I'm sure you have all been in this position at some point in your hub career but....
I've been working away pretty hard on my hubs and promotion for weeks now and have only earned around two dollars *cries* Is this typical really to begin with? Or am i just exceptionally bad!!? Can't help but feel as though i'm essentially being paid like a cent for every three hours of work or something daft like that!
You have to give it time. It takes most people 9 or 10 months to get the their first AdSense payout. I think I made $3 on HubPages in my first month, if that.
You have to get out of the mentality that you are selling your time for money - that's what we do when we have a JOB, working for someone else. Here, you are building your own business, and the time is an investment for future money. I've only earned a little over $20 so far, but I believe this stuff grows exponentially. If I keep at it a while, the money will keep increasing without my effort increasing.
Besides, I enjoy writing. It doesn't feel like work to me, so the pennies I earn are just icing on the cake. I think it's going to be way cool if someday my passive income becomes significant, and it seems the potential is definitely there for that to happen.
I agree. Just keep at it. I think all total, between all the affiliates, I have earned about $30. The more you write, the more Hubs you have out there, the more traffic you are going to recieve, and the more money you will make. Just keep writing, and eventually the money will follow. If you write it, the money will come...
by Jason Menayan7 years ago
Hey everyone,Another update from me.$342 via AdSense in JulyTotal since I started on HubPages (back in August 2006): $6,266.04(in contrast, I've made $56 off my personal blog on about 1/4 of the number of page...
by schoolgirlforreal5 years ago
by Crazdwriter7 years ago
Anyone have any motivation that they can throw my way? All day I didn't feel like doing anything and of course became down, depressed, and did nothing. I can only hope tomorrow is a better day. Hope no one else as...
by Sally Gulbrandsen3 years ago
Is the current situation set to remain as it is - impressions, clicks, no payment?
by Amy Naylor3 years ago
I've been inactive here on HP for a few days. My first excuse is that I broke my laptop.But before that happened I wrote on Bubblews for the first time.I earned more money over there in a couple of days than I've ever...
by Silver Rose8 years ago
Have been looking at my adsense stats, and I have hubs that haven't made a single cent, while others chug along nicely.At present, 52% of my hubs have made me nothing. I was just curious if this was normal. Are others...
Copyright © 2017 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.