Hi, please help. I have read up on how to monetize my blog. However, if I already belong to google adsense with hubpages, do I use the same google adsense ID, and if I do where do I find it?
You create an ad unit in your Adsense account. Then you copy and paste the code where you want it on your blog.
Log into your Adsense account, click on the My Ads tab at the top; on the next screen, you click on New Ad Unit at top. You then name your ad unit, choose a size, choose ad type and then click Save and Get Code. You'll be given the code for the ad which you copy and paste to your blog.
Depending on your theme or plugins, and if you are using wordpress, you will have to click on Appearance if I remember correctly and find the spot where you insert your ad code.
For posting ads on a wordpress site, I suggest you get the plugin called WP Insert; makes it easy to put ads where you want to on your blog.
You can also use Skimlinks to monetize your blog.
No problem. Blogger is pretty easy, I think you just use the html widget and put your code into that or they might have a widget specifically for Adsense. They used to have a thing where you could just plug in your Adsense pub id and it would put ads on your site for you.
Warning - be sparing with Adsense ads - Google doesn't like it if you flood your blog with ads, and you won't be a success if Google doesn't like you! NEVER put them in the banner above your posts.
Also, Adsense is not enough. Skimlinks is worth investigating - but notice that it has two modes. One is that it creates automatic links in your posts: unless your blog is on a very mainstream subject, that probably won't be very effective. The other mode is where you create hyperlinks (either text or images) linking to merchant sites like Amazon or eBay, and Skimlinks will turn those into affiliate links, which means you'll get commission if someone buys.
However the real money is further down the track and if you're serious, you should start planning for it now. Set up a newsletter and invite your readers to sign up for it. You can market stuff to them in the newsletters (e.g. ebooks, products related to your topic), but be careful not to annoy them - they have signed up to get an interesting newsletter, not to be sold to!
If your newsletter is a success and you get lots of subscribers (which will likely take you a couple of years), you can then start approaching advertisers, using the email list as evidence of your wonderful audience, and they'll be willing to pay for advertising on your blog and newsletter which will pay more, and more reliably, than Adsense.
Adsense is really very slow way to earn money. Use it only if you have a fair amount of traffic. Else I would suggest you to use Affiliate marketing or write paid reviews.
by Sondra Rochelle 2 years ago
Does anybody know how to add Adsense to a new Blogger account? Obviously I have Adsense here on HP, but when I try to get Adsense on my Blogger account it states the account does not qualify. However, it also says you can only use one Adsense account for all of your writing, so I assume...
by Person of Interest 5 years ago
Well, folks. I'm continuing to branch out. I got a blog that gets darn good daily traffic. But it's like the AdSense ads are invisible over there. I finally got fed up with it... So I installed Viglink.So far, the only links it's inserted is wherever I've used the word "Amazon". Is that...
by Sue B. 7 years ago
I have an adsense account through blogger.com I have attempted to link my account and follow the directions on hubpages but I am not receiving an confirmation email from adsense and my affiliates section still shows adsense as not active. What do I need to do to successfully link my...
by Paul Deeds 6 years ago
Because of some technical problems with the Google AdSense API, since Thursday evening you can not associate or create a new Google AdSense account through the HubPages Affiliate Settings Page. If you try, the error you see will say an internal error occurred, which indicates a problem in...
by akeejaho 8 years ago
So, here is the deal. I have been witing and publishing for two years now on Hubpages, and have not earned one red cent. Why? I haven't a clue! Why? Because this individual is about as comfortable on a computer as I am standing nude on the front lawn. (Despite what you have...
by Alex L. Soriano 5 years ago
Why Google Adsense did not approve my account? I already have 10 unique articles here. I have no choice but to remove all of my articles from here. Hello Alexander L Soriano,Thank you for your interest in Google AdSense. After reviewing yourapplication, our specialists have found that it does not...
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|