It’s 2018 and making money online has become an easy task. With so many money-minting tools out there on the Internet and with the rightful application of them, people are able to kick in an extra few hundred dollars.
Be it click-and-earn schemes, blog monetization, sponsored/paid reviews, bulk postings, social media re-share schemes, Internet has become a money-making machine for the smart millennials. However, some of these sources might not provide a genuine income or might be completely vague. Resorting to these tools is at the person’s discretion.
Google AdSense, however, is a highly genuine and popular program run by Google that lets website and blog owners earn money by running Ads.
Google AdSense is a highly preferred text, image, video, interactive advertising-based revenue model used by website owners and bloggers. It lets bloggers/website owners by running targeted Ads which are based on the kind of content put up on the site and the target audience.
If you have a WordPress site and would like to get started with Google AdSense for your own website, keep reading through this blog post.
Once you have taken the necessary actions, your application will be submitted to the AdSense moderators for review.
The review and the approval of your website for getting an AdSense account might depend on the kind of content and user-experience provided by it. So, it is always better if you ensure that your website is putting out great content which is original and high on value. For ensuring optimal User-experience, your website should be speedy. Hence, always go through trusted of web hosting before you pay for one.
The waiting time for the review approval is usually less than a day. If your account is approved, you will be able to get your Ad code by logging into your AdSense account.
Once your account is activated, you will be able to see the following areas activated in your AdSense Dashboard that will let you create Ads and choose the display design for your Ads.
When you create a New Ad with your AdSense dashboard, it is important to select the apt design that suits the appearance of your website. You will be prompted to choose the following:
Once you have made your choices for Ad specifications, simply click on ‘Save and get code’. Copy this code and make a note of it as you would be required to use this code* in the next step.
Once your work is done on the AdSense dashboard, the next step would be about connecting your WordPress site with the Google Adsense settings so that Ads start showing up on your website in the chosen space.
Note: The interface will take some time to start displaying the Ads once you are done with the setup. So, be patient.
Here are a few plugins that can help you better integrate and manage your site with Google Adsense.
There is no denying the fact that Google AdSense is a wonderful platform that lets bloggers and website owners earn extra revenue while they focus on growing their blog or site and provide relevant content to their audience. However, a lot of users tend to misuse the platform and that can have grave consequences for them. Only by aligning with the right program policies and going by the rules, the AdSense program can turn out to be a long-term relationship for bloggers and the platform itself.
We hope that the above guide will be useful in guiding aspiring bloggers and website owners to move ahead with their Google AdSense pursuit and follow the best practices as mentioned above.
Kiera Hayes is a passionate Blogger and Web Developer. She enjoys reading and writing articles whenever she gets time from her work.