Ever since I read Dexter’s tip on redirecting posts, I also applied it to my blog. After a few days of using it, I noticed some good and bad effects to my blog.
Let us start first with the bad effect which is the massive drop of pageviews in my blog (So depressing!). Now for the good effect is the increase in adsense earnings.
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A lot of my search engine visitors are perverts!!!
Everytime I look at the keywords that drives traffic to my blogs, 9 out of ten of them are searching for pinay $candals. At first, I was ok with this because I was happy of the increase of perverts, I mean visitors to my blog. However, I realized that what’s the point of getting lots of visitors but you get nothing out of it? Even if I put adsense in the posts, it won’t have an effect because Adsense doesn’t show ads for s-e-x related topics.
So in the end, I’m just wasting my precious bandwidth on these perverts.
Dexter’s brilliant idea
I was doing my readings in Google Reader and I found this post by Dexter on how he used the redirection plug-in to redirect his pervy visitors to his other posts. I thought about it and said to my self, this is a great idea! So I applied the redirect plug-in too.
The bad results – massive drop in blog visitors
When I checked my stats, I got a big shock. Anyone who owns that site/blog that sees this will. My visits were declining. I really don’t know why. The only change that I did was to add redirection so that’s my first suspect but I’m not really so sure. (Dexter, if you are reading this, can you confirm? or am I just unlucky? )
The good results – Adsense earnings goes up!
This will be the first time I’ll be posting my pathetic adsense earnings but I have to say, this is my best week after adding adsense to my blog months ago. (Please don’t laugh at my adsense performance hehe)
Less perverts (maybe?) and more adsense earnings. I’m happy with the results but I really need to investigate on why my visitors suddenly took a plunge. Anybody got an idea?
I also need to remind myself to make a guide on how to use the wordpress redirection plug-in. Watch out for it soon.
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