Adsense got me Paranoid.

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So I started up a weak little blog some time ago.

I read a posting by a random person on the Internet saying I could make sick money like Buffett style by getting people to click on silly ads.

I never click ads, I thought. I bet no one clicks them. Who clicks these ads?


So I set up a site. Write some content. Adsene that site like a boss.

Day 1 I get like two clicks. One click was for a buck fifty, other was for like 2 something.

Im on my way. Throw up some backlinks. Write some keyword pregnant articles. Figure I am ready to get the click money rolling in, Warren style.


CRICKETS

Since then I got one click. What's that about? I think the big G***** wanted me to start pumping out content for their Internet.

Thoughts? Explanations? Consultations? Commiserations?
#adsense #paranoid
  • Profile picture of the author MaryaZ
    Clicked on a ad for you. :-D

    I never click ads myself, but anyhow.

    Which keywords are you targeting?

    Also, I wonder how did you get two clicks on the first day (without SEOing, unique content), but nothing since?
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  • Profile picture of the author imdomination
    You definitely don't have nearly enough impressions for your data to be statistically relevant. Aim for a CTR of around 10% and you'll be good. If your CTR is too high, Google will look at your site with suspicion. If it's too low, you won't make any money
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    • Profile picture of the author Nero Arcnumé
      Originally Posted by imdomination View Post

      If your CTR is too high, Google will look at your site with suspicion.
      Do you have any info, sources, proof,... to back up this claim?
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  • Profile picture of the author Russel Mogul
    Originally Posted by JuicerFan View Post

    So I started up a weak little blog some time ago.

    I read a posting by a random person on the Internet saying I could make sick money like Buffett style by getting people to click on silly ads.

    I never click ads, I thought. I bet no one clicks them. Who clicks these ads?


    So I set up a site. Write some content. Adsene that site like a boss.

    Day 1 I get like two clicks. One click was for a buck fifty, other was for like 2 something.

    Im on my way. Throw up some backlinks. Write some keyword pregnant articles. Figure I am ready to get the click money rolling in, Warren style.


    CRICKETS

    Since then I got one click. What's that about? I think the big G***** wanted me to start pumping out content for their Internet.

    Thoughts? Explanations? Consultations? Commiserations?

    Erm, what the ?
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  • Profile picture of the author Barry Unruh
    lol, Do you have any traffic to your site?

    Most "weak little blogs" with "keyword pregnant articles" listen to crickets because they don't have any traffic.
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  • Profile picture of the author JuicerFan
    What happened
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  • Profile picture of the author iAmNameLess
    boob doctor... rofl.. i love it.

    Maybe your site got placed higher at first because of it being fresh? I think it is too early to really analyze it!
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  • Profile picture of the author JuicerFan
    I was reading in another thread that the domain counts more than the content of the site (paraphrasing).

    The poster had a site (bestknifesharpenersreviews.net ) and wondered why it was not ranked well.

    I google searched his keyword and one of the sites

    bestknifesharpenerreviews.info

    looked like it was easily made. Checked and it only had like 20 backlinks.

    Someone in the thread said that if you have KW's all over your site google will drop it.



    One of the posters said that the guy could have had 40,000 words and not mentioned knifesharperne review once and ranked better if he had a better domain.

    Should I be concerned about too many KW's shoudl I just write insane stream of conscious ramblings every few posts to make sure that it is not flagged. Is it flagged? is this the reason I do not rank.

    I was told that blogspot.com is a weak little choice to use but I aint spending a cent on this project yet.


    ALSO:

    Why do people not like putting their sites out there? I read here and on DP all of these people making sick bank with adsense sites but most often their only link is to a site talking about making sick bank? I smell a hustle straight outta the Sting on that one. I call foul.

    I said once, Hey man, I like your talk. Can I get an example.
    Some other fool came back with the "nice try scammer trying to steal that mans key words".
    You know the type, loud as a motorbike.

    I came back at them with the truth, capital T, and shut them up.

    But really, why not give an example? If you own the domain, which is supposedly real important in regards this silly seo business, why not?

    PS.
    Dont be stealing my sweet liposuction site.
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    • Profile picture of the author Barry Unruh
      Originally Posted by JuicerFan View Post

      I was reading in another thread that the domain counts more than the content of the site (paraphrasing).

      Someone in the thread said that if you have KW's all over your site google will drop it.

      Is this true? OMG I spammed "boob doctor" "nyc liposuction" and all other sorts of kw's on my posts. Is this a big problem?

      I was told that blogspot.com is a weak little choice to use but I aint spending a cent on this project yet.
      The content, on-page optimization, and backlinks will trump the domain name. An exact match domain name is just a little "bonus boost" in rankings.

      Keyword stuffing will not help your ranking. Target between 1 and 2% and you'll be fine, but don't get to focused on it.

      BlogSpot is a weak choice only because you do not own the properly. It can be here today, gone tomorrow. You cannot sell it. You can get a domain name for around $10, or sometimes as low as $1 if you catch a GoDaddy promotion. You can get hosting for under $5/month. Then you own the site and can sell it in the future if you choose.

      Getting your site ranked highly for phrases you are targeting is going to be a mix of well planned high-quality content, high-quality backlinks in sufficient quantity, and excellent research.
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  • Profile picture of the author dcristo
    Gosh you like to ramble a lot. I will take a stab in the dark and guess you're female?

    If you are serious about making money online you shouldn't be using blogspot.

    Get your own domain + hosting it seriously doesn't cost much.

    Heck, I can offer cheap cpanel hosting for you with all the bells and whistles if you would like.
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    • Profile picture of the author chrislu
      Originally Posted by thedigger View Post

      From my experience, avoid fraud clicks. Try to update your blog daily to get more visitors, it will keep your CTR healthy and safe. My average CTR is 2% and I am very happy always safe and earn from google adsense.
      it not big,but safe,you right!you often update your blog?
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  • Profile picture of the author JuicerFan
    I dont understand this what happened?
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    • Profile picture of the author Kay King
      Funny - but you've missed the point of adsense and keywords.

      Adsense income requires site visitors.

      Ranking high for a keyword is only valuable if people are searching for that keyword. "boob doctor" gets less than 10 searches so while it's funny, probably won't be highly profitable.

      That's the point of keyword research - to find phrases folks are looking for and get your site in front of them.
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      • Profile picture of the author JuicerFan
        Originally Posted by Kay King View Post

        Funny - but you've missed the point of adsense and keywords.

        Adsense income requires site visitors.

        Ranking high for a keyword is only valuable if people are searching for that keyword. "boob doctor" gets less than 10 searches so while it's funny, probably won't be highly profitable.

        That's the point of keyword research - to find phrases folks are looking for and get your site in front of them.
        I am confused? I used Google KW tool and searched "boob doctor" and it gets 1,900 local searches. I was looking for something "low competition" I had liposuction but it is "high competition"

        Am I reading KW tool wrong?

        EDIT
        "The problem with you ranking #1 for BRONX BOOB DOCTOR is, your blogspot page image might be taken as soft porn by Google Adsense. Good luck with that.

        You only get one chance at Adsense, pick your blog subjects wisely.
        "

        Why would it be taken as soft porn? Lots of the weight loss and lipo pages use these types of images? For instance, i wont post the link..but the second result for "boob jobs" has topless photos of before/after shots?

        Also...liposuction.com has pretty much the same photos.

        This has me paranoid...should I change the photo? What do people think?



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        • Profile picture of the author Kay King
          And don't try and reverse engineer them cause i already swooped up a sweet blogspot domain on the cheap.
          You have a #1 ranking for a low search keyword - no visitors and no profit....and you think someone in this thread wants to "steal it". Oh snap - my plan has gone awry:rolleyes:

          You've gotten some good advice but only experience is going to teach you because you've made up your mind. I don't know if this is a profitable niche or not as I've never researched it. A quick search (my own method) of keywords tells me those keyword results wouldn't work for me.

          The site is #1 in google - so if you are right about the keywords you should be getting traffic. Are you?
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          • Profile picture of the author SEOHelix
            CTR for google adsense are around 5 to 8%. If you are getting more than that google will block your account and than you will have to try to get your account setup again.
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            • Profile picture of the author yukon
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              Originally Posted by SEOHelix View Post

              CTR for google adsense are around 5 to 8%. If you are getting more than that google will block your account and than you will have to try to get your account setup again.
              We need a FAIL button on this forum. :rolleyes:
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            • Profile picture of the author Bambu
              Originally Posted by SEOHelix View Post

              CTR for google adsense are around 5 to 8%. If you are getting more than that google will block your account and than you will have to try to get your account setup again.

              LOL! I have websites with up to a 30% CTR and they are not banned... I have read people that sites that are bordering on 100% CTR and they have had those sites forever. CTR is not going to get you banned, but if you have poor quality traffic, i.e., low converting traffic. Google will either smart price you or if they detect fraudulent clicks penalize or ban you.
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          • Profile picture of the author JuicerFan
            Originally Posted by Kay King View Post

            You have a #1 ranking for a low search keyword - no visitors and no profit....and you think someone in this thread wants to "steal it". Oh snap - my plan has gone awry:rolleyes:

            You've gotten some good advice but only experience is going to teach you because you've made up your mind. I don't know if this is a profitable niche or not as I've never researched it. A quick search (my own method) of keywords tells me those keyword results wouldn't work for me.

            The site is #1 in google - so if you are right about the keywords you should be getting traffic. Are you?

            Hi,

            I am getting more traffic but only from this forum.

            The reverse engineering was a sly weak joke obviously. But it wasn't about "boob doctors" it was about my new Adsense KeyWord find...the one that will make me sick bank.

            I posted the numbers in RED. I didnt say the niche (silly word) it was in but it was in something i don't see money value in so I dont see what ypes of ads. The CPC was like less than a BUCK.
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    • Profile picture of the author yukon
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      Originally Posted by JuicerFan View Post

      Thanks all for the info. I don't want to spend a cent yet. I want to prove that you can make money first ( I will settle for weak bank via the mighty blogspot).

      And drumroll update.

      I now rank number 1 for BRONX BOOB DOCTOR.

      NYC Boob Doctor still eludes me.
      The problem with you ranking #1 for BRONX BOOB DOCTOR is, your blogspot page image might be taken as soft porn by Google Adsense. Good luck with that.

      You only get one chance at Adsense, pick your blog subjects wisely.
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      • Profile picture of the author Joe J
        Originally Posted by yukon View Post

        The problem with you ranking #1 for BRONX BOOB DOCTOR is, your blogspot page image might be taken as soft porn by Google Adsense. Good luck with that.

        You only get one chance at Adsense, pick your blog subjects wisely.

        Hey JuicerFan

        If you really are paranoid, I think this is great advice.

        Really, I'm not sure what your looking for in this thread, but it's pretty funny so far.

        Good Luck !
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  • Profile picture of the author JuicerFan
    SO I signed into my Adsense account today and I see this...

    Page Views 90 Clicks 44 Page CTR 48.00

    I will add that I was getting a Sweet BUCK + per click. But today's CLICK BARRAGE got my like a .20 per click.

    What? Am I going to get flagged for this? I dont ever click my own links so I am like...hey dont mess with my account Google Bro.


    I am paranoid that the high CTR is going to get me flagged.


    It seems like people could use this to sabotage their competition. Like, for instance, I have a site that is designed around Coffee Cups as a key word...and I see another site that ranks better. I might go and click that sites ads like a madman and get their account flagged?

    Google wont penalize me if they see that all these clicks didn't come from my IP will they?





    Is this a major problem. Will one Day of unreal CTR bounce you? I have had those weak little blogs up for months sitting out in the middle of the lonely Internets and now one gets 46 clicks at once? Unbelievable.....Perhaps I will package this story as a Specially Discounted E-Book...how to get clicks that might get you banned....special price of 99.98 BUCKS

    I havent started on the Ebook yet but dont you be stealing my ideas....
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  • Profile picture of the author xxxJamesxxx
    If I was you, I'd buy an SEO course because obviously you haven't got a clue what you're doing and it'll speed up the learning curb considerably.

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    • Profile picture of the author JuicerFan
      Originally Posted by xxxJamesxxx View Post

      If I was you, I'd buy an SEO course because obviously you haven't got a clue what you're doing and it'll speed up the learning curb considerably.

      James Scholes
      Hi James,

      Its funny you mention that. I am contemplating designing and creating a course on HOW TO MAKE SICK BANK WITH ADSENSE IN 8 or 5 easy Steps.

      Here is my outline for the E-Book.
      • Proven Profits
      • Time Tested Techniques
      • Easy To Implement Strategies
      • Consistent and Passive Income
      Here is what some people are saying about my E-Book Outline


      "I had no clue what I was doing until I read it. Now I'm makling sick bank with Adsense"


      " I spent years messing around with the Internets...Now Im making thousands of dollars a Day off of one site. THANKS ADSENSE"


      " BUY THIS E-BOOK and Retire Immediately with ADSENSE Clicks"





      But I am still dealing with the Boob Doctor site as for now.
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      • Profile picture of the author yukon
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        Originally Posted by JuicerFan View Post

        Hi James,

        Its funny you mention that. I am contemplating designing and creating a course on HOW TO MAKE SICK BACK WITH ADSENSE IN 8 or 5 easy Steps.

        Here is my outline for the E-Book.
        • Proven Profits
        • Time Tested Techniques
        • Easy To Implement Strategies
        • Consistent and Passive Income
        Here is what some people are saying about my E-Book Outline


        "I had no clue what I was doing until I read it. Now I'm makling sick bank with Adsense"


        " I spent years messing around with the Internets...Now Im making thousands of dollars a Day off of one site. THANKS ADSENSE"


        " BUY THIS E-BOOK and Retire Immediately with ADSENSE Clicks"





        But I am still dealing with the Boob Doctor site as for now.



        You said in OP that you now have 4 Adsense clicks, total!

        Now your planning on selling an ebook to teach others "HOW TO MAKE SICK BACK WITH ADSENSE IN 8 or 5 easy Steps."?

        That's borderline being the dumbest thing I've read on this entire forum to date.

        I only hope that your buyers read this thread before they click that Paypal button.

        No wonder people get so pissed off because of IM related junk that they get scammed on.
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        • Profile picture of the author joshrev
          Yukon, I think your irony detector is broken.
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        • Profile picture of the author TryBPO
          Originally Posted by yukon View Post

          You said in OP that you now have 4 Adsense clicks, total!

          Now your planning on selling an ebook to teach others "HOW TO MAKE SICK BACK WITH ADSENSE IN 8 or 5 easy Steps."?

          That's borderline being the dumbest thing I've read on this entire forum to date.

          I only hope that your buyers read this thread before they click that Paypal button.

          No wonder people get so pissed off because of IM related junk that they get scammed on.
          This is probably the worst thread I've ever skimmed on the WF. I'm going to have to assume that the entirety of this post was written as a joke...otherwise...well, it just hurts my soul to read this thread.
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  • Profile picture of the author JuicerFan
    Hey Ya'll

    While I am busy outlineing my upcoming Smash Blockbuster HOW TO MAKE SICK BANK WITH ADSENSE I am still working on more modest proposals.


    I want to know what you all think of the following KW I chose.

    Here are the numbers.

    Thats Competition: Searches Global/Local and CPC

    Low 1,600 880 $0.97
    Low 1,000 590 $1.07


    It is somehing i feel i could write nice high quality information articles on. But I dont see much money in it.

    Thanks a bunch everyone.
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  • Profile picture of the author JuicerFan
    Hey Ya'll

    Big update.

    I now rank (Perhaps for only a short time) number# 1 for

    The best Bronx Liposuction


    OMG OMG OMG

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    • Profile picture of the author djlest
      oh dear...

      i think there should be an age limit on who gets on this forum
      like no one under 12 would sure be a great time saver for those reading this thread. yawn! sorry Yo!
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  • Profile picture of the author danlew
    I don't think it's allowed to force someone in clicking your own ad to make a living with Google Adsense. Just give valuable content, do backlinks and proper on-page SEO to your blog.
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