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AdSense Revenue

Discussion in 'Forum Management' started by tommydamic68, Jan 7, 2014.

  1. tommydamic68

    tommydamic68 Well-Known Member

    Am I crazy? Ever since I changed my Google ads to responsive beta "type" my Adsense money has dropped significantly. Anyone else?
  2. tommydamic68

    tommydamic68 Well-Known Member

    Again - another day of lost revenues, wondering if i should change my ads back to the old responsive code...
  3. Brent W

    Brent W Well-Known Member

    I am seeing the opposite. Doing really well with the new responsive beta ads.
  4. Fred.

    Fred. Well-Known Member

    Which sizes and ad locations are you using BamaStangGuy? It looks like your website is down.
  5. tommydamic68

    tommydamic68 Well-Known Member

    Perhaps the advertisers I normally see (cat stuff/ I have a cat site) aren't big fans of the responsive design? All ads are non subject related to my site I am seeing after the change.
  6. shawn

    shawn Well-Known Member

    It's also after Jan 1. Campaigns typically run out on Dec 31 and don't really pick back up until Feb and Mar. January has never been a strong month for us from an ad revenue perspective.

    Just for reference, today we've only made 55% of the revenue for the month that we made by this time in December. We made 25% less yesterday (Jan 7) than we did the previous Tuesday.

    And I have made no changes to the ads we're serving.
  7. DBA

    DBA Well-Known Member

    Was just going to mention this. @tommydamic68 when did this decrease happen? My January daily average is a 3rd of what my December daily average was. It literally happened on Jan 1st.

    I could see this being a combination of the changing to responsive ads and it being the first of the year. I'd suggest sticking it out for a month or two to see if it comes back.
  8. Wildling

    Wildling Member

    I'm getting killed with the responsive adsense ad's myself. Revenue is down 50% since changing over to xenforo from vbulletin. This is brutal.
  9. jauburn

    jauburn Well-Known Member

    I've given up on adsense altogether. The glory days are gone.
  10. Brent W

    Brent W Well-Known Member

    Using Google DFP to have other networks compete with Adsense is really the only way to go now.
  11. Wildling

    Wildling Member

    Forgive my ignorance, but what is Google DFP? You can p.m me if this is getting off topic....
    Last edited: Jan 23, 2015
  12. Fred.

    Fred. Well-Known Member

    DoubleClick offers publishers a complete ad revenue engine, helping publishers streamline operations and capture the most value for every impression.
  13. AzzidReign

    AzzidReign Well-Known Member

    I wrote a guide on integrating DFP into xf.
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  14. CyclingTribe

    CyclingTribe Well-Known Member

    Does DfP offer responsive Adsense inventory fall-back yet?
  15. AzzidReign

    AzzidReign Well-Known Member

    If you view my guide, you can see how I have it set up. It's not a dynamic responsive use, as it is unlikely that a user will be resizing the page after they load it so it is based on their browser width and will display the size ad I have designated for that size.
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