Google Slapped Me

OK, I’m embarrassed… Google deindexed 7 of my Halloween sites. o_O I was checking rankings today and noticed too many of them were off the radar. I got that sinking feeling as I checked them using the “site:” command. It’s a good thing Adsense wasn’t on any of them. In fact, I only had Adsense [...]

Google Changed Their Search Numbers

After seeing a post by Carrie at Working Towards Home and doing a little searching, it has been revealed that Google has changed how they display the volume of searches in their external tool. Apparently, it is now showing only searches on Google itself and doesn’t include its search partners, as it did before. The [...]

June Earnings Updated – Ouch

I knew it was going to be bad. Really bad. I put off even looking at my total this month because I didn’t want to know! I was on such a high last month with my $1000 and now – CRASH and BURN – $582. OMG. That’s even lower than the beginning of the year. [...]

MayDay Mayhem

By now I’m sure everyone has heard about the changes Google made last month, now infamously known as “MayDay.” While I understand they are trying to weed out the trash, I was affected but inconsistently so I’m left confused as to what to do next. My Adsense has gone from averaging about $15/day to maybe [...]

Yo! Yo! Yo! Big G is messing with me

I was all set to come on here and post that my problem Xfactor site that yo-yos all the time came back at #1!! Woohoo, right? Well, I noticed there have been no Adsense clicks today so I just knew what that meant – after 2 days sitting at number one, I got booted back [...]