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I check my Adsense account more often than I eat my meals! Do you?

  1. lady rain profile image85
    lady rainposted 5 years ago

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    Clicks comes in when I least expect them to. The only way to find out if I have earned anything is to keep checking my google adsense account.

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      Suramya.Kposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I have my AdSense account opened in another tab all the time.

      1. LeslieAdrienne profile image81
        LeslieAdrienneposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Good idea... I am going to do that also

      2. Evan Hutchinson profile image80
        Evan Hutchinsonposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Ditto. Even though I try to only hit reload every so often or so, but that usually doesnt work either

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          Suramya.Kposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          And open it in my Opera mini mobile phone browser all the time as well!

    2. 2besure profile image83
      2besureposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      So often, it's embarrassing! I watch it like the stock market, if I had any stocks!

      1. lady rain profile image85
        lady rainposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        lol

    3. Neerizzle profile image86
      Neerizzleposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I check once or twice a day unless I get unusually high traffic. Usually nothing to get excited about though sad

    4. Ky Cardinal profile image82
      Ky Cardinalposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I just want to see a little earning to feel like I have things set up right since I am new, but I do check alot.  Maybe I need to write on some other subjects?

    5. Kim Cantrell profile image60
      Kim Cantrellposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I used to do this.  Now I make myself check only on Wednesdays.  Nothing special about the day, it was just the day I decided to break my addiction. smile

  2. Victoria Lynn profile image88
    Victoria Lynnposted 5 years ago

    I'm just wondering how your hubs get to where they get Google Ads clicked on? All my cents per day is mostly through hubAds.....Just curious!

    1. lady rain profile image85
      lady rainposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Victoria, most of the clicks came from the top hubs that have the most traffic. I get quite a lot of traffic from yahoo and bing searches for some reason, but less from google.  I also shared my hubs on facebook and twitter.

  3. habee profile image91
    habeeposted 5 years ago

    Yes, I have Adsense OCD. lol

    1. lady rain profile image85
      lady rainposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Is that obsessive compulsive disorder or rather, obsessive clicks disorder?

      1. LeslieAdrienne profile image81
        LeslieAdrienneposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        lol

      2. habee profile image91
        habeeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Both! lol

  4. Wazman profile image60
    Wazmanposted 5 years ago

    I used to be fanatic, but know I don't even check once a month.
    I'm almost surprised when the checks arrive.

    1. diogenes profile image81
      diogenesposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      No!  I hear my denture clicking much more regularly than my adsence sales notifications!   Bob

      1. LeslieAdrienne profile image81
        LeslieAdrienneposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        lol

  5. viryabo profile image86
    viryaboposted 5 years ago

    Well since i eat only 2 times a day, and check my adsense about 2 DOZEN times a day. I guess i do too lol

  6. Uninvited Writer profile image84
    Uninvited Writerposted 5 years ago

    I check maybe twice a month.

    1. LeslieAdrienne profile image81
      LeslieAdrienneposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I want to be like you when I grow up..... cool

  7. LeslieAdrienne profile image81
    LeslieAdrienneposted 5 years ago

    I check my stats and comments every 5 minutes... I need deliverance!

    1. lady rain profile image85
      lady rainposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Wow, you won't have time to eat.

  8. Cagsil profile image60
    Cagsilposted 5 years ago

    If you continue at pace with your titled statement, then you will end up making yourself sick. hmm

    I check my account daily, but it doesn't take precedent over other tasks. wink

  9. Richieb799 profile image64
    Richieb799posted 5 years ago

    I used to check a lot, even on my mobile phone..at the moment because traffic seems to be consistent and earnings the also..I usually check about 3-4 times a day.

  10. jean2011 profile image80
    jean2011posted 5 years ago

    I check maybe once in a week.

  11. forall profile image56
    forallposted 5 years ago

    I have no hope that I earn anything so I rarely check and I always find 0 big_smile

  12. freesale profile image60
    freesaleposted 5 years ago

    I keep it open in another browser so I can quickly alt+tab and ctrl+r

    1. lady rain profile image85
      lady rainposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Good idea, I am going to do the same from now on wink

  13. jcmayer777 profile image79
    jcmayer777posted 5 years ago

    I've been writing online for a few years now and I suspect I've checked my earnings about 10,000 times.  From the time I started out making a few cents here and there to now, where I'm making a living wage with adsense, I am constantly checking the earnings for the day. It has never gotten old and I doubt it ever will.

    That said, I am able to turn it off when needed.  For example, if I go on vacation with my family, I refuse to even logon to a computer, let alone check my earnings.

  14. RichFatCat profile image89
    RichFatCatposted 5 years ago

    I'm like a daytrader...I check it every few minutes.....  That money in the AdSense account is cash money and I don't care if it's two cents today or three dollars in a month. 
    That money is mine.  My websites have inspired someone to purchase something and Google has thanked me for that service.

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    lscriptposted 5 years ago

    I can live without eating food.. but cant control accessing my adsense account

  16. Lisa HW profile image82
    Lisa HWposted 5 years ago

    For me it depends on how much other stuff I have to do.  If I don't have much to do, and I'm just wasting time on the Internet (which is usually on here, the forums), I'll go back and forth between Ad Sense and the different e.mails and whatever else might have changed in the last ten minutes.  Even if I have stuff to do (as opposed to either not much to do, or else the need to get away from the stuff I have to do), and I see something like higher earnings early in the day, I'm more likely to pop back on more often throughout the day to Ad Sense to see if it still keeps going up.

    Today, a rainy, post-holiday/pre-"resuming-normal-life" day, I've just done nothing but waste the day, fooling around on here - checking traffic, checking earnings, checking e.mails, etc. etc.  (I feel guilty and lazy, but it's been kind of good.  big_smile)  What's also kind of (very) good about this wasted day is that I'm 1.47 away from a $25 day, which is highest post-Panda (if I can share my personal bright spot of a dreary day).  The bad news is it's 2:54 a.m. (6 minutes 'til the Google day ends).  I don't think I'm going to make it.  mad  mad

    (P.S.   Nope.  Didn't make a cent after 2:56 a.m.   mad  )

    1. lady rain profile image85
      lady rainposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      With that much money going into your adsense, I too would stay up to count the clicks. But it is not happening to me so I'm off to bed before midnight.

  17. waynet profile image48
    waynetposted 5 years ago

    Nope! Every Sunday all my stats get checked and I write my weekly earnings down so I know what to beat and aim for....

    1. Lisa HW profile image82
      Lisa HWposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Well, that's very self-disciplined of you.   I'm impressed.   smile   I spend a good chunk of my days at the computer (whether working or on here or doing personal stuff).  It's pretty hard for me not to start looking around for "what's happening" somewhere.  lol

      1. lady rain profile image85
        lady rainposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Same here, I eat and sleep next to my computer big_smile

      2. waynet profile image48
        waynetposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        I used to be the daily or 5 minute stat checker but it just became an uproductive experience and I save time when checking them all one day a week....now if only I could do the same with emails lol big_smile

  18. Adventure Colorad profile image88
    Adventure Coloradposted 5 years ago

    I don't get regular clicks, so my earnings don't change much, but I still frequently find myself checking it a couple times a day.

  19. melpor profile image89
    melporposted 5 years ago

    I check my Google Adsense and other statistics everyday. This help me determine which direction I should be going in to maximize my earnings. For instance, my traffic has been trending slowly upward for the last couple months and now I am expecting to see more clicks pretty soon.

    1. lady rain profile image85
      lady rainposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I get more clicks now but the cost per click seems to pay less though sad

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        Suramya.Kposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Same problem here. I got 6 times less paying clicks today on the same hub I got clicks a few days back. May be advertisers are running away!

  20. thooghun profile image86
    thooghunposted 5 years ago

    I confess that Adsense is my browser startpage.

    Nuff' said.

    1. Adventure Colorad profile image88
      Adventure Coloradposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      That way you don't have to say you check the stats every so often, it just happens naturally, clever.

  21. jonte2020 profile image61
    jonte2020posted 5 years ago

    I've just started hubbing, but my opinion is that if you write good articles - more people will read it - you will get more traffic - more AdSense money! Each article should be filled with quality, it's not quantaty that matters!

    Although, I'm hoping that I someday will earn a a few extra bucks here and I understand that I'm also going to be eager to log on to AdSense.

    1. Evan Hutchinson profile image80
      Evan Hutchinsonposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I did for awhile, then it went to 2-3 times a day. Now, I do it yet again, due to other projects I have in the works that I'm trying to keep up on.

    2. Nexusx2 profile image60
      Nexusx2posted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I have been on hubpages for awhile.. no clicks. Maybe I haven't produced enough quality. Or the fact that I'm never active in hubpages.

  22. KarlaMuir512 profile image60
    KarlaMuir512posted 5 years ago

    I'm new to this so I check it often even though I know there's no actual difference from I when checked 5 minutes before.

    1. lady rain profile image85
      lady rainposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Don't give up, I got some clicks on adsense during my first week with hubpages wink

      1. KarlaMuir512 profile image60
        KarlaMuir512posted 5 years ago in reply to this

        I won't because I'm liking it. I just gotta figure what exactly to write about and taking the time to do it.

  23. relache profile image88
    relacheposted 5 years ago

    I check once a day usually, sometimes skipping a few days if I'm busy, and when I'm traveling, I might not look at stats for a week or two in those instances where I'm without internet connectivity.

  24. Lady_E profile image82
    Lady_Eposted 5 years ago

    I'm smiling at you Lady Rain.

    When I started on Hubpages, I checked my Adsense every hour and there was harldly anything there. I got fed up and didn't check for days, then when I checked the next time, there was some nice figures.

    It must be a science thing, money comes in when you don't keep on checking. smile

    1. lady rain profile image85
      lady rainposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      True, but it is hard not to peek when I am on the computer big_smile

  25. rebekahELLE profile image91
    rebekahELLEposted 5 years ago

    Maybe two or three times a week.. If I notice a number of red arrows and more traffic than usual, I'll take a look and check analytics.

    1. snakeslane profile image82
      snakeslaneposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I am new to Hub Pages and not signed up to Adsense yet. I've got part of the process done, but stuck on the Google part of it and afraid to resubmit in case it turns into a duplicate situation, wondering who I could talk to about this? Obviously I am a little confused about how to get started. Sorry to be off topic, but I would love to start clicking and join those with the OCDs!

  26. moiragallaga profile image87
    moiragallagaposted 5 years ago

    I'm haven't gotten into that stage yet, I just got approved for Adsense after over 2 months of waiting. Right now I have been busy focusing on fixing my site and hubs as its been over two months and I barely have visitor/s and zero comments, haha. Don't worry, when I start seeing those figures on Adsense I'd probably get obsessive about it too. smile

  27. Purple Perl profile image81
    Purple Perlposted 5 years ago

    I once did what you are doing now,when I began to write online. And was terribly disappointed each time. Then I concentrated on my writing skills and began building content,and finally began to see some results. Now, I check a couple of times a week.

  28. user999 profile image61
    user999posted 5 years ago

    Same here. I check it at least 3 times daily

  29. chicagoguy profile image61
    chicagoguyposted 5 years ago

    You can download a app on your smartphone to make it convenient for your to check !!

  30. bizwin profile image62
    bizwinposted 5 years ago

    I've not checked my adsense account for the past one week. I better go check it now.

  31. Pcunix profile image89
    Pcunixposted 5 years ago

    When it was making $20-$30 a day, I'd check it several times a day.  Now that it is $5 or $6 or less, I check once a day at the most.  It's not enough to care about any more.

  32. weezyschannel profile image86
    weezyschannelposted 5 years ago

    How the heck you make 20 to 30 a day?  I made nothing on my website in over a week. I make about 70 cents a week here.  I would love to know how to make more money on adsense if anyone can help   thank you

    1. Pcunix profile image89
      Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      You need traffic.  You need lots of high power organic links.

      My business website was once one of the most recognized authorities on an operating system that was used all over the world in many, many businesses, both large and small. 

      That popularity went away.  Not all at once, but it drained away steadily.  I still did well because I had branched into other areas and I still had those important sites linking to my older content.  That old link juice gave increased value to my new content, so life was still good.

      Then Panda hit and people started worrying about stale content.  I and many other site owners starting looking for "old and useless" stuff to get rid of.  Well, some those important organic links that pointed to my site were quite old and so were the pages they pointed to.  Quite a few of them either got deleted or changed to "nofollow" because THOSE websites feared Panda's wrath.

      My traffic got cut in half.  My PR dropped by 2.  My Adsense income plunged. 

      That's how you go from $20 to $30 a day to barely making payout.

  33. gabgirl12 profile image61
    gabgirl12posted 5 years ago

    I'm the same. But then again I've been getting active on the Google Forum's and e-mail some of the staff members there for more input. It's been a challenge to keep at it though. If it wasn't because I love to write, I like technology and I'm always tweaking my stuff, I don't think I would have gotten this far. You just want to absorb as much information as possible.

  34. ehow101 profile image60
    ehow101posted 5 years ago

    I am still waiting for my first click :-(

 
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