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 Bev G 3 months ago
It's back... and I don't have any articles on axleaddict
by Has_aWayWithWords 8 years ago
I set up a blog on blogger, the only adsense ads that show up are crap about blogs...I am not trying to get people to build a blog or learn to blog or visit blogs about obama....dammit I just want to get people interested in green products and home improvement products..lol
by gramarye 7 years ago
Hi,I'm after some constructive advice. Here is the hub (I think I can put my link in this forum) http://hubpages.com/hub/How-to-learn-En … o-teacher. It is getting a good traffic rate, or at least I'm happy with it, but there are no Adsense Ads on it.What should I do?Glenda
by Shauna L Bowling 5 years ago
Why am I not seeing any ads other than the ones hubbers manually add to their hubs? I don't see AdSense ads on any hub I've read in the last several weeks.
by Dorsi Diaz 8 years ago
Something just occured to me, not only are we writers here but we are ALSO CONSUMERS. I see nothing wrong with clicking on a fellow hubbers google ad if it's something we are interested in. I am getting the feeling that some people are afraid to do this for fear of reprisal for being click happy...
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