How To Make Money From Hubpages

What is Hubpages

I am writing this article on Hubpages, which is a free site where you can publish any article about any subject that you like and make some extra money for your efforts. there are six ways at the moment that you can make money writing on hubpages and the site owners are working on other ways to make money from your articles in the future.

The most frequent question asked by new Authors to Hubpages is, How do I make money from my Hubs (articles)?

The easy answer would be to say write good quality original hubs, do not copy work from other sources, and remember to join the affiliates or you will not make a single cent.

Joining the affiliates is a great start in your money making efforts but it is how you use the affiliates in your hubs that will make the difference between making a few cents in revenue and making some real money.




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Hubpages do not pay any Authors Direct

There is only one way to be paid directly from hubpages and that is by taking part in the Capstone Hubs programme which has a strict set of rules if you plan to participate in it.

The Money that you earn from hubpages comes from 6 different sources

Capstone hubs, Google Adsense, Ebay, Amazon, Kontera, URL Trackers.

All work in different ways and making money from each takes a little know how and common sense.


The 60/40 Split

Before telling you about the various ways of earning from your articles you should note that you will receive 60% of the money generated from the advertisements on your articles and Hubpages gets the other 40%.

This does not mean though that for every Dollar that you make you get 60 Cents and Hubpages gets 40 Cents.

The way it works is simple you have an advertising ID for each affiliate and Hubpages have their Affiliate ID too, for every 100 readers of your hub your Advertising ID will be on the ads 60 times and The Hubpages ID will be on the ads 40 times if an ad is clicked when your ID is on the page you will receive the money for it and if Hubpages ID is on the page when an ad is clicked they will get the money.

URL trackers give you a chance to earn an extra 10% of ad money but that will be explained more in the next segment.

Capstone Hubs Program

Capstone Hubs And URL Trackers

Capstone Hubs

Are the only way that hubpages will pay you directly but there is a very strict criteria to qualify for payment clicking the link it will take you to the rules of Capstone Hubs and tell you how to qualify for payment you can receive an extra payment depending on the amount of visitors that you receive in your Capstone series. you will also receive your normal advertising affiliate payments from your hubs in the Capstone Hubs Program.

URL Trackers

URL Trackers give you the chance to earn 10% of any new authors revenue that sign up through a special link that you can add to your blog or website if you have one you can add links to face book chatrooms that you use frequently or anywhere on the Internet where you are a member.

The new Author whom signs up to hubpages will still earn the 60% of their advertising revenue, the 10% comes out of the Hubpages share of readers.

If a new author signs using your tracker

60% of the ads will contain their ID.

30% of the ads will contain Hubpages ID.

10% of the ads will contain your ID.

The links on this page contain one of my URL Trackers which are very easy to set up and if you sign up for hubpages you will find a link to URL trackers on your account page.

URL Trackers are considered the best chance to make a lot of money through Hubpages, because the amount of people that sign up using your tracker can be unlimited.


Google Adsense

One of Hubpages affiliate advertisers is Google Adsense, probably the best known and most popularly used advertiser on the Internet.

Google adsense works on the pay per click method which means that if someone clicks on one of the Google advertisment links on your article then you receive a commission for it the pay out can vary from one cent a click to a few dollars for a click depending on the subject matter and key words used in your article.

Google Adsense is for most Hubpages Authors the best way to make money from advertising on the site, the more page views that your article receives the more chance that one of those viewers will click on the ads on that page.

Please remember that it can take up to 72 hours for Google to put ads relevant to your topic on your articles.

Making the Most of Adsense

There are millions of people out there who claim to be experts on Google Adsense offering advice and opinions on how to get more money from the clicks on your ads, what works best for me though is to go straight to the source, Google Adsense gives a lot of useful advice and tips on how best to use their services they even provide a service on which are the best keywords to use for the article that you write.

Remember that Google Adsense will give the best advice simply because they want to make money too.

Amazon Affiliate

Ebay Affiliates

Advertising With Ebay and Amazon

Ebay and Amazon both work in a similar way they have products to sell and if someone buys one of those products from the advertising on your articles you will receive a commission.

The difference though with Amazon and Ebay ads on your articles is that you get to choose where they are shown on the page, and you can get to choose which products to advertise too if you so prefer.

Making the Most of your Ebay and Amazon Capsules

The best way by far to make money from Ebay and Amazon is to target a product that they both sell and write an article about that product, once you have written your article you should visit both Ebay and Amazon and choose products that compliment your article to add to the relevant capsule.

You can choose to put a keyword in your capsules but that only gives you a general list of ads related to your article.

If you write an article on Singer sewing machines, people are visiting your page because they have an interest in Singer sewing machines targeting your Ebay and Amazon ads by placing Singer sewing machines on them, rather than general ads showing other brands of sewing machines, which can damage the earning capabilities of your article.


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Kontera Affiliate

Kontera like Google is a pay per click Advertiser, you get paid a commisssion when someone clicks on on of the ads in your Article, they payout though is a good deal less that Google but it is still a good source to make a few extra dollars every month.

Kontera ads appear on your articles on certain keywords of Kontera's choosing double underlined and when you move your mouse arrow over the words a relevant advertisment is displayed if the reader clicks on that ad, then you will receive a small commission.

Making the Most of Kontera

Targeting your article for maximum Kontera revenue is difficult because of the fact that they select which keywords from your articles are relevant to their advertisers, Kontera would do better if they shared some of that information with their affiliates.

Like Google Adsense the more readers your articles receive, the more clicks you will recieve.

 With all of my Affiliates combined last month my earnings from Hubpages were over $350.00 using all of the methods above.

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Moon Daisy 7 years ago from London

Thanks Jimmy, that's really interesting. I've never heard about Capstone Hubs before, so that might be something new for me to try!

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jimmythejock 7 years ago from Scotland Author

Thanks for your comment Moon Daisy, Capstone hubs are difficult but with a little perseverance you will do it, good luck.....jimmy

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Triplet Mom 7 years ago from West Coast

Jimmy awesome hub!! Way to put it all in a nice little package! I had not heard about the Capstone Hubs eiether. Thanks!!

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jimmythejock 7 years ago from Scotland Author

Thank you Triplet Mom good luck with Capstone if you decide to try it.....jimmy

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William F. Torpey 7 years ago from South Valley Stream, N.Y.

Good work, Jimmy. I'm still trying to learn about these advertisers. Your explanation is clear and helpful. Thanks.

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jimmythejock 7 years ago from Scotland Author

Thanks William I hope that it helps.....jimmy

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mistyhorizon2003 7 years ago from Guernsey (Channel Islands)

Very well explained and an informative hub Jimmy. Thanks

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jimmythejock 7 years ago from Scotland Author

Thanks Misty, glad you liked .....jimmy

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Bruce Elkin 7 years ago from Victoria, BC Canada

THanks, Jimmy. I was just about to ask someone to write this Hub. And you did! Very clear, engaging, and useful. Now bookmarked. Much appreciated!

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tonymac04 7 years ago from South Africa

Thanks for the great Hub Jimmy. I am still at a loss as to how most of these things workd but your advice will certainly help.

Love and peace


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agvulpes 7 years ago from Australia

Thanks for the tips Jimmy. I still can't work out how to find a particular item in Amazon. Can you tell us where to find the product number.

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rockinjoe 7 years ago from Standing right behind you!

Jimmy, another great hub. I'm definitely going to look deeper into Capstone Hubs. It's a program I believe I'd be interested in. Thanks for the info.

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Cris A 7 years ago from Manila, Philippines

thanks for sharing this, sure made a lot of things less Greek-sounding! :D

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Marlene F. 7 years ago from Richmond, Virginia

Great Hub for newbies like me...Thanks for all of your hard work!

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jimmythejock 7 years ago from Scotland Author

Thanks for your comments guys I hope it helps you all to make a bit more money from your hubs.....jimmy

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Gordon Hamilton 7 years ago from Wishaw, Lanarkshire, United Kingdom

Thanks, Jimmy. Some really good information here. Have never heard of "Capstone Hubs" - off to check it out now!

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topstuff 7 years ago

Well explained,thanks.I'm going to bookmark it.

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whoelsecouldib 7 years ago from Alabama

Great information! I have never heard of capstone hubs either. I checked it out. It says you need 15 hubs on a certain subject. Wow! For you more experienced writers with a natural talent, 15 may not seem like a lot, but 2 me...the thought of writing 15 hubs on 1 subject, seems very overwhelming and that might as well have said 100. I think I will go find out now how to get the URL to advertise hubpages as you mentioned. I did not know about that either. I love hubpages and I am sure others would too.

I use Amazon A LOT, but have yet to get a sale. Can not figure that one out. I think Amazon is great, but I guess people just do not want to use my links :o( I have also used eBay with no success either. It may be just because I do not have enough experience under my belt yet, but I refuse to give up.

Thanks for the lessons :o)

~Merry Christmas To All Who Celebrate~

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tnjman 7 years ago from Nashville, Tennessee

Incredibly informative article. THIS is useful information! Thanks. -- Jeff

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jimmythejock 7 years ago from Scotland Author

Thankyou for your comments guys, Ihope that this hub helps you all make the most of the advertisers on your hubs.....jimmy

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MR.SEO 7 years ago from Phoenix,Az

Great job. Your information explains a lot of the concerns people are having about "How To Make Money From Hubpages"

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jimmythejock 7 years ago from Scotland Author

Thanks MR.SEO, I hope that this helps a little to explain them.....jimmy

Anthony 7 years ago

Great Article, very informative and interesting...

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adrainsean 7 years ago

350 is a big number congrats on that.. is their promotion techinques you follow in particular??

richard simpson 7 years ago

Absolutely amazing the number of hubs you have, your latest monthly earnings and your hub fans. Please include me. If you would care to check out my hub pages, I'm a "newbie"I would be delighted. Thanks, Richard Simpson, St. Petersgburg, Florida

t08c15 7 years ago

I liked that information. It covers a lot. Thanks.

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jeffgadley 7 years ago from Dallas, Texas

Hi Jimmy, I am new to all of this and I found your explanations AWESOME! Now it all makes quite abit more sense to me. Thank you for such a powerful and informative Hub.

Keeping on Hubbing!

Jeff - Dallas, TX

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Christine OKelly 7 years ago from California

Thank you for the kick in the butt!! My Hubpage drives a lot of traffic... but when I created it, I wasn't really creating it for the purpose of generating revenue so never even put in my code (duh). I'd better revisit that!!

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roastedpinebark 7 years ago from Iowa

thanks for the info, im just starting off so it was good to get some things worded in other ways : )

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froggy15 7 years ago from Caro, Michigan

Excellent info. I stumbled onto hubpages a few short days ago with no clue as to the potential for revenue and frankly didn't really care. I'm re-thinking.

Thanks again, for the informative article.

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Wallpaper Queen 7 years ago from Malaysia

Thanks! jimmy, I was looking for this answer long ago. Now i got better understanding of it as I'm just starting off. great hub!

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mesmi 7 years ago

Thank you Jimmy. I think this is the answer i'm looking for. I hope you can help me more.

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nadim313 7 years ago from Kuala Lumpur

after 4 days in the hub i'm quite loss your guide me back at the right track to make money in hubpages

thanx for the very very very good hub

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ranked1 7 years ago from Los Angeles

great post

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Matrixkavi 7 years ago from India

cool hub

Articles Spinning 7 years ago

This is surely one of the most interesting hubs I have read, especially with the great content, Jemmy.

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livelovecoffee 7 years ago from Georgia

Great Hub!! I will have to try some of these techniques out to help me make a little more money in this awesome economy (sarcasm).

ezybuc 7 years ago from Hyderabad

nice post. could you also please tell how did you put amazon within the text capsule

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southerngirl 7 years ago from Mississippi

Wow! So many Hubs!I can only hope I would have that many after only two years! I just found this site today,I published one hub after working half the day on it (the other half spent trying to figure out the setup for ads !).This is a great hub, written in a way that even I can understand(LOL)! Keep up the good work(I think now I'll go check out your other hubs).

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dannykeyes 7 years ago

That is an excellent piece of advice. Thanks, Jimmy.

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fatuisred 7 years ago from Location is somewhere over the rainbow in Newark,N.J.

I new when it come to hubpage! thank you for the information

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knev1510rose 7 years ago from Mckenzie

thanks I was not aware of this money making from HUB page

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Camping Dan 7 years ago

Google Adsense revenue seems to have really gone down for many since the economy has gotten so bad. But lots are still saying good things about the Amazon program. Good luck everyone on getting a little extra cash from your work.

Jawad UK 7 years ago

Nice information. I have decided to creat a great number of hubs which will deliver best information and will definitly give me money :).

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ocbill 7 years ago from hopefully somewhere peaceful and nice

Good hub. You have good points. I read somewhere that sometimes people purport to be experts on adsense and other affiliate programs while in truth they are marketing false methods in order to further their advantage.

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Muntee 7 years ago from Maryland

Nice hub! All the affiliate information is confusing. I'm going to bookmark and re-read your information to see if I can figure it all out. Thank you for your efforts.

Have you considered a hub to help people step-by-step through the process?

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natia2105 7 years ago

Hi Jimmiy..the article was very informative..thanks..I'm a beginner in hubpages and this information will surely help me out..thanks again!

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Joe Sellers 7 years ago

Great job on this one. This is excellent information for everyone and not just beginners.

I look forward to reading your other hubs in the future.

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danoh123 7 years ago from MI, USA

This article shows great information! Thanks.

Sherry Balcom 7 years ago

Awesome I am new to Hub Pages and I have been wondering about the information you shared. Thank you so much, you cleared up my questions.

Louis Jeffries 7 years ago

Very complete. Thank you.

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crazymomma of4 7 years ago

Thank you so much for being so straight forward on this a newbie I definitely learned a thing or "3".

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vernon64 7 years ago

new to hubs. but hope to get the hang of it

thanks for your page

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writer83 7 years ago from Cyber Space

great hub :) fancy sharing how much you made so far ;) !

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jimmythejock 7 years ago from Scotland Author

in total I have earned around $5000.00 from my hubs writer 83 take care.....jimmy

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writer83 7 years ago from Cyber Space

Wow ! ! ! - If you ever want to share ;) lol

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indy cindy 7 years ago from Indianapolis, Indiana

So many helpful tips ... all rolled up in one very nice package. Well done ... and very much appreciated. I have bookmarked this hub and will refer to it often as I learn how to make my efforts here not only pleasureable, but profitable as well.

Shafi Choudhury 7 years ago

This hub has lots of good info! Thanks a lot for this!

arabian 7 years ago

The Idea of making money is the same no matter what kind of pages you are using. the only thing to make it real is focusing on marketing and effective marketing.

writing on hubpages could promote your own website and make money from your own website. ans so hubpage will be one of your marketing strategies

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beatlefan 7 years ago

That's a lot of information. I have only been a member for 3 days, it will take time for me to digest everything on this page. I'm sure all of this info willl be a big help.

Thanks Jimmy!

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HHO2U 7 years ago from Mojave California

Awesome walk through of how it all can be put to work for us.

I'm sure I will have to come back to get it all.

Thanks Jimmy

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Mezo 7 years ago from Egypt

This is one great article and im willing to link to it in one in my hubs...thnx a lot

Just a question : How much have you earned from hubpages in adsense? im just curious, for me i've earned nothing, im really lazy and i fell in love with hubpages and not really considering making money, im just enjoying being here....but if it's possible, it may be a good motivation :)


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SweetiePie 7 years ago from Southern California, USA

The perfect hub for those signing up with hubpages. Thanks for providing some great information for newbies to the site.

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Jennifer C. 7 years ago from Cleveland, Ohio

Good post. I am new and looking for ways to generate a little extra cash. Trying to find ways to bring traffic to my site though..any insight?

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stephhicks68 7 years ago from Bend, Oregon

Jimmy - you are one of my HubPage heros and the first person that I looked to a year ago when it comes to earning money here and elsewhere on the Internet. Great post!

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ajcor 7 years ago from NSW. Australia

great information jimmy the Jock - will delve deeper into whatever it is I am meant to be doing to generate that elusive income- cheers and thanks

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RiaMorrison 7 years ago from Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

Excellent advice. I can't say that I realized just how the keywords themselves affected the Google Ads. I knew they had an influence, of course, but not such a direct one. Thanks for the excellent and informative Hub.

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Die'Dre' 7 years ago from The Great Pacific Northwest

Your hub is very clear and concise with a lot of good information. I see there are many things I could do to generate a few dollars. Thanks for pulling together all the pieces to the hubpage puzzle.

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Dave82689 7 years ago from Valdosta, GA

Great hub here man! So really nice tips on how to increase your cash flow here with good'ole Hubpages, thanks for the hub, really jam packed with some great information!

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RVilleneuve 7 years ago from Michigan

Thank you for this information. I will put it to good use!

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Consumer Guard 7 years ago from New York, New York

great info about Hubbing. I want to make the most out of my experience here while I help others brand their business. I had never heard of capstone hubs before.

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bgamall 7 years ago from Las Vegas, Nevada

Good info.

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Carl Kay 7 years ago from UK

Thanks for the imformation its very useful and detailed everyone could do with tips to earn a little extra.Thanks

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KVVK 7 years ago

Great info. Thanks for the explaiantions.

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All About Marriag 7 years ago from United States

Very useful information for a new hubber. Thank you.

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SeanA 7 years ago from Utah, United States

thanks for the great words of wisdom and advice for this new Hubber, Sean

multimastery 7 years ago

Great money-making tips Jimmy! I can see how writing around a specific Amazon or Ebay product can increase result$

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venus_smileygal 7 years ago from Philippines

Hi there! Thanks for the tips... very useful!

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thejimster 7 years ago

Hmmmmmmm. Let me give it a try then ;)

asupport 7 years ago

Mamking goof Money from Hubs is hard, but not imposible.

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easegiri 7 years ago from Bangalore

Capstone hubs is a new thing for me. What if a story is written chapter wise and is linked? Whether this will come under Capstone hub.

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bloreguy15 7 years ago from Bangalore

Hi JIMMY thanks a lot for giving so much info about HUB PAGES & making revenue . I also wanted 2 know how come Google is displaying ads in my profile & in the hubs i have published with out my application not accepted for it is not active for 6 months ?

Marie Steris 7 years ago from Mid-West

Thanks for the detailed advice! I am a noob, so I can definitely use it!

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katrina-nat 7 years ago from West Midlands UK

I fond this site really usefull, im new to hub pages and was doing it ust for fun and something to kill the time if im honest , then i stumbled upon this make money from ads etc and of course who wouldn't b interested? your sites are usefull and informative and i can see why muy hubs arent gettin any comments back or very few visits even.... im clearly not interesting enough thank you for sharing yoru advice with us!.

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nikki1 7 years ago

Hi, Jimmy.. good article.. ur friend, nikki1 happy 09..

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lifeplus 7 years ago from Spain

Thanks a lot, great article, big one and very useful !

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Ms Chievous 7 years ago from Wv

40 Hubs later and i am still not sure how the affilates work. So can you have all three affiliates on the same hub page?? One day i will figure this out :)

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nimzo 7 years ago

Great hub. I'm definitely going to look deeper into Capstone Hubs. It's a program I believe I'd be interested in. Thanks a lot for the info.

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alexica73 7 years ago

Great info.

Can we use all of this ads on our hubes? Or only one of them?Tks

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PUJUNG 7 years ago from Philippines

Hi Jimmy. I signed up two days ago. There is a lot to read about HUB and I dont have much time for the mean time to understand every detail. I just have one question, I wonder how you collect your funds? Are they going to send it to your bank account? :)

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BillionairePro 7 years ago

Good timing and information. I thank you.

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Granny D 7 years ago

Thanks for the explanation.

I love Hub Pages and enjoy finding out how to make money!!

60% is a great percentage, most traffic exchanges pay quite a bit less, not to mention some of the ClickBank publishers.

And I now use Kontera on my blog sites, to increase my earning potential.

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Elizabethknows 7 years ago

thanks for sharing the many ways to make money with hubs! Happy writing to you!

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AutomatedList 7 years ago from United States

Wow, thanks for sharing such in depth information about this. I've been searching for info like this regarding hubpages, it's nice to get it from someone who is actually doing it.


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shangmelissa 7 years ago

With this article alone, I'm sure you are well underway

(How To) Making Money From Hubpages, indeed! ;-) Nice one.

nirajchandan 7 years ago

good to read your hub

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joyfulpraise 7 years ago

I appreciate your hard work and thanks for putting in the clickable links!

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ONetBusiness 7 years ago

Thanks, for writing this hub!

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Paula Andrea, MA 7 years ago from www.mode of cosmic

Wow. This certainly was a lot of useful information! The work you put into it shows. I really appreciate the information; since I am stumbling around, trying to figure the 'ins and outs' of this new way to commuciate. Thanks so much for putting it all together for us. It really matters. Best to ya...


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romance 7 years ago

hi, that was really very insightful article. online money making has now become a popular practice that has been attracting millions around the world. what could be the best way to earn some extra cash without investing any cash????

really great. thanks.

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JNFerree 7 years ago from Rancho Palos Verdes, California

This is what I call an INFORMATIVE Post! Well done | Bravo Jimmy!

Makes ya wish more people were as knowledgable and generous as Jimmy is.

Have to figure out how to link my FerreeCash system to your way of thinking.

See you on the other side,


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aikidk01 7 years ago

Great article!

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sukkran 7 years ago from TRICHY, TAMIL NADU, INDIA.

thks for the info about capstone hubs.

Simsys 7 years ago

Nice work mate... Thanks for the info about the hubpages...

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sputnik1156 7 years ago from Jammu India

fine hubs

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Kind Regards 7 years ago from Missouri Ozarks - Table Rock Lake

jimmythejock, well-written hub with much-needed information. Thank you. I will be referring back to it. Kind Regards

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feuersteinad 7 years ago from Buffalo, NY

Goon info Jimmy...Thanks!

Will 7 years ago

Thanks for taking the time to write this, I should do the same for what I do but I never find the time :(

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Kulsum Mehmood 7 years ago from Nagpur, India

Thank you for writing this hub. Just what I was looking for. Great info.

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Nancy's Niche 7 years ago from USA

Thanks for the great explanation on hubpages and affiliate earning options.

pachhur 7 years ago

thank you for your suggestion

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livelovecoffee 7 years ago from Georgia

This is one of the best HUBS I have come across. Always love to find new ways to make money.

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linzaboo 7 years ago from Seattle, WA

Thanks for explaining the way affiliate IDs work! I couldn't understand why the amazon links on my hub had the Hubpages affiliate ID in instead of mine, but now it makes sense.

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bgpappa 7 years ago from Sacramento, California

great information here. Thank you for taking the time to spell this stuff out.

AnupamaTripathi 7 years ago

Thanks Jimmy for explaining in such a simple and informative way!

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forexexpertadvice 7 years ago from Chicago

Jimmy, Great Article. Can You tell Us, How Much Money do You earn with Adsense Each Month. Just an estimate of how much money per Month is fine. It will be very inspirational.

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missymoo 7 years ago from Kent, UK

Excellent hub - I'm in your fan club now lol.

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Dolores Monet 7 years ago from East Coast, United States

being new at this (3 days) there is so much information my head is spinning. you've written 700 hubs? wow. more power to you and thank you for sharing. seems like a lot of work for $350.00 especially when some of the stuff i don't even know what your talking about. oh well, ill keep checking your hubs out because you give great examples to help newcomers understand.thanx, jimmy

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Dorsi 7 years ago from The San Francisco Bay Area

Thanks Jimmy- lots of great information here. Consider it bookmarked!!!

Thumbs up!

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Tom D Nolan 7 years ago

Thank you so much. This was my first stop when I stumbled across Hubpages. Without your help I probably wouldn't have stayed - and I would have missed out on so much.

aus 7 years ago

Thank you so much

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exions 7 years ago

Nice information

Mick 7 years ago

Thank you for great information. That's helpful for me

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sahed 7 years ago from Bangladesh

It is helpful

monika 7 years ago

Thanks you for information.

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letsmein 7 years ago from India

Thanks. This hub is very useful and informative. Can you please share some promotion ways?


Home Improvement Tips 7 years ago

First of all congratulation on your success in writing here. You have written this hub very excellently and the information and guidance are very unique and worthy. I also tried to get some bucks by writing articles on adsense sharing site like xomba. I will give a try to this site as per your guidance. Will you write an articles on ebay for newbies to earn some decent money from ebay without spending any money. I mean to say free way of earing from ebay. Thanks.

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patzz 7 years ago from Sri lanka

Greate tut jimmi you done a greate job congrtz

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JeoffreyPetty 7 years ago from West Palm Beach, FL

Wow great stuff Jimmy

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Five Elements 7 years ago from Hawaii

Cool. This is great posting. thank you

kshah 7 years ago from Ahmedabad


This is great posting. thank you.

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cutesites 7 years ago

Really great

kjhaveri 7 years ago from Ahmedabad

hihow r u ?nice hubs in your list

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sdorrian 7 years ago from Chicago

Thanks for this very interesting and informative hub.. Keep up the good work!

sodona 7 years ago

Hi this is interesting information

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supercibor 7 years ago from Dominican Republic

Hi Jimmy;

Thanks for the tips. I am getting some traffic to my hubs and a few cents from ADSENSe.

My goal now is how to increase the traffic to a higher level.

I am going try a new strategy.



hisham80 7 years ago from malaysia

that good idea.i love you hube.

Thank you for great information. That's helpful for me

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lonelyromance 7 years ago from Netherland


i was exactly looking for this type of piece of work on this extremely popular internet marketing website.

please continue posting these information so that we could get help from you.

kiba 7 years ago

Good Hup I am interesting your content.

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jailergirl 7 years ago from Louisiana

I'm new here. I used to write on Themestream back in the day, then moved over to epinions. Somehow my account got deleted and I had to start new. I haven't done this for a very long time; however, found the ad for hubpages on myspace and decided to give it a try - I joined and had no clue what to expect from this site and you have given me a lot of motivation here - Thanks for such an informative article.

newsworthy 7 years ago

This hub far outweighs the site thats charging $37 to learn how to hub. Thanks for the free advice.

mc hearing aid 7 years ago

hi i am new at this hub stuff, i would like to sign up for the capstone program that you mentioned in your article,could you please tell me what links orn web sights do i have to go to to make this happen thank you

mc hearing aid 7 years ago

hello my name is donald and i am new at this, i would like to start writing articles but i do not know where to go to sign up for the capstone hubs program that you talk about in your article, could you please direct me where to go ,thank you very much

loan modifications guy 7 years ago

thanks for this very informative post... very useful and i will give this a try!!!

ER 7 years ago

Great hub. Very useful information for newbies!

I was wondering though... does hubpages allow you to post up personal website url in the article. I recently created a website and I want to advertise my websites through bookmarking.

emma_xp 7 years ago

I am looking for ways to generate a little extra cash.thanks for great hub

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mayhmong 7 years ago from North Carolina

(Jaw drops)

Wow, that's more than enough info to get started on hub!? Thank you so much for pointing us out in such great details!

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barit 7 years ago from Russia

Thanks for the information! I the second year try though that that to earn in the Internet, but alas, while only one trifle. But I do not despond, I hope and I wait for the hour... It is ready to cooperation, at me a little thematic blogs....

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ThePartyAnimal 7 years ago

Thanks for all the great info

Phil 7 years ago

Really interesting Hub and one that has inspired my to sign up and have a go myself.


outdoorsman 7 years ago

hey thanks dud. good hub good info.

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ryan0257 7 years ago from Sydney, Australia

Thanx jimmy helped me with my understandings of this topic, great post.

victor123456 7 years ago

good information here

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Billsnetwork 7 years ago

Wow! Quite a tutorial on Hubs! I'm new to Hubbing and a recnet addition to the Network Marketing wolrd online. Hubbing is one of the great ways to start getting the "word" out and driving traffic to your business websites. Great job!

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JLPeterson 7 years ago from Phoenix, AZ

Thanks, Jimmy, I am still trying to figure out how to make money in here. Did you have any problems getting eBay set up? I am having a heck of a time!

ihunter 7 years ago

Great article Jimmy, it is very cool you could make money from your hubpage while posting, I had applied some technique. Thank you.

ihunter 7 years ago

Great article Jimmy, it is very cool you could make money from your hubpage while posting, I had applied some technique. Thank you.

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ubaidrehman706 7 years ago

Really impresive broo keep it up!!

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Singular Investor 7 years ago from Oxford

I don't understand why people use Kontera - don't forget their famous Clause 4.2 i.e. Catch 4.2 - if you make $5 or less in a monththey hepp it for themselves.

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Artist and Music 7 years ago from Michigan

Hello this is good what you are doing you really helped me out a lot thanks and MAY GOD Be With "YOU

Valerie C 7 years ago

Thanks for all the great tips!

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Ashxyz 7 years ago from In Corrupt Illinois haha

Very interesting ..thanks! Wow you have many hubs!

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denisewrtr37 7 years ago from Philadelphia

Great article. I still have not been able to get signed up with Google Adsense, Ebay or Kontura.



issues veritas 7 years ago

Talk is cheap and writing is apparently cheaper than talking.

Good deal for the promoters and not the writers.

Secured Homeowner Loan 7 years ago

nice post... i like this informative information of .... more post please... i enjoy reading this...Thanks dude...More money for us...

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SEM Pro 7 years ago from North America

Appreciate your hub Jimmy! Very informative and well written!

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SFD2009 7 years ago from UK

Cheers for the info. There is loads more to hubs than I first realised. I've been a member on Squidoo for a while and only recently heard about hubpages. It seems just as good, if not better

Deanoman777 7 years ago

Was just wondering if you have to have a paypal account to be paid.

spleswar 7 years ago

Very motive hub. I am new to hub pages. The first hub which I saw is yours. There is quality in your posts. Great work.

colon-cleanse 7 years ago

Nice lens,very informative,keep it up!

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edwinseow 7 years ago from Singapore

Hi, i am new to hubpages and this page is great information for me. thanks a lot

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linjingjing 7 years ago

How To Make Money From Hubpages

Funny article

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danjutsu 7 years ago from UK

Thats a lot of hubbing your doing Jimmy. Great article. Thanks.

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OceanZealot 7 years ago from Florida

Thank you so very much for posting this article. I'm still new to hubpages, but I feel that your advice this might not be too difficult. Keep up the hubbing, I look forward to reading more.

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jtpratt 7 years ago from MI, USA

Jimmy - you make no mention of how much money you make from your 711 hubs? I'd be interested in how much you get a month for all that effort.

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webwin 7 years ago from Honkow

Thank you for writing this hub.

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Herald Daily 7 years ago from A Beach Online

This is great advice. Thanks for spelling it out in detail.

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Lgali 7 years ago

really excellent hub

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Tracker Frost 7 years ago from Wyoming

Great Hub, you made a fan! I'll be reading more of your stuff, keep up the great work!

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JPSO138 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines, International

short but very informative.

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forlan 7 years ago

nice hubs i am interesting with making money

Easy money 7 years ago

WOW great hub loads of information very informative looking forward to more great hubs from you

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Gripe 7 years ago from Canada

Exceptional piece. I am new to this and have found this to be quite helpful. Thank-you.

chouchou 7 years ago

Thanks for the advice. Thanks again

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Andrew0208 7 years ago from Zion

Thanks for sharing. Excellent, I will read it again. Bookmarked.

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cashmere 7 years ago from India

Hi Jimmy, I joined hubpages more to make my online portfolio as a freelance writer than to earn money directly from it. Its taken me some time to realise that I might be making money here if I paid a little more attention to just what is going on. That's where your hub came in very handy. I'm gonna come back to it again.

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queen cleopatra 7 years ago

Thank you! I've been looking for information about capstone hubs for a long time. I'm glad I found your page.

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Avare 7 years ago

Thanks. Will look closer for capstone hubs!

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fayans 7 years ago from hubsphere

Yet another great tips, Jimmy. I'm yet to turn on Kontera on my hubs. Probably I'll wait till I get decent amount of traffic to new hubs.


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homes88m 7 years ago from North Adams, MA

very informative thanks

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bogleg20 7 years ago

Inspiring hub Jimmy. So far I haven't made much from my 20 hubs yet, but hopefully I will start to after following some of your advice.

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Matt Biggar 7 years ago from Calgary

Thanks for the helpful information!


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eways 7 years ago from London U.K

Hi Jimmy, I am a newbie at this but your articles are inspiring, specially this one, so thanks for the gr8 info

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James S. Thornton 7 years ago from California

I didn't know about the URL trackers yet. Glad I read this hub!

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kmackey32 7 years ago from Pittsburgh PA

Thank you, this hub was very interesting, I too have never heard of the capstone hubs and I have been here 3 months...

scheng1 6 years ago

Hopefully I can make a single cent from Amazon soon.

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jerrydel44 6 years ago

I would love to know how you get the amazon ads on your pages.

Great article though thanks.

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TnFlash 6 years ago from Tampa, Florida

Great Hub! Like several others here, I did not know about Capstone Hubs. I'm working to start getting extra money from Hubpages. This is excellent information. Uprated and bookmarked.

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andkarena 6 years ago from Edberg Alberta

Great Info! Thanks.

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JonBoy0311 6 years ago from Michigan, USA

Thanks for being clear about some of the things I was confused about. Being new I appreciate the info.

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gooadam 6 years ago from san mateo

The scale of pay from the advertisers varies greatly with the hub's content. The amazon shopping links work very well in product reviews but aren't going to have the same impact in non-retail diatribes.

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hoov45 6 years ago from Denham Springs, Louisiana

Thanks for the info Jimmy. I am trying to step it up a bit and am encouraged by your success.

FB Siphon 6 years ago

wow great info. I am really looking to start working with hubpages and you have provided great information which will help me a lot.

hubpageswriter 6 years ago

I read your profile and I'm impressed. This hub will be bookmarked, thanks for sharing this with us hubbers.

Amie Warren 6 years ago

Is this still the way they do the split, with their ads showing sometimes, and yours showing sometimes? I thought I read that had changed. Your hubs are very helpful to a new hubber. Thanks! I'm following you, hoping to learn more.

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belliott 6 years ago

Great wealth of information. There is a lot I need to learn. Thanks.

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patbess 6 years ago

Thanks for clarifying the secret on how to make money with hubapges. I am following your tips and hopefully start to see some revenue soon!

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triosol 6 years ago

Great Tips. Thanks for sharing your ideas with us.

Ken Moncrieff 6 years ago

To day I got lucky, I found your site. I was seriously considering giving hubpages the bums rush because of all the complicated information out there. It tells one so much and then leaves one floundering in the dark! Your articles on the other hand are clear - concise and make good sense and encouraging reading. I have decided to carry on! Thank you. And may your lumb reek.

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loka93210 5 years ago

very nice thanks a lot

TechTrendy 5 years ago

Jimmy, Thanks for the info on the URL trackers. I think it's time to get that little feature implemented right away!

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waystodos 5 years ago

good hubs ,thank you a lot

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smartlaw 5 years ago from Nigeria

Nice and very useful Hub, but my problem is the issue of the PayPal because I am from Nigeria and there is no way one can register for PayPal legitimately from here.

Hoping to hear more from you


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odihost 5 years ago from

Why should we make hub, while we can create our own site. Adsense on your own site should have higher earning than Adsense on Hubpage?

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Just Ask Susan 5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

Thanks so much I have learned yet more about hubpages from your article. I had never heard of capstone before. I do have a question for you though. Can you use both google and Kontera or do have have to stick to one? Right now I only use google. If you can use both can you use both on one hubpage article?

deepakkumaarr 5 years ago

This is interesting

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Helen Bolam 5 years ago from South Shields

Really useful information, notes taken. Great Hub.

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writer83 5 years ago from Cyber Space

Just flicked back to reread this !

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plkshooter 5 years ago

great hub, is there a way to personally choose the ads amazon would put up?

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stacebird 5 years ago from San Francisco

okay, so i know you wrote this forever ago but it sure seems to be helping people. thanks, it really does make a difference!

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boxxies 5 years ago

Thanks so much for the excellent explanation.


rajan jolly 5 years ago

hi, i,m new here and looking to learn all about hubbing.u have a great post here jimmy for the likes of me.will be following u regularly....thanks keep up the good work .best wishes.

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CJamesIII 5 years ago from Minneapolis, MN

I enjoyed reading your hub. What I am finding is that these "commission sharing" programs are designed to be confusing and for the companies to keep the bulk of the money. Who designed the 1000 per-per-click model? Probably google. Should be 100 per-click-model. Revenue sharing would be more fair. I just have not been impressed with ANY site yet.

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TiffanySprouts 5 years ago from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Very informative and thank you for taking the time to share this knowledge.

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alphagirl 5 years ago from USA

New to making money on hubs. Wow! Hope to get a grip on it. Thanks.

Margie's art 5 years ago

Wonderful information and I hope I get to make some money while writing about the things I like.

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adt719 5 years ago from Richardson TX

Very sobering to read the details of the Capstone Hubs program. Beware - you lose ownership of your materials. I'm not about to give up ownership of my creative writing and be limited from publishing in other places. Please advise if I misread.

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jimmythejock 5 years ago from Scotland Author

Hi adt719, all works that you submit to hubpages are yours you can remove or edit them at any time.....jimmy

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adt719 5 years ago from Richardson TX

That's what I thought until I read the details for the Capstone Hubs program. "AS in the case with Flagship Hubs, your series Hubs and accompanying Capstone Hub become the property of HubPages once you've been paid for them. You may not reprint or resell this content elsewhere. You may publish a short excerpt/teaser (a maximum of 3 sentences) on another site/blog with a link to the full Hub, as a way of promoting it." Jimmy, am I reading too much into this. I don't want someone else owning my original content! Thanks for the response. Alan

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htodd 4 years ago from United States

But Now all Authors are eligible for hubpages program

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hawaiianodysseus 4 years ago from Southeast Washington state

I like the fact that you are "giving back" to the HubPages community just as, once upon a time when you yourself were a newbie, others gave back to you. Voted up, interesting, and awesome!

rafat 4 years ago

this site is good fate of a person.

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Monis Mas 3 years ago

I have a question" Is there a minimum that has to be earned, before we can cash it? I have paypal, but I don't see a button anywhere on HubPages, that would say "cash it"...

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EndaMac 3 years ago from Belfast

Maybe worth pointing out that Capstone has been withdrawn if you click on the link. Some good advice nonetheless

Linda0011 3 years ago

really well explained by this hubs.Its very helpful for ours and beginners

and jobless persons . thanx for ur hubs.

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Rich W2K 3 years ago from Gold Coast

Excellent Hub. A ton of useful info on here for a newbie like myself. Thanks for sharing your earnings too. $350 a month sounds pretty good to me from using these sources.

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epbooks 3 years ago from Las Vegas, NV

Good advice. Going to be using this as a guideline. Thank you!

mikeydcarroll67 15 months ago

I think it's important just to keep at it. There are a lot of ways to compound what you earn on the site, it just takes a lot of time to get it going.

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