Monetization

AdSense stopped working on my website

On May 20, 2016 after almost 10 years of being a happy, loyal user of Google AdSense my ad units suddenly stop working. Ads stopped displaying, impressions stopped being counted. I searched my account and my websites for changes to code or notices of voilations. All is good … except AdSense ads are not showing…

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Google Contributor is finally here!

I was very pleased this morning to see the announcement of Contributor by Google. I have waited a long time for something like this to happen. So what is Contributor? Contributor lets you “contribute” to the websites you visit while minimizing potentially annoying ads. You sign up to spend a certain amount per month. Those…

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Google AdSense – Bringing in the money

When I signed up for AdSense in October of 2006 I thought “Cool! Free money!” I already had a website, complete with affiliate links and paying customers. Adding a few Pay Per Click ads sounded like an easy way to bring in more money. Here is my real-life Google AdSense story 2006 In October 2006…

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Chitika Ads – Initial Impression

I heard about Chitika ads around November 1, 2009 and decided to try them out on one of my other websites. They are similar to adsense in the fact that you get paid for when ads are clicked. They are different in the following ways: Chitika ads do not pay you for multiple clicks from…

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PayPerPost Review

While researching how much the average blogger earns and how they earn it, I ran into PayPerPost.com . The name pretty much says it all – when your website is selected by advertisers, you get paid to post the information they request on your blog. It sounded interesting, so I signed up. Here is what…

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An Honest Review of Google Adsense

If you are thinking that Google Adsense may be an easy way to monetize your already-popular website, you could be right. If you are thinking that Google Adsense could be an easy way to earn money from home with little or no effort – you are flat-out-wrong. Adsense does not make a very good “Get…

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