I recently posted an article about tips for quitting smoking. The whole focus of the hub, for anyone with a pair of eyes, is about quitting smoking.
I've tried to optimize my hub so it would display the appropriate Adsense ads; instead I'm getting ads for video games, credit scores, la-z-boy recliners, and "make a baby." Every time I check out another hub on smoking (even ones that were published after mine) I see relevant google ads. It seems to work just fine for everyone else!
I've exhausted any ideas I could think of. I poured my heart and soul into this hub and these "contextual" ads are a waste. If anyone can spot what I'm doing wrong, please help me.
It may take upto 24 hours for the relevant ads to appear.
I've seen this, too. For a few days after publishing a Hub, the ads are relevant, then they become inane, then they become relevant again. And it bounces back and forth between relevance and beside-the-point.
Like all good things in the making, there are trial and error. YieldBuild does a great job sometimes, but not all of the time. Let's give it time.
I looked and cannot see anything wrong, hopefully your ads will change soon to the right ones.
Hardly anyone knows this but you can change your adsense settings to stop those ads appearing that are based on what you've been looking for on the web, rather than what the current page is about.
Some people have got good results from doing this, but it largely depends on what type of adsense pages you have.
I've turned the feature off for now, I think it's a bit spooky google knowing what you might be interested in rather than showing ads relevent to the page you're looking at.
Hey Smart Rookie, I think your ads normalized by now. I just checked and see a lot of quit smoking/nicotine addiction ads showing up.
Hey, how can one improve the relevancy of ad's?
Is it just a case of focused keywords/tags?
Thanks - climberjames
As brettb mentioned google will show you ads from your recent search history,not only on your own hubs but if you go to read other hubbers hubs as well. The relevancy of ads will come based on the content and the subject matter.
Google takes a much broader view than the last few websites you visited. They have some damn clever algorythms in place to make sure the adverts shown are the adverts you are most likely to be interested in!
by Paul Swendson 8 years ago
Is it just me, or do the adsense adds that pop up often have nothing to do with the topic of your hub? Is there anything that can be done to have some control over the ads that come up (and to make them more relevant)?
by TotalReviewGuy 9 years ago
I seem to get strange ads that are irrelevant to my hub. Is their a way to 'streamline' the google ads to match the content?
by Mary Guimont 3 years ago
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by best of the web 10 years ago
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by Paul Deeds 11 years ago
There is currently a problem with the display of AdSense ads across HubPages. We are investigating the issue, and hope to have ads working again soon.
by Nathan Bernardo 14 months ago
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