Does anybody else see the Hubpages Earnings fluctuating?

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  1. barbergirl28 profile image82
    barbergirl28posted 13 years ago

    Does anybody else see the Hubpages Earnings fluctuating?

    I just signed up a couple weeks ago for the Hubpages Earnings program. While I am happy with the increased earnings, there has been a couple of times when I have seen what I have earned to see later in the day that it has decreased. Can anyone explain the fluctuation or am I imagining it?

  2. PaulGoodman67 profile image95
    PaulGoodman67posted 13 years ago

    If it has an asterix beside it, it's an estimate and can go down when they finally calculate the values, I believe.

  3. LuisEGonzalez profile image83
    LuisEGonzalezposted 13 years ago

    My Adsense has decrease by about 16% but my Hubpages Ads have increased by about 22% since I first activated it.

    It appears that Hubpages has had a slight increase in Google rankings as I have seen an increase of search engine referral visits of about 36% from the previous month.

  4. smanty profile image58
    smantyposted 13 years ago

    I have noticed the same thing. I originally signed up for it and I made some extra money, but I have definitely seen a decrease in earnings from both my adsense account and the Hubpages ad program. I hope I begin to see an increase in earnings soon though.

    Good Luck!

  5. jdavis88 profile image91
    jdavis88posted 13 years ago

    Similar to adsense, the earnings are estimated at first and will fluctuate depending on the keyword worthiness, competition, and if there are any "click-throughs" that need to be factored in.

  6. profile image0
    writeronlineposted 13 years ago

    Half your luck :-)

    I joined HP just in time for the 'Google Massacre'. Signed up for Adsense anyway. I was equally quick to join the HP Earnings program when invited, as part of their opening the program to all Hubbers a couple of weeks back.

    I can't so far construct an honest sentence that contains HubPages, Adsense , Earnings, and an actual monetary amount. (OK, I'm exaggerating, I could cover a cup of coffee; instant, from a jar, that I already have in the house...)

    So, not only am I not seeing any fluctuation. I'm not seeing anything at all.

    (Only 13 hubs to date though; not ready to give up yet.)

    Good luck barbergirl, and may all your future fluctuations be upwards!

  7. Liz Goltra profile image60
    Liz Goltraposted 13 years ago

    I've written 15 hubs and have seen my earnings consistently go up until I posted the last one and I lost a few cents.  Two steps forward, one step back, I guess . . .

  8. dorothy0328 profile image73
    dorothy0328posted 13 years ago

    Well I just recently started the hubsense program about two weeks ago I have seen a couple of dips in the income but nothing major. However my adsense account seems to have gone down a fair amount. I recall reading that starting hubsense would possibly impact your adsense income but its seems as what I am lacking on adsense hubsense has made up for. I noticed one day it said I had made nothing which was way off however I looked yesterday and there is money on that same day now must have been a technical issue.

  9. celebritie profile image68
    celebritieposted 13 years ago

    I have a friend who writes for Squidoo and they told me that any time we write on the internet it is a gamble and its like pulling a lever on a slot machine.

    Sometimes we lose and sometimes we win and this can be in regards to traffic and money.

    They told me it is best to write about things that I find interesting and can stay motivated about because if I fixated on the highs and lows of the internet I would miss out on the most important part of the experience.

    Keep writing and everything else will work itself out!

  10. Brett Eliot profile image60
    Brett Eliotposted 13 years ago

    No I can't see that but I think they are recovering back.

  11. tsmog profile image84
    tsmogposted 12 years ago

    I think of it like the stock market and I don't really understand that, yet.

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    icountthetimesposted 12 years ago

    This sometimes happens outside of hubpages too, where estimated earnings are not always identical to actual earnings. It's just one of those things.

  13. ktrapp profile image92
    ktrappposted 12 years ago

    I wish there was some sort of thorough explanation somewhere.

    While I have only been around here for about 4 months I see a pattern: when my impressions are down, my cpm is up; and when my impressions are up, my cpm is down. I can't quite figure it out, but I'm just going to keep writing and see what happens since I have been pleased more-or-less so far.

  14. profile image0
    girgismcsposted 12 years ago

    Great and congratulations
    i just joined yesterday and i hope to see the earring like you did big_smile
    wish my luck

  15. zanaworld profile image59
    zanaworldposted 12 years ago

    I have noticed fluctuation in Hubpages earnings.  And I too wonder why it is so.

    thanks for all the answers.

  16. Hypersapien profile image42
    Hypersapienposted 12 years ago

    I think what you see initially is an estimate, not a finalized number, so there's always a chance that it will fluctuate.  I don't know that I've ever had the estimate go down, but it does frequently go up.  In addition, my overall earnings have been steadily inceasing since I've become serious about creating content.  (I actually have a few hubs comparing my earnings here to what I'm making on other sites like InfoBarrel and WebAnswers.)


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