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Adsense earnings showing -40$ "Invalid Traffic - AdSense for Content"

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by benash, Jan 2, 2016.

  1. benash

    benash Junior Member

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    all my traffic is organic, never buy paid traffic or something like this for my site.

    what could it be?
     
  2. MonsterMag

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    It can be just accidental clicks, clicks that google counts as made without the purpose of actually clicking the ad.
    I wonder what amount of the total it takes for them to do a manual review. How many % of your total was the invalid traffic?
    I myself had less than 1% for December, just wondering.
     
  3. benash

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    checked it now and it was 4% of my total earnings. its strange because my ads its just on the site, not cover anything
     
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    What is the percentage of invalid traffic?
    If you earned $80 and invalid traffic is $40 then something is wrong. But if you earned $4000 then invalid traffic $40 is normal.

    Usually I have about 1 percent.
     
  5. benash

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    it was 4% this month
     
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    Just accept that. We just can't do anything about this mate.
     
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    What country is the traffic from?
     
  8. benash

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    the traffic is from France
     
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    Strange. There should be no restrictions for French traffic. Maybe you have some malware on your site? Either way, if you're 100% sure you haven't done anything shady, I'd contact Google Adsense support.
     
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    Never contact Adsense Support! Contacting them will lead to a manual review and the possibility of getting a picky reviewer with a bad mood that restricts your account.
    I'm talking from experience, minimize the possibility of manual reviews as much as possible.
     
  11. benash

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    never buy any kind of traffic not even adwords or any other. strange.
     
  12. benash

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    Yes i will leave it like this. this 40$ will come back to me next month :)
     
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    They like stealing publishers earnings.
     
  14. benash

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    it happens to me before but for 2-4$ so i didnt give it any attention. i didnt find any good paying alternative
     
  15. Axaleth

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    I usually got round 10% of invalid clicks monthly but i don't make a big deal of it... I mean till there are 400/500 monthly income for me is fine... Never be greedy..
     
  16. valdorion

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    It happens to me too but usually less than 1% so I don't bother trying to figure out what happened.
     
  17. starki

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    I'd investige, not because of $40, but because 4% (or even a shocking 10% for Axaleth) aren't normal numbers. With lower traffic volumes the percentage certainly can vary a little more, but significantly more than 1% isn't normal and may end with an account ban if it stays like this for a longer time.
     
  18. W9go

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    the danger is to loose the account ...not because being greedy .
     
  19. benash

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    exactly. hope that nothing is going to happen
     
  20. Axaleth

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    Guys in the good old times when with bots a javascript and a good facebook campaign you could take out 1200, 1600 1800 euros per month I personally i got the 20%=18% invalid cliks per month and got checked after 4months and round 5000 euros cashout (obviusly I got banned after the manual review), with the new system providing human traffic we got a regular percentage of 8%/11% invalid click per month with 0 bans (the new system is in place from October) so I think you got nothing to worry about, and complain because they take a way a 1 or 2% is either stupidity or greed...