|For the past couple months AdSense has dominated forums, discussions, and |
newsletters all over the Internet. I've heard tales of fabulous riches to be made
with AdSense, but up until now I've been admittedly skeptical of placing
someone else's ads on my pages.
Why? In short, I didn't like the idea of losing even a single visitor to another
The key to success with AdSense is to place your ads on pages that receive high
traffic for high demand keywords. The higher the cost-per-click to the
advertiser, the more you will receive per click from your site. It doesn't pay to
target low cost-per-click keywords and place them on pages that don't receive
Instinctively, my mind drifted to horrible images in which my homepage was
buried in little ads promoting other people's services. . .
Then I thought of what's proving to be an excellent idea on my first AdSense
page. By placing my first AdSense link on a page that offers free ebooks related
to marketing, I successfully blended a mix of two major factors for overall
1. Target high traffic pages on your site.
I checked my logs and discovered many of my visitors take advantage of
the free affiliate marketing resources and ebooks offered on my site.
2. If possible place AdSense links on pages that produce little or better yet,
By placing AdSense on a free resources page I have drastically reduced
the amount of potential customers lost to other sites. Bingo!
End result? A high traffic page producing a minimal amount of revenue. Sounds
like a perfect opportunity to pick up some extra cash with AdSense.
This is especially rewarding to informational sites that focus their efforts on
delivering powerful affiliate link free content to their visitors. Now they can gain
a return on their services.
By no means is AdSense a perfect program, but, I've yet to stumble across a
program that didn't have room for improvement in one category or another. My
main gripe concerning