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*** Why I am happy I got BANNED on adsense + questions ***

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by IntensE, Jan 17, 2012.

  1. IntensE

    IntensE Power Member

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    ((( THIS MIGHT BE LONG BUT PLEASEEEE TAKE THE TIME TO READ AND ANSWER ME )))

    A couple of you guys who was reading my journal saw that I was doing micro niche sites. Got a partner since november and found a cool "niche" to make those adsense sites. Long story short, we started to pick out some nice revenue, had a site making up to 15Euros in a day with an average of 9 euros / day.

    Things started to look promising, first month made 30 euros then 200 but a couple of days ago you all read threads about people saying their adsense account got banned for "invalid clicks". I think they wanted to steal some more money but giving some bans left and right.

    Our sites were really good, only nice link building with varied anchor texts, nothing spammy, and the content was about 8 articles including videos, pictures and of course UNIQUE content written by me and my partner.

    Of course my story is we got banned as well, and lost 400euros from the account. I know its not a HUGE amount for others but we really needed those money. All the system was put in place, and wanted to outsource.

    NOW WHY AM I HAPPY ?
    I am happy because it kinda opened my eyes. This model of "business" with micro niche sites is quite stupid, because if YOU CANT OUTSOURCE from the beginning its extremely tedious and a lot of work is involved. Besides this, its never safe. I mean you never know when the next fucked up panda update is gonna come, what will it bring, and you are basically hoping to flip those sites as soon as possible. Also it's a game of numbers, from 10 sites you build only about 3-4 will actually be GOOD.

    Now honestly my question is why people try to do this ? You are depending on Google's mercy to not get the adsense account banned + that you never know how mighty Panda will play with your ranks. It's also a game of numbers and you have to constantly put some income back in the system to make it grow and you have to filter out the bad outsourcers which is a headache. I understand the guys who do this for a long time and have quite a hundred couple sites. They know the game and all such, but others ? Why you consider this method is OK ?

    I feel like I was kinda stupid to lose so much time with those sites, when you can just make SEO for a larger authority site, or simply make SEO for offline clients and charge them monthly to "keep the site running".

    Like others say "be ahead" of the game, and don't do what everybody else does. I did exactly the opposite lol.
     
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  2. gundamwing

    gundamwing Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Cpa,Ppc,aaffiliate = You are depending

    Real world business + digital promotion / seo = you
     
  3. keinehabe

    keinehabe Supreme Member

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    if your adsense ban come this days ( I mean yesterday / today ) from what I understand from your post now ... don't worry you aren't alone lol ... Had myself one account there since ages , I think I got this account over 6 years ago ??? don't remember to be honest ... anyway ... I`ve done with this account pretty decent $ , in the days when things was '' easier to do '' , yesterday I got the account slapped too lol ... Truth is ... in last 1-2 years I think I`ve used this adsense account only to stick one ads per page / per site ... just to see the traffic , unfortunately their damn views count I found is most effective way to see real numbers of real visits lol . Yeh some $ lost from there too , I had the payments stopped by more than a year just to hold there some balance you know ... never know when you need some fast cash :) instead to leave them to send me checks / wu every month on small amounts what I was doing prefer to keep them till ... BANHAMMER COME .

    Don't cry about adsense revenue , go to kontera or others !
     
  4. LinkMink

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    my adsense ban (2 years ago and totally unjustified) was one of the best things that ever happened to me as well, lol...

    Only thing I was sad about was that they kept $x.xxx in unpaid earnings...

    People don't wait for the banhammer, take action now, your traffic is worth a lot more then what google pays you!
     
  5. makii

    makii Junior Member

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    I removed adsense from my sites a long time ago. I actually don't even remember when after they banned me for invalid clicks. There is a lot more that one can do with their sites and adsense is definately not one of those things.
     
  6. IntensE

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    keinehabe I'm not crying cause I got banned, just said I'm quite happy it happened (in some way, BUT I wish I was paid though, of course).

    LinkMink that's exactly what I'm thinking. You can do so much more stuff in the time you would spend building this system.
     
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    Yes and just think about taking adsense down from 300+ websites (that's what I had to do LOL) and many were not yet CMS systems :D
     
  8. Razvan

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    imi pare rau ca ai luat disable

    the ban hammer struck me as well this month , it really sucks now , and you have to start back from 0 .
    to be honest in not as happy as you are for getting disabled lol :) it was a nice revenue for me and it was on autopilot too, like you from micro niche websites.
    oh , well time to get back to work. im doing cpa now...
     
  9. BlackCat67

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    They got me as well yesterday. This was only my 2nd adsense acct. The 1st was banned 5 years ago and I only opened this one a few months ago before they banned me. This time with no real explanation, or even letting me know which site was has the issue they disabled me for. Gladly I took a decent check from the account last month and din't get f'd out of a big chunk of cash.

    Over the past few months I had been getting into MNS and now . . . looking for a new direction that is like MNS cheap top start.

    Apparently they hit quite a few accounts yesterday.

    On another note. What would Big G do if all the Blackhatters and IM'ers stopped putting adsense on their sites.

    Would we be enough to affect them at all ?
     
  10. hackersmeker

    hackersmeker BANNED BANNED

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    Yep, Google screwed us, but better before than after.

    Like Anthony Robbins says .."Now you know what doesn't work and you have experience so you won't do that in the future again " ex AdSense
     
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    Got this a couple of days ago:

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    After reviewing our records, we've determined that your AdSense account poses a risk of generating invalid activity. Because we have a
    responsibility to protect our AdWords advertisers from inflated costs due
    to invalid activity, we've found it necessary to disable your AdSense
    account. Your outstanding balance and Google's share of the revenue will
    both be fully refunded back to the affected advertisers.
    Not even invalid clicks, just that my account "poses a risk", yeah right. They can suck my balls, pardon my French. Last time I try to monetize something with Google, fuckin idiots.
     
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  12. IntensE

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    Same shit here, they just wanted some extra cash and thought to cancel quite a few accounts and keep the money. I see this more and more coming from Europe mainly, but what I hate the most is their stupid autoreplies. Why in the fucking world do they even add that stupid HUGE form for you to write, if they just answer a copy pasted message to tell you politely to fuck off and not look at adsense anymore lol.
     
  13. antsaoo

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    Hmm lol i had a dream my adsense was banned but apparently its not atleast yet. Maybe its my time next month ffs. About MSN i got to say i have some too which im thinking of taking the best and turning them into authority sites over time.
     
  14. AdsMakesSense

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    Adsense in a way has grew too big for them to care.
    They are the biggest network and they know you have no real alternative.
    A monopoly in the CPC industry.
     
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    I guess I'm gonna get it soon then. Got a BH method working and was about to launch it on 15 more sites. Guess I'll hold off a bit now. Glad to have found this thread for a heads up.
     
  16. InternetMayhem

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    AdSense has screwed a lot of hard working webmasters, I got the same letter awhile back saying my sports related web site was a threat...