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What proportion of your hubs make no money at all?

  1. Silver Rose profile image79
    Silver Roseposted 7 years ago

    Have been looking at my adsense stats, and I have hubs that haven't made a single cent, while others chug along nicely.

    At present, 52% of my hubs have made me nothing. I was just curious if this was normal. Are others experiencing the same thing?

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      prosperfarmsposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      my dear try pictures of stars like football players,singers like jackson

  2. BristolBoy profile image82
    BristolBoyposted 7 years ago

    Four of my hubs have earned me nothing so far, but 3 of them have been published in the last couple of weeks and two since Friday.

    1. HealthCare Basics profile image82
      HealthCare Basicsposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Congratulations, that's really great.....  smile

      1. BristolBoy profile image82
        BristolBoyposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Thanks.  I have found it very surprising.  Although I am yet to make silly money as most hubs have only had one or two clicks with low values.

  3. Ultimate Hubber profile image81
    Ultimate Hubberposted 7 years ago

    Not even a single one of them has earned me a dime yet.

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    badcompany99posted 7 years ago

    80 per cent of my hubs make nothing, makes you wonder doesn't it !

    1. Silver Rose profile image79
      Silver Roseposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Badcompany - you had an experiment to see if changing things on your hubs made a difference (I read your 100 hubscore hub about it!). What was the result? Did you increase the amount earned, did some hubs become profitable?

      I'm torn between simply shrugging about my non-performing hubs and concentrating on those that do deliver, and looking to tweak and improve the non-performers so they come good.

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        badcompany99posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        That one hub actually made me more money in 2 weeks than the others did in 3 months. I now only write about products that are popular on Amazon hence my Amazon ads or a good Health topic like losing weight or Calories. Most hubs written are just not going to make money. My last 4 or 5 all make money, my first 30 made damn all until I worked it out !

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          wordscribe41posted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Like Badco, so far only 20% of them are making me any money.  Strangely, I've been surprised by which ones have.  I sold 7 Amazon items in one day from one hub. Definitely, did NOT expect that.  A couple I've written for fun have also gotten clicks.  So, as much as I try to apply some science to it all, it can keep you on your toes.  I focus on writing about what I like with some keyword research to maximize profits.

    2. anime_nanet profile image61
      anime_nanetposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      You don't need that money anyway Johnny!


      As for me:

      20 of my 24 Hubs has earned me money... 2 of them don't have any adsense adds in them so it's 90%. Pretty good I guess. Also don't forget your "extra hub" - my profile page has also gave me some pocket change smile

      1. BristolBoy profile image82
        BristolBoyposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        I forgot about that.  I seem to get a surprisingly large amount of traffic to my profile page, even direct from search engines.

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        badcompany99posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Johnny always needs money and am always working on new ways. Ya know me, a pirate to the end smile

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    DarwinsLaureateposted 7 years ago

    None, I make a lil money on all of them for the most part. And if not, its still worth keeping.

    1. Ultimate Hubber profile image81
      Ultimate Hubberposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      You just joined Hub Pages 4 days ago. How can all your hubs already make money?

      1. girly_girl09 profile image76
        girly_girl09posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        If you do the correct keyword research, it is very possible to start earning money within the first day of publishing. As long as your hub gets indexed fast with google (a typical occurence) and your keywords don't have tons of competition but are searched for a lot on a daily basis, you will start earning right off the bat. It's not rare for some hubs so start earning $5 dollars in their first day.

  6. myra636 profile image59
    myra636posted 7 years ago

    Only one of mine has earned me any thing and that was from amazon I do not have an adsence acct. I got kick form adsence still am not sure what I did.

  7. Ivorwen profile image85
    Ivorwenposted 7 years ago

    About 50% of my hubs have made something.  That being said, the earnings are completely inconsistent.  I never know where my next clicks will come from. 

    Also, there seems to be no correlation between the amount of traffic a hub receives and the amount made on it.

  8. Cam Anju profile image78
    Cam Anjuposted 7 years ago

    30 out of 34 hubs have made something on Adsense, about half have made 20 cents or more and the rest a penny maybe more. smile I'm very pleased with my results.

    1. Ladybird33 profile image63
      Ladybird33posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Gosh, that is good, I make very little $$$, however, I did the recommended changes to all my hubs and it bumped my views up immediately!  Thanks to all that helped me!

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        badcompany99posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Just go for the right topics now my friend and the $$$ will slowly trickle in and note the word trickle but it will increase with time, good luck !

        1. Ladybird33 profile image63
          Ladybird33posted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Thank you Bad Co 99, really, I appreciate all your help...trickle is good with me : )

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            badcompany99posted 7 years ago in reply to this

            smile smile

  9. CMHypno profile image89
    CMHypnoposted 7 years ago

    Have only made a few pence thus far, so am not giving up the day job yet. So far have only written for interest, but might give writing a Hub purely for profit a go.  As I'm totally lost about keywords etc, my extreme ineptitude as I try to put one together will probably be worth a hub in its own right! lol smile

  10. Enelle Lamb profile image85
    Enelle Lambposted 7 years ago

    I haven't figured out how to separate each hub to see how they are producing - but even though I get a large amount of views, the click through rate is small.

  11. girly_girl09 profile image76
    girly_girl09posted 7 years ago

    I have about 20 that get no views, hence no earnings a day. I wish I hadn't spent so much time writing them, but it was before I started doing research about keywords and SEO! Luckily, my other hubs help carry the weight of these non-earners.

  12. relache profile image86
    relacheposted 7 years ago

    Right now I've got 135 Hubs published.  Since the start of 2009, only seven of those have not earned anything.  That's about 5% of my Hubs that don't earn, which seems pretty reasonable.  If I go back and include 2008, only four Hubs have not earned anything over all that time, again not too bad an amount of underperforming Hubs. All four are less than six months old.

  13. RedElf profile image85
    RedElfposted 7 years ago

    Was just writing to write, lol. Earning some money is good too, though, wink Have just started using keyword search tool and that has made a big difference in hub score, but where do I get info about how to tell which hub makes more? I check AdSense, but it doesn't say which hubs the clicks are form...or does it? Any help appreciated.

    1. Silver Rose profile image79
      Silver Roseposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Log into your Adsense account, and then click on the tab labelled "Adsense setup" and then on the sub-tab labelled "channels".

      Then click on "URL channels" and then "add new URL channels".

      Add the URLs for your hubs one by one. Adsense will then report on each channel, so you can tell which hub the clicks came from, from the date you have set the channels up.

  14. Misha profile image76
    Mishaposted 7 years ago

    All of them make at least some money. Some more, some less smile

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      badcompany99posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Just curious Misha as to why you don't write a lot more hubs, been meaning to ask you that for ages.

  15. Misha profile image76
    Mishaposted 7 years ago

    I am lazy smile

    On a second thought I may give a slightly different answer - I don't feel like that. If I feel like writing a hub, it does not take long, otherwise I just don't do it smile

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      badcompany99posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      That I doubt very much smile

      1. Misha profile image76
        Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        LOL I really am. smile

        But may be my second answer will make things a bit more clear smile

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          badcompany99posted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Yep deff more clear, sorry if I seemed nosey, was just curious.

  16. Misha profile image76
    Mishaposted 7 years ago

    No, I did not take this as nosey, no worries smile

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    Iðunnposted 7 years ago

    100% of my hubs make no money at all.  I think I hold the record for lowest earnings ever over 3 years.

  18. Pete Maida profile image61
    Pete Maidaposted 7 years ago

    I have never made a nickel on all of my hubs.  If it happens it doesn't happen in a hurry unless you are a really clever product placement writer.

  19. LondonGirl profile image92
    LondonGirlposted 7 years ago

    I checked my adsense channels. Of all my hubs, 2 have not made a penny. Several of the rest have only made a few pennies, but at least something!

  20. kblogs profile image77
    kblogsposted 7 years ago

    Actually none of my hubs have made a penny! I've been trying to ask hubpages about this since it seems strange to me that in the past week I've had about 100 page views and in the past 2 weeks I've had about 200. Sure, that isn't a ton of traffic, but it seems off that no one has ever clicked on any of the ads on my hubs EVER! Any help/thoughts on this would be greatly appreciated as whoever is supposed to respond to help emails by concerned yet dedicated hubbers is failing to do so.
    Thanks, Ker

  21. earnestshub profile image88
    earnestshubposted 7 years ago

    I just took a look at a hub of yours about adsense. It is long enough and has good info.
    I would suggest two things.
    1. Have a trustwothy looking avatar, no avatar= no point of trust.
    2. Break your text up in to more text capsules.

    I can't see much wrong otherwise, and your writing is fine....

  22. Drop Bear profile image61
    Drop Bearposted 7 years ago

    100% of my hubs don't make any money.
    Lucky I don't need any.

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    pgrundyposted 7 years ago

    How do you even tell which ones make money? I can see which ones get viewed, but I don't know how to tell which ones make money.

  24. LondonGirl profile image92
    LondonGirlposted 7 years ago

    In adsense, I have each of my hubs as a channel. So when I click on, say, "this month, channel and day" it shows how many page impressions and clicks each hub has.

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    Leta Sposted 7 years ago

    Well, some of mine make money; some don't.  What do you expect with a lot of poetry gunk?  wink

    I've been trying to package those a little differently however...And just write more prose-oriented hubs.

 
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