Like many of you, I had several days of low CPM, which I found extremely frustrating. For the past two days, however, my CPM has doubled. I hope this continues!
Things do indeed seem to have perked up.
Mine fell to a low of <TOS violating info snipped> but am glad it is going up again. I tried to check the value of campaigns and the value of keywords to see if there was a change but i could determine the cause of decrease over the last few days, did you determine probable cause/causes?
Much to my surprise, the same has happened to me...nice to see 5+ CPM instead of 2-.
I have heard the less you smoke, the higher your CPM. Heck, it makes about as much sense as anything else, right? Congrats on quitting, Habee.
I take it all back...everything got readjusted and my CPMs are back in the toilet again! Even my one day spike got cut back by almost 30%. This really sucks!
By hubpages definition: your payment rate per 1000 hits.
It is the cost that advertisers pay per 1000 views (of ads on your hubs).... So higher CPM means higher earnings. I think I am correct but someone please do correct me if I'm wrong. That is the way I understood it anyway.
You mean I can make money doing this? I better read something.
So all I have to do is create a hub with a catchy title and lots of people will view it and I will make money? I need to pay closer attention to life.
I hope it continues too...I hope mine does too...LOL..But I haven't been watching the CPM....I hadn't thought to do that.....Thanks to this post I will be watching...
Very low weekend traffic, but the higher CPM improved my mood this morning.
Happy days are here again...............?
Where do you find what your CPM is? I realize I should know after being here for 7 months:) Thanks!
Mine hasn't quite doubled but it is up as well as traffic. Don't want to jinx it, but....
Mine has doubled the past two days as well, which brings it back to the low end of where it used to be. I suspect this has something to do with Google's advertising algorithm that maybe, finally, has kicked in? No matter...I'm very happy to see this happening!
Keep in mind as well, the CPM paid by advertisers affects Hubpages bottom line as well as our earnings, so it's in their best interest to get as high a rate as they can. We all benefit.
+1 I think this statement could be applied to all HP do - they are not out to damage readers, they are trying to improve things for their bottom line and ultimately ours!!!
Depressed as I am about the low CPMs lately, I really think in the long run things will straighten out. Right now I believe Google is not ranking us well because of all the low level articles we have on this site. If each of us would make it a point to flag those hubs we feel are substandard, and if the staff will follow through on those flags, in time our ratings will rise. Quality control is the answer to making HP the wonderful and successful site it once was. I would add her that we all should police our own hubs and dump the under performers, blogs and rants. HP would also do well to remove those categories that don't bring in views such as poetry, humor and book series. Although these may be well written, this is not the place for those types of articles. I have gotten rid of ALL my articles of this type and while it hurt to do it, I feel it helped my numbers as well as the HP community. We need to put our money where are mouths are folks!
by Janis Leslie Evans 6 years ago
FYI: Looks like there's a glitch with "Ever" stats. Mine look like they've doubled since this morning. Wish it were so.
by Grace Marguerite Williams 8 years ago
Has anyone had a decrease regarding his/her commenter level? Mine went from Level VII to Level VI.
by flacoinohio 9 years ago
Which would you rather have $1000000 or a penny doubled every day for 30 days?The amount of money each day doubles for those who don't understand the question. 1 cent on day one, two on day two, four on day three, eight on day for, and so on and so forth.
by Eugene Brennan 16 months ago
Just noticed this in the results for the weekend. Views only increased by less than 10%. (The weekend peaks are smoothed out presumably because normal weekend stuff is being done throughout the week now).
by Sleepylog 8 years ago
What do my views decrease throughout the days?Lately I've notice that my daily views actually go down during the day. Shouldn't they go up as the day goes along?
by Barry Rutherford 11 years ago
I have been writing hubs at Hubpages for two years now. I notice since I commenced creating a hub a day on the thirty day hubchallenge that my visitor numbers have increased 100%.What is the experience of all you other wonderful hubchallengers ?
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