Saturday, October 20, 2018

Add Adsense to Blogger


Google Adsense is an advertising network managed by Google through which publishers earn money by displaying targeted ads on their website pages.

Check my post on complete Google Adsense guidelines. Also check my post on how to get Adsense approval quickly.

In this post I will share how you can add Google Adsense to blogger.

Just follow the below steps to integrate Adsense to your Blogger blog.

1) Go to Blogger homepage : www.blogger.com

2) Click on Sign in at the top-right corner of the page.

3) Enter your Google id and password and click on Sign in.

4) Click on the arrow at the upper-left corner and select the blog in which you want to integrate Adsense ads.

5) Click on Earnings on the left side of the window.

Add Adsense to blogger

6) Here if you don't see Sign up for Adsense button then that means your blog does not currently qualify for Adsense. You can try later, once your blog meets Adsense conditions.

Add Adsense to blogger


 If you see Sign up for Adsense button then go to step 7.

7) Click on Sign in to login with your Google account. Follow the instruction to link your Adsense account to your blog.

If you don't have an approved Adsense account then apply from here. Once your account is approved it will get linked automatically. After this step you will be back to your Blogger dashboard.

8) Click on Earnings on the left side of the window.

9) Click on Yes button besides "Show ads on blog".

Add Adsense to blogger

10) Below "Ad set up for blog" choose  the position where you want to display Google ads on your blog. Select any one option for placing the ads on your blog page.

Add Adsense to blogger


11) Click on Save settings to save your ad settings and start showing Google ads on your blog.
You have successfully integrated Adsense ads on your blog.

If you want to check your Adsense earnings

1) Open www.blogger.com and Sign in.

2) On the top-left select the blog whose earnings report you want to check.

3) Click on Earnings.

4) Click Visit Adsense for details of my earnings.

Add Adsense to blogger

I believe this helps you out. If you still face difficulty in adding Adsense to your blog, then go through the Adsense integration guide.

Beginners Guide to Google Analytics (For Bloggers)


In this post I will share with you some benefits of using Google analytics on your blog.

Everyone is eager to know how many people are visiting their blog everyday. It is good to check and be updated about your blog stats. This helps in building up new strategies and ideas for promoting their blog.


If you know the answer to the following questions then you can create an effective plan to grow your blog.

1) How many users I am getting everyday?

2) How many new users are visiting my blog everyday?

3) How many of the users have checked my blog earlier as well?

4) How many page views I am getting everyday?

5) Which is most visited page on my blog?

6) From which countries I am getting maximum users?

You get the complete control of your blog if you have the answer to the above questions.

There are many tools, web trackers and plugins available on internet for tracking a blog and providing you the answer to the above questions.

But honestly speaking, Google Analytics is the best. It is reliable, easy to understand and free. So why to go for some other option when you have such a awesome tool for free.

You might face some difficulties to understand the stats of your site at beginning but later on it will be simple.

Now let me share with you how Google Analytics works and why do we need to add it on our blog.

Google Analytics is a free tool offered by Google which provides statistics and helps you to track the traffic to your blog.
This service was launched by Google in the year 2005.

You can check the following data using the Google Analytics tool.

1) Visitors Online

2) Total number of visits in a day, month or over a particular time period.

3) New Users

4) Total Page views

5) Avg Session Duration

6) Countries

7) Traffic Source

8) Demographics

and many more data.

How to signup with Google Analytics?




2) Sign in with your Google account or signup if you don't have one.

3) Click on Admin.


4) In the Property column, select Create new property from the drop-down menu.

5) Now you need to specify the Account name, Website name, Website URL, Industry category etc details.


6) Click Get Tracking Id.

The Google Analytics Id for your blog will be displayed on the top.

How to add Google Analytics to Blogger?

1) Go to www.blogger.com and sign in with your Google id.

2) On the top left choose the blog in which you want to add Google Analytics.

3) In the left menu click Settings -> Other.

4) Under Google Analytics type the Analytics tracking id.


5) Click Save Settings on the top right corner.

Just wait for few hours to track in Analytics.

How to add Google Analytics to your WordPress blog?

You can add Google Analytics through the MonsterInsights plugin on your WordPress blog or site. It is the most popular and the easiest way to add Analytics to WordPress
.
MonsterInsights offers both free and paid version. The paid version has more features but you can start with a free version as well.

Now lets see how to add Analytics through MonsterInsights plugin.


1) Install and activate the MonsterInsights plugin.

2) Click Insights -> Settings

3) Click "Authenticate with your Google account".

4) Sign in to your Google account and click on "Allow" .

5) On the next screen select your site and click on "Complete Authentication" button.

You have successfully added Analytics to your WordPress site.

Once you have installed Analytics it might take a few hours for the reports to be viewed. You can login to your Google Analytics account and keep a track of your blog statistics.

Google Analytics app is also available in Google Play store to make your work easy. Download it on your mobile and track your blog or site without logging in every time to your Google Analytics account.

Hope this post helps you out. Kind share this post and give your valuable feedback in the comments section.

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Can I Use Infolinks With Adsense


Infolinks is one of the best alternative for Google Adsense. To know more about Infolinks check my blog on Adsense alternatives.

It is easier to get Infolinks approval in comparison to Adsense as Google is very strict in its policies. Infolinks shows in-text, in fold, in-tag, in-frame and in-article ads on the pages.

Infolinks does not require any space on your site to show ads. It converts some of the keywords on your site to links. When a user hovers over the link, an ad is popped up.

The question that comes in the mind of most of the publishers is : Can i use Infolinks and Adsense together on the same site?



Will Google suspend my Adsense account if I use Infolinks and Adsense together?

So don't worry, I will answer this question in this post.

Adsense is very strict in its policies and publishers who are using Adsense on their site need to abide with them. You can check the Adsense policies on its website.

Now coming to the above question. The answer is "Yes We Can Use Infolinks and Adsense Together".

Google Adsense is contextual whereas Infolinks is contextual text based ads. So it is absolutely safe to use these two ad networks on the same page.

The good thing is that you can use any other ad network with Adsense on your site till the time it doesn't creates any confusion among the user. It shouldn't look like the Adsense ads and confuse visitors.

You can check infolinks page for more clarity. So you can use Infolinks and Adsense together on the same site and maximize your earnings. If you see the above official page of Infolinks then you will find the Green signal to use both these ad networks on same page.

Some of the important guidelines for using Infolinks with Adsense are :

1) Make sure that the pop-ups created by hovering on Infolinks ads does not cover or hide Adsense ads.

2) Use <!– INFOLINKS_ON–>  and <!– INFOLINKS_OFF–> at the start and end of content area of  your blog. 

Conclusion: Its completely safe to show Adsense and Infolinks advertisement on the same page. Google won't ban your account for this.

Even I have used Adsense and Infolinks on the same page of my blog for quite long time.

So you can go ahead and increase the earnings from your site by using Infolinks and Adsense together. The good thing is that it doesn't slow down the loading speed of your site.


You can also check my post on Google adsense.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

How to promote a YouTube Channel


YouTube is one of the world's largest video sharing platform. It has millions of active users worldwide.


YouTube is used effectively for promotion of brands and services. Promoting a channel is tougher than creating a video.

Even if you have a good video but if you don't promote it well, no one will see it. There are thousands of videos on YouTube which are not noticed by anyone due to incorrect promotion techniques.

I have shared some effective techniques which will work and promote your YouTube videos for free. It will increase your YouTube video hits and make your video viral.

So lets go ahead and learn.

How to promote a YouTube video and drive traffic?

1) Choose a good title : Title of a video is a deciding factor of whether to watch a video or not.

If the title is not appealing and unique then people will not see your video. They might skip your video and watch another video.
So choose a good title because a great title gets the maximum number of views.

I will share some important points that you must keep in mind while choosing a title for your video.

a) Keep the title short

b) Use proper keywords in the title

c) Use power words like "Great", "Awesome", "Best" etc to attract visitors.

You can use the keyword research tool to drive attention of users and get huge traffic.

2) Use attractive custom thumbnail : Custom thumbnail is an important key factor for promoting a YouTube video. Custom thumbnail is the first impression of your YouTube video.

So choose an attractive and attention grabbing thumbnail for your YouTube video. Even if you have a great video but the thumbnail is not good, users will not take the pain to check your video.

There are many apps by which you can create a custom thumbnail for YouTube video very easily. You don't need any sort of technical expertise or skills.

Simply choose a template and add text or pictures and your thumbnail is ready. Have a resolution of 1280 X 720 for the picture and create in any of the formats like .GIF, .JPG, .PNG etc.

Upload the image and set it as the custom thumbnail for your YouTube video.

3) Tag your videos : Tagging a YouTube video is very necessary as it drives organic traffic.

Use proper keyword search to add relevant tags to your videos. Search and use tags which are used by popular videos on YouTube.

4) Social media promotion : Social media is a great platform to promote your channel and get millions of views to your video.

You can share your videos on powerful platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Google+ etc and drive huge traffic. But remember to be disciplined or else your video will be removed and your channel will be banned.

Dont upload too many video in one go. Upload videos after some time interval.
If you have a blog then you can embed your videos on the blog pages to maximize visits.

5) Create playlists : YouTube playlists is an important way to promote your videos.
Playlists help your users to easily find and share your videos.

While creating a playlist remember to choose a grear title and add similar videos in one playlist.

Playlists increase search rankings and encourage users to watch your video.

6) Calls to action : Including calls to action helps a lot in promoting your channel and increasing views to your videos.

You can ask your viewers to subscribe to your YouTube channel or like your videos in between, beginning or at the end of your video. You can request your users to share your videos to more and more people.

You can even engage your users by asking questions or asking them to vote for something.

This technique is very effective and will definitely drive huge traffic to your YouTube video. Start using it and promote your YouTube channel for free.

These techniques will help you in getting more and more subscribers for your YouTube channel. So go ahead and use these techniques without wasting any more time.

Keep visiting this post regularly as I will keep you updated with more techniques for promoting your YouTube channel.

Kindly share your comments and feedback below in the comment box.

Monday, October 1, 2018

How to Earn Money Through YouTube Channel


If we are asked to choose between a 9 to 6 job and work from home job, then most of us would choose to work from home. The reason is possibly convenience and flexibility.

Earning money while working from home is a preferred choice for most of us. But the question is "How"?

If you search Google for Earn money from home, you will find hundreds of sites which claims genuine ways to earn money online. Most of them would ask you to pay a joining fees or subscription charge. But most of them are just making a fool of innocent people and cheating them.

My main aim besides publishing this post is to suggest you a very simple and genuine way by which you can earn money sitting back at your home. You need to do some hard work to earn money using this technique.

Friends I believe YouTube is a site which doesn't require any introduction. I have seen a 3 year old kid demanding to see his favorite cartoon videos on YouTube. This proves the popularity of YouTube.

YouTube has millions of active users worldwide. The reason behind the popularity is because people love to learn something through audio visuals rather than just reading it. So you can understand the potentiality of YouTube. Big brands and companies are now-a-days choosing YouTube to promote their brands and ideas.

So, the question which comes to the mind is that "How to earn money from Youtube ?"

There are many ways to earn money online like affiliate marketing, online store, Google Adsense, Blogging, freelancing etc. Most of these require you to have a blog or website. But the only way of earning money without having a website is through YouTube.

Let me first share with you a few benefits of choosing YouTube for earning money from home.

1) No hosting or domain name costs

2) Easy and simple to understand

3) Larger audience

So, now I come to the question " How to earn money  from YouTube"?

Earn money from YouTube

You can earn money by following these steps:

1) Create a YouTube channel

2) Upload videos to your channel

3) Join YouTube partner program and add advertisement to your videos through Adsense.

4) Earn money when a user clicks on the ads.



You can check my blog post on how to create a Youtube channel for more clarity on this topic.

Firstly you need to keep in mind a few things while creating a YouTube channel.

1) Keep the title short and catchy

2) Use proper tagging

3) Use attractive thumbnails for videos

Friends if you have a strong determination of earning money from home, then YouTube is one of the best option. If you are creative then you can earn thousands of dollars every month from YouTube. 

You can post any videos which will help the people or will create interest. It can be anything but shouldn't violate YouTube terms and conditions or else your channel will be suspended.

You can create videos through your smartphone or create video tutorials through aps which are freely available in play store. Its very easy and fast and doesn't require any technical skills.

Once your video is ready and uploaded to YouTube, you can monetize by joining the YouTube partner program. If you have an Adsense account then well and good, simply link the account to monetize from your channel. If you don't have one then simply apply for an Adsense account from there. Its easy to get approval for an Adsense account from YouTube rather than applying for a blog or website.

Once your application is approved, you can start showing ads just before or in between your videos. You will get paid if a user clicks on those ads.

Remember that enabling monetization for your YouTube channel requires some criteria to be fulfilled like subscribers count and average views count per video. So if your channel doesn't fulfill all the criteria, you wont be able to monetize.

The second most popular way of earning money from your YouTube channel is by showing ads of sponsors before or after your YouTube video. They pay good amount for showing their ads in your videos.

The third way of earning money from YouTube is by affiliate marketing. The earnings are great and you get paid on a per sale basis.

So friends there is a good opportunity of earning money from YouTube. You just need to create, upload and promote videos to earn money. You need to promote videos on social medias and drive traffic to earn. Try to convert visitors to subscribers and monetize your channel. 

Kindly share your feedback below.