Is it true that recipe hubs donot help to earn much in HP? And I am with HP since the past two month and is it too early to think about earnings now?
It really depends upon the subject and how it is already covered online.
The main thing to understand about earnings is that it is based on impressions.
Most visitors come from search and the vast majority of those search visitors come from Google searches.
So the best way to get traffic for your Hubs is to do SEO research before you ever start writing.
The main things to understand about SEO is that you want to be competitive.
If you do this sort of SEO research before you create a Hub, then you can get an idea of how your Hub may fair in the search results.
The main thing to do to work toward more traffic and earnings is to continue to write high quality Hubs.
The more Hubs you have, generally the more opportunity you have to find readers and earn.
Do you already have an Adsense account? If you don't, then you can't earn anything yet.
If you don't have an Adsense account, you will need to wait 6 months before you can apply to Google for one, because you live in India. That means you can't earn from your Hubs for 6 months, I'm afraid.
That is true. I was rejected when I applied for adsense, but then I thought I should publish atleast ten hubs to apply for adsense, as I read so from learning centre.But does it mean I should wait for 6 months as I am in India?
6 months for Indian publishers is not a strictly enforced rule. Many of us have got an AdSense account much before that. Your one and only aim should be to add as many quality hubs as possible before applying for the account.
Yes it is a strictly enforced rule. If you are approved early, it may be because you haven't disclosed where you live, and that may backfire on you.
What will happen is that when your account reaches a certain minimum amount, Google will want to send a letter to your street address. If you give them a street address in India, they will realise they made a mistake in giving you the account, and they will close your account and ban you from getting another one.
If you do not provide a street address, you cannot receive a PIN number, and without a PIN number they will eventually freeze your account.
I mean no offense but it is not good to comment about something you don't have experience about. I know you are an old member of Hubpages but so am I an Indian blogger since 2009.
Though I am not active on Hubpages, I do spend some of my time on a website somewhat similar to Hubpages- Indiastudychannel.com. It is the only Indian website which has an AdSense revenue sharing account enabled like Hubpages.
Please check these:
http://www.indiastudychannel.com/forum/ … roved.aspx
http://www.indiastudychannel.com/forum/ … -unit.aspx
My account was also approved from the same website within a month after I made my account. Though that was sometime back, but if you have the content and the traffic then it is no problem getting the account approved before 6 months. Btw, I have received many payments till now, if my account was going to get closed, it would have happened long back.
Similarly, many other Indian bloggers I know have got their account approved before 6 months, have received payment and have active AdSense accounts.
@Nagalekshmi - It is up to you, how fast you can write in-depth quality articles. Write 15-20 such articles and apply for the account.
The 6-month rule has not existed forever - maybe you got approved before it was introduced?
I assure you it was there when I applied for it. I am one of those few people who actually find it interesting to go through the FAQs, T&C and Policies of a service before signing up for it
Did you go through the links I have shared above? I can share many others if you want but it would just be a waste of time for me. You can use Google to search for many more such threads. I am not a novice with AdSense Marisa, I will say it again, I have many such Indian friends who in the past year have got their AdSense approved much before the 6 months period and have received their payment without a hitch.
What I am guessing is that not all AdSense reviewers are aware of this rule as it applies to only 2 countries. So sometimes I have seen Indians sharing that their account was rejected with reason that their blog is not 6 months old but that has been very rare and if my memory serves me right, I think that count has been 2 since 2009. All other times reason of rejection was something else like bloggers of all other countries get. But those who do get approved have never reported their accounts being closed after address verification. This you can search with Google.
I will do publishquality hubs, and then it is google's turn to decide. But in this era, the place of existence should not be a matter. Thanks for your knowledge Ankitharrytom.
Have you owned your site for 6 months?
In some locations, including China and India, we require publishers to have owned their sites for 6 months. We've taken this step to ensure the quality of our advertising network and protect the interests of our advertisers and existing publishers.
Not really. My hubs are jus few weeks old. Good to know the reason but then adsense can work on it.It is not really wise to have a lengthy six month time span for new hubs and hubbers.
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