How can I increase or influence my CPM earnings in the Hubpages Ad Program?
Paul, I would choose keywords with higher CPCs. You can use the Google AdWords Keyword Tool (its free). Keep in mind though, they might be harder to rank for.
Lol, I wish I knew for sure. I've heard others say that the "competetive-ness" of the topic might be a factor (the more of a hot topic, the higher the CPM), but I doubt this is the only determinant. Others have said the quality of the content (in the advertizer's eyes) might play a part, too. I'm guessing this means having good keyword densities for popular searches, etc. I do use Google AdWords to do a bit of this.
I only have two hubs right now, but for some reason my starting CPM started at around $9.00 and has since climbed to $11.80. I honestly don't know why. It immediately struck me as suspicious because I've heard a lot of people mention that they usually get $2-5 CPM (but then again, I wouldn't be the one to know an accurate average because I'm really new to all this).
I've only been a member for 5 days. I haven't added any other hubs or anything... I'm trying figure out if this is just a "fluke" or something I can actually capitalize on.
I wish I could give a more definitive answer.
by The Write Life 2 years ago
Pretty frustrating when I get a significant traffic spike only to see CPM values plummet. My Google Analytics stay steady for the most part as far as page time, bounce rate and things of that nature. Why does this always happen?
by Seth Winter 8 years ago
I recently signed up for hubpages Ive written a few articles and so far I have about 500 views and my CPM shows about 7.50. I assumed the 7.50 was how much money ive made on people visiting ads on my page but a friend said otherwise...I know read something about CPM being you hubs per thousand...
by Lena Kovadlo 17 months ago
This month my CPM for the HP Ad Program is super low. It's been under $1.50 every day so far. And last month I had a lot of days where it was under $2. Wondering why that is and if it's just happening to me or if others are experiencing this as well.
by Cardia 2 years ago
In the past I relied solely on Adsense to earn income from Hubpages, however this year I was able to finally open a PayPal account, so I signed up for the Hubpages Ad program. As expected, I saw a drop in my Adsense earnings, but now it's practically non-existent. I was earning a couple dollars...
by Lisa 2 years ago
Okay-- here's my question. Stopped Hubpages ad program for experimentation. Within 2 hours, Adsense was finally paying decent! Was able to actually receive payment in one month because I hit the threshold of Adsense of $100.00. Super psyched finally! Last 3 days, nothing! Absolutely...
by Dilip Chandra 8 years ago
CPM is cost per mille, the advert cost per thousand views. I wanna know how Hubpages Ad Program CPM is working?Sometimes i will be having very low traffic to my hubs and sometimes it is very high. The worst part is when ever i have very low traffic i get very high CPM of Hubpages Ad Program and...
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