Is Google Evil Banning Adsense Publishers?

If you have ever used the adsense publisher platform for making some extra cash like me, then you most likely have heard of horror stories about people getting banned right at the moment when they were due to be paid. I have seen this myself and know personally two people that lost their accounts right when the earnings were ramping up.

Here is one story that seems to shed some light on the dark side of Google:

I have seen clicks evaporate, stats for my adsense back office not jive with my multiple reporting methods. It was suspicious at best and I always wondered if I was being skimmed. I still earn daily with adsense but it has been a rocky ride. Makes a person wonder about all those stories and complaints in the Google forums. A lot of people game the system, but there are folks who do make some good cash with it like I have. If you take time to read the story it may alleviate your worst fears, or at least confirm that you were not crazy or just a conspiracy theorist.

I also have a post from another person that is fairly long but well worth reading.

Josh Bachynski wrote this very long article about a meeting he had with Matt Cutts…

It has been confirmed by Matt himself that this meeting did take place. I relate Matt with the white house press secretary, both being able to stand up in front of the world and tell fibs as a front man for a very large corporate interest or government. To me,they seem to have only self interest in mind when they spew the cover stories to protect their own.

Google has purposefully set out to hurt individuals while reaping the harvest for their own bottom line. Collateral damage is just part of the scenery it seems, you got hurt while they destroy the spammers. Do they really care your life’s work in a blog got dropped down the index 40 pages? I think not, they really only care about targeting the competition. More money for them and to hell with you. And they wonder why Black Hat SEO still works and people are tired of trying the white hat crap.

Go Social They Said

If you remember Google Friend Select and had built this up over time then you know what I am talking about. They had this going and people used it, then they dropped the program without a replacement. I still wonder why we even bother sometimes trying to do what they ask. It is only one SEO signal but I had real people not fake following my blog, not any more from that program at least.

You can see why so many people over the past couple years have inundated the forum with complaints while the Google fanboys and rats laugh and ridicule. They have rats in all parts of life, but it seems in the second linked story you can see a reference of people ratting to Matt about a certain website and crying like little babies to get a cookie from Matt and be seen in good favor.

That is my soapbox for today, you can see that these stories just solidified my suspicions about a once well liked funny named search engine called Google. Most folks have a very negative view on this search engine now, and they deserve all the vitriol as they created it.


Digi Article Blaster – It Works For Me

I have several Digi products and Digi article blaster is in my IM arsenal. It works wonders for getting the word out about what I have to say on my blog. I see instant results same day in my awstats section of my cpanel. I bet you would like to see the same thing, results that are real. Blogging can be a lonely road some days, you write your backside off only to hear crickets. I have had those days myself and work to put up something really good, or at least I think so, only to find nobody is reading it. The whole problem is exposure, if would-be interested readers do not see your article then you will not get any eyeballs on the page.

No matter what type of blogging you do, there is always a way to help it have more visibility on the net, this tool can help you do just that. I have other Digi software in my collection and will talk about those another time, but there are a few I use weekly and have good results from using them and the backlinks I build and the traffic that comes from that.

Digi article blaster builds article accounts for you. I use decaptcher for the visual aid in captcha breaking. It takes awhile to build about 225 accounts or so, you then need to verify the account emails. Once all that is done you may choose to blast a post or page out to the various syndication websites. It give an excerpt and view source link by default on your article. You may also choose to spin the article, I do not spin it, I just let it go as written with the view source link.

I think it is a very painless way to do some article blasting and marketing for your blog. It builds backlinks for you at the time of your choice. You choose which article to use and what the author bio should say. The flexibility of having a plugin do this kind of work on your schedule and at a one time price point and no subscriptions is top drawer for me. I hate subscriptions. If you get busy and not use it very much one month, you are still paying the stupid bill. Being able to sit down and do some really good content is hard enough for some people with busy work weeks, but having this plugin sitting at the ready for you to be able to blast out an article and gain some web traction, for me this is priceless. I have never had any problems myself with any of Andy Fletcher’s plugins in the Digi line. I really like the stuff and use it whenever the need arises. Digi article blaster will always be in my arsenal of IM tools and it will help you like it has me.