Google Adsense is a great program to make money. Google Adsense is an ad serving program run by Google. Website owners can enroll in this program to enable text, image and, more recently, video advertisements on their sites. These ads are administered by Google and generate revenue on either a per-click or per-thousand-impressions basis.
Who Can Apply?
As per Google you can apply if you have
- A launched website with acceptable content and valid URL. This include blogs on blogger and WordPress too.
- A valid payee name and mailing address to receive your payments.
How Do You Apply for Adsense?
To get include in adsense program you need to open an account with Google Adsense here. You need to have a website to apply for this account. If you do not have a website, you can make our free of cost at blogger.com.
You can have blog for free. There are many services that provide free blog service. Blogger.com and WordPress.com are the ones which are most popular.
When you open an account with Blogger.com, you would get a domain like yourblog.blogspot.com.
At wordpress you would have yourblog.wordpress.com
Once you set up a blog start writing the content before applying for adsense account. This is to have some content running on your site when Google reviews your site.
After you fill an online application form you would be informed by email whether you have been accepted.
When accepted you can log into your account and choose the codes for display on your website.
There are various ad formats available from which you can choose.
The ads can be customized to meet your website’s look. In addition to this I also use Adsense Links. If you see just below the header, you would notice.
Before you publish, you can preview how the ad looks by using preview button. This feature has been added recently and is a good utility in my view.
How do you make money?
Whenever somebody clicks on the ad displayed, you are awarded with a percentage.
Google never tells you how does it calculate your percentage and it varies from click to click.
How much money you would make
That depends on you. I have read reports about people making millions.
How Maximize of Google Adsense Revenue
In spite of tricks, tip and cheats, for winning the game with Adsense you need to have good content that generatesWrite! That is only way you can target more content, more traffic, better ads and better clickthroughs.
Adsense does not work without content.
The content publisher or the webmaster puts code in his webpages. Every time the page is accessed, the code pulls advertisements that are related to the published content on that site.
Because the ads are relevant to the content, the visitor might want to check them out as well. When the visitor clicks on an advertisement, the webmaster serving the ad earns a portion of the money that the advertiser is paying the search engine for the click.
The tracking, payment handling, click monitoring and statistics maintenance is all done by Google, thus saving the publisher a lot of headache.
Google Adsense is very successful method of montizing content sites because it already has come a long way in understanding the needs of publishers and webmasters.
Its continuous progression and advent of advanced system now allow full customizations and different formats. This enables the site owners the possibility of more clicks.
Adsense allows publishers to track not only how their sites are progressing but also the earnings based on the webmaster-defined channels. Webmasters now possess the capability to monitor how their ads are performing using customizable reports of detail page impressions, clicks and click-through rates.
One can now track specific ad formats, colors and pages within a website. Trends are also easily spotted.
These features also allow to measure the effectiveness of any change that is implemented.
The more flexible tools are also allowing webmasters to group web pages by URL, domain, ad type or category, which will provide them some accurate insight on which pages, ads and domains are performing best.
Your content can pull a lot of money with Google Adsense. This brings in work and regular update of your website to keep it fresh.
Google cannot afford to get blemished or disreputed on its Adsense program as it directly affects their Adwords program. Google would do everything to update and polish their Adsense in order to maintain their good image.
Few Tips for Long Term Adsense Success
A site needs traffic to work and because most of the traffic would be organic if you are not into paid advertisement, you need to build a decent content over period before you can expect any decent traffic.
In spite of all the Adsense secrets and tactics, the major determinant of Adsense money is your traffic. Forget everything else. Foremost is getting traffic. Rest of experimentation can wait.
If your content is not updated often, your site becomes stale and readers go away.
If a site is poor in content, you get ads which do not pay enough. Therefore, you need good stuff to get higher revenue per click
If your one site is performing poorly, you can be smart priced so that your other site’s revenue per click is affected.
Therefore, first create a website rich in content and let it get good traffic. Do not add Adsense ads until you have a good number of visitor say 500-1000.
Instead, keep building content.
When you do, add your Adsense ads one at a time.
Do not publish all of them simultaneously. Let your visitor get used to the concept. You can later add other units.
A large rectangle is most performing unit. It is always a good start.
What is the use of this?
When you add your Adsense ads, they start performing decently. This would give you a jump in the revenue and also protect you against being smart priced.
All it takes is about 4-6 months of content building without expecting any revenue.
That dry period would be covered in very first month.
Next time you expand your Adsense site network, do give it a try.