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The Adsense Check for $132,994.97

by Jeremy Schoemaker on November 4, 2007 · 422 comments

Google Adsense Check
About once every other day I get a question about the AdSense Check in my Gallery. I originally posted the check in this thread. Its most visited page on (behind the main page course) with 1-2k unique visits per day.

So just going through the 120 emails or so in the last year on the subject I will answer questions-

  • 1) How much of the check was profit?At the time my expenses were 1 server @ 299$ per month for hosting. I would say atleast 130k was profit.
  • 2) How much of the traffic was pay per click?None of it was pay per click. Back then I did not know anything at all about pay per click.
  • 3) Where did all your traffic come from?About 70% of the traffic was direct 15% from search engines and 15% from referrals.
  • 4) How much traffic did the site get to get that much money?About 75k uniq per day.
  • 5) Why did you get a paper check and not wire?Back then Google did not do wire transfers for amounts of $10,000.00
  • 6) Do you think its possible to still earn that kind of revenue? (most often asked question)Yes.
  • 7) How long did it take to make revenue?I never tried to make any money the first 1.5 years it was running. I just concentrated on providing a good service. About 2 years after I started the site It started to do good revenue from AdSense

8) Can you show the full month report from AdSense for that month?


and here is the full month report: (I have permission from Google to display this in my blog and in my presentations. Please check with Google before you disclose any of your reporting)

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1 ed of

i always inspired by this photo…

2 Champ

Yep this is one of the many things I can look at daily and it keeps me going. It is a good inspiration.

3 Martin

Yes.. I agree with both of your. I use shoemoney’s adsense check as my pc’s wallpaper. It is a good inspiration for me to work hard with my blog. Thanks a lot.. :)

4 Neha

Hey Shoe,

Been following you for a while now, checking in once and a while and you have progressed! I love that check. I don’t get nearly that amount from adsense though I wish I could!

I make a few bucks from it now and again but nothing life changing. Cool photo and as others have said, inspirational!


5 Jeremy Schoemaker


6 Olgi

Yes this is one of the most inspiring photos I have ever seen :) Good Luck Jeremy and hope you break the 150k barrier (i have the same challenge but in a lower scale (15k))

7 Shaun Carter

It’s pretty impressive that Google lets you share CTR information. That check really is amazing and the fact that it came from one site is unreal. I’m sure now it pales in comparison to what you’re generating online.

8 Nick Sullivan

That’s awesome.

9 Harshad

I come here and watch that cheque whenever I feel lazy to work. The cheque motivates me to work more. :D

10 Ferrarislave

Really nice, thanks for posting. Unlike others, I’m happy for people who achieve numbers like this, good work!

11 Stealth

That picture of you holding the massive check is one of the weighing factors in my decision to do what I do. Having that picture posted all the time on the site must create a lot of reader loyalty huh?

12 Alex

What a beautiful site to look at!!!

as a follow up to the last Q&A above. I was reading a blog where the guy said he knew of people that were generating $100,000 every couple of days. DO YOU BELIEVE THAT IS POSSIBLE?

13 ShoeMoney

I have a good friend that was doing about 2M per month.. so that would be about 65k per day so yes 100k every few days for sure is possible


how can i learn to do this, i am new to this any advise?

15 Marco Richter

I would have another question on this. Was that just a very big spike in earnings, or does the site make that money continously, let´s say a bit lower ~ 100k?

16 DavidYin

Yes, this cheque is so famous in the AdSense world. The report is what I see first time.
You are the powerful writer.

17 ShoeMoney

it bounces around a lot. We also do a lot of direct ad sales.

18 Dave

2m per month!!! Holy Sh*t!!!

19 Jack

Shoe, you’re crazy man!! oh my…

20 jblu

Great stats! Don’t we all want a check that size in the mail every month?

21 Alex


I went back and read the posts in the DigitalPoint forum. I was rollin’ when some guy asked you why you had not answered his emails and pm’s…… You replied because he was a “stalker”. That was hilarious.

Also, you say your friend “was” doing 2m per month. Since you used past-tense is he now retired on a island or incarcerated? :)

Lastly, The fact you are responding to emails at 1 in the morning goes to show that money never sleeps. Thanks for the info you are always willing to share…

22 Dolphin

Wow ..congrats! Something to aspire to lol. I’m a relatively new blogger to the scene (about a year old, give or take) but it’s been more of a hobby than anything else. I’ve recently decided to give Adsense a try.

It must feel like winning the lottery (not that I’d know lol)

23 David

Would you like to expand on what you mean by ‘direct’ traffic? Direct from where? What did / does it cost?

24 Blog Contests

Hmmm, I always had an idea it was NextPimp. Insane.


Wow… Your CPM was great. I was wondering about some of those same questions. I show that check to my wife every time I need a few more minutes in front of the computer to write on my blog or work on a site.

26 Nathan

Surely now that you are as much of a celebrity as you are, the site must be doing a whole lot better? As mentioned previously, you have good reader loyalty and i guess when buying things online people need that level of trust – so you must be getting a whole lot more now? :P

27 Tim Spangler

haha wtf. You are a crazy, awesome man, Shoe.

28 $1000 Dollar Project

Thanks for the insight, its a massive feet of skill to get that sort of earnings, but your buddy who is pulling in 2M WOW! jeez i would love a slice of that action, thats a legendary www photo!

29 ShoeMoney

direct traffic = type in or bookmarks, homepages… I know most people dont understand but its free traffic and what happens when you have a service people really want

30 Sam Nova

I’m impressed but what I would really like to see is the numbers for last month or so. You do mention it bounces a lot, so is that from 75K to 150K pr month :)
Man, about setting goals, I’m just waiting for the day I can get the first 100$.

31 Mr Daz

Bee Gads, your eCPM and your CTR are lower than mine, that’s just pure traffic netting you that kind of revenue. I need to go on some traffic boosting kick right now. Anyone got several 100K of visitors per day going cheap like?

32 David

Thanks for reply. Thanks for sharing.

Maybe a subject to give your opinion on – building sites that people want? You can make a few quick bucks with junk, but sustainable income requires a site that people enjoy / need / want?

33 Neil Duckett

Some seriously mad figures there man.

34 Wayne Liew

Its good to see you explaining all the steps needed to get a such big check from Google.

I have a question for you as well. Will anyone get banned from Google Adsense make such great money with other ad networks? If possible, what are they?

35 Rxbbx

@ Tim Spangler
That CJ saldo is insane.. :)

36 Lorenzo


What change did you make to make your CPC go from 27 cents to $1.44 ?

The reason you became famous was because of this change if you kept at 27 cents per click you would of only made around 30k that month…please share.

37 Strategic Internet Marketing

*please allow me to express myself* OMFG!

38 Tech For Novices

Truly inspiring article

39 marhgil

wow!!! this is totally inspiring. now I see that my amount per click is normal compared to yours :D

40 Mubin

Who da Man? Shoe da Man. You Da Man. Shoe Da Man.

41 Ventrilo

Every time I see that picture I get jealous

42 Ventrilo

yea that site really was beast

43 Ventrilo

I need to meet this guy

44 misyel

i was amazed and motivated. have to work hard to earn $$$, thanks for posting it.

45 ibt

Shoe, how about your March 2007 $750K CJ Check? What is net profit and how many campaign are you running from CJ?

46 Zubair Paracha

You were having RPC around 1$ – so dere’s nothing special about the site – dat RPC did everything for YOU !!

47 Domtan

The good old adsense days. That’s one the best photos there Jeremy.

48 Dbyt3r

How long did it take for nextpimp to get these results?

49 jim

Hey Shoe, any idea why your eCPM spiked around 10 days in? It goes from single dollar digits to over $20, any idea why? (if you can remember that far back)

50 Datenrettung

Very impressive!!!

51 George Kim

Very nice. Thanks for sharing details! Great motivation right there. :)

52 big money

Shoemoney, I have a question about your direct traffic, how could you get so many type ins, homepages and bookmarks? How long was that site around for? I can’t see how “nextpimp” would just be some really hot random word someone would type-in to their browser lol. How did you originally make “nextpimp” such a hot name and what steps did you do to market that name so you would get direct traffic??? Thanks!

53 Kiltak

This is really depressing :) Even though your CTR sucks, you’re able to make a fortune anyways..


54 stupid 3gp

eCPM is the big question here. How you manage to have such eCPM may me Pure United States Traffic?

55 Vingold

It is this kind of post that keeps you on top. A lot of people here tales of “super-affiliates” making over $100K a month – its almost an urban myth on the internet. Everyone seems to know a friend of a friend. Its like big foot.

But then you come out and say BAM! Here is a picture of Big Foot. And not only that – but here is how I found Big Foot and he’s out there and you can find him too if you work hard, try a lot of ideas and find something people like.

Excellent post.

56 McBilly

That check really does inspire me a lot. And that 2M per month buddy of yours is also a great story. Still hoping for some of that action. :)

57 jeanzei

I’m wondering how long it’ll take me to make $100 :(( horrible i know – but I’m still a rookie. t hanks for all the awesome info as usual!

58 jennifer

I have another question for you on this – How long did it take to get to that total?? It seems to have taken me forever to get over the 100.00 mark on my Google adsense account. Now I get it every month but not anything like you get!!

59 Chris Jacobson

Very inspiring Shoe!

60 serge

Thanks for the share. You answered some of the questions that I actually had. I wonder how much you make on that site now though?

61 Bruno Silva

Geez… my overall adsense income is 100 times lower than that!

62 Tom

Very inspirational, thanks Shoe!

63 sockmoney

Ahh the good ol’ days… =)

64 CPA Affiliates

Nice Breakdown of the common questions.

65 Overclock

Ahh..I take 3 month to make $80..:(

66 hanji of money-code

Thanks for answering those questions! As everyone has said, that image is very inspiring. I’m also liking that CJ check that is floating around as well.. you are the man.


67 Coldie

KooL, I like ur check den ur foto. LOL Good Luck & GREAT successful ahead, Jeremy. :)

68 Nick

I have a few sites that have a CTR of about 3-4% I wish I had half as much traffic as that site.

Nice to see all the adsense stats.

69 Ginene

I never get enough of reading this. Wow! This is truly freaking amazing!

70 Rick


I can’t get past 1K per mo.

71 Jonathan Volk

Amazing post. Very inspiring for sure.

Thanks for getting permission from google to post that screenshot – it really helps!


72 SonicReducer

Awesome. Any 6 figure month is a good month for sure!

73 Allyn Paul

dunno what nextpimp is really about because my company blocks that page! It’s a “forbidden URL!!!”
Thanks, now I’m gonna get fired for trying to look at your success! LOL

74 sir jorge

I wish I could ever get that much.

75 rhyan

that was seems to be a great profit and to think running on a $299 amount of server per month. 75k uniq for sure that would eat a lot of bandwith.

76 Farmer

Traffic on that page must have dipped. ;)

77 MyGoodFinds

Wow! I would be happy with $5K per month. Just enough to tell my great aunt to stop bugging me to go find myself a real job to pay me my 401(k) and pension for retirement.
I just want to work from home and some people don’t get it.

78 Catherine L

This is pretty amazing income from adsense for just one site. Does it still do as well as it did back then?

79 Greg

Can you shed some light on what happened to make the AdSense EPC go up 6X. For example Aug 5 and Aug 21 have essentially the same Click # stats, yet the clicks were worth 6X more. Do you recall if the adsense ads themselves changed, etc. It appears teh change happened on the 9th Day of the month whatever it was.

Just really interested in how you increased the EPC to over $1 around the 9th and onward.

80 nextebizguy

Linkbait…. ;)

81 King Jacob

If you read the post, it says 2 years;)

82 CaribWebDev

thats one fat cheque

83 King Jacob

Id say a $1 rpc is special you usually dont get that good of a rpc from just plastering adsense.

84 King Jacob

The way things are going you are better off not depending on a pension for retirement.

85 King Jacob

Lets see Im making .003 times that :)

86 big money

Mister Shoemoney, I made a post in your forum:

I think this calls for a Shoemoney show featuring Mr. Shoemoney explaining marketing methods for receiving “Direct Traffic”. Explain the same step by step processes, tools and resources you used, we all want to learn about direct traffic marketing, especially what you did for this site. Even if it was a long and complicated process, we still would like to hear it and then study it (at least I would). I think this would make a great show!

87 Backlink Checker

I am sure, detailed stats picture will surpass views of check picture. :p

88 Hustle Strategy

I haven’t slept real good since I have seen it. Now that I know it is possible and how it is possible, I am trying to do it.

89 ShoeMoney

advertisers bid more. nothing changed on the site

90 mascix

I believe there was some adwords amount for that check. if is that true can you clear second question ? :)

I truly follow your blog :D

91 bloggernoob

i think that is the check that launched a thousand blogs.

92 Jente

wow, more then $1 a click average. I have to do it with $0.16 a click… That makes a difference.

93 jim

nice, that’s probably a understatement too

94 jim

write about other stuff :)

95 Daniel

NOOOO! The question we all want answered is – Do you STILL make insane money from the site??


also a great thig to go back to this..keep us all going!…def going to make this a story for my authors.

97 Jack

A domain doesnt have to be catchy or generic to get type-in traffic. As Shoe said, it has to have a community and/or just a site people like to go to. I go to almost every day directly. And I don’t use a search engine. I type it in. There are dozens of forums and blogs as well as regular old sites that I type domains in or access bookmarks for on a daily basis. You create a community of people that want to be involved or fresh content that updates and people will kee coming back and will get new traffic and retain visitors.

98 SEO Buzz Box

King of the ringtone!*/

…an interesting study, thanks for sharing. :)

99 Jente

I think english is also better as dutch…

100 Greg

I agree advertisers bid more, but a 6x jump overnight. It makes me wonder if Google (unknowingly to you) upped the percentage payout, combined with Ad Rate increase. Also, agree with Shoes AdSense tips from the forum…IDC had a $30k/mo Adsense acct get canceled. We had NO back-up account and still do not to this day – we diverted traffic to other monetization.

Just fascinated by the massive EPC jump while all other stats remain consistent. Wish we had greater visibility into Google.

101 corey



Shoemoney, it was really cool of you to share this. Makes me want to go right back to the keyboard and work a heck of a lot harder. Congrats.

103 John M Weaver

This is a pretty well known photo…How about doing a new one??

104 Tim

At long last, the wait is over! How many people have you inspired with that picture? I was going to wallpaper my bathroom with it but…that would have been a little weird. I have had some fun making silly banners in Photoshop with it. If anything, maybe this will inspire people to go out and create a useful site instead of blogging about making money :) Thanks for sharing the love, Shoe!

105 Keith Cash

I cannot get enough of seeing this check, It inspires me everyday. Maybe your could make a copy and put on a t-shirt. I think it would sale.


106 Manns

Farrrk me, that is really good. Hard work + creative thinking, good on you SM. Simply awesome.

107 Gary

First of all, I think it’s time more people started looking at creating better content on blogs such as you mention. I’ve been working hard at developing a great article directory where marketer’s can submit there articles to drive traffic to there sites. It’s nice to see a post with absolute proof adsense is not dead and that there are many of us who generate quite a nice check from Google. Thanks for the motivating picture!

108 mick

Someone stated above “ah the good old days”

think and take heed :)
The game has changed dramatically..only a few guys trusted in googles pockets now continue untouched IMO

109 motorsportBABESau

that monthly report is absolutely sensational

i cant even imagine getting 1000′s of adsense clicks in a day

110 Fizfaz

Really impressive me..! Cheers..

111 great008

Shoe you are the man!! You are definitely one of my big inspirations and that check rules man!!!!!

112 nate

Thanks for showing this Shoe. It’s enlightening and inspiring :)

113 Mike Huang

As I’ve said to myself before, this is simply amazing…so I’ll say it again. WOW!!!!!!

114 John Loch

That piccy never gets old.

Right niche at the right time, thats for sure. :)

More power to ya Shoe..

I wouldn’t mind seeing another one of your 10K experiments again.. that would certainly be worth a look :)

115 John Loch

Don’t plan on sleeping anytime soon either. He had timing, and a favorable niche playing to his advantage.

There’s nothing special about his approach. For all intents and purposes, he got lucky.

There’s a hell of a lot of sites out there that give people what they need. Not all of them make that sort of money.

For example, he’d be hard pressed to pull 25% of that nowadays if he tried it again on the same site (via AS).

His 10K experiment is my favorite. I think thats what deserves a closer look because it can be reproduced (unlike his AS check above), I’ll bet he could successfully repeat that experiment – a different niche perhaps, but I’ll bet he could do it. I like it because it has nothing to do with his branding or audience. :)

116 chetan

6 digit income in a month is for sure a huge deal..

And i was always wondering how you did that!!!

117 Affiliate Marketing Tips

Nice check :o). The good money is still available through adsense, but the rules are not the same as they used to be. Really inspiring to see someone having had excellent results in the past

118 Edman

How on earth did you make the RPC go up from $0.25 to $1.5 overnight? Was it just a stroke of luck or did you actually do anything?

119 Neon

this is inspiring. that one month money is probably 3 years of working for a normal person. getting 5-figure check is already extremely hard. 6-figure check is totally in my dream.

120 brad


121 Deibson Albernas

Thanks so much. Hope all is well with you!
made in brazil

122 moneyseeker

who is he and what’s the site ? please let us know . . .

123 ptv

Very inspiring post.


124 pondlife

I just wanted to be able to say I’d posted a comment on this historical thread ;)
I know that Shoemoney has said that people are too hung-up on figures and this blog proves that because people just want to stare at this open-jawwed. …myself included! …it’s still inspiring though :)

125 Backlink Checker

I heard of plentyoffish earning that so much high amount from adsense only.

126 tolonosika

132k, 132 comments!!! wOOV that’S bizarre!!!

127 Smart websites make money

Man, the only thing that crosses my mind is that with a few small improvements you would have probably doubled your check. The CTR was really low and you still made that kind of money, damn!

128 David Isserman

That’s amazing…the power of the web (and Google) is amazing, isn’t it?!

129 Klaudio

Incredible and impressive!
My problem to the 132994$ check :) is concentrating on the money and not on the service :p

130 John M Weaver

The service and the money both clearly work bro…Everyone wins…especially Google!

131 Niche Guy

That picture is how I found the blog :)
Still amazes me, and inspiring!

132 wong ndeso

Hello, I am from Indonesia, may you teach me about Google adsense? Thankyou.

133 widis

Hello, i am from indonesia, nice article guy. Thanks.

134 ShoeMoney

I was contacted by Google about the jump but it was more like a “Hello and congratulations on your success. I will be your representative” kind of thing

135 ShoeMoney


136 gaman

Is that Marcus of

137 Vern at Aim for Awesome

ha! That’s so amazing. Thanks for letting us in on this. I’m laying on my side (after falling down on my back) and typing this… I’m not sure I’m getting up for a while. 75,000 visitors gave you thousands of dollars per day… that’s so amazing. I am struggling for a few dollars per day. Hmm… me thinks something bigger is on order for my site! GREAT POST. Thanks man. Vern

138 Mark Barba

You work very hard, you give out amazing tips, and you really know your stuff — and i’ve read before that you hate it when people say you are “lucky”. BUT… Was the success of nextpimp down to any luck at all??

Is there a post about the history of nextpimp — i’d love to read it! sort of a wikipedia page on “nextpimp”

Love the blog.

139 Amit

Just read this blog dude you will easily learn :)

140 Amit

If you have some real good like shoemoney you can also make a similar check :)

141 Amit

May be he blocked some of the MFA’s though it was confusing for me too in the beginning since the income just jumped thrice is a couple days.

142 Michael Woo

This is just so sweet :)

Wish I could make $1m hohoho

143 Ashish


144 Jason was here

Will you marry me?? haha jk im married allready and dont swing that way…
but will you at least let me put a rotating full page banner ad on all your sites for free? I have a bunch of sites that could use a bump in traffic……hahahahahaha
Always love to hear your stories…keep it up….
So as stands now are you in the million dollar a month bracket yet?

145 Free Letterhead Templates

Why does the eCPM vary so hugely even though you have such large impressions?

146 ubai

sumpah deh..itu $$$$ banyak banget…

147 Profit Baron

Congratulations Shoe. I’ve been following your blog for a while, since noticing you around the digitalpoint forums.

Very inspiring to fellow other webmasters that money can be earnt online if they work hard.

148 joko

Nggak usah mengharapkan langsung dapet dollar banyak dulu, lha wong dia juga perlu kerja keras juga dan waktu. Yang mau ikutan browsing di bayar dollar, silahkan klik link diatas. Pendaftaran gratis……kok..lumayan dapet tambahan dollar….

149 piah

Dear Shoe,
Please teach me how to achieve that figure. Adopt me as your lovely student. I will always remember you until you die.

150 Martin

Congrats, wow i still newbie in adsense, must work hard. would you tell me the secret. hehehehe. Wow i want to be like you get the check hehehe.

151 Myspace Layouts

God damn, I thought for sure that was from arbitrage. Thanks for telling a little bit more about how it was made.

Does the site still make this kind of money or has it gone down? I thought I heard that you sold it recently.

152 joko s

Nggak usah terlalu mengharapkan yang besar dulu donk. Kerja keras dan perlu waktu. Yang mau browsing dapet dollar, silahkan klik link di atas. Lumayan buat tambahan….

153 budapestagent

Do you have any explenation for the eCPM jump between 8th and 9th?
I mean its less PIs, less clicks but 5 times the cash!

154 Joeychgo

Notice, Jeremy doesnt have super high CTRs or anything. He has one thing… Traffic! Thats the whole key to making money online.

155 Tony Smith

Every time I look at this check, I want to cry….I have so much to learn…*SIGH*

156 Samantha

Damn, that is so crazy. I wish that I could rake in $130K a month! That’s $1.5 million a year… you can retire so early!

157 scamfreemoneytalks

Wow! that’s a big one. congratulations. anyway i think i don’t think any blogger would earn that much nowadays. i believe the climate has changed a bit from the 2005 environment. but as long any single blog can generate USD10000 is already a big accomplishment. i hope i could learn a lot from your blog.

158 coches alemania

Felicidades por el éxito. Google podía poner como historias de éxito este ejemplo, pero me imagino que en español no será facil llegar a esas cifras.

159 Multidivisa

Para lo que se puede ver en las web y blog de español, parece un CTR muy bajo y un CPM extraordinariamente alto.

160 Hooper

You da man! Where else can you earn that kind of cabbage. Here is to many more of those being issued by Google.

161 Steven Finch

Thanks for the info. Thats pretty cool

162 ketan

$132,994.97 is huge man! how did you start promoting your site?

163 Mahesh Mohan

Awesome…. I have posted your earnings in DP…

164 John

Holy Smokes! An inspiration to us all! Keep up the great work.

165 WideScreen Wallpapers

That is one hefty check man, goodluck with your future ventures man.

166 chetan

Yep traffic is one of the main and important thing in making your ads get clicked.

167 chetan

I would have retired after earning for an year lol :D

168 Link Snitch

Thanks for posting that. Lots of information I have thought about asking for a while, but I have yet to write you. I want our first time to be something special.

LOL, not like that!

169 Adsense Profit Guides

Hoho. What a thing to do like this. Thanks , shoemoney. there are so many guys who shut their mouths about their ways of making money. You are different.

170 Adsense Profit Guides

I like this check.

171 free sms-call

wow..$132,994.97 .nice post

172 Cory

Careful what you wish for! LOL I had a site a few years ago that jumped from .04 – .10$ a day in earnings to 3-400$ a day (was a World of Warcraft Mod site during the Beta of the game). Google sent me my 11,204.34$ check.. and now the IRS wants about half :)

173 Phillip

Man, soon… very soon…

174 Ali Roman

thats truly inspirational, you are the man..

175 Matthias

Wow, great.. But this is a long time ago.. What do you earn with that today?

176 Tim

I think this amount is just a DREAM for me :)
It’s just too much…

–blog for dream–

177 Skruknott

Thanks for sharing all this. We are gonna be the first ones in Norway to break the 100.000 USD per month. You are truly inspirational! Thanks!

178 Skruknott

How is it possible to make as much as 2M per month? That guy must have an insane number of visitors. Even to get 1 out of 100 to click with so many visitors are stunning. Simply wow…

179 Skruknott

I agree. Finding a niche is the most important thing you can do, really

180 Abdul Wadud

Wow. Inspiring.

181 Abdul Wadud

Wow. Inspiring.

Btw, your eyes look quite demonic. :D


Never would have believed it was possible.

183 Part Time Blogger

That picture is amazing thats more than most footballers earn in a month aswell

184 Reverse Funnel System Blog

What a check! Didnt see anything like this. How long it takes you to earn such money?

185 coches de importacion alemania

Esta dificil de repetir esto otra vez. Ya que aún no hemos probado adsense, más motivación que esta no existe.

186 coches de importacion alemania

<a href=” mas motivacion no existe para usar adsense”

187 coches de importacion alemania

Mas motivacion no existe para usar adsense

188 Jason Brailow

That is sooo awesome. Good on ya!

189 weleh

Hey dude you make Indonesian looks jerk. Mau promosi ditempat lain nyuk

190 abhishek arora

well done ! couldnt believe that it was possible – till i saw the check!

191 abhishek arora

couldnt believe that if you had not showed the check ! wow!

192 Nick

I don’t think it’s possible now with all this competition :(.

193 scott

Wow … what a motivator

194 James B.

Nice. If i got money like that for one year i would be ecstatic. Maybe in ten years.

195 Blog Images

Happy for you, it does inspire and hope you get more success stories!


Congratulations !

197 Josh

Wow! Very nice. I would be lucky if I got a fraction of that, all I make with my lousy arcade website ( is $10-30 a month. You are very lucky mate. Keep up the good work. I would like to know what is your website name.

198 Josh

Very nice!

199 Life is Colourful

This is my inspiration as well… but how come it was not money from PPC, then what was the medium of advertising back then in 2005?

200 MJL

All I can say is… WOW!

201 Affiliate Marketing Podcast

Tis’ always nice to look back on this post. Very inspiring.

~ Dave

202 DavidTan

What an inspiration Shoe. I’m sure you are earning more than this nowadays. Cheers!

203 Justin Khoury

Probably the most famous photo in the SEO world. Very very inspiring.

204 Amigo

Hi !!
I have recently joined Adsense. However i dont have much knowledge about this kind of things. i have started it for my interest.
now after getting into this, i want to go deeper. Please guide me through all the basic knowledge required for it.

Thank you

205 Webmaster Forum

1 word :


206 Patrick Smith

Wow! That’s quite a check! :P Good for him!

207 Wendy

That check is truly an inspiration because it shows what hard work, determination, and sticking to something can bring results. Thanks for sharing it and keep up the good work.

208 hjhartutikspd

my new web is marketing hero. please. we make a lot of money with shoe money!

209 hjhartutikspd

my new web is marketing hero. are you make alot of money with shoe money please!

210 Simulador de Hipotecas

I wish I had a check like this…

211 Eric Tan

Can’t get enough of this picture…

212 Ravi

This result inspires us to reach us to that level. I wish if I can archive just 25% of it.

213 hipoteca multidivisa

the biggest check that i have receibe from adsense is 20 USD$ :)


Wow! I am inspire by the check…

215 Anil Jadhav

give me advise about adsense

216 TechNald

incredible! how did you do that? your amazing sir!

217 Clifford

This is really motivation. WOW, i can not believe this, im only doing $120 a month. I have a long Well Done

218 Tryksager

That’s a check I would like to cash in ;)

219 Ardhianto Adhi Nugroho

AWESOME!!! i wish i could get to

220 Ardhianto Adhi Nugroho


221 Jeremy

Why we have the same name Jeremy but different earning? LOL. Teach your newly elected brother on how to make big checks from adsense. Congratulations! Bravo!

222 Arfan

I always wondered wondered about the picture until i read this post, interested =)

223 Kirk

This is extremely good ppc, you are making $1.40 per click on over 4000 clicks. Those days are gone but the day where you did 4000 clicks at 25 cents per click is more realistic now.

224 jox

Im really inspired with that check you got there.

225 nilai3

wow! unbelievable income in adsense !! Really amazed me … How about now? Still the same income? Wow

226 JL Hill

Just wondering (and I am sorry if this has been asked) how much of the check did you reinvest in your business?

227 Elbpoet

Just wanna say: I like this photo.

228 Sarah

I guess you might be the one and only one that earns that much through Google Adsense.

229 tomek

Interesting. I see the check is from 2005. Now it is 2009. I know the per click has gone down over those years, and most ads are PPC. How are the earnings today. I see this web does not even have AdSense anymore.? I know the guy that runs this content rich one , and from what he told me, he does not make even a tiny tiny fraction of that.

230 LakshmiNarayana

This article really encouraged me the will in me to earn money through “google-adsense”! Thanks for providing an article with full of cheque proofs! Thanks a lot!

231 owain

Wow. That’s amazing! : )

232 Kindaichi

I was feeling discouraged until I saw this !

233 Beauty World

Me too… That is a lot of Money ..!!

234 Cash Makers

AdSense isn’t an easy cash maker as it was in the days. Try diversifying, there are many other ad networks out there.

235 9sky

wow, its amazing, pretty high ecpm!!

236 kpsofts

This check changed your life,isn’t it?Not only money but also fame (-;

237 nikahsekeri

Yes.. I agree with both of your. I use shoemoney’s adsense check as my pc’s wallpaper. It is a good inspiration for me to work hard with my blog. Thanks a lot.. :)

238 Reviews

it is very nice. great job ,thank you very much.

239 Reviews

it is very crazy. thank you

240 dizi izle

wooow.. omg.. nice
That check is truly an inspiration because it shows what hard work, determination, and sticking to something can bring results. Thanks for sharing it and keep up the good work.

241 derekpm

Rather interesting. Has few times re-read for this purpose to remember. Thanks for interesting article. Waiting for trackback

242 Clemento

Are you a professional journalist? You write very well.

243 JoseGregorio

Congrats! you must have been so happy when you got that check! It is amazing how many links you have for that photo!!! lol….thanks!

244 Mahesh

Hello Sir,

COngratulations on this achievement!

Pls share your experience with us so that we’ll get few tips to catch such levels in future.

_ Mahesh (India)

245 Col

This is amazing! Plain inspiring…

246 scheng1

I hope to see this kind of earning by the time I’m a hundred years old.

247 AQC

Nice check man !

248 Alquma

How can you avoid smart pricing?

249 bilgi

I found this informative and interesting blog so i think so its very useful and knowledge able.I would like to thank you for the efforts you have made in writing this article. I am hoping the same best work from you in the future as well. In fact your creative writing abilities has inspired me.

250 energiepunkt

Gratulation – The Adsense Check for $132,994.97

251 Grace

Congratulations! This is so awesome!

252 Jon

This is amazing

253 Lukas-Christian Schulze

Awsome work!

254 zah

You’re smart.

255 Anthony

I didn’t believe it could be done. What a motivating picture for people just getting started.

256 Kristina M.

Great share, great article, very usefull for me. Your thought of article is very much creative and interesting to read.

257 Maita Kimbrough

I have frequented your port before. The more I take in, the more I keep coming back!

258 Johana Hlinski

Is it reel.but google have a limit to pay

259 Johana Hlinski

Is it real.but google have a limit to pay

260 Rick44


J’aimerais bien toucher les mêmes chèques. 10 fois moins ne me gènerais pas non plus, ça fait rêver.


261 kompresory

super article

262 scholarships

wow….its crazy get Check for $132,994.97

263 arifin

wow….its crazy get Check for $132,994.97

264 au pair

This is really great. Lucky you ;)

265 Brandon

Wow man great job i hope i can learn to make half as much as you do someday

266 Cheap Web Design London

That’s a nice cheque………..a real nice cheque :)

267 flexa

Really thank you

268 eshopy

realy super article

269 Nadeem Khan

Awesome man … really encouraging …

how did u get that much direct traffic ???

270 Constantine

I saw that check before but this is the first time I have seen the full month report. It gives me a lot of faith in adsense and hope for a brighter future.


271 chris

this is my real dream one day i will do like you….. :-)

272 Oarfish

My real dream , too :-)

273 samir

really nice to see……i hope, you will get more such checks soon…

274 Internet Affiliate

AdSense Check for $132,994.97! WOW
Great motivation right there.
I didn’t believe it could be done.

275 Steven

Ever read about this last year, but read it directly from your blog very motivating me…

276 mayuresh

I dont belive because when my google adsence account balance reach 100 doller my account dissabled by google without any reason , if you have any answer about this then please help me , how i can make more doller from adsence.

277 iqbal

This is my dream also but what process should i follow?

278 Layouts for Facebook

Wow Great!!!

279 credito

been working for 2 months and up to 200 a month, making backlinks.

280 myyearbooklayouts

Great article!

281 Cool Websites

good job man!

282 Pomegranate Health Benefits

Hi thanks for the great information. Wish i could start making that much money with Google.

283 smp 3 lembang

I hope someday my earning like this thanks for your kindness to share

284 gravid uge for uge

This is absolutely INSANE :D OMG i wanna make just 5.000 dollars each month then i would be HAPPY :P please learn my how :)

285 Flaxseed Oil Benefits

That is a very impressive check. Are you still seeing this sort of income as an adsense publisher?

286 forum profile backlinks

Will come back again. I just now added your blog to my favorites.

287 sofie

Hi i’m from holland, but here i learn a lot, good job

288 Sahil Kotak

This is surely a real inspiration for anyone. Thanks Shoe!

289 travesti marmaris

If you read the post, it says 2 years;)

290 trv

Incredible and impressive!
My problem to the 132994$ check is concentrating on the money and not on the service :p

291 Com

Tat is insane man, i wonder if that amount is still possible today?

292 Facebook Instructions Manual

This is Amazing!!!…..i wish i could reach there one day.

293 carrera sunglasses

I really enjoy this website and we have cheap carrera sunglasses.

294 Ravi Kochhar

You are the inspiration for the whole world Jeremy. Keep it up buddy!!

295 Robert V.

This is truely amazing and inspiring. It keeps me going. :D

Still working on my first $100 check!

Thanks Shoe for sharing!

296 aaww130

Very cool … And with all your life for the better

We hope one day to pray Mjhodgk part of the wonderful .. Very nice

I wish you continued success

297 Lavell

I loved this article and it was very motivating! I actually recently wrote an article because of your post and added a few of my own tips on making money with adsense.

298 sachin

What i income. I love to see this. Blogging goes a men very high. Forget all stars just blog.

299 LiftYourHood

Hi, how come you’re showing a check dating from 2005? We are in 2011.. You did not receive anymore? That check is your only proof since you opened your web site?

It look like all of your web site traffic is coming because of that photography of one check, from 2005.

300 Jeremy Schoemaker

Hi the check as the last time they issued checks over 10k. They only do wires now.

The traffic was to a site I owned back in the day called I sold that site in 2009

301 Ronny

OMG! I’m still trying to make my first 3 digit income after 3 years… Help?

302 Girish

That’s awesome….
truly inspirational !

I can’t even imagine doing that. I just get around £60 / month…. But I won’t stop trying :)

303 Pablo


304 Rob

Hey Shoe,

Been following you for a while now, checking in once and a while and you have progressed! I love that check. I don’t get nearly that amount from adsense though I wish I could!

I make a few bucks from it now and again but nothing life changing. Cool photo and as others have said, inspirational!

Rob H

305 WClassifieds

How much you make now on average per month? has your income risen or fallen due to the income? That should have been answered in the post as well, because I am sure many are curious to hear about that.

306 WClassifieds

How much you make now on average per month? has your income risen or fallen due to the economy?

That should have been answered in the post as well, because I am sure many are curious to hear about that.

307 PrIyAnGsHu

Great job man. You are really earning huge Jeremy.

308 shoulme

70% of the traffic was direct!!! I think you have Big Brand Website.

309 Online Money

i was amazed and motivated. have to work hard to earn $$$, thanks for posting it.

310 Online Money

after working hard at peak stages we can get check with huge amount
i believe in hard work and luck………….

311 Krishna Parmar

This is very nice info!

312 Rajesh

Really Nice, Thanks

313 Miles

very nice, thanks for sharing.

314 Elrick Browne

Can i ask a question how do i start off as a beginner to blogging


Hi there, You’ve done a great job. I will definitely digg it and personally recommend to my friends. I am confident they’ll be benefited from this web site.

316 Michael Leahy

This is inspiring. Thanks for the webinar with Russell! Hearing your voice (“40 grand in credit card debt”) made the difference for me.

317 Plaban

This is one of the most inspiring photos. Thanks for sharing with us :)

318 Jeffery Moore

Simply Stunning!

319 Jeff Moore

This is the third page of this site I’ve seen, and very impressed….gotta check out the rest of the site!

320 Julian Robinson

Hi Jeremy
I’m absolutely gobsmacked! What a success. I have one big question; How on earth do you get so many visitors?? Apart from having loads of content?

Please can you share your seo secrets if any? Thanks


We are a bunch of volunteers and starting a new scheme in our community.
Your site offered us with helpful info to work on. You have performed an
impressive task and our whole neighborhood might be thankful to you.

322 Jyoti

Wow !! this is sooo inspiring. Gr8 to see such a huge success in blogging :) truly inspirational :)

323 Paypal money adder

Woah, that’s amazing man..
I wish I’ll have your success in IM!

324 Sudhakar S

wow..amazing…i cant believe.Your adsense check gives me more confidence about internet earning.

325 steven

Hey Mr Shoemoney can I please use your adsense check photo in my review for shoe in money?

326 Krishna

Thanks for this fantastic share, I liked it very much. Its really going well!

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