AdSense Revenue Growth
Poseidon once asked me to help him forecast AdSense revenue growth.
My first thought was "No way! It's impossible! There are too many variables!"
But then I thought... "Over time, the variables somewhat even out."
So, I created this chart of AdSense revenue growth over the last four and half years:
Average Monthly Revenue Growth
These numbers assume that you are working full-time on your sites. I wasn't working full-time on this stuff, but my part-time is pretty equal to most other peoples full-time.
- 2004 - 65%
- 2005 - 10%
- 2006 - 7%
- 2007 - 5%
- 2008 -13.26%
These numbers also assume that you are reinvesting 10 to 20% of profits.
Note: This data was current as of July 2008. I've since sold some of my web properties and AdSense revenue has decreased as a result. This thread was posted in response to a request by z613.
2008 has been a good year, for you. :)
Any chance of describing the reason of sudden growth in the year 2008? :p
I got really aggressive about contracting with more and more writers for more and more content building, and I focused my own time on keyword research. I also invested heavily in article marketing.
Originally Posted by Haris
Nice stats/research there...
I am doing well on adsense...
same revenue for 2 years - zero increment...:(
Build more content. Every new page is an incremental revenue improvement. :)
Originally Posted by MeetHere
Over the last 31 months I have an average monthly growth of 47%
2008 monthly average is 19% :D
Very few offline businesses have numbers anywhere near that impressive! :)
Originally Posted by Shenron
Which is impressive! :D
Originally Posted by Will.Spencer
Still I haven't reached $2xxx/month :( , though December should be near that.
With 10%/month next year I should be able to reach +$5xxx, but it will be a hard year imho.