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how to over come being rejected by Google Ads due to nefarious traffic sources?

 
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Hi All,

I tried to monetize my blog sometime ago. I was rejected because I was getting traffic from "nefarious sources". I didn't talk to the Russians honest!  Anyways, what can I do about this even if someone is sending funky traffic my way???

here's my blog twobirdstone.blogspot.com
 
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Pretty much nothing. This is the risk of centralization. If the internets dominant search engine says you dont exist...you dont exist.

Arent you excited about the future of centralized digital money? What could possibly go wrong..
 
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This response is largely self serving:

How about telling folks about my products.  You get a 50% affiliate fee.  And will not be rejected for stuff like that.  

I have turned off nearly all of my ads of the type you mention.   They went from paying something like $2 per thousand and they now pay something like $0.004 per thousand.  I could run ads on all pages every day and end up with something like $40 per month.  That's something like 25 million pageviews.   A little math and ...   that's $0.0016 per thousand.

In the meantime, there are several sites telling folks about my stuff and harvesting the affiliate fee.  I'm not sure what their "per thousand" income numbers are. But one sale will probably bring in more than a full year of the other stuff.   And I'm not blocking you.
 
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paul wheaton wrote:This response is largely self serving:

How about telling folks about my products.  You get a 50% affiliate fee.  And will not be rejected for stuff like that.  

I have turned off nearly all of my ads of the type you mention.   They went from paying something like $2 per thousand and they now pay something like $0.004 per thousand.  I could run ads on all pages every day and end up with something like $40 per month.  That's something like 25 million pageviews.   A little math and ...   that's $0.0016 per thousand.

In the meantime, there are several sites telling folks about my stuff and harvesting the affiliate fee.  I'm not sure what their "per thousand" income numbers are. But one sale will probably bring in more than a full year of the other stuff.   And I'm not blocking you.



Thanks Paul! I'll read up on your system and implement it. I really like your philosophy of focusing on creating good and cool solutions instead of loosing time raging about the bad systematic things designed to keep a brother/sister down.
 
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