Since Google adSense ads only appear so far down a hub page, I wonder if it's even worth having them in my hubs. Seriously, I've only made about $1 in adSense earnings. I make more through the HP adProgram than I do through Google adSense. Is that pretty much the same for all hubbers? Why are we not able to choose where we place them such as the Amazon and eBay capsules?
Little puzzled as I notice you have Google Ads on the top of all the pages I looked at!
Well, that solved that mystery! Only been here six weeks. Apologies, I am still learning the ropes. For some reason I thought they were one and the same!
That was a light bulb moment,! I guess I had not realized before that you could in effect earn money on HubPages without even applying for Google Adsense,
Yes, you can. In fact those ads earn you money simply from impressions whereas with the Google adSense ads you only earn money when someone clicks on an ad.
You can actually make money via Adsense for impressions only. I have never had an Adsense advert clicked on, but I have made a small amount of money via impressions.
Having said that, my HubPages Ad Program money far outstrips the money made on Google Adsense, although looking at the FAQ link I can now understand why.
No - First you need an Adsense account to be eligible for the HP program.
As chasmac said, you need to register for an adsense account first before you can join in on the HP adprogram.
So, in a nutshell my lightbulb above just went out! To get any earnings from your Hubs, from any source whatsoever you need Google Adsense. I had not realized until now that the earnings reflected on the Hubpages Earnings page comes from the HP Program rather than Google Adsense in spite of it clearly having a 'Google' next to the ad appearing at the top of the page. Any other earnings will be reflected on your Amazon, E-Bay or Adsense Account 's actual account pages.
This setup has confused a lot of Hubbers but there is a lot of info in the Learning Centre and FAQ you might try starting there, here is a link to get you started:
As others have pointed out, you can't be a member of the HP Earnings Program if you don't have an Adsense account.
Given that you've got to have Adsense, you may as well use it, even if it's only at the bottom of the page.
You can use Amazon without having an Adsense account, although ideally you really should be doing your absolute best to get an Adsense account so you can join the HP Ad program and earn from that, plus the few cents you will then get from Adsense itself then (it adds up over time).
by Adegboye Joseph Babatunde 9 years ago
Is it right for ads from Adsense to be on display on hubs of a person with disabled Adsense account? It somehow hurts to see those ads, knowing you cannot earn from them anymore. Or is the community benefiting somehow from them?
by Mary Neal 12 years ago
At HubPages, do writers have to have an account with AdSense for Google ads to appear on their hubs, or do they appear because HubPages has its own account with Google AdSense? I ask because I have Google ads on my one hub, but I have no individual AdSense account yet. I appreciate your help,...
by SimSak 10 years ago
i want to remove google adsense ADS COMPLETELY from my HubPages?i want to remove google adsense ADS from my hubpages COMPLETELY as google has banned me from adsense program?is there any way to enable my adsense account...or can i use any other advertising program?
by She-rah 10 years ago
How does the percentage of pay per click work for Google Adsense ads and Hubpages?Some say that hubpages gets100% payment for 40% of ads clicked and I get 100% payment of the other 60% of ads clicked. Others say that you get paid for every ad click on your hub but the payment is split with...
by Paul Deeds 9 years ago
Because of some technical problems with the Google AdSense API, since Thursday evening you can not associate or create a new Google AdSense account through the HubPages Affiliate Settings Page. If you try, the error you see will say an internal error occurred, which indicates a problem in...
by sensu0s 11 years ago
Hie friends this is my first question in a hubpage forum1I have merged my adsense account with my hubpage account. Now what confuses me is, are all those google adsense ads that are appearing on my hub page co affiliated solely to My adsense account ?
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