How many months/articles did it take before you got your first check?

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  1. sarahspradlin profile image93
    sarahspradlinposted 10 months ago

    I do not need to know specific amounts paid to you, I know that is against the rules. Just wondering how long it took everyone smile

    1. sallybea profile image98
      sallybeaposted 10 months agoin reply to this

      7 months, not sure about the number of articles.

    2. john000 profile image96
      john000posted 10 months agoin reply to this

      6 months, about 30 articles

      1. paradigmsearch profile image89
        paradigmsearchposted 10 months agoin reply to this
  2. paradigmsearch profile image89
    paradigmsearchposted 10 months ago

    Used to be 2 years. Don't know how long it takes Google to make up its mind these days. Am likewise curious.

  3. janshares profile image96
    jansharesposted 10 months ago

    9 months, I think 20 something articles.

  4. ChristinS profile image50
    ChristinSposted 10 months ago

    My first payout was at 5 months and I had a dozenish hubs or so at that point.  My later hubs definitely performed better by about 10 months here i made payout every single month.  It's doable and you'll get there smile.  Once you reach that threshold it's easier to keep hitting it and growing.

  5. lobobrandon profile image88
    lobobrandonposted 10 months ago

    Took me 6 months don't know how many articles, and then I made payout every single month, but some time around a year and a half ago it was every two months for a few months, before getting back to every month.

  6. sarahspradlin profile image93
    sarahspradlinposted 10 months ago

    Thanks everyone! I think I'm on track to get my first payout in June which will be 8 months. I check every single morning. Even when it's just 25 cents I get so excited lol. Not even  because of the money but because of the views.

    1. Natalie Frank profile image97
      Natalie Frankposted 8 months agoin reply to this

      I think I saw my first payment after about 9 months  with 20 something articles but that was obviously accumulated over several months (5 or 6 I believe) at this point after writing regularly for 2 years I am still not managing payments every month, usually every other month, once in a while two months in a row.

  7. Rob DeLuca profile image81
    Rob DeLucaposted 8 months ago

    I just started posting again and will try to post at least once a day. Hopefully the money will start coming steady once i keep posting more regularly.

    1. greenmind profile image96
      greenmindposted 8 months agoin reply to this

      Do you mean writing articles? Posting in the forum doesn't earn anything.

  8. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image97
    Wesman Todd Shawposted 8 months ago

    When I started you got paid directly from Amazon or Google. Took me a year to get my first check from Google, and the minimum payout was $100 dollars.

    It was easier then to make money than it is now, and I was absolutely crap at making anything of quality. My articles were no better than what I now think of as blogs.

  9. EricFarmer8x profile image97
    EricFarmer8xposted 8 months ago

    I just started writing articles in November 2017. I am going to get my first HubPages ad program payout of about $70 next week.

  10. Daniel Mollat profile image98
    Daniel Mollatposted 8 months ago

    If the first payout is at the level of $50 I hope to be able to reach that amount in about a week or two from today. I have been writing here since January, so I've just about completed my fourth month.
    Wish me luck in getting my first paycheck soon.

  11. Rob DeLuca profile image81
    Rob DeLucaposted 8 months ago

    Good luck to all of you, hopefully i can get there one day also.


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