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How to Double Your Adsense Earnings

Every blogger who uses Adsense knows just how much traffic you need to make considerable earnings. Some say it’s not that easy. Others say you just have to know the tricks of the trade.

Would you like to know how to double your Adsense earnings just by spending 5 minutes a day on working at it? There are several factors that come into play, factors which you need to pay attention to. Just by tweaking, testing, and making more adjustments, you just might double your Adsense earnings.

Here is a quick reference guide on how to do this. Read More

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5 Reasons Advertising Usually Sucks as a Blogging Business Model

Putting up a BillboardIt’s the golden road for bloggers, it’s how every great writer is supposed to make his millions (or at least thousands) off the Web. You start up an awesome blog, write great content, build a good audience, slap up a few Adsense ads and let the money come rolling in.

While it’s a system that works great for some bloggers, for a vast majority it’s a road to nowhere. A select few get rich, a few more get some spending money and the majority never even see a check.

For most blogs, advertising is a terrible business model. For them, it doesn’t work, it can’t work and it never will work. It’s that simple.

I learned this the hard way myself years ago and I cringe as I was other bloggers go down the same path, usually falling flat on their face.

Why is advertising such a terrible business model? The reasons are painfully obvious when one takes the time to look for them, but few, blinded by the promise of easy money, see the reasons until they’re staring at their paltry earnings report.

Still, for those who want to know why this is a bitter truth, I’ve outlined five reasons below. Read More

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Blogging Pitfalls: Advertising Overload

Given that my previous two posts, on the need to create backups and the perils of choosing a bad Web host were followed by a period of unplanned downtime, which saw BloggingPro rescued by a good backup strategy, I briefly debated making this post about the danger of being hit over the head with a bag of unmarked bills.

Realizing that was silly, the decision was made to return to our regularly scheduled programming. Still, I’ve decided not to tempt fate on this one and talk about an issue that is a bit easier to avoid, advertising and the perils of turning your site into a giant billboard available to the highest bidder.

While every blog that isn’t solely meant as a hobby site needs to earn money to stay alive, slathering a site with ads in hopes of generating ad views and clicks is rarely the best strategy. In fact, it may do irreparable harm to your site and even sink it for good.. Read More

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