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Is 52 Cents a Normal Beginning?

  1. WriterJanis profile image76
    WriterJanisposted 3 years ago

    I made my first hub earlier this month. So far I've made 52 cents on it. Is this pretty par for the course for a first hub? I just published my second one, so I'll be watching how it does in comparison.

    1. SpaceShanty profile image94
      SpaceShantyposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      We must be careful here as we are not allowed to disclose how much we earn from our Hubs.  But I found in my first month I made less than $1 and after 7 months I make alot more than $1 a month!  Keep producing Hubs, the money will come!

      1. WriterJanis profile image76
        WriterJanisposted 3 years agoin reply to this

        Oops! Sorry! I didn't know that rule.

    2. gitachud profile image87
      gitachudposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      You are very good.(Maybe you are a veteran Hubber using another account) SEO and formatting are very good. You appear to have done keyword research for "toys for tots". It has taken me 2 months to make what you have in 13 days! As someone has said, you are way above average. Keep up the good work!


      http://s4.hubimg.com/u/8602771_f248.jpg

      1. WriterJanis profile image76
        WriterJanisposted 3 years agoin reply to this

        I'm actually a newbie on the site.

        1. gitachud profile image87
          gitachudposted 3 years agoin reply to this

          Good job.

          1. WriterJanis profile image76
            WriterJanisposted 3 years agoin reply to this

            Thank you very much!

    3. Marisa Wright profile image94
      Marisa Wrightposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I don't think it's been discussed for some time, but HubPages used to say you could expect to earn between $2 and $5 per 1,000 views.

      1. drpennypincher profile image97
        drpennypincherposted 3 years agoin reply to this

        A good point of reference for earnings per view is $5,000 for 2 million views, which works out to $2.50 per 1,000 views or 0.25 cents per view.  These figures are derived from the recent HubPages blog post that describes how one Hubber's Hub went viral.

        1. Hamshi profile image79
          Hamshiposted 3 years agoin reply to this

          Hmmm I'd have to disagree on this. I've made over $600 with just about 97000 views, almost. So based on my experience, 2 million views should earn over $10 000. But hold on, I swear it was 1 million views something?

          I think the earnings are not calculated based on just views alone and there are other factors involved. I remember seeing one of the HP staffs stating that search engine traffic earns more than social traffic.

          1. drpennypincher profile image97
            drpennypincherposted 3 years agoin reply to this

            Hamshi, I think the earnings does depend on how many people click on ads (visitors from search engine traffic are more likely to click).  Also, the earnings depends on how much the ads are paying, which depends on the topic of your Hub.  There is quite a bit of variation in earnings- I just wanted to mention a concrete example where the earnings and number of views was made public.

            1. Hamshi profile image79
              Hamshiposted 3 years agoin reply to this

              Oh alright, that's cool. Thanks for clarifying.

          2. Marisa Wright profile image94
            Marisa Wrightposted 3 years agoin reply to this

            They're both right.  As I said, HubPages used to say earnings potential was around $2 to $5 per 1,000 views.   That's quite a big window and there are many variables involved.

      2. WriterJanis profile image76
        WriterJanisposted 3 years agoin reply to this

        This is good to know. Thanks.

    4. icv profile image57
      icvposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      don't disclose your earnings. it is against the policy of hubpages. any way you did very well. congratulates for your amazing beginning!

  2. Len Cannon profile image87
    Len Cannonposted 3 years ago

    Above average, actually, I'd say.   For two weeks and two Hubs it is not too shabby.

    1. WriterJanis profile image76
      WriterJanisposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      That's good to know I'm on track. Each site is so different.

  3. j.brown profile image86
    j.brownposted 3 years ago

    The more you write and stay patient, the more money you will make after time passes and you accumulate more hubs.  Good question though.

    1. WriterJanis profile image76
      WriterJanisposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for the reply.

  4. NateB11 profile image95
    NateB11posted 3 years ago

    I'd say that's better than average and going to get better.

    1. WriterJanis profile image76
      WriterJanisposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Yeah!!!!!!

      1. choosetolive profile image55
        choosetoliveposted 3 years agoin reply to this

        I would say 52 cents is really a good beginning. It looks like your hub is a niche hub. Hence you are able to receive more visitors to your hub. Keep going with the current approach you have. However as I said early, 52 cents is a good beginning.

        Regards,
        Mrs.Choosetolive

        1. WriterJanis profile image76
          WriterJanisposted 3 years agoin reply to this

          I feel very encouraged by this. Thank you.

  5. srsddn profile image89
    srsddnposted 3 years ago

    It is a great start. I am sure it will improve further with your background as a writer. Happy New Year, 2014.

    1. WriterJanis profile image76
      WriterJanisposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Happy New Year to you, too my friend.

  6. UnnamedHarald profile image93
    UnnamedHaraldposted 3 years ago

    Let's see... looking back, I was up to 87 cents after five months, so I'd say you're off to a good start (I'm doing considerable better now wink ). Your earnings will be roughly 60% X views X CPM. CPM is cost per mille (thousand). I've seen CPMs range from about 2.50 to 9.00. Welcome to HubPages and keep writing those Hubs.

    1. WriterJanis profile image76
      WriterJanisposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for the info and the welcome.

    2. WriterJanis profile image76
      WriterJanisposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for the info and the welcome.

  7. WryLilt profile image81
    WryLiltposted 3 years ago

    I think I earned about $7 in my first six months with something like 70 hubs written in that time.

    On this account I now make a few hundred a month but that took awhile and some viral content and maturation.

    1. WriterJanis profile image76
      WriterJanisposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I'm glad you have had such good success here.

      1. Hikapo profile image83
        Hikapoposted 3 years agoin reply to this

        When I first started out, I wrote 30 hubs in a month and only made enough to buy a cheeseburger. Now I can buy a hundred plus cheese burgers. You are doing really good for only 2 hubs. Good job!!

  8. tmcphail1 profile image78
    tmcphail1posted 3 years ago

    How did u make .52 on your first hub,

    1. WriterJanis profile image76
      WriterJanisposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Through the ads on the hub.

  9. dailytop10 profile image88
    dailytop10posted 3 years ago

    That's a great start if you ask me. Although I can't really tell how much I earned from my first hub since I made several ones a few days after publishing it, I think it's less than yours.Welcome to hubpages and good luck!

    1. WriterJanis profile image76
      WriterJanisposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you for the welcome and good wishes.

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    cjaroszposted 3 years ago

    That's really good! We all start out little here. Glad you are doing so well. Keep up the work and you will do great!!!!

    1. WriterJanis profile image76
      WriterJanisposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for your encouragement.

  11. JRScarbrough profile image87
    JRScarbroughposted 3 years ago

    That’s definitely par for the course. The system is repeating that success until you are making $10,000 every month. JK!

    You’re doing really well. You have the right idea. Now, just rinse and repeat. smile

 
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