Farewell HP Peeps

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  1. ziyena profile image91
    ziyenaposted 7 months ago

    Well, it doesn’t look like Google Adsense will work with me, nor can HP intercede over the disabling of my AdSense account.  I’m not angry.  Things happen for a reason.  Perhaps HP is not the path I should be on but instead, back to writing novels.  Overall, I’ve enjoyed my time on HP, a few difficulties along the way.  Interesting people on the forum, a few personalities clashes here and there as we all experience, but nothing I ever hold grudges over.  I think we all live and learn, forgive and want to find peace, happiness, success… and I wish that for all of you.  To my old acquaintances, Nell, Billy Buc, RonE, MsDora… farewell, you are all gems, treasures for HP.  To the forum Gurus… TT2, Brandon, theRaggedEdge… and the rest - keep up the great positive help in the forums, you are always an asset to HP!!

    I’ve deleted all my articles save for one I’m leaving behind..  A bit of humor to remember me by… https://hubpages.com/community/7-Hub-Personalities-You-May-Recognize

    Blessings
    Z

    1. Marketing Merit profile image93
      Marketing Meritposted 7 months agoin reply to this

      Isn't this a bit premature Ziyena? As far as I can tell, ads are still being shown on your remaining article.

      Adsense tends to inflexible and there is little that HP can do, on an individual basis.

      You haven't been banned from Adsense yet. Disabling your account usually means that they are giving you an opportunity to rectify the problem. Unfortunately, this often means that you are required to drill-down to discover what the issue is. They won't spoon feed you.

      Also, are you sure that you haven't received an alert regarding ads for just one article being disabled?

      I received a warning last month saying that ads were being disabled for an article I wrote, saying it contained graphic images. As it turns out, the article was about warts and someone had obviously taken offense to the pictures of verrucas!

      Just be certain that you are correct about this, before throwing in the towel. Good luck!

      1. ziyena profile image91
        ziyenaposted 7 months agoin reply to this

        Google was very specific in stating that I will never be able to have another AdSense account and that's ok with me.  However, I\ll leave behind another article to test just in case it's as you say.  Thanks for the caution  smile

        1. Nell Rose profile image93
          Nell Roseposted 7 months agoin reply to this

          But what about your Hubpages Ads? They are not all Adsense.

          1. Marketing Merit profile image93
            Marketing Meritposted 7 months agoin reply to this

            You need an active Adsense account for the HP ad program. However, looking at the ads on Ziyena's remaining article, they all look like Adsense ads to me, although could be wrong.

            1. Sherry Hewins profile image94
              Sherry Hewinsposted 7 months agoin reply to this

              Just because the article is showing Adsence ads does not mean the author has an account. Even before new people are approved, their hubs show ads. I guess HP gets the money.

              1. ziyena profile image91
                ziyenaposted 7 months agoin reply to this

                That's what I was thinking … we'll see.  If not, I'll report back

          2. ziyena profile image91
            ziyenaposted 7 months agoin reply to this

            Yes … that's why I took Marketing Merit's advice.  I'll be monitoring, but I'm thinking Google will catch up after the response that I received from the appeal.  Instead of deleting, I've switched to unpublished. Waiting to see if I still collect pay out per day on the one  … if so, then something is off kilter.  Even so, still going back to writing my historical romance novels  smile  Hugs

    2. Jean Bakula profile image92
      Jean Bakulaposted 7 months agoin reply to this

      Sometimes the Universe is trying to prod us into doing something new, and you seem to have made up your mind. Let us know when your novel is written and best wishes as you move forward.

      You do have copies of all the articles you wrote, right?

      1. ziyena profile image91
        ziyenaposted 7 months agoin reply to this

        Thanks Jean … Yes, always had the copies  smile  Good Luck to you

  2. lobobrandon profile image90
    lobobrandonposted 7 months ago

    Oh no... So you see no point in moving your work to another platform such as your own domain and using another advertising network? That's a lot of work just wiped off sad

    Anyway, it was nice meeting you here and I wish you success in whatever you do next. Do you have any published novels already?

    1. ziyena profile image91
      ziyenaposted 7 months agoin reply to this

      Thanks, Brandon ... thought of this well in advance and in the process.  Cheers to you

  3. theraggededge profile image95
    theraggededgeposted 7 months ago

    That's such a shame, Ziyena. Am very sorry to see you go.

    I wish you all the success in the world for your new writing adventure.

    1. ziyena profile image91
      ziyenaposted 7 months agoin reply to this

      Thanks so much!

  4. janshares profile image94
    jansharesposted 7 months ago

    Farewell, ziyena. Sounds like it is well with your soul. I wish you peace, happiness and success. smile Take good care.

    1. ziyena profile image91
      ziyenaposted 7 months agoin reply to this

      Hugs to you Ms. Jan … always a sweetheart

  5. Kenna McHugh profile image89
    Kenna McHughposted 7 months ago

    Ziyena, It's always sad to see a Hubber leave. Hugs!  It sounds like you have your writing plans figured out. Consider it a new chapter in your life.

    Leaving with one of your articles remaining means the back door is always unlocked and you can return.  That is a good feeling. big_smile

    1. ziyena profile image91
      ziyenaposted 7 months agoin reply to this

      Thanks Kenna.  Cheers

  6. ziyena profile image91
    ziyenaposted 7 months ago

    Ok, so it does look like my earnings are slacking off.  I find it interesting that HP will still continue to make money off of my articles with their ads.  But, if I want to keep my articles in visible position, then I'm guessing it's a give and take situation - just to hold on to decent traffic for Amazon earnings so I'll leave a few articles behind specific to that.  This is my  second issue with Google, four years ago when I was still a greenhorn I got confused and accidently canceled my own Google AdSense account and turned around and created a new one thinking it would be ok - they would not reinstate for a long time.  Now, I've violated a policy that I'm not completely sure what I've done other than the possible scenario given earlier in this thread.  They are not clear with you at all.  So, let this be another example.  You cannot make a mistake, no matter how unwittingly small or grey the issue.  What a headache this has been.  Good luck to you all.  Back to writing romance!  Blessings

    1. lobobrandon profile image90
      lobobrandonposted 7 months agoin reply to this

      Since you've taken down a lot, it would slack off, right? When it goes down to 0 that's when you know the HP ad program is not working for you anymore.

    2. sirama profile image95
      siramaposted 7 months agoin reply to this

      Hi ziyena.. I came through this Link... I hope it will give you second thought...

      Title: “Google AdSense Ad Serving Has Been Disabled to Your Site”: Here’s the Fix
      https://w w w.shoutmeloud.com/google-adsense-ad-serving-has-been-disabled-to-your-site-fix.html

      Note, I am not sure how much we can trust it. But, other hubbers can comment on it...

 
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