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Google ads vanish at Wizzley

  1. Bard of Ely profile image88
    Bard of Elyposted 4 years ago

    A couple of days back myself and many other writers got a shock at Wizzley to find the Adsense ads had vanished from all our Wizzles. This is being looked into by the ream there but it is very worrying and like many other people I have taken my Adsense code out of action there just in case.

    Until Adsense ads come back, if they come back, and hopefully they will, Chitika ads are showing instead.

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      Bronwyn J Hansenposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      I just posted a short story over at Wizzley and discovered this. I have opted out of Chikita. Just as well I write there to try and build a reader base more than a $$$ base big_smile

    2. Georgie Lowery profile image94
      Georgie Loweryposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      I have an account there, but I've never posted. I got an e-mail a couple of days ago where they were looking to see if any users had gotten an e-mail from AdSense because apparently either an ad placement or some other issue had caused them to lose their AdSense privileges. It said that AdSense might have mailed the user instead of Wizzley directly.

      1. FatFreddysCat profile image95
        FatFreddysCatposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Yesterday I got the same e-mail that Georgie describes above - I had actually forgotten that I even had an account at Wizzley, so it was kind of a surprise (I joined about a year ago, but never posted anything there).

  2. Bard of Ely profile image88
    Bard of Elyposted 4 years ago

    I never got that email but found out when I was using the site. I have moved a lot of my Idled hubs over there so it has become a site I have a lot of interest in now.

    1. Georgie Lowery profile image94
      Georgie Loweryposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      That's interesting. I never would have thought about putting idled Hubs there, I've been putting them on my Blogger. Thanks for the idea! smile

      1. Bard of Ely profile image88
        Bard of Elyposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        I have them on my blog too and also at InfoBarrel.

      2. Marisa Wright profile image93
        Marisa Wrightposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        I just took a look at your "website" link on your profile and it goes to an empty Wordpress blog.   You're missing an opportunity if you don't link to your Blogger blog on your profile, if it's the one that's got content on it.

        I'm guessing you're fairly new to the blogosphere?  I just posted an answer to Brimancandy which is very relevant to you:

        http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/108008? … ost2302343

        Blogs were once personal diaries, or a place to muse on any topic.  These days, you must pick one topic and stick to it faithfully.   Choose something that's dear to your heart, or you'll run out of material sooner than you think!    Also, be sure to pick a URL for the blog that's descriptive of the content, not something jokey. 

        If you want to write on a broad range of subjects, revenue-sharing sites like HubPages are built for that.  Blogs have to be focussed.

  3. Hollie Thomas profile image59
    Hollie Thomasposted 4 years ago

    By all accounts Bard it's just a temporary hitch until Google have seen the new ad placement.

  4. paradigmsearch profile image89
    paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago

    Heck of a note...

  5. Bard of Ely profile image88
    Bard of Elyposted 4 years ago

    Let us hope so, Hollie! I wouldn't want to jeopardize the safety of my Google account though so have removed my code.

  6. paradigmsearch profile image89
    paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago

    I just dropped by Wizzley. There are AdChoices ads there. Faked me out at first. But when I hovered the link, it was Chitika. So, Chitika is displaying Google ads on Wizzley?

    1. Bard of Ely profile image88
      Bard of Elyposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      I thought that too but no, they are Chitika!

      1. paradigmsearch profile image89
        paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        I find it amusing that Wizzley can't display google ads on Wizzley, but Chitika can display google ads on Wizzley. big_smile

  7. paradigmsearch profile image89
    paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago

    And as a side note, they sure do cram a lot of ads on there...

    1. Bard of Ely profile image88
      Bard of Elyposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Perhaps there will end up with even more if Adsense returns because you can have both types of ads running apparently!

    2. Hollie Thomas profile image59
      Hollie Thomasposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      The same amount of ads as HP have throughout the page, 6.

      1. paradigmsearch profile image89
        paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Yes, when I looked at one of my hubs when signed out, it's kind of shocking...

  8. paradigmsearch profile image89
    paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago

    And then throwing amazon and ebay in on top of that... I'm thinking HP might want to be a little more careful here...

  9. paradigmsearch profile image89
    paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago

    Glad I got rid of my Amazon and eBay awhile back...

    1. Hollie Thomas profile image59
      Hollie Thomasposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      I think what's a happened at Wizzley is just the ad placement, not the number of ads. Apparently all websites are reviewed every couple of months and if they want the website owners to change something they give them so many days, but Wizzley didn't receive the email requesting them too, therefore, they didn't change anything.

      So now they've changed the placement and it's just a case of Google acknowledging that they have so ads are enabled again.

      1. paradigmsearch profile image89
        paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        This thread just caused me to find two, long, tacky amazon capsules I'd overlooked. My life is complete now... big_smile

        1. Hollie Thomas profile image59
          Hollie Thomasposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          Oh completion is a wonderful thing. big_smile

          1. Bard of Ely profile image88
            Bard of Elyposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            I am glad to hear it! smile

  10. paradigmsearch profile image89
    paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago

    Anybody have any opinions as to what kind of articles would work best at Wizzley? smile

    1. Bard of Ely profile image88
      Bard of Elyposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Yes, ones about British fungi! I have one on this subject and it was selected as Editor's Choice!

      1. paradigmsearch profile image89
        paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        How did you know it was British? Did it have an accent? big_smile

        1. Bard of Ely profile image88
          Bard of Elyposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          I am from there so knew they were fellow Brits!

    2. Hollie Thomas profile image59
      Hollie Thomasposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Product articles do very well in terms of clicks and conversions. Recipe articles so, so. Just interesting content really and if you manage to receive a couple of EC awards you're on the front page which brings in a fair bit of traffic- Also, you can interlink to other articles (obviously) but also show your own related content in the sidebar.

  11. shockblog profile image60
    shockblogposted 4 years ago

    Umm.. Today I added adsense to my hub... but I don see any ad appearing on my latest hub. the other two hubs that I have previously posted seems to be fine...any suggestion?

  12. Marisa Wright profile image93
    Marisa Wrightposted 4 years ago

    Adsense is back at Wizzley.   That's two long weeks without ad income for members - and it turns out the reason was content on one member's account, specifically photos which Adsense found unacceptable.

    I know people get frustrated when HubPages disables ads because of the content, and we all feel they're overly strict in their interpretation of the Adsense rules sometimes - but look what happens when a site is more lenient!  This experience makes me grateful that HubPages takes the attitude it does.

    1. Bard of Ely profile image88
      Bard of Elyposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Yes, it was good to see that they sorted this out!

 
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