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Adsense Disabled, Any alternatives?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by intradox, Sep 29, 2012.

  1. intradox

    intradox Well-Known Member

    My adsense was disabled for "invalid click activity". As far as I know I did not break any policies (did not ask for clicks, did not pay for clicks, did not click on my own ads) and most likely this occurred by someone who did not like my forum.

    From what I've been reading, i have little chance of appeaing so what are some good alternatives? Adsense was paying for the hosting which if I can't cover ill have to close all my forums. What are the best non-obtrusive means of advertising for a forum? I get about 400k impressions/mo
  2. Insy

    Insy Well-Known Member

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  3. rollthebones

    rollthebones Active Member

    AdSense is probably the best, try and get your account back.
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  4. ShadyX

    ShadyX Well-Known Member

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  5. David_

    David_ Active Member

    Affiliate banners for your nice are a nice alternative
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  6. DRE

    DRE Well-Known Member

    You can keep appealing and if that doesn't work, you can buy an adsense account from a third party and make it yours.

    BSA is too strict in their requirements they suck if your site is new.
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  7. RastaLulz

    RastaLulz Well-Known Member

    I feel your pain, lost most of my income due to AdSense disabling my account.

    The best alternative that I've found so far is Lijit, but they don't come close to what AdSense paid.
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  8. 0xym0r0n

    0xym0r0n Well-Known Member

    Because adsense sucks!
    Sorry just my random opinion. I have had too many co-workers/friends have their accounts disabled for the same reasons. The only thing I can think is someone got click happy on your site and kept clicking ads. You can't control that, but they'll disable your account for it anyways.

    So anyone who really ticks you off and you know their site has adsense? Just click click CLICK CLICK CLICK CLICK. lol im just kidding I don't condone such activity or encourage it! I just joke about it...

    I rely on random sponsorship and member donations now.
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  9. Carlos

    Carlos Well-Known Member

  10. Blue

    Blue Well-Known Member

    Get hooked up with affiliates that your traffic would be interested in. If you have a gaming site, look for affiliates that sell games and run their ads..
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  11. dutchbb

    dutchbb Well-Known Member

    It's annoying competition can get you banned. They may even hire someone to do it. Our site got banned years ago, emailed them this year and got approved again. So it can happen, but you have to be nice and honest to them.
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  12. lakef

    lakef Member

    use affiliates.

    for a quick and easy start, check out viglink and skimlinks

    also ebay, amazon, and godaddy
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  13. wsmith722

    wsmith722 New Member

    Hi All,

    Whitney from VigLink here. You can get started with us in minutes, and VigLink is a really easy way to monetize without negatively impacting user experience. Any questions? Just email supportATviglinkDOTcom.

    Whitney :)
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  14. Brandon Sheley

    Brandon Sheley Well-Known Member

    There are 100's if not 1000's of alternatives
    google "ppc alternatives" or "ppc programs" or "ppc advertisers" etc...

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