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Kontera 2009 Holiday Gift

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Yesterday I got a holiday gift from Kontera in the mail. Considering the economic state this was totally unexpected. I opened it up and the package contained a white ceramic mug with a black silicone lid.  There was also a package of hot chocolate cocoa. Yum. I love cocoa. It’s nice to know that a […]

Adsense Tools: Tracking Adsense Growth with Excel Spreadsheet

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Here is a rundown of how my free Adsense Excel spreadsheet works and can help you to keep track of your Adsense earnings with Excel.
If you haven’t already, download the basic Excel spreadsheet that you can use to keep track of your own Adsense earnings.
I have the spreadsheet starting you out with December 09. Each […]

Update on Chitika: Fail

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Well I had to drop Chitika from my website. I was happy with them for about a month and then the revenue started going down. In August I made approximately $220, September $140, and Oct $50.  The ads were placed on high traffic pages and my website traffic is steadily increasing. I am making more […]

Keeping Track of Adsense Growth

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If you use Google Adsense to add revenue to your website you will want to have a way to track of your Adsense growth. While I don’t like to talk about the specifics of my earnings, I will say that I do keep my earnings in an Excel spreadsheet. I try to log into my Adsense […]

Adsense Webinar on AdSense for Search

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I just attended an Adsense Webinar on AdSense for Search: Improve the user experience and generate revenue. This webinar was very short and lasted about 20 minutes. This was followed by the Question and Answer session which lasted about 15 minutes due to the compiling of participant questions. The webinar covered the following areas:
Detailed instructions on setting […]

Trying out Chitika

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As you know, I am still trying to figure out better ways to monetize my website. Adbrite didn’t work out for me so now I’m trying out Chitka. Chitika is an affiliate program similar to Google Adsense but the difference is it only shows the advertisements to traffic from search engines and then only to […]

Google Adsense Allowed Sites Feature

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If you run Google Adsense on your website you are aware that someone might copy your publisher number and put it on a website that is not your own. For those of you who don’t think it can happen you are wrong.  Someone may like your websites design and decide to copy it and use it […]

Update on Adbrite

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Well my ads are now showing. I have two complaints: the ads that are displayed are not  targeted.  No one is interested in clicking on any of the ads because they are not targeted. I have made about $1.86 for 12,965 impressions since I started using Adbrite last week. See some of the ads I’ve been […]

Trying Out Adbrite

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I’ve been hearing about Adbrite for a few years and decided to give them a try.  Adbrite can help publishers such as myself generate revenue for their website. A plus is that Adbrite also allows publishers to sell their own ad inventory on their website and set the prices.
I recently put the Adbrite code on a […]

Adsense Beta Testing Category Filtering

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Google is beta testing category filtering in published accounts. I’m one of the lucky few who get to test this new feature out. If you have this feature enabled in your account it is located under the Ad Review Center. You can choose up to 5 different categories to filter from your website.
The category choices […]