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June 17, 2013

Google AdSense turns 10 this month

Google Adsense is celebrating its 10 year anniversary this month. Google first introduced the service sometime in June 2003 and is now one of the biggest money-earner for the company and the millions of Adsense Publishers like us.

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March 03, 2013

Fraud issue with Western Union for AdSense Publishers

Most AdSense Publishers in the Philippines would use Western Union to pick up their earnings because it’s the fastest and most convenient method. However, based on recent experience, it’s also the most un-secure and prone to fraud. Just the other day, someone claimed my AdSense earnings via Western Union and got thru.

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May 25, 2010

Google reveals AdSense Revenue Share

Seven (7) years — that’s how long Google has been keeping secret how much share it is giving bloggers and publishers in their AdSense network.

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November 10, 2009

Google to Acquire AdMob

I already saw this coming but didn’t thought it will be this soon. Email from AdMob (biggest mobile ad network in the world) states that they have reached an agreement with Google for a buy-out.

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March 28, 2009

Page eCPM Down: Is AdSense going broke?

A number of bigtime AdSense Publishers have shared to me that their Page eCPM has dramatically declined in the last 12 months. Whether this trend coincides with the US financial crisis or something else is yet unsure. One might even ask the question “Is Google AdSense going broke?

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February 18, 2009

AdSense for Domains now open!

Adsense for Domains has now been finally opened to international publishers, including the Philippines.

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December 12, 2008

Google offers AdSense for Domains to all

Not everyone knows that Google is also offering an AdSense partnership with people who own a lot of un-used domains. Now, every AdSense Publisher will get to run this campaign in their domains as well.

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October 23, 2008

Integrated Google Analytics and AdSense

The Inside AdSense blog just announced that they will slowly roll out a new AdSense feature that allows you to integrate the data from your Google Analytics with your Google AdSense account. This opens up a new possibility for AdSense optimization in hyperdrive.

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October 07, 2008

How’s your Google AdSense for Feeds?

For about 2 months now, I’ve been running Google AdSense for Feeds on a couple of blogs, including this one. Unfortunately, the results aren’t as attractive as one would expect.

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August 17, 2008

AdSense for Feeds now live!

The Google AdSense Team announced yesterday that AdSense for Feeds is now live and rolling. Good news to those who have tons of feed readers as they can monetize that traffic too.

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July 04, 2008

Western Union adds Documentary Stamp Tax

This was just informed to me by the Western Union branch I frequent — WU will start charging for Documentary Stamp Tax (DST) from July 1, 2008 and onwards.

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July 01, 2008

Google officially terminates AdSense Referrals

I never thought this would happen know that Google is trying to move away from CPC and slowly pushing the CPA model but today, it announced that they will be retiring the AdSense Referrals program during the last week of August.

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June 13, 2008

Yahoo: Now Serving Better Ads… by Google

Yahoo! and Google today announced a non-exclusive AdSense for Search and AdSense for Content agreement. Omid Kordestani, Senior VP, Global Sales and Business Development spend a lot of time explaining on their blog what this deal is not about.

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May 31, 2008

Feedburner to roll out AdSense for Feeds

The official FeedBurner weblog just announced that they will start rolling out AdSense inside feeds for a selected number of blog next week. So what does this mean to AdSense Publishers?

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May 30, 2008

Hong Kong Adsense Publishers to get EFT

It’s getting closer to the Philippines now. Inside Adsense just announced that Hong Kong and Hungary will be available to receive their AdSense payments via Electronic Fund Transfer (ETF). EFT directly deposits your AdSense earnings into your bank account, in your local currency, to greatly speed up and simplify the payment process.

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May 15, 2008

Google AdSense not good for Advocacy Sites?

Here’s an interesting story from The Register, something I didn’t know before — put simply, if you’re running an advocacy website against any individual, group, or organization, it could get your AdSense account canceled.

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May 07, 2008

Have AdSense Check but no US Dollar Bank Account?

A number of people have emailed me asking about their problems with their Google AdSense Checks. So here’s the question — What to do with your Google AdSense Check if you don’t have a US Dollar Bank Account?

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March 16, 2008

Google introduces AdSense Ad Manager

Late this week, Google announced that they’ve completed the acquisition of DoubleClick (after EU approval). They also launched the AdSense Ad Manager which, IMO, made the DoubleClick purchase a brilliant move.

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March 13, 2008

Has Google AdSense lost it Mojo?

Over the last 3 months, there has been numerous reports on a sudden drop on paid clicks. This was caused by Google to reduce the clickable area of the ads last November 2007.

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February 22, 2008

Google does AdSense for Videos

In October 2007, Google announced YouTube with AdSense overlayed on the videos. It was a move to monetize the 1.6 billion dollar investment Google made on Youtube.

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January 29, 2008

Google to enter Paid Reviews thru AdSense?

Nah, I don’t believe it. Google is against paid reviews, right? Shoemoney got an emailing that Google is doing a beta test for paid reviews via AdSense.

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January 26, 2008

No AdSense on 5-Day Old Domains

If you just got a new domain, launched a blog and wanted to monetize it with AdSense, you can’t do it on the first 5 days. That’s according to an insider information that says Google will stop monetizing all domains if they are less than five days old.

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January 19, 2008

AdSense retracts Referral System

With much surprise and after tons of complaints from AdSense Publishers worldwide, Google has retracted its original announcement of discontinuing the AdSense Referrals program which it announced earlier.

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January 12, 2008

Belated Yuletide Greetings from Google

Despite all that bad press Google has been getting in the past couple of months, they still never fail to douse the heated discussions with a warm Christmas greetings. And here’s what I got.

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January 09, 2008

Google kills AdSense Referrals!

See, I told you so. Some of my predictions for 2008 are closely coming to reality. And, it’s not even halfway the month of January. Google’s Inside AdSense Blog has just announced that they will discontinue AdSense Referrals.

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