One click too many can get your Adsense account banned for
Invalid clicks are the main reason for a ban, as they
violate Google's Terms of Service.
You may only find out when you get an email or you cannot
login to your Adsense account.
Disputing this violation with Google can take some time, but
if you are patient and follow these steps they may reinstate the account.
Write to Google to explain that you have not violated their Terms of Service.
Keep your tone pleasant and offer to provide evidence to
show that any clicks on your site are legitimate.
Grovel a bit if necessary and ask for a human review.
Google will ask you for information before they consider
Provide the information requested by Google about your
publisher ID, website URL, the source of your traffic, your site's audience and
any other relevant information.
This will show Google that you are serious about your
Collect evidence of the reasons for the suspicious clicks
that have led to the Adsense ban. Sometimes a surge in traffic can look
suspicious, but if one of your pages has featured on Digg that is a possible
Server logs can also show whether traffic is valid, so keep
a backup of these.
Continue to write to Google every couple of days.
Ask for updates on the review process and include more
evidence which will support you case for having Google lift the ban on your
Wait for a decision. It may take up to 30 days to get a
decision on the Adsense ban.
If you have provided enough evidence of your innocence, once
the decision is made you will get a letter from Google that your appeal has