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Detrimental AdSense Change For Publishers

22 Jan
2008

I recently stopped by Darren Rowse’s blog just to see what he’s talking about and found out about a policy change that AdSense made recently. He was furious about it and he has every right to be so.

Below is an exerpt of his entry but you can read the whole post HERE:

———–Begin Quote From Darren———
AdSense Referrals Retired for Publishers outside of North America, Latin America and Japan.

If YOU as a publisher are outside of North America, Latin America, and Japan – you’ll no longer be able to participate in the referral program.

Yes you hear me right, its about the location of you as a publisher that excludes you from participating in the AdSense referral system. It’s got nothing to do with your audience’s location, the topic you write about, the quality of your blog or any other factor – it’s about where you blog from.

I’m not privy to the reasoning for this – they simply say ‘We’ve found that this referral product has not performed as well as we had hoped in these regions’ – but in my mind this is stupidity to the ultimate degree.
———–End Quote From Darren———

I guess it’s good time that FAN will launch, soon, ey?

Kevin Lam
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Kevin Lam is a self-taught internet marketer, web developer and traffic conversion expert that started since he was 17 in 2000. Even throughout his 5 years in the Navy, Kevin continued to hone his skills. Kevin now owns multiple digital companies including a Strategic, Digital Marketing Firm, a Sales Funnel Concierge Service, General Support Company and other digital products.

1 comment

  1. Bob Riley | April 6, 2008 at 7:07 pm

    That’s just pure crap what Google is doing. I hope your FAN hurry up and do something to give us publishers a fair game. Keep up the hard work.

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