Good morning to all my friends and to all my loyal readers (big cashers) it’s Darrell back at you on a chilly 39 degree morning.
For the last couple of weeks I have been getting tons of questions and comments about Google Adsense mostly from newer bloggers. The goal here at the cash blog is to be the best resource in the world on anything related to making money online.
So this morning my post is titled “How to Get Approved for Google Adsense.” So hopefully I clear up a lot of inaccurate information and answer most of your questions. Let’s Roll.
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What is Google Adsense ?
- Google Adsense is the largest source of income for most websites over the internet.
- Google made US $ 13.6 billion from Adsense in 2015
- Adsense publishers made about US $ 7 billion from this ad program.
- If you are not 18 or more,you can’t submit your application to Google Adsense to become a publisher.You have to submit in the name of your parent.
- There are more than 2 million publishers in Google Adsense program.
- Wire transfer is the most popular way used by Google Adsense to pay money to their publishers worldwide.
- Google Adsense is great way and many websites first choice to make cash online.
Why is Google Adsense so Popular
Google Adsense is one of the oldest networks to offer ad publishing and is a PayperClick system.
When it comes to the legitimacy of Google Adsense it speaks for itself. Google Adsense has thousands of satisfied customers and publishers. Adsense pays ontime,every time.
One more reason for choosing Google Adsense is that huge amounts can be earned with the right techniques. There are many bloggers who are making a complete living from their blogs and Google Adsense.
Google Adsense paying rates are better than all of the other networks. So that’s the biggest reason it is so popular among bloggers.
Because Google Adsense is in high demand they have made the approval system very strict.
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Things to Do Before Applying for Adsense
1. Write High Quality Content
The #1 thing to do before applying for Google Adsense is to write high quality engaging content.
Google loves the blogs who are providing high quality content that eyeballs just can’t resist.
Keep in mind guys your application will be reviewed by humans and you have to impress them to get approved by Adsense.
High quality content…………
- is unique and original
- no grammar and spelling
- proper length
- useful and informative.
Markus Frind owner of plenty of fish.com was the 4th highest Google Adsense earner in the world, he earned $ 250,000 a month.
2. Create Privacy Page for Your Blog
If you don’t have it you cannot get approval it’s as simple as that.
Why Is it Important ?
3. Create About Page
An About page has a major role and importance even if you don’t want to apply for Adsense. But when it comes to Adsense there is about zero chance of getting approved if you are not showing this page.
About page simply describes you and your blog. This will not only help you establish a relationship with readers but it will also help with trust.
4. Setup A Contact Us Page
Everyone has their opinion. This page gives an opportunity to speak to you about how they feel about your blog whether they liked it or hated it.
Create a contact page. If possible do get professional email address like email@example.com and your social profile links too.
By creating this you are telling Google that we care for our customers ,visitors and we are ready to help them. They can contact us anytime.
It will also show the Google Adsense Team that is viewing your site that you actually care about your readers and not only the money and Adsense.
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One important step: Google Adsense mentions in their email that your website should have a clear navigation menu to help your readers easily find the content that they are looking for.
The more you care about improving your visitors experience the higher your chances will be to get approved by Adsense.
5. Verify Your Name and Email
When you apply don’t forget to put your name and email address in some easily visible area like about and contact pages.
It will confirm to Google Adsense team that it is the same person who applied for Adsense and not some spam.
This will speed up the verification process and within no time you will be able to enjoy your Adsense account.
One of my favorite bloggers Jerry Schoemaker of Shoe money is number 8 on the Google Adsense list making $ 80,000 every month.
6. Have A Good Number of Quality Post
According to my experience everybody the best time to apply for an Adsense account is when you have at least 20 quality post.
Your blog post length should be at least 600 + words with quality content.
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7. Make Sure You’re 18 +
Use your correct date of birth and age while applying for your Google Adsense account.
8. Improve Your Blog Design
A clean professional and fast loading design is what Google likes. You have to make a good first impression to engage your readers. It should be
- simple and professional
- easy to navigate
- proper menus
- search engine friendly
- Fast loading
9.Check Your Content Type
Here are some common content types that are not accepted by Adsense.
- Pornography/adult materials
- Pirated content
- Hacking tutorials
- Illegal drugs / paraphernalia
10. Use Top Level Domain
You must use your own unique domain that specifies your blog. Go buy a Top level domain. You can buy the domain from Godady and namecheap.
The best domain is the one with .com extension. Choose a short and easy domain to remember that is related to your blog niche.
11. Remove Other Ad Networks
If you have any other ads placed like, Infolinks or Clicksor, take them off.
Make your blog ad free. Before submitting your application for Google Adsense make sure to remove all the ads from any network.
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12. Check your Traffic Sources
Google hates sites that are getting paid traffic and mostly penalizes them so there is not a chance of getting approved by Adsense for a site that is getting paid traffic.
If you want to earn thru Google paid traffic is not a solution. So focus on getting traffic from sources like social media, search engines, and related blogs.
What to do if Your Application is Rejected ?
Well, it’s not the end of the world !
There are two things you can do
1. Keep the faith. Take the time to correct the issues thet prevented your blog from attaining Adsense approval and reapply.
Remember you have no limit on how many times you can reapply as long as you use the same email account.
2.There are other competent and reliable ad networks available that aren’t as strict as Google Adsense in terms of getting approved.
Like my grandmother use to say, “When God closes a door he usually opens a window.”
You can use these ad networks to earn money without Adsense.
Infolinks is the leader in text advertising which offers 70% revenue share even if you’re new at blogging. It is different from other advertising networks.
It takes less space because it shows in text ads on pop up. You can use it with Adsense safely. It is pay per click.
- .Alexa Rank 2571
- min payout: $ 50
- Payment method : Paypal, Wire Transfer
Bidvertiser is another top alternative to Google Adsense which pays you for valid clicks on ads placed on your website.
It is a great Adsense alternative if you didn’t get Adsense approval or got banned. You can also make money promoting your customized toolbar.
- Alexa Rank 892
- min payout $ 10 only
- Payment Method : Paypal,Checks
Media.net is probably the best alternative to Adsense as it’s powered by the Yahoo Bing Network.
Media.net ads are quite similar to Google Adsense and it’s easy to get approved if you love a quality blog.
- Alexa Rank 5132
- min payout $ 100
- Payment Method ; Paypal
Getting Adsense approved is not really hard if you have a quality website that is focused on high-quality engaging content, optimized for search engines, uses a great design and gets decent traffic.
I hope you learned a few things from “How to Get Approved for Google Adsense.” and if it doesn’t work out for you monetize your blog with other business models.
Now here’s what I want YOU to do.
- Click on social sharing buttons below and Share this post with your friends and social outlets.
- Comment below and Share your story about getting Adsense approved. Let me know how it went. Thanks and take care everybody.