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Google Cans Adsense For Domains

Discussion in 'PPC Advertising' started by Cooper Mills DomainLawyer, Feb 23, 2012.

  1. Cooper Mills DomainLawyer

    Cooper Mills DomainLawyer Membership: VIP

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    Overnight Google has announced that it is dropping its Adsense for Domains product, which was an alternative to traditional parking. Not sure how many people here it will effect

    We’re contacting you because you’re using AdSense for Domains to monetize your undeveloped domains. After evaluating the benefits of our partner network, we’ve decided to retire the Hosted domains product within AdSense. Going forward, undeveloped domains will only be served through our existing AdSense for Domains distribution network.
    Our records show that 5 of your Hosted domains will be affected by this upcoming change, which will follow the schedule below:

    March 21: You’ll no longer be able to create new Hosted domains
    April 18: Hosted domains will become inactive and it’ll no longer be possible to earn from them
    June 27: Hosted domains will no longer be available in AdSense accounts
     
  2. DavidL

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    Yeah I got an email about that. Saying 23 of my domains will be affected but I'm pretty sure I never set it up in the first place!

    Interesting move - I really wonder why they are doing this?
     
  3. Chris.C

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    Ah balls...

    : (
     
  4. findtim

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    seems like we know why now why, they had a long term plan to wipe MFA domains and wanted to wash their hands first.

    tim
     
  5. DnEbook

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    They now have data on your names and those that were never popular in the type in searches may be penalised down the road ?? ... just saying
     
  6. snoopy

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    I don't think the service ever got popular, better off outsourced and probably not worthwhile for google to run. Conflict of interest also with other parking cos.