Does Anyone Still Build Google Adsense Article Sites?

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Hi,

I was just wondering if any Warriors still build google adsense websites using PLR articles? Or has google pretty much put a stop to that?
#adsense #article #build #google #sites
  • Profile picture of the author VernonNoyes
    I apologize for bumping this back to the top, but I'd really like your input on it.

    Can you please take just 2 minutes to let me know if you, or anyone you know, still builds sites with PLR articles for the sole purpose of putting google ads on them?

    Thanks for your time
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    • Profile picture of the author paulgl
      I did that ages ago, but stopped when PR and traffic was nonexistent.

      If that's all your site is, very bad idea.

      I have used them sparingly. Very sparingly. It has not been for topics
      that are very popular. It was easier to just glean 2-3 articles, instead
      of trying to find something and spin it myself. Some things you
      just can't spin or find gobs of info on, but you need something to fill
      out a sub niche.

      Paul
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  • Profile picture of the author VernonNoyes
    No, I don't have any of those type of sites Paul. I just have a software I developed that allows people to build hundreds of sites like that faster than you can say "sites like that"!

    I was just wondering if people might still have a use for the software, or if it's something I should put in the "junk" folder?
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  • Profile picture of the author TheAdsenseGuy
    You need unique content to rank. If you're just putting plr articles on a site it won't rank.
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    • Profile picture of the author VernonNoyes
      Originally Posted by TheAdsenseGuy View Post

      You need unique content to rank. If you're just putting plr articles on a site it won't rank.
      I don't really agree with that. Although it's not PLR articles, I have one website that is a service to other webmasters. I sold the custom developed scripts to several people who are now offering the same service. Most of them didn't change the "sales page" any at all. When I do a search now for my keywords, my site as well as a couple of the others are on the front page, even with the exact same content, just different domains. And when I look through the first 10 pages several more show up. Don't ask me why or how, I just know that they do.

      And on the flip side of that coin, I have another website in a completely different niche that has totally unique content. I've tried and tried to get it to show up on the first page of google, I've even hired so-called professional SEO people out of the forum, and so far none of us can even get it into the top 100. Google says they don't have any manual restrictions imposed, but still after over a year, even sites that have nothing whatsoever to do with my keywords outrank it.

      I'm not a fool, but if I was, I'd bet anybody here a million dollars they can't get it to the first page of google. I've been able to get every site I've ever built to #1 in google since 1996, but not this one! It's sitting at #1 in all the other search engines, but not google.

      Kinda makes me think google is full of sh*t, and that for some keywords, you have to grease somebody's palm a little at google, if you want a highranking, or if you want to keep your competitor from ranking at all! I'm probably wrong about that, but it sure seems like it sometimes. I know me and the SEO experts have tried everything else!
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      • Profile picture of the author paulgl
        This is not really what you are asking, but it's an example of what
        happened to me years ago. I'm thinking this was 2004 or so.

        I bought a premade site, but with my custom domain. I thought this
        thing rocked. I mean it was chock full of articles, internal linking
        with categories, similar articles, etc. I thought it was the cat's
        meow. It must have had 500+ articles on it. Slapped adsense on
        it and waited for the cash to roll in. Sadly, never happened. Checked
        PR, na, nothing much, if anything, was even indexed. I waited 6 months.
        Still nothing. Then I started reading. learning. I took the whole site down
        and rebuilt it from scratch. My articles. My stuff. Did about 25-30 articles.

        The change was almost overnight. Everything got indexed right away, PR
        eventually came and went up.

        Those premade sites were all the rage when I started. You could by the
        same site on ebay, and put it under whatever domain you had. I assume
        you can still do that.

        Google obviously hates it.

        Like I said, not exactly what you were talking about, but a good story
        nonetheless.

        Paul
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  • Profile picture of the author Ghoster
    I wouldn't bother.

    PLR isn't useful for generating traffic from search engines or from social-media.

    It's often riddled with typos and grammatical errors, and it isn't very sharable.

    Even if it is still possible to rank with PLR today, it won't be within a few years.
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  • Profile picture of the author nettiapina
    The PLR articles I've seen have not been great. Maybe I've been looking from the wrong vendors, but you couldn't publish any of those as they are. Once you've cleaned all the typos, weird errors, keyword stuffing and occasional cranial flatulence it's not the same PLR piece any more.

    I've sloppily translated some, and the crappy site I put them on is actually ranking in top 100 with only a couple of articles. That's something I'm going to test more.
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  • Profile picture of the author fivercraze
    They are fine but if you need PLR articles will not be good enough enough for that so i will advice to hire a content writter who can write unique real articles for your website..
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