Friday, June 26, 2020

Google AdSense

Back in 2014, I was following a blogger who monetized their blog with Google Adsense. She said it was the easiest way to make money. I started the process but never linked a bank account for payments. I honestly forgot about it and life went on.

The beginning of this month, I got a letter from PricewaterhouseCoopers. I open it up and it is regarding this adsense account. Apparently, in the past 6 years I made like $76 woo hoo Right? I had to sign the paper and mail it back. Of course, I again put this off. Curse you procrastination.

Yesterday, I get an email from Google Adsense stating my account has been dormant for too long. I had until August 19 to sign into my account otherwise Google would escheat my account balance to the government. So I sign into my account, add a checking account, get verified and am now able to make and receive payments. However, the payment threshhold is $100 Guess I have to wait another 6 years to make any money?

So, no, my dear readers, unless you are a popular blogger, which unfortunately I am not, Adsense is not an easy way to make money.