Making Money on Hubpages Through Facebook

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  1. johnb0127 profile image64
    johnb0127posted 9 years ago

    Have a facebook?  You a hubber?  Here are some goods ways to generate traffic to your hubs through facebook!

    <snipped link-please do not promote hubs in the forum>

    Thanks!
    --John

    1. earnestshub profile image87
      earnestshubposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I get a reasonable amount of traffic from Facebook, but it has not been from buyers. I find social bookmarking to be useful for developing an online presence, but not for directly creating income.
      I also find the bookmarking sites to be annoying. I do not want to kick, lick or do anything else to my visitors and find it all a bit silly.

  2. Patty Inglish, MS profile image92
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 9 years ago

    Three is a substantially-sized Hubber FaceBook group already, but I don't think FaceBook is generating much traffic for us overall.

  3. johnb0127 profile image64
    johnb0127posted 9 years ago

    Really?  It has for me.

    1. Mark Knowles profile image60
      Mark Knowlesposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      LOL

      Do tell how much money it has made for you in 6 weeks lol

      How dumb do you think we are?

      I mean, I took a look at your hub on making money with facebook and......

  4. WHoArtNow profile image82
    WHoArtNowposted 9 years ago

    I'd be intrigued by how much traffic your getting from Facebook. I've been actively adding links and sharing with friends now for months and have only had 349 visits, and I get 1500pv a day.

    I guess the more friends you have the better, but you need loads of content too.

    @johnb - What % of your traffic is from FB? And from that could you give me a rough estimate of the kind of earning you have made from it?

    Andre

  5. johnb0127 profile image64
    johnb0127posted 9 years ago

    I meant TRAFFIC not MONEY!

    1. Marisa Wright profile image97
      Marisa Wrightposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Most of us here are looking for qualified traffic, i.e. traffic that wants to spend money.

      You can generate huge traffic from Stumbleupon, for instance, but Stumblers never click on ads.  If you have a large network on Facebook, I imagine you could get some decent traffic too - but once again, I suspect they're not the kind of readers who would click on ads (unless they think they're doing you a favour by clicking, in which case they can even create trouble for you).

    2. Mark Knowles profile image60
      Mark Knowlesposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      So why is your hub on the subject entitled, "Making Money on Hubpages Through Facebook"?

  6. Bard of Ely profile image86
    Bard of Elyposted 9 years ago

    I never get much traffic from anything I've posted on Facebook and am not keen on the site because of all the rubbish mail you are bound to get there although I am told some people think it's a lot of fun! They must have a lot more time on their hands than me!

  7. johnb0127 profile image64
    johnb0127posted 9 years ago

    Because when you get traffic to your hubs, people click on the ads which you then make money.  You look like an expert, you should know this.

  8. Misha profile image71
    Mishaposted 9 years ago

    Also, not all traffic clicks on the ads, only targeted one does. You as a Facebook expert surely know this lol

    1. johnb0127 profile image64
      johnb0127posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      So your saying that people on Facebook aren't interested in the ads?  How do you know?  Are YOU an expert?  smile

      1. Misha profile image71
        Mishaposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        I am not writing hubs about making money on HP through FB just yet, and don't pretend to be an expert in FB. When I will, I will be able to defend what I write smile
        And of course I do not break forum rules by posting promotional links - yes I am an expert in this smile

        1. johnb0127 profile image64
          johnb0127posted 9 years agoin reply to this

          HaHa!  Thanks, I know you are.

          --John

  9. EYEAM4ANARCHY profile image83
    EYEAM4ANARCHYposted 9 years ago

    I'm not terribly impressed with Facebook thus far.

  10. BDazzler profile image80
    BDazzlerposted 9 years ago

    Face book is where I connect with old friends and a few new ones ... When I post a link to a hub on facebook, I see a spike in traffic on that hub and sometimes a few others over the next day or two.  The question, for me, is not is it profitable, but do my friends actually read what I write. A lot do, and sometimes we talk about it.

    90% of my facebook friends are people I've met over the years in real life.

    90% of my Hubpages friends are people I only know from hub pages

    Money? Nah, neither makes me any money. But it is interesting!

    (As far as I can tell, the only one who makes any money at this is Mark)

    1. Mark Knowles profile image60
      Mark Knowlesposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Misha does OK too - but I don't think either of us are too impressed with a newbie writing a hub about how to make money from facebook visits big_smile

      Especially one who loves police scanners, teaches you how to be a real christian, adds links to hubs on subjects he know FA about and doesn't even have a facebook link on his user page. big_smile

      1. johnb0127 profile image64
        johnb0127posted 9 years agoin reply to this

        O come on

    2. johnb0127 profile image64
      johnb0127posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Yeah.  In the hub I didn't say you would ABSOLUTELY POSITIVELY make money, its just a way to generate traffic.  I would change the name, but the url would stay the same sad.  Although technically it wouldn't make any difference if I renamed the hub Getting Traffic to Your Hubs Through Facebook because traffic is what generated money.  I don't care how many times you call me a "newbie" or not an expert, but I know about Hubpages through Facebook because people I know have talked to me about my hubs and like them.  I may not be an expert (even though my ranking is LOL big_smile), but I do know how to generate traffic to hubs through facebook!

      --John

      1. Mark Knowles profile image60
        Mark Knowlesposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        LOL

        Come on then - what is your facebook profile? This is mine -

        http://www.facebook.com/people/Mark-Knowles/702069847

        This is Misha's:

        http://www.facebook.com/people/Mikhail- … /774974457

        big_smile

        1. johnb0127 profile image64
          johnb0127posted 9 years agoin reply to this

          I don't know why I need this (LOL) but I added yall as friends smile

          1. Mark Knowles profile image60
            Mark Knowlesposted 9 years agoin reply to this

            All them christians spend money with you then? big_smile

            1. johnb0127 profile image64
              johnb0127posted 9 years agoin reply to this

              What is that supposed to mean?

      2. WHoArtNow profile image82
        WHoArtNowposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Then surely your hub is deceptively titled...

        1. johnb0127 profile image64
          johnb0127posted 9 years agoin reply to this

          Big whoop, already discussed that above!

          --John

  11. johnb0127 profile image64
    johnb0127posted 9 years ago

    Mark - Just wanted to say I like your hub on getting your hub to be on Google's first page.  Its informative and very intelligent.  Good Job!

    --John

  12. bgpappa profile image81
    bgpappaposted 9 years ago

    All I did was put a URL to my profile here on my Facebook profile and it has generated a good many views. Maybe it is just my wife looking but page views is how we eventually make some money here.  (Of course, she will never buy anything)  And I got the idea from the original hub discussed here.  So I for one say thanks.

    1. johnb0127 profile image64
      johnb0127posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Finally!  Someone who actually reads and heads the advice of the hub instead of putting it down!  LOL Thanks bgpappa

      --John

  13. WHoArtNow profile image82
    WHoArtNowposted 9 years ago

    Ok, well then perhaps you can answer my first question, how much traffic have you seen off Facebook? What % is it of your overall page views, and what does that equal in money terms through Adsense?

    I'm just intrigued to see if other people have a similar conversion ratio to mine.

    Oh, and even if the URL stays the same, it would surly look better if you changed the title.

    1. johnb0127 profile image64
      johnb0127posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I have actually seen approx. 35% percent of my traffic through hubpages.  That may not seen like alot, but hey, ITS TRAFFIC!

  14. WHoArtNow profile image82
    WHoArtNowposted 9 years ago

    35% from facebook is huge compared to my 0.3%. What's your overall page views though? 35% of 1000 is ok, 35% of 100,000 is awesome.

    1. johnb0127 profile image64
      johnb0127posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      HA!  Yeah my overall page views in only around 1000 (beginner).  So its around 35% of 1000, which as you said aint too bad...

      --John

  15. WHoArtNow profile image82
    WHoArtNowposted 9 years ago

    right, similar to me, I've had 359 from facebook, out of a total of 123,057, you can see why I don't rank facebook to highly.

    1. johnb0127 profile image64
      johnb0127posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Ha, thats true.  I guess its because I promote my hubs A LOT over facebook.  I don't have a blog or a website, so Facebook is pretty much all I got! Lol

      --John

      1. WHoArtNow profile image82
        WHoArtNowposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        I don't have a blog or website tp promote from either. There are plenty of places to promote, Digg, Stumbleupon, Mixx etc etc. And don't forget relevant forums either, all traffic helps after all.

        1. johnb0127 profile image64
          johnb0127posted 9 years agoin reply to this

          Yeah.  I just became of member of Stumbleupon yesterday but havent learned how to use it.  What is Digg?

  16. JYOTI KOTHARI profile image61
    JYOTI KOTHARIposted 9 years ago

    Digg is a social bookmarking site that allows you to list your sites, blogs and hubpages.

             Jyoti Kothari

    1. johnb0127 profile image64
      johnb0127posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Digg.com?

 
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