Losing My Google Adsense Account - My Hubpage Days Are Now Over!!
Over this past Christmas holiday, I got introduced to Hubpages. The idea of making money via my Adsense Account while writing about things I was interested in really peaked my interest. Over a two week period, I wrote a couple of dozen of hubs on several topics covering sports, technology, family, and life. I was really into this. I worked hard over a few weeks and was starting to see results as advertising money was starting to dribble in.
I had used Adsense Ads on personal web pages, but the web pages I had were for very specific with limited audiences, so they never really drew alot of traffic. I tried some blog sites as well but couldn't get traffic there either. That why Hubpages really caught my attention. Hubpages itself already had many many followers so by simply creating interesting Hubs, the traffic just came. The views of my Hubs grew day by day so I continued trying to write at least a Hub a day for the first month.
I had just started promoting my hubs on some external sites like Reddit. I was amazed at the immediate results in terms of traffic. I now had a new mission to create more and more passive income via my Adsense Account ("piponmelrose"). Just when things started going well, I received that ever dreadful email message from Google saying they suspended my Adsense Account due to "illegal clicks". I was absolutely devastated. Adsense was the cornerstone to my passive revenue strategy on the Internet. I displayed ads on everyone of my web pages, I monetized several Youtube videos via Adsense, I shared Adsense revenue on blog sites, and now I was advertising via Hubpages.
All that hard work to get this revenue stream rolling and it's all gone down the drain. I appealed the suspension, but was told that my appeal was denied. My only assumption around the illegal clicks would be if friends or family members were clicking on some of these ads but like I said, the sites i used were not real traffic heavy sites, so they were not drawing much traffic.
Hubpages was my answer to the traffic issue!! I was making lists of future hubs to write and was looking forward to publishing each and everyone of them. Without an Adsense Account, my desire to continue writing Hubs is gone. It was the combination of a passive revenue stream along with the ability to write about anything that drew me to Hubpages.
It has been well over a month now that I've NOT been active on Hubpages. Without the ability to monetize my work, it's not worth putting in the effort. Writing good hubs was alot of work and took serious effort. The Adsense payouts were the incentive to put in all that effort.
The worst thing about this, even though I've not done anything over the past month on Hubpages, my Hubs continue to generate traffic. Of course, no revenue comes along with that traffic since I no longer have an Adsense Account to link to my Hubpages account. It kills me to think about how much additional traffic and revenue I'd be generating if I had kept up with my daily efforts of creating hubs and publicizing my hubs!! All my best laid plans came crashing down
I read all the Hubs about suspended Google Adsense Accounts and from everything I've read, once Google suspends your account, you will never get it back!!! If someone from Google does read this, consider it another appeal to have my account re-issued. Without it, I'm afraid my Hubpage days are over and all that hard work to get to this point is all now simply wasted effort!!!!
Doubleklm (piponmelrose - Google Adsense)