Earning change?

Jump to Last Post 1-7 of 7 discussions (16 posts)
  1. alexadry profile image93
    alexadryposted 5 years ago

    I know you cannot trust much when there is an asterisk next to your daily "All programs earnings" since there is a note stating that " "incomplete or unaudited earnings, value may change". But wondering how can it happen that the earning amount for the day shows a certain amount and then it considerably lowers a day later taking away a big chunk? Usually, I have noticed the amount increases a little bit as I guess the daily views are calculating, but wondering if this has happened to anybody? For a moment, I was happy 'cause the numbers seemed back to what they were a year ago, before all the panda penguins, pigs and pigeons, but the temporary bliss is over now!

    1. Sally's Trove profile image78
      Sally's Troveposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      There is no bliss in this game, and a game it is. Best to not put all eggs in one basket.

      I've seen my earnings go up and down, over time, also reflected in those "unaudited earnings" messages.

      It is what it is.

    2. Uninvited Writer profile image81
      Uninvited Writerposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      That is why there is a month in delays of payment. Mine changed this week too, went down about $2 from yesterday to today. It happens to us all.

  2. moonlake profile image88
    moonlakeposted 5 years ago

    http://s3.hubimg.com/u/7224730_f248.jpg


    Is this what you mean? As you can see I don't earn a lot on hubpages but when I see it change like this I have to wonder why? Why not just wait to put up the amounts until all is calculated. Are they taking their share when they do this? Another hubpage mystery to me. I know a dollar isn't much but I don't make much. It's like a restaurant owner taking your tips away.

    1. ptosis profile image73
      ptosisposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Chung Mee: Money is Money.



      http://www.wearysloth.com/Gallery/ActorsH/52719-20704.gif

    2. kathleenkat profile image80
      kathleenkatposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for discouraging me. "A dollar isn't much." Wow, you should see how little I earn, but I'm not going to post it for all to see.

  3. elayne001 profile image84
    elayne001posted 5 years ago

    moonlake, do you mind sharing what you do after you publish a hub to promote it? I know I am jealous of your big bucks (mine are in the cents, not dollars), so I am open to suggestions.

    1. SPomposello profile image81
      SPomposelloposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      elayne,

      Yes, I second that comment. Moonlake, I would definitely like to know as well, lol.

  4. Isabella Snow profile image88
    Isabella Snowposted 5 years ago

    It seemed like a significant drop percentage-wise to me.

    That seems to be the norm nowadays though.

  5. JayeWisdom profile image91
    JayeWisdomposted 5 years ago

    I am very discouraged by the drop in traffic since last week. Lately, I've been writing and publishing more hubs, editing and updating old hubs.  My earnings increased every month since April, when--suddenly--last week there was a sharp decrease in traffic and daily earnings.  It's especially noticeable when my most-read hub, which usually has more than 400 views per day, drops by 100 and stays around that level. This drop began about the same time as the "forced" change to the new profile design.  I didn't like it and wouldn't adopt it on my own, so the HP "powers-that-be" changed it for me.  I STILL don't like it! But I like even less whatever is decreasing my hub traffic and, therefore, my earnings.

  6. Bills Place profile image89
    Bills Placeposted 5 years ago

    I think they should just wait and publish the amount earned once the final amount is in, not publish a place holder amount, then change it. I had this happen to me today as well (went from .23 for today's earnings to .17. As you can tell I really don't make much so every cent counts. I'm sure it has done this before, I just haven't caught it like today. 6 cents isn't much, but I can only imagine if there's a 6 cent difference on 23 cents how much of a change it would make to people who earn 100 to 1000 times more.

  7. DrMark1961 profile image96
    DrMark1961posted 5 years ago

    Hi Jaye I just wanted to let you know that my page views have dropped snce last week also, but I had changed my profile page weeks ago so I am not sure it is related. it is frustrating, to say the least!

    1. JayeWisdom profile image91
      JayeWisdomposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, it is frustrating (and my traffic is still down); however, if it's also affecting writers who changed profile designs before the mandate, it obviously isn't limited to the "holdouts." The timing of this problem suggests that something about the change(s) triggered a snafu with Google. I'm hoping it's resolved soon.

      1. JayeWisdom profile image91
        JayeWisdomposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        I just checked my stats again, and the numbers are even lower.  This is depressing! I'm not going to look again this evening.

        1. DrMark1961 profile image96
          DrMark1961posted 5 years agoin reply to this

          Mine kept going up and now they are about a third of what they had been. I think I should follow your plan and just stop looking!!!

          1. JayeWisdom profile image91
            JayeWisdomposted 5 years agoin reply to this

            Well, I looked again this morning, and my situation is even worse!  I've been reading the forums, and there's a lot of buzz about another Google algorithm change causing the decrease in traffic. I checked to see where my normally-most-read hub is in the Google lineup, and it still shows up in exactly the same place (#8) on the first page.  I don't understand why the views for that hub have dropped more than 60%!  All of my other hubs are "suffering", too, and many are getting 0 traffic, so that may trigger the dreaded "zzzzzs." I'm very disillusioned today. My earnings had been increasing steadily since April. Now they've plummeted to less than half of my last good month.  So your question, "Earning change?" seems to be apt...for me, at least.

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)