While working on my friends and family finalization,I discovered an interesting site here. Why?I mean nothing spectacular right? Well if you look at the ads it’s nothing but a google adsense site. However it’s how he’s getting traffic to it that’s interesting.
I found it on backpage.com. I wouldn’t be surprised if it’s on craigslist as well. Basically people search for work and see ads on the site and SOMEHOW, his ads show his adsense on it!!!! Yup… his ads on backpage somehow iframe his adsense into the ad itself… So when people click the ads on backpage… this guy gets paid. Normally I’m not too hot on adsense these days, but if you can get free traffic from Backpage & Craigslist and they click our ads…your in 100% profit.
The conversion rate must be high because they don’t have to click a link to his site first… the ads have adsense in them. that’s what’s bizarre…. Might be worth looking into and testing the duplication.
On second thoughts, upon re-visiting my backpage strategies, I remember that you used t be able to post with iframe codes. However, they stopped it due to abuse.,,…. but maybe that was only for the ‘dating’ section. maybe it’s still allowed for the other sections, and this guy is iframing his adsense – from his site, into the ad. I bet that’s what it is….