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Got slapped by Google this morning.

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by corefocus, Oct 15, 2012.

  1. corefocus

    corefocus Newbie

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    Google just sent me an email this morning stating that they have disabled my account due to invalid activity. What a crock of sh**. I just launched my site 2 weeks ago and haven't even done any intense marketing/link building. Nothing BlackHat. All I did was do some link building and directory submission through LinkCollidor and advertised on FB/Twitter. All of my content is unique and legitimate, written by a content writer I work with.

    So is this going to be something that I will have to endure with Google AdSense? Them disabling my account and denying me of my earnings whenever the hell they please? How can I build a business model around such uncertainties.

    -Mike
     
  2. VinBed

    VinBed Regular Member

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    You got the account approved with the site you're using it on?
     
  3. TheViceroy

    TheViceroy BANNED BANNED

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    Were you making any money when this happened?
     
  4. corefocus

    corefocus Newbie

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    Yes I was making money when this happened. And I did get the site approved, I believe. Is there some other site approval process that I don't know of besides the usual - submit site into Google and paste JS code into your site?
     
  5. zebrahat

    zebrahat Elite Member

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    Some people have speculated that because some PPC campaigns don't pay G at times, it lacks the funds to payout to all the earners on Adsense. Thus it penalizes some sites randomly or inexplicably, as you seem to have experienced. Or else, somebody is neg SEOing you, or clicking your ads in a way that translates to illegal activity to Google.
     
  6. johnjohn123

    johnjohn123 Registered Member

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    I wouldn't be surprised if they ban you because you are advertising with facebook and twitter.

    Let's face it, that's google biggest competition for advertising dollars and I'm sure they'll use every trick in the book to one up the competition.
     
  7. corefocus

    corefocus Newbie

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    All I have to say to that is, UGH. Time to switch to Yahoo! ads? :)
     
  8. corefocus

    corefocus Newbie

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    Hello,



    Thank you for your appeal. We appreciate the additional information you've provided, as well as your continued interest in the AdSense program. However, after thoroughly re-reviewing your account data and taking your feedback into consideration, our specialists have confirmed that we're unable to reinstate your AdSense account.

    Please know that, once we've reached a decision on your appeal, further appeals may not be considered, and you might not receive any further communication from us. Note that AdSense publishers whose accounts are disabled for violations of our Terms and Conditions are not eligible for further participation in AdSense. For this reason, you may not open new accounts.

    Also, accounts disabled for invalid click activity will receive no further payment nor any reissue of previous payment. Your outstanding balance and Google's share of the revenue will both be fully refunded back to the affected advertisers. Thank you for your understanding in this matter.

    We understand that you may want more information about your account activity. However, because we have a need to protect our proprietary detection systems, we're unable to provide our publishers with any details about their account activity.
     
  9. corefocus

    corefocus Newbie

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    What a bunch of EFFING assholes. This actually enrages me.
     
  10. Chamezz

    Chamezz Newbie

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    Woow, google is really BSing you. I had my adsense sitting idle for more than 6 months, and I could log in just fine a few days ago. Not a single mail from Google.
     
  11. deathripper

    deathripper Junior Member

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    I feel sorry for you man. I think someone clickbombed your ads.
     
  12. HostStage

    HostStage Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member UnGagged Attendee

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    That's far to be the main requirement to be banned.
     
  13. corefocus

    corefocus Newbie

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    Fine. OK. Someone clickbombed my ads. Shouldn't have Google warned me then? It's kind of ridiculous that they just ban people left and right.

    Not cool. BlackHatters are getting away with maintaining their AdSense accounts while I get my simple site that I just launched banned without explanation. FU Google!
     
  14. maineyak

    maineyak Power Member

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    I hardly think one of the largest earning companies on the planet has any problems paying out to anyone.
     
  15. Sparrow

    Sparrow Newbie

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    U might have violated there guidelines Fraudulent clicks are common and Google has the technology to detect them. I feel a lot many times its the placement of ads on the website itself that might have caused the issue.

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    Placing ads immediately adjacent to an image or pages made just to get clicks (no real user oriented content).

    thx.
     
  16. mraudi

    mraudi Newbie

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    WOW that sucks bro, I don't think it's fair how google just disabled your account like that. If what you're telling us is true, someone must be messing with you because I don't think google will disable your account like that because they don't have money to "pay" you. I applied for adsense account a week ago and still haven't been fully approved yet, seriously WTF google!
     
  17. corefocus

    corefocus Newbie

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    My Google AdSense code was placed in the navbar on the right side. It's a very clean and organized site with rich content. Maybe the ads were placed so well that people were inclined to click them.

    Don't know. Still it's BS. I used to be very fond of Google and their products but it seems that lately they've become sell-outs and complete a-holes. First with the whole Penguin update (killing people's SEO) and now with this slapping of publishers left and right w/ their AdSense hammer.