Why over 90% Drop in Adsense Earnings?

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  1. incomeguru profile image95
    incomeguruposted 11 months ago

    I have noted a huge drop in Google Adsense earnings starting from today. Traffic has been way up. However, no clicks, CTR zero, and CPC nil. Is the HP Exchange Bidding Dynamic Allocation (EBDA) responsible for this glitch or is it Google Adsense bug?

    1. tritrain profile image84
      tritrainposted 11 months agoin reply to this

      Perhaps it will take time to find its level.  Or, perhaps it's not all we'd hoped for after all.

    2. TIMETRAVELER2 profile image98
      TIMETRAVELER2posted 11 months agoin reply to this

      There is another post about this issue towards the end of which Paul explains what happened.  To date, the issue has not been fixed, but he did say that any earnings from Adsense will not be retroactive, meaning, they're gone.  If you have not done so already, switch back to the HP program or you'll earn nothing until the problem has been handled.

      https://hubpages.com/community/forum/14 … nings-drop

      1. Michael Kismet profile image95
        Michael Kismetposted 11 months agoin reply to this

        I just checked my Adsense account and did earn some more this morning.  But I received a warning about adding my publishers Id to an ad txt file to one the niche sites?

        Anyone else get this warning? Any help would be much appreciated!

        1. chef-de-jour profile image97
          chef-de-jourposted 11 months agoin reply to this

          Yes, I have this too. Strange, the warning came just as the earnings seem to return? Difficult to know what to do especially if you're a tech ignoramus like me. I'm going to wait for an official post from the HP staff to act, or not - and hope that in the meantime the earnings remain stable.
          As if to compensate, CPM on HP ads are rocketing.

          1. Michael Kismet profile image95
            Michael Kismetposted 11 months agoin reply to this

            Looks like the problem has been resolved.  Hope yours is fixed too, Andrew. CPM for Hub ads has been consistently great, let us hope it goes above and beyond our expectations.

  2. Chriswillman90 profile image98
    Chriswillman90posted 11 months ago

    I just noticed the same thing, what's going on?

  3. ngureco profile image82
    ngurecoposted 11 months ago

    That's right theraggededge. There are no Adsense earnings coming via Hubpages. Hope someone from Hubpages' team will fix it.

  4. PaulGoodman67 profile image98
    PaulGoodman67posted 11 months ago

    It would be good to her from someone at HP what's happening? I had a big drop too!

    1. Michael Kismet profile image95
      Michael Kismetposted 11 months agoin reply to this

      I just checked my Adsense account and made a few cents from a niche site, after a week of nothing. I think they might have fixed the problem? Can anyone confirm?

      1. AloBeDa profile image96
        AloBeDaposted 11 months agoin reply to this

        Nothing much has changed from my end. Made a few pennies, but it was from my blogs.

    2. incomeguru profile image95
      incomeguruposted 11 months agoin reply to this

      From my own end, I think they have resolved the issue. I made some few cents too.


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