Adsense Optimisation :Bigger is Better

Hi Guys,

I think I am lucky because I have a lot of friend online to help me to improve my website and optimize my Adsense performance. Beside Papa Bear, my new online buddy is from  India. Last week, if you notice before my Adsense Ad (468 x 60) on this blog is between every post. Nikhil Gupta drop a comment and told me that it would be profitable to display maximum 3 Adsense units only.

His valuable tips :

  • “THE ADS THAT APPEAR FIRST IN THE HTML CODE ARE THE ONES WHICH PAYS MOST”
  • This means after 2 or max 3 ad units, all later ones are useless providing only tid-bits and do nothing more than taking away your visitor.. Instead use such visitors to click on your HIGH PAYING AD UNITS (which are the ones that appear on the top)

So I follow his tips and amazingly improve my earning.I use Link Unit Ads (728 x 15) and Wide Skyscraper (160 x 600). So guys, just display 3 Adsense box  to get higher online income, ok.

Bigger is better


Adsense team has come out with new optimization tips to increase your Adsense earning.

Adsense Team recommend us these 3 big ad sizes :

  • 300×250 medium rectangle
  • 728×90 leaderboard
  • 160×600 skyscraper

Why ?

According to them :

These ad units have proven in the past to deliver better results for
both publishers and advertisers. Advertisers favour these formats, and
if you’ve receiving all ad types, you’ll find that advertisers will
specifically target your sites more often. If you position your ad
units well, users will be more likely to see these ad formats and find
an ad that they’re interested in.

Build Up Your Traffic 1st

In other words, just put these 3 size format in your blog to get targeted by Advertiser. One last thing, build up your traffic, as John Chow mentioned in his blog, it will be useless to improve your Adsense Layout/Affiliate/Other AD Network when nobody is ready your blog.

Get Analytics With Adsense Now

Hi Guys,

Just a quick info. Google Adsense has/will introduce a new detail report in your Adsense Revenue gradually. Google team has combined Google Analytic with Google Adsense. An invitation link will be post just like in the picture below :

This new Adsense report will feature :

  • Discover untapped markets. Use the geographies report to determine which regions are under-represented in your site’s user base. Optimize your site’s content to attract more of these under-represented users.
  • Drive high-earning traffic to your site. Use the ‘Referring sites’ report to determine where the users who are making you the most money are coming from. Focus your efforts on getting traffic from these sources.
  • Delve deeper into AdSense reports. Use the visualization feature to look at trends in your site’s AdSense performance over time, or by time of day.

Good News For G.A.S.S

I did mention rite, there is a syndrome on blogger who regularly check their Adsense statistic. So with this new report G.A.S.S will become major outbreak 🙂. You can do a lot of things with this new data. Analyze where the click come from, referral site, trend and cost per click etc.

In other word, Google will make you spend more time to on analyze on Google Adsense and improve you earning. That is the most important thing. For those who don’t bother about this new feature from Google Adsense, you can continue dropping your Entrecard ok. hehe

This YouTube video will give you enough hints/tips  of what Google will install for you. Just wait and explore. Thanks for reading. Enjoy your weekends and Happy Diwali to all my Indian readers. 🙂

Money is NOT Everything

Image by Getty Images via Daylife

Hi guys,

How is your weekend? . Good, I hope. All the while I have been telling you to work hard on making money online, rite? So today I want to share with you a true story about how money can tear a family apart.

Family Man

This is based on a true story. Mr. Z worked in the Air Force as a low rank officer. He and his family lived with his brother in law somewhere in KL. His wife sold nasi lemak at a Gas Station near their house in the morning. Mr. Z rode a motorcycle to work every morning. Sometimes he would travel with his family back to the kampung by riding  his motorcycle from KL to Muar with his son sitting in front. After work, he would play with his son at the park. They lived happily without much problem except for their sister in law who had been having some kind of an attitude towards them. She did not like Mr. Z and his family living there. However, his brother in law was a kind person. He told Mr. Z just to ignore his wife.

Opportunity

As life goes went on Mr. Z got promoted and  held a position in the Tender and Project department. After sometime, he managed to understand how tenders were given and set. When you are already very familiar with it, you are in the position to control it, rite? A lot of contractors/vendors will do anything to seduce you to either take bribe or set the tender in their favor. Since money was always the biggest need for Mr. Z, he was not strong enough to fight the temptation. He started to create many new tenders in favor of his clients. Earning from as little as a few thousands and up to hundred of thousands per tender, Mr. Z became a rich man.

He bought a couple of expensive cars and houses but he would still go to the office by riding his motorcycle to cover his tracks. He bought a new house and moved out from his brother in law’s house and lived in one of the houses that he bought. His family lifestyle has changed all in of a sudden. His wife stopped making nasi lemak in the morning and he bought expensive clothing and jeweleries for her. At the same time, he helped his relative financially, especially when his brother in law almost lost his house when his wife lost her job. At least, he had paid their courtesy back.

Image by Getty Images via Daylife

Dirty Money

As time went by, people started to talk behind their backs. How could an army officer live a luxury life like that? When it involves corruption and bribery, it is dirty money. No matter how nice you are, it will turn you into something bad eventually. Mr. Z started to enjoy, going to night clubs and GROs. His wife, believing that he was having an affair, started to become suspicious. They always fought and argued. Their son always became the victim. No more happy family time as it used to be. The problem got worse when Mr. Z wanted to get married and at the same time, the Anti Corruption Agency was investigating him.

His grown up son always ran away from home when he knew that his father wanted to marry a GRO. The family is now really torn apart and in a bad shape. From a happy family, now they are facing a huge family crisis.

My 2 Cents

First of all, it’s not my intention to humiliate this family. I just want to share that money is not everything. We still need money to survive, pay for car loan, education, credit card etc. But happiness is priceless. So there is no meaning for  being rich but you can’t find peace in your family and spend quality time with your kids.

We must work hard in making money offline or online but make sure it is legal. For offline, don’t take bribe,because it is just like taking drugs. Once you have tasted it you will hunger for more. Seriously, it is contagious. For online job, please don’t do click fraud or exchange clicks for making money online with Google Adsense. Don’t trick people to buy your e-books/products by using false claim. This are the dos and don’t that you should remember.

In Islam, we called it rezeki barakah, if you earn it the right way it will benefit you in some ways and bring happiness to you. If you steal from other people, the money that you earn will cause you a lot of trouble. Just remember, what you give you will get back. 🙂 Make your life decision wisely.

How often do you check your Adsense account?

Hi Guys,

My weekend  is full with wedding invitation that I have to attend. So I am planning to Raya ambush a few of my blogger friend, my first victim would be Mr Beruang hehe.Air sirap je pun OK 🙂

OK, back to the topic, how often do you log in to your account and check your adsense stat. Well to be honest I will check every half an hour or whenever I think about money hehe. The funny thing is Google team even name the syndrom G.A.S.S. – Google AdSense Stats Syndrome.

” The primary sign of affliction is the compulsive need to check AdSense stats every 15 minutes or so to see how much you’ve earned since your prior login. Sufferers face strong withdrawal when separated from a PC with Internet access and have been known to experience mild abdominal discomfort and general irritability “

So from the description of the syndrome, for those who log in and check their stat for every 15 minutes or less, then please be aware that you are suffering G.A.S.S. The cure ? by Dr Lankapo :

  • Post quality content  as much you can
  • Please visit popular blog every 30 minutes
  • Leave comment and
  • Join forum to share your opinion and views.

I got an email from them explaining why there are some delays in Adsense statistic report.Usually it takes about 15 to 30 minutes, but sometimes it can be delay for up to 24 hours. So for those who suffered G.A.S.S don’t panic ok. Your money won’t go anyway. For your information,  your reports won’t show data for impressions on public service announcements (PSAs). So if your Adsense still show Public Service Ad, then better change your content to more targeted keywords and increase your SEO.

Guys, how often do you check your account ? Are you suffering G.A.S.S too 🙂  Share your comment here

Duit Raya from Adsense and Nuffnang

Hi to all my readers,

raya raya2

Image by lankapo via Flickr

I just got back from my kampung after celebrating Hari Raya Aidilfitri for about a week.Filling my tummy with all kind of kueh raya, ketupat and lemang after fasting for one whole month. Now I am back at the office,  still in Raya mode off course. Maybe next week I will be fully ready for work hehe.

Well, after spending a lot of money shopping Raya, now I got to work hard to earn more money online.

Luckily  my second cash out for Google Adsense and Nuffnang is this month. At least can cover some of my expenses during Hari Raya.

My Adsense earning is improving, as more clicks coming from Ad Links 728 x 15 and 300 x 250 Text Ads within post.Just make sure your first adsense placement is on top folder of your page. This first ad that appear usually is the highest paying keyword. So user will tend to click ad that appear first with good placement.

I will receive my Duit Raya end of this month from Adsense with high currency rate. Last time I checked, 1USD is RM 3.5 :). For sure my wife will be happy collecting Adsense money this time. I bet she will ask for more tips.

PayPerPost, Inc.

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With a lot of blog has been kicked out from PayPerPost, now more blogger turn to other source of online income. I have drop Pay Per Post long time ago when Google start to slap PR ranking. But my PR for this blog is still 0 and I don’t care hehe. I just want  to write and share with you all.

Thanks again to Nuffnang for sending the second cheque right on time. I was totally relieved as the first cheque incident didn’t happen again when I have to wait for nearly 2 months. As I mention in my blog before, I’m just starting to build up my traffic on my Malay’s blog, DamiaAnura.com . I will keep this 2 blog (lankapo.com and damiaanura.com ) update to focus my earning only on Adsense and Nuffnang. I will  leave out my 10 other blogs with different niche range from soccer,relationship, celebrities and affiliates. I just can’t handle it anymore 🙂 Too greddyi I guess.

Yeah rite,I know I love soccer and entertainment. I can give a lot of opinion in soccer (just admit it ok. I am the only one whom predicted Italy win Wolrd Cup 2006 🙂 .Anyway I am not a hardcore fan and don’t even have a steady club to support hehe. Not like Mr.akubetul.com, a hard fan of Liverpool team. I just love soccer that’s all. So, focus on what you good at is the best way to solve my dilemma. So I will update my other blogs occasionally or when I have something interesting to share and approve Entrecard request.Since you can get some lucky clicks from your old blog, you know.

I think that’s all for now, for all my muslim reader.. enjoy your Hari Raya and don’t forget to ask for forgiveness. Don’t forget to update your blog and don’t eat too much.You might get a stomach ache like me hehe.

lankapo

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