Blogger ccTLD Redirects Break Adsense URL Channels

Google Blogger recently started redirecting visitors to the ccTLD version of Blogger appropriate for the reader’s location. Unfortunately, this has broken URL Channels in Google Adsense.
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Blogger – How To Add Adsense Inside Single Posts Only

I was recently optimizing Adsense on one of my Blogger sites and decided I wanted to place Adsense inside the posts – but only on single posts, not on the home page or in the archives. Here’s how.

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Google Adsense Serving Up Malware?

Tonight I was browsing the Internet, when my virus software notified me of a potential threat from openstat.ws. None of the websites open in Firefox had a link to this site in the source. After some investigation, it appears that the potentially malicious site is called by Google Adsense.

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Spammed By A Master (Of Making Money Online)

One side-effect of making your blog DoFollow is an increase in traffic. Unfortunately, it also leads to an increase in comment spam – and I’ve recently been spammed by Make Money Online Master. Continue reading

Make Money Online – Don’t Forget Your Existing Skills

A lot of my favourite blogs discuss making money online. I’ve been plotting how I can get in on the action – but I recently had a revelation. While reading about the many different strategies, I’d lost sight of what’s most likely to make me decent money online: leveraging my existing skill set. Continue reading

Chinese New Year – Introducing My New China Blog

Happy Chinese New Year! The arrival of the Chinese New Year seems like a good time to announce my new blog at jobsinchina.com. Primarily a blog, for now, JobsInChina will cover issues related to living and working in China. Continue reading

The Adsense Dilemma (Or How To Make Money)

Adsense – some love it, some hate it. It doesn’t work for all sites, but there’s no denying that on the right site, it can make a lot of money.

Most beginners don’t understand what type of site it works well on. They slap Adsense on their blog and expect the cash to come rolling in. Of course, it doesn’t. Why? Because Adsense doesn’t work well on their type of site.

In this article, I explain the underlying principle of Adsense and look at the attributes of sites that are successful with Adsense. Continue reading