Low-Value content it’s one of the Google AdSense policy violations we hated. Unfortunately, because it is hard for us to deal with this violation, it takes many efforts to fix this issue. At best, you can fix it by removing some “sensitive content & posts” on your website. At worst, you might have to remove all of them sometime. So, what should you do to fix the Low-Value Content problem? And What kind of niche or content should you avoid so you wouldn’t get rejected by Google AdSense with Low-Value Content? This article will show you a few ways to fix the Low – Value Content on a website with a few real examples for illustration.
Let’s dive in right now. Before we start to learn the ways to deal with Low-Value Content, let us see what it is Low-Value Content. This problem means some or most of the content on your website is of low value to Google AdSense’s advertisers, which means AdSense considers your content insufficient standard. They are not valuable, less informative, common, lame, and lack uniqueness. Sometimes your website could also be rejected by AdSense with low-value content if you have scraped or copied content from other websites. Simply put, Google AdSense doesn’t like some or all of your content, and you should improve your content quality to get Google AdSense approval.
So let’s see what the possible reasons why Google AdSense rejected your website with low-value content are. First reason: your website has no or little original content. You must publish your original content on your site to get Google AdSense approval. Write anything you like based on your experience or anything you are familiar with, not something that has been written by many people online so that your content is original and unique. Your content quality might not be the best at first, but you have lots of chances to improve the quality when you keep gaining some experience & develop your writing style by publishing more and more content. You can refer to some data, ideas, or points of view from other websites and use their information in your content. It is OK to do so, and you are encouraged to credit them by providing a link to the source.
Don’t just copy or scrape content from the other side without adding value. Also, don’t try to copy ideas and content from another side, then paraphrase these words in your way and say,” this is my original content” This is not a way you write original content. Google is smart to detect plagiarism and reject you with either low-value content or valuable inventory: scraped content. Therefore, you should publish your original, high-quality content without scraping or copying content from another site. Second reason: Your website has low-quality content. After you publish dozens of posts and submit your review application to AdSense, you might think AdSense will accept your website, right? But never feel relieved before Google AdSense approves your website; mark my word. Suppose your website is rejected with some violations detected on your site, such as no content, under construction issue, or even site behavior: navigation issue. In that case, there are many ways for you to fix these issues completely and easily.
However, when it comes to Low-Value Content, you are in big trouble. When your website is rejected with Low-Value Content, it could mean it has enough posts already, but the quality is not good enough for AdSense approval, which also means your site lacks high-quality content. To understand the minimum number of posts you should publish on your website to get Google AdSense approval, check the link in the description box. But how about the definition of high-quality content? Based on my understanding, high-quality content should be in long-text form, original, well-written, informative, valuable, and unique. I will list down some key points for each characteristic, so listen carefully and check whether your content matches these characteristics or not. Key points about original content were mentioned just now, so I will skip original content and move on to long-textual form and well-written parts. The basis of content is that it’s made of different combinations of words that express the idea you want to share with your readers. The focus here is texts and words, so don’t try to publish a bunch of images and say, “this is content.”
Google AdSense will not accept it. No matter how informative these images are, you have to convert the information in these images to textual-form content and make sure there are enough words in your post. So, how many words per post is considered enough to be accepted by Google AdSense? Some say at least 500 words, and others say above 1000 words. The truth is, there is no fixed minimum number of words per post, but my suggestion is you should write at least 800 words per post to make it look long enough. It is not a compulsory requirement, and not all your content has to be over 800 words. Sometimes you can publish short content, but don’t make it too short. After you write long content, you should arrange them nicely and according to your structure. You can arrange your content with an introduction, a few body parts, and an ending. To make your content attractive, cut some images between a few paragraphs and let the text-to-image ratio be around 7-3 or 6-4. Just don’t arrange all your content into a single paragraph without any spacing and image; it affects the user experience as it is hard to finish reading your content. These are all the things you should know to make your content valuable and informative Your Content has to provide additional information or anything that is not well known. For example, if you want to write about one of the social media, let’s take WhatsApp as an example. Let’s take WhatsApp as an example here, and it is OK to write anything about WhatsApp in your Content. But whether your content is high quality or not is based on your idea and writing style.
If you want to talk about WhatsApp in a general or very common way, like What is WhatsApp? When was WhatsApp founded? Or how many users are there on WhatsApp? They are considered low-value content, even if combined into a single post. You may ask me why. Because these “What is, “: “When,”: and “How” are very common and generally. You can find the correct answers on many sites such as Wikipedia, and your content doesn’t provide anything new or valuable to your readers if you write with those questions mentioned just now. Users can easily search for their questions and answers on many credible, well-established sites. So why should they look for the same answer on your site? But you could still create high-quality content about WhatsApp by writing something not many people have mentioned or discussed in detail. Such as its history and the development track, how it was acquired by Facebook, why all founders of WhatsApp left etc.
Write content uniquely after you have studied this information and data for a long time. Then arrange information to a good post structure; your content could be high quality if you make it attractive and easy to understand. Third reason: Your Content or niche falls on the prohibited list I will show later. Many people are asking the same problem about getting rejection with low-value content everywhere, So I studied around 50 cases of low-value content on Google AdSense Community and Quora, you can find these questions easily on these sites, and you can study your own if you want After I briefly check through these websites, I found some similarities, and I summarized them into a list. For anyone with this content on your website, you should try to improve your writing style, remove some posts, or even delete all content as they have a higher chance of being one of the reasons why there is low-value content on your website. Now I’m going to show you a few example websites that got rejected by Google AdSense with Low-Value Content. But I won’t call these websites out; instead, I will replace their name with the alphabet A-B-C. The first example website named “A” has many problems to fix when I enter this site. For example, these social media icons don’t function properly at all because these icons don’t redirect users to social media. It is much better to remove these icons if you don’t want to link them properly, as this problem is categorized as navigation or under construction by Google AdSense.
But how about the content and its quality on this website? You may look at the first page and guess what the topics of the recent posts are. I noticed that Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and LiteCoin are the main content on the first page, and there are a few posts related to forex trading too. However, Crypto and Forex are two types of content on my prohibited list, and the content published on this website seems like some kind of thin Content that AdSense doesn’t like. Because these posts are common, and most of them are short-form content. Besides, When I checked back some of the earliest posts on website A, I found that more serious problems exist. For example, this post named XXX, published on 20th April last year, already let this website stay away from getting Google AdSense approval. This is one of the sensitive content in this post, and examples of sensitive content include politics, XXX. Google AdSense will not accept any site that spreads misinformation, especially about COVID-19 in the past two years.
Another issue that arises from this website is plagiarism. Simply put, some content in site A was scraped or directly copied from other sites. Look at one of the examples I found on this website. This post with some information about the six largest technology-listed companies in the United States was scraped from CBBC’s article. Just spend a few seconds to see how similar they are. Apart from that, the latest post about Bitcoin was also scraped from another site I’m showing here. The source I found was published in early 2021, while this scraped content was published this month. Just look at the content and see how similar they are. Even the blogger theme they use is the same, so who is the copycat now? By plagiarism testing on some content in website A, the results clearly state that website A has been severely scraping Content from CNBC and other websites. These irresponsible actions are called stealing because the entire content was directly copied from other sites with changing a few words only. This is not good behavior, and the best thing a site owner should do now is to remove all scraped content published on its website ASAP. Let’s move on to the next case, named website B. It is a blog set up on the Blogger platform. I can detect what is wrong with site B at first glance at the content. When your content involves keywords such as “How to Earn Money,” “Few Ways to make Online earnings,” “Tips to make money,” or anything involved with making money, Google AdSense often marks most of such Content as Low-Value Content. So you should never write about “making money” or “online earnings” if you want your website approved by Google AdSense.
You can see another issue raised in this post. The problem here is the author used two languages in a single post. This post has an English title, but the content was written in Hindi. It is not a good practice to write content in such a way from my perspective. Besides, site B provides thin content with little or no additional information. For example, the topics in this post are “what is spam” and “few ways to reduce spam.” But simply writing anything with “What is.” “How to” and “few tips to” are all low-value content as they can be easily found by searching on Google and other credible websites like Wikipedia. Such content will always be low-value content unless you can add something valuable or unique into the same post. However, “few ways to reduce spam” here is not good content either, they are too short, and there are no strong and convincing materials to strengthen the points here. Look at the intro, post body, and outro; this post is not a high-quality post, and the number of words here should be less than 800. Therefore, website B should first remove those contents with “how to make money” and improve the quality of some published posts. Let’s move on to website C. Site C is a job recruitment website, and it is much harder for this kind of website to get Google AdSense approval.
Because Job recruitment posts are not content at all. You have to provide high-quality content, or else don’t hope for Google AdSense approval on your website. So after showing three low-value content examples, this is the prohibited list. You should avoid writing the following content before you get Google AdSense approval, including General & Common Technology News Healthcare Cryptocurrencies Forex Sports, Anything with “How to” or “What is Poetry or Motivational Quotes Online Earnings or How to make money Products Review and Affiliate sites Jobs Application website, etc. It is better to avoid writing these contents unless you are confident that you provide something informative, valuable, and unique. If many people across different websites have written your content, it is not unique anymore, and it might degrade to low-value content too. But after Google AdSense approves your website, you are free to do anything and write any types of content you like, including those contained in the prohibited list, as long as it stipulates with AdSense policy. Therefore, you should always remember to choose your content and niche nicely. The next part is going to be a Q&A Session.
I will share my experience and thoughts on some of the myths I found out when I searched for some websites with low-value content. Besides, I’m also taking my 4 AdSense approved blogs as examples in my explanation in this Q&A session. Let’s start now.
It could be harder to get AdSense approval for a financial website. Still, as long as you can introduce yourself and your experience on the About Me page & provide a bunch of unique content, your website is eligible to receive Google AdSense approval. When my 2nd blog got its approval, I had already published 5 to 6 financial posts to share some knowledge about Initial Public Offering (IPO), the process of offering shares of a private corporation to the public, and the listing of a company on stock Marthe kit. Instead of simply writing what IPO is and how to apply for an IPO. I categorized my content into different sections after I studied some information and rules about IPO in my country.
This content was split into steps to apply for an IPO using different banks, checking for the balloting results and how to analyze the result, knowing an IPO earlier than others, and introducing unique tricks to apply for an IPO. Most of these posts have many images, and the average word number per post is 1200 words; the more words you have, the higher the chance of getting Google AdSense approval. Besides using tons of words and images in each post, it would help if you also cared for” content quality. For example, if you are writing for a financial blog, don’t try to publish content like “How to earn money,” “How to start a business,” “5 ways for students to earn by working from home,” etc. Google AdSense approves your site.
As I have stated in previous examples and the prohibited list, these contents are forbidden to appear on your website before Google AdSense approves your site as they are useless, normal, common, and not unique. Last Question: Can you help me get Google AdSense approval on my website? A: I can provide you with some opinions if you ask me personally through the contact page, but you should be the one to fix it. However., if this article hi 1000 Sub and 4000 hours of views, I can help one sharer of this website article to build a website or blog likely approved by Google AdSense FREE and without any charges. These are the conclusions of this article, and they are:
1. Write your content, only original content.
2. You may refer to content on other sites, but you shouldn’t scrap or copy anything and make it into your content.
3. Make sure your content is original, well written, long-form, informed, valuable, and unique.
4. Each post should have at least 800 words; the more, the better.
5. Never write general or common content.
6. Never mention “How to make money”; your site has a very high chance of getting rejected if you do so.
7. Avoid writing niches stated in the prohibited list.
8. Focus on improving content quality first to fix low-value content, nothing else. So that’s all my experience and thoughts on the Low-Value Content problem.
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You may check my four monetized blogs in the description box or comment section to learn more about their Google AdSense approval process. Also, the article on your left-hand side shows you how to verify an AdSense account without a PIN code, while the article on the right-hand side shows you How I get AdSense approval for a newly created website with less traffic and less than 20 posts.