Google Removed 1.7 Billion Bad Ads in 2016

Google more than doubled the amount of ads it took down in 2016 from its platform compared to 2015, removing over 1.7 billion “bad” ads. Why take down so many ads? “Ultimately, bad ads pose a threat to users, Google’s…

Google Adsense Team on How to Stay Compliant

The Google Adsense team posted this morning what they consider to be the 8 most important best practices for not violating Adsense policies and to keep your account in good standing. Most of them are rather obvious, like “don’t click…

Google Introduces Page-Level Ads for AdSense

Google just announced a new family of ad formats called Page-level ads, which it refers to as “AdSense’s next generation ads.” They’re designed to help publishers make money from their mobile content. To use them, you place the same code…

Google Releases AdSense Guide to Audience Engagement

Google announced the release of its new “AdSense Guide to Audience Engagement”. This helps educate publishers on how to help their audience become more familiar with their brand, best practices for designing user journeys, and developing resonating content that’s easy…

AdSense Gains Support For Language Spoken By Millions

Google announced on Monday that it has just added Filipino to its list of supported languages for AdSense. This is spoken by millions of people in the Philippines and around the world, so it’s a little surprising it wasn’t already…

AdSense Publishers Can Add Ads to Matched Content

Nearly a year ago, Google announced the launch of Matched Content for AdSense publishers. This is a free content recommendation tool that shows more of your content to users. It generates what Google describes as “contextually relevant and personalized” article…

Google Gives Tips For Addressing Low AdSense Earnings

Have your AdSense earnings been in a slump? This could be for for any number of reasons, and Google took to its Inside AdSense blog on Friday to help publishers troubleshoot the problem. As the company notes, there are many…

AdSense Gets New Optimization Tab

Google announced the launch of a new optimization tab in the AdSense interface, which appears at the top next to the performance reports tab. The tab shows tailored tips for your site. Google calls it a “one-top shop” for all…

AdSense Text Ads Get New Look on Mobile

Google announced that AdSense text ads now have a new look on mobile. The redesign has apparently already rolled out on mobile sites, so you should be able to see them from your device right now. “This new format allows…

Google Has Some Q4 Tips For AdSense Sites

We’re now days away from Black Friday, and everyone is sharing stats related to the holiday shopping season. We just looked at Pinterest’s holiday shopping pin stats. Now we turn our attention to a Google infographic about how to prepare…