20 Useful Apps and Tools for AdSense Publishers

Google AdSense provides a simple and functional console to publishers for managing ads and viewing revenue data—but what if you could access this data even more conveniently on the move whenever you liked?
This collection of mobile, desktop, and web apps will help you stay on top of your AdSesne account activity and make you a more efficient AdSense user.

iPhone and Android apps

Google Adsense for iPhone and Android: The official app from Google provides an easy way to view key AdSense account data, directly from your mobile device. It displays an account overview, as well as access to detailed performance reports on all key metrics. Available reports include top ad units, channels, sites, countries, and more.

[iPhone apps]
QuickAdSense: Quickly allows you to check your AdSense account by displaying key information such as Revenue, Pageviews, Clicks, Page CTR, CPC, Page RPM and Daily Revenue Average. The pro version of the app comes with even more advanced reporting including Platform, Ad format, Ad unit, Ad Unit Size, Targeting Type, URL channel, Custom Channel, Bid Type and Buyer network.

AdSense Point: A beautifully designed app that allows you to view real-time information anytime anywhere. Features include real-time reporting, gorgeous themes, and reports including Revenue and Monthly Clicks, Pageviews, CPC, CTR, and RPM. Revenue is shown in the same currency selected in Google’s Web Interface.

[Android apps]
AdSense Course: If you’re new to AdSense, this app will help you understand all the basics of the platform. Some of the things you will learn in this course include how to monetize your site with AdSense, how to improve earnings, and how to make sure your account isn’t terminated—basic, but helpful information for the new publisher.

Earnings Monitor: This app may be the best choice for you if you use more networks than just AdSense to monetize your website—it supports up to 20 networks including Amazon Affiliate, Criteo, Adcash, PropellerAds, and more. The app uses military-level encryption to secure all your data that is saved on the mobile device. You can also cloud import/export multiple configurations on any mobile device using your account.

Mac and Windows apps

[Apps for Mac]
Google AdSense dashboard widget: The Google AdSense widget will help you become a more informed AdSense user. You will get setup advice, policy QnA, optimization tips & tricks, and troubleshooting help. You’ll also be able to view the AdSense blog along with the AdSense calendar from within the widget.

MacAdSense: MacAdSense shows your earnings, clicks, eCPM values for the current month, and the extrapolated earnings for the whole month (by using a very simple rule-of-three method) on your dashboard. All values are updated every 20 minutes.

[Apps for Windows]
AdSense Pro: AdSense Pro is a fast way to access your AdSense account reports and earnings using a touch enabled interface. AdSense Pro also provides complex reports and charting for Channels, Products, Ad Unit, Size, Format, Bid Type, Buyer Network, Details, etc. AdSense Pro uses live tiles to display account data. Every available report can be exported in CSV Excel compatible format.

AdSense Console: Adsense Console is a dashboard tool that shows your Google AdSense account’s income, CTR, CPC, RPM, and clicks for today, yesterday, this month and last month. It also supports Windows Live Tile to deliver this information.

Web apps & tools

Google Keyword Planner: The one-stop shop for anyone who needs to do keyword research, Keyword Planner helps you search related keywords, get search volume data and trends, and get click and cost performance data. Armed with this knowledge, you would be able to better tell which keywords you should focus on in your SEO strategy.

AdSense Calculator: Know how much you will be earning by using this calculator by Small SEO Tools. You can also simulate values and have a look at results for research.

Google AdSense Sandbox: Want to see the ads AdSense will serve on your website before setting it up? You can with this preview tool. Type in your URL (or keywords), select a country and hit Enter to see the latest contextual and geo-targeted Google ads.

SpyFu: Know what your competitors are up to with this AdSense research tool. Just enter a domain name and SpyFu will show you how many keywords a particular website is ranking on, their estimated monthly organic clicks, how many keywords they’re buying in AdSense, and much more.

PageSpeed Insights: Page load speeds can make or break your user experience and force your users to abandon your website. Use this free tool by Google to identify and resolve speed bottlenecks that prevent your site from loading fast.

Chrome & Firefox extensions

Google Publisher Toolbar: View data on your AdSense ads and accounts, and block unsuitable ads on your site. The Google Publisher Toolbar adds an overlay to each of your Google ads, which provides some basic information about the ad, including its size, display URL and the advertiser name.

AdSense Active View Monitor: A utility for Google Adsense publishers to monitor when a request for AdSense Active View occurs on their website. That way, it is possible to optimise web page layout to ensure the best performance for their ad units, in particular, the Active View Viewable metric.

AdSense Checker: Displays your Google Adsense earning in a status bar within the browser. Features include auto updating statistics, local currency support, copy to clipboard function, and a shortcut to Google Adsense and Google Analytics.
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