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HPads report still pending from yesterday:

  1. habee profile image89
    habeeposted 5 years ago

    Is it just mine??

    1. skear profile image90
      skearposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Nope, mine is also pending.

      1. habee profile image89
        habeeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Good. Thanks!

  2. WriteAngled profile image90
    WriteAngledposted 5 years ago

    Me too.

    I anticipate a higher CPM. I've noticed before these delays often occur when the CPM rises a little above its usual dismal level.

    I reckon someone somewhere is saying, "Noooo, do we really have to pay them that, please check it's not so!"

    1. wilderness profile image95
      wildernessposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      No, it's that little leprechaun at the end of the rainbow, yanking on HP's pant leg as they drag that pot of gold up and over to dump in your account.

    2. SimeyC profile image87
      SimeyCposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Nah - it's more like, 'we promised them higher amounts, but look what happened -you tell em, no you tell em - I'm not telling em!'

      1. WriteAngled profile image90
        WriteAngledposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        LOL!

  3. WriteAngled profile image90
    WriteAngledposted 5 years ago

    I was right!!!

    CPM crept up 35%, for me at least.

    1. SimeyC profile image87
      SimeyCposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      So was I  - impressions 0, earnings 0, cpm 0 - I'm hoping it's simply updating and hasn't got to me yet - otherwise I really am in trouble!!!

      1. rmr profile image87
        rmrposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Mine just updated to all 0's, too. I know that's wrong, because I'm in the middle of another traffic surge right now.

    2. prairieprincess profile image95
      prairieprincessposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      That's what I thought it must be, too. But mine is still the dismal 3.00 something. When HP Ads first started, my CPM was around 7-8 dollars~!

  4. habee profile image89
    habeeposted 5 years ago

    Same here 0-0-0. I know that's not right!

  5. Aficionada profile image91
    Aficionadaposted 5 years ago

    Mine's updated now, but there's still that irritating little asterisk (lol) next to the number.  Still, it's getting better and better.

  6. habee profile image89
    habeeposted 5 years ago

    I'm having the same problem today.

    1. Aficionada profile image91
      Aficionadaposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Me too, and I'm not so patient this time!  But if what WriteAngled said comes true this time, then I guess I will be happy for the wait.  IF!!!

  7. mymagicview profile image56
    mymagicviewposted 5 years ago

    My earnings are not refreshed from yesterday. That means, I am not able to see the earnings of last two days. I hope HP is working over it!

  8. emievil profile image79
    emievilposted 5 years ago

    I posted the same thread yesterday. I'm stuck with what I saw two days ago. I hope they can update it soon.

  9. Nell Rose profile image91
    Nell Roseposted 5 years ago

    Phew! Thought it was just me! I was just going to report this myself, and then noticed this! I can go out now without having palpitations! perhaps its because we have all earned so much over the last couple of days that Hubpages have gone into a swoon and need lots smelling salts under their noses!

  10. leahlefler profile image98
    leahleflerposted 5 years ago

    Same here - I have the same $ figure from two days ago. The money amount ends in 666, so I thought perhaps the devil did it! smile

    1. habee profile image89
      habeeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Scary!!

  11. Brie Hoffman profile image80
    Brie Hoffmanposted 5 years ago

    One day was bad enough...NOW going on 2 DAYS and I'm starting to get a little ANXIOUS!  This is the one thing I don't like about HP Ads..takes forever to see what you've made...adsense is practically realtime.  It's very hard on my obsessive compulsive personality! smile

  12. Mark Ewbie profile image83
    Mark Ewbieposted 5 years ago

    I never thought I would get agitated about a potential fifty cents.

    Hell, I'm not even American.

    Where's my money?

    1. Brie Hoffman profile image80
      Brie Hoffmanposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      lol

    2. Pcunix profile image88
      Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      But it's YOUR fifty cents.


      I prefer to look at it this way.  Earnings are not posting because they have been so humonguous that they have overflowed the 64 bit registers that hold them.  We are all going to be bazillionaires!


      Yeah, I know, probably not..

      1. Pcunix profile image88
        Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Imagine Paul Edmondson on the phone - "You are sending us HOW much???" as dozens of armored cars pull up to the door..

        1. Mark Ewbie profile image83
          Mark Ewbieposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Sounds good to me.

          Nice to see you around too.

          1. Pcunix profile image88
            Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Sssh.  Nobody is supposed to know..

            1. Mark Ewbie profile image83
              Mark Ewbieposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              Mums the word.  Keep it under your hat.

            2. wilderness profile image95
              wildernessposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              But they do.

              Good to see you back around, PC - I miss your posts.

              1. Pcunix profile image88
                Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                I spend my time being nasty on Gplus now.. at least there I can block and ignore people.

                All done here, take care.

    3. ktrapp profile image90
      ktrappposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Hahahaha. That's the laugh I needed today. Funny comment. Thanks

  13. ktrapp profile image90
    ktrappposted 5 years ago

    I'm just curious to see how I've done the past 2 days, as well. I've set a monthly goal for myself so I watch my daily average to see if I'm on track.

  14. Brie Hoffman profile image80
    Brie Hoffmanposted 5 years ago

    It's the first thing I do when I get up..check my HP Earnings.

  15. SimeyC profile image87
    SimeyCposted 5 years ago

    Looks like Oct 12 updated - and wow!

    1. wilderness profile image95
      wildernessposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Wow indeed!  I can forgive them for the wait. smile

      1. wilderness profile image95
        wildernessposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Or maybe not.  Now I've seeing no impressions for yesterday and no earnings.  No * either.  Hope it's an error of some kind.

    2. skear profile image90
      skearposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I agree, my CPM jumped significantly!  I'm not sure if that number is sustainable but I hope so.

  16. aware profile image71
    awareposted 5 years ago

    i got a message saying there is something very wrong with our server . yesterday

  17. ktrapp profile image90
    ktrappposted 5 years ago

    I now have earnings posted for the 12th and 13th and my CPM more than doubled.

  18. EmpressFelicity profile image81
    EmpressFelicityposted 5 years ago

    My HP ads stats from yesterday (Thurs Oct 13th) have come in. They're showing as $x.xx for 350 impressions.

    Given that my views for yesterday were not far off 1,000, something is a bit wrong here - 60% of 1,000 is definitely a lot more than 350!

  19. Aficionada profile image91
    Aficionadaposted 5 years ago

    EmpressFelicity, you may be absolutely right.  However, it's not actually a percentage of the impressions that we get, is it?  Unless something has changed (and it may well have), what we get is all of the impressions during the 60% of the time that our code is showing; HP gets all of the impressions during the 40% of the time that their code is showing.  I know that I have read that somewhere.  Unfortunately, if their code is showing during high traffic times, that means fewer impressions for us.  But I'm pretty sure that I have also read that they rotate the times when the various codes are showing, so that over time it should be fair to everyone.

    1. EmpressFelicity profile image81
      EmpressFelicityposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      All I can say is, they must have shown my code solidly for the entire time when the US and Canada are asleep in bed. I would have thought that they'd chop it around a bit more so that it's more equal - say, my code shows for half an hour, then theirs, then mine... I mean, I can understand a slight swing from day to day, but not a complete reversal so that HP gets 60% of the impressions and I get 40%. Which, unless my stats are a shortly-to-be-corrected glitch, is what was happening yesterday.

      1. Jason Menayan profile image59
        Jason Menayanposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        We share impressions the exact same way at all times of day and night. There is no day-parting or cherry-picking of impressions.

        If the number of impressions is not showing up correctly, then please share what you're seeing here in this forum, or, if you prefer to deal with it privately, email payments@.

        1. Aficionada profile image91
          Aficionadaposted 5 years ago in reply to this



          Jason, does that mean that what I was sure I had read about 40% and 60% of time is incorrect?  I don't want to mislead anyone, and I definitely want to get the matter straightened out, if I am doing so.

          1. Jason Menayan profile image59
            Jason Menayanposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Basically what wilderness states above in the first 2 paragraphs is correct. We actually use an algorithm that determines if an impression belongs to the author or us. 60% of the time - randomly chosen - it goes to the author, and 40% of the time to us.

            With a small number of impressions, it could be 59%/41%, but that's just as likely as 61%/39% to happen. With the law of large numbers, the share approaches 60/40.

            1. Aficionada profile image91
              Aficionadaposted 5 years ago in reply to this


              Actually, this statement is an example of what I meant.  This says, 60% of the time the impression goes to the author.  I still don't know whether you are saying that it is based on the number of impressions or on the clock.  But the statement in the Learning Center said very clearly that it is 60% of the total impressions, so I'll go with that.

              1. Jason Menayan profile image59
                Jason Menayanposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                Sorry about the ambiguity around the term "time" - I meant it in terms of probability, not clock time. As in, "When you roll a die, 1/6 of the time it will roll a 4."

                1. Aficionada profile image91
                  Aficionadaposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                  Thanks, Jason!  It may well be that it was a similar use of words all those months ago that triggered my original misunderstanding.  I really don't know where it was that I read it, but I'm glad to finally get it straightened out.

            2. wilderness profile image95
              wildernessposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              Jason, are those stats in our earnings section showing just impressions for HPads now (I assume they used to) or are views with nothing but google ads also counted as an impression?

              Specifically, I'm referring to the new layout where HP will also be paying for some google impressions and clicks.

              1. Jason Menayan profile image59
                Jason Menayanposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                That includes all ad impressions served through the Ad Program, including Google AdSense if it's served through the Ad Program.

        2. EmpressFelicity profile image81
          EmpressFelicityposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Sure. Number of my impressions that counted towards my HP ad earnings for 13th Oct:

          http://s2.hubimg.com/u/5628657_f248.jpg


          And number of views I got as calculated by Google Analytics:

          http://s4.hubimg.com/u/5628659_f248.jpg

          1. Jason Menayan profile image59
            Jason Menayanposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            EF: I noticed a similar discrepancy as you in my account. So I asked Jason (the other one) and he said the impressions/revenue figures are not correct, which is why the number is not yet certified (that's why it has an asterisk next to it in the line items).

            They are re-running it to correct this.

            1. EmpressFelicity profile image81
              EmpressFelicityposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              OK, cheers.

            2. wilderness profile image95
              wildernessposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              Hmm.  Let's see now.  impressions/revenue figures are wrong, but CPM must be right as Jason didn't say anything about that one. 

              That means that I'm short about half the impressions, which will require a doubling of income to maintain the same CPM.  Sounds good to me! lol

              (If only the world worked that way!)

              1. Jason Menayan profile image59
                Jason Menayanposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                Yeah, I hope so - the CPM figure looks pretty good to me. smile

                But I actually have no insight about what the actual figures are going to be. We'll see after the rerunning of the data rollup ends up being.

      2. Aficionada profile image91
        Aficionadaposted 5 years ago in reply to this



        Yeah, I know.  sad  -  What I meant by saying "over time" was like over weeks or months, not over the course of one day.  But even so, it would be terrible if their 40% of the time turned out to be during the highest traffic times, when traffic finally has picked up!  I'm guessing that in a purely random situation that actually would happen sometimes - but even so!  (Thumbs down, thumbs DOWN.)

        I truly hope that your stats are a glitch of some kind, but I don't know of a way to check.

    2. wilderness profile image95
      wildernessposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Each visitor is assigned according to an algorithm that basically assigns it randomly.  There is no time factor involved.

      This can give rise to larger or small percentages when the # of views is small but gives a very equal average over time and large numbers of views.

      I have to wonder if the lower impressions are due to the changing layout and additional adsense click type ads - this will result in a high cpm for few views if HP still reports impressions for HPads alone.

  20. IzzyM profile image86
    IzzyMposted 5 years ago

    Well my results came in, with the higher CPM that others have mentioned. But unfortunately as my traffic has just completely ground to a halt today the timing could not have been worse if this is a sign of things to come.

    I mean how unlucky can you get? Maybe for a week or so HP has a record high CPM and my traffic goes walkabout.

    All this time in the plunge I was getting some traffic but no earnings.
    Now I'm going to get neither.

    1. Aficionada profile image91
      Aficionadaposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      We need a forum-post smiley (frowney?) for a raspberry. Phthphthphthphth!!!!!!

      1. Isabel Melville profile image86
        Isabel Melvilleposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Heheheh! I hate you too! lol

        1. Isabel Melville profile image86
          Isabel Melvilleposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          I am confusing myself now. Thought I was on main name, sorry.

          1. Aficionada profile image91
            Aficionadaposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            I got it.  lol  lol

        2. Aficionada profile image91
          Aficionadaposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Whoa (or woe??) - lol  lol  lol  The raspberry was for the bad forecast in your (erm, in IzzyM's) last statement.

          Okay, I'll play along. big_smile I hate you too.  PhthPhthPhthPhthPhth!! So there!

  21. Cagsil profile image60
    Cagsilposted 5 years ago

    Mine were updated about 1/2 hour ago. wink

  22. Aficionada profile image91
    Aficionadaposted 5 years ago

    I have been spending the last bit of time trying to track down where I had read that about 60% vs. 40% time.  I haven't found it yet, but I did find in the learning center the statement that HP gives the author "60% of total impressions from your Hubs," which is very clearly what Empress Felicity said at first.

    My misinformation may have come from some throwaway comment in a forum - something that was not worded very precisely; but it is a mistake that I picked up very early-on in my time here at HP.  I have shared that (mis)understanding in forums before now, and I don't recall any correction to my statement.  If there was one, I missed it.

    I'm so sorry that I misinformed people.  I hope whoever has read my previous post(s) will come back and read Jason's and wilderness's posts!

  23. JEDIJESSICUH profile image84
    JEDIJESSICUHposted 5 years ago

    My CPM seemed to triple since two days ago. However, my impressions are low and it saddens me. I could have made some good money yesterday. Tsk, tsk.

  24. EmpressFelicity profile image81
    EmpressFelicityposted 5 years ago

    Update: OK, so my impressions figures for Thursday 13th Oct have been adjusted to the proper level which is great, but what I'm curious to know is why my CPM for that day has gone down by around $1.80!

    1. IzzyM profile image86
      IzzyMposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Mine went down $3!! I still ended up 50 cents better off because of the increased impressions, but still....!

  25. Uninvited Writer profile image81
    Uninvited Writerposted 5 years ago

    Mine went up over the last 3 days

    1. habee profile image89
      habeeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Mine, too.

      1. Eaglekiwi profile image73
        Eaglekiwiposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Mine went up too from $6 -$600

        Just kidding lol

        1. emievil profile image79
          emievilposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          I wish lol

  26. emievil profile image79
    emievilposted 5 years ago

    Seriously, what is happening. HPads went back up then it's not updating again. In the meantime, my average daily earnings increased. I hope they will not reverse those amounts smile

    1. Eaglekiwi profile image73
      Eaglekiwiposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I have no idea ,mine moved yesterday (afternoon-I think) but hasnt again ,yet


      Mine just moved smile

 
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