Category Archives: AdWords

Flipping Traffic

I received an email today from Frank Kern that pointed out this flash video from James Jones of KickButtIdeas.com. It is a system he calls the Google Traffic Arbitrage Course. Arbitrage? Fucking break out the dictionary on that one! ar·bi·trage (är’b?-träzh’) n. The purchase of securities on one market for immediate resale on another market…

The Fear Of Google Adwords Fraud

I received a great email concerning Google Adsense from Jeanee of Australia. I thought her email was important enough to share… I recently had a customer launch an online dating site and what has blown me away is that she has had thousands of people visit her site using google adwords and yahoo, yet only…

Google Nonsense — Not Adsense!

Do you have Google Adsense on your blog? If so — you are going to be interested in this question I received from reader Steve H. from Peoria, Illinois.

Google Click Fraud — I’ll Tell You AGAIN!

Jim Edwards sent out his lastest article, and it was on click fraud. What is click fraud? Well there are two types of fraud: 1. Thieving Bastards: These are dickheads that use a piece of software called a “click agent” to click on PPC (Adwords) advertisements on their own sites. For instance if I have…

Google Screws Up Big Time!

I first heard about this over at Lynn Terry’s blog . And it is a significant change… Hello from the Google AdWords Team: In January 2005, Google will incorporate a new affiliate advertising policy that is designed to provide a better user and advertiser experience. What is changing: With this new affiliate policy, we’ll only…

Google Now Offer Banner Ads

I am sure you all have heard by now, that Google is now offering banner ads on relevant content sites that are running AdSense. Google is moving beyond pay per click (PPC). [URL: Google Image Ads FAQ ]

Google Adwords ClickFraud

I reported on click fraud MONTHS ago. But of course the results was that Google refused to allow me to run Adsense on this blog. They wanted to hush me up… Click fraud is exploding. Need proof? Here is a quote from a recent article: “One webmaster lost thousands through alleged AdWords click fraud and…

GoogleCash Tips

There is a thread over the Warrior Forums that piqued my curiosity. One of the members is getting a high CTR (click-thru rate) but no sales. I suggested adding the price to the ad to eliminate “tire-kickers”. What you are doing is pre-qualifying your traffic — which saves you money. Here is an ad I…

Google Put A Boot In Your Ass

I received an email from Shaan Yuhas — the man behind ROI Cruncher You should blog about google’s latest screw over. It’s as if their discriminating against small sites that do business. Sad but true, that’s why I’ve been so busy. Do some queries like so… Secure mortgage = Not many relevant commercial sites Secure…

Google Launches Geographic Targeting

This is via the latest issue of the SitePoint Tribune… Google has beaten Overture to the punch, being the first PPC search engine to unveil geographic targeting for its advertisers. The new feature allows advertisers to target 210 defined geographic areas within the USA, called “Designated Marketing Areas (DMAs),” as first created by the A.C….