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Doubled my traffic and got first payout...finally!

  1. elayne001 profile image71
    elayne001posted 7 years ago

    I'm stoked because I just realized I passed the payout minimimum - I've almost been here a year and have learned so much (with much more to go). Thanks Hubpages for all the education, and being an outlet for my thoughts.

    I feel like the double traffic came when the hub team installed the suggest link button. I have a hub karma of 95 and keep trying to link to quality hubs. I feel it has made a difference. Thanks for all the help from other hubbers, too.

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      Charlinexposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Big congrats!!! smile

  2. raisingme profile image82
    raisingmeposted 7 years ago

    Nicely done big_smile

  3. CMHypno profile image94
    CMHypnoposted 7 years ago

    Way to go Elayne - I'm sure that your traffic will keep on increasing and those payouts will become more frequent

  4. emievil profile image78
    emievilposted 7 years ago

    Woot! Congrats. smile

  5. habee profile image95
    habeeposted 7 years ago

    Cool beans, Elayne!

    1. viking305 profile image98
      viking305posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      congratulations on your first payout.  I bet it feels good.

  6. Ign Andy profile image59
    Ign Andyposted 7 years ago

    Way to go....
    Your second pay out will be easier.

  7. Kidgas profile image79
    Kidgasposted 7 years ago

    Congratulations.  It is a great feeling.  The second one should take much less time.

  8. IzzyM profile image88
    IzzyMposted 7 years ago

    Congratulations Elayne!
    I reached my first payout threshold in June and am now only €14 short of my second payout, so its true that they come quicker like they all say!

    1. EmpressFelicity profile image75
      EmpressFelicityposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Wow, that's reassuring.  I made payout in July - am really looking forward to seeing the sixty-something quid go into my bank account.  (It will pay off two thirds of next month's council tax - whoopie-doo lol)

      Congrats to you and Elayne.

  9. Whitney05 profile image83
    Whitney05posted 7 years ago


    You'll find the payouts coming faster and faster now.

    1. EmpressFelicity profile image75
      EmpressFelicityposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      'Scuse my asking, but how long did it take you to make your first payout, and how many hubs had you written by then?

  10. elayne001 profile image71
    elayne001posted 7 years ago

    Thanks you all for your excitement in my direction. Glad to know the second one won't take as long. I am thinking of concentrating on amazon stuff, but know it won't be nearly as fun, but perhaps more profitable. If I figure how much I made on each hub so far, it would be about 50 cents. Some were put together in about that much time, but some took much longer, so hopefully I can keep learning more tricks to get the traffic and clicks I need. Mahalo nui loa (thank you very much in Hawaiian).

    1. sofs profile image83
      sofsposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      elayne Congrats !!  Well done teach me some tricks!! big_smile
      Have Fun and blow it up!!

    2. Pamela Kinnaird W profile image85
      Pamela Kinnaird Wposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Congratulations!  I'm happy for you.

    3. JON EWALL profile image72
      JON EWALLposted 7 years agoin reply to this


      In writing your hubs are you using the right keywords ?  Good content and keywords will increase your traffic and get better payoffs.
      Chicago Consultant

  11. nasus loops profile image76
    nasus loopsposted 7 years ago

    Congratulations Elayne.

  12. Cagsil profile image59
    Cagsilposted 7 years ago

    Congratulations Elayne! smile

  13. _cheryl_ profile image81
    _cheryl_posted 7 years ago

    That's awesome Elayne! So happy for you smile

  14. rmcrayne profile image94
    rmcrayneposted 7 years ago

    Congrats Elayne.  Don't be surprised if the next payout is in 1-2 months.

  15. elayne001 profile image71
    elayne001posted 7 years ago

    I would be thrilled if it was! Guess we will see...

  16. Kangaroo_Jase profile image80
    Kangaroo_Jaseposted 7 years ago

    Aloha Elayne,

    Great news, one year and your first payout. May each of your next payouts be double and in half the time of the last one achieved.

    Great great stuff and well done big_smile

  17. Stacie L profile image87
    Stacie Lposted 7 years ago

    the first payout is the best!
    Linking does help .Congratulations!

  18. geargirl113 profile image60
    geargirl113posted 7 years ago

    Congratulations on making payout!