Making Money From Adsense Even When Ads Serving is Disabled on Blog

Title sounds confusing.. eh? But it is true that I am earning Adsense Dollars from a Blog where Adsense Ad serving was disabled years ago. And this all could become possible because of recent change in Blogger. Read on to know How I am making Money from Adsense disabled Blog.

An Email arrived in my mailbox saying Adsense Ad serving has been disabled on site. On reading it, I came to know that Adsense was disabled years ago on this site! Then I questioned myself, “Why Google is reminding me again about it?”

Mystery was solved when I took a look at the Domain name, it was where CA refers to Canada.

Why this Happened?

When Adsense disables serving ads on a website, domain is blacklisted. Even on putting up code, Ads won’t display on webpages under that domain. But in case of Blogspot or Blogger hosted blogs, scenario is different. It depends from where you are accessing the website.

Let me make it clear. Recently, implemented country specific TLDs which means all blogs ending with will be redirected to country specific domain like, and so on.

Example: If Adsense bans your blog whose name is, It means, Adsense Ads wont show up only for people accessing it from USA (America).If I happen to open your blog in London or Sydney, it will redirect to or respectively.

On UK and Australia country specific TLDs, Adsense isn’t banned yet. So, ads are displayed on the same blog if accessed from different region of the world.

What My Adsense Earning Reports say?

After reading this email, I got a hint that Ads were active on website till today (before serving disabled). So, I peeked into Adsense Earning report and voila! Not too much money inside because main TLD (.com) was disabled years ago.

Adsense Earning on Disabled Blog

It was surprising to see this minor flaw in Google’s system and their implementation. I remember there is another flaw in Blogger in the system of Locking Blogspot blogs. Well, you can unlock Blogspot yourself no matter how much infringing or illegal your content is or whether it fits in Google policy.

Google implemented ccTLDs on Blogger so that content removals can be managed on a per country basis, which will limit their impact to the smallest number of readers.

Now, even the impact of Adsense ban is limited to small number of readers. πŸ™‚

Note: Wherever I mentioned term “Blog” in this article, I referred to Blogger hosted Blogspot blog and not custom domain.


About the Author

Rohit Langde is Founder and Editor-in-chief of Blogsolute. Tech Blogger by Passion & Profession | Mechanical Engineer by Qualification | Introverted Geek by Choice

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  1. ashvin says:

    One More Trick Also Work on Blog . If You have good visit on blogspot blog and adsense ban on then use Custom Domain on blogspot blog . Traffic Will Redirect and adsense work on Custom Domain πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ I m using this method on one my blog πŸ™‚

  2. Nishant says:

    nice observation rohit!

  3. Vivek Nath.R says:

    You said, your Adsense is disabled years ago then how you accessed adsense dashboard?
    Whenever I try to open my adsense account it says “Account Disabled” because I’m banned last year.

  4. Anish K.S says:

    I am facing low ctr for one of my blog. no idea about it. traffic is ok, but click through rates are too low or zero.

  5. King says:

    this one is interesting but only blogger users will be getting benefit out of this cc TLD change

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