Wednesday, March 25, 2009

My PIP Has Arrived!

Well! My PIP has finally arrived! Thank goodness because we were coming close to the weekend!

Been checking the boards too to find out any news and it was kind of strange because the only new post that I saw relating to "payment in progress" was a post from someone in Germany who posted that they got their "PIP" for March 2009!

So I thought that since that was the only new post about getting a "payment in progress" line that those outside the US would be getting it first. I kind of resigned myself to that fact. But I decided to check my Adsense numbers and there it was......

Payment in Progress!

Monday, March 23, 2009

There Has Been A Payment In Progress Sighting For January 2009!

earlier on today someone posted that they got their "payment in process" line on their Adsense account for March 2009!

They mentioned that they were from Michigan and that they get their adsense payment by check.

No one else has posted that they got their "PIP" yet but at least this is a start and if it is a legitimate post then that means that the payment process has begun!

So let us keep our fingers crossed!

Saturday, March 21, 2009

"You Are Scheduled To Be Sent A Payment This Month......."

Well guess what shows up in my payment history? Sometime between the time I posted my last blog post earlier Friday and the wee hours of today this showed up in my Adsense payment history box!

Can't tell you exactly when this was put on but at least it is showing that the "payment in progress" progress has begun!

Friday, March 20, 2009

"You Are Scheduled To Be Sent A Payment......" - NOT!

I don't like the signs here!

Usually I should be seeing the "You are scheduled to be sent a payment......." line by now on my adsense account and I am not seeing it yet!

It could be that I'm just a tad over anxious though. I looked for similar posts that I have made concerning this issue and have seen that there had been a previous month when I received the message on the 21st of the month and didn't get my "payment in progress" message until the 26th of the month!

Someone has also sent me the comment that they received their "PIP" as early as last week! which I find very hard to believe - but hey anything is possible - right?

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

I Made It Past The $100 Mark!

Well I finally made it just past the $100 minimum needed to get an Adsense payment next month.

It seems that almost everyone's Adsense numbers are down and that includes myself as well.

Basically what I am going to have to work on now is to increase my click-thru rate and increase my cpm numbers - meaning attracting more higher-paying Adsense advertisers.

But for right now I am quite glad that I made it to the $100 minimum today and I still have the rest of the month to go yet!

Friday, March 13, 2009

Saturday, March 14, 2009 - The Adsense Site Will Be Down For Maintenance

Here is the latest news from the Adsense Advisor:

The Adsense site will be undergoing scheduled maintenance on Saturday, March 14, from 10am-2pm PDT. That's 5pm-9pm GMT.

You won't be able to log in during this time, but earnings and clicks will be recorded as usual.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

I Made It Past The Halfway Mark!

As you can see, I have made it just past the halfway mark - meaning that I earned just a little over $50 so far this month!

I'm a little disappointed with the numbers I'm getting but that's MY and not Adsense's - LOL!

I have been checking my adsense numbers all day and was just UNDER the %50 halfway mark. But just a few minutes ago I noticed a surge and now I'm just slightly past the halfway mark.

That means that I still have the rest of the month to earn at least the $100 minimum needed to get an Adsense payment next month.

Thursday, March 5, 2009

Google's Adsense Program Making Changes To Their Log-In Page?

As I normally do, I went to check my adsense numbers tonight and found that logging in to the site was taking longer than usual. I noticed that the log-in page looked a little different and a screen came up announcing that "secure" material was included and asked me whether or not I wanted to proceed.

So I asked myself "What's up with this?" and I immediately went to the message boards to find out what was happening. Here is what I found out:

It seems that Adsense is updating their site. To quote the AdsenseAdviser:

>The AdSense team has indeed been working hard on rolling out new features for you.

However it seems that there were some "bugs" that occurred when people were trying to access their Adsense accounts. Here is what the Adsense Advisor has said:

You're also right about the minor login issue. As soon as we realized it was happening, our engineers rolled back the change and we put out a blog post to explain what was happening (check out the Inside AdSense Blog for details). If you try to log in to your account now, you'll be greeted by the traditional login page.

I logged-in to my Adsense account just a few minutes ago and after a slow start I am able to see my Adsense numbers again (I have earned at least 1/4 of the $100 that I need to get an adsense payment next month - so far).

If you would like to read the message thread concerning this issue, just click here.