Good news! after very very long time, nearly a year, Google decides to push their decade old ranking criteria – the PR on 6th December 2013. Matt Cutts (Head of Google Search Spam team) has confirmed that there aren’t any more of Google PR updates this year.
Google Adsense is an awesome product to monetize your blog / website’s content and earn a considerable amount of income online. Fortunately, WordPress CMS has several high quality simple plugins to easily setup Google Adsense advertisements on your WP Blog. Below are compilation of the top 5 Google Adsense plugins for WordPress as of the year 2013. If you have more plugins to recommend to add to the list, add a note on the post, I would be glad to add them to the post.
Simple Adsense Insertion: Use this plugin to quickly and easily insert Google Adsense to your posts, pages and sidebar by using a shortcode or calling the php function from your theme’s template file. Read more
Scorecard – Google AdSense Launched New Feature
Today I observed a new widget / section added to the Google AdSense Dashboard called “Scorecard”. This seems to be a very helpful feature intended to aid publishers to improve their AdSense revenue. The scorecard on the Home tab of your account provides you with a summary of how well are your ad settings, webpages, content performing when compared to other AdSense publishers.
Your scorecard is organized into different categories like Revenue optimization, Site health, Google+ etc. for each parameter you receive a score of one to five cute little blue dots. If you have lesser dots for each area that means you have potential area of improvement. When there are errors or issues to fix, it is depicted by an exclamation mark. Read more
How to Increase Google Adsense CPC?
When Google Adsense earning goes low the most probable issue that you might be facing could be low CPC or low CTC. Lets start by understanding what are these two commonly used critical terms w.r.t Google Adsense contextual advertising system. CTC stands for Click Through Rate (higher the better) and CPC is Cost Per Click (same, higher the better).
Our topic of consideration is Adsense Cost Per Clic (CPC) very low. Under such situation, even though there are loads of pageviews, increasing clicks, still you fail to make considerable money. There could be several reasons that could result in low CPC. Read more
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How to make money with Amazon India (Amazon.in)
Amazon.in has launched in India as an online superstore and along with the big brand’s superstore, they have also launched an amazon.in affiliate program thereby opening doors to all Indian website owners and bloggers to make a share of Amazon’s business and sales in India. All you have to do is sign up as an affiliate for Amazon.in and refer users to purchase products from their online store to earn 10% of each sale generated.
As of now Amazon.in has only launched Books and movies through their online store and have plans to expand their portfolio with more category of products like mobile phones, cameras etc. Based on the previous launches from Amazon in different countries, its evident that banking on Amazon as a business partner to earn commission is an impressive idea. Read more
After how many views does YouTube starts to Pay
Even thought the question does not have a definite answer, Being a YouTube partner, I can answer based on my experience and previous payout patterns. Basically, you its good NOT to expect payment immediately after you become a YouTube partner or as immediately as you enable Monetization on your YouTube account.
The earnings depend on the consistant number of increasing views with which your payout amount also increases. The general formula or a generic pattern could be defined as below: Read more
How to Find High Paying Keywords for Adsense
If you are here on this blog post, you are certainly looking to earn higher from Google Adsense and I assume, you already know how Google Adsense works. For the benefit of others, Adsense is a PPC (Pay Per Click) program from Google helping web masters (website owners and publishers) earn money from their website by automatically serving relavant ads based on the content on the website.
Simply installing the Google Adsense code on your website will not ensure you are making several dollars as income on a daily basis unless your website is serving thousands or even lakhs of users on a daily basis. You will need to write keyword optimized articles within your niche to drive traffic to your posts / articles capable of serving high paying keywords related ads from Google so that each click pays you more than low demand cheaper keywords. Read more
Best Paying Affiliate Networks programs of 2013
Affiliate marketing is the best and quickest method of monetizing your web traffic by referring relevant products that you could promote based on your niche. For digital marketeers, there are huge number of products, networks and affiliate programs that you could promote to earn a good amount as commissions. For non-digital markets, there is always an option to sign up for Amazon affiliates and promote any product that you find relevant and good for your niche. For your inspiration, below is my Market samurai affiliate dashboard.
What is Gravity on ClickBank Affiliate Network?
If you are into Affiliate Marketing, more specifically into affiliate marketing of digital products, then you might have already heard about ClickBank. Its one of the best and top paying affiliate network having thousands of affiliate program as part of their network.
Anyone would want to do some market research and learn which of the products listed in ClickBank are worth promoting and has a potential of doing more sale. The popularity value of the affiliate products on Clickbank is called as “Gravity“. Even though Gravity is related to number of sales but its NOT totally dependent on sale alone. Read more