jump to last post 1-11 of 11 discussions (33 posts)

Not A Big Deal To Some, But Put A Smile On My Face

  1. Kangaroo_Jase profile image81
    Kangaroo_Jaseposted 6 years ago

    After two months on being here, finally got a full one Dollar day for all hubs from Adsense.

    The first month here, I made $0.07 on AdSense, my second month I made $2.87 on AdSense, bringing the total to $2.94.

    To put this into some kind of context, I have been on Squidoo for far longer and had around the same amount of hubs as I did Squid lenses, and made far less on Squidoo (Don't get me wrong Squidoo is a great platform too)

    But since I've been on HubPages, I have learn't far more about Hubs, Keyword research, backlinking, AdSense and Amazon and promotion of sites, than anywhere else.

    Here is to doubling that figure for month 3 smile

    Not a big deal to some, but it put a smile on my face.

    1. lorlie6 profile image85
      lorlie6posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I don't know about Squidoo's 'community'-if they have one, I mean-so I'm pretty happy with HP.  Making the big bucks?  Absolutely not!  I've made $10.55 in a year.  Pitiful, but money's not the reason I write, although I'm starting to learn more about the potential for income.
      I have a feeling I'll be receiving my first Google check when I'm around 60!
      (53 now! smile)

      1. Kangaroo_Jase profile image81
        Kangaroo_Jaseposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Lorlie,

        If you are only here to write for nothing but the sheer enjoyment of it. Then that is no less important to those of us who consider it a great way to make an additional income on the way to a full time one.

        So here's hoping I 'retire' from the workforce BEFORE I hit 60, (I'm a ridiculously good looking 40 now big_smile

        1. alternate poet profile image78
          alternate poetposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Income !!!!   who gets income !!!  by your calculations with Lorlie I should have enough to retire on when I am 194 big_smile

        2. lorlie6 profile image85
          lorlie6posted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Indeed you are, KJ! smile

  2. timorous profile image91
    timorousposted 6 years ago

    Way to go Jase.  Onward and upwards smile

    1. Kangaroo_Jase profile image81
      Kangaroo_Jaseposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Why thank ya kindly timorous wink

  3. profile image0
    pinkyleeposted 6 years ago

    Are you kidding me? I was excited to make my first 10 cent click lol ... I have basically made a buck a month if you average out what I have. It makes you feel good when you look and see that you have made a lil bit. I currently have 5.30ish in there lol

    Awesome job hun and keep on trucking.

    1. Kangaroo_Jase profile image81
      Kangaroo_Jaseposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Nope, not kidding, I have made a 4.17 hit on Xomba for an article, my single biggest AdSense click on any platform on the web, and never achieved that kind of hit rate again on that site ever. As a matter of fact, I have made an additional 3 cents on Xomba. But traffic is traffic...

      and thankyou pinkylee

      1. profile image0
        ryankettposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        I once saw a $7 hit from Xomba! My biggest single hit has come from Hubpages, it was so big that I doubt it will ever been beaten by me unless Inflation in the western world reaches Zimbabwe levels.

        1. Kangaroo_Jase profile image81
          Kangaroo_Jaseposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          I dunno Ryan, I think some hubbers here earn more than the GDP of say....... Uzbekistan big_smile , not including for inflation...........of course

          1. forties profile image59
            fortiesposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            This is an offshore Trucking jobs advert. Fortiesoilfields (UK) is currently seeking Heavy Truck drivers willing to work abroad on contract basis for 3 yrs term with relocation benefits and free housing to support the provisions of Jobs against the rising unemployment in the transportation industry. Send in ur resume/CV via email: jobs.fortiesoilfields@live.com

      2. profile image0
        pinkyleeposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        I was being sarcastic about you saying it may not be a big deal lol ... I think it's awesome that you are doing so well. My biggest hit was like 3 clicks in one day lmao o'well It's a good thing i ain't here for the money or I would be worried.. Anyway congrats on such a wonderful accomplishment

        1. Kangaroo_Jase profile image81
          Kangaroo_Jaseposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          HAHAHAHAHAH, laughing now for answering your sarcasm, with my sarcasm, and thanks again Pinky. The only hard part is I may need to write a hub on 'how to cure from writing so much, you now type with bloody hand stumps' big_smile

          1. profile image0
            pinkyleeposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            LMAO that is too funny. and somewhat true.

  4. profile image0
    Nelle Hoxieposted 6 years ago

    It's a huge deal and I'm glad you recognize that. When you start to realize that making real money online is truly possible, it gives you a lot of hope that you can have more independence and security in your life.

    1. Kangaroo_Jase profile image81
      Kangaroo_Jaseposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      It IS a huge deal, hence why I am smiling. To go from $4.20 over several sites (including Xomba, as I mentioned to pinkylee) in 12 months, to making almost double that in 3 months on THIS site alone, shows me that there are ways and means to do it on the internet, to provide an income sufficient for the security and independence that I want to achieve.

      That $100 hub is bubbling away nicely too, it may take some time, maybe a year or two, or longer but it will get there.

      I learn, I ask questions, I apply the learning and see what works and what doesn't. This is what I am finding is key, when I find what works, rinse and repeat.

  5. profile image0
    ryankettposted 6 years ago

    Oh a congratulations of course! Next step first payout, then monthly payout, then the world is your oyster!

    1. Kangaroo_Jase profile image81
      Kangaroo_Jaseposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      (says in evil voice) yesssss...... that will fit right into my world domination plans......... jking.

      Thanks very much Ryan. Thats essentially the plan for Adsense. Looking to get it right up there with Amazon sales too.

  6. wilderness profile image95
    wildernessposted 6 years ago

    Way to Jase!  Yes, it's a big deal - I'm about in the same spot.  $.02 the first month, but $1.60 one day this month and the last week have made something every day - up to $3.07 for the month.

    To me it means that I'm doing something right finally and time is on my side to keep growing.  Fun to watch, and exciting as well as scattered clicks come in.

    Now if I can just get off the adsense screen and keep writing... lol

    1. Kangaroo_Jase profile image81
      Kangaroo_Jaseposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Thankyou wilderness. I believe this is doing reasonably well, considering it is summer in the northern hemisphere, so most folk are out and about during the warmer weather (bloody freezing here today, grrr). I wonder if it will pick up a little more during autumn/fall in 3-4 months.

      1. wilderness profile image95
        wildernessposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Well, that's what I hear from the old timers.  In addition traffic should increase considerably with more aged hubs.  At least that's what I'm counting on! smile

        1. Kangaroo_Jase profile image81
          Kangaroo_Jaseposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Well.......I will end up with a heap to age 'nicely' in that case, written twice as many this month as I did last month.

  7. Jane@CM profile image60
    Jane@CMposted 6 years ago

    Jase, that is great!  Yes, it should be a big deal for you!!!

    1. Kangaroo_Jase profile image81
      Kangaroo_Jaseposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks Jane,

      It is, being an Aussie, was being a little sarcastic with the title smile

  8. lxxy profile image60
    lxxyposted 6 years ago

    AWESOME SAUCE!

    Here's a letter opener to neatly open the mail when Google's check arrives. smile

    http://lh5.ggpht.com/_BRMr2D3unLI/S-w41SEr0WI/AAAAAAAAAL4/28RnzFGH-kE/s800/bunnyletteropner.gif

    1. Kangaroo_Jase profile image81
      Kangaroo_Jaseposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks Ixxy,

      swap that Bugs Bunny for a Dingo that doesn't eat babies.......and I'm all set when it happens.

  9. WryLilt profile image86
    WryLiltposted 6 years ago

    You're already doing better than me in my first few months!

    I think my first 3-4 months here averaged 5-20c a month.

    Then I hit a $3 month followed by a $12 month and then went back down to $9.

    However this month I've already gone over $20, WOOHOO!

    So if we compare our data that means that by the time you get to where I am now, you should be making five times as much. big_smile

    1. Kangaroo_Jase profile image81
      Kangaroo_Jaseposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Well Lara,

      I may have had a slight advantage in that initial time frame of 3 months. I have read, digested and often go back to those Hubs written by the veteran Hubbers and at least attempt to emulate their ways. Have also been very active with bum marketing.

      Well done on the $20, is that from AdSense, or with Amazon as well?

  10. Money Glitch profile image87
    Money Glitchposted 6 years ago

    Congrats KJ and keep writing for more smiles to come your way. http://i43.tinypic.com/et709t.jpg

    1. Kangaroo_Jase profile image81
      Kangaroo_Jaseposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Noice MG,

      great pic smile

  11. Ivorwen profile image84
    Ivorwenposted 6 years ago

    Congrats! It is so exciting to be earning from something you enjoy! I am expecting my first adsense check any day now.  I think I am finally getting the hang of this thing!

    1. Kangaroo_Jase profile image81
      Kangaroo_Jaseposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Yeah I do enjoy it here, I have always liked to write and even had delusions of writing fantasy novels. Well, may get back to those novels......in a few years yet.

      So this site suits me and the way I like to write and present information for others. So I will be around for quite some time.

 
working