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Making Cents With Google AdSense

Updated on October 29, 2011

Google AdSense is a great way to earn a passive income.

You can earn a terrific passive income with Google AdSense.
You can earn a terrific passive income with Google AdSense. | Source
Google AdSense earns you money when readers click on ads.
Google AdSense earns you money when readers click on ads. | Source
Increased search engine rankings will increase your content being returned in replies. More readers equals more money.
Increased search engine rankings will increase your content being returned in replies. More readers equals more money. | Source

Numerous article writers around the web are wondering how to make money through Google AdSense. Google AdSense is available all over the web on article content sites with the proposal or promise that authors will earn money, but many are wondering if Google AdSense is the vehicle to make that happen based on their experience so far.

Hundreds of thousands of authors have submitted their articles with the hopes that they will earn thousands of dollars per month as visitors click madly through their Google ads. As they log into their account or check their analytics they realize that they aren’t seeing those dollars rolling in. What happened to the thousands of dollars to be earned with Google AdSense? There are sometimes only pennies reflected after hundreds of page views. Countless authors become frustrated after a couple of weeks or months of the same and declare AdSense a failure and move on to another source of income on the web with article writing material.

Are they right to give up and move on? Is Google AdSense a dead end to earning money with your article writing efforts? The reality of the situation is Google AdSense isn’t a dead end as a means to an ends. However, keyword stuffing and excessive SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is over. Quality work is finally getting an honest shake and makes a difference for Google as they protect their advertisers from bandits on the web that put out lousy articles simply to get ranked higher in search engine results without providing a benefit to the audience.

Advertisers with Google are searching for a targeted audience and Google is attempting to meet their advertiser’s needs by tightening the reigns and making certain quality content is matched with their ads. As a result many webmasters, bloggers and article writers have come to realize they need to put in the work in order to receive the same results that many got for free in years past. Advertisers are paying top dollar for those clicks and expect targeted traffic for their big bucks.

Although there are still some bugs or kinks in the mix while Google converts from their old way of doing things to the new way of doing things, in the end it will be worth it. Google AdSense is a great way to earn money with your article writing efforts. Authors that create work that is subpar will no longer be tolerated.

If you are an author that has always provided quality content, you don’t need to worry about changing anything. However, for those that were skating by on content that was simply made for getting the most clicks or views without providing quality or relevant work you will find your material removed from the web and many of the article content sites. Google has contacted a lot of these websites and advised them they need to clean house and get rid of the bums. They have contacted some of the largest and most popular sites on the web first and provided a heads up that they need to take out the trash. Many sites have followed Google’s warning and have either deleted garbage from their mist or requested authors to take care of the problem and clean up material that was more than substandard.

When these sites remove the garbage and ask authors to clean up their sub-par articles, there will be less competition for those authors whose work is terrific. With less competition the result will be more room for your quality content. Your material will move up in the search engine rankings and you will receive more readers which will mean more clicks and earn you more money with Google AdSense. Therefore, if you are wondering if there is money to be made with Google AdSense, the answer is yes.

Google and other search engines have improved their search engine bots to allow them to wade more decisively through the garbage of irrelevant keyword stuffed sites and material and find those that contain great information to return as search engine results. Your exceptional content which may include blog posts, articles and websites will obtain excellent search engine ranking and will be displayed more often in search engine results for your targeted audience.

Of course it does require a tremendous amount of mental fortitude to continue to create extraordinary work day after day or week after week for what seems like pennies on the investment. Though, you will receive a decent passive income for your efforts as long as you are creating wonderfully pertinent quality content. You can submit one article that will earn you money for months and years to come. If you believe that you can put in the work today and are willing to earn in the future, you can earn a nice passive income with Google AdSense.

If you are interested in beginning your journey with an article content site, sign up for HubPages. They are one of the most generous sites on the web for earnings/revenue sharing . You can join here.


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      TigerLily5 6 years ago

      I enjoyed this article very much. Extremely informing!

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      icciev 6 years ago from Kuwait

      Hi smcopywrite,

      thanks for the nice article and tips, I think to earn more (hundreds per month) on adsense or any ads program you nee four things:

      1- Qty: you need many many articles that you write, keep update and adjust on timely basis.

      2- Quality: each of your articles should be of a quality and should intreset users reading it.

      3- Traffic: you need a hug traffic to your articles

      4- you have to know that internet is slowly changing which means it needs time for your articles to get rated and for your site to be famous.

      Again thanks for this nice article, voted up

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      smcopywrite 6 years ago from all over the web

      i wanted to share a very successful hub authors story with ricio cis.

      this is what it takes to earn that great passive income. this individual has written and shared 1000 hubs.

      if you think you have the fortitude to create this many hubs you may get that great income. there are some hubbers that have done it with less, but writing for a living wont be done overnight.

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      smcopywrite 6 years ago from all over the web

      of course everyone hears about those writers that are cashing in the thousand dollar check each month from google. however, look at behind the scenes at those same writers. many have been at it a couple of years and have had some failures as well as success. some may have 30 or more blogs or websites that they work each month with quality content and great keywords.

      earning a decent passive income does take work, hard work. some may have become lucky with an article or group of articles that receive quite a few page views each day. however, the majority earn their living from a combination of page views for many articles or multiple websites with adsense that are receiving thousands of visitors.

      in order to achieve success, continue to work and educate yourself on what successful writers are doing right in the industry.

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      Rose Clearfield 6 years ago from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

      It's so true that you have to create meaningful content to make real money with AdSense. It is also hard work but can be well worth the effort.

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      Sueswan 6 years ago

      Not interested in Adsense but I found this hub interesting.

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      Ricio Cis 6 years ago from Cebu City

      Me, i am a newbie too. I wanted to earn more in adsense.

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      Don A. Hoglund 6 years ago from Wisconsin Rapids

      I'm still trying to learn.

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      Ricio Cis 6 years ago from Cebu City

      congratulations to the daily earning that you have at the pic.

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      Ricio Cis 6 years ago from Cebu City

      My adsense has very low earnings, what can I do?

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      OutsideTheLines 6 years ago from Tulsa, OK

      Great hub! People need to keep a realistic view and understand that those people making hundreds of dollars have taken the time to build a following on their supported website.