How to make money from your blog on blogger using Google Adsense. What is google adsense?

If you started a blog out of sheer passion and the need for self-expression, you write away with no intention of making a penny. Well, I have good news for you! You are leaving money on the table! You can make money from your blog.

You can turn that passion into a side hustle by monetizing your blog. 

There are diverse ways of monetizing your blog which you will learn as you progress in your journey as a blogger, but here, I am going to show you how to monetize your blog by using Google AdSense. 

What is Google AdSense?

Simply explained, AdSense is a way of earning money on your blog by displaying ads next to your posts. Depending on the type of ads that are displayed, you are paid based on user clicks on the ads
or ad impressions.

How to go about monetizing your blog using AdSense

1. Have a few well-written posts on your blogger account before signing up.
2. Sign up for AdSense here.
3. Enter the URL of your blogger account and check the relevant button regarding additional tips.
4. Verify your account.
5. Read the AdSense Terms and Conditions. If you agree, tick I agree.
6. Click Continue to AdSense.

 Now, the next steps sound tricky but stay with me, you will get it.

7. Copy the AdSense code.
8. Before adding the AdSense code to your blog, be sure your page complies with the AdSense program policies
9. Go to your blogger account dashboard and click Layout.

layout. how to add adsense code to HTML head tags on blogger

10. Select Add a Gadget
11. From the list, select the HTML/JavaScript gadget.
Make money blogging. How to find the HTML/Javascript of your blog. where to place your adsense code on blogger head tag

12. Paste your AdSense code in the box provided and save.

Your ads will start running when your account is approved.

To create space for your ads. Click layout  then add gadget then AdSense         Add a gadget on blogger. How to add Adsense code to HTML

To set up your payment account

1. Sign in to your AdSense account
2. Select payment
3. Manage payment methods 
4. Add payment method

I hope this lifts you up in your search for a blogging side hustle.

By Jumoke Eniola
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