Does Google AdSense Make Sense? If So, What Are Those Ads for Single Asian Women Doing On My Website?
When I started my website in 2006 I spent hours and hours researching and reading almost every article available about how to get your blog to make money. Let me just say, I know that there are a lot of people who are now riding around in a Lexus that they claim to have been bought from them posting one simple brownie recipe online but let's be honest, I couldn't even buy a box of brownie mix for what I've made and am making off of my site. To be fair, I warn all my readers that I am an acquired taste. You know, like Tab cola. I realize that my blogs are about my own observations on life and are not the most profitable (I get why people would be more inclined to give money to a site that helps them figure out how to cure a virus on their computer as opposed to my typical blogs which the first one that comes to mind is the one I wrote about the ten reasons why I could never be a male prostitute - read it on hubpages at http://hubpages.com/hub/At_Least_Ten_Reasons_Why_I_Will_Never_Be_A_Male_Prostitute ) So it seemed so easy and perfect to go ahead and ad Google AdSense to my website as it claims to basically "read" your site and put on appropriate ads that will no doubt make you as rich as Tony Robbins. So ad the ads I did but recently upon viewing my site I found myself asking myself, "Does Google AdSense make sense? If so, what are those ads for single Asian Women doing on my website?" - Don't Get Me Started!
For those of you who may have found this blog by a search engine due to the topic or some other means, you have no idea what you've gotten yourself into. You see, I'm a short Jewish gay man who has been with a six foot black man for almost two decades now so continue reading at your own risk. Having said that I'm sure it will come as no surprise to any of you that I have never blogged about a single Asian woman or women. I suppose since I've been blogging recently about gay marriage that perhaps the Google spybots just picked up the word, "marriage" and thought, "Kick ass, this would be a great place to place that ad for those Asian chicks that want to get hitched!" (Okay, so maybe the computer spybot that works for Google doesn't talk that way but in my mind he/she does)
I get that nothing in life can be perfect and even though we've allowed computers to do all our thinking for us that at times they can be imperfect as well. But it does make one laugh to see what words the computer picks up and thus uses to determine what ads to place on your site. Come to think of it there seem to be a lot of ads on my site recently for singles. There's one for "Cowboy Singles" which I'm pretty sure is for single women looking for the cowboy of their dreams that just started appearing as well as the constant one for the "Real Jock" website which has some fitness advice on it but is mainly about the shirtless boys in their ads and how boys can get one of those boys for themselves. Not that I mind having the pretty boys as eye candy on my site mind you but as I've been with the same person for a thousand years and no matter what the laws say, I'm as married as they get (which I also write about often on my site). The only singles ads that haven't shown up yet are the Christian Singles but I have a feeling that even the AdSense computer has sense enough to not place those on my site.
So while I'm sure there are people out there who are making a fortune from the Google gang, I'm here to tell you what no one else seems to want to tell you. That is that sure, you can make money off Google AdSense, provided that the ads they place on your site is something that people want to click on. But now that I think of it, who wouldn't want to click on a male prostitute ad? Hmmm, I guess male prostitutes don't use Google to advertise, they can do it free on Craig's List (unfortunately for some, that's probably the only thing that they do for free.) Does Google AdSense make sense? If so, what are those ads for single Asian Women doing on my website? - Don't Get Me Started!
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