For many it sounds like a real madness, but it is a reality more than palpable. The Internet can make us earn money through advertising. By having a website or YouTube channel, we can link them to the Google Ads program to start generating profits through the impressions and clicks that users make.
This network advertising program is called Google Adsense. The procedure to activate this option, while somewhat simple, is not usually explained much. Therefore, we are going to help you so that you know how to create an account in Google Adsense for web pages and for your YouTube channel.
Thus, if you have both or only one of them, at least you can make each visit or vision you receive serve to get some extra income. Step by Step, relating every detail and every box to mark so you don’t get lost in any part of the process.
How to register and configure an account in Google Adsense step by step?
Further, We will explain the new requirements that YouTube It has established for those who want to be part of the creator program that it has, something to which you must add in case you want advertising income in your videos. Then we leave you with this little guide. It will be useful for you to start making the internet bring you a good financial benefit if you propose it.
If you have decided to monetize and earn some extra money with your websiteYou are in luck, in this small tutorial we explain how to be accepted in the famous Google program to include ads on your blog.
Follow the steps below to be able to open your first account in Adsense and thus, start entering by displaying ad units on the different pages of your website, and if you have a YouTube channel and you would also like to earn money, below we explain how to do it.
1 – Enter the Google Adsense website
Open your internet browser and in the address bar enter the following URL: https://www.google.es/adsense/. Thus, You will enter the Google Adsense website in Spanish.
2 – The registration process begins
Now, on the website where you are, click on the button “Register now” to start the procedure and take your first steps on this platform.
3 – Enter the first data
The Google Adsense account registration process has started. What you have to do now is enter the URL of the website you want to link to Adsense to monetize with your advertising (obviously you have to have your own website), in addition to entering an email that, we recommend, belongs to Gmail.
Ultimately, you will also be asked if you want to receive information related to this service in the indicated email. You can choose between yes and no, although it is recommended do it affirmatively to have advice of interest that can be quite useful.
Once this is done, click on the button “Save and continue”To move forward with the process.
4 – Accept the terms and conditions
Now, Google will give you the option to change the information from the previous step in case of error (to do this, click on “Change this information”). However, to continue, you must fill in two more fields.
First, select the country or region where you are. Click the drop-down menu to select it and move on. After this, it is strictly necessary that you check the box accompanied by the text “Yes, I have read and accept the agreement.”, Otherwise you will not be able to continue with the procedure.
Now, click on the button “Create Account”.
5 – Create a payment profile
A pop-up window will appear with some information about what the service offers you Google Adsense. Tap on “Start” so that it disappears and you can keep moving forward.
Now, you have to specify a series of data to determine the payment address to which Google will allocate the money. If you are an individual, choose your usual address (very important since Google will send you a PIN to verify the account.); In the case of a company, choose the place where the headquarters linked to the web is located.
You will have to establish an account type (individual or company), name and address, postal code, city, province and telephone number to complete this section. If you choose the company type, you will also have to add the name of the company, whose field appears first.
Fill in all the data and click on “Send” to continue.
6 – Check your phone or cell phone
Then after “Send my request”A new step will appear, it asks us to enter a phone number to verify it. It gives us the option of receiving our code by means of a text message (SMS) or a voice message (it is recommended via SMS), and then we click on “Send verification code“
7 – Use the Google verification code
In order to have your account operational and eligible to receive payments as a publisher, It is essential that you verify the account using your phone or cell phone. This code will be provided to you either via voice message or by SMS. You must enter the code that they send you and prove that you are the owner of said property.
Now you will have to wait for the Google team to finish reviewing everything to start seeing the advertising on your website. It is a process that does not take too long, in fact does not usually last for more than 24 hours. Whatever the delay, you will be notified via email when your account is fully active.
Once the account registration process is complete, we will be redirected to the thank you page for your request for participate in the Adsense program. There are cases in which sometimes, our account is not approved, they will tell us the reasons why they do not accept us and they will give us the possibility to make changes.
*Note: We must be attentive to our mailbox, since as we have indicated previously, Google will send us a letter with another code or PIN To finish confirming our account, this step is very important to fully participate in this ad program.
8 – Ads settings
In order to view the ads on our website, we must follow some more steps. Adsense will display a series of HTML code that you will have to enter in the source code of your website. Copy what appears in the code box and paste it just before the closing tag of your website. If you use WordPress, click on the option “Get help adding your AdSense code”For how to enter it.
This point is vital for Google to introduce advertising on your pages And also link the benefits to your AdSense account, so it is impossible to ignore it. Once you have done it, check the box “I have pasted the code on my website” and click on the button “Ready”.
When your account is at full capacity, in the side menu of the main Adsense page (the drop-down when clicking on the three-line symbol ), you can access the section “My Ads”To see those assets on your page, as well as “Allow and block ads” to determine which ones you want and which ones you don’t want to appear.
You also have the option of control payments , see how banners work, and ultimately make further adjustments in the settings panel, how to create new display blocks, carry out experiments, control the visibility of your ads, block certain types of advertisers according to theme, view your reports and statistics and much more to control all the main aspects of your new Adsense ad account.
What requirements must I have to open an account in Google Adsense?
For open an account in Google Adsense You must meet a series of minimum and essential requirements to be detailed below:
- Have your own website: Without a website, there is no place to place advertising, therefore, it is useless to request this service from Google. In addition, it must be your total property, since you will have to edit it to enter the HTML code for the ads to appear.
- Comply with the policies of the Adsense program: you cannot click on ads on your own page, you cannot ask others to click, your content must be within those allowed by Google’s content policies, you must not contain misleading experiences or copyrighted material from Third parties, if they have inventory, must be authorized, they cannot promote counterfeit products or receive traffic from specific sources.
- Have a minimum activity of time: Google Adsense will not approve your account if the website for which you request it has not been active for a minimum period of 6 months. A margin that they consider sufficient to guarantee quality and protect the interests of their advertisers.
- Be of age: Essential requirements. Indispensable requirements. If you are a minor, you cannot be part of the Adsense program, as stipulated in Google’s terms and conditions.
How can I create an Adsense account to monetize on YouTube?
Before starting, we must clarify that for a short time, the monetization policies on YouTube have changed. Now, be part of the YouTube Partner Program requires having a minimum of 1,000 subscribers and have accumulated at least 4,000 hours of viewing in the last year.
Knowing this, to start monetizing and making money with YouTube videos you have to join Adsense as we will explain below:
First, enter www.youtube.com through your browser. Now, click on your profile (the icon in the upper right part of the web) and, in the drop-down menu, on the option “Creator Studio”.
Once inside this panel, go to the left and click on “Channel”. Inside the menu “Status and functions“, Which opens by default, look for the monetization section and click on”Activate” to start.
You will see the above-mentioned requirements on the screen. If you meet them, click on “Start”And fill the first 3 boxes to accept the terms of the YouTube partner program. Now, click on “I agree” to follow.
The next step is to register with AdSense. Click on “Start“To start and then”Next”. The browser will send you to Google AdSense website after choosing an email account to link to create your profile.
If you already created it, continue and you will automatically return to Youtube. If not, follow the steps in the previous tutorial to create an Adsense account. The only difference is that now, instead of linking a website, you will have to link your channel (something already indicated automatically by Google).
If you have any questions, leave them in the comments, we will answer you as soon as possible, and it will surely be of great help to more members of the community. Thank you! 😉