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AdSense alternative for alcoholic niches

6:01 pm on Jan 9, 2018 (gmt 0)

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One of my websites is about alcoholic drinks, mixed drink recipes, and so on. However, AdSense has been absolutely terrible for it. Even enabling to allow Alcohol and Gambling ads, I have not seen much improvement. I'm getting around $2 or less RPM while other sites are getting $5-10 RPM. So I'm just thinking there isn't a lot of ad competition since both the CTR and CPC is low. Does anyone know of any networks that monetize better on these type of websites?
6:38 pm on Jan 9, 2018 (gmt 0)

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Since how long have you been seeing low RPMs?
7:14 pm on Jan 9, 2018 (gmt 0)

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This website has always had low RPMs in AdSense. From day 1. It's just a crappy niche for AdSense so it is harder to monetize it. But it's a shame to get 100k+ users per month and not being able to monetize them well. For example, that website makes only around $150-$300 a month on AdSense. I have never owned a website that gets over 100k users per month making that little.

The thing is I also don't see alcoholic ads on it still, so I'm not sure if that feature is just buggy in AdSense or if I need to do anything else. I've also read somewhere that alcoholic ads only work when you have age verification on your website. I don't know if that's true or not.

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