Adsense for Feeds

May 17th, 2005 at 10:29 pm

If you are a current AdSense publisher and your feed has more than 100 active subscribers, you may qualify for participation in AdSense for feeds (BETA).

You can now apply to take part in the Google Adsense-for-feeds program if your site matches their criteria (mine doesn’t). The ads-in-rss debate should be heating up real soon now.

At least they’ve outlined some pretty decent ‘best practices‘.

As with many promising technologies feeds haven’t quite hit the mainstream yet, nor are the business models entirely sorted out. Enter AdSense for feeds, launching today in beta. The idea is simple: advertisers have their ads placed in the most appropriate feed articles; publishers are paid for their original content; readers see relevant advertising – and in the long run, more quality feeds to choose from. Given the great flexibility that feeds can offer, it’s essential to get the modelright, especially so that readers are satisfied. Towards this end we have outlined what we believe are some best practices