First $100+ day from HubPages, How was your cyberMonday?

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  1. sunforged profile image71
    sunforgedposted 14 years ago

    With the 3am mark past and adsense rolled to a new day, I can celebrate my first 100 dollar day using only hub sources

    Yesterday and today i enjoyed my highest amazon sales ever at almost 1500 in sales to amazon and almost reached 100 yesterday also.

    I still have 7 days to maybe see even more results from ePn trickle in.

    How? Well, i cant be sure with only two days of stats, but between jumping on the cyber monday trend, taking advantage of google "news" rankings and turning my twitter on overdrive for the two days (lost ten followers wink ) and using the backlink sources Ive mentioned a few or all of those factors worked!

    This is by no means my regular return on hubpages yet ...but between Nelles  ( )post and my results today..Im pretty optimistic about some serious returns this holiday season

    Anyody get some big surprises this CyberMonday/Black friday  weekend?

    1. anglfire693 profile image62
      anglfire693posted 14 years agoin reply to this


      This is very interesting!  I took a look at some of your articles and can't wait to read them!

      1. sunforged profile image71
        sunforgedposted 14 years agoin reply to this

        thanks, I noticed a response you made in a thread about writing online that mentioned you are working from home and need to make the most out of it.

        with that in mind, I suggest reading Nelles thread which is hyperlinked above and use her as an example..just a couple of months in, HUGE output, focused plan of attack and great results.

        1. anglfire693 profile image62
          anglfire693posted 14 years agoin reply to this

          Thanks for the tip!  It seems you are well on your way to great things here!  Best of luck for continued and growing success!!


    2. rebekahELLE profile image85
      rebekahELLEposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      that's great news for you!! when I saw your new hub yesterday, I was hoping to find out you had a successful day.

      there is a lot to learn from you and Nelle and others who are bringing in the $. smile

    3. Will Apse profile image89
      Will Apseposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Am I the only one who can't make sense of this post?

      1. sunforged profile image71
        sunforgedposted 14 years agoin reply to this

        lol, was a little past 3am, busy ecommerce weekend, lots of family gatherings..i might not be at my most intelligible yet

  2. GeneralHowitzer profile image69
    GeneralHowitzerposted 14 years ago

    Great... Cheers Buddy... big_smile

  3. Dr23 profile image60
    Dr23posted 14 years ago

    Nice job!

    My cyber Monday was no different than any other day. Amazon keeps giving me log in issues, so who knows if 1) I made any sales or 2) if I did, if they will be credited to me.

  4. prettydarkhorse profile image57
    prettydarkhorseposted 14 years ago

    congrats sunforged

  5. caravalhophoto profile image60
    caravalhophotoposted 14 years ago


  6. profile image0
    Nelle Hoxieposted 14 years ago

    Great News Sunforged!!!!

    Maybe I'll have to start twitting again. (I used to lose alot of followers too.) Backlinks - however you do them - are really very important - very tedious, but I can't stress how important.

    After reading about Dale Mazurek's success with article marketing, that's become a goal for me in 2010. I always try to add new skills every year.

    1. sunforged profile image71
      sunforgedposted 14 years agoin reply to this


      On tweeting/twitter:

      My old free system of automatic scheduled tweets stopped working..twitter recently disallowed any partner sites to allow scheduling.

      Finally, got around to implementing a desktop based system and was sending out tweets every 3-5 minutes(usually, i do around every 20 minutes, plus i add naturally using twitterbar  - losing 15 followers out of 4.5K was an ok tradeoff..I only link to my articles and throw in random quotes I appreciate, I dont expect most of my followers even notice..i probably lost users with small accounts that probably had nothing but my tweets in their feed..i would unfollow me too

      although I only see twitter as a marketing tool, i try to be value straight links to offers or crap ebooks or anything, descriptive text with works! when I have the system on it generates between 100-300 clicks a day (to my sites, not my ads)...I had to pay or my current twitter software and im not regretting it

      thanks again everyone...its easily repeatable this holiday season and Habee..a 12 day is awesome on adsense! congrats smile

  7. kirstenblog profile image79
    kirstenblogposted 14 years ago

    Congrats! big_smile

    My cyberMonday was not as good as yours, I spent mine in the hospital getting my ankle x-rayed. Luckily no breaks, just a damaged ligament or torn, they couldn't tell me sad.

    I do hope to have a day when I have news such as yours to share, with a day job I expect it will take more hubs for me to experience something like that! My hubs are a lot of trial and error in learning what works for me that people will actually want to read and enjoy. Who knows maybe I will get fired or something and will suddenly have more time to write hubs and increase my experience/ability big_smile. Funny how a job can feel like a trap sad

    1. wrenfrost56 profile image58
      wrenfrost56posted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Sorry to hear that KB sad Hopefully things will look up soon.

      Way to go SF! smile Heres to many more!

      1. kirstenblog profile image79
        kirstenblogposted 14 years agoin reply to this

        WrenFrost, my mother in law took me to the hospital yesterday and commented, so this is how you are going to get more time to write your hubs! lollollollollollol

        I guess there really is a silver lining to every cloud big_smile

  8. profile image0
    lynnechandlerposted 14 years ago

    Mine pretty much was a bust all the way around but I'm still pretty new to this and didn't really have the grasp that I have now. Moving forward I am working on a plan to have this kind of output for next year. Hopefully what I have learned in the past few months here will make a difference in my income next year.

    Congrats to those of you that did really well this past weekend and are seeing the fruits of your hard work.

  9. habee profile image92
    habeeposted 14 years ago

    Wow, Sun, that's great! And to think I was excited about the $12 I made yesterday from!

    1. profile image0
      Nelle Hoxieposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Nothing wrong with $12.

      1. habee profile image92
        habeeposted 14 years agoin reply to this

        True, Nelle! I was happy with it. BTW, congrats on your great month!

  10. profile image0
    Nelle Hoxieposted 14 years ago

    My Amazon and ebay stats haven't updated yet, so I don't know how cyber Monday went on hubpages. Adsense looks good. And I had a nice number of clicks on Ebay, but until I see the value of those clicks, who knows?

    The rest of my websites had a pretty good day. About in the middle of my past cyber Mondays.

  11. NaomiR profile image74
    NaomiRposted 14 years ago

    That's great, congrats!

  12. Len Cannon profile image86
    Len Cannonposted 14 years ago

    I can't speak yet since my Amazon page hasn't updated for Monday yet, my Friday-Sunday earnings there were over $100 which is hugely uncommon for me plus a decent increase from AdSense.  I'm really hoping for another ten items shipped though.

    1. profile image0
      Nelle Hoxieposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      The non-updating Amazon report, is very frustrating today. (It hasn't been this late in months.) I need 1 more item to move to the next commission tier. And a bunch of stuff that was ordered might have shipped yesterday. I'm in the mood for a conspiracy theory.

      1. Hmrjmr1 profile image69
        Hmrjmr1posted 14 years agoin reply to this

        Blame it on George Bush (Both of them)

  13. Csjun89 profile image60
    Csjun89posted 14 years ago

    I'm still far from reaching that milestone

  14. KCC Big Country profile image86
    KCC Big Countryposted 14 years ago

    That's awesome Sunforged!  I made zero on Amazon on cyber Monday and less than $3 on Adsense. 

    I suck.  LOL

    1. profile image0
      pgrundyposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Don't feel bad KCC! I suck worse.

      I made $1.09 on Adsense, nothing on Amazon. But I've been kinda absent and out of it for the past six weeks.

      Even when I'm NOT out of it, I don't rake it in though.

      1. KCC Big Country profile image86
        KCC Big Countryposted 14 years agoin reply to this

        At least I'm in good company.  Hope you and Bill are doing better!

  15. profile image0
    ryankettposted 14 years ago

    Lol, I made about $4-$5 on 'CyberMonday'.... I had a much better 'SuperSunday'

  16. rebekahELLE profile image85
    rebekahELLEposted 14 years ago

    I'll ask over here, on our hubs that aren't specifically selling a product, can we only use tags from the hub text, or can we use tags for items listed in an amazon capsule?

    1. sunforged profile image71
      sunforgedposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      use tags relevant to your content, i would include selected amazon items and topics as your content.

      1. rebekahELLE profile image85
        rebekahELLEposted 14 years agoin reply to this

        thank you. good to know!

  17. Hmrjmr1 profile image69
    Hmrjmr1posted 14 years ago

    Congrats to all you high rollers, I got .32 cents on adsense yesterday. Not my all time high! But things are picking up so High ho High ho its off to hub I go!

  18. N. Ramius profile image74
    N. Ramiusposted 14 years ago

    I received nothing from AdSense on Black Friday or Cyber Monday but I had 4 Amazon sales on Black Friday which more than doubles my total Amazon sales. Now if only the orders convert to final sales.

  19. Ms Chievous profile image67
    Ms Chievousposted 14 years ago

    Wow Sunforged that is great! My Cyber Monday scored me a little over eight dollars. I had a good Cyber Saturday though where I almost made as much as I did Monday.  My Amazon hasn't come through yet, maybe they are busy calculating all the money I made.. NOT.  I am not holding my breath on that smile

  20. lakeerieartists profile image63
    lakeerieartistsposted 14 years ago

    This is very good news, and I am very excited about Nelle's news.  I was excited myself for a $53 Adsense in November which is only one month after my very first payout.  I will be spending much more time on Hubpages in 2010.

    My ebay has been erratic so far, with click amounts ranging all over the place, but I have set up a strategy that I think will really pay out next year.

    I think that we will see this Christmas season get compressed a lot towards the end of the season even online.

    I still have to learn how to take advantage of Black Friday/Cyber Monday, but that will have to wait for next year.

  21. Jeffrey Neal profile image69
    Jeffrey Nealposted 14 years ago

    That is an awesome take sunforged!  I had a couple of good adsense clicks, but nothing else.  I also used twitter some yesterday, but got only clicks from that, no Amazon orders...lotta clicks, though. big_smile

  22. Laura du Toit profile image76
    Laura du Toitposted 14 years ago

    Congratulations to everyone who did well this month and over the start to the festive shopping. Hope it carries on at least until Christmas! smile

  23. Jane@CM profile image60
    Jane@CMposted 14 years ago

    Yep, Rival Roasters are hot on Amazon.  LOVE IT!!!

  24. profile image0
    Nelle Hoxieposted 14 years ago

    Just got home after a day of errands and appointments. The whole time I was wondering what did Amazon and Ebay do yesterday? My total Commissions - Amazon: $52.78, Ebay $35.27, Adsense $10.22 for a total of $98.27.

    1. lakeerieartists profile image63
      lakeerieartistsposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Not too shabby.  I am going to work to beat you next year.  LOL


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