How 31,000 monthly page views made January 2012 my best hub month ever

© 2012 by Aurelio Locsin.

My profile says that I joined HubPages three years ago. But after my first three hubs received no visitors and no traffic, I quit. I reappeared in May 2011 when my hub writing started in earnest. So technically, my stint here is only eight months old.

Basics

My efforts reached their zenith in January 2012, which rewarded me with my most page views, the most hubs ever written in one month, my highest number of hubs, the most followers, the most comments and my highest earnings. The following tables shows the figures, with some rounding. How do these numbers compare to yours?

 
 
January Page Views:
31,000
Total Page Views:
57,000. Note that more than half of my totals came from last month.
Number of January Hubs:
68
Total Hubs:
202. Three were marked as duplicated, with one reversed so far.
Total Followers:
275
Total Comments:
1,107
HubPages Earnings for January:
$100.83
Google Adsense for January:
$3.01
Hubscore:
91, with a peak at 96.
Highest Score:
95, though a few have peaked at 100.

Titles

Source
Ever
Google
12,849
Reddit
11,205
HubPages
7,400
Alocsin Hubpages
4,116
Train Board
1,869
Model Railroad Forums
1,171
Facebook
1,058
Google Canada
1,052
Google UK
886
Model Train Forum
845
Yahoo Search
702
Bing
645
Google Australia
487
Kindle Boards
416
Style Forum
331
Pinoy Exchange Forum
318
Google India
288
Ask
243
AOL Search
237
Total from ten other sites
1,403

Traffic Sources

The table on the right shows traffic sources for all my 57,000 page impressions:

  • About half come from just two sources: Google and Reddit. I have no control of Google hits but I do post occasionally on Reddit.
  • Facebook supplies a few hits. Aside from my own Facebook page, I also post in a few related Facebook groups.
  • I'm not quite sure how to interpret the data from HubPages and Alocsin HubPages: some may come from other hubbers and others from my entering and editing text. If you have any insights into this traffic, please put them in the Comment field blow.
  • A sizable amount also comes from forums like Model Railroad, Model Train, Kindle Boards, Style Forum and Pinoy Exchange. I've posted links here.
  • Some visitors are also coming from the Google versions in Canada, the UK, Australia and India.

Hubs by Groups

The following chart shows how I've grouped hubs by percentage. My favorite topics are jobs, followed by model railroading and then how to use HubPages. Rounding out the list are tech, travel, finance, health and other topics.

Percentage of my hubs belonging to different groups.
Percentage of my hubs belonging to different groups.

How I Got Here

The following are some of the strategies I use:

I’ve abandoned the use of Twitter and Digg as time wasters because they do not provide any traffic. I am experimenting with SocialMonkee and have yet to try StumbleUpon.

Source

What about SEO?

Much is made about the use of Search Engine Optimization in increasing hub traffic. My feelings about it are mixed:

  • Many of my hubs that use SEO receive excellent traffic and have placed on the front page of Google.
  • The same is true for my hubs without SEO: some get good traffic and some don’t.

I’ll continue to use SEO to craft my titles and will continue to experiment with it. But right now, my feeling is that quality writing with useful information seems to trump any kind of aritificial techniques. I’m beginning to think that the so-called SEO pundits are standing on shaky ground. They are the only ones making money from their rules as they peddle their techniques to unsuspecting writers.

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tarajeyaram 4 years ago from Wonderland

Wow - nice! Thanks for the encouragement. You have been working hard as well - hard work pays off. Nice work! Thanks for sharing the information!


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R9139 4 years ago

Very nice article and great progress, you say you have never tried stumbleupon? I would say give it a go, I got 50 views overnight and then daily around that number on a single poem. Add several or in your case hundreds of articles to it and the numbers add up.

Great work, well written and thanks for the advise :)


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA

Awesome! What a month you had! I like what you said about quality writing trumping any kind of artificial technique. Good job! I'll have to read some more of your helpful hubs. voted up, useful, interesting, and awesome!


susanm23b 4 years ago

Congratulations on your success. I am new to HP and it is very helpful to me to read other hubbers experience and progress. Interesting article!


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bizwin 4 years ago from England, UK

Excellent hubs. You sure are very busy. Posting in hubpages and also in all those forums. You deserve it. Well done.


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Jessi10 4 years ago from Lancaster, CA

Amazing!! OMG! I'm in awe! Now I KNOW I can make that much money! Thank you for sharing!! I'm so excited to start writing now. I'm also doing the 30/30 challenge! So, I would love your opinion on my Future Hubs!

Good Job!


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AudreyHowitt 4 years ago from California

Congrats!!! What an accomplishment! I have not tried Reddit yet--maybe I will!


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Jennifer Essary 4 years ago from Idaho

Congratulations on reaching 31,000 views. Last month I wanted to see if my revenue would increase without writing very many hubs. I made nearly 8 dollars with 1900 views. This month I'm taking the 30/30 challenge. It is good to know that our hard work does lead somewhere : ) Thank you for sharing your experience. I haven't had much success with Reddit, perhaps I choose the wrong sub-reddits. StumbleUpon and Pintrest seem to be working well for me. Voted up, useful, and sharing.


Arlene V. Poma 4 years ago

Congratulations, alocsin!!! I opened up Reddit and said, "What the HELL is THIS?" How does one post on this mess??? Maybe you can write a step-by-step Hub on Reddit during your Hub travels? I don't have a clue, and that sure would help some of us out! All I know is that you have to work super hard for online money, and you're proof. I got more traffic when I was doing the two 30/30s, and that was without getting on Reddit and the other sites you mentioned. Today, I got my tax papers from last year's online work. UGH! Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh, where's my Snuggie? I absolutely HATE paying those taxes on something like online work!


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Brett.Tesol 4 years ago from Somewhere in Asia

Congratulations, you have definitely tempted me to give Reddit another try. I only wish I had the time for that many hubs a day, but what a fantastic result, a great motivator!

Thanks for SHARING.


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John Sarkis 4 years ago from Los Angeles, CA

Excellent hub - very informative!

What gets me is that people have said if you use too many adjectives on well known subjects/topics your hub will most likely get lost in the shuffle and not make it (e.g., Best, Biggest, Greatest). It seems good grammar and etiquette don't always make a difference either. So, what then? I'm convinced luck has a bit to do with the matter.

Take care and God Bless

John


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tillsontitan 4 years ago from New York

After reading this I wish I was an engineer - if I didn't make money on HubPages I could do it as an engineer ;) Reddit is temperamental but does seem to help. I'm still trying to figure out Stumble Upon but regardless, your hub is motivation and inspiration to continue hubbing. My goal has been 10 hubs a month but I've fallen short with re-modeling going on at home. After reading your wonderful hub though I want to stop everything and write! Voted up, interesting and useful. Thanks for SHARING.


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WD Curry 111 4 years ago from Space Coast

Alright! It goes to show . . . social networking is a huge part of the process around here. It is smart of HubPages to let you on free. You have done some excellent marketing. I know you are looking forward to the passive income you are digging the well for. I pray it flows over.

I am not big on social networking. I am a production specialist. I see your abilities as a marketable skill. That is another benefit of your effort. People take it for granted that they can generate traffic.

Keep on keeping on, brother!


PWalker281 4 years ago

Great work, alocsin! You certainly have mastered the craft of writing titles. They are eye-catching and make me want to click the link to read further. I can't imagine writing 3-5 hubs a day; perhaps if I wrote short ones. But I will definitely be checking your hubs out to see what your secret is.

Rated up and useful!


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giocatore 4 years ago

Very nicely written and inspiring! One key is focusing and producing your daily quota. I find that some days I have it in me to knock out a few stories, and others I can't come up with the ideas. Part of being a pro is learning to dream up the ideas and then bear down and produce the work. Any keys to producing ideas for stories? I think of lots of ideas (and some days I don't!), and often write several paragraphs and then put a story aside until it's ready to come out of me, which it often does in a day or two. Cheers.


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pedrn44 4 years ago from New Berlin Wisconsin

Thanks, alocsin and congratulations! As far as Reddit goes I have a heck of a time trying to post there. It's difficult to find the category my hub would fit into. You seem to have the magic:) and should post some helpful tips. You can write so many well written hubs daily that get alot of traffic. That is quite beyond my scope. I will just keep plugging away:)


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molometer 4 years ago

Interesting, useful, voted up and SHARING.

I notice fro your statistics that you have generated great traffic from Google. 31,000 in January. Wll done. Excellent work


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mary-deo 4 years ago from Caloocan City, University Hills

You simply deserve a great traffic with your unparalleled effort in optimizing your hubs, I like you strategy of posting to those webpages that gives good traffic and setting aside those time wasters. Thanks for sharing this hub, it will certainly gives us more courage to pursue just like what you did.


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cclitgirl 4 years ago from Western NC

Another great hub. Alocsin, will you humor me with a couple questions? First, how in the world would you do 5-10 hubs a day? ONE hub I do takes a few hours (plus I work full time). Second, do you use Market Samurai? Homesteadbound wrote a hub on this and I think I'm going to use the trial version to see if I want to buy it. Third, I know it's very relative, but about when did you see your viewership really going up? Thanks for sharing this - it's a great gauge to see where I'm at and what I'm doing right/wrong. My own goal is to get to 100 hubs by the end of March...but I want to do 300 this year so that I can maybe quit my day job hahahaha.


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Frannie Dee 4 years ago from Chicago Northwest Suburb

Well done. There must be thousands of engineers looking for work. I guess that's why they didn't click on your ads, couldn't afford to spend. Glad HubPages paid for your fine efforts.


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hoteltravel 4 years ago from Thailand

Congratulations! You deserve this success after writing so many great hubs. Your thoughts on traffic sources and seo are helpful. Voted up and useful.


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Tams R 4 years ago from Missouri

Interesting hub! I hope you don't mind, but I'm about to become your stalker. LOL. Following that is! Great job!


markbennis 4 years ago

Nice information to know? I will be looking more into my own strategies from now on, thanks and voted up!


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WD Curry 111 4 years ago from Space Coast

I came back here to get your address so I can link this from a hub I wrote about hubs, computers, and the internet. I know I can put my tracking number on it and it will follow readers around and pick up some change. I can't remember how . . . it is simple code, however, in these days and times, I should be able to link here and the software automatically attaches my tracking number.

Now you can say I'm lazy, but I am busy. I can't take the time to find out how to do it right now, so I'll just let this go for free. I am used to software that is much more sophisticated than this. I think whoever programmed this software was lazy. They didn't take the time to finish the project. You should be able to edit without changing modes. How many more hubs could you do if you could do the layout in Photoshop, InDesign, or Printshop and click twice on "Publish To Web"?

Your presentation here will be of benefit to any readers and show them what is possible. I appreciate the effort you took to break this down. You are at the top of your game.Thanks!

By the way . . . have you seen a good financial return?


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tammyswallow 4 years ago from North Carolina

I am going to keep following you.. Like glue. These numbers are impressive and it is awesome of you to share this information. I am so happy for you and your success and I love a great success story. It helps motivate those of us just starting out. Well done!


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Sunshine625 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

Congrats to you Alocsin! I applaud you on your hard work and dedication!


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Vinaya Ghimire 4 years ago from Nepal

At this moment I can't imagine this thing happening to me. Thanks for sharing your success story. You inspire me in every aspects.


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onlinecashdigest 4 years ago from Manila, Philippines

Are you a Pinoy too? You are my idol here...you have provided me lots of insights! I am from the Philippines and would like to earn an income here at hubpages by following your tips.


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dipless 4 years ago from Manchester

Congratulations on those page views that is an impressive accomplishment, now to try and replicate that month and improve. Reddit has never done much for my traffic, maybe 10-15 early on then nothing. I guess nothing has really struck a chord there yet. But backlinks are backlinks. Thank you for sharing your success, helps drive me onwards.


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WD Curry 111 4 years ago from Space Coast

Okay, I asked a dumb question. Your earnings are listed in the first chart. $100 for 200 hours of work (minimum). Actually, that includes hubs you had already published as well, not to mention the time spent on forums and gathering followers by reading their hubs.

You can do better financially by spending the same amount of time collecting aluminum cans from the side of the road.


Arlene V. Poma 4 years ago

Oh, WD! That's a lot of aluminum cans! I would be competing with the folks who need the money. When I had my last online project at $10 per 300 words, I was thinking of getting cozy with the manager of the McDonald's down the street or applying for Wal-Mart's Official Greeter position. I thought about this as I wrote away into the night for 7 months. But ask my hubby, my family and my friends. I would not last a day in these jobs because I would be tormenting these poor customers and guests.


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alocsin 4 years ago from Orange County, CA Author

Oo, Pinoy rin ako.


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alocsin 4 years ago from Orange County, CA Author

Well, the quick answer, WD Curry 11, is that I like writing. I don't like collecting aluminum cans from the side of the road.

But you raise a good point, though some of the assumptions are incorrect.

It doesn't take me an hour to write a hub. Some hubs take far longer and some hubs take far longer. I'll say my average is closer to half an hour per hub. That may seem fast to you, but as a former tech writer who had to write 1,000-page manuals to deadline, I can say that speed is fairly typical in the profession.

You're also assuming that $100 is all I've earned from those hubs. I've earned money from the previous hubs in previous months, and will continue to earn money in future from these current hubs. Even if I didn't write another hub. As an external example, I have online articles that I wrote five years ago that continue to bring in money, even though I haven't touched them in all that time.

I think this is also a foundation. Many of my hubs are increasing in traffic and income as the months pass. So I think 200 hubs and $100 a month isn't much now, but it's simply acting as a foundation for better earnings.


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RTalloni 4 years ago from the short journey

Well-done and interesting. Thanks much for sharing about your best hub month and what you've learned by getting there.


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miss shelia 4 years ago from Ferndale, Wa.

Nice job, thanks for the great advise!


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alocsin 4 years ago from Orange County, CA Author

Thanks for stopping by.


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WD Curry 111 4 years ago from Space Coast

Arlene V. Poma - I have my eye on that greeter job.

alocsin - I guess you make that keyboard smoke. I have average to below average speed, but I don't think that is the issue. I am learning a bit about links and referrals around here, and am appreciative of all of the info that folks like you have provided. My experience has been in print where you get paid by the word, and the publisher worries about marketing. I am still green. At my age, it is good to feel new.

I hear you. The hubs have a long shelf life. I see the possiblities. Thanks for your explanation and your patience. Keep smiling!


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PDXKaraokeGuy 4 years ago from Portland, Oregon

very helpful, alocsin, and I'll be checking out more of these hubs. Congratulations on all your success!


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davenstan 4 years ago

Again....another great and useful hub. Voted up and useful!


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rajan jolly 4 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

Excellent stuff, Aurelio. You amaze me with your informational hubs. I always learn a lot from you.

Thank you for sharing such amazing information.


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James A Watkins 4 years ago from Chicago

This is amazing! What an explosion of hits for you. Three Hubs a day!? Wow. You are a hard worker. So, you deserve this great success.


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LVidoni5 4 years ago from Portland, Oregon

You've got some great hubs. Thanks a lot this is really helpful!


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formosangirl 4 years ago from Los Angeles

Alocsin, you are definitely a master of Hubpages. Thanks for sharing this information. Voted Up and Awesome.


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alocsin 4 years ago from Orange County, CA Author

Thank you formosangirl. Flattery will get you everywhere with me.


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thost 4 years ago from Dublin, Ireland

When it comes to SEO I am on thin ice, it seems the rules are changing all the time. They make the money. But you are on the money when you say “quality writing with useful information” is the way. That means we have to do some hard work. Great Hub, vote up.


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alocsin 4 years ago from Orange County, CA Author

Well, I'm just learning about SEO myself, but eventually we'll both get a handle on it.


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honeybee2u 4 years ago from PNG

Excellent hub and thank you for sharing.


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thumbi7 4 years ago from India

This hub is very inspiring and will be useful for anyone who is trying to improve pageviews and income.

Thanks for SHARING:)


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Trsmd 4 years ago from India

Very nice bio and I fo about your performance here in Hubpages. The earning has just started here in Hubpages I think. Wish you a happy earnings and much more climbing to reach. Thanks for sharing.


Indigital 4 years ago

Nice, in the past 30 days I've made 80,000 views!


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jeyaramd 4 years ago from Mississauga, Ontario

Congrats. This is definitely a milestone. Your doing an awesome job. It shows that being persistent and staying within your strategy is great practice. Its also good to be open to new avenues of promoting your hub. Thanks for sharing this hub and encouraging the rest of us to do our best. When we do our best we set a great example for others that they can too. Thanks also for being so kind as to share your statistics and tips on how we can also do well on HP. You have a great spirit. Hope to see more accolades down the road. Congratulations again on a job well done. Voted up.


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alocsin 4 years ago from Orange County, CA Author

Congrats. Why don't you write a hub about it and let us know how you did it.


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alocsin 4 years ago from Orange County, CA Author

Thanks. Others have shared their statistics, which I've found useful. I'm just returning the favor.


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Cyndi10 4 years ago from Georgia

You are awesome to share in such detail. It is very helpful to know just what level you have to take your writing to in order to be successful. So well written and explained.Thank you!


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alocsin 4 years ago from Orange County, CA Author

A lot of people have shared their stats. Happy to do the same.


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jellygator 4 years ago from USA

Great hub, like all that I've read from you. You asked if anyone understood the difference between hubpages and alocsinhubpages sources of traffic. I believe the difference is whether traffic resulted from the hopper or from someone who found your page (first traffic source) and went on to read another of your hubs directly from your first hub or your profile.


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alocsin 4 years ago from Orange County, CA Author

Thanks jellygator. But I guess I didn't know if these figures also included my own visits to and from my alocsin.hubpages, and how to sort them out.


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cebutouristspot 4 years ago from Cebu

Wow 31,000 page view :( How I wish I have that much. :D Well you deserve it alocsin you write very fine hub.


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Kris Heeter 4 years ago from Indiana

Very useful - as a math and science kind of girl, I love the statistics you include in your hubs!

I will share this hub with my followers:)


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moonlake 4 years ago from America

Good for you. It looks like you have worked hard at your hubs. We use to live in Orange County, CA in the city of Orange. Many years ago. Congrats again.


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jainismus 4 years ago from Pune, India

Congratulations for your achievement. This Hub will inspire other Hubbers, thank you for sharing the information. Voted up and shared.


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PaulGoodman67 4 years ago from Florida USA

Well done! I enjoy reading your hubs. Although when you talk about writing more and more hubs each day, I do worry that you might sacrifice quality in the desire for quantity.


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Happyboomernurse 4 years ago from South Carolina

It's obvious that you are putting a lot of effort into your Hubs and that you are starting to see amazing change in the number of views from different sources.

I like the attitude that you have of taking time now to build a solid foundation so that in the future your income will continue to be generated from previous as well as new hubs.

Voted up, useful and interesting. Thanks for sharing this detailed information.


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kikalina 4 years ago from Europe

Congrats for the traffic. I am surprised at the low googleadsense earnings. Any thoughts on that?


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rlaha 4 years ago from Spartanburg, SC

Congratulations on your traffic! I hope you continue to get more an more viewers to your sites :). Voted up, interesting, useful and shared with my followers.


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editorsupremo 4 years ago from London, England

Congratulations, that's an amazing hit rate.You are obviously working hard to keep up the momentum!! Voted up.


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rob_allen 4 years ago from MNL, PH

Good job man! Congratulations for your achievement. I know one day, I will also get great traffic for my hub. I am so inspired! BTW, i noticed that you have high traffic from reddit. So, does it validate that such site is a good site to submit links and earn good traffic? :)


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LucidDreams 4 years ago from St Petersburg, Florida

Good job.....you write quality interesting and informative hubs. Keep it up and good luck to you!


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MarshFish 4 years ago

Excellent Hub, Aurelio. I especially like how you put the January statistics and breakdowns of the traffic sources in the Hub.

Marshall


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pinappu 4 years ago from India

Wow alocsin this is jolly good! Old chap you are going to be a legend here. Carry on my best wishes are with you.


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alocsin 4 years ago from Orange County, CA Author

That's always a concern, PaulGoodman67. Truth be told, I haven't even been writing everyday on HP due to some other freelance writing that needs to get done.


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alocsin 4 years ago from Orange County, CA Author

Yes, Kikalina, it's simple. When you sign up for the HubPages ad program, most of your ads are from HP, with just a few from Adsense. Hence, the lower Adsense earnings. If you don't sign up for the HubPages Ad program, all your ads and income comes from Adsense.


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alocsin 4 years ago from Orange County, CA Author

Yes, Rob, Reddit is a good site. BUT you have to approach it properly or you'll get banned. I wrote three articles about it which you should read if you're interested in posting on Reddit.


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alocsin 4 years ago from Orange County, CA Author

Thanks all for your kind words. But can anyone tell me why this hub has picked up views all of a sudden? It had an initial surge and then died down, and now the visitors are up again.


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alisha4u 4 years ago from New Delhi, India

Simply Amazing !! The way you made your presence felt..Great Work !!

I wish you All the Best for your future.... Share a few bucks with me, if possible.. LOL !! :)

Have a Good Day !!


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sgbrown 4 years ago from Southern Oklahoma

Great information here! There are many factors to getting traffice. I like the way you broke your information down for us. Very good information! Voted up and interesting! :)


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alocsin 4 years ago from Orange County, CA Author

If only I made enough money to share, alisha4u ;)


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Marla Rose 4 years ago from Aventura, Florida

Congratulations on your success! This is a very informative and useful hub for me since I am a new hubber. Your article will come in handy for me! Great article! Thanks for sharing your success! I voted thumbs up.


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fpherj48 4 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

alocsin....I can think of one thing to say....You deserve it because you earned it and Congratulations! Hard work and dedication (not to mention your incredible talent) pays off!


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alocsin 4 years ago from Orange County, CA Author

Thanks fpherj48. I hope to repeat the effort consistently.


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Karen Hellier 4 years ago from Georgia

Wow, this is amazing. Is this the only job you are doing right now? How are you writing 3 - 6 hubs a day? And where do you come up with the topics? I think I will give you the new nickname of "Super HubMan." You are my hero!!! Voted up and interesting, AND awesome!


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onlinecashdigest 4 years ago from Manila, Philippines

I believe that alocsin shall be able to have financial freedom and do other things with his time if he keeps the pace of writing 3-6 hubs a day.

With his sacrifice for it....will reap the rewards in a just a couple of months. :)


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alocsin 4 years ago from Orange County, CA Author

Thanks Karen. No, this isn't my only job. But I'm trained as a technical writer, and I used to writing thousands of pages quickly.


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alocsin 4 years ago from Orange County, CA Author

Flattery will get you everywhere with me, onlinecashdigest ;)


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shameerpa 4 years ago from Cochin, India

you said you are writing 5 to 6 hubs per day. How can you manage your time for this? any way your work spirit is fantastic.......


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alocsin 4 years ago from Orange County, CA Author

I was a tech writer shameerpa, and I used to write 1,000-page manuals in just a month or two. It takes a lot of planning -- I've slowed down considerably in the past month though, since I'm pursuing web projects.


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GDRshop 4 years ago

alocsin, you are a writing machine!


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ChristyWrites 4 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

Thank-you for letting us into the behind the scenes world of your hubs. What a great month you had in January! I hope that you are still seeing great earnings here, I hope to be at your level one day! :)


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Chin chin 4 years ago from Philippines

I wish I could write hubs as fast as you do and as much as you do but I'm not an experienced writer as you are. Thanks for sharing this hub and congratulations on your milestones. Keep up the good work!


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alocsin 4 years ago from Orange County, CA Author

Not writing so fast now, Chin Chin, since I'm working on another website. Thanks for stopping by.


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KoffeeKlatch Gals 4 years ago from Sunny Florida

Congratulations. You're doing a great job. Keep it up.


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dobo700 4 years ago from Australia

Congratulations on your success. I wish I had the time for that many hubs a day.


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Efficient Admin 4 years ago from Charlotte, NC

I just asked why Reddit why my posts were not showing up and the response from a Reddit moderator was that my only participation on Reddit so far has been to attempt to use it to drive traffic to my personal site, and that they are not a part of my balanced SEO breakfast.

Maybe I need to research more?


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alocsin 4 years ago from Orange County, CA Author

I have several articles on Reddit, Efficient Admin, that you may find helpful. But in a nutshell, for every link you post to your hub, you need to put at least 10 more that do not go to your hubs at all but go to useful places.


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Angela Brummer 4 years ago from Lincoln, Nebraska

You are doing great make a good mentor... So when I am able to work up to that many views I will still only have $100? Wow


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mattdigiulio 4 years ago

Wow, fierce numbers. Well done my friend. You deserve it!!


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techygran 4 years ago from Vancouver Island, Canada

Inspiring! The hard work and planning seem to be key... thank you for modeling those work ethics in a time when instant everything is considered the norm! Voting up, and adding to your stats!


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Man from Modesto 4 years ago from Kiev, Ukraine (formerly Modesto, California)

68 new hubs for $100.83 sounds good. That is $1.48 per hub.

I published 11 new hubs last month (May 2012) and earned $21.15, which equates to $1.92 per hub. That is with 5,982 views in the last 30 days.

My story is very similar to yours. I joined three years ago this month, June. I abandoned my account. I returned later and have been hubbing semi-regularly since October, 2011.

SEO has worked very well for me. I have an easy hub on how to use Hubpages tools to optimize: http://hubpages.com/t/2b913a


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Pamela Kinnaird W 4 years ago from Maui and Arizona

I am amazed at your energy and your ambition. I am also amazed at your knowledge of how these things work and how to show all of us the figures. Well done (and that's an understatement.)

Voting up and across. This has probably been shared just recently, but I'm sharing it again.


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angela_michelle 4 years ago from United States

Great Job!


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dumindu89 4 years ago from Sri Lanka

Great work. It's Inspiring.


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alocsin 4 years ago from Orange County, CA Author

Looks like you're doing better than me, Man from Modesto. And thanks for that link -- I did not know it existed and it is very useful. Recommend that everybody go there.


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alocsin 4 years ago from Orange County, CA Author

The top hubbers, Angela Brummer, get far more views that I do and make more money.


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alocsin 4 years ago from Orange County, CA Author

Thanks Pamela Kinnaird W. But the reason I know how a lot of this work is I read hubs by other hubbers who share a lot of their knowledge as well.


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CyberShelley 4 years ago

alocsin, Amazing and inspiring, thank you for writing this hub.


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poshcoffeeco 4 years ago from Cambridgeshire

I keep coming across hubbers like yourself with amazing stats and wonder if I will ever get to those dizzy heights of over 30,000 views in a month. At the moment I am lucky to get around 2,500.

I am glad to be following your success strategy.


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alocsin 4 years ago from Orange County, CA Author

Thanks poshcoffeeco. It takes time and effort.


Turkic 4 years ago

Nice statistics, be proud! :)


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healthylife2 4 years ago from Connecticut, USA

Very impressive numbers! Too bad reddit is no longer an option since you received many views from that source but appreciate the other suggestions like facebook groups. I never considered checking those out. Voted up!

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