I got a really depressing email last week that my Google Adsense account has been shut down!
I received the same message for all of my business accounts as well; I no longer have any access to Google Adsense. The news fell on me like a ton of bricks, and I’m still a bit dazed and trying to climb out of of the rubble.
To say the least, it hurts…bad! However, since I have always tried to be as open as possible here on my blog, I felt like I needed to share the news with you.
I got the standard message from Google, which you can read here, but says:
“ we’ve determined that your AdSense account poses a risk of generating invalid activity”.
These are the only details given, no specifics. Here is the email I received:
This message was sent from a notification-only email address that does not
accept incoming email. Please do not reply to this message.
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.
Please understand that we need to take such steps to maintain the
effectiveness of Google’s advertising system, particularly the
advertiser-publisher relationship. We understand the inconvenience that
this may cause you, and we thank you in advance for your understanding and
If you have any questions or concerns about the actions we’ve taken, how
you can appeal this decision, or invalid activity in general, you can find
more information by visiting
The Google AdSense Team
What to do after Adsense Account Gets Banned
I have of course submitted a reconsideration request, but from what I’ve heard I don’t have high expectations. My sites receive nearly 100% of their traffic from search engines and I NEVER click on my own ads or ask others to do so.
What Do Now
Well, it could have been worse. Even though my primary monetization source is gone, the source of my traffic is not. All of my sites still rank exactly where they were before in Google. So, with some experimentation I hope to find some other contextual advertising networks that get me close to where I was with Google Adsense. It won’t be easy, and to be honest I would be very surprised if my sites earn what they were earning with Google Adsense with any other network. However, hopefully I’m wrong.
I already have approved accounts (and have for a couple of years) to the following networks:
I was also recently set up on Vibrant Media. I also just applied to the Media.net advertising program. In addition, I am approved to a ton of other affiliate networks.
So, there are plenty of options (and MANY more besides what I have listed), but the problem is that most of these don’t pay as well as Google Adsense. Google just has such a large pool of advertisers when compared to these other networks; therefore, there is more advertising dollars being spent on Google as these companies compete for placement on your site.
Will I Be Able To Use Google Adsense Again:
I can personally never have an Adsense account under my name according to Google. Technically, I could form a new legal entity and open a new business account and make sure there is no linking information to any of my banned Adsense Accounts, and the new business entity can re-apply to Google Adsense.
However, I’m not sure I want to go down that road. The wound is too fresh right now, so I need to take some time to think about it. Even if I somehow got a new Adsense account, I would always be in fear of the same thing happening again. There is definitely going to be a shift in my business.
Wouldn’t It Will Change Everything
Yes and No. As mentioned, as I try different revenue models, I may find something that works nearly as well as Google Adsense. However, the skill that I have been able to master is keyword research, and that has always been the core of this business. There is no reason why I can use this same skill of keyword research and simply apply it to either a larger site strategy or use different ad/affiliate networks.
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