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    Thumbs down Adsense doesn't pay for all clicks?

    I just checked my logs today & i noticed this:

    10 May 2005 6 2 33.3% USD0.00 USD0.00

    is that possible? 2 clicks no cash?
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    People really need to get a grip before they start posting this stuff.

    It's two clicks, and there may be a reporting lag or the clicks may be suspicious.

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    Yes that can be possible for a few reasons, the most common being fraudulent clicks or clicks on PSA's (Pubic Service Announcements [Free]).

    Cheers

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    Odd i've never seen this before in over a year with adsense...

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    Maybe we oughta close this thread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by photoshopfreak
    I just checked my logs today & i noticed this:

    10 May 2005 6 2 33.3% USD0.00 USD0.00

    is that possible? 2 clicks no cash?
    2 clicks and 6 impressions is almost a guarantee to get your account flagged by Google for investigation.

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    what did you plan to get with 2 clicks anyway?

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    Quote Originally Posted by photoshopfreak
    Odd i've never seen this before in over a year with adsense...
    Let me get this right .... you've been using AdSense for a year (I guess with no problems at all), then you see 2clickc = $0.00 and start to complain ?

    Has any previous cheque been late ?
    not enough money ?
    Or any other cause for concern ?

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    Im not complaining, im just simply wondering if anyone else has experienced this, i am giving vistors away


    2 clicks and 6 impressions is almost a guarantee to get your account flagged by Google for investigation
    Really, damn... I don't get many vistors to this certain site but clickthroughs are great...

    By the way Google is a great company, i have no problems with them at all & find there staff very pleasant, checks on time too...

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    i hade 60 clicks 20 $ and i had 80 click 21$ at same day so what.. that means that 20 clicks costed 1$ and usualy with that low clics what do u want 2$ ?

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    They could have clicked a public service ad, which you don't get paid for.

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    It's probably 2 PSA's thats all good

    I had this site on a channel & probably noticed simply because they were the only 2 clicks...

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    Quote Originally Posted by photoshopfreak
    Im not complaining, im just simply wondering if anyone else has experienced this, i am giving vistors away
    Then why did you give the thread a crappy title saying Google doesn't pay?? Google does pay. Grow up. Ever thought of waiting a day or so before crying about the stats??!!!!!
    ...

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    I agree with you on this one. And what's with the " i am giving vistors away"??
    WOW, 2 visitors!!

    Geez...

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    I agree with you on this one. And what's with the " i am giving vistors away"??
    WOW, 2 visitors!!

    Geez...
    It's not the point of how many vistors it was, it's the point that if google got paid for those clicks then i should get paid & if it has happened once, whats is there to say it hasn't happened numous times to many people...

    Then why did you give the thread a crappy title saying Google doesn't pay?? Google does pay. Grow up. Ever thought of waiting a day or so before crying about the stats??!!!!!
    I couldn't think of a title, that was the first thing that popped into my head, i was running late, yes on reflection it is a bad title, i know...

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    BTW to anyone reading this, this is def not a big issue, i just wondered...

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    I'll bet $1 you click at least one of the ads. And the other click came from someone who clicks for you. From what I've found (can't confirm this) the PSA click don't get counted. But clicks coming from banned IP's cause they have too many clicks will give you invalid clicks. Paying $0.00

    and judging by the 6 impressions with 2 clicks, that right there sends up a flag, no one had a 33% CTR. Which again leads me to believe at least one of those clicks were from you

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    I do not click google ads at all it's against their TOS, i have better things to do than click an ad to nick a few cents & i sure as hell wouldn't ask anyone to do it for me, infact i contact google for stupid things just so im not banned...

    I get enough clicks from my other sites to make reasonable money, this site is new has had around 300 vistors so far this month & last month included & has had good click through rates as i have already said 33% is a high clickthrough rate if i had 1,000,000 visitors a day & 33% were clicking ads but we are talking about very few visitors to a new site...

    [edit] I just noticed a CTR of 50% two weeks ago lol...
    Last edited by photoshopfreak; May 12, 2005 at 02:10.

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    if you have 1000000 visitors you wont ever by any means get 33% CTR impossibleif you exceed th e10% CTR on the 1000000 i think that would be a miracle


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