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Adsense "Invalid traffic" - Finalized Earnings shaved out

Discussion in 'General PPC Discussion' started by Baros, Jun 9, 2016.

  1. Baros

    Baros Junior Member

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    Does anyone know why this is hapenning ? I am earning with Adsense since 2010 and since august of 2015 something bad is hapenning with finalized earnings. As you can see on the attachment image Adsense shave most of my earnings every month! this is incredible as I was trying almost everything to avoid this and nothing change this! I am just frustrated but maybe anyone know how to avoid this or at least minimalize and keep most of my earnings in the pocket instead of giving it away? Sometimes they takes 40%, sometimes even more than 80%, just like they want. They don't care about their publishers anymore.
    And this is not something that is hapenning only for me... Everyone around me keep saying the same. Google organic traffic, social media traffic, etc etc. It happens all the time.

    Any serious Ideas?
     
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  2. Henry04

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    It is a clear sign that your site gets a lot of bad traffic, you should immediatly remove all adsense banners from your site, and try to stop this bad traffic, or they will ban you soon.
     
  3. Baros

    Baros Junior Member

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    I am not afraid of this. I am using a lot of filters and ad protections and I am pretty sure my traffic is tottaly white. But even if I would be wrong... I mentioned in my first post that I have tried almost everything... even different kind of traffic sources. And the same happens with google organic natural sites which can't be crap cuz visitors comes directly from google searches.

    I Just wanna know if anyone of you got any idea how to solve this, how to avoid or minimalize those shavings.
     
  4. BassTrackerBoats

    BassTrackerBoats Super Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    I get that in my adsense accounts as well but not to that degree. I may lose 20.00 on 1,000.00 or so which is not an issue but, like you, this is fairly new to me as well.

    My traffic is as pure as the driven snow too and the first time I saw it I was taken back for a second but the amount of the revenue related to "invalid traffic" is not worth making a fuss for me.
     
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  5. Baros

    Baros Junior Member

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    Do you Mind if I ask what is your traffic ? PPC? some bought traffic? POP-up? pop-under ?
     
  6. darshanright

    darshanright Registered Member

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    pls make sure your active is more than 75% ... this is all due to active view view able
     
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  7. BassTrackerBoats

    BassTrackerBoats Super Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    It is a mix of organic and PPC (adwords, FB Ads). I don't do anything sketchy with the accounts in question here.

    I do have some other accounts that are a little dirty and they get hit also but I expect to get my hand slapped here and there with them.
     
  8. nickcookies

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    It might be the adsense placement issue.

    For example, your ads show up when visitor come to your site, at the same time there is something pop up (banner, subscription form etc.).

    They try to close the pop up but accidentally click the adsense ads, they exit the sites quickly because they are not going to read the site that they don't interest in. This action count as invalid earnings.
     
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  9. CeaseFireBlack

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    any suggestions to get rid of the .xyz traffic ? just noticed i got some
     
  10. tarekezombie

    tarekezombie Registered Member

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    I'm so glad that someone is talking about this. I had 3 accounts banned because of this and belive me when I tell you that you have a big chance that your account is going to be banned in a few months if not few weeks. Adsense has a new algorithm now and is making its publishers suffer for other people's mistake. I do not use any balck hat methods, because... well.. I'm not stupid.
    Yet since december 2015 things started to change. I've been working with adsense for more than 5 years now and I've made some good, I mean really good money and all was white hat. I use to get 1-2% shaved off but now it's more than 50% with 80% active views most of the time which eventually leads to account ban.
    All my traffic is from social networks, I don't buy traffic not even from Facebook. Again I never used any black hat methods or mis placements of ads. More than 5 years I grew a great network of social media accounts and pages that deliver great amount of traffic which was ok with adsense but for some reason they're more and more strict about EVERY|THING.
     
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  11. Baros

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    Ya I totally understand your meaning however there is no sucha situation on my websites... But Thanks for suggestion!


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    Yes. Exactly! This is getting very frustrating as all my websites and all my traffic costs me a lot of my effort and on the end the profit is pretty weak. I was wondering about some kind of tricks with rotating webiste pages, posts, randomizer ads etc. but every idea need a months to be tested and so far nothing works. THERE MUST BE A SOLUTION ! somewhere.

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    Any Idea helps! so share guys if you have anything in mind.
     
  12. tarekezombie

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    I've been working on a solution for the past 7 months, I've tested with lots of accounts. Nothing's changed. Could be my traffic I don't know but this is really frustrating and as we all know there's no other network pays like adsense yet maybe it's time to change I'm starting to give up on adsense tbh.
     
  13. Baros

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    Have you ever tried some kind of ads randomizer? some plugin that will change locations of your adsense ads every XX seconds?

    Have you ever tried google organic traffic as the source/referer ?
     
  14. tarekezombie

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    My traffic is organic, I forget to mention that I don't even use click bait to bring traffic from facebook. The fans are 100% intrested in my content which is unique. time spent on the website is 3-4 min average . About the ads randomizer I havn't treid them yet tbh but I think it might get things worse if I get caught as its against adsense terms.
     
  15. SejtanovRatnik

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    This happend to me with white hat method: earn 850€, 600€ invalid traffic, get banned next week.
    With black hat method I don't have that problem: earn 4000€, 25€ invalid traffic.. get banned after three or four payments