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What to Do If Google AdSense Rejects Your Blog or Website

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Google helps to grow your business by increasing awareness which drives sales increments with online ads on a global scale. Programs like Google AdSense Help with that. But what if they reject your blog? Don’t worry; this article is going to help you with that.

What Is Google AdSense?

Google AdSense is an advertising web-based program that’s controlled, maintained, administered, and managed by Google, where website publishers can connect with the targeted audience through the ads on their blogs, websites, and YouTube videos and get paid when people click on them.

What You Should Do If Google AdSense Rejects Your Blog or Website

Many people don’t take rejection very well, which contributes to a lot of reactions depending on different human characters. Well no need to panic; it’s not the end of the world. Here is what you should do. 

1.    Keep Calm and Keep Moving

Many bloggers feel devastated and demotivated when they receive a rejection from an ad network like Google’s AdSense. They feel their powers have been stripped down, just as superheroes feel without their powers. As a blogger or a website owner, that shouldn’t stop you from your dream.

You can reapply for your blog or website in Google AdSense once rejected. However, you should not reapply immediately without fixing anything because your blog will still be rejected.  However, be patient and do not quit.

2.    Know the Reasons Why Google AdSense Rejected Your Blog or Website

Once your blog is rejected, figure out why it was rejected because Google will not tell you the main reason for rejection. However, here are some of the reasons why your blog was rejected:

·      Duplicate or Plagiarized Content

Duplicate content is when content appears twice or more on the same page or on different sites, while plagiarized content is when the author copies someone else’s article and passes it as their own without reference to the source.

Writing a blog has to sound genuine, so the author has to put their own words to retain originality. Writing and publishing duplicate or plagiarized content goes against the rules and laws of Google.

Google doesn’t like a bad user experience, so your blog must be rejected or your account closed.

·      Poor Navigation on Site

Poor navigation on-site means that the website design is poor, and users can’t easily access different parts of the site giving users a bad user experience. Google will reject such sites.

·      Low-Quality Content

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When the site/blog contains malicious links, promotes hate, is poorly maintained, lacks expertise, ads are blocking content, and the main content is lacking in length is termed as low- quality

·      Your Website/Blog Doesn’t Have Enough Content

Writing good content doesn’t mean you are going to be successful. If you don’t provide more information on the blog or have little content on your website, there is a high chance that Google will reject your site/blog. Make sure you go deeper into topics and write longer pieces that are well researched and have good grammar phrased.

·      Not Having Essential Pages

For Google to verify your site, you should have these essential pages; home page, about page, product page, blog page, and contact page. Google AdSense will automatically reject your site if the site doesn’t have one.

·      Content Policy Violation

AdSense has strict policies concerning content and ads, and when violated, Google AdSense can get your account and ads suspended temporarily or permanently.

Reading and understanding Google content policies are essential to avoid them in your blog or website.

·      Showing Your Earning

Google prohibits sharing your earnings online. It only permits you to show your gross revenues online. If you have shared your earnings, it might be the reason why Google AdSense rejected your site or blog, so try not to discuss your earnings as much as possible on your website /blog.

·      You’ve Already Been Banned Before

If you had broken the rule of conduct before and were banned by Google AdSense, it would be difficult for your site/blog to be accepted. Meaning if you apply again, your application will be rejected automatically.

Go through will all the steps to meet the Google AdSense requirements before sending an application.

·      Your Site Has Signs of Being Hacked

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When applying for AdSense, Google will scan your entire blog or site, looking for inappropriate, harmful, or malicious links and codes. Hackers may hack your site and leave codes, and distribute malware without you knowing it.

Double-check your web presence from inappropriate, harmful, malicious code or links. Clean up, if any, and take some steps to secure your website.

·      Don’t Have Enough Traffic or Has Bad Traffic Source

Google is always taking notes on the mathematics for accountability and payment purposes, meaning it keeps track of your traffic and traffic sources.

If your site has low traffic, it means that the content quality is low, providing a bad user experience. However, Google doesn’t want you to; encourage users to click on the ads, click on the ads yourself, or pay people when they click on the ads

·      You Don’t Own the Site

You are supposed to confirm your name and email address as displayed on the about and contact pages. This is to show the Google AdSense team that it is the same person who applied, not some bot.

·      Your Website Is Too New

Google doesn’t like to work with new websites because they might want to know if the site is serious and can reach many people. New websites usually don’t have a lot of traffic, so the targeted visitors are low.

Your website has to be at least 6 months old for Google to consider it. So if your website is new, that could be one of the reasons it was rejected.

·      One Google AdSense Account Per Publisher

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Google AdSense allows a publisher to have only one Google AdSense account. More accounts can make you banned and all accounts closed.

If you have more than one account, close the other accounts so you can remain with only one account to avoid being rejected or permanently suspended. However, with a single Google AdSense account, there is no limit on how many websites you can monetize.

·      You’re Using Ads from other Ad Networks

Google AdSense doesn’t like competition, especially from other ad networks. If there are other ad networks in your blog/website, it will result in the website /blog being rejected by Google AdSense. So when applying for AdSense, ensure there are no other ad networks in your blog or website.

3.    Fix and Repeat

Fix the problem once you have known the reason why it was rejected. Apply again in a couple of weeks in total compliance with the terms of services of Google AdSense. This should get you through it.

Why Google AdSense?

  • Google AdSense program is so popular, which means it’s a fast way to get traffic and generate income
  • It’s free to join, even for the new blogs or websites
  • Using one AdSense account, you can run ads on different websites
  • Google pays by direct deposit
  • It’s easy to monetize your blog or website

Drawbacks to Google AdSense

  • Termination of your account once you break the terms of services by Google
  • People leave your site once they click on an AdSense ad losing an opportunity to earn more with high-paying products and services from your website
  • You need traffic so that you can earn


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With the above reasons, you can know the reasons Google AdSense rejected your blog/website, and you can learn things to avoid while applying. Take time to read and understand Google policies to comply with when applying for an account to avoid being rejected or even suspended when you have the account.

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