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How To Double Your AdSense Earnings in 5 Minutes a Day

double your adsense earnings

While there are many ways to monetize a blog, Google Adsense is one of the most common and the most popular.

Having trouble getting your account approved with Google? You should check out this piece I wrote on Google AdSense Approval in 8 Steps.

Double Your AdSense Earnings in 5 Minutes a Day


The following infographic by breaks down the following five factors: ad size, ad placement, your content, ad blending, and test & test again. If you are using AdSense on your site, this is going to help.

Now It’s Your Turn

The question about blog traffic always comes up when we talk about monetization.

Some feel that lots of traffic is needed first. I disagree.

What do you think? How much blog traffic is needed before you monetize?

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Bryan Haines is a Canadian living in Cuenca Ecuador with his wife (Dena) and daughter (Drew). They created two advertising agencies and sold them both, the last one just one month before moving their family to South America in July 2009. He is founder of and co-founder of Gringos Abroad.

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  • Eyal Katz July 21, 2015, 10:56 am

    Great post. And I completely agree with all of it especially continuous testing of AdSense, which is what we do at

    How much traffic is necessary to start monetizing? Well, that depends on the way you plan to monetize your website. If we’re talking advertising, it obviously depends on your niche, geo, and other parameters but I think a minimum of 1,000 daily pageviews is a safe bet to start making real money.

  • Scott March 2, 2015, 9:14 am

    where is the infographic?

  • Jason Ellis October 31, 2014, 10:09 am

    I think you still need to experiment on this. I tried adsense in my blog it doesn’t work that way.

    • Bryan Haines November 1, 2014, 3:58 pm

      Not sure what you mean – how doesn’t it work?

  • Kathleen August 25, 2014, 7:08 am

    I was told you couldnt put adsense on a blog, is that true?? I am trying to figure out how to make money online so I can quite a horrible job. Only few more years to retire but want to make money online. clueless

  • Nishant Srivastava August 24, 2014, 3:50 am

    AdSense is all about experiments, These tips are useful but you always need to experiment with your ad units, color, size and placements that will gives you more knowledge and idea about ad placement in your niche.

    • Bryan Haines August 24, 2014, 7:16 am

      Of course – that is what these tips are about! :)

  • Cameron Brown April 24, 2014, 8:24 am

    Great infographic, despite Google be good at doing things relatively simply, I have found their explanations of AdSense pretty confusing at times! Cheers

  • Soki Briggs February 24, 2014, 3:15 am

    Umm.. So where are the steps? You missed that part out


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