[FoRK] Should we add some ads to FoRK-archive? At 60K hits/day...

Lucas Gonze lgonze
Wed Oct 12 15:19:59 PDT 2005

Rohit Khare wrote:

> So far, I've learned one thing from the AdSense experience that 
> explains a lot. Of the 283 hits on the two months worth of FoRK I've 
> instrumented today, Google has recorded *8* page impressions.
> Even putting aside that some of the 722 hits over the past two days 
> are me, testing the system, is a total of only 80 impressions really 
> supposed to suggest that 90% of the traffic to xent is from bots or 
> non-JavaScript-enabled/ad-blocking browsers?
> Anyone else had experience with an order-of-magnitude discrepancy 
> between pageviews? Should I add a test web bug gif to cross-check this?

Use sitemeter to cross-check the stats from Adsense.  In my experience 
they get fairly similar results, but the differences are enough to make 
it worthwhile to have both.

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