Can page impression earn anything?

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  1. rancidTaste profile image64
    rancidTasteposted 14 years ago

    How does Google AdSense pay for page impression? I amn't clear about that and so I ask it? Would you please help about that?


    1. relache profile image72
      relacheposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Since Whitney is just throwing out guesses, I suggest you go to the actual AdSense site and read what their policies are.

      The below link will only work if you are signed into the AdSense site, but this pretty much takes you right to the answer to your quesiton: … opic=13488

  2. Whitney05 profile image84
    Whitney05posted 14 years ago

    Technically, yes. But I don't think HubPages implements impressions just clicks. Could be wrong on that, but I believe that's what I read somewhere.

  3. rancidTaste profile image64
    rancidTasteposted 14 years ago

    Whitney05, I read somewhere that 1000 impressions  earns some amount like 3$ or 4$. I checked and I saw that my page impression is more than 1000. But no extra earnings.

    Can you get any amount for page impression?

  4. Whitney05 profile image84
    Whitney05posted 14 years ago

    The amount you get paid is not necessarily $3-$4 , it's probably more along your average traffic, pagerank, and whatnot. I'm not sure. I know on one of my blogs, the other day I had a few pennies and no clicks, which probably meant I got an impression pay, sense there weren't any clicks. But, again, I'm not sure.

    Also, how are you concluding that you're not getting any extra pay? It's just going to show in your account for that day, where you see your click earnings, and sense you don't know how much each click is worth, as it varies, you don't really know if you got impression and/or click.

    I'm saying yes, generally Google will pay for impressions.

    I'm also saying, I don't know if HubPages uses the impressions part of the Adsense payments. I was under the impression that they just implemented the click earnings.

    Remember that its 1,000 impressions in one day, not overall.

    If it were automatically $3-$4 per 1,000 impressions, I'd be paid $450-$600 a month (from HP alone) in addition to clicks, and that's just not the case from my account. What you may have heard was the earnings average about that per clicks. I forget what the statistics are as per an averaged earning per 1,000 views.

  5. rancidTaste profile image64
    rancidTasteposted 14 years ago

    So, it's very hard to earn through page impression for the beginner.  I think it may need much hubpages to get such traffic for the beginner.

    If clicks are the only income, people will have to wait many days. I am not sure.

    Moreover, I checked that for 1,000 page impression I have only 5 to 8 clicks. And the earnings are very low. But my friend use AdBrite and he earns much for 1 click. He use just a blog. Page view about 20 to 30 per day.

    So, it's quite hard to earn through AdSense, I think.

  6. rancidTaste profile image64
    rancidTasteposted 14 years ago

    Relache, I followed your link and there is the following information:

    "With AdSense for content, you'll display Google ads on your site. These ads can be either cost-per-click (CPC) or cost-per-thousand-impression (CPM) ads. For CPC ads, you'll generate earnings when your users click on the ads. For CPM ads, you'll generate earnings in your account every time the ad appears on your site."

    But I am not clear about the CPM earnings. Today I checked my account closely and I find there is no earnings for CPM. Only CPC earnings are there. I crossed 1000 impression. I dont use AdSense to any blog. I have one blog but that blog has no adSense running.

    So, I am preety much fear about my earnings. Because for every page I worked much. Every words in my hubs are created by me. There is no copied contents. I spent much time to each of the hubpages. So, today I feel frustrate when I see that.

    I don't know whether I will continue or not to try for earnings.

    1. Mark Knowles profile image59
      Mark Knowlesposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Hubpages do not offer cost per impression earnings through adsense. They have made this clear. But with only 1,000 impressions you would not have made much money even if they did.

      Cost per click earnings depend on a number of factors, not least of which is the subject you are writing on. I took a quick look at your hubs and you seem to be writing mostly about things that are very well covered and unlikely to earn substantial CPC.

      Earning money with adsense takes time, effort and a decent amount of page views. It is certainly not a quick income.

    2. relache profile image72
      relacheposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Just because you wrote a lot of stuff doesn't mean automatically that it's going to earn a lot of money.  Earning money takes some focus and practice, and time.

      Are you writing about things that draw lots of traffic?
      Are you writing in such a way that you get really targeted ads on your hubs?
      Is is the type of topic that would bring a lot of readers who are also looking to buy something?

      How To Improve Your Hub Earnings

    3. ngureco profile image81
      ngurecoposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      The ads can be either cost-per-click (CPC) or cost-per-thousand-impression (CPM) ads (- Google does not say both).

      1.If you make $2 for 2 clicks within 1000 impressions, you have earned $1 per click or you have earned $2 per 1000 impressions

      2. If then you get another 1000 impressions with no more clicks, you have earned $1 per click or you have earned $1 per 1000 impressions

  7. jimmythejock profile image84
    jimmythejockposted 14 years ago

    I have 3 hubs that get 1 cent every time I get a visitor and asked a similar question a few months ago in this thread

  8. rancidTaste profile image64
    rancidTasteposted 14 years ago

    "jimmythejock"- I read the thread. I think its totally hidden and no one know the actual calculation. I have at least 2 hubs that I find each day at least 1 visitor after creating them. They are only in HP and they are not advertise to any site or bookmarking sites. So, I think, I have to wait ... what it gives me...

  9. Whitney05 profile image84
    Whitney05posted 14 years ago

    Mark, confirmed my thoughts in that you can't get paid per impression via Adsense.

    It takes time to earn through Adsense, but once you get it rolling, it rolls. You can check the numerous threads where it's taken some people 10 months and longer to reach the first payout with Google, but even less for the second. I believe I got my first check within 6 months or so, but it can take much longer.

    The one visitor that you see, is you.

    And, yes relache, guesses were all that I was making, which I made as clear as I could. :-) But, it does look like me saying HP doesn't use the impressions side of Adsense was right according to Mark. So, in terms of that, I wasn't too far off base.

  10. dishyum profile image58
    dishyumposted 14 years ago

    Oh I'm lucky to be here, thanks all for great informations smile

  11. pauldeeds profile imageSTAFF
    pauldeedsposted 14 years ago

    To the best of my knowledge, with AdSense there is no way to choose whether you want cpm or ppc ads.  You just put the code in your page and Google decides what ads to put in, and how much to pay you, and for what.  Similarly there is no separate reporting for cpm or ppc ads. 

    You can specify whether you want only text ads, only image ads, or a mix of text and image ads (in the adsense javascript, but not on HubPages).  Text ads are almost universally pay per click, but image ads may be either ...

    What we've always said is that earnings on HubPages are typically in the range of $2-5 for every thousand times your hubs are viewed.  That doesn't mean some people aren't earning more and some people earning less.  As Mark mentioned, it depends on your subject matter and your traffic sources.

  12. rancidTaste profile image64
    rancidTasteposted 14 years ago

    "pauldeeds" thanks for you post. I fully understand from your post. Previously I didn't understand about CPM earnings. Now, I am fully cleared.

    Thanks all others(Whitney05, relache, Mark Knowles, jimmythejock, ngureco) who helped me to understand this matter clear.

    "relache" your hub is also a nice one. I checked that.


  13. guidebaba profile image57
    guidebabaposted 14 years ago

    Yes Page Impressions do generate some Revenue. It will take atleast 1 Billion light years to reach $ 100 with the kind of revenue they give for page impressions.

    1. Pest profile image81
      Pestposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      THAT long???  Well, I have groceries to get and stuff to do!  I don't have that much time.

      1. JYOTI KOTHARI profile image61
        JYOTI KOTHARIposted 14 years agoin reply to this

        As per physics, I know, light year is a unit of distance and not time.
        Jyoti Kothari

        1. guidebaba profile image57
          guidebabaposted 14 years agoin reply to this

          My Mistake: It will take atleast 1 Billion years to reach $100 with revenue from page impressions.

          {1 Light Year is the distance covered by light in 1 year. This mistake should not have been made by an engineer like me. Sorry !}


        2. Pest profile image81
          Pestposted 14 years agoin reply to this

            As per I really don't give a rats ass...Thanks.  As stated above the statement did refer to time.  I are a genius!  Insert rolling eyes emoticon here.

          1. Cris A profile image59
            Cris Aposted 14 years agoin reply to this

            I think you are in the wrong Forum! LOL

            1. Pest profile image81
              Pestposted 14 years agoin reply to this

              This isn't the religion forum???

              1. Cris A profile image59
                Cris Aposted 14 years agoin reply to this

                No Sir! But even if it is, you don't have a bible with you. I would have to ask you to head towards the exit.

                1. Pest profile image81
                  Pestposted 14 years agoin reply to this

                  Dang it!  I am leaving then.  You know where to find me!  Lot 47 or the Salvation Army trying on old underwear and looking for a new girlfriend.

  14. mdvaldosta profile image60
    mdvaldostaposted 14 years ago

    Last I checked you only get paid per impression if advertisers are specifically targetting your site. It's not much, but other than that circumstance you only get paid per click.

  15. waynegm profile image59
    waynegmposted 14 years ago

    For Adsense, you need Impressions Period.
    If Google pays you per 1000 or per click, you still need impressions....

    If your average is $3.50 eCPM and you get 1 Million impressions to your website a month, that's 1000 x $3.50 or 3,500 dollars a month. If you average is $4.00 you'd make $4,000 per this scenario.

    You can count on $3 to $4 per 1000 Impressions typically in adsense, no matter if its paid per 1000 impressions or paid per click to you, the publisher.

    So, bottom line, if you want to be serious about adsense, you need to get about 4 to 5 million impressions a month or more to your blogs, website (that's about $12,000 to $20,000 per month)

    If that kind of money is worth figuring out "how to get traffic" to your websites - then you should start now. Cause in about 6 months, if you digg (hint) and do some research you will be well on your way to a full time adsense publishing job.

    I got a video on youtube (income101) that you can watch.. yes, there is a cost , but I am cutting the price in half for those who want to get started..

    Rule of Thumb for Adsense: 1 Million Impressions a month = $3 to $4K A month, (imagine doing that many impressions every 2 days smile


  16. Janet21 profile image79
    Janet21posted 14 years ago

    I am glad this question was asked.  The last few weeks I have noticed a large number of .01/.02 earnings on hubs with no clicks.  (I have some hubs set up as separate channels).  I assumed they were earnings for impressions.


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