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How to Get Approved with Google Adsense

Posted by on 11th Feb 2013 | 11 comments

One of the most sought after ways to make money online is through the use of Google Adense.

Since Adsense is obviously run through Google, you have to be careful and make sure you are following all of their guidelines and make sure you have a quality web site before applying.

It’s also important to know who you are getting into bed with… which once again is Google!

Google makes all the rules…

Google Adsense Approval ProcessIf they don’t like your site for anyone reason, you don’t get approved.

If Google finds you are building links in an unethical way, delivering back clicks to their site or simply doesn’t like some of the content on your site… they have the full right to delete your active Google Adsense account at any time and THEY WILL keep all of the funds in the account as well.

As of lately, this is happening to more and more Adsense partners.

With all of that said, make sure your site is completely clean and compliant with Google.

Now let’s talk about getting your web site or blog approved with Google Adsense!

As much as you would like to start monetizing you blog and making money with it right away, it simply isn’t that easy.

No successful business was created over night and your web site applies to these same rules.

If you have a brand new site, DO NOT apply to Google Adsense.

Here’s a list of points you should make sure your site falls into before applying for Google Adsense.

Quality Content

Just like everything else, Google cares about your site content and the experience you are giving to your audience.

Make sure you have at least 20-30 posts on your site that provide real value and are not scraped content.

Aged Web Site

The older your web site or blog, the better the chances are that you will get approved for an Adsense account.

If you have a Page Rank, all the better.

Minimal Advertising

Your web site or blog should not be loaded up with a ton of ads and look like a billboard.

If you currently have a bunch of ads on your site, be sure to remove them before applying to Adsense.

Established Traffic

Traffic goes a long way in the eyes of Google, and they want as much as they can get.

Your site is more trouble than it’s worth if you are pulling in less than 100 visits per day.

The more traffic and impressions you can deliver for Google Adsense, the more money they and you both make.

Decent Site Design

You do not want to submit your site to Adsense for approval and have the default design of WordPress as your current site design.

Google likes clean looking sites with easy navigation and non-cluttered content.

All Good? Then go apply for Google Adsense!

If you fall into the accepted categories above then you should be good to go!

Before applying, it’s important to know that once you are accepted, you can add as many sites to your account.

This means you should use your best site when applying to Google… but also make sure that all of your sites are clean and up to their standards when adding more domains and sites to your account.

Good luck with your Google Adsense earnings and approval process!


Zac Johnson is a online marketer with 15 years of experience and also a blogger at ZacJohnson.com, as well as the founder of BloggingTips.com. You can also follow me on Twitter and Facebook

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  • Posted by Nilesh Patil on 12th Feb 2013

    Great.. It clears many doubt on my mind regarding adsense.. as before starts to apply google adsense above things really helpful and important..
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  • Posted by Ammar Ali on 12th Feb 2013

    Getting approved by adsense is really not so easy! :D

    Producing quality content, good amount of traffic , design and domain age matters alot to get approved by adsense quickly!

    I’ve seen that new bloggers quit their blogging journey because they dont get approved by adsense.
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  • Posted by Rahul Kashyap on 12th Feb 2013

    it is informative and valuable post. because google adsense is most popular PPC Advertise company . I am also using google adsense it is Awesome for me and my blog. :)
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  • Posted by Ifeanyi on 12th Feb 2013

    Thanks for the tips and google adsense is truly rewarding.

  • Posted by Phil M on 12th Feb 2013

    Nice post with a load of useful information. Quality content is probably the most important thing when it comes to getting approved with Adsense buy established traffic is also a nice point as no advertisers will want a blog with no traffic :)
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  • Posted by Gajendra on 13th Feb 2013

    Really nice and easy guide on getting Adsense approved. Well, a privacy policy/disclaimer page, good site/blog design and easy site navigation and fast loading site/blog speed, these are the things that are very useful to get Adsense approved quickly. But, however unique/quality content is a MUST
    thank you
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  • Posted by Rusty on 14th Feb 2013

    Very well detailed report! I had previously applied for a Goolge adsense account but I had no idea why it wasn’t get approved. I thought it was just easy as I thought but based on your explanations, there are still tons of things I need to consider before applying for an adsense account. The older the site – the better which I didn’t consider before applying. Anyway, thanks for the information. Really helpful!!

  • Posted by Abrar Mohi Shafee on 14th Feb 2013

    Thanks for this awesome tips. I have followed these tips for getting approved in Google Adsense and now I become success.
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  • Posted by Rohit Singh on 14th Feb 2013

    Very nice article… i want to clear that is it affect our site if we apply Google Adsense so many times after too many disapproval’s????

  • Posted by Bashir Ahmed on 18th Feb 2013

    Hi Zac,

    Nice article as always you provided us awesome tips about blogging and earn money from blog. Just want to know that why you’re not using Adsense on this blog?
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  • Posted by BlackWoods on 19th Feb 2013

    Thanks for the tips, getting approved by Google Adsense is really not easy.
    To earn from it is more difficult too.