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Is it even worth working with Google?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by azguru, Feb 13, 2012.

  1. azguru

    azguru Elite Member

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    I know people post these threads all of the time. "I hate google, they hate marketers"

    I just got my AdSense account disabled for no apparent reason and lost all of my hard earned revenue. I'm wondering if it is even worth working with Google to make money. I say this because AdWords always turns down my campaigns, and now AdSense has failed me too.


    What's the verdict? Is it worth trying to appease Google in order to use AdSense and AdWords, or should I just move on to other IM tactics?
     
  2. Walker2k11

    Walker2k11 Junior Member Premium Member

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    Google are tempremental as f**k when it comes to adsense, i've also had my account banned in the past and so have many many many other people. Fact is though you can earn a lot with them, if you can keep them happy, pretty much all the other networks don't compare! So it's worth giving them another shot, as i did
     
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  4. azguru

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    The problem with keeping them happy is I dont know what I did to piss them off! It was a new account that was only making $1-3 a day.
     
  5. SkyIsTheLimit

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    It's sad that there are no real alternatives to adsense.
     
  6. azguru

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    Unfortunately, yes.
     
  7. azguru

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    Im thinking of just using affiliate banners. It's more work but they can pay more, and plus you dont have to deal with Google
     
  8. timchuks87

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    Sad Story Bro. Were you ever paid out on that account?

    Adsense is still great stuff. Sharing Ad revenues is always tricky stuff for any network.

    Sometimes when they take it out on the Bad, the Good are unfortunately rounded up as well.

    I'd say give it another go, but like an old adage goes, do not put all your eggs in one basket.
     
  9. azguru

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    I wasnt even paid out yet. I was close to my first payment.

    On the bright side, it made me rethink my monetization strategy and obliterated my faith in Google
     
  10. kazhkaz

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    I would go with CPA. I have started my IM career with AdSense but when I struggled with AdSense I tried CPA and I love it because you have so many options to promote CPA offers even without having a website and waiting for it to rank.
     
  11. azguru

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    That's what I'll probably do. Can you PM me some decent ways to promote CPA offers? I'm looking to expand my knowledge in that category
     
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    I think adsense is good for passive income, but there are other ways of generating auto pilot income.

    Just ask yourself, what you can do once and have that work keep making money for you over and over.

    Adsense pays soooo low main :( sucks.
     
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    Google really needs a serious competition, they're acting like they can get away with anything (probably because they can).
     
  14. azguru

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    Honestly, AdSense wasnt even the most lucrative part of my sites. Google just makes it so easy to use. I agree that they need a competitor, but who's to say they would be any better?
     
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    I hate google so much and not only because of adsense, they destroy whole internet. They like big companies, dont care if someone is doing something against the law, they helped big tubes to destroy adult making their videos first even those videos are apparently stolen. In fact because of their stupid algorithm I do blackhat, because even if you have good site you need to do all that crazy (and in fact absolutely nonsense) fight for backlinks. My sites were always better than sites of my competition, more "user friendly", but did not rank, so it was in fact stupid google that forced me to use so many black hat tactics. In time where we could make our sites better and offer quality stuff for people, we have to search for any way how to get quality backlinks. Yes good idea ten years before, but now? And now their idiotic "social based search" oh i hate them soo much..So much that I finally started to do CPA through facebook and so, so I dont have to work with google much.
     
  16. TripleBeamDreams

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    Try Amazon's affiliate program. I am making good money with them. You don't even need to have big traffic to start seeing some cash-flow with them, just make sure to target product keywords (products that are in demand). Good luck
     
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    Just don't rely on the G, there are so many ways to make some dough out there.

    I also had my adwords a/c banned for totally whitehat, legit ads!

    Oh well, back to the grind!