Once Google approves your AdSense account the next step is to monitor your earnings regularly and take necessary actions to improve it. You can easily setup daily reports from AdSense account directly delivered to your email. But there are various AdSense tools to estimate your AdSense revenue, monitor and improve site’s performance without logging in to your account. These tools are free Chrome extensions allowing you to monitor the earnings right from the browser.
1. Google Publisher Toolbar
Google Publisher Toolbar is an official Chrome extension for AdSense publishers from Google. It allows you to check latest data from your AdSense account while browsing in Chrome. This toolbar provides an overview of your earnings and performance from AdSense, Ad Exchange or DoubleClick for Publishers account. You will view an overlay over the ads with the details like reporting, buyer name, display URL, etc. It is also possible to take actions like blocking the ads and send feedback to Google.
2. Ad Review Toolbar (BETA)
The Ad Review Toolbar BETA is a Chrome extension from Google, helped publishers to get reports from Google AdSense or DoubleClick Ad Exchange on their site. Google retired this tool and recommend to use Google Publisher Tool.
3. Quick AdSense
Quick AdSense is a free Chrome extension allows you to monitor AdSense earnings from the browser.
4. Simply AdSense
Simply AdSense is an extension allows to monitor your AdSense account balance in Chrome browser. This tool shows the daily, monthly, last month and lifetime earnings and comparisons similar to the original AdSense mobile app.
Simply AdSense extension is designed based on Google Material Design concept and also shows forecast details of daily and monthly earning along with next / last payment details.
5. AdSense Active View Monitor
This is a Chrome extension to get an alert when an advertisement triggers AdSense active view request on the website. It is a good way to monitor the ad placement and optimize the layout for Active View Viewable metric.
Bonus 1: AdSense Revenue Estimator Tool
How much you earn from AdSense depends on three simple factors – number of ad impressions, click through rate (CTR) and the cost per click (CPC). Use these inputs and estimate your AdSense revenue with the AdSense revenue calculator tool.
This will help you to evaluate how big a website should be to get the desired earnings per month.
Bonus 2: Keyword Tool (AdWords)
AdWords Keyword Planner provides you the effective use of any particular keyword as a Phrase, as a Broad search or as an exact match. This is an excellent way to find how the keyword is searched globally and locally with the competition. Competition shows how effectively the advertisers are bidding for that keyword to help you to decide whether to use that keyword or not. In this way, you can choose the right keywords and optimize the earning from AdSense.