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When did you start with AdSense?




Google launched AdSense on March of 2003. Just over two years now and it has already made waves across the internet. never in the wildest dream that AdSense would become the bread-and-butter for a lot of bloggers (and publishers for that matter).

I only learned about it about January of 2004 and by February, I already signed up and got $16.14 for that month. Didn’t really believed in it that time, until I got my first cheque 3 months later.

The rest, they say, is history.

So, how did you learn about AdSense and when did you start using it?



Abe is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of YugaTech. You Can follow him on Twitter @abeolandres.

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12 Responses

  1. Alfie says:

    I signed up only last Dec. 2004 and earned less than $1 that month. Then after reading some success stories, I got motivated, and started to enhance my existing websites and to make some serious one. I got my first check 4 months later. After that, I am receiving a check from Google every month. 6 months later (this month), my earning from Google is almost more than twice of my regular salary from working in a multinational company. Adsense is really fun and easy money making hobby. But, just a warning to everyone, dont attempt to rely your living on Google adsense because its future is really unpredictable.

  2. GAiL says:

    Demmet. I should have signed up earlier. I don’t know… I guess I never really thought it’s a good money-making scheme till now.

    Musta na Abe?

  3. the disappointed says:

    am interested in this.. is this still a good investment?

  4. yuga says:

    Hi Gail! Okay namn. How about you? Musta Web
    Awards?

    @ the disappointed

    There’s nothing to invest except your time to write a blog or put up a high traffic site.

  5. Alfie says:

    Yeah, you have to invest 1% money and 99% time. But, if you are already in there, this would be 1% money and 99% enjoying blog. :)

  6. GAiL says:

    yugs! hay naku. mukhang bad trip narin ako sa PWA. akalain mo ba naman, ni hindi minention site ko as one of the finalists nung presentation? buti nalang kamo si marc lang sinama ko, kundi ang dami ko sigurong 250 na inaksaya. hay naku. well, at least may mga bago na kong NFF haha. i finally met sila ronibats! kaya ayus lang :D

    sayang nga, di ko nakita si jolo. andun din daw sya. nagpunta ka ba?

  7. adsensepinoy says:

    January 2006. I think I’m pretty good at it.

  8. noemid says:

    I started November 2003 and at that time they didn’t allow blogs. I just used it for one of my resource sites. It’s just recently I’ve added to my blog.

  9. yuga says:

    noemid, yeah back then personal sites and blogs aren’t allowed into the program. Connie had to argue with the Adsense rep before she got her blogs accepted.

  10. polok says:

    I reached 100 last April. Any chance I’ll get the check this May? :)

  11. yuga says:

    If you reached $100 last April, your payment should be processed around May 25 for remittance. It takes around 20 days hence for you to get it via postal mail.

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