Few months ago, I published a list of things I want to do/accomplish as long as I'm alive. The things I listed there are realistic---or so I think. Finally, after who knows how long, I am crossing out something in that Bucket List!
My blog was barely three months old when I first applied for Google Adsense. As expected, it was declined. I searched online on how I could improve my blog, asked for pieces of advice from fellow bloggers and spent time creating useful articles to build a good readership. I got rejected six times before I was finally approved to be their publisher! So, to those who are feeling hopeless about it, don't give up. Every blogger had been in your shoes.
Honestly, when I first created this blog, earning from it was my motivation. But as time passed by, I realized that it is more than that. This blog became my outlet for all the dramas I encounter in life and earning is just secondary. Nevertheless, I am so happy that all my hard work for Google Adsense paid off after what, two long years?!
After I received Google's e-mail, my first thought was, "is Western Union open on Sundays?" If you're wondering about it too, the answer is yes---on selected branches. Here are the things you should bring with you in claiming your earnings (for future reference):
-and also remember from which country your payment was processed.
Some WUMT agents would ask about your relationship to the sender. Just tell them that you are a "publisher" of Google. :) They might also ask some security questions which you provided in your Adsense account, so be sure to be aware of them too.
My earnings these days are just so-so and I'm not sure when I'll be able to reach their minimum cash out again. For now, I'll just put my first ever earnings into good use! *cheers!*
To learn more about the things I hope to do in the coming days, visit my Bucket List. I know I will cross out something again, just one happy step at a time!