$99.45 - Will I make my monthly Adsense payment?

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    Nelle Hoxieposted 9 years ago

    I don't optimize for Google adsense and usually just squeak through above the payment threshold. But I thought I was a shoe in this month. But I've been stalled here all day. I hate to leave money on the table for an extra month.

    Anyone else holding their breath. So close.....

    1. RKHenry profile image76
      RKHenryposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I'm glad you brought this issue up.  I was just wondering too, how long did it take most hubbers to reach their first $100?

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        SirDentposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        It took me about 10 months to hit $100. Many have said to take as much time but some do not. I was actually surprised I hit the mark because of what I write about.

  2. Ladybird33 profile image64
    Ladybird33posted 9 years ago

    wow, I just wish I was that close.  Awesome, your rich smile

  3. Greek One profile image76
    Greek Oneposted 9 years ago

    sorry, I earned the other 55 cents this month

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    Ghost32posted 9 years ago

    Made it for this month, but took 5 months to do it.  Now let's see if I can POSSIBLY crank up my ten-foot snail to get a payout in a SINGLE month.

    Missing by pennies like that is not fun.  That would be like in my rodeo days when I was placing well on a saddle bronc on one side but "missed him out" on the other for a "no score".  Foo!

  5. waynet profile image71
    waynetposted 9 years ago

    I recieve a google adsense cheque every month...I just wish I could do it all with hubpages as it would make things a lot easier, but alas no, I have a collection of blogs and other webpages that alongside hubpages bring me my adsense cheque every month...

    You'll make it with your adsense payment!!

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    Nelle Hoxieposted 9 years ago

    Okay, some progress - hanging in at $99.80.

    Some people go to Vegas, me I spin the Google wheel every month.

    1. Lisa HW profile image66
      Lisa HWposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I think you'll do it.  The Google day doesn't end until California time.   smile    (Last month I was 20-something cents away from the Helium payout, but it came through.  I didn't even really care because Helium's payout is only $25, but the tension of being so close turned it into kind of a quest.)

  7. Rik Ravado profile image90
    Rik Ravadoposted 9 years ago

    Nelle - my Adsense has really bombed the last few days - traffic and CTR are OK but value per click has dropped dramatically.  Fortunately I'm due for a payout anyway but I do sympathise!

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      Nelle Hoxieposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Isn't that the truth. Ten days ago I thought I was going to have fabulous adsense month. Then things took a nosedive.

      1. WeddingConsultant profile image67
        WeddingConsultantposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Sounds pretty much like the exact same experience I've been having this month...eh.

  8. Kidgas profile image76
    Kidgasposted 9 years ago

    Wow, I thought it was just me.  Traffic was awesome, but I was getting no clicks at all.  It was a 4 day drought which I thought might have been over.  I am just waiting for the day when I can put together a few positive streaks.

    Best of luck to you Nelle.

  9. Ryan Hupfer profile image65
    Ryan Hupferposted 9 years ago

    A watched pot never boils, Nelle.

    Take an hour or so off from refreshing your AdSense account and I bet you'll hit the $100 mark. smile

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    Nelle Hoxieposted 9 years ago

    You've got a point Ryan, Hubster and I are going out for pizza and beer. (He's sick of hearing me whine too.)

  11. bgpappa profile image83
    bgpappaposted 9 years ago

    Odd, I noticed the per click rate seemed low, but just thought it was me.  Traffic is great, but not much money coming through

  12. Maddie Ruud profile image76
    Maddie Ruudposted 9 years ago

    Let us know if you made it...  We're all rooting for ya wink

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    Nelle Hoxieposted 9 years ago

    Did it - $103.83. Thank you all, for joining in. Hope you all meet your July goals too.

    Now if just 3 more Amazon products ship today I will be at 7.5% Amazon tier. I know stop it! That I have to wait until tomorrow morning to find out.

    What a crazy, crazy job this is.

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      SirDentposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Congratulations. smile

    2. Lisa HW profile image66
      Lisa HWposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I went out and came back, and just couldn't resist checking to see if you made it.  Glad to see you did.  Somehow it would be really "stinko" if you didn't make it for 20 cents.   smile

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        Nelle Hoxieposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Lisa that was sweet that you to check in.

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        SirDentposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        LOL funny that you say something like that. I am 9 cents short at this moment. tongue  I absolutely do not mind it though.

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          Nelle Hoxieposted 9 years agoin reply to this

          Sir Dent, you are at $99.91?!? and it isn't driving you crazy? You are indeed a very mature individual. But you do have a couple more hours to make it. Please let us know what happens.

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            SirDentposted 9 years agoin reply to this

            It actually doesn't bother me a bit. It will carry over to next month if I do not make it this month.

  14. karpouzian profile image59
    karpouzianposted 9 years ago

    You people who make money at this, even 50 bucks a month are an inspiration to keep me on my blog challenge! smile  Keep up the awesome work!

  15. Kidgas profile image76
    Kidgasposted 9 years ago

    Congrats, Nelle.  I am inspired to keep on going.

  16. Kidgas profile image76
    Kidgasposted 9 years ago

    Congrats, Nelle.  I am inspired to keep on going.

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    Nelle Hoxieposted 9 years ago

    I've made $100+ each month since my second month here. Usually like $110 or so. I thought this would be my best month. But it was a squeaker.

  18. expectus profile image86
    expectusposted 9 years ago

    Well done Nelle smile I was a few dollars off sad booo oh well, took me much longer than Nelle to get first payment around 4-5 Months

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      Nelle Hoxieposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Maybe you'll make it up. I guess Pacific Time gives us a few more hours. Atleast you're a shoe-in for next month!

  19. blondepoet profile image66
    blondepoetposted 9 years ago

    I was hoping one of you guys could help me with Adsense. It is so strange I started 6 months ago, and I used to be able to view April's earnings, May's earnings etc. Now it only starts in June the reports that I can view, the only options now are:
    Today, Last 7 days, This month, yesterday and Last month June, and also a new one that says since last payment, yet if I have been paid I cannot find any reference to that either. ??????

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      Nelle Hoxieposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Go to Advanced Reports and you can pick out any time period you want.

      1. blondepoet profile image66
        blondepoetposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks Nelle I can see everything now, it is like that song "I can see clearly now". Thanks again. smile

  20. Anamika S profile image66
    Anamika Sposted 9 years ago

    That's great. Congrats Nellie.

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    SirDentposted 9 years ago

    No changes through the night. No big deal though. smile

  22. HWP profile image61
    HWPposted 9 years ago

    OMG SirDent that would make me hiss and spit and stamp my feet - $0.09 ARGH!!  But yes on the flip side you are guaranteed to make it this month :-)

    I personally can't wait to hit the $100 mark, have quite a way to go so not gonna hold my breath, just keep on at it. I am guilty of checking my adsense account at least 4 or 5 times a day, not quite sure what I am expecting to see, but I confess I do a little dance even if I make $0.16 in a day *blush*  LOL

 
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