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Do you think there is bias here

  1. sofs profile image87
    sofsposted 6 years ago

    I am asking about google adsense, why are we reading about and experiencing so many glitches with adsense while some have it easy. Are Asian countries subjected to different treatment or its just a passing phase. I am told that I have inappropriate  content....what a laugh! I am really curious to know

    1. wildorangeflower profile image56
      wildorangeflowerposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I think when you apply for google adsense using HubPages, you need to be here for at least six months writing well written content and original ones. Your hubs seems alright!

      1. camlo profile image84
        camloposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        I applied the moment I joined HP, and had my account within days.

        1. sofs profile image87
          sofsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Wow! thats what I am talking about. I am not looking for a shoulder to cry on but just trying to understand this issue

        2. Pandoras Box profile image82
          Pandoras Boxposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Me too, if not virtually instantly if I recall correctly. Maybe it took a day. And I had no other internet writing experience to think of, other than an extremely short stint at associated content and lots of hours logged into religious and political forums.

          1. sofs profile image87
            sofsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            Yeah I know for sure now!

      2. sofs profile image87
        sofsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        I just looked up all answers related to this and quite a few people have said on hubpages that, they have been accepted even before they wrote hubs. I am not sure if the six months that you talk about is universal.
        Thanx wildorangeflower ( colourful name I should say)

        1. wildorangeflower profile image56
          wildorangeflowerposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Yes I think they don't automatically approve applications from Asia, this is due to payment difficulty on their part etc.

          Just keep on writing for now and reapply again,

        2. thisisoli profile image63
          thisisoliposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          The six month wait policy is an official standard set by Google in some Asian countries and India with the sole aim of weeding out poor quality writers. If you are from one of the affected regions you must have a regualrly updated website/blog for six months for them to asses your writing.

    2. SiddSingh profile image59
      SiddSinghposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Some Asian countries do indeed have different (tougher) criteria for admission into Adsense.

      Stay around for a few months, keep writing hubs, and re-apply after some time.

      For easier entry into Adsense, you need to have your own domain name (I read this somewhere credible - I cannot provide the relevant link right now).

      Having a blog on blogger.com, with decent content may also help (As an alternative to own domain name).

      A couple of HP users have also informed that incessant pestering of Adsense has also helped them get an account (it took something like 25 odd mails.)

      1. sofs profile image87
        sofsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        some consolation Sidd singh    I will keep working. I dont give up easily
        Thanks! have a great day!

    3. Adult Content profile image60
      Adult Contentposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      If HP and all the related companies and automatic programs think ANYthing in your hub or even in your profile means potential trouble--be it too much work or more importantly (to them) a loss of potential income then YES they will readily be biased to put it nicely.
      Just enjoy yourself and don't expect to make money and you should be just fine.

      1. sofs profile image87
        sofsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Great advice adult content.. There is nothing near to what your name even suggests in my profile or hubs.  Good to hear from you anyway

    4. relache profile image88
      relacheposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Google is taking steps they feel necessary to deal with the large amount of spam and fraudulent accounts that are coming from certain regions of the world.  If you happen to live in one of those areas, the best thing you can do is build a web presence that demonstrates quality and good practices, and you'll get approved.

      1. sofs profile image87
        sofsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Thanx  relache Looks like write good and wait it out is the common thread.  Unfair, but practical I guess.

      2. IntimatEvolution profile image82
        IntimatEvolutionposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        This is really good, solid, advice.  I'd take it.

  2. Cagsil profile image60
    Cagsilposted 6 years ago

    You were told you have inappropriate content. Who said that?

    As for Google bias, well it does have a highly restrictive terms of service, so I would have to say, possibly. lol

    Other than that, no. smile

    1. sofs profile image87
      sofsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I've been informed by google on mail.

      1. Cagsil profile image60
        Cagsilposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Oh wow. hmm

        1. sofs profile image87
          sofsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Cagsil what does that mean ;you  wow the fact that  I have inappropriate content or that  that I am excluded! big_smile big_smile

          1. sofs profile image87
            sofsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            Glitches on HP too!!   I am having difficulty staying on line; so post  your thoughts; I will check out when the net is better. Thanks foljks  for the input God bless!

          2. Cagsil profile image60
            Cagsilposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            The fact that you were told that. hmm

            1. sofs profile image87
              sofsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              Good! Cagsil . I can put a saint to shame with my kind of content!  I was actually waiting to pick a fight with you and there you go spoiling my chances.
              No I am actually the saint.  :r      yikes

  3. Denise Handlon profile image87
    Denise Handlonposted 6 years ago

    Hi Sofs, sorry to hear of your problems.  Listen, whenever I get into a bad glitch I ask the hubpage team.  Maybe they can help?  Or at least offer an explanation.  Good luck.

    1. sofs profile image87
      sofsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Hmmm.. One excellent piece of information. Thank you  Denise Handlon.
      I am listening.. and acting!! God bless you

  4. TerryGl profile image61
    TerryGlposted 6 years ago

    I seem to understand that your having trouble in getting an account.

    If that is so, I would suggest you take another route. This is a sure fire way to getting approved.

    Go to docstoc dot com and load up a few pdf files into your account. The more decent and detailed good content the better.

    Then apply for adsense through docstoc and follow the process.

    Bang, there's your shiny new Adsense account.

    1. sofs profile image87
      sofsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Terrygl I have just been reading some facts about reapplying through other sources, as the ip address, mailing address and phone numbers are all the same you just get thrown out without even a glance sideways.

      This is the impression I get,  Thankyou for letting me know, bless your heart.

      1. swapna123 profile image78
        swapna123posted 6 years ago in reply to this

        I just typed a long reply to another question on same lines..
        When i applied for adsense account for my blog, i got a mail from them saying my blog should be atleast 6 months old. I tried again from hubpages and i got a reply saying my hubs contain "Unacceptable site content", whatever that means..So, yeah, irrespective of which source you choose to reapply, google has the same discriminatory rule.. 6 months for Asians sad

        1. sofs profile image87
          sofsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Discrimination Yes !! On the same page now!!
          Can anything be done about it?  share your life experience!! big_smile

          1. swapna123 profile image78
            swapna123posted 6 years ago in reply to this

            Yeah.. there's one thing that can be done ! WAIT  lol 
            Looking at the brighter side, if we were getting paid, we'll focus more on increasing the number of hubs and seo. While now, we can afford to spend that time on writing nice, well-researched hubs big_smile

            1. sofs profile image87
              sofsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              Waiting doesn't sound good, I am looking for action.  Yes I write what I love, so no problems on that front. Just here.... what to do now!!

              1. Marisa Wright profile image93
                Marisa Wrightposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                Sofs, it's unfortunate that Adsense has decided to make people in certain countries wait to get their account, but there's not a lot we can do about it.

                If it's any comfort, most people find their Hubs only make a few dollars in their first six months anyway. If you keep writing Hubs, they will be nice and "mature" by the time you get your account up and running!

                In the meantime, have you applied to Amazon?

                1. sofs profile image87
                  sofsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                  That is some  consolation , not really. I was just looking for a  way to work around this in a ' mature' way. Could that be a flaw!!! wink 
                  Oh yes! got the amazon  affiliate id in a jiffy!
                  What irks me is that I am told that I have inappropriate content on my hubs. Grrrrrrrrrrrr
                  Do you think asking HP support would help.

                  1. Marisa Wright profile image93
                    Marisa Wrightposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                    I think that may just be a standard response and doesn't mean anything.  If HP isn't telling you it's inappropriate, don't worry.

  5. puter_dr profile image85
    puter_drposted 6 years ago

    Hubpages cannot control how and when Google approves adsense accounts.
    The method using docstoc does work for many who have issues, others find they can create a few quality blogs on blogger.com and then apply and be approved within hours.

    Another avenue which may be presented to you, and I would discourage unless you have no other way, there are sites that sell adsense accounts. The problem with those accounts is this, if google catches that you are using an adsense account in a name that is not yours, they will close the account, and they can and will seize any funds accrued in the account. In other words, say the account is issued to John Doe, and then you change the payment details to an account that pays sofs, at your current address that will set off the alarms at google.

    If you can get a google account through honest means, then treat it well, and stay within the TOS.

    1. sofs profile image87
      sofsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Thanx  puter_dr
      I think I will wait awhile and reapply after a few more hubs: i don't care to "buy adsense accounts, it just doesn't  sound right!!  I am not one for breaking rules ...Thank you once again for the input.

      1. harrist profile image60
        harristposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        http://hubpages.com/hub/how-to-get-and- … free-blogs

        read my hubs how to get easy Adsense account  less than 24 hours , for your case sofs , ask in comment how to fix your problems or maybe you should BEG !! in comment section so I can give you real implementation about how to get Adsense Account or maybe you should wait for 6 month just like everyone else of course if you don't like to BEGs ?? times is ticking :-) Enjoy BRO

        1. sofs profile image87
          sofsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          What is this..... i have no cue . Why should I BEG ...not my style. What is BEG anyways!!
          Your article actually did not suggest a solution for my problem!!

          1. harrist profile image60
            harristposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            here some tips if you already get rejected by Adsense teams it mean no matter what how many time trying to get approval by Adsense team you'll not get a chances it mean they already record your email and your url so that's why from now move you a with double ss  and don be lazy do some research by using Google Adword keyword tools,
            writes some article that contain high paying keywords change your email and your url,  if your still not getting approved maybe you just having bad luck tha'ts all :-)

            PS. even if you already have Google Adsense account it doesn't mean you'll gonna be rich, so stop asking and move your ass cause if you still asking !! peoples in here will have no clue to answer your question, ok I will give you a keywords type in Google  "blackhat website"  and go to that forum and type in search box Google Adsense then you'll get real answer and real implementation, but  carefully some times they attacking your browser  and steal your CC no lol :-) enjoy !!

            1. harrist profile image60
              harristposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              Sorry I am forget something My english Suck's lol :-)  even though I already have Google Adsense account :-) it mean Grammar   doesn't mater or effecting your Adsense Judgment for getting approved or not , anyway I am forget to tell you something sof , I am getting approved by Adsense is because I copy paste article from clickbank vendor lest than 48 hour I get Adsense account easily even my first Adsense  already being rejected still I always positive thinking and be creative and not asking arround instead do some unthinkable method I.e copy paste from CLickbank Vendor lol :-)

              1. sofs profile image87
                sofsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                Do you write in greek or something... I understood very well  big_smile
                Anyway thanks for whatever you are saying!!

        2. thisisoli profile image63
          thisisoliposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Begging Google to give you an acount is a surefire way to get you rejected, no one likes to be begged for anything.

  6. Joy56 profile image60
    Joy56posted 6 years ago

    wow we live in a complicated world these days eh? nice to have threads like this with true community spirit, and help.  Hope your problem is solved soon.

  7. TerryGl profile image61
    TerryGlposted 6 years ago

    You have several choices. One do nothing. Two wait 6 months. 3 do what I said and go through docstoc. Four open a Blogger account and put in a few nice posts - make it look nice - and apply through blogger.

    If that fails, which I doubt would happen, then continue on as you are.

    1. sofs profile image87
      sofsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      No I checked with people about reapplying from different sites, the address, phone numbers and ip address come into play.. Sensible thing is to wait ,do research and put in some worth while hubs.. I will keep checking other options though! Thanks for being such great help!!

  8. Pandoras Box profile image82
    Pandoras Boxposted 6 years ago

    That sucks SOFS, to know you're being punished for something you didn't do. But I'm sure it's legal.

    Keep building up your content and re-trying. I hope they'll resolve the situation for you sooner rather than later.

    1. sofs profile image87
      sofsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Yeah .. I've decided, will keep working, thanks for all the suggestions and help!

  9. thisisoli profile image63
    thisisoliposted 6 years ago

    Just to set the record straight on the discriminatory front here, Google did not always implement this rule , it came about because millions of poorly written hubs from Asian countries sprung up with little value, next to no information, and even less correct spelling and grammar.

    Google IS an advertising company, their advertisers obviously don't want to be associated with sites such as this.

    This wait period is not a slap on Asians or Indians, but a slap on low quality content which was damaging the people who advertise with Google.

    The 6 month rule does suck for those Indian and Asian writers who can write English fluently and still have to wait, however it does mean greater profits all around, since it is more likely that you will see more advertisers spending more money!

    The important thing to remember, when you get right down to it, is that it takes about 6 months for a site to truely draw in organic traffic anyway.  Just keep building a high quality site, and then there is more chance you will be accepted, and you will instantly start earning cash!

    1. sofs profile image87
      sofsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Thisisoli,
      I understand this very well now, after reading some of the stuff on line. Yeah but being penalized for  no fault not my  mine sounds a little awful, but I think I can't do much here.
      Thank you people for being ever so supportive, you are the best guys in the whole world!!
      I will slowly but surely work my way through!! I never give Up!!

  10. thisisoli profile image63
    thisisoliposted 6 years ago

    I would be careful about following his advice...

    You can apply several times, be rejected, and then be accepted.

    However if you are banned from adsense...

    I wouldn't get your hopes up for getting back in for teh next few years.

    Besides BlackHat SEO only ever carries short term benefits, and a whole load of risk.  I learnt my lesson at a young age, and always urge people to stay on the straight and narrow if they want success with Google!

    1. sofs profile image87
      sofsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Ole,
      This is very valuable advice.  I really appreciate this. Thank you so much!

 
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