Is it safe to give your adsense ID?

by zonkow
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I have nothing to do with adsense and don't know much about it but sites like
best reviewer and she told me wants my adsense ID while signing up.
I wonder if it's safe to share my affiliate ID with them?
Is there a risk of losing money by doing so?
#adsense #give #safe
  • Profile picture of the author Michael D Forbes
    I don't know anything about those sites, but...

    1) On one hand I would be happy if everyone on the Internet would spread around my Adsense ID so I could make tons of money. Go ahead everyone, use my ID on your sites

    2) On the other hand, if someone misuses your ID, it could get your account banned (if you had one).

    I would suppose they want it so you get paid for visitors you bring somehow?
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  • Profile picture of the author webapex
    The only legit reason I can only imagine for wanting your Adsense account is if they do ad revenue sharing, like Hubpages does, who until recently split clicks rather than money, so your account got 60% of the ad clicks.

    It's not secret information, can't someone just read your account from any page showing Adsense ads?

    Not related, but some can spy on your properties by using a scraper search tool to locate all sites using your account number.
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  • Profile picture of the author michleadwing
    i think its depend of what types of account do you have?and i think sharing id with someone is not hundred percent safety.
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  • Profile picture of the author dragonhawk
    No risk of losing money from an Adsense ID. It could get your adsense account banned though if someone does use your ID for non legit purposes. But then again, why would they target you? Adsense IDs can be found just by viewing the source of the web page that contains the ad.
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  • Profile picture of the author JasonGiorgini
    Unless they are doing a revenue split, where they will show your ads a certain percentage of the time, I would not do it.
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  • Profile picture of the author Randall Magwood
    I wouldn't do it. No matter how legit a site looks or is.
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  • Profile picture of the author gasman
    If it is a legitimate website that does some type of revenue sharing program then I would say yes, it is most likely alright to give them your adsense id because it is a necessity in order to set up your account. However, I would make sure I researched the legitimacy well because it's easy to be banned by adsense.
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  • Profile picture of the author quicklynx
    Depends how much value your content provides. Never allow your adsense to show up for anything you didn't authorize. No mystery content.
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  • Profile picture of the author howinfo
    If you use adsense on your website anyone can see your ad sense ID when viewing source code, so it is not really something you must keep a secret at all cost. But if you want to participate in revenue sharing sites then it is up to you really.
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    If I am not mistaken, they want an access to your account so every time your ad on shetoldme clicked they will split the revenue of click that generated from that site
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  • Profile picture of the author mrehan
    Most revenue sharing sites like hubpages request you for adsense ID , amazon ID so you get a share of the ads that get clicked on your page.
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  • Profile picture of the author jhonybravo222
    you will definitely suffer losses in rankings and traffic.
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  • Profile picture of the author jhonybravo222
    I recommend you not to do so.
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  • Profile picture of the author socialbookmark
    There is not any danger with it. Anyone can see your adsense publisher id if he loads the code of your website that ads are placed on it. And no one can do anything yb having your adsense id, so its safe and OK.
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  • Profile picture of the author StevenJones
    Would only share it with verified revenue shared programs. Do not share it with other people at all!
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  • Profile picture of the author paulgl
    Originally Posted by zonkow View Post

    I have nothing to do with adsense and don't know much about it but sites like
    best reviewer and she told me wants my adsense ID while signing up.
    I wonder if it's safe to share my affiliate ID with them?
    Is there a risk of losing money by doing so?
    Your post is a little confusing.

    First you say you have nothing to do with adsense.

    So......how can you even provide a publisher ID?

    You can't just go out and get one.

    I assume wanting code is mandatory because it helps weed
    out spammers and idiots. But their site looks like it wants
    spam...

    Not knowing anything about the site, I decided to take a gander.

    Noticed that they are in fact violating adsense TOS by placing
    ads that look exactly like adsense. I would stay away from any
    program that does not know the rules. See for yourself:
    best-reviewer.com/best-review-top-8-backlink-methods.htm

    I doubt if they have any special relationship with google. Looks
    to me like a spam/link farm. But, I have judged things wrongly
    in the past. But the site looks like junk created for ads and
    nothing more.

    I would never, never, ever give out my ID

    Paul
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    • Profile picture of the author Andrian
      No! its safe, as its only belongs to you. Can i change my Adsense name. i am operating from Toronto Canada.
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      • Profile picture of the author paulgl
        Originally Posted by Andrian View Post

        No! its safe, as its only belongs to you. Can i change my Adsense name. i am operating from Toronto Canada.
        Wrong. It belongs to google.

        A fool and his adsense are soon parted.
        Your adsense "name" is rather meaningless.
        Why would you need to change it in the first place?
        Did you get married or misspell it? Canada is fine,
        but other countries are not allowed to change their
        names. Fraud is just too dang high.

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