Category: Google: AdSense

5 ways to improve ROI on seasonal pages by optimizing your SEO crawl budget

What is a crawl budget? Google’s goal is to make useful information available to people searching the web. To accomplish that, Google wants to crawl and index content from quality sources. Crawling the web is costly: Google uses as much...

/ August 28, 2018

YouTube gives users more ways to track the amount of time they spend on the app

YouTube is rolling out more features designed to help users “take charge” of their digital well-being. Starting today, The ‘Watch History’ screen within a YouTube profile’s account menu list will show how much time the user has spent on the...

/ August 27, 2018

Google’s political ad transparency report & library offers more accountability around election ads

Google is building more transparency into the political ads and advertisers running campaigns on its ad networks. After updating its political ad policies in May — enforcing new ID requirements for anyone purchasing political ads — the company is now...

/ August 17, 2018

Is YouTube serving up more pre-roll & mid-roll video ads?

SEO consultant and podcast host Dan Shure has noticed a sizeable uptick in the number of pre-roll and mid-roll ads being served up on YouTube videos he has viewed during the last week. While logged into his Google account, Shure...

/ June 29, 2018

Google updates ‘Ad Settings’ to allow users to turn off targeting signals

Google has updated its Ad Settings feature to give users more options for limiting ad personalization and is expanding the “Why this ad?” notices across all services that display Google Ads. With the changes, users can turn off some of...

/ June 15, 2018

Google AdSense updates impression metrics, but earnings should not be impacted

Google announced that it has updated how it counts impression metrics within Google AdSense. Google did say that although the metrics for impressions may look different, publishers should not expect earnings to be “impacted by this change.” Google AdSense is...

/ May 3, 2018

Google brings ‘Funding Choices’ ad messaging to more countries & adds subscription offer

After its launch in June 2017 for publishers in North America, the UK, Germany, Australia and New Zealand, Google’s Funding Choices ad messaging is now expanding to 31 more countries. The program was created as part of Google’s “Coalition for...

/ April 16, 2018

Google’s steps toward GDPR surrounded by questions

With the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect in two months, there are several new indications — none completely clear — about how Google will comply. Late last week, the tech giant posted on its AdWords blog...

/ March 26, 2018

Google says it removed more than 3.2 billion bad ads in 2017

Google says it removed more than 3.2 billion ads that violated its advertising policies during 2017, nearly doubling the 1.7 billion ads taken down in 2016. “That’s more than 100 bad ads per second!” writes Google’s director of sustainable ads,...

/ March 15, 2018