I, Roshini Cope, a professional blogger, had not used Google Adsense since Nov. 2014.
*insert LOUD GASP here*
Why you ask? I don't even know why!!!!!! WTH!!!!
Ok I lie, I've kinda pieced together why. YouTube stopped being linked to Adsense in 2014 (or was it 2013?), when I switched to a network over there (I'm with StyleHaul btw, if you were not aware). Then on my blog I know I had Google Adsense ads in my sidebar but apparently over time they (and Amazon ads) have been phased out just because I'm a serial editor and they are gone.
... the other day, after a Google Hangout with a 6-figure earning blogger, I was reminded to start using my Adsense back on (she made 4-figures from Adsense in 2016 ... FOUR FIGURES!!!!! O_O).
So I did ... and since then (about a week and a half ago), I've made $5+ dollars. FIVE DOLLARS FOR DOING NOTHING!!!!!
Ugh, I'm so kinda mad at me (well not mad, just slightly irked). If I made $5 a week since Nov 2014 that would've been $320 that I did not already have. Imagine what I could make if I increase my pageviews and click-through?!
Anyhoo, thanks for listening to (reading) ... as I purpose to grow my brand and business I guess when you know better you do better.
P.S. If you know anyone who would benefit from all this behind-the-scenes information please share my Patreon with them (http://www.patreon.com/glamazini). $1/month and they're in the know about what it take to make a digital brand happen and run. Thank you if you do share! *mwah*