Broke a Personal Adsense Record

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  1. Whitney05 profile image84
    Whitney05posted 13 years ago

    So, I've had a lot going on in my life lately and haven't spent as much time here as usual. When I checked my earnings from November on Adsense, I was stunned. Not only did I reach a personal overal best of over $1000, but my HubPages portion composed over $900 of that. I'm extatic!

    I'm not sure if that had anything to do with participating in the NovHubChallenge or not, but it is sweet either way... Even though I didn't complete the challenge due to school and personal issues; I got pretty close.

    1. prettydarkhorse profile image56
      prettydarkhorseposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      congrats, merry xmas to you! I know it is hard work for you, Maita

    2. Trsmd profile image57
      Trsmdposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Congrats for earning $1,000 in one month?

    3. Dao Hoa profile image62
      Dao Hoaposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Congrats! You have 666 hubs! No wonder! Again, congrats.

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      cosetteposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      awesome! congratulations smile

    5. JYOTI KOTHARI profile image60
      JYOTI KOTHARIposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Your hard work had paid you ultimately. Go ahead.

      Jyoti Kothari

    6. Karina S. profile image59
      Karina S.posted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Good job! Congratulations!

    7. adamareangere profile image67
      adamareangereposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Wow! Congratulations!

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      khmohsinposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Good work, you should make a hub about that topic too, it will give you a good traffic also.

    9. Curious Jen profile image60
      Curious Jenposted 13 years agoin reply to this


  2. Mark Knowles profile image59
    Mark Knowlesposted 13 years ago

    Good for you Whitney. Nice Christmas present. big_smile

  3. frogdropping profile image78
    frogdroppingposted 13 years ago

    Well done and a merry Christmas in your household smile

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    Nelle Hoxieposted 13 years ago

    Very well done Whitney, for whatever reason. $1000 in adsense earnings is a great achievement. With 666 hubs, I doubt 30 Hub Challenge hubs made a lot of difference. But wow, $1000 just from adsense, very fantastic. And you're "just a kid", still in college. You work very hard between your school, research, and hundreds of hubs. One of the best work ethics I've seen in a long time anywhere.

    1. Whitney05 profile image84
      Whitney05posted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks.. I'm not sure if my 25ish hubs from NovHubChallenge had anything to do with it, but I wouldn't discount it. I'm usually around $800+ a month in HubPage Adsense alone, but to not have logged in my Adsense account since Nov 17th, to find I earned over 1K was nice.

      I haven't checked Amazon or Ebay yet, but I assume it's probably average.

      Oh, and I'm definitely a busy person. Ha... Trying my best to do what I can now to help in the future. I want nice things in life, and I know what I have to do to get them... Work... Although, a stay at home wife and mom would be lovely; I just don't see that happening for me right now.

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        Nelle Hoxieposted 13 years agoin reply to this

        So would ya go check your Amazon and Ebay accounts and let us know if you broke another personal record! How can you not check your earnings every day?

  5. Dr23 profile image59
    Dr23posted 13 years ago

    Awesome job! Congrats!

  6. weblog profile image56
    weblogposted 13 years ago

    That's really great, Whitney.. Congrats! big_smile

  7. Chloe Comfort profile image60
    Chloe Comfortposted 13 years ago

    Congratulations! Santa delivered early to you :-) Happy Holidays!

  8. Bail Up ! profile image60
    Bail Up !posted 13 years ago

    Wow, Congratulations! and great timing.

  9. Ben Zoltak profile image82
    Ben Zoltakposted 13 years ago

    Holy mackerel! I'm amazed at the $1000 dollars in a month, and the over 600 hubs. Prolific Whitney05!!!

  10. NaomiR profile image76
    NaomiRposted 13 years ago

    That's terrific! Congrats!

  11. CMHypno profile image83
    CMHypnoposted 13 years ago

    Amazing achievement Whitney! Congratulations and what a great Christmas bonus for you!

  12. englightenedsoul profile image58
    englightenedsoulposted 13 years ago


  13. KCC Big Country profile image85
    KCC Big Countryposted 13 years ago

    Super job, Whitney! Congrats! $1000 !!! That's such a nice surprise to find, isn't it?

    1. Whitney05 profile image84
      Whitney05posted 13 years agoin reply to this

      It really is a great surprise... Trying to save up to get a crossover SUV or something bigger than a mustang, so the more I can earn, means the bigger down payment I can put forth.

      1. KCC Big Country profile image85
        KCC Big Countryposted 13 years agoin reply to this

        At that rate, it won't be long and you can just pay cash for it.  smile    I'm really pleased for you. 

        This is more for the other newbies reading this than it is for someone who has more than double my, but I totally saw a difference in my earnings once I started doing the HubChallenges. They are a fantastic practice excercise that helps you improve your brainstorming ability when thinking up new topics to write about, your ability to research keywords, your ease in writing skills and finding your voice, and it helps you find out what the viewing public responds best to.

        I bet every one of us has a hub that we published that we had no idea it would take off like it did.  Then I bet we all have one that we thought would skyrocket and has only managed to get a couple dozen views from a few loyal fans.  The more hubs you do the more you start to figure a few things out based on your own style.

        Again, congrats Whitney...we all aspire to be like you.

  14. flread45 profile image63
    flread45posted 13 years ago

    Congrats to you whitney,it will help pay for that education.
    Merry Christmas

  15. Jeffrey Neal profile image69
    Jeffrey Nealposted 13 years ago

    FAntastic achievement Whitney! big_smile

  16. Aya Katz profile image82
    Aya Katzposted 13 years ago

    Congratulations, Whitney!

  17. Ultimate Hubber profile image66
    Ultimate Hubberposted 13 years ago

    A really motivational post for the most of us.


  18. Casper021 profile image62
    Casper021posted 13 years ago

    Good Job, keep it up

  19. Stacie L profile image86
    Stacie Lposted 13 years ago

    that's awesome Whitney!!
    i hope to become better at traffic...;smile

  20. mega1 profile image68
    mega1posted 13 years ago

    Very very awesome and you give us all hope! Happy Holidays!

  21. Patty Inglish, MS profile image87
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 13 years ago

    That's great news, Whitney; Congratulations! You'll encourage other writers to keep on contributing too. I do think the 30 Day Challenge and the HubMob help me quite a bit.

    Anyway, it's a nice Christmas present to yourself. smile

  22. Eldritch Elegy profile image60
    Eldritch Elegyposted 13 years ago

    Wow! Congrats!

    How on earth do you do that?

  23. habee profile image93
    habeeposted 13 years ago

    Wow, Whitney! That's amazing! You're my new hero!

  24. RedElf profile image89
    RedElfposted 13 years ago

    Congratulations, Whitney - you certainly deserve it for all your hard work! Sure feels good though, I'll bet. Well done, girl! big_smile

  25. SandyMcCollum profile image63
    SandyMcCollumposted 13 years ago

    Wow, you're my hero! Congratulations Whitney!

  26. dohn121 profile image81
    dohn121posted 13 years ago

    Merry Christmas indeed big_smile  Congrats, Whitney.  You deserve it cool

  27. VacationAustralia profile image68
    VacationAustraliaposted 13 years ago

    This is so nice to see. A deserving person who has worked well being recognized! Well done Whitney, you really do deserve it! Your hubs are top quality all the way! smile

  28. travelespresso profile image69
    travelespressoposted 13 years ago

    That's a moment of pure gold!  Congrats.

  29. Kidgas profile image62
    Kidgasposted 13 years ago

    Congratulations.  It is a well deserved reward for all of your hard work.  Keep it up.

  30. livewithrichard profile image74
    livewithrichardposted 13 years ago

    Fantastic accomplishment Whitney.  I wondered what happend to you at the end of the challenge, I was certain you would finish when I did, we seemed to be on the same pace.  Anyway, Merry Christmas and happy SUV hunting.

  31. Whitney05 profile image84
    Whitney05posted 13 years ago

    livewithrichard, I got busy in so many other areas of my live. Plus a little relationship glitch that severely stressed me out on top of it all... I just wasn't able to finish that one. Got close though. I was sure I was going to be able to do it, but it's hard to work with excess stress on your back. I've finally been able to log in and start working. I hate to say it, but I wasn't even answering comments; deleted most bc I had over 100 at one point, and didn't have the strength or nerve to read them all. Skimmed them though, and answered some, left some, but deleted most. :-/

    1. livewithrichard profile image74
      livewithrichardposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Well I'm sure that whatever is stressing you, you'll work it out soon. I see how hard you work here and I can remember this time of year in college with finals and goodbye's to friends, but the bright side is, there is only a few weeks to the new year and fresh starts.  Take a break until you get your head on right, we'll keep the light on here smile

  32. cindyvine profile image72
    cindyvineposted 13 years ago

    Wow Whitney, that is amazing!  I rock along with my odd few cents! lol

  33. charlybell profile image61
    charlybellposted 13 years ago

    Thats great, nice job!!  What great timing around the holidays too.

  34. viryabo profile image94
    viryaboposted 13 years ago

    Well done Whitney, with your busy life, you have to be congratulated for this feat. CONGRATULATIONS. You will certtainly hit 5 figures before you know it. GOOD LUCK smile

  35. Lisa HW profile image62
    Lisa HWposted 13 years ago

    Nicely done.  Congratulations.  smile

  36. Money Glitch profile image62
    Money Glitchposted 13 years ago

    Wow, now that's some good news right before Christmas, and an incentive to those of us that aspire to generate income via our writing.

    Congratulations Whitney, it's good to hear from you!

  37. RachelGB profile image58
    RachelGBposted 13 years ago

    That is so amazing and inspiring!

    Great work!

  38. Laura du Toit profile image77
    Laura du Toitposted 13 years ago

    Congratulations Whitney You deserve it! smile

  39. Chris Crow profile image57
    Chris Crowposted 13 years ago

    Congratulations on that very rewarding milestone (yay--1,000 bucks!) and as you suggest in your quote above, I am sure your participation in the 30 hub challenge is what helped you reach that hefty figure.

    I have noticed that when I put up a lot of content on hubpages in a relatively short amount of time, traffic and income increase.  It makes sense, too, when you think about it. smile

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    shazwellynposted 13 years ago

    What a thrill!  You have inspired hope, never to give up.  Just what I needed to keep going! x

  41. Jerilee Wei profile image69
    Jerilee Weiposted 13 years ago

    You've proved that hard work and perserverance pays off.  Congratulations!

  42. Mieka profile image63
    Miekaposted 13 years ago

    Wow congrats! That will teach us newbies to stick around!

    You have so many hubs! That is almost 1 per day. Where do you get all the inspiration?

    Good luck on keeping up the earnings!

  43. skyfire profile image80
    skyfireposted 13 years ago

    Congratulations! Happy Holidays.

  44. itech profile image66
    itechposted 13 years ago


  45. bojanglesk8 profile image60
    bojanglesk8posted 13 years ago

    Hopefully, one day I'll be able to make that much from Adsense.

    1. itech profile image66
      itechposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      I am with you.

  46. earnestshub profile image82
    earnestshubposted 13 years ago

    I am happy for you Whitney, it validates your good work, well done indeed! smile

  47. brimancandy profile image80
    brimancandyposted 13 years ago

    Good for you! I can only hope to make that much money. I take it you made that money off from all of your hubs combined?

    Do you belong to other affiliates as well? making money on those? If so, how are you doing in those areas? I'm hoping well.

    I have had various short stories out there that I was giving away for free. Total at one site over 3,000 fans, and over 10,000 at another website. Those were both at geocities which sadly no longer exists.

    I can only imagine the money I could have made, if I could have brought all of those fans to hub pages.

    But, knowing all those people were enjoying my work, was very inspiring. Too bad that Yahoo took away something that so many
    people loved.

  48. Hmrjmr1 profile image71
    Hmrjmr1posted 13 years ago

    Great Job Whitney! The quality of your work speaks for itself this way! Hoooah! smile

  49. emievil profile image67
    emievilposted 13 years ago

    Congrats Whitney! You're giving me hope and the motivation to write more smile.

  50. thisisoli profile image72
    thisisoliposted 13 years ago

    Nicely done, hope I can make that much in the near future!


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