsense on your web page. Which means you will earn more for each click. Which would you rather have- a page with 10 keyword which pay $0.02 a click, or 2 keywords that pay $1.00 per click?... of course that doesn't mean stuffing your content keywords that are not relevant to the main topic. Not only you will risk losing your loyal readers, you will also have a hard time attracting any new traffic. So don't write for Adsense. Always write with your readers in mind, with an eye
on reach keywords.
4. SEO (search engine optimization)
Search engine optimization or SEO not only helps your websites ranking and status, but it also can contribute to your ad earnings if done properly. Here are few example of SEO:
A. Robots.txt file- An often over looked yet very effective method for SEO.
B. Meta Tags- Use Meta Tags that defines the content of each page.
C. Site Map- Create a sitemap file for your site using Google webmaster tools or any other tools you use.
D. Meta Title- Using Meta Title will make it easy to know what your content is about.
E. Title- Using a short but very descriptive title for your article, which is one of the first thing search engines see, is considered very important.
F. Navigation- It has been proven that a navigation menu placed on the left side is more effective than the conventional top navigation.
5. Google Adsense Costume Search
By having a Google search box on your site, not only you are giving your readers a convenient way of searching Google right on your site, but also you have the chance to earn
money by any clicks on the ads displayed on the search result page, generated by the users. It's like having your own Google search site and getting paid for searches performed on it.
6. Google Adsense Ad Links
A new feature that has been added to Adsense recently is ad links, which can be a great tool for increasing your income. It displays a couple of different links, which are determent by Google to be the best and most relevant keywords for the content of your page. Ad Links is being used by many webmaster these days after showing great result in terms of click through ratio.
7. Targeted TrafficLast but not least is the all important traffic factor. The more traffic you get, the higher your click through ratio will be. Keep in mind that not any traffic will convert into clicks. Quality targeted traffic is what increases the click through ratio. Simply because these kinds of visitors are already looking for information offered by Adsense displayed on your site. There are many different ways for driving targeted traffic to your site, but it has been shown over and over again, that traffic generated by search engines are more likely to increase the ctr.
You don't have to stop there. As you go along, you will come to know and find more ways for increasing your Adsense revenue. Keeping an aye of each method and how it performs, can help you determine the best possible methods for increasing your revenue with Google Ad
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