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One of the things that you should deal with when you are a blogger is the management of your ad slots. The issue here is not for the beautification of the blog but for the sake of putting everything in order for the improvement of the blog and efficient working.  There are instances when Blank Banner Ads Slots appear on your blog or website. And normally, this is the cause of asynchronous ads or Geo Targeted Ads from adnetworks like Adsense, IZEA Media, MadAdsMedia and many more.

We have to understand that there are ads that are not in congruent with other ads and you should know that. This is for the benefit of your blog or website in order for it not to contrast with the existing ads that will eventually peril your application and income. If you are not so sure about the congruency and compatibility of the ads, you have to learn more about it.


As additional information, you should learn about some of the ways to tweak ads in order to fit to your slot. Remember that you are not just putting an ad on your site for the sole purpose of attraction but you are basically making money out of it. Let us start.

Usually, an ads space on our site is made to be an earning tool for our blog, and we can always maximized the use of it. I believe that I am not alone in seeing blank banner ads slot on our site sometimes or most of the time and it is not pleasing to see those bank widgets or that blank ads slot specially for our site visitors., so I will be suggesting two basic solutions to avoid that blank banner ads slot.

Here's the Solution for Blank Banner Ads Slot for Every Blogger or Website

1. Add Borders on Banner Ads Slot: By adding border on your ads slot it will show the border even if the ads slot is blank or no ads are showing which will make your site alignment nice to view. Below are the code you need to add on every ads slot you want to add borders, just edit your ads slot widget and add the following codes before your ads code.


2. Add Image Background on Banner Ads Slot: This is useful if you want to show any image on the blank ads slots on your site. Any image will do but make it sure the size is same with the actual ads slot sizes (728x90, 300x250, 160x600). The most useful image to show as background is an "advertise here" banners which can help you to get a direct advertisers on your site, this is what I am using on my blog.


http://po.st/tbsbanner can be change to any image you want to add. You can see on this blog the flashing "advertise here" banner image showing on top and side widgets, those are banner ads slot with most of the time are not showing ads due to Geo targeted ads wherein only selected countries or IP can see the ads on that slots.



Customization

*1px  = can be changed to 2px or 3px, this will be the size of borders
*solid  = can be changed to dashed, dotted, outset, inset, groove, double and the likes, this will be the appearance of the border lines
*black  = can be changed to any color you like using our color picker here, this will be the color of your borders
*transparent = can be change to any color you like  using our color picker here, this will be the background inside the borders
*center =  can be changed to left or right, this will be the alignment of the contents inside the borders


Take note that adding lot of images on your blog homepage or widgets will decrease your website or blog page load speed, so avoid adding to much images. If you believe that maximizing banner ads slot usage is your priority, so then you must consider adding banner image backgrounds on your ads slots.

If you have further queries or if you want to share your thoughts in relation with the solution for blank banner ads slots for your site just post your comment below, thanks
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I'm Frank from Philippines. born on July 20, 1986 Author of www.theblogservices.net. I was a blogger since July 2010, I have a great passion about blogging and all other stuff online. Follow Me on Google+ or Like our official FB Page HERE

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12 comments:

  1. Great tutorial. You of course don't want to highlight that you have a looooot of space available.

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    1. Yes that's true, thanks for the recommendation.

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  2. I also think that adding borders will help your ads to stand out drawing your visitors in and making you more money.

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    1. Its always a plus if you emphasized your ads using boarders, this one is effective and result to higher earnings. Happy blogging

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  3. Thank you for this information! A very clear tutorial and very useful, especially for a beginner blogger like me.

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    1. Your welcome. Welcome to the blogging world specially in monetizing part of blogging!

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  4. ugh. these things give me a headache. It's like a necessary evil. thank you for explaining the ins and outs.

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    1. Your welcome. Those blank ads normally showing in most of adsense ads slots. This is the best solution...

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  5. This is so helpful! thank you so much for sharing!

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    1. your welcome. thanks for leaving a comment!

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  6. Thank you for this info. Please I am a beginner on blogging, help me I need to know how to add an empty slot. Can someone help me please and please

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    1. If you wish to add an empty slot or widget on your blog just go to your blogger dashboard on the layout add an html widget then just
      inside the html box to make it blank.

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