Did you just get approved into the Google Adsense Publisher program?
You just received a mail from Adsense congratulating you for getting approved into the program
Yeah, you should celebrate
but after celebrating, know that Google closes down more accounts than they approve these days.
That is enough reason for you to be careful with your Adsense account in other not to get banned, because you might not get a new one for your domain name ever.Here are few things to note in other not to lose your Adsense Account1. NEVER CLICK YOUR ADS
I know you might be thinking that when you click your Ads or urge people to click on your Ads you might fool Google Adsense and earn more.
Well bad news for you, the Google Adsense bot is smarter than that. Google Adsense team will definitely discover your sweet plans to rob their company and they will without haste ban your account for Invalid clicks or Invalid Activity
2. Your Ads Should Not Be More Than Your Content
Just because you tend to get more clicks when you have more Ads on your page does not necessarily mean you should bombard your site with Ads.
The bad thing about bombarding your site with so many Ads is that it causes poor user experience, even Google Adsense team initially instructed all publishers not to use more than 3 ADS unit on a single page.
But the rule was modified recently CLICK HERE TO KNOW HOW MANY ADS ARE ALLOWED PER PAGE
3. Use Of Banned Words Or Prohibited Adsense Contents
Many bloggers believe they can drive tons of traffic to their site by posting explicit materials or using explicit words which are banned from the Adsense network
Here are list of prohibited items (copied from Adsense policy page)
Sites with Google ads may not include or link to:
Pornography, adult or mature content
Hate speech (including content that incites hatred or promotes violence against individuals or groups based on race or ethnic origin, religion, disability, gender, age, veteran status, or sexual orientation/gender identity), harassment, bullying, or similar content that advocates harm against an individual or group.
Software or other content that violates the Unwanted Software Policy
Malware or adware
Illicit drugs and drug paraphernalia content
Content that promotes, sells, or advertises products obtained from endangered or threatened species.
Sales of beer or hard alcohol
Sales of tobacco or tobacco-related products
Sales of prescription drugs
Sales of weapons or ammunition (e.g., firearms, firearm components, fighting knives, stun guns)
Sales or distribution of coursework or student essays
Content regarding programs which compensate users for clicking ads or offers, performing searches, surfing websites or reading emails
Any other content that is illegal, promotes illegal activity or infringes on the legal rights of others
Publishers are also not permitted to place AdSense code on pages with content primarily in an unsupported language.
4. Placing Ads On Copyright Or Stolen Content
Sometimes you might just be feeling too lazy to write unique contents by yourself or to send a content owner a message to request permission to use his or her content.
So you feel you should probably copy other people's content.
Guess what? Its against Adsense policy to host copyright contents on your site, this violation is know as copyright infringement.
Ensure you have enough rights and permission to host the copyrighted content if you must use them.
5. Using ADS To Cover An Entire Page
It's not allowed to re-modify the Adsense Adcode or to cover an entire page with a large Ads in other to cause accidental clicks or to force the user to click on your Advert.Large Ads should never be placed above the fold on mobile devices
It is very important to avoid covering an entire page with ads, or disguising the Ads in such a way the user thinks the ads is a content from your site.
6. Frequently Visit The Adsense Policy Page
Finally Ensure you always read the Google Adsense Program Policy Page
to stay updated on new changes to the Adsense Policy
Don't try to be smart with Adsense instead be wise!
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