I never would have thought that I would find a total stranger, an online friend actually, who voluntarily showed willingness to help me when I needed it the most.
It all started when I posted in one of the online communities about my predicament concerning my blog. You see, my AdSense application remains unapproved since I applied in 2018. I am not aware that there is more to blogging than just merely writing and posting stories on my site.
Recently, I was surprised to receive a message from this kind-hearted lady asking if I need help. Without any hesitation, I replied positively. I never looked back since then. She is now my self-designated mentor. We even become friends on FB. Do you know who she is? She is Maysz Adrias. She is the lady behind amayszing.com.
|I cant thank you enough. Thank you Amays. Photo grabbed from her website with permission|
This article is my humble way of expressing how grateful I am for all the help she extended to me, especially when she remotely manipulated my blog site to give way for the installation of a new blog theme design I purchased from an online shop.
GETTING MY SITE INDEXED IN GOOGLE
Imagine, my site was invisible for more than a year. I never had any organic traffic.
Knowing how important for a site to show up in a search query, she helped me understand Google Search Console and she patiently guided me throughout the whole process of indexing and submitting my sitemap to Google.
FIXING THE LOOSE END
It is very difficult for a site to get approved by Adsense. What is even more difficult is the fact that you have to figure out what is wrong with your site.
Fixing the back-end dashboard of my site, especially the blog’s settings took a lot of time. She was happy to help someone struggling with strange-sounding names such as ad.txt or custom ad.txt.
THE NEW THEME DESIGN
This is the most challenging part of my blogging journey – changing the design of my site. This is an alien work for me.
To be honest, I am in my 50’s and are not familiar with so many tools on the internet, more so on social media. So, that means I do not know about html codes. Changing my blog’s designs requires a little bit of background in html codes.
Knowing my inadequate knowledge about this technical skill, she volunteered for a team viewer session that lasted for about 3 hours.
She never complained and is more than willing to answer my queries. Just look at how beautiful this blog’s layout is. She was also the one who recommended where to get a decent design for a reasonable price.
SUBMITTING THE ADSENSE APPLICATION
Submitting the AdSense application is a breeze. But fixing on the issues AdSense found on your blog is a different thing.
Without any specific issues, you have to work on every aspect of your blog – from content to design and back-end. While I am waiting for my Adsense approval, it is good to know that someone helped me submit the AdSense application correctly.
As a newbie-blogger, I still have a lot to learn. Without meeting this lovely and kind-hearted lady, my blogging journey would not have been as enriching and fruitful as before.
I am hoping that she will remain patient and helpful. When the time comes that someone will need my help about blogging, I hope I am as experienced as she is by then, I could return the favor so that I could make one happy soul as well.
And by the way, don’t be tricked by this article’s title, I am still an average Joe.
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Did you experience getting help from a total stranger or someone you only knew for the first time?
Please comment your experience in the Comment Section below. It is nice knowing that in the midst of our busy lifestyle, we still encountered helpful souls willing to make our life a little bit easier.
Wow so grateful of her.
Do let me know if you want any assistance
You're welcome I'm always here when you need help don't hesitate to ask ganyan din ako before Thanks sa post I really appreciate good luck to your blogging journey hoping for the best cheers!
Very intresting post. Keep up the good work.
Thanks for sharing your story and being grateful. This is what I always say to my friends.. if they need help, seek help and don't feel ashamed of it.
Wow, so nice of here and I am happy you are on track now! Adesnse is also giving me a big headache…. but I am not giving up!
I am also new into the blogging world, and I still have no idea on how traffics , adsense work. I am exactly 1 month on blogging now. Hope someone could help me out soon.
It's good to know that someone pushed you to continue blogging. I started the same way. With endless reading and of course, asking questions to the right people, I was able to pull it off as well. I am also happy that someone helped me with all the technicalities before. They even pushed me let it all try by myself and encouraged me to READ MORE. If not because of them, I wouldnt be commenting here. 😀
Congratulation on your blogging success. Is so fruitful sometimes if done proper.
She is amazing indeed! Only a few people will be so kind to a total stranger. I'm also new to all of these, and still exploring everything on my own. But I got help starting out from Cha of littlemisadvencha.com since we work together in our regular jobs. We need all the help that we can get. May God bless those who help us, more.
Nice blogging tips. Thanks.
I had an issue with Adsense as I can not pin point what is wrong and I have had my blog for 5 years so that alot. Its great that it was easy for you.
Really glad you have someone like her that helped you. It's hard to find people who help now in exchange of nothing.
Aww, it sounds like she's been a brilliant friend to you 🙂
You are so humble about your journey. You did not shy away from getting help. We all need help at times. I am glad you are writing and finding ways to learn. Keep it up!!!🤗
Your wife is so cute. And that caption below her picture is cuter! Besides, I’m too figuring out what problem I’m having that google Adsense is rejecting me. I HATE THIS, okay?
Really? I will remember that in the future. I am not joking. ha..ha..ha.
Yes. If all of us are so helpful without asking, then this is a better place to be in.
I cant thank you enough.
ha..ha..ha.. I am reading your blog post whenever I can. It is good to know that we have Filipinos like you and me in this blogging thing.
We have helpful people in the community. Just dont hesitate to ask.
Let us keep trying. God is good.
Keep asking help from the blogging community. Someone out there will help you.
Yes, Ms. Kathy. I asked her how much? she told me – hindi ako nagpababayad. So kind of her.
Did you submit your site to google search console? That is one of my problems. Because if not, then your site is not searchable.
It's very nice to show your appreciation like this!
I'm familiar with Amays Zing. Good luck on with blogging. You can meet a lot of interesting people in this line of work!
Can she hack a Facebook account?haha joking.
Amazing people should be appreciated
Short and sweet tips on your own experience! Grateful for this!
All the best in your blogging journey! 🙂