Why Is Google Paying Me So Much?

I rarely check my Google Adsense earnings because I don’t use the program much, but I got a bit of a surprise to see some mysterious extra income and thousands of extra page views in the last few days:

It’s odd because none of my stat programs show any significant increase in traffic on the sites I have Adsense on. Adsense generally earns me less than a dollar per day, but all of sudden it’s sometimes been paying me over $12/day!

There’s on average an extra 13,000 page views per day ever since Dec. 3rd, and I have no clue where they’re coming from.

This is kind of the equivalent of free money falling from the sky! I’m a little baffled, but not complaining ;-)

Blog posted on: December 10, 2007

12 comments on “Why Is Google Paying Me So Much?

  1. Neville

    I have Adsense on NevBlog, FancyBlog.com, Neville1.com and on MototekBlog.com which was a blog for a client a long while back who never transferred the domain.

    Other than that, I don’t recall having Adsense anywhere else.

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  2. MissionEnvironment.com

    you might want to check google adsense TOS because im not sure if you can post these stats up here like that. just lookin out for ya…

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  3. www.DjBlic.com

    I think I know whats going on, one of your blogs just increatest in SERPs ( search enging rank). WIth the icrease in SERPs comes with an increase in hits/page virews, therefore more money

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  4. bitterkarma

    I’ve been reading your blog for a while and I am planning my own blog following the same route. Blogging experiments on making money and as a walkthrough of my own problems of starting a small business. I’m adding your blog to my list. http://www.winterbees.com/blog

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  5. Brian Soule

    I was actually searching in google for “zencart” under images. The third image I clicked on linked to your treo 700 article.

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