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Advertise on your blog

Important: Advertisements are not allowed on adult blogs. Learn more about the Blogger Content Policy and Terms of Service.

To make money with Blogger, you can show AdSense and other ads on your pages.

Sign up for AdSense

Important: Make sure you complete all the steps before you click Redirect.

  1. Sign in to Blogger.
  2. In the top left, select a blog.
  3. From the menu on the left, click Earnings and then Create AdSense account.
  4. Select the Google email associated with your Blogger account.
  5. Fill out AdSense form and click Create account.
  6. Enter your payment details and verify your phone number.
  7. Click Submit.
    • The system should automatically take you to Blogger to complete the process. If it doesn't, click Redirect.

Tip: If you’re interrupted before you complete the steps, complete steps 1-5 again. If your AdSense homepage says "We're working on setting you up" for more than a few days, click Accept association.

Show ads between your posts

  1. Sign in to Blogger.
  2. In the top left, choose the blog where you want to show ads.
  3. From the menu on the left, click Layout.
  4. Based on your template:
    • In "Blog Posts," under "Page Body," click Edit.
    • In "Blog Posts," under "Main," click Edit.
  5. Check the box next to "Show Ads Between Posts."
  6. Choose the ad format, colors, and how often you want the ads to show up.
  7. Click Save
  8. To save the arrangement, in the bottom right, click Save Save.

Show ads in the columns

  1. Sign in to Blogger.
  2. In the top left, choose the blog where you want to show ads.
  3. From the menu on the left, click Layout.
  4. Under "Sidebar," click Add a Gadget.
  5. Next to Adsense, click Add Add.
  6. Configure AdSense and click Save.
  7. To save the arrangement, in the bottom right, click Save Save.

Show ads from other ad services

  1. Sign in to Blogger.
  2. In the top left, choose the blog where you want to show ads.
  3. From the menu on the left, click Layout.
  4. Point to the space where you want to show ads and click Add a gadget.
  5. In the pop-up window, next to "HTML/Javascript," and click Add Add.
  6. Optional: Enter a title.
  7. In the "Content" section, copy and paste the code from the ad service website.
  8. Click Save
  9. To save the arrangement, in the bottom right, click Save Save.

Review your Blogger earnings report

  1. Sign in to Blogger.
  2. In the top left, choose a blog to review.
  3. From the menu on the left, click Earnings and then View earnings.

Tip: To learn what each term on your report means, use the AdSense glossary.

What to do if AdSense doesn't turn on

Important: To check that your account is still active, go to AdSense.

  1. Sign in to Blogger.
  2. In the top left, choose a blog.
  3. From the menu on the left, click Layout.
  4. Under the AdSense gadget, click Edit and then Save.
  5. Repeat step 4 for each AdSense gadget on your blog.
  6. At the bottom of the "Blog Posts" gadget, click Edit and then Save.
  7. To save the arrangement, in the bottom right, click Save Save.

Set up an ads.txt file

If your blog is monetized with third-party providers or you’ve manually integrated AdSense in your blog, you need to manually set up the content of the ads.txt file. Learn more about ads.txt for AdSense.

  1. Sign in to Blogger.
  2. In the top left, choose the blog you want to set up.
  3. From the menu on the left, click Settings.
  4. Under "Monetization," turn on Enable custom ads.txt.
  5. Click Custom ads.txt.
  6. Copy the settings from your third-party monetization provider and paste them in the text box.
  7. Click Save.
Tip: To check the content of your ads.txt file, go to http://<your blog address>/ads.txt.
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