Half a million views and counting

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  1. Patkay profile image89
    Patkayposted 5 years ago

    I am soo happy, I have reached 500,000 views. I am aiming for 1 million before the end of the year. How many views do you have and what are your expectations? Tips on how to drive more traffic and increase the $$$$$ are also welcome.

    1. ivanmarginal profile image60
      ivanmarginalposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Congratulations. With 500,000 views, how much have you cashed out, Patkay?

      1. Patkay profile image89
        Patkayposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        At least nowadays I get payout every month. I relly on HP Ad Program. I have not cashed out that much but is something above 500 $.

        1. ivanmarginal profile image60
          ivanmarginalposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          That's great!

          1. Patkay profile image89
            Patkayposted 5 years agoin reply to this

            Thanks but I want to make more than that.

            1. ivanmarginal profile image60
              ivanmarginalposted 5 years agoin reply to this

              How long does it take to make your first payment and how much you earn monthly?

              1. Patkay profile image89
                Patkayposted 5 years agoin reply to this

                It took me around 7 months to reach my first payout. My earnings vary between $ 50 - 70. But there is a time I had a good month with a cool $100.

                1. ivanmarginal profile image60
                  ivanmarginalposted 5 years agoin reply to this

                  Thanks, you always inspire me.

                  1. Patkay profile image89
                    Patkayposted 5 years agoin reply to this

                    Wow great to know that I inspire you. Thanks and keep writing.

                2. PegCole17 profile image94
                  PegCole17posted 5 years agoin reply to this

                  Hello Patkay and congratulations on hitting the half million views mark. I still believe there ought to be a milestone marker between 100,000 and 1,000,000 views. Some people don't care but I do! And it is a long long wait in between.

                  Glad to hear you're making money. My views are slowly inching upward from the 100,000 mark. It is around 133,000 at this point and I'm noticing that most views are coming from Google, Ask and Bing now rather than internally. YEA!

                  Yes, I'm getting a small payout from the HP ad program. Still waiting on the Google Adsense since I have yet to reach the $100 mark. (I'm at $97 now so maybe a couple of more years. LOL)

                  smile

                  1. Patkay profile image89
                    Patkayposted 5 years agoin reply to this

                    PegCole17, a couple of years before you catch up with the  3 dollars to make a payout ... I wish google adsense was much better than this. I am glad that HP came up with their HP ads otherwise I would still be waiting for my first payout.

                    I can see you are also doing great and I agree with you that we need an accolade in between problably at 500,000. Thanks for your visit.

  2. Simone Smith profile image93
    Simone Smithposted 5 years ago

    Congratulations, Paykay!

    Isn't it wonderful when you finally reach that tipping point and begin to see significant traffic?? I'm so happy for you. big_smile

    1. Patkay profile image89
      Patkayposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Sure Simone Smith, it is a wonderful thing. I recall when I started writing at HP I was wondering if anyone would bother reading my articles. HP has taught me a lot, I enjoy being here, thanks to the HP team and everyone else who have made it happen.

  3. Sana Ratio profile image59
    Sana Ratioposted 5 years ago

    Good to know, congrats for this achievement. I am new but I want to earn money through my hubs, I've just about 200 views and no money sad

    1. Patkay profile image89
      Patkayposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Sana Ratio, keep on writing, money will start coming once your daily traffic increases. Thanks for your time.

      1. Sana Ratio profile image59
        Sana Ratioposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Thank you Patkay,

        But, have you seen my hub profile score, it's only 8 now. I don't know how to increase this score buy I'm trying my best.

        1. Patkay profile image89
          Patkayposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          The hubscore should not worry you much. The most important thing is to provide high quality articles.

          1. Sana Ratio profile image59
            Sana Ratioposted 5 years agoin reply to this

            Thank You Patkay!

  4. troy0619 profile image61
    troy0619posted 5 years ago

    Hey way to go, how about recomending Clickbank products or a webpage in where you are recomending a Clickbank, CJ or Amazon product?!

    1. Patkay profile image89
      Patkayposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Hi thanks troy0619, I have not used both clickbank and amazon products, not that I do not like them but because I do not know how to go about it.

      1. troy0619 profile image61
        troy0619posted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Oh my God you could be right now making thousands of dollars with that sort of high volume visits. Just do what I do. Here are my steps. Let me know if you need any help. http://troy0619.hubpages.com/hub/Clickb … aking-tips

        1. mistyhorizon2003 profile image93
          mistyhorizon2003posted 5 years agoin reply to this

          You can't use Clickbank on HP, they banned it ages ago.

          1. troy0619 profile image61
            troy0619posted 5 years agoin reply to this

            No but you can still add a link to a webpage in where you are selling or recomending a clickbank product smile

            1. mistyhorizon2003 profile image93
              mistyhorizon2003posted 5 years agoin reply to this

              True although it is important to be careful because according to the FAQ's section, hubs written purely as a teaser to get a reader to go to another site are against the rules smile

            2. Patkay profile image89
              Patkayposted 5 years agoin reply to this

              troy0619, I will check what there is.

  5. seanorjohn profile image80
    seanorjohnposted 5 years ago

    Well done Patkay. That is a great achievement. I think 500,000 deserves an accolade.

    1. Patkay profile image89
      Patkayposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks seanorjohn. I concur with your views about an accolade. Imagine from 100k to 1m. It is a long journey.

  6. Rosie2010 profile image73
    Rosie2010posted 5 years ago

    Awesome!  Congratulations in reaching 500,000 views, Patkay.  I'm happy for you.  Here's to more traffic your way... Cheers!  smile

    1. Patkay profile image89
      Patkayposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Rosie2010 good to see you here. Thanks a lot for your support.

  7. grand old lady profile image82
    grand old ladyposted 5 years ago

    Congratulations Patkay, you have resurrected my hope in the possibility of getting some extra income from Hub Pages. Nice of you to share such inspiring information:)

    1. Patkay profile image89
      Patkayposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      It is true grand old lady that there is money from HP. The only trick is you keep writing. Thanks for your visit.

  8. janshares profile image95
    jansharesposted 5 years ago

    Congratulations, Patkay on your great progress. That is wonderful. I'm approaching 8,800 views after about five months on hp. My goal is to reach 10,000 in a couple months and see first payout in May.  Keep up the excellent work, very cool cool

    1. Patkay profile image89
      Patkayposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      janshares, I can also see you are doing great. You will get more views and very soon you will get your payout. Thanks.

  9. mistyhorizon2003 profile image93
    mistyhorizon2003posted 5 years ago

    Well done PatKay, milestones like this do make writing so much more enjoyable smile

    1. Patkay profile image89
      Patkayposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I agree with you mistyhorizon2003. It makes one see that you are doing something. Thanks.

  10. Emmanuel Kariuki profile image88
    Emmanuel Kariukiposted 5 years ago

    Congratulations Patkay. Allow me to put you on my list of Role Models. My hopes have received a 'shot in the arm' and my vision now sees light at the end of the tunnel. Keep it up (and especially your knack for inspiring).

    1. Patkay profile image89
      Patkayposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Emmanuel Kariuki, what do I say? I am honoured to be put in your list of Role Models. Thanks and remember to keep writing (no giving up), that is the only trick.

 
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