Showing posts with label Adsense. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Adsense. Show all posts

Thursday, February 26, 2015

12 Things to Do Before Applying for Google Adsense


What is Google AdSense and Why You Should Use?

Google AdSense is one of the oldest network to offer ad publishing and works at Pay Per Click system. In fact Google used to give AdSense to everyone who used to make blogs through Google Blogspot.
When it comes to the legitimacy of Google AdSense, it speaks for itself. Google AdSense have thousands and thousands of satisfied customers and publishers. AdSense pays on time, every time.
One more reason for choosing Google AdSense is that we can earn huge amounts of money if we do our work in right way. There are many bloggers who are making a complete living from their blogs and Google AdSense. Therefore, Google AdSense should be the number one choice among all the other available networks.
It’s paying rates are better than all of other networks which is the biggest reason it is so popular to all Bloggers and Webmasters. But since everybody is running behind them, they have made the approval system very strict. You make little mistakes and get disapproved every time. Here are few reasons why Google will reject your application.

Why AdSense Will Reject Your Application?

Here are the most common reasons and AdSense requirements which they gives when they reject your application.
1.  Insufficient content / Unacceptable site content — Your website do not have enough text on them for Google specialists to review.
Google gives a lot of value and attention to the content of the blog before accepting it. If the content is poorly written and have grammatical mistakes, Google will reject the blog right away.
Not only the content needs to be grammatically correct, it must be unique and has to provide value to the users and readers of the blog. So the number one reason is the poorly written content on your blog.
2. Page Type / Design of your blog — What will you do if you land a page with full bright yellow background with white text on it, having huge buttons all over the place? Yes you’ll click away.
Blogs which are poorly designed and are hard for the visitors to understand, get rejected by Google for AdSense. You MUST have a good design which comforts the eye and is beautiful in the look.
3. No Privacy Policy, About us or Contact Us page — There are some pages which you must have before applying to Google AdSense if you want to get accepted. These are About us, Privacy Policy and Contact Us pages. These pages give the impression that you are a professional and that you are working according to the Google polices.
4. Site does not comply with Google policies — No rich, unique and meaningful content, no organic traffic, pages with little to no original content or bad user experience through clear navigation and organization. Your website may be the one that drive traffic through illegal sources, site with excessive keywords or poor coded design are usually rejected.
So you need a complete guidance and list of thing that you need to do before applying for Google AdSense and supposing that you are ready.

12 Things to Do Before Applying for Google AdSense

1. Privacy Policy :
One of the common mistakes that every bloggers and I made many times before getting approved. Even though there are people out there who say that having a privacy policy for a Blog doesn’t makes sense but they are wrong!
The first thing you will need to apply for Google AdSense and get approval is the privacy policy of your blog or website. If you don’t have it you cannot get approval simple is that. Why it is important? Because this privacy policy means you are not a scam and gives the sense of a serious business. Google will check the rest of the conditions only if you have this policy.
A privacy actually describes to your readers about what they will get on your Blog , what they should do and what they should not. So obviously there is nothing bad in having a privacy policy. While it can affect somehow on your AdSense Approval, you must give it a try. You can write it yourself or find Privacy Policy Generators online (You don’t need a lawyer anyway).

2. About Page:

Like privacy policy you must have a about page so that you can get approved. Like privacy policy this About page also give the sense of a serious business.
An About has major role and importance if you don’t want to apply for AdSense. But when it comes to AdSense, they are about zero chances of getting approved if you are not showing this page.About page simply describes about you and your Blog . This will not only help you establish a relationship with readers but it will also make them trust upon you.

3. Contact Us Page:

It’s quite obvious that everyone has his/her own opinion. What one of your readers likes may be bothering someone else. Than it is better to give them opportunity to speak up to you and tell how they feel about your Blog, what they want to be edited , what they liked or hated.
Create a contact us page, if possible add your professional email there like info@yourblog.comand your social profile links too. Bcreating this you are telling Google that see we care for our customers, visitors and we are ready to help them. They can contact us any time.
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.
I’d recommend you to check my contact page to get some idea.

4. Name/ Email Verification:

When you apply don’t forget to put your Name and Email address in some easily visible area like About Me and Contact Us pages. It will confirm to Google AdSense Team that it is the same person who applied for AdSense and not some spam, crappy bots. This will help the Google in the verification process.

5. Age Verification:

This is the mistake that most younger blogger are making who are less than 18. They write incorrect age and get into trouble.
Use your correct date of birth and age while applying for Google AdSense account.
Because Google AdSense is not for people who are under 18. Some people realize this problem after being disproved a few times without any legitimate reason. So I advise you to be accurate while typing your age. Be honest.

6. Minimum Number of Posts:

What should be the minimum number of posts before applying for Google AdSense? There is no confirmed answer.
Not even one.
Because I have seen very established Blogs with 400+ posts and their owner telling me that Google AdSense is rejecting them while somewhere bloggers with 40,50 posts are enjoying making money.
Exactly, what I said that there is no actual answer. However, we can always predict things. According to my experience, you should only apply after you have more than 50 posts. Posts length must be 500+ words too with quality content.

7. Design:

As mentioned earlier, you blog design matters a lot. It should be professional and not like a messy photo gallery. Clean, professional and smart design is appreciated by Google.
Your blog design is the biggest thing after Content. This represents your expertise, experience and professionalism. So be careful because anything can kill your chances of getting approved by AdSense. I recommend Elegant Themes because you get access to 87 WordPress themes in just $69.

8. Content Type:

Be careful with what type of content you are publishing. Because it is something that truly matters.
Google AdSense is not for pornographic, pirated content, illegal items, drugs or other blogs /sSites like that. AdSense team won’t be willing to allow you to step in if you own a Non English Blog. Having posts shorter than 200 words in length is also Red Signal.

9. Providing Value:

Google loves the blog who are providing value in their content and their visitors and customers are enjoying that value. Be sincere with your visitors don’t ever try to scam them instead provide value.
Don’t complain about not making money and don’t clearly state that you’re blogging for money only and have no other interest in it. Because this will show them that you will not be providing values to your readers any day. Hence another Red Light glows up.

10. Top Level Domain:

Those days are gone far away when AdSense used to approve “Blogspot” and “WordPress.com” Blogs. As for today, you must have your own unique domain that specifies your Blog. If you don’t have one yet, stop dreaming about getting approved with Sub domains and go buy a Top Level Domain.
When it comes to domain, your domain should be of top level. For this purpose the best domain is .com domain. Choose a short, unique and easy to remember domain related to your blog niche.
Another important thing about domain is it’s age. Because most of Asian Countries, AdSense has placed an age restriction. They don’t accept any sites which are not 6 months old.
So keep it in mind before applying for Google AdSense program.

11. Other Ad Networks:

If you have any other Ads placed like Chitika, Clicksor or anything, it’s time to drop them off.
Even Google AdSense allows you to use other Ad Networks along with them, it’s better to remove the ads before Applying and don’t put them back until you get a reply from AdSense Team.
So, before submitting your application for Google AdSense make sure to remove all the ads on your blog from any other network.

12. Paid Traffic:

Google hates the sites that are getting paid traffic and mostly penalizes them so there is not a damn chance of getting approved by AdSense for a site that is getting paid traffic. You can bring traffic from Search Engines or any other way you want but if you want to earn via Google AdSense the right way, paid traffic is not a solution.
Also note, that Google do not accept site which gets traffic from illegal sources. So focus on getting traffic from legal sources like social media, SEO and related blogs.

What to do if AdSense is not getting approved?

After all this what if Google AdSense does not approved you?
It’s not the end of the world! ;)
There are many other trusted and high paying ads network you can use and trust me they are not hard as Google AdSense is in terms of getting approval. One door of opportunity is closed so the other one will open.
You can use these ad networks to earn money without AdSense. They are easy to get approved.
Infolinks is the leader in in-text advertising which offers 70% revenue share even if you’re a newbie blogger. It is different from other advertising networks. It takes less space because it shows in text ads or pop up ads. You can use it with Adsense safely.
It is a pay per click. They offer advertising options like: insearch ads, intext ads, inframe ads, intag ads.
  • Alexa Rank: 2571
  • Min payout: $50
  • Payment method: PayPal, Wire Transfer, eCheck, Western Union, Payoneer
Media.net is probably the best alternative to AdSense as it’s powered by Yahoo Bing Network. I’ve tried Media.net year ago and the average CPM was much better than any other AdSense alternatives.Media.net ads are quite similar to Google AdSense and it’s very easy to get approved if you’ve a quality blog.
  • Alexa Rank: 5132
  • Min payout: $100
  • Payment Method: PayPal, Bankwire
BidVertiser is another top alternative to Google AdSense which pays you for valid clicks on ads placed on your website. It is great Adsense alternative if you didn’t get Adsense approval or got banned. Bidvertiser offers Banner ads, Text ads, Mobile Ads, Slider ads etc. You can also make money by promoting your customized toolbar.
  • Alexa Rank: 892
  • Min payout: $10 only
  • Payment Method: PayPal, Checks
Chitika is a CPC program. Chitika is very similar to Adsense. It shows relevant ads based on your content. You can easily customize ad color, URL color, border color to match your theme tone. You can also choose for their referral /affiliate program, to earn extra income.
It offers 3 types of ads – Search Targeted Ads, Local Ads and Mobile Ads.
  • Alexa Rank: 5520
  • Min payout: $10
  • Payment Method: PayPal, Check

My Final Words After Your Apply for AdSense:

This will take your few time and you have to do these things Before Applying for Google AdSense. I guess these are not too hard. Don’t be sad if Google AdSense not approve your blog.  There are many other ways to make money online without AdSense.
Hope for the best. If approved enjoy and if not enjoy other networks. One more thing, Try to make money through blog from other business model. Ads network will not give you much as other business models will like affiliate marketing and selling your own product.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Google now converts Flash ads to HTML5 automatically



Google is about to make Web ads a little less annoying. Starting today, the company willautomatically convert Flash campaigns to HTML5.
Campaigns will automatically be switched over to HTML5 when uploaded through AdWords, AdWords Editor or some third party tools. Although not all ads can be converted, the change should still affect a large portion of new campaigns. You can test whether your ad was converted by checking for impressions on tablets and mobile devices.
Google first suggested it would begin auto-converting ads back in September, in a move to make Web content accessible to all devices. It’s in line with the shift towards greater content consumption on mobile; last month the company begandefaulting YouTube to HTML5 on all devices.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

10 Best High Paying Google Adsense Alternatives

A lot of new Bloggers think that Adsense is the only way to monetize their blogs. Later or sooner many will get disappointed if they face rejection or get banned from Adsense; due to this many might quit blogging.
If you’re one of them, don’t worry. You’re in a right place, I’m here to help you out; as you can see I don’t use Adsense on this blog because it doesn’t really suit my niche, yet I make a good amount of money fromAffiliate Marketing and other sources. So you don’t have to lose hope if you can’t get an Adsense account.
In this article, I’ll share some of the Best High Paying Google Adsense Alternatives that you can use on your blog to make money.
There are hundreds of Advertising Networks on internet, but only few are good. If you’re struggling to get an Adsense Approval or already got rejected from them, you can try using the below listed Best High Paying Google Adsense Alternative Advertising Networks.

Infolinks


Infolinks is one of the Best Google Adsense Alternative that pays quite a good amount of money for their publishers. Infolinks is a text-based ads that doesn’t require too many spaces in your site to show ads. Infolinks shows in text or pop up ads.
Infolinks provides 4 types of ads – In-Fold, In-text, In-Frame and In-tag Ads.
The best thing about Infolinks is, it’s quite easy to get approved. They don’t have any strict terms and conditions as compared to Adsense. You can read my detailed Infolinks Review here to know more.

 Media.net is another best alternative for Adsense. Media.net is a contextual ad network from Yahoo! and Bing. It provides customized ad units for your site, the ads also will be shown in mobile phones and tablets.
Media.net ads are highly customizable for an enhanced user experience. It automatically optimize each impression with a single ad tag. Media.net provide you easy access to high quality ads by connecting with all the major buyer networks. You can sign up for Media.net for free.

Chitika


Chitika is another high paying ads network that can be considered as Alternative to Adsense. If you’re struggling to get adsense approval, try Chitika. Getting Chitika ads on your site is quite easy, just create an account and Chitika will display ads on your site.
Chitika provides 3 types of ads – Search Targeted Ads, Mobile Ads and Local Ads. Best thing about Chitika is, it lets you choose ad type and the you’ll get Ads from Yahoo! and other top-quality advertisers. Chitika network has over 350,000+ quality publishers.

Qadabra


Qadabra is another Self-Serve Ad platform that provides performance based advertising; A self-service ad platform is the kind of technology that provides advertisements (banners) on websites in that kind of fashion – meaning they are managed independently, with no need for a guide. 
Just create Qadabra account and display ads on your site. Qadabra offers all standard IAB size display banners as well as the widest selection of creative rich media that helps increase rates and improve eCPMs.
Qadabra has the lowest minimum payout in the Industry. The payout starts at just $1; Payment methods include PayPal, Payoneer prepaid MasterCard and wire transfer. You can Join Qadabra for free.

Adversal


Adversal is another Ad network that can be considered as Adsense Alternative. It has a good CTR, but Adversal has some requirements like; your sites should have minimum 50,000 page views per month.
Adversal provides Multiple Ad Formats with 100% Fill Rate. Adversal Payments are made on a NET35 basis, which means that payments are made 35 days after the end of the month. The minimum payment is $20. You can Join Adversal for free.

Bidvertiser


Bidvertiser is another pay per click advertising network that can be considered as best Adsense Alternative if you’re having hard time getting Adsense approved or got banned. With Bidvertiser, you get paid for every visitor that clicks on an ad, and an extra revenue if the click turns into conversion.
BidVertiser provides you a simple point-and-click tool to help you customize the layout of the ads to fit your site’s look and feel, in order to retain the high quality of your website.

RevenueHits


RevenueHits is another Ads network that help publishers to generate more revenues with state of the art Contextual & Geo targeted Ad Serving technology.
RevenueHits innovative Performance Base (CPA) Ad Network was designed to help publishers to monetize online assets, including toolbars, websites, search, widgets, IM applications and more. RevenueHits pays via Wire, PayPal or Payoneer. Minimum payout is $20. 

AdEngage


AdEngage is an online advertising network that allows advertisers to buy ads, and publishers/website owners to sell space on their sites.AdEngage offers two types of ads: a Weekly Ad which runs for a period of time on a single site priced in dollars per week, and a Targeted CPC (RON) ad that runs on many sites priced in cents per Valid click.AdEngage offers payments through AdEngage Account Credit, checks, PayPal, and wire transfer. Minimum payout is $50. 

VigLink


VigLink is kind of different from other Ad networks. VigLink automatically converts your links to an affiliate link, and if you manage to make sales through these links, you will earn a commission.VigLink offers semantic technology to automatically link products, merchants, and brands to the most relevant destination. VigLink currently has over 35,000 merchants

YesAdvertising


YesAdvertising is another Ads network that provides varies types of Ads to maximize your earnings. YesAdvertising’s Ad marketplace allows you to control the advertisements, to ensure that the ads on you sites are consistent with your brand. YesAdvertising enables full access to their list of offers with lucrative payouts.YesAdvertising provides payments through Check, Paypal, Payoneer, Perfect Money and Bank Transfer.