Google Banned Me for Life with AdWords
Well, I started Blogging on Blogspot a lot in the last four months after having the account open for more than six years. Anyway, every once in a while I would click on my own ads just because i thought it was cool to see a few pennies ad up on my account. I wasn't religious about it, but I did click on them here and there.
It turns out that Google holds that as a major crime when signed for an account with AdWords. So, my punishment was banishment for life!! Can you freaking believe that!! What the heck! I was only making like $2 to $7 a month. My total was not even 50 bucks. I was making pennies a day.
Google did not even send me a warning. It was just straight up banishment. I filed a reinstatement form, apologizing for my naive mistake, and Google turned it down. I guess I'm done with Adwords for the rest of my life. I've used Gmail for like 8 years, and now everything is gone from a dumb mistake.
You would think that Google would be forgiving, especially with a guy who is not even making any money out it. I was just using the platform to write and, of course, make some pennies out it. We all know that those pennies add up, and it's fun watching them add up!!!
Anyway, Google just screwed me and I think that Google is a giant asshole!!! Doesn't anyone out there think that banishment for life is way too harsh!?
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