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Discussion in 'Guidelines / Compliance' started by dheeruyadav, Sep 30, 2008.

  1. #1
    clicking ads on your own website is wrong or right? I have two computers, what in case if i click on the ads from one computer. will it be counted as bad thing by ad sense and my domain will be blocked???
    SEMrush
     
    dheeruyadav, Sep 30, 2008 IP
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  2. MikeB67

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    If it's from the same IP address, Yes.
     
    MikeB67, Sep 30, 2008 IP
  3. dheeruyadav

    dheeruyadav Active Member

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    what if it is from different Ip address?? One Computer is at my home and other is at office.
     
    dheeruyadav, Sep 30, 2008 IP
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    Well, I think after awhile if all the clicks are coming from one IP address google might start blocking it. There very smart there :p
     
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    Nonny Notable Member

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    #5
    It's not just the IP address, but the pattern of clicks and other factors:

    https://www.google.com/adsense/support/bin/answer.py?answer=9718&topic=8426
    Any clicking that doesn't fit the pattern of a normal visitor to your site may be flagged as invalid. Don't do it, even if it's fron a different computer.
     
    Nonny, Sep 30, 2008 IP
  6. dheeruyadav

    dheeruyadav Active Member

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    what in case if the clicks are similar to one that is made by normal visitors.
     
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    pubdomainshost.com Peon

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    #7
    Each time you use google - a cookie sits in your cache tracking a lot more about you than you would like. Not only does the cookie track your activities, a lot of information is stored (for 18 months) after you login and use Google services. All in all, you really don't know how much Google knows about you, your habits and your web history.

    If you don't want to lose your hard earned money, avoid cheating Google.

    Thx
     
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    KonichiJ Peon

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    #8
    Yes, this is a clear and concise answer.

    Do not "click fraud" your way into getting banned from adsense.
     
    KonichiJ, Sep 30, 2008 IP
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    tinimini Peon

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    #9
    Its wrong!!
    Avoide such things, or ull have to learn from your mistake in the end, after getting banned.
    Hard work and honesty cant be replaced ever with anything else.
     
    tinimini, Sep 30, 2008 IP
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    #10
    You have agreed to AdSense TOS. Period. Why would you click on your ad? To earn additional $0.05? Don't do that. Do everything to bring users to your site. If you have good quality content, you will have traffic. Traffic will take care for AdSense.
     
    funa, Oct 1, 2008 IP
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    If you are making enough clicks to change your income, it's almost certainly going to look artificial to Google. Sure you could go to elaborate measures to make it look "natural", but if you spent that time and effort promoting your site, you would get natural visitors for real. And clicking your own ads is not only against the Adsense Terms that you agreed to, it's stealing money from Adwords advertisers, your fellow webmasters. And the most likely result is that you will not get paid and you will never be able to use Adsense again.
     
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    I have seen a few stories that some bloggers got banned for fraud clicks while they didnt' do it?
    Especially when the payment qualified amount is near? any thoughts on that?
     
    nandalinnaung, Oct 1, 2008 IP
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    Yes, i have a friend who faced this issue too. Got banned just before getting first pay cheque for "helpful" friends who kept clicking for him.
     
    kingfisher74, Oct 2, 2008 IP
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    Even if its not same pc or something, its still unethical so i will consider this as wrong doing...be patient and work hard...you will never have to think about such things..I wish you all the best!!
     
    kanwarjot, Oct 2, 2008 IP
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    Domain blocked? Most likely. It will be worse, though, your adsense account will be blocked, ie GONE. And so it should if you're considering doing this.
     
    Adpubster, Oct 2, 2008 IP
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    Even if the click comes from different IPs, Google will know it. Google is smarter than many of us. It has anticipated that this kind of practice would surface.
     
    iloveRP.com, Oct 2, 2008 IP
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    well, at the moment, i do not have any ads LOL.. i am just trying to not any mistakes and i do not want to cheat or trick google or any advertisers..

    but i have learned a few things past weeks..

    1. people like to read than write
    2. inexperienced people would clicks ads mistakenly
    3. need about 5-6 ads/affiliates/sponsors..

    thanks everyone for chipping in the ideas.
    you guys are great.
     
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    GhengisKhan Banned

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    Drum roll please........The answer is you will probably be banned, even if you don't click on your ads. Because if you are looking for ways to cheat, you will be violating TOS in other ways, sometimes without knowing it. You have to change the way you think to have long term success. If you do click, you still won't even get that money. They will refund it to the advertisers you tried to steal it from.
     
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    cheers for the answer..

    i am not trying to cheat, i am weighing on all the possibilities.. for example, if i become regular income, some visitors may come and click 10 times a day and it could mess up my account too...

    my intention is how to make money without tricks or cheats

    cheers
     
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    GhengisKhan Banned

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    Sorry Nanda, my post was directed to the thread starter. I wasn't calling you a cheater. It is wise of you to educate yourself. Beyond complying with TOS on placement, and website guidelines etc. You shouldn't need to worry much. It is better not to give close friends and family your URL(s). They may be ignorant of policies, and decide to "help you out" with extra clicks. Good luck to you.
     
    GhengisKhan, Oct 2, 2008 IP