How to Get Approved for Google AdSense
GoogleAdSense is one of the easiest and most effective ways to monetize a blog. Unfortunately, not everyone gets approved the first time. Google doesn’t want to display ads on sites that are little more than spam so getting approved means first putting effort into making your blog valuable, attractive, and user-friendly. Here’s what you need to do to get approved.

How to Get Your Blog Ready for AdSense

There are quite a few guidelines your blog needs to meet before you can get approved. Here are the basic requirements that you need to work on before submitting your application.

Privacy Policy

If you don’t have a privacy policy, expect your application to get denied. A privacy policy describes what visitors can expect from your website, what they should not do, and the promises you make. Your privacy policy should explain if and how any visitor information is used.

Contact Us Page

Make sure visitors have a way to get in touch with you. A contact page can be as simple as a contact form or it can give your social media links as well as your email address.

Number of Posts

There’s no specific number of posts your blog needs before you can get approved, although it’s a good idea to have at least 50 posts before you submit your application. Make sure your posts are at least 450-500 words each with high-quality, original content.

Quality, Original Content

Google AdSense will not approve a blog dedicated to illegal activity, drugs, pirated content, or pornography. It’s also important that your content is high-quality, original, and well-written.


While content is king, design is a close second. Google wants to see a clean and professional design that’s intuitive for visitors. You may want to invest in a custom or premium theme for your blog, although it isn’t necessary.


Does your blog offer value? Google wants to approve blogs that offer something to readers rather than focusing solely on making money.


Google will not approve an AdSense account for a or domain. You need a unique domain for your blog. The older your domain, the more likely you are to be approved. For most Asian countries, including India and China, Google will not accept blogs that are less than 6 months old.

Other Network Ads

Before you apply, make sure you remove other network ads from your blog. While Google will allow you to use other networks along with AdSense, having other ads up when you apply gives the impression that your blog has too many ads and you’re focusing too much on monetization over quality.

Once you meet these guidelines, apply for AdSense. Approval usually takes 2-3 days.


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