2020 United States Presidential Election.

The United States Presidential Election has come and gone. It is no longer news that the incumbent; Donald Trump has been defeated by Joe Biden. Trump is the first United States president to lose reelection since 1992. Voter turnout is the highest since the 1900s. Both candidates received over 70 million votes with Biden receiving over 79 million votes, the highest ever in favour of any presidential candidate. Biden’s Presidency will be confirmed when he and his vice; Kamala Harris are officially voted in by congress on January 6, 2021.

At the time of writing, vote counting is officially still on, but Biden has an insurmountable lead of 306 electoral votes to Trump’s 232. Biden is also leading Trump by almost 5million in popular votes. The election also had a record high number of votes casted early by mail due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

At the start of vote counting after the November 3 election, Trump took early lead. But as the large number of mail in ballots were being counted, Biden took the lead and maintained it till He surpassed the 270 electoral votes mark required to win the election.

Biden is already setting things in place as he prepares to take over at the WhiteHouse. President elect Joe Biden and Vice President elect Kamala Harris will be inaugurated on January  20, 2021.

Outgoing President, Donald Trump is yet to acknowledge Biden’s victory sighting vote counting irregularities. He has instigated lawsuits in some swing states challenging election results and demanding vote recount. Vote recounts have been done in some of these states confirming Biden’s victory.

The 2020 United States Presidential election has so far been adjudged free and fair.

Premier League Fixtures Round 8

The English premier league resumes this weekend with some mouth watering clashes. Chelsea open the floor as they travel to take on Newcastle united. Chelsea will have to be very careful and defend well .

Spurs also take on Manchester City. It will be a tough test for both teams. Mourinho’s men will want all 3 points to maintain their second position on the league table.

League leaders, Leicester City travel to Anfield to face Liverpool . Liverpool has a chance to regain top spot but it wont be easy their againt their giant killing opponent.

Premier League Table as it Stands

English Premier League Table

PosClubPWDLFAGDPts
1Tottenham Hotspur96212191220
2Liverpool96212116520
3Chelsea953122101218
4Leicester City96031812618
5Southampton95221713417
6Everton95131916316
7Aston Villa85031911815
8West Ham United94231510514
9Wolverhampton Wanderers9423910-114
10Manchester United84131314-113
11Crystal Palace94141213-113
12Arsenal9414910-113
13Manchester City83321011-112
14Leeds United93241417-311
15Newcastle United93241015-511
16Brighton & Hove Albion92341315-29
17Burnley8125412-85
18Fulham9117918-94
19West Bromwich Albion9036618-123
20Sheffield United9018415-111

Basic Information about Google AdSense

Google Adsense is a way to make money online. If you own a website, blog or YouTube channel with lots of rich original content, Adsense places ads alongside your content and when visitors click on them, you make money. 

With a Google adsense account, relevant adverts are placed on your website. You can view the results of click activity on the ads. At the end of the month, money made from click activity is summed up and payment is processed through your adsense account.

Requirement for opening an AdSense account.

  1. A Google account. If you already have a Gmail account then you have a Google account. 
  2. A website , blog or YouTube channel you own with lots of good quality original content.

Process of opening a AdSense account

So with a Gmail account and your own website, you can sign up for an Adsense account. After signing up, Google then checks your linked website for adherence to Google Adsense policies. If your website meets the requirements, you will be accepted into the Adsense program. At this stage Google placed ads on your website. When you reach a balance of 10 dollars in your Adsense account, Google verifies your address by sending  a PIN to your physical address. Which is the address you filled in your Adsense account application. When you successfully enter the PIN sent in the right portion of your Adsense account , your account will be fully activated and ready to receive payments..

Adsense payment process

The minimum threshold for payment is 100 dollars. When you meet this threshold at the end of a particular month, Google sends you payment anytime from the 21st day of the next month.

How you receive Google AdSense payments

Google sends your payments by wire transfer to your bank account. Which is the same account you filled in your Adsense account. You can also change your bank account within your Adsense account as the case may be.

Types of Videos You can’t Monetize on YouTube

YouTube is very clear about the types of videos you can’t monetize on their platform. Monetization means Google ads can show while someone is watching your video. If he or she clicks on the advert, you are paid. Here are some types of videos you can’t monetize;

Nudity 

Nudity of any degree in part or all of your video will make the video not eligible to make money. Sexually provocative scenes also fall into this class. 

Copyright

Posting other peoples original video content in whole or part on your channel makes the video not monetizable.. The best way to avoid copyright issues is to make sure you own all the rights in the video you create. However in some cases, YouTube still allows you to monetize other peoples content in your video provided you create your own original commentary. 

Violence

Video showing violent or gory scenes, killing of human beings or animals, firearms, etc. is not eligible for monetization.

Hate speech

Videos promoting hate speech,religious intolerance, racism are not eligible for monetization on YouTube.

Nonsensical content

Videos showing content with no educational value or that makes no sense can’t be monetized.

PowerPoint videos

Powerpoint videos refers to videos containing only a series of pictures with little or no voice narrative. These types of videos are difficult to monetize.

Robotic voice

You can monetize a video containing robotic or computerised voice provided you created the write up  for the robotic voice to use. However, using a robotic voice to read from pages of newspapers or text books which you didn’t create  can’t be monetized.

Animals

Videos showing killing,torturing, mating, cutting open of animals can’t be monetized.

Children

Videos showing children subjected to inhuman treatment, or abuse won’t be monetized.

For more on what videos can’t be monetized you can read YouTube Monetization policies

How to Make Money on YouTube

People are making money by posting videos on YouTube; that’s a fact. In the earlier days, once you create your YouTube channel and start posting videos, you can start making money right away.

But things aren’t that easy these days. For your channel to get monetized, it must have at least 1000 subscribers and 4000 hours watch time in the last 365 days.

In addition, your channel and videos must comply with all YouTube monetization guidelines.

What you will need for YouTube monetization

1.Gmail account

2. Adsense account

3. YouTube channel

Gmail account: to open an AdSense or YouTube account, you will need gmail.

Adsense account: AdSense is the platform through which your YouTube earnings and payments are processed. To create an adsense account you will need either your own website, youtube or blogger account where google can place adverts. Your website, youtube or blogger account must have sufficient original content for a successful application.

YouTube channel: you will need to have created and run a youtube channel by posting original legitimate videos prior to monetization.

To know more about types of videos you can monetize, see youtube monetization policies.

How to make Sweetened Grapefruit Juice

Grape fruit is a citrus fruit that has a bitter sweet taste.

It is rich in vitamins A and C. It does not have a significant negative impact on blood sugar levels. A ripe grapefruit can measure about 15cm in diameter and more. It is the size of at least 4 orange fruits.

The fruit can be consumed as a whole, juice or pulp.

I will show you how to easily prepare a sweetened grapefruit juice that has an improved sweet bitter taste you will love.

This procedure will require removing the pulp of the fruit, so use thoroughly washed hands.

Process; How to make sweetened grapefruit juice.

Wash the fruit and peel of its outer skin.

Next cut it open and remove the pulp. You can do this using your fingers and with the help of a knife.

Blend the pulp and sieve the mixture to extract the juice into a bowl.

Mix the juice with a bottle of Fanta orange.

Serve chilled, the taste is lovely.