Is Adsense worthwhile?

by ben500
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Hiya

I am just about to upload my website. At what point would it be worthwhile putting Adsense ads on there? I want to keep is clearn and more appealing until I have enough uniques to make ads worth putting on.
#adsense #worthwhile
  • Profile picture of the author Michael Harris
    The longer you wait to put adsense on your site the longer it will take for them to earn you and income.

    There are also other alternatives to making money selling advertising space on your website, places like buysellads.com, but for these places you will need to have traffic coming to your site.
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  • Profile picture of the author ara67
    word of caution with adsense, if you don't get traffic from sites that google likes, they will cancel your account and not pay any money you have earned, also there are sites that say they are good for adsense traffic but the contrary is the fact, there are many other ways you can monetize your site.....
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  • Profile picture of the author NeedBucksNow
    Depends on what kind of website you have.? I would recommend adding a mix of adsense and amazon ads as I have done in my site. The problem with adsense is that you are going to need quite a bit of traffic to make any decent profit and you don't get to choose what kind of ad is being shown to your visitors. At least with the amazon ads you have a chance of getting somebody that could order $100's of dollars of products and possibly make you much more than you would for a click.
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    • Profile picture of the author Aitzaz
      Originally Posted by NeedBucksNow View Post

      Depends on what kind of website you have.? I would recommend adding a mix of adsense and amazon ads as I have done in my site. The problem with adsense is that you are going to need quite a bit of traffic to make any decent profit and you don't get to choose what kind of ad is being shown to your visitors. At least with the amazon ads you have a chance of getting somebody that could order $100's of dollars of products and possibly make you much more than you would for a click.
      How to put Amazon ads on our website?
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  • Profile picture of the author ChrisNosal
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    Originally Posted by ben500 View Post

    Hiya

    I am just about to upload my website. At what point would it be worthwhile putting Adsense ads on there? I want to keep is clearn and more appealing until I have enough uniques to make ads worth putting on.
    There's no definite answer, but I'd say when you start building a steady readership, and you can count on at least 10 (or some number you set) comments on every post you write, and a certain number of shares and other things - basically wait until you've got your growth momentum going, and your site has an established reputation.
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    • Profile picture of the author heavenswebmaster
      Originally Posted by ChrisNosal View Post

      There's no definite answer, but I'd say when you start building a steady readership, and you can count on at least 10 (or some number you set) comments on every post you write, and a certain number of shares and other things - basically wait until you've got your growth momentum going, and your site has an established reputation.
      I agree with Chris...
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  • Wait until you have some traffic coming into your website. Like has been already mentioned, you will need a lot of traffic so hope you plan on creating an authority site.
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  • Profile picture of the author ben500
    Its health and fitness sub niche.

    Will be using Amazon products with links too.

    Lots of self written info, about 7000 words so far ready to be split into 10 sections.
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    • Profile picture of the author varmansk
      If its health related and own content then u have a chance of earning good amount of money from adsense proof is that i am earning a good amount for my health website though the visitors are very less
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  • Profile picture of the author Lucian Lada
    I hear that this resource is a very good start to learning the intricacies of AdWords: Google AdWords For Dummies: Howie Jacobson,...Google AdWords For Dummies: Howie Jacobson,...
    I haven't read it, but I know a very respected Warrior who did, and found it very helpful.
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    • Profile picture of the author ben500
      Thanks for all the replies.

      Very newbie question here. What is Adwords in relation to Adsense?
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      • Profile picture of the author MyGolden
        Originally Posted by ben500 View Post

        Thanks for all the replies.

        Very newbie question here. What is Adwords in relation to Adsense?
        Adsense is for publishers and Adwords is for advertisers,
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      • Profile picture of the author jon2009
        Originally Posted by ben500 View Post

        Thanks for all the replies.

        Very newbie question here. What is Adwords in relation to Adsense?
        Adsense gets you $ FROM Google to let them put ads on your site.
        Adwords gives your $ TO Google to put your ads on other sites and in the search results.
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  • Profile picture of the author beiter
    Depends on your niche, but $$ will not be that high....
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  • Profile picture of the author Slade556
    They have some standards by which they approve your account or not, you will find them on their website, the main thing is to have at least a few good quality articles posted, they don't approve 'empty' websites.
    Whether Adsense is worthwhile or not though, no one can answer that but you. It depends on how much traffic you'll have, it depends on your niche and on a whole bunch of other factors.
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  • Profile picture of the author awledd
    In my opinion you need lots of traffic and good niche to make some good money. I make around 100 per month with 10,000 uniques per month website.
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    • Profile picture of the author Devilfish168
      Originally Posted by awledd View Post

      In my opinion you need lots of traffic and good niche to make some good money. I make around 100 per month with 10,000 uniques per month website.
      10, 000 k = 100 bucks ?

      gee like that how about those managed to earn a decent income of 1 k and above?
      that means their website got more than 10k visitors PER day no doubt about it?
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      • Profile picture of the author wolfdogg
        Originally Posted by Devilfish168 View Post

        10, 000 k = 100 bucks ?

        gee like that how about those managed to earn a decent income of 1 k and above?
        that means their website got more than 10k visitors PER day no doubt about it?
        You're doing better with higher paying clicks that I ever did. When I was making $1000 - $3000 a month with AdSense, I was averaging .50 a click almost like clockwork. I could look at my stats and almost guess what my next AdSense paycheck was going to be.
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  • Are you willing to share how many unique visits you are currently getting? If it is still in the very early stages, wait it out a while.

    You will sit more favourably with Google if you have more daily visitors from the start.
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  • Profile picture of the author 6figure101
    Every time I have tested Adsense vs CPA offers or Affiliate offers, Adsense loses. I always seem to find a better converting offer than Adsense.

    This has been my experience. I am sure some Adsense experts would disagree!

    So I guess what I am saying is - Test everything!

    Good luck!
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    • Profile picture of the author Kay King
      My advice is simple - stop looking at extraneous ads, etc and upload your site.

      You can't get visitors until your site is online. You can add adsense once you start having visitors - until then it's a waste of time to think about it.

      I think you are procrastinating about putting your site online (and it's normal for a new marketer to do that). It's not that big a deal - just do it! You are asking about ads and services that can't do anything for you until your site is online and indexed and getting some traffic.

      The worst site online will make more money than the "almost perfect" site still sitting on your computer....
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      • Profile picture of the author Devilfish168
        Originally Posted by Kay King View Post

        My advice is simple - stop looking at extraneous ads, etc and upload your site.

        You can't get visitors until your site is online. You can add adsense once you start having visitors - until then it's a waste of time to think about it.

        I think you are procrastinating about putting your site online (and it's normal for a new marketer to do that). It's not that big a deal - just do it! You are asking about ads and services that can't do anything for you until your site is online and indexed and getting some traffic.

        The worst site online will make more money than the "almost perfect" site still sitting on your computer....
        what you mean on your last sentence? why worst site make more money than a " almost perfect " site?
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        • Profile picture of the author Kay King
          Read the sentence again.

          "worst site online"

          ""almost perfect" site still sitting on your computer...."

          He has not yet uploaded his site to the internet - there is NO earning potential if a site is not online.
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    • Profile picture of the author aivil
      Originally Posted by 6figure101 View Post

      Every time I have tested Adsense vs CPA offers or Affiliate offers, Adsense loses. I always seem to find a better converting offer than Adsense.

      This has been my experience. I am sure some Adsense experts would disagree!

      So I guess what I am saying is - Test everything!

      Good luck!
      Well, you are right and you are wrong! It Depends on the niche and geographical location of the traffic you get.
      I see many sites do much better with AdSense while others don't perform well for AdSense.
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      • Profile picture of the author Devilfish168
        one thing we all don't know is ....

        how they calculate the earnings.

        Sometimes you can get many visitors with clicks the earning irony less than less visitors with no click.

        but important still click from visitors which what we aim .

        one click the earning is far more than visitors just come your site see the ad.

        this is what I noticed .

        I really admire those success on adsense....is actually hard to maintain a constant flow of visitors PER day.
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    • Profile picture of the author SteveJocks
      Good answer... I would do an AD NETWORK like advertising.com or BuySellAds or manage it my self or promote my own product before using AdSense - Why get paid pennies when you can get paid dollars!
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  • Profile picture of the author melchidex88
    In my opinion, Adsense died a long time ago with the increasing ad blindness among visitors. You're better of doing content ads.
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    • Profile picture of the author Slade556
      Originally Posted by melchidex88 View Post

      In my opinion, Adsense died a long time ago with the increasing ad blindness among visitors. You're better of doing content ads.
      I disagree. Some people still earn a decent income from Adsense. Some do not, I too have heard about how the ads stopped paying as they used to (heck, there are so many ads that pay you $0,01 per click! What is that?? ), but some niches are still a good source of income if you use Adsense.
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  • Profile picture of the author discrat
    Originally Posted by ben500 View Post

    Hiya

    I am just about to upload my website. At what point would it be worthwhile putting Adsense ads on there? I want to keep is clearn and more appealing until I have enough uniques to make ads worth putting on.
    If you have been approved for Adsense then go ahead and slap up some Ads. Do not wait. And yes it is definitely worth pursuing Adsense.

    Just do not make it your sole stream of income.

    It is way too unpredictable


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  • Profile picture of the author stackman
    AdSense ain't what it used to be. I joined AdSense in the beginning before every web site in the world had them, and have made many hundreds of thousands of dollars from it. Although I still make decent money from it, it has slowed down considerably due to the fact that almost every site has them now, viewers are either blind to them or have clicked somewhere else, and they don't work well on attention-challenged users of smartphones, which is where a significant percentage of web traffic comes from these days.

    If you have a web site that has good high-quality content in a fairly narrow niche, AdSense is still the way to go. Of course it helps if the niche is one in which Google has plenty of high-paying ads to deliver.

    Someone mentioned Amazon as an alternative to AdSense. Not in my long experience. The problem is that the Amazon cookie is only good for 24 hours and many people don't make instant decisions on buying a product -- not on those that are expensive enough to result in a good commission.
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    • Profile picture of the author Devilfish168
      Originally Posted by stackman View Post

      AdSense ain't what it used to be. I joined AdSense in the beginning before every web site in the world had them, and have made many hundreds of thousands of dollars from it. Although I still make decent money from it, it has slowed down considerably due to the fact that almost every site has them now, viewers are either blind to them or have clicked somewhere else, and they don't work well on attention-challenged users of smartphones, which is where a significant percentage of web traffic comes from these days.

      If you have a web site that has good high-quality content in a fairly narrow niche, AdSense is still the way to go. Of course it helps if the niche is one in which Google has plenty of high-paying ads to deliver.

      Someone mentioned Amazon as an alternative to AdSense. Not in my long experience. The problem is that the Amazon cookie is only good for 24 hours and many people don't make instant decisions on buying a product -- not on those that are expensive enough to result in a good commission.

      even for amazon competition is there due to " cheaper " stuffs from china.
      recently I noticed not much clicks for my amazon ...even have a lot also no sales.hmmm...
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  • Profile picture of the author Jeremy Morgan
    Put the ads up now. Don't expect much until you have around 1000 uniques a day or more. Even then it entirely depends on your content.

    Which adsense ads show up is dependent on two things:

    - Your content and what it's about
    - The browsing habits of the visitor

    Believe it or not both of those things you can control. Creating content that shows certain types of ads is difficult, but possible. Only long term analysis will tell you which types of ads give you a higher pay per click, but once you figure it out you can tailor your content around it. Same with your visitors, you can attract a certain demographic of visitors with your content. Again it takes time and careful analysis but can be well worth it.

    For instance I have a blog about programming that gets high traffic, but few clicks. When they do click the payout is high, but the clicks are much more rare. This is likely due to ad blindness from a highly technical audience who just wants to get the info and go.

    I have humor sites that get less traffic, but lots of clicks. Those clicks are lower paying, but there are so many of them it adds up fast. Since I don't have a lot of text content on these sites the ads served are most likely generated by the visitor's browsing habits. It's an ongoing thing to try and figure this out.

    Anyway, best of luck to you and try to apply basic marketing principles to your strategy and set yourself up for the long game. There are still tons of people making a lot of money off Adsense.
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  • Profile picture of the author stackman
    I neglected to mention one of the other changes in AdSense that I believe has impacted clicks and earnings.

    For many years, the Google ads presented on a web page were based entirely on the content of the page and topic of the web site. In my case, the ads were nearly always relevant.

    Now .... only some of the ads are content and topic related. Many are now based on the viewers browsing and search history. From my own personal experience, I'm not interested in seeing ads for a product that I may have had a casual interest in several days ago, or a product that I've already purchased. My ads were more productive when they only related to my content.
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    • Profile picture of the author John Rogers
      I recently saw a Flippa auction for a site that was getting 54,000 uniques per month and generating $140 in adsense revenue. Not a terribly good monetization model.
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      • Profile picture of the author stackman
        Originally Posted by John Rogers View Post

        I recently saw a Flippa auction for a site that was getting 54,000 uniques per month and generating $140 in adsense revenue. Not a terribly good monetization model.
        Knowing nothing about the site or how it utilized AdSense, not sure if any real conclusions can be drawn. I've had sites that had similar traffic and produced much more AdSense revenue, but also had similar sites that did practically nothing.
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      • Profile picture of the author jasondinner
        Originally Posted by John Rogers View Post

        I recently saw a Flippa auction for a site that was getting 54,000 uniques per month and generating $140 in adsense revenue. Not a terribly good monetization model.
        All that tells me is either the guy sucked at ad unit selection and placement and/or his traffic sucked or wasn't US traffic.

        EDIT: When I said US, i should have said better traffic then let's say indonesian or iraqi traffic
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      • Profile picture of the author windjc
        Originally Posted by John Rogers View Post

        I recently saw a Flippa auction for a site that was getting 54,000 uniques per month and generating $140 in adsense revenue. Not a terribly good monetization model.
        I have a site that makes on average $25k a month, with $60 CPM and 23% CTR on 420,000 impressions a month.

        The moral of this story - it depends on your niche, your traffic, your placements and your content.

        No one on here can make any real comments on if adsense is the right move for someone else to make.
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        • Profile picture of the author rcarruth
          If you have a site, put it on the web. Regardless of whether you add the Adsense right now or not really doesn't matter. Your traffic will not be sufficient for it to make any money. You will have plenty of time to figure whether you want the ads and where you want to place them. In the meanwhile, your site will have the opportunity to get indexed so you can pick up some organic traffic, and you will hopefully garner relationships with other sites, depending on your niche. Adsense, at this point, doesn't matter..unless you're planning on using Adwords to drive traffic to your site. And that is unnecessary unless you are selling a product or service.
          Don't be confused by folks who use Adsense as their source of income. You must have the traffic or Adsense is a waste of space.
          Get your site up.. begin developing your traffic.. and then worry about Adsense..
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    • Profile picture of the author batchos
      I get and agree with your point because I have seen this firsthand; but how does Google make money from Adsense if this is true?

      Originally Posted by stackman View Post

      I neglected to mention one of the other changes in AdSense that I believe has impacted clicks and earnings.

      For many years, the Google ads presented on a web page were based entirely on the content of the page and topic of the web site. In my case, the ads were nearly always relevant.

      Now .... only some of the ads are content and topic related. Many are now based on the viewers browsing and search history. From my own personal experience, I'm not interested in seeing ads for a product that I may have had a casual interest in several days ago, or a product that I've already purchased. My ads were more productive when they only related to my content.
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  • Profile picture of the author talfighel
    Originally Posted by ben500 View Post

    Hiya

    I am just about to upload my website. At what point would it be worthwhile putting Adsense ads on there? I want to keep is clearn and more appealing until I have enough uniques to make ads worth putting on.
    Adsense pays you pennies and in my view, it ain't worth it.

    You would be better off to post affiliate programs.
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    • Profile picture of the author DABK
      In the mortgage industry it pays 2-5 dollars per hit for many keywords.

      There are other industries where it pays more.

      Look at how much people are bidding (Google keyword planner), figure you get some 20% of that (Years ago, I read a message from Google that said they pay 60% of the bid but, when I did adsense, I calculated my pay per hit and it always was around 20%. ).

      Anyway, if you go for niches where keywords have average bids in the $30's or higher, you can make decent money if you have the traffic.

      Originally Posted by talfighel View Post

      Adsense pays you pennies and in my view, it ain't worth it.

      You would be better off to post affiliate programs.
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  • Profile picture of the author blitz20
    The 50k+ I get paid from them each month says its worth it
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    • Profile picture of the author IronGloves
      Originally Posted by blitz20 View Post

      The 50k+ I get paid from them each month says its worth it
      Screenshot or it never happened
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      • Profile picture of the author Cagey Media
        Just in case anyone is interested, we are 90% done in developing a tool that creates traffic to your site, that will also convert your Adsense/Amazon ads. It is 100% natural looking, shows perfectly in Google Analytics, and so far on the tests we have done with Google they have paid everytime - no questions asked.

        I am a former Google programmer that worked on GA, as well as the Caffeine algorithm, and we have based the tool on some internal Google scripts that I created to test traffic patterns within GA.

        We will be looking for some beta testers shortly if anyone is interested.

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  • Profile picture of the author John Rogers
    Originally Posted by ben500 View Post

    Hiya

    I am just about to upload my website. At what point would it be worthwhile putting Adsense ads on there? I want to keep is clearn and more appealing until I have enough uniques to make ads worth putting on.
    What's the point of uploading the website? To make money? Did you have a monetization plan before creating or purchasing the site? I suspect you either did not, or you're following bad or outdated advice. Find something worthy of promoting, then construct the method of getting that offer to potential buyers (or clickers, or subscribers, or whatever). If your plan was Adsense to begin with, did you start with keyword research?
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  • Profile picture of the author Brent Stangel
    What is Adwords in relation to Adsense?
    Adwords is for advertisers, Adsense is for publishers.

    The ads you set up in Adwords can be seen on Google's search engine or content network. The ads placed on the content network are the Adsense ads you place on your site.
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  • Profile picture of the author pseudonymble
    I just sold off my forums last month
    35% of our revenue came from adsense. We were doing about $125-$175 per day depending on traffic. Adsense made sense to me, but the sites has loads of traffic. That was 2 forums that did about 1.5 million page views per month.

    I have blog that does about $100-125 per day in adsense rev and it is getting about 1.2 million page views per month

    We have a bunch of ways to monetize sites, but adsense pays the best IMO
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  • Profile picture of the author Re-cycle
    Adsense must be used as a supplementary income only. I currently have 1.5 million visitors per month avg and adsense makes me only around $7,000/month. The other ads/cpa offers and commissions make me an extra $14,000 on avg. so depending on your niche, layout and the location of your visitors, you might get different results. My traffic is from all around the world, only about 20% is from USA, so that should give you a hint to NOT target USA traffic only. As long as you can pull decent traffic (organically or paid) you can make a decent income. I recommend you put ads regardless of traffic, you need to test your results from the start and keep testing with layouts, ad positions, sizes, etc.
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    • Profile picture of the author Aitzaz
      Originally Posted by Re-cycle View Post

      Adsense must be used as a supplementary income only. I currently have 1.5 million visitors per month avg and adsense makes me only around $7,000/month. The other ads/cpa offers and commissions make me an extra $14,000 on avg. so depending on your niche, layout and the location of your visitors, you might get different results. My traffic is from all around the world, only about 20% is from USA, so that should give you a hint to NOT target USA traffic only. As long as you can pull decent traffic (organically or paid) you can make a decent income. I recommend you put ads regardless of traffic, you need to test your results from the start and keep testing with layouts, ad positions, sizes, etc.
      What is your niche?
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  • Profile picture of the author tacitinc
    I personally do not run ANY ads what so ever on new sites/builds - i simply do not wish to scare new clients / momentum away before it even has a chance to really begin. Unless it is a very very small, unintrusive adset then I normally wont do ANY banner ads / etc. for the first 6 months - This also depends on the niche but in general I think it is a better way to gain momentum - just my two cents
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  • The timing doesn't matter that much.

    If you website is getting quality traffic, adsense is a great option
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  • Profile picture of the author Ebuzznet
    yes.. if you have 1000+ traffic then you can make 300+$ per month... no other advertising network is as awesome as adsense... But make sure you have a quality website...
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  • Profile picture of the author Oscarfishlover
    Six months ago I was making nearly £700 a month with my AdSense. My earnings for April were £191, this month will probably be not much more. However, my daily visits have not declined at all. Clicks have declined a lot, probably half of what I was getting. I have tried everything to get back to where I was a few months ago but nothing seems to have worked. I've tried moving my AdSense units around, trying different positions. I've even made all of my AdSense units mobile responsive, nothing seems to have worked. If I was to point my finger at one reason why this is happening that would be mobile devices. I think that you are far less likely to get people clicking on your AdSense units if they are using a mobile phone than if they are using a desktop, or tablet.
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    • Profile picture of the author ED1190
      Originally Posted by Oscarfishlover View Post

      Six months ago I was making nearly £700 a month with my AdSense. My earnings for April were £191, this month will probably be not much more. However, my daily visits have not declined at all. Clicks have declined a lot, probably half of what I was getting. I have tried everything to get back to where I was a few months ago but nothing seems to have worked. I've tried moving my AdSense units around, trying different positions. I've even made all of my AdSense units mobile responsive, nothing seems to have worked. If I was to point my finger at one reason why this is happening that would be mobile devices. I think that you are far less likely to get people clicking on your AdSense units if they are using a mobile phone than if they are using a desktop, or tablet.
      The increase of mobile internet users has definitely not helped with Adsense.
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  • Profile picture of the author David Bynon
    I'd have to strongly disagree with you guys who are so emphatic about needing volumes of traffic to make good money with Google Adsense. This is NOT my experience.

    I make an average of $100 per day February through August, and up to $300 per day September through January on just two websites related to health insurance. And I don't have huge amounts of traffic.

    What matters most is the niche, the quality of your content, and your theme+ad placement.

    If you dabble in a niche of low-cost items, how can you possibly expect to make good money with any type of advertising, Google or otherwise?
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  • Profile picture of the author Bridgitte
    First you need to drive some traffic for your website and after add Google ad words and if is new website i don't know how good will look for Google.First you need to create some content, blog posts and update daily.
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  • Profile picture of the author essmeier
    Hard to say. Give it a try, but don't be surprised if Google just cancels your account, without warning or explanation. I had success with them from 2005-2012. I consistently received checks in the $500 range every month for about five years.

    One day, I noticed I hadn't been paid for a while. I tried to log in and it wouldn't work. I contacted them and they told me my account had been canceled. They refused to explain why, and they wouldn't even explain when they had done it. My account was just gone, and they told me that I was prohibited from doing business with them again for life.

    I don't go out of my way to do anything with, or for, Google anymore. I prefer to do business with companies that will actually tell me what's going on.

    YMMV.

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    • Profile picture of the author tacitinc
      Originally Posted by essmeier View Post

      Hard to say. Give it a try, but don't be surprised if Google just cancels your account, without warning or explanation. I had success with them from 2005-2012. I consistently received checks in the $500 range every month for about five years.

      One day, I noticed I hadn't been paid for a while. I tried to log in and it wouldn't work. I contacted them and they told me my account had been canceled. They refused to explain why, and they wouldn't even explain when they had done it. My account was just gone, and they told me that I was prohibited from doing business with them again for life.

      I don't go out of my way to do anything with, or for, Google anymore. I prefer to do business with companies that will actually tell me what's going on.

      YMMV.

      Charlie


      I think we've all been there man!! Nothing more frustrating than the Google ban hammer - they don't leave much room to mitigate the situation once its happened lol thats for sure

      I had them take me down years ago on a free documentary website I was running adsense on for years - was getting decent payouts per month ($500+) from google & all of a sudden i get a donotreply@ email from google saying I was permanently banned due to invalid clicking activity (mind you this was my FIRST ever offense/breaking of TOS)

      Come to find out a couple of russians were on a brute forcing crusade on the homepage for a couple days - and in that time managed to click on same ad like 3600+ times - it was rather obvious that it was from the hackers - i sent them trace route data & proof of where the clicks came from - but that did nothing for me... no one actually reviews any of the rebudtle forms you send in after your banned lol it just goes on a 2 week delayed auto responder which replies with "weve reviewed your application and have determined to continue with your ban..." lol

      It was a joke - the biggest LOL about it is the messages they send users saying "Your earnings will be credited back to the advertisers who have paid for this invalid / false advertising" - what a joke - Have any of you , ever once, received a "credit" from google into your Adwords accounts for the month of false clicks youve paid for??? LOL NO NEVER! and you never will - Im sure at the rate they ban publishers (who can just make a new email and sign up again) they add a few billion dollars to their bottom line each year...

      Gotttttta love it lol
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      • Profile picture of the author ED1190
        Originally Posted by tacitinc View Post

        I think we've all been there man!! Nothing more frustrating than the Google ban hammer - they don't leave much room to mitigate the situation once its happened lol thats for sure

        I had them take me down years ago on a free documentary website I was running adsense on for years - was getting decent payouts per month ($500+) from google & all of a sudden i get a donotreply@ email from google saying I was permanently banned due to invalid clicking activity (mind you this was my FIRST ever offense/breaking of TOS)

        Come to find out a couple of russians were on a brute forcing crusade on the homepage for a couple days - and in that time managed to click on same ad like 3600+ times - it was rather obvious that it was from the hackers - i sent them trace route data & proof of where the clicks came from - but that did nothing for me... no one actually reviews any of the rebudtle forms you send in after your banned lol it just goes on a 2 week delayed auto responder which replies with "weve reviewed your application and have determined to continue with your ban..." lol

        It was a joke - the biggest LOL about it is the messages they send users saying "Your earnings will be credited back to the advertisers who have paid for this invalid / false advertising" - what a joke - Have any of you , ever once, received a "credit" from google into your Adwords accounts for the month of false clicks youve paid for??? LOL NO NEVER! and you never will - Im sure at the rate they ban publishers (who can just make a new email and sign up again) they add a few billion dollars to their bottom line each year...

        Gotttttta love it lol
        This is why I have an Adsense click fraud plugin installed on both of my Adsense earnings sites, so nobody decides to click bomb my ads.
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        Funny you say that as I just got a $17 credit for invalid clicks on my AdWords account.
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  • Profile picture of the author sirjorgeofculver
    Post your URL so that we can at least give you an educated answer. All these hypotheticals don't work. If you can't post URL for reference, then you're just like the rest...scared or lying about their work.
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  • Profile picture of the author PedroPenduko
    My main income is from Adsense. I am running a news website that generate at least $1,500 a month and I am satisfied. Adsense is still my best choice. My biggest earning was last December. I earned $3,465 from Adsense in just one site...

    Banning is not a concern anymore if you are following the guidelines. They always send email/warnings if you commit minor mistakes like duplicate content. Support now is easy to reach.
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    • Profile picture of the author ahounddog
      Originally Posted by PedroPenduko View Post

      My main income is from Adsense. I am running a news website that generate at least $1,500 a month and I am satisfied. Adsense is still my best choice. My biggest earning was last December. I earned $3,465 from Adsense in just one site...

      Banning is not a concern anymore if you are following the guidelines. They always send email/warnings if you commit minor mistakes like duplicate content. Support now is easy to reach.
      How many visitors are you getting, if you don't mind my asking?
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  • Profile picture of the author nmwf
    Just so you know, the number of Internet users who block ads is increasing. "There are about 144 million active adblock users around the world. " 2014 Report – Adblocking Goes Mainstream | Inside PageFair
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    • Profile picture of the author ED1190
      Originally Posted by nmwf View Post

      Just so you know, the number of Internet users who block ads is increasing. "There are about 144 million active adblock users around the world. " 2014 Report - Adblocking Goes Mainstream | Inside PageFair
      This hasn't helped either, but people are still making good money off Adsense, so it isn't that bad. I'm currently making some decent money off Adsense (about a few hundred to a thousand a month).
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      • Profile picture of the author foreverstray
        I have had a site up for the last two months and only made 69p on Adsense. Although to be fair I only promoted the site for a week and only got 2000 overall visitors.

        Adsense works very differently for everyone though.
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    • Profile picture of the author advent
      Originally Posted by nmwf View Post

      Just so you know, the number of Internet users who block ads is increasing. "There are about 144 million active adblock users around the world. " 2014 Report - Adblocking Goes Mainstream | Inside PageFair
      ad me too on that list. so usage of ad blocker will affect the ad sense revenue ?? i had seen a lots of ads if we use ad block.
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    • Profile picture of the author johndougs
      Originally Posted by nmwf View Post

      Just so you know, the number of Internet users who block ads is increasing. "There are about 144 million active adblock users around the world. " 2014 Report - Adblocking Goes Mainstream | Inside PageFair
      I would love to surf the web without adblock+ but those darn javascript rodens steal the browser and cpu from me. So it is adblock, ghost, and others to the recue.
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  • Profile picture of the author diogoim
    Hi

    My 2 cents:

    1. Create a product
    2. Sell it on Warrior Forum
    3. build a list of loyal subscribers
    4. when not promoting them offers send them to your website (that has adsense)
    5. Profit from both sources, the added organic traffic is a bonus
    6. Enjoy...

    Cheers,
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    • Profile picture of the author immax2005
      Google Adsense is still a perfect way of making money online. The geographical location of your site visitors and your site niche will to large extent affect your adsense earning.

      My blog, www.naijaonlinebiz.com receive 1000+ visitors per day and I earn $100+ per month from Adsense. Is this good? It is ok by me.

      To make money from Adsense, you need to first of all build traffic. More Traffic = more $$

      Warning note: please do not rely solely on Adsense to make money online, there are many ways to monetize a site.

      I think you first upload your site before thinking of how to monetize it. The nature of your site visitor can be a clue to this.
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      • Profile picture of the author soulwax
        Originally Posted by immax2005 View Post

        Google Adsense is still a perfect way of making money online. The geographical location of your site visitors and your site niche will to large extent affect your adsense earning.
        Newbie question, sorry but; could someone please explain how the geographical location of your website visitors will affect your adsense earnings? Do clicks/views from visitors in developed countries earn you more than clicks/views from developing countries?
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      Good for make money online
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    • Profile picture of the author gtrackmedia
      Originally Posted by diogoim View Post

      Hi

      My 2 cents:

      1. Create a product
      2. Sell it on Warrior Forum
      3. build a list of loyal subscribers
      4. when not promoting them offers send them to your website (that has adsense)
      5. Profit from both sources, the added organic traffic is a bonus
      6. Enjoy...

      Cheers,
      perfect answer. thank you!
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  • Profile picture of the author sankar789
    There are majorily 3 factors effects adsense
    1. No. Of Impressions
    2. No. Of Clicks
    3. Country from where the click coming from.
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    • Profile picture of the author iluvatoq
      My website makes good money. All my traffic is coming from facebook.
      This is for over a year now. I made 50k euro now.

      This made me able to take those trips i always wanted
      But i found out that making a new fanpage is not that easy anymore.
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  • Profile picture of the author UltraFlux
    I do not post here much but this caught my attention due to my experience in the advertising industry.

    As everyone has said, Get your website up, Run it through various tests to confirm everything is running optimally, "gtmetrix.com and seositecheckup.com" are good starting points.

    I own and operate an ad optimization platform and whoever wrote, "adsense is dead" has a point. But it really does depend on your niche, traffic quality, placements, and content quality. People still have the ability to specifically target campaigns through AdWords on your website, which can lead to amazing results like windjc mentioned.

    Many people in my world tend to avoid AdSense and use it as a passback in their advertising waterfall. I cannot remember the exact year, approximately 2012, AdSense dropped from a tier 1 ad network to a tier 2 ad network. The reason for this is the CPC model combined with ad blindness. Very large companies started using AdSense for brand awareness rather than conversions. By brand awareness I simply mean they do not give a @#$K if you click on the ad, as long impression leaves an imprint in your subconscious.

    A quick example might be a display campaign of a new soft-drink by coca cola. They have no intention of generating conversions or even clicks, in a sense they attempt to avoid clicks entirely. They simply want the impression to show as often as possible to create awareness across a broad audience. This essentially killed AdSense for the majority of publishers.

    Once you start to generate regular traffic, I recommend researching Ad Networks that specialize in your niche. Then if all else fails you can always have your ads passback to AdSense, Amazon, or similar.

    Otherwise I wish you the best of luck!
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    • Profile picture of the author jasondinner
      Originally Posted by UltraFlux View Post

      The reason for this is the CPC model combined with ad blindness. Very large companies started using AdSense for brand awareness rather than conversions. By brand awareness I simply mean they do not give a @# if you click on the ad, as long impression leaves an imprint in your subconscious.
      THis may still be true, but in my experience retargeting has taken over adsense via the ad exchange.

      All i see on my own sites are ads from sites I have visited who are still trying to get me to take some sort of action - or who are doing it wrong bc I did take their desired action and they are still stalking me everywhere I go as if I didn't.

      Adsense is used for much more than just branding.
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      • Profile picture of the author Stockbob55
        My main question is why would go to the trouble of building a website without having a definite goal in mind for Monetization?

        The people who make the large incomes from Adsense have a solid plan,
        to them Adsense is a business plan not just an after thought.

        Some traffic converts for adsense, some doesn't.
        Some visitors are looking to buy a specific item, some are just looking for information
        or entertainment.

        Based on your keywords what are your visitors looking for?
        eg.
        If they are looking for "Muscle Maximizer" Adsense probably wont work.

        Keep under the radar, have more than one Adsense account, spread your risk.
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  • Profile picture of the author creativesohaib
    yes posting adsense is the best approach on your blog,
    but there is content must be unique on your blog for applying adsense
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  • Profile picture of the author naothnas
    In my own personal experience - not until you start getting 500+ daily views - that's the point at which the earnings become noticeable. People don't necessarily hate ads (and if they do, they have adblock installed anyway) , or will stop going to your site when you put ads up, but I like to spend the few months that the website is getting indexed/ranked by Google by just putting out high quality, useful content.

    As for "alternative" ad networks...as far as I know, most of them require serious traffic (10k+ daily) to even apply.
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  • Profile picture of the author JyotiG
    Wait till you start getting some traffic as ads on a new blog can put off some visitors
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  • Profile picture of the author MRPublications
    Originally Posted by ben500 View Post

    Hiya

    I am just about to upload my website. At what point would it be worthwhile putting Ad-sense ads on there? I want to keep is clear and more appealing until I have enough unique to make ads worth putting on.

    My Advice: I first began with in 2008 to 2014, I made a lot of money with them, but in the long run you will make much more money selling a product. It's better you learn that. But it just my opinion.
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  • Profile picture of the author tchouken
    my advice for you is: If you have already got the approval with Adsense, slap some units on your site, but don't expect a lot from them. Don't focus on how much they bring for now, focus on growing your website, and when you will reach 1k unique per days, rethink about your adsense strategy.
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      • Profile picture of the author Jason Lavis
        Originally Posted by engima View Post

        Before I go on, here is my earning just a month ago.


        Now, don't get me wrong. I am not here to boast about my earning and etc.

        I used to make much more and was once, one of the Adsense Premium Publisher.

        I fall from grace like you do but instead of blaming on Adsense, I learnt from my mistake and make changes to my portfolio.

        For every great system(or rather anything in life), there will always be a camp of advocates on one side, and of course, your usual critics on another.

        Before you criticize any system, have you take a look at your site and ask yourself why your traffic are wiped out overnight?

        If you have visited your own site personally(correct me if I am wrong), there are exit popups and duplicate content all over the site.
        This is a blatant deviation from Adsense regulation.

        To assist you further, I have even kindly take some time and do an analysis for you.

        DUPLICATE CONTENT DETECTED


        USUAL PITFALLS BEFORE AN ADSENSE BAN
        Google allows 8 blocks on one page. 3 image, 3 text, and 2 search boxes.

        The bigger issue is mixing 2 types of contextual ad blocks on one page. Mixing Adsense with Media.net is a big problem.

        Correct about the spammyness though. I bet that this site is suffering in Googles algorithm with high bounce rate, low time on site, low page views per visitor etc. All ranking metrics.

        The site owner should cut back to about 5 ads in total. On some sites 3 ads total work best. Or even a single opt-in form to build an email list with no ads at all. Test and experiment.
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  • Profile picture of the author powerofschool
    Hi Mate,

    As said by other warriors, you need to maintain 50 quality articles with 400-600 words each and go from there . Than you can keep your Google Ads Code to start getting income from it.
    Even though you have the articles, you need to promote the website rigorously. i.e need to get good traffic with promotion . You need to get back links naturally.
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  • Profile picture of the author Poprugan
    adsense is definitely the best display ads for publishers who aren't super high rollers. You could put your adsense ads up once your site is fully completed. They won't accept you before then anyway,..
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  • Profile picture of the author Publisher1953
    Well, AdSense is quite worthwhile to me, but in a rather unconventional way. I earn about the monthly minimum on the program, my sites and other products with direct-sold advertising generate several tens of thousands of dollars in sales. However, I also have the rather unique status of being the only (twice, once validly) disabled AdSense publisher to be a Top Contributor on the Google AdSense help forums, and that has netted several expense-paid trips for meet-ups and summits and some rather interesting and valuable relationships.

    My perception, mostly helping in the death-star world of the "disabled accounts" section, is that AdSense can be a valid and effective income source, but it is unwise to rely on it primarily, and also to be very careful about your traffic sources and content. If you have natural organic traffic because your site earns genuine search results (without gaming the system) then, yes, you'll make some money -- especially if you are in higher-paid niches. However, if you try to force things to generate the traffic (especially through social media or grey/black hat SEO) Google will come back to bite you. Worse, and saddest, are the people who try arbitrage -- that is buying advertising and traffic with the hopes that viewers will click on their ads. Their AdSense account gets disabled -- but they are stuck with the advertising bills.

    In the end, a sign of a viable publishing/advertising supported business is that you can sell your own ads directly. If you can, you'll make far more money than you can earn with any brokered network, and you can use AdSense in the way it is used by the major conventional publishers-- as a supplement or top up to their own direct-sold advertising.
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    • Profile picture of the author platanon
      Ouch me for example $2400 Facebook ads credit card bill. Had about 6000 in adsense coming this month. First of the month Google adsense account banned for invalid clicks. Wink wake up call arbitrage is dangerous. lol



      Originally Posted by Publisher1953 View Post

      Well, AdSense is quite worthwhile to me, but in a rather unconventional way. I earn about the monthly minimum on the program, my sites and other products with direct-sold advertising generate several tens of thousands of dollars in sales. However, I also have the rather unique status of being the only (twice, once validly) disabled AdSense publisher to be a Top Contributor on the Google AdSense help forums, and that has netted several expense-paid trips for meet-ups and summits and some rather interesting and valuable relationships.

      My perception, mostly helping in the death-star world of the "disabled accounts" section, is that AdSense can be a valid and effective income source, but it is unwise to rely on it primarily, and also to be very careful about your traffic sources and content. If you have natural organic traffic because your site earns genuine search results (without gaming the system) then, yes, you'll make some money -- especially if you are in higher-paid niches. However, if you try to force things to generate the traffic (especially through social media or grey/black hat SEO) Google will come back to bite you. Worse, and saddest, are the people who try arbitrage -- that is buying advertising and traffic with the hopes that viewers will click on their ads. Their AdSense account gets disabled -- but they are stuck with the advertising bills.

      In the end, a sign of a viable publishing/advertising supported business is that you can sell your own ads directly. If you can, you'll make far more money than you can earn with any brokered network, and you can use AdSense in the way it is used by the major conventional publishers-- as a supplement or top up to their own direct-sold advertising.
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  • Profile picture of the author netlecturar
    Traffic amount should be at least 5000-10000
    This figure is considerable for adsense but even more for affiliation with a good company as compared to adsense.
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  • Profile picture of the author Karlb
    I don't make much money on my websites VIA Adsense - I make most of my non-affiliate-related revenue based on the Adsense ads on my Youtube page. Though related to the amount of views my most successful video gets, the money is pretty weak.
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    how can earn money
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  • Profile picture of the author engima
    I do agree with you Publisher1953.

    In regards to "disabled accounts", there is some level of risk with AdSense but you can reduce this risk from the start.

    As with any business, you can reduce your risk and expenses and you need to have a solid plan as Stockbob55 have mentioned.

    But this is all achievable. I may not be not making millions from AdSense, but it is sufficient enough to sustain my lifestyle.
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  • Profile picture of the author Richard Weberg
    There are WAY BETTER WAYS to monetize your traffic then Google adsense, in my opinion, Google adsense is a complete waste of time..I have been marketing online for many years now..And I would never help Google make money, getting paid pennies is not a good scenerio..
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  • Profile picture of the author roblawrence
    I gave up on adsense a long time ago and went with paid membership sites. If you give everything away for free, no one values it. There is always a market if your content is of high enough quality. Those old re-spun articles and public domain content don't cut it anymore.
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  • Profile picture of the author The Leo
    Recently got a payment from Google, small amount. If you have visitors it is worthy to try. No matter what people says, Google does pays a lot. You just need to know the tricks.
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  • Profile picture of the author cabenb
    Forget Adsense!

    First make sure you get quality targeted traffic.

    Then monetize with CPA and/or Affiliate offers.

    Good luck!
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  • Profile picture of the author gsesoftsolutions
    Very Low CPC. I think CPC will be high when you get lot of organic traffic.
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  • Profile picture of the author joyce chesley
    Thank you engima's post, u're great
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  • Profile picture of the author yuvalh
    Native Advertising is slowly killing Adsense . People find the Native Ads to be interesting even when they are not exactly related to the contents page. Companies like Taboola or Outbrain have Native Ads and they pay CPC. But a company named ayboll.com pays CPA and CPC together. They have amazing converting ads and will pay an average of $25 to $35 per sale on top of paying for clicks.

    Here is an interesting article from a quality source saying that ayboll.com is an alternative to Adsense if you want to monetize your traffic Best Google Adsense Alternatives For Your Blog - 2015 Edition

    You can also read highly respected Zac Johnson's review of ayboll here Increase Site Revenue with Ayboll Native Advertising

    If you have forther questions regarding ayboll.com and why its better than adsense, you can contact me directly. Yes I work there...
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    • Profile picture of the author ED1190
      Originally Posted by yuvalh View Post

      Native Advertising is slowly killing Adsense . People find the Native Ads to be interesting even when they are not exactly related to the contents page. Companies like Taboola or Outbrain have Native Ads and they pay CPC. But a company named ayboll.com pays CPA and CPC together. They have amazing converting ads and will pay an average of $25 to $35 per sale on top of paying for clicks.

      Here is an interesting article from a quality source saying that ayboll.com is an alternative to Adsense if you want to monetize your traffic Best Google Adsense Alternatives For Your Blog - 2015 Edition

      You can also read highly respected Zac Johnson's review of ayboll here Increase Site Revenue with Ayboll Native Advertising

      If you have forther questions regarding ayboll.com and why its better than adsense, you can contact me directly. Yes I work there...
      Hmmm, seems interesting. Could I use this for my two adsense blogs?
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  • Profile picture of the author engima
    For the rest of the naysayers, here is my Adsense earning.


    Of course, there will be problems like native ads,
    ad blockers, search engine algorithm and etc.

    But these doesn't matter if you keep giving what Google wants,
    cause they will compensate back with more traffic volume.

    In fact, I have increase in my earnings across the board for this month.

    It only works if you set your mind on it to the end.

    Just do it and stop procrastinating.
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  • Profile picture of the author k1o2i3t
    But you can not mix adsense and other add platforms in one blog ?
    Anybody using adsense in europe aswell ? How is it going for you. I mean i got like for 700k views only 70 eur :/
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  • Profile picture of the author troy23
    Adsense works very well for me over the years via YouTube.
    Upload quality videos and wait.
    Don't try and game the system.
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  • Profile picture of the author trieuiv
    My website, Live TV channels free - Free online TV streaming receive 1000+ visitors per day and I earn $150+ per month from Adsense
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  • Profile picture of the author OmarNegron
    Ok so here it is coming from someone who actually made pretty good money via Google Adsense. So this is not guessing or random theories. The only thing I must say is that I did generate revenue through Adsense for the last time in 2012 (when they banned by account do to invalid click activity but if you've been around the internet for a while, you know this happens to tons of people that didn't do anything invalid but I was one of those people).

    Anyway, don't feel bad for me. You live and you learn eh..

    So it is worthwhile? Of course it is, if your website has the traffic that converts well for the Google Adsense program. I haven't seen what's going on with Adsense lately but I can tell you I read the SAME "is google adsense dead" stuff back in 2009-2012 where people wanted to know if it was worth it. Many said no. If I would have listened to them, I wouldn't have been making the income I was able to with Adsense.

    When it comes to adsense, it's all about traffic as with everything on the internet.

    If you are primarily looking to monetize your website/websites with Adsense, then you better be in the right niche. What I mean by this is a nice paying CPC niche that advertisers are willing to spend money on. Also in my experiences, I stayed away from Techy nerd niches, they seemed to never click ads which lead to lower conversions or click thru rates.

    Focus on niches where people like to shop/spend money on compulsive buys. Women do this well (no offense to the women out there reading this) but some of my highest converting websites were in the niches of women's shoes.

    You can look around the internet for case studies I suppose but nothing is going to be better than testing it out yourself and looking at your own metrics.

    BUT here's a word of caution though. As mentioned before, I was banned from Adsense back in 2012 and this CRUSHED me at the time. So DO NOT put all your eggs in the Google Adsense basket.

    Use it to supplement your websites income but have other sources of revenue throughout your website. There are WAY to many horror stories of people being banned without a real reason.

    So should you use them? Yes, no reason not to.
    Should you ONLY have adsense on your site? Nope, diversify and build smarter.

    Hope that helps

    -Omar
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    • Profile picture of the author nmwf
      Originally Posted by OmarNegron View Post

      OThe only thing I must say is that I did generate revenue through Adsense for the last time in 2012...
      Completely appreciate your story, but your success occurred three years ago. Things have changed since then.
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      • Profile picture of the author OmarNegron
        Originally Posted by nmwf View Post

        Completely appreciate your story, but your success occurred three years ago. Things have changed since then.
        Yes I am sure they have to some extent. But name them then? Usually things change, but not so drastically where you won't recognize what's going on. If you're referring to SEO and ranking websites then ok, yes things have changed there. But if you are referring to the Google Adsense program...then what's the big difference with it now?
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        • Profile picture of the author nmwf
          Originally Posted by OmarNegron View Post

          Yes I am sure they have to some extent. But name them then? Usually things change, but not so drastically where you won't recognize what's going on. If you're referring to SEO and ranking websites then ok, yes things have changed there. But if you are referring to the Google Adsense program...then what's the big difference with it now?
          Two things come to mind:

          1. The increased use of adblockers (as I mentioned earlier) and
          2. Google's own Reader Mode in Chrome (Google Is Going Ad-Free With Chrome's Experimental Reader Mode: Our Impressions : PERSONAL TECH : Tech Times)

          There is an active anti-ad movement sweeping across the Internet, and the fact that Google caters to that movement by enabling an ad-free function in its own browser suggests (to me) that AdSense/AdWords is on its way out the door.
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          • Profile picture of the author OmarNegron
            Originally Posted by nmwf View Post

            Two things come to mind:

            1. The increased use of adblockers (as I mentioned earlier) and
            2. Google's own Reader Mode in Chrome (Google Is Going Ad-Free With Chrome's Experimental Reader Mode: Our Impressions : PERSONAL TECH : Tech Times)

            There is an active anti-ad movement sweeping across the Internet, and the fact that Google caters to that movement by enabling an ad-free function in its own browser suggests (to me) that AdSense/AdWords is on its way out the door.
            Yes, people don't like ads that isn't really new though. Also how much revenue does google make from Adsense? Would cutting that out be something that would impact their pockets? I think so.

            Again, that's what I mean about the doomsday type info.

            Let's see how it plays out. As I browse the internet daily, I still see a borage of Adsense ads on tons of sites. So in a very basic sense , Adsense can still be used to earn revenue on a website. Just be smart about it

            -Omar
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  • Profile picture of the author johndougs
    For newbies or beginners - stay away from adsense - you're better off promoting affiliate products. As mentioned many times by other forum participants - you really need lots of real visitors to your site to generate revenue from adsense. As a matter of fact - I have finally closed my adsense account for good.

    For those who are getting 50k uniques a month - you're better off promoting a product.
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  • Profile picture of the author Batalov
    For certain niches, yes it is worth it. CPM networks plus adsense on video/image sites is very easy money!
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  • Profile picture of the author SnackMemory
    two trains of thought often go into this. On one hand some say earn your credit and respect before putting on advertising. On the other hand the clock is ticking and you need to be tracking data to understand what works.
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  • Profile picture of the author Robert999
    Originally Posted by ben500 View Post

    Hiya

    I am just about to upload my website. At what point would it be worthwhile putting Adsense ads on there? I want to keep is clearn and more appealing until I have enough uniques to make ads worth putting on.
    Adsense is good on sites that are informative and content rich sites. To earn good amount of money you need lots of traffic. If your website attracts targeted traffic and your content is about a specific micro niche then promoting affiliate products from clickbank or Amazon will earn you more. 100 targeted people on Clickbank affiliate website may generate 2-3 sales giving you $50-$100 in revenue. On the other hand 100 visitors on Adsense site can earn you only $1-$10 in most of the cases.
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    • Profile picture of the author Cosmit
      there are still some that make money with adsense

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      • Profile picture of the author Australia1982
        Originally Posted by Cosmit View Post

        there are still some that make money with adsense

        Hi Cosmit,

        Anyone who have dabble with Adsense earning before will know this is a fake screen shoot.

        First, why did your earning drop so much over one month?

        And secondly, why didn't you show the whole Adsense interface?

        Updated. He admit he has edit his earning to mislead others.
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  • Profile picture of the author thedark
    I have used adsense starting 2006, and it is a good source of income for high traffic sites but with no real targetting or general sites. It is not working very well on blogs or news websites. On all websites I had, when I figured out what products my visitors would buy, putting affiliate links instead of ads tripled the income and improved the quality of the website, because affiliate links can be added trough the content, unlike google ads all over the website.
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