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Google Adds Surveys To Ad Muting

Google Adds Surveys To Ad Muting

By Chris Crum February 2, 2015

Back in 2012, Google launched the “mute this ad” [x] icon for AdSense ads, enabling users to have more control over the ads they see. This appears in the corner of display ads on the Google Display Network. When a …

Guy Loses $46,000 In AdSense Earnings Guy Loses $46,000 In AdSense Earnings

It’s not uncommon to hear about an over-dependence on Google costing people big money. There have been plenty of tales of businesses losing all their search visibility after Google algorithm changes. In some cases, people have lost their jobs. In …

Google Expands Wire Transfer AdSense Payments Google Expands Wire Transfer AdSense Payments

Google announced that it is making wire transfer payments in AdSense available in more countries. The feature lets publishers have their earnings deposited directly into their bank accounts. Google’s Miki Noda explains, “With wire transfer, your earnings are deposited directly …

Google Makes It Easier To Create AdSense Ad Units Google Makes It Easier To Create AdSense Ad Units

Google just announced a new simplified My Ads tab in AdSense to make it easier to create new ad units. Here’s what it looks like: “In addition to simplifying the ad unit creation process, we’ve also refreshed the user interface …

Google Launches Two New AdSense Ad Sizes Google Launches Two New AdSense Ad Sizes

Google announced the launch of two new ad sizes for AdSense ads – 970 x 250 Billboard and 300 x 1050 Portrait. These, the company says, will help publishers reach more advertisers, and of course, “enhance the user experience”. “As …

Is There Evidence That Google Stole From Publishers? Is There Evidence That Google Stole From Publishers?

There are a lot of claims by AdSense publishers who say Google has not paid them what they’re owed. Recently, a person claiming to be an ex-Google employee described (at length) a plot by the company to keep from having …

Class Action Suit Filed Against Google Over AdSense Class Action Suit Filed Against Google Over AdSense

A class action lawsuit has been filed against Google related to claims that the search giant is stealing money from publishers by shutting down their accounts before paying them. Last month, a person claiming to be a former Google employee …

Google Offers AdSense Experiments At Account Level Google Offers AdSense Experiments At Account Level

Google launched AdSense experiments last year as a way to offer publishers an easy A/B testing solution. Today, the company announced that you can now optimize your whole account with them, as they’re now available for account-level settings. “A/B testing …

Google Launches New 'Magazine' Ad Format For AdSense Google Launches New 'Magazine' Ad Format For AdSense

Google is launching a new AdSense ad format called Magazine ads. The idea is that they will appeal to sites with certain design sensibilities. “To optimize revenue, we normally recommend that you enable both text and display for your ad …

FairSearch Calls For Criminal AdSense Investigation FairSearch Calls For Criminal AdSense Investigation

The FairSearch Coalition, a group of Google competitors, which frequently complains to government agencies about Google’s business practices, is now calling for a criminal investigation into the company’s AdSense business. This stems from allegations recently posted to Pastebin by someone …

Google Redesigns Text Ads On Display Network Google Redesigns Text Ads On Display Network

Google is pushing out a new design for text ads on the Google Display Network. “Our new text ads have been designed with better readability in mind, regardless of what device they’re being viewed from,” says AdSense Software Engineer Clyde …

Google Accused Of Stealing Money From Publishers Google Accused Of Stealing Money From Publishers

Someone claiming to be a former Google employee has accused the company of stealing money from AdSense publishers. Are you buying it? Share your thoughts in the comments. In a “leak” on Pastebin, this person says, “To sum it up …

Google Answers Questions About Analytics For AdSense Google Answers Questions About Analytics For AdSense

Google has put out a new video answering some frequently asked questions from AdSense publishers about Google Analytics. Topics include integration of AdSense with Analytics, optimization, user experience, and revenue. It also includes a demo. “If you’re interested in getting …

Google Launches AdSense Direct For Direct Ad Deals Google Launches AdSense Direct For Direct Ad Deals

Google has announced the launch of AdSense Direct, a way for publishers to manage their directly sold ad deals from within their AdSense accounts. The feature also enables publishers to show these ads on their site without having to actually …

Google Launches AdSense, WMT WordPress Plugin Google Launches AdSense, WMT WordPress Plugin

Google announced the launch of its new Google Publisher Plugin for WordPress (in beta). This lets people place AdSense ads on their sites, and verify their sites in Webmaster Tools right from WordPress. The plugin links your site to your …

How Might Google Change Online Advertising in 2014? How Might Google Change Online Advertising in 2014?
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2013 has been quite the year for online advertisers, especially those who rely heavily on Google. During the first half of this year, Google transitioned its AdWords customers to its Enhanced Campaigns. The new campaign management interface met with a …

Google Launches Four New AdSense Features Google Launches Four New AdSense Features
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Google announced some new features for its responsive ad units in AdSense, as well as the addition of a multi-screen optimization score for the publisher scorecard. For responsive ads, Google has added ad refresh fro screen orientation changes. Product manager …