AdSense Ads

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  1. pauldeeds profile imageSTAFF
    pauldeedsposted 10 years ago

    There is currently a problem with the display of AdSense ads across HubPages.  We are investigating the issue, and hope to have ads working again soon.

    1. profile image0
      terrygposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      There's also a problem with communication. Now thats what I call professional!

      1. Stacie Naczelnik profile image70
        Stacie Naczelnikposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        Seriously everyone, calm down.  It was night in San Francisco where HubPages is located, so they were probably sleeping.  I know ads are an important thing for a lot of us, but let them figure it out.

    2. Just_Rodney profile image78
      Just_Rodneyposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Still not up to day 04h00 GMT + 2

      1. Whitney05 profile image81
        Whitney05posted 10 years agoin reply to this

        I see my ads. Not a problem on my end.

        I will say that some of them seem to be in a different place, as on a hub of mine that I just answered a comment on, there wasn't an ad on the very top above the content. It was at the bottom under the comments, where the ad that's usually in the middle goes if there isn't a place for it within the content. That's the only thing weird I've seen, but this is the second remark about not seeing ads.

    3. guidebaba profile image56
      guidebabaposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      There is Problem with the Adsense Site Too.

      http://www.guidebaba.com/Images/Guidebaba-Dancing.gif

  2. wilhb81 profile image60
    wilhb81posted 10 years ago

    Thanks for the fast response about this matter, paul.

    Hope the ads will becoming live asap.

    Wilson.

  3. SunSeven profile image67
    SunSevenposted 10 years ago

    Hi Paul,

    7 hours later..........

    Still no ads!

    sad

  4. Lissie profile image77
    Lissieposted 10 years ago

    Theyve  never been down this long !

  5. SunSeven profile image67
    SunSevenposted 10 years ago

    I am panicking! sad

    1. dodonnell profile image54
      dodonnellposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Why because your missing out on a few cents?

      1. SunSeven profile image67
        SunSevenposted 10 years agoin reply to this
  6. Fitter profile image75
    Fitterposted 10 years ago

    Hope you fix this soon guys.

  7. bloggerdollar profile image74
    bloggerdollarposted 10 years ago

    I hope we aren't banned..

  8. Fitter profile image75
    Fitterposted 10 years ago

    I think we can't be banned because I can't see any violating of Adsense TOS

  9. premsingh profile image59
    premsinghposted 10 years ago

    I think there is no need to panick. Lets give hub staff sufficient time to solve the problem.

  10. Bard of Ely profile image86
    Bard of Elyposted 10 years ago

    I had wondered where mine had gone!

  11. disposable_hero profile image50
    disposable_heroposted 10 years ago

    DEAR HUBPAGES!!!
    WHY ARE'nT THE ADS NOT GETTIN DISPLAYED???
    WHATS THE ACTUAL REASON???

  12. Misha profile image70
    Mishaposted 10 years ago

    Once again I find myself in agreement with Stacie yikes

    Guys,

    Since HP own revenue depends on Adsense as much as our revenue, I'm sure they are doing all what could be done. Pressure from our side will just add them more work and more stress - thus effectively delaying a solution, whatever it is smile

  13. Rik Ravado profile image90
    Rik Ravadoposted 10 years ago

    How have people been doing in terms of Adsense earnings this month?
    I would expect to have earned at least a few dollars by now but have had only one click worth 5c.

    My traffic isn't particularly low, either.  Looking on the bright side, loosing a days adsense earnings isn't a problem for me with such low earnings anyway!

  14. Lissie profile image77
    Lissieposted 10 years ago

    And its probably a good point that if loosing HP advertising for a day or so makes a serious dent to your income you should look at a bit more diversification of income streams ! Pity though April was shaping up for a good month :-( 

    Terryg there are only about 4 employees at HP - would you rather they fixed the problem or wrote  problem updates in the forums ?

  15. premsingh profile image59
    premsinghposted 10 years ago

    It appears to be a local problem as adsense ads at other sites with same affiliate code are currently getting displayed

    1. Lissie profile image77
      Lissieposted 10 years agoin reply to this



      Agreed - its definitly a HP page problem not that we've all been banned - ROTFL!

  16. Marye Audet profile image88
    Marye Audetposted 10 years ago

    OH ! Thanks! I was just abot to ask..I had not noticed they were gone but noticed that I had made very little yesteday ad nothing at all today.
    Thanks Paul!

  17. flread45 profile image76
    flread45posted 10 years ago

    No wonder I'm broke..No ADS>>>>:mad

  18. pauldeeds profile imageSTAFF
    pauldeedsposted 10 years ago

    It took a little longer than expected, but AdSense ads are now back on.   We're going to up the author's share from 60% to 70% for the rest of April as compensation for the down time.

    Another heads up, we're going to be switching over to the new eBay affiliates program in a couple of hours.  Stay tuned for that.

    1. SunSeven profile image67
      SunSevenposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      This is the second time it has happened within 40 days. I am concerned. I must have lost around 20 to 30 $ during this downtime. I hope this will not happen again.

      Perhaps the bigger earners at HP will have a better say on this?! sad

      1. pauldeeds profile imageSTAFF
        pauldeedsposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        I think the extra revenue share we've enabled until the end of the month will more than compensate for the downtime.  It should actually mean about a 17% increase in impressions for  you (from 60% to 70% is 16.7% more).  We're not very happy when we aren't making money either, so we certainly understand your frustration.

        1. SunSeven profile image67
          SunSevenposted 10 years agoin reply to this

          Thanks Paul smile That will be great. smile

    2. Isabella Snow profile image86
      Isabella Snowposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Is this *just* affiliates -- or is this a return to those ebay ads?

      1. pauldeeds profile imageSTAFF
        pauldeedsposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        It's just for eBay capsules.

        1. Isabella Snow profile image86
          Isabella Snowposted 10 years agoin reply to this

          Cool, thank you.

  19. hassam profile image84
    hassamposted 10 years ago

    Thanks for the compensation.......live long hubpages :-)

  20. bloggerdollar profile image74
    bloggerdollarposted 10 years ago

    This is why I love Hubpages. Customer Satisfaction First smile))

  21. Stacie Naczelnik profile image70
    Stacie Naczelnikposted 10 years ago

    Excellent.  Thanks for the update Paul!

  22. premsingh profile image59
    premsinghposted 10 years ago

    Thanks, HP staff for hard work & painstaking efforts to normalise adsense display.

  23. Patty Inglish, MS profile image92
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 10 years ago

    Hub Pages is Great! No other goup is like it at all.

    Patty

  24. SweetiePie profile image82
    SweetiePieposted 10 years ago

    Hubpages did a good job of taking care of this matter.  Thank you!

  25. disposable_hero profile image50
    disposable_heroposted 10 years ago

    THANX A LOT PAUL!!!  I LOVE HUBPAGES!!!

  26. Peter M. Lopez profile image85
    Peter M. Lopezposted 10 years ago

    Excellent.  Great job.

  27. Marye Audet profile image88
    Marye Audetposted 10 years ago

    Thanks! smile

  28. Angela Harris profile image69
    Angela Harrisposted 10 years ago

    That is very generous of Hubpages. Most websites have downtime, but few offer additional compensation. Thanks so much!

    1. SunSeven profile image67
      SunSevenposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I hope it reflects in your adsense earnings too! smile

  29. Soya profile image51
    Soyaposted 10 years ago

    great job smile

  30. gamergirl profile image60
    gamergirlposted 10 years ago

    I love you guys!  *giggles*

    Seriously, the added 10% is an unexpected bonus that I'm sure all of us appreciate.

  31. stefeeb profile image52
    stefeebposted 10 years ago

    Thanks so much great job!!!!

  32. flread45 profile image76
    flread45posted 10 years ago

    Do you realize that I could get rich from this % increase????LOL  big_smile

  33. drummer boy profile image57
    drummer boyposted 10 years ago

    sounds good, I am anxious to get started.

    1. Mark Knowles profile image61
      Mark Knowlesposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      LOL That was last month. It no longer applies.

  34. profile image43
    trevkayeposted 10 years ago

    Why doesn't my Adsense and Amazon affiliate codes appear in the source code of my Hub.

    Trevor

    1. darkside profile image80
      darksideposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      How many times did you check the source code?

  35. profile image43
    trevkayeposted 10 years ago

    It is now Ok

    Trevor

  36. drummer boy profile image57
    drummer boyposted 10 years ago

    lol aren't us newbies a lot of fun, or at least a lot of fun to make fun of?

  37. JYOTI KOTHARI profile image60
    JYOTI KOTHARIposted 10 years ago

    Paul,
    What does it mean in affiliate settings:
    Refused by google? and why? what to do next?
    jyoti kothari

  38. premsingh profile image59
    premsinghposted 10 years ago

    Jyoti it simply mean that google has temporarily refused to accept your application and it will further monitor your site. You have now two options either apply using different gmail account or use other affiliate code if you have one. You may reapply also but you have to improve the content of your hub for reconsideration.

  39. pauldeeds profile imageSTAFF
    pauldeedsposted 10 years ago

    Actually it depends.  It could also mean that you refused the association with www.hubpages.com on this page:

    https://www.google.com/adsense/account-access

    You should have received several emails directly from google explaining what is happening.  Without knowing what those say, it's impossible for us to say what has happened with your application.

  40. JYOTI KOTHARI profile image60
    JYOTI KOTHARIposted 10 years ago

    Dear Paul,
    I do not get any mail from google, what to do next?
    As Prem singh suggests to improve content, I think all my pages rated good. my hub score is moving around 90 always and hubpages scoring between 60 to 80.
    Jyoti Kothari

    1. premsingh profile image59
      premsinghposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      In the begining your score will be less and also the traffic because these both increases gradually with time. However, a new hubber has to apply at the time of sign up. If your hub did not attract any traffic in the begining when google crawled your hub, there are chances google monitored your hub (URL of the hub you provided to google) and found it not worth affiliation. You may better know for how long your affiliate settings showed google affiliation code pending. Even if none of the condition applies to your hub, you may send an email to google to reconsider your application.

      1. AdsenseStrategies profile image76
        AdsenseStrategiesposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        Generally speaking a simple strategy for getting accepted by Adsense is to open a blogspot account at Blogger.com, start a blog, make a couple of decent posts on the blog, on a subject that you will probably be posting on here at Hubpages in any case, and submit THAT as your URL.

        As long as you have a few sensible posts on the blog, so it looks like you intend to keep it up (which you could do anyway -- as much presence on the web as possible is good for you, as putting Adsense ads on Blogger blogs is extremely easy -- then you'll have TWO places on the Web with Adsense ads on it (check out what "channels" are for monitoring of each, by reading up on this at the Adsense site itself).

        If you maintain your blogger blog, you can send people to your Hubpages from that blog -- more traffic for you at Hubpages, therefore, so potentially more revenue off your Hubpages ads.

        I would tend to agree with Prem (I think that's her first name?), that you might want to reapply with a new email address (easy to set up at Gmail); also, if you switch off your modem for a few minutes, then you will probably be assigned a new IP by your Internet service provider, which might help too.
        Best of luck.
        Adsense Strategies

        1. JYOTI KOTHARI profile image60
          JYOTI KOTHARIposted 10 years agoin reply to this

          I had ben accepted by google adsense and also been provided by a code. They have shown in the accounts that so many pages visited on so and so date. They are also informing of revenues earned on those days.
          Some of my articles are doing well in the googl search engines. I have seen today an article in the 1st page of the google search another in the 2nd and some in 4th or 5th page. I think is pretty well. Not?
          The affiliate settings refers to sign-up for adsense and when signing-up it indicates already have an account.
          What to do next?
          jyoti kothari

    2. profile image47
      funnyjokesmanposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I also haven't got any mail from google adsesne  support.The look like they are really busy

  41. pauldeeds profile imageSTAFF
    pauldeedsposted 10 years ago

    I'm surprised that you haven't gotten any emails from google at all.  You're going to have to work this out yourself with Google I guess.  Here is the place to start:

    https://www.google.com/adsense/support/

  42. annaw profile image60
    annawposted 10 years ago

    I am somewhat computer and technically incompetent.
    I thought I was doing something wrong when I was unable to post adsense ads.
    Whew...Thanks.

  43. lancedimetri profile image72
    lancedimetriposted 10 years ago

    Hi Guys,
    I'm technically not good with computers, HTMLs and the registration stuffs. I'm lost! I have an Adsense Account and there are some ads in my hubpages. But something or is there anything wrong... I still can't get a single cent! My hubs are rated good, just started 10 days ago and traffic is rising. When should I expect to gain? Thanks...

    1. pauldeeds profile imageSTAFF
      pauldeedsposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      You can expect to make from about $2 to $5 for every 1000 times your hubs are viewed.  Early on you'll probably to be at the lower end of that scale.  If your hubs start to generate some search engine traffic, you'll begin to earn more.

  44. Karen Ellis profile image61
    Karen Ellisposted 10 years ago

    I just posted a new Hub - no google adsense on them, but there seem to be spaces in my text where they might be.  I haven't checked my other hubs to see if they are having similar problems.  Hubpages are you looking into this?

    1. jimmythejock profile image87
      jimmythejockposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I just went to your new page, the ads are there.....jimmy

  45. profile image42
    AnnieMSposted 10 years ago

    A concern with Adsense. I am really excited about participating at HubPages. I just enrolled in the program a few days ago and have encountered a problem with Adsense.

    I have loaded all the sponsors with my affiliate IDs, but I have come to learn that Adsense has disabled my account. Has nothing to do with HubPages; appears I had a happy clicker at my blog who got a little finger happy. I have put in an appeals but have not heard anything from Adsense yet, so I am going to assume at this point that I am not getting it back.

    Which leads me to my question -- Is there any way I can utilize Bidvertiser instead of Adsense? If someone could advise, I would greatly appreciate it.

    Thanks for your help, 
    Annie

    1. premsingh profile image59
      premsinghposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Not possible to use Bidvertiser at hubpages

 
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