Can you make money with Google Adsense?

Adding an ad or multiple ads with Google Adsense is very simple. But is it possible to earn money with Adsense? How many visitors does your site need to earn some real money?

What is Google Adsense?
How to add Google Adsense to my site?
How much money can I earn from Adsense?

What is Google Adsense?

this is how google adsense looks
The looks from your personal Google AdSense account

Adsense is basically an advertising placement service by Google. Why you should use Adsense?

Google AdSense is a free, simple way for website publishers of all sizes to earn money by displaying targeted Google ads on their websites. The program is designed for website publishers who want to display targeted text, video or image advertisements on website pages and earn money when site visitors view or click the ads.

source: Google Adsense

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How to add Adsense to my site?

You would have to add a code to your site in order to authorize Google to show their ad or ads.

Adsense is very flexible. Meaning, you can decide for yourself where on your site the ad should be placed. Maybe you want only one ad in a particular place on your website. This can all be done.

But you can also decide to have multiple ads placed on your site. You still have control in the size of the ads, the looks and where you want to put them.

The best thing would be to use the fully automated service in which Google placing the ads itself. Auto ads are a fast and easy way for AdSense publishers to get up and running with ads.

Choose Auto ads if you’re looking for:
source: Google Adsense

  • Automation: Google works out which ads to show and where to show them, leaving you free to focus on creating great content.
  • Simplicity: you control all the ads with the flick of a switch.
  • Convenience: Auto ads work on mobile, tablet, and desktop and provide good ad coverage on your pages.

Well yeh, this really gives me the feeling of making money while I’m sleeping.

If you have plenty of visitors you might make of living your income of Adsense.

Are you just starting out with your blog? I would advise you to go low on ads. Maybe just one or two. You don’t want visitors to click away too soon from your site as well as the Google ads. Better concentrate on content first.

How much money can I earn from Adsense?

If you think of getting rich soon from a site you just started (or maybe start soon) I wish you luck.

You would have some decent amount of visitors on your site to have some income from Adsense.

At the beginning of my blogging adventure, I didn’t think much of Adsense. Of course, because my income was a few cents a day. I did, however, added a single ad or two on my sites. Just to let it sit and have a look at my income twice a year.

At this point, I’m in the stage of receiving my first payment from Google Adsense very soon. It’s not a lot of money but still, I’m feeling proud.