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What you did with your first adsense earnings?
preeti




msg:3205107
 6:57 pm on Jan 1, 2007 (gmt 0)

Hai all,
This question is for the new members who got their first adsense check recently.What you did with your first adsense earnings.?
Ok I started so I answer first.
It took 4 days for the bank to credit my account.

1. A Domain name
2. A small amount of webspace
3. A satellite radio
4. Some Pocket money for my sister
5. Loads of Chocalate

(I am not sure whether revealing them is a breach of TOS.)lol

 

iwannano1




msg:3205362
 1:53 am on Jan 2, 2007 (gmt 0)

I don't remember what I did? but it took my bank few weeks to clear first check. There was some sort of problem. These days it gets cleared within one/two business days.

must learn more




msg:3205387
 2:29 am on Jan 2, 2007 (gmt 0)

Took my friends out and bought my parents a gift! and put the rest in mutual fundz!

leolapinos




msg:3206264
 10:19 pm on Jan 2, 2007 (gmt 0)

I started paying part of my my home loan with it and now it covers almost the entire amount, so it is doing well for me so far.

BushMackel




msg:3206478
 3:00 am on Jan 3, 2007 (gmt 0)

Say what!? Obviously I haven't gotten my first check, but you get paid when your total reaches over $100 right? I'm guessing when I get to that point, I won't go over it by more than $100. Some of you are talking like your first check was over a thousand! Have I taken cRaZy pills!?

Sweet Cognac




msg:3206516
 4:17 am on Jan 3, 2007 (gmt 0)

We bought some groceries.

jomaxx




msg:3206519
 4:43 am on Jan 3, 2007 (gmt 0)

BushMackel, not everybody puts AdSense on a brand-new site. In fact AdSense has only even been around for 3 years or so vs. about 12 years for the Web (if you date it roughly from the launch of Netscape).

linear




msg:3206522
 4:57 am on Jan 3, 2007 (gmt 0)

I spent 90% of my money on women and drink. The rest I wasted.

gamiziuk




msg:3206536
 5:08 am on Jan 3, 2007 (gmt 0)

First check - wasn't much so I just put it in the bank.

Second check - was enough for me to run down to the Best Buy store to get myself a brand new Sony Vaio desktop computer. Old 'puter was pretty well worn out. I still keep the old one around to do some "automated" tasks.

preeti




msg:3206540
 5:13 am on Jan 3, 2007 (gmt 0)

@ linear
you spent 90% on woman and drink and the 10% u wasted.So a 100% waste

castar




msg:3206565
 5:52 am on Jan 3, 2007 (gmt 0)

Put it all back into my business. At the time, I put up a new site and paid a graphics designer to do a template for it. Have used that template over and over on different sites, with different fonts and graphics, of course.

JinxBoy




msg:3206754
 1:07 pm on Jan 3, 2007 (gmt 0)


@ linear
you spent 90% on woman and drink and the 10% u wasted.So a 100% waste

Preeti, you need a class in English Football History ;)

I used my first check to help fund a trip to Africa... I enjoyed that trip... :)

Jeremy_H




msg:3206953
 4:38 pm on Jan 3, 2007 (gmt 0)

I bought dinner at my favorite restaurant, and language translations to expand my site.

sailorjwd




msg:3207079
 6:20 pm on Jan 3, 2007 (gmt 0)

Got a new toilet seat for the out house.

Genuine1




msg:3207290
 9:40 pm on Jan 3, 2007 (gmt 0)

>>> Some of you are talking like your first check was over a thousand! Have I taken cRaZy pills!?

No.
My first cheque was nearer three thousand.
Why do you find that strange?

BushMackel




msg:3207415
 11:43 pm on Jan 3, 2007 (gmt 0)

Probably because I didn't make over TWO dollars between yesterday and today. Ha ha ha.

jomaxx - Thanks for teaching me something new about adSense. I had no idea it was still that new of program. And it makes sense what you said about people putting on an established site too. Hadn't thought of that.

dailypress




msg:3208541
 9:07 pm on Jan 4, 2007 (gmt 0)

It took me several months to hit $100 off a hobby website. I put it in my bank account. My second check was several hundred dollars. I also put that in my bank account. Since I have already spent alot of money in advertising I decided to not touch that money for now...

One advice: invest the money you make off your website on your website and NOT your own money!

The mistake I made was I invested too much money (out of my own pocket) to expand my website and advertise it on popular websites. I should have given it some time to grow itself.

mainspot




msg:3208833
 2:08 am on Jan 5, 2007 (gmt 0)

1st year, only received 3 checks from GA, and it helped to pay my hosting. Kind of ignoring this GA thing.

2nd year, received check every couple month to minimize the overhead cost ($25) in cashing the 4 weeks process of receiving money to my bank account.

3rd year, got more high spirit and started to build more website with topics I like. Earning increased quite a lot. It help to pay 50% of my home mortgage.

Beginning this 4rd year, thank God now I can forget about my home mortgage. Hopefully by middle of this year I can reach my monthly income from my ordinary work and have my early retirement. :)

Please note that I live in the country with lower cost of living, so the small money I received from GA is kind of enough to support me.

Compare with the income received from our fellows in US and Europe, mine might be a very small peanut... :p

Thaparian




msg:3208976
 6:07 am on Jan 5, 2007 (gmt 0)

A 80 Gb hard disk for my pc,
A party to college friends,
Some money to parents.
and my first domain.

potentialgeek




msg:3209043
 8:22 am on Jan 5, 2007 (gmt 0)

HDTV 60"

Garry4Ads




msg:3210196
 5:52 am on Jan 6, 2007 (gmt 0)

My 1st check was 102$. I just put it in my bank. I done it for my last 4 cheques. Now I am utilizing all that for-

- Purchased 35 domain names
- 250GB web space
- Spent on AdWords
- Developed 2 websites
- Contracted Indian developers to build my next 4 websites
- Reserved some money for Marketing my websistes

:)

Cheers
Garry

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