Switched To Clickbump Theme's, CPC dropped over 50% !?

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I was trying to maximize my CTR and CPC by split testing different themes and placing, but when I was doing so my CPC dropped by over 50% which obviously cut my income in half.

I'm not too worried, because if nothing changes over the new few days I'll just change back, but is there something else I should know?

I'm fairly new so I really don't know all the little details with adsense/seo and I could have screwed something up.

Thanks in advance,

Jeremy
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  • Profile picture of the author yukon
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    Which CTR theme are you running on your site?

    Last time I checked CTR had 3 themes?
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    • Profile picture of the author InTheMaking
      Originally Posted by yukon View Post

      Which CTR theme are you running on your site?

      Last time I checked CTR had 3 themes?
      I'm using a Clickbump theme, not sure if we're talking about the same themes since theres like 13 to choose from on clickbump. I'm going with the default one with the Ce4 version.

      on the plus side throughout the day my CTR rose probably .15 cents but it's still .30 cents below where it was at before, bad day haha

      hopefully in the next few days it adjusts.
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  • Profile picture of the author That Guy
    Originally Posted by InTheMaking View Post

    Thanks in advance,

    Jeremy

    WTF?! Your name is Jeremy? Wasn't the other Jeremy the one that helped you make $50/day through Adsense in a month's time? If so it looks like tomorrow I'll be going to court to change my name to Jeremy. Seems to be a lucky one to have in terms of internet marketing.
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    • Profile picture of the author InTheMaking
      Originally Posted by That Guy View Post

      WTF?! Your name is Jeremy? Wasn't the other Jeremy the one that helped you make $50/day through Adsense in a month's time? If so it looks like tomorrow I'll be going to court to change my name to Jeremy. Seems to be a lucky one to have in terms of internet marketing.
      hahah yeah Jeremy's a pretty sweet name I guess hey
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  • Profile picture of the author warriorseo
    CPC is not a consistent factor.It changes all the time as the bids in adwords vary depending on the bidder.Sometimes you get high CPC and in some low.And also how many adblocs you are using also effects the earnings from your site.
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  • Profile picture of the author unlimitedwealth
    Clickbump is one of the best out there in the market. Don't worry. You got a very robust wordpress theme optimized for adsense.
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  • Profile picture of the author mbmehmet
    Hey bro!

    No idea how that happened but hey, you could always check out the forums of Mr Clickbump and spend 8 hours finding your answer! Good luck bra....




    Originally Posted by InTheMaking View Post

    I was trying to maximize my CTR and CPC by split testing different themes and placing, but when I was doing so my CPC dropped by over 50% which obviously cut my income in half.

    I'm not too worried, because if nothing changes over the new few days I'll just change back, but is there something else I should know?

    I'm fairly new so I really don't know all the little details with adsense/seo and I could have screwed something up.

    Thanks in advance,

    Jeremy
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  • Profile picture of the author MikeMorgan
    Check it about a week and then you can make a decision on whether to use it or reverse it .
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    • Profile picture of the author GeronimoBee
      I really don't see how the theme could've effected your CPC, your CTR yes but not the CPC.
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  • Profile picture of the author Blakers
    If its worth anything, my ctr was horrendous on 7/6 after having fairly decent days over the holiday weekend. I use the Ctr Theme and get about 450 impressions a day. Its probably best to allow a couple days or longer as a testing period.
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  • Profile picture of the author heavens9002
    Try using ctr theme...there are many available, adsense pro, adsense pro ultimate, magnum, beink, etc
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  • Profile picture of the author bleepli
    Try adsense pro CTR Theme, if you haven't...
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  • Profile picture of the author outwest
    Themes dont govern CTR
    I would say its more along the lines of Ad colors and placement
    Niche of the site..........Content of the site.....................etc
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    • Profile picture of the author theverysmartguy
      Originally Posted by outwest View Post

      Themes dont govern CTR
      I would say its more along the lines of Ad colors and placement
      Niche of the site..........Content of the site.....................etc
      Outwest,

      That is what those themes do. They place the ads in the best possible places on the site to get the best possible CTR. Hence why they are called what they are called: CTR Theme, Clickbump Theme.

      Clickbump has a bunch of layouts that you can go for, all depending on what you are after.

      If you don't have the full package, then you can buy the many different themes in members site. They have a bunch designed especially for high CTR.

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      • Profile picture of the author Cantbedone!
        Originally Posted by theverysmartguy View Post

        Outwest,

        That is what those themes do. They place the ads in the best possible places on the site to get the best possible CTR. Hence why they are called what they are called: CTR Theme, Clickbump Theme.

        Clickbump has a bunch of layouts that you can go for, all depending on what you are after.

        If you don't have the full package, then you can buy the many different themes in members site. They have a bunch designed especially for high CTR.

        -- Jeff

        Sorry but you guys are still remarkably confused if you believe that themes are going to get you improved ctr. I have seen so many posts by people who seem so confused when they switch over and their ctr drops instead of improving or doesn't change much at all.

        Neither clickbumb or ctr theme or any other paid theme will place ads in any position that you cannot already place ads in any decent free 3 column WP themes.

        When I started, I tried every CTR increasing theme I could find and never did I ever see an increase in ctr with any of them. What I did find was that my content, my ad placement and my ad colors did have a significant impact and focusing on that has helped me optimize my ctr.

        CTR depends on too many factors that have a much bigger impact than your theme ever will.

        Don't get me wrong, some of these themes are great themes for many reasons but magically improving your ctr by knowing some super secret ad placement is not one of them.
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