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Getting Ranked In Google News
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The Google News Team has an interesting blog post about the "truths and myths" of how Google includes and ranks articles.

Some of the facts that stand out include "Having an image next to your article improves your ranking MYTH. While having a good image with your article does improve your chance to get your picture shown, it has no impact on the ranking of the article itself."

Watch Where You Put That Ad
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Google may be taking a closer look at AdSense placements dropped onto blogs created through its Blogger service.

Will It Blend? Google Says No
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The line between a guideline and suggestion is a fuzzy one, but webmasters seem to agree a Google guideline is more of a stern warning. The most recent guidelines popped up on the InsideAdSense blog, instructing publishers not to blend ads with content.

Google Ad Review Center Expands

If the Ad Review Center hasn’t been enabled on your AdSense account, you can either consider this article a preview or completely irrelevant – read on or click back as you please.  But the Center’s availability has been expanded, and Google wants publishers to know what it’s all about.

Google AdSense Site Suffers Outage
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Saying that Google AdSense is popular would be something of an understatement.  So, when the program’s site became inaccessible on Saturday, people became understandably unhappy.

Clicks Down, Revenue Up On Google

LeeAnn Prescott, EfficientFrontier’s director of research and communications and WebProNews’s favorite statistician, concurs with comScore’s recent bombshell that the number of paid clicks on Google were down in January. Wall Street’s pummeling of Google’s stock, however, was "an unnecessarily strong reaction."

CPC Is Flat, But People Are Still Shopping

Speculation as to why Google’s paid clicks have flattened in January has led to further speculation that a recession has caused consumers to do less search-initiated shopping. Hitwise’s Bill Tancer has information that suggests otherwise.

(It occurs to me also that investors have been spoiled by Google’s constant growth, as even when Google grows there is disappointment that there wasn’t more growth. And flat returns now might as well be declines. Regardless, I suppose market corrections are inevitable. It just sucks if you bought in at $747 per share.)

Google AdSense For Video Hits Beta
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This time, Google’s beta tag means something – to become a user, publishers will need to have English-language, U.S.-based sites, and serve at least one million video streams per month.  But, beta tag or not, AdSense for video has officially arrived.

YuMe Serving Google AdSense For Video Ads

Online video ad network YuMe has a deal in place to overlay display ads in the Google AdSense for video beta program.

8 Theories For AdSense Fluctuations
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Recently, many web-publishers reported drastic drops in their Google AdSense earnings and offered up many theories as to why that occurred. The problem was reported in web forums, on popular SEO blogs, and in the comments section of the last WebProNews article on the subject. After all that, we’ve narrowed it down to 8 possible explanations.

Yaron Adler Out At IncrediMail

The CEO of the web-based email company has been replaced by his brother, chief product officer and co-founder Ofer Adler, a few weeks after the company ran afoul of Google’s AdSense policies.

AdSense Earnings Down?
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There’s word around the Webmaster World forum that publishers have been experiencing a sharp decline in AdSense earnings over the past month. There’s been little consensus, lots of possible explanations, but nothing you might call conclusive.

Ad Blindness Is Nothing New … and it’s No Surprise Google Is Seeing It!
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Google’s stock is down because its rate of growth is down according to Google’s latest quarterly financial report. Google still had a 30 percent increase in payments from clicking ads, but that was substantially down from the 45 percent increase they had a year earlier.

Rumor: Google Ending AdSense For Domain Tasting
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The big bucks involved with slapping AdSense on domains during their free five-day grace period may dry up completely if Google takes action on the subject.

Google Goes Back Over Adsense Referral Program

Two weeks ago, Google announced some changes to their AdSense Referral Program.

Google Modifies AdSense Referral Changes

Feedback to Google’s proposed alterations to the AdSense referral program resulted in some modifications being made.

Google Introduces Slideshows for Adwords

It would appear that Google has introduced a new feature in its Adwords process.

If you check the image below, you will see outlined in red a small Previous and Next pair of buttons at the bottom left on the Adsense ads that were shown this evening.

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How to Make Money off of Accidental Rankings

Since Google largely tends to favor ranking informational websites over commercial websites, some authoritative blogs tend to rank for valuable queries based on posts they make in passing.

Even if you had no intent to monetize a post, it just became easier to monetize accidental rankings. If you use analytics to track your stats and notice that you start ranking for some good keywords you can use Triggit to embed links to merchant products directly in the text of your blog post.

Glossary For Those Confused by AdSense terms
If you’ve found yourself confused with most of Google AdSense’s babble, gabble and twaddle, then try AdSense Glossary launched by Google.

It is comprehensive and covers everything from Earnings & Payments to technical terms and Account Settings.

Proximic Seals Deal With Yahoo, Shopping.com

Although you may not have heard of it, Proximic has made some friends.  Also, regardless of Proximic’s status, you’ll definitely recognize its new pals: Yahoo’s Shopping Network and eBay’s Shopping.com.

Google Dumps IncrediMail, Stock Drops
Once IncrediMail disclosed that it got a notice from Google Inc. about the latter’s decision to end the advertising service relationship with the former, all hell broke lose.

Incredimail’s shares plummeted by 45 percentage points hitting this year’s lowest figure of $2.50. IncrediMail, specializes in producing customized e-mail solutions.

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