Create topic New topics

Forum

Chatter away, friends!  

Anyone Notice The Adsense Block Moved To The Right On The Intro section?

 
Jerrico_Usher
Posts: 1210
Message
on 09/26/2012

... I think it "looks" good, hope it performs :) (or is this a glitch in my matrix?)


Jerrico Usher - The Grass May Be Greener On The Other Side But I Installed A Mirror Over There! :-) - Join Our Wizzler Chat Room created by the people for the people to the people
Ragtimelil
Posts: 825
Message
on 09/26/2012

I did notice. I think it looks good too.


Lana or LIl aka Ragtimelil RagtimeLil's Store on Weebly
Simon
Admin
Posts: 620
Message
on 09/26/2012

Na, it's a testing phase - some say it looks good right, some left, so we try and measure the click results. In about two weeks we know more about the outcome ...


An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made, in a narrow field.
Niels Bohr (1885-1962)
Jerrico_Usher
Posts: 1210
Message
on 09/26/2012

That's what I thought was happening (since there was no announcement this kind of thing is often a test)... I love the way it looks right away, but I think that's due to my being used to seeing it that way natively- I work for an SEO type and he swears by the right side placement, I also like how it kind of consolidates the ads into one corner nicely- doesn't look like a billboard or anything but puts the ads seperate more than it did on the left...

Can't wait to hear the results :) 

Jerrico


Jerrico Usher - The Grass May Be Greener On The Other Side But I Installed A Mirror Over There! :-) - Join Our Wizzler Chat Room created by the people for the people to the people
humagaia
Posts: 652
Message
on 09/27/2012

The ad block is now in exactly the place where eyes alight first when a page is opened. Those that know say that this has a positive impact on clickthrough rates. I will be interested to know the outcome of this test.

Personally, I prefer it if it works, but despise it if it does not.

Be careful from an SEO point of view. If it works it could have a negative impact on bounce rate.


2uesday
Posts: 321
Message
on 09/27/2012

I noticed it on one of my Wizzley articles last night and had to check a few other articles to see if I had made it happen by mistake in the layout. That is just the way my mind works. 

I have read that it is a good position for the ads to be. I am still trying to get use to the look of it. As two types of ad. side by side is not what I am use to seeing here. I think having a trial period for it is a great idea as by then it will be clear which works best. 

Jerrico_Usher
Posts: 1210
Message
on 09/27/2012

OMG my adsense shot up to 400.00 since the new adsense block change!

 

I wish. But it may happen! Keep the faith! I'm pretty sure it will generate more click through's than on the left... 


Jerrico Usher - The Grass May Be Greener On The Other Side But I Installed A Mirror Over There! :-) - Join Our Wizzler Chat Room created by the people for the people to the people
Simon
Admin
Posts: 620
Message
on 09/27/2012

The CTR of the top AdSense block has already been pretty good, so we don't really *expect* an improvement, but trying doesn't hurt. If it actually increases the revenue, we'll either move the right AdSense square to the bottom of the sidebar, switching it with the smaller link unit, or we'll simply force it to *always* show images. Since both actions may reset Google's optimization/statistics of these units, we don't want to touch them until getting a good hint that the right aligned top AdSense results in an improvement.


An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made, in a narrow field.
Niels Bohr (1885-1962)
Jerrico_Usher
Posts: 1210
Message
on 09/27/2012

I like that, I like having one block always show images and one showing text, it should make it seamless next to one another and I gotta say I'm REALLY loving the way the block  moving to the right cleans up my pages- it looks more "comfortable"...


Jerrico Usher - The Grass May Be Greener On The Other Side But I Installed A Mirror Over There! :-) - Join Our Wizzler Chat Room created by the people for the people to the people
katiem2
Posts: 1044
Message
on 09/27/2012

Mixing things up often wakes the brain drawing their attention to the ads whereas the creature of habit in us becomes desensitized to the norm.  Brilliant idea. 

 


dustytoes
Posts: 1140
Message
on 09/27/2012

I like it on the left better.  I know it's not just for looks so I'll wait and see what you guys decide.

It looks like a spammy ad page to me now.


Loading ...
Error!