Where do I find a list of high-paying AdSense keywords?
When AdSense publishers hear about keywords that pay $10 or more
per click, they want to know where they can get a list of
high-paying keywords, even if the
real value of such a list is questionable. Here, then, are some ideas
on where to get high-paying keyword lists:
1. Build your own list with the AdWords keyword tool
If you have some time to spare, you
can build your own keyword value list by hand using the
You'll need to start with a generic list of "money" keywords as your
"seed" keywords. Here are some ideas:
- conference call
- debt consolidation
- dui attorney
Anything that involves big-ticket purchases or long-term recurring
income is something to consider.
Once you've developed your "money list", go the AdWords tool and
enter each one separately. Be sure that the "Estimated Avg CPC" and
"Estimate Ad Position" columns are enabled. Either sort the values and
jot down the highest-paying keywords, or else download the
keywords in Excel format and paste them into a spreadsheet for
2. Find someone else's list
Many people post lists of high-paying AdSense keywords on
forums, blogs, and other sites. A quick search on Google is
all you need to strike gold. Try these Google queries
(they open in a new window):
Some of these lists are very outdated, however.
3. Buy a list of top-paying AdSense keywords
Strange as it may seem given that so much information is
available for free, there are many companies and individuals
that sell lists of top-paying AdSense keywords to
all comers. You'll find them advertised on Google and
in various places like the
DigitalPoint buy, sell
or trade forum.
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