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1:13 pm on Mar 14, 2019 (gmt 0)

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I have a single page site which ranks #1 for what it's about and the majority of it's related keywords, it receives aprox 5,000 visitors per day from search on roughly 10,000 search impressions. It's roughly 2800 words in length with several images and a map. It would not make any sense to add pages to this subject and Google seems to like it enough to rank it well.

Adsense, on the other hand, will not accept the domain. I get a "this site violates our quality guidelines warning in search console and it specificaly says there is not enough content which is a violation of ToS.

Mixed messages/results. Does anyone have a single page site they've got ranking well and have no adsense issues? I just wanted to place a single ad.
2:20 pm on Mar 14, 2019 (gmt 0)

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I don't have a single page site, but perhaps consider adding pages such as these to thicken the content:

about / privacy / terms / contact / links etc

If Adsense really is a non starter, is there an appropriate affiliate product you could sell?
3:50 pm on Mar 14, 2019 (gmt 0)

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about / privacy / terms / contact / links etc


From memory isn't a Privacy page a must have apart from the others mentioned?
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It could also be a problem for AdSense working out what the site is about.
4:32 pm on Mar 14, 2019 (gmt 0)

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Adsense, on the other hand, will not accept the domain. I get a "this site violates our quality guidelines warning in search console and it specificaly says there is not enough content which is a violation of ToS.

I'm confused about who is saying what.

Are you sure it's the single-page fact that's violating the webmaster guidelines and/or AdSense terms?

Having only one page is normally no reason for Search Console to raise a flag.
8:42 am on Mar 15, 2019 (gmt 0)

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Robzilla, It's a single page site and when I submit it for adsense they reject it citing it violates the ads on non-content pages policy. Given that search likes the site I'd say adsense has this wrong.

it has a privacy policy on page at the bottom but that's not listed as the problem.
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What about the message in the Search Console?

Given that search likes the site I'd say adsense has this wrong.

Not necessarily. There's lots of content that does well in Search but isn't eligible for AdSense for one reason or another.