I'm going to get paid!

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  1. stephhicks68 profile image90
    stephhicks68posted 10 years ago

    Hooray!  I got the final click on AdSense to take me to payday (too bad I spent it all at the grocery store last night).  LOL big_smile

    1. profile image0
      SirDentposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Congratulations!!! I'll let you know when I get mine in about another year or so.  tongue

  2. gamergirl profile image60
    gamergirlposted 10 years ago

    (((Steph)))

    I'm so jealous!

  3. stephhicks68 profile image90
    stephhicks68posted 10 years ago

    Awww - thank you!  smile

  4. Misha profile image72
    Mishaposted 10 years ago

    Huray! Congratulations! smile

  5. Susan Ng profile image91
    Susan Ngposted 10 years ago

    Tell me what it looks like so I can start visualizing it. big_smile

  6. Shirley Anderson profile image68
    Shirley Andersonposted 10 years ago

    Congrats, Steph!  I can only dream at this point.  Enjoy!

    1. Susan Ng profile image91
      Susan Ngposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I know.  Google just sent me my pin a few weeks ago after almost a year since I joined.  That's how far I am from reaching $100.  But I'm going to get there.  I will.  I'm visualizing that check, dammit!  Haha! lol

      1. Marisa Wright profile image98
        Marisa Wrightposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        Susan, you have 13 Hubs - Steph has 135.  So there's a clue how to get there!

        Congrats Steph!

        If I keep going the way I am, I'm hoping to get my first cheque in June.

  7. shailini profile image56
    shailiniposted 10 years ago

    well done, steph! great work

  8. stephhicks68 profile image90
    stephhicks68posted 10 years ago

    Thanks everyone!  (my check looks like cereal and gasoline... HA!)

  9. 2patricias profile image60
    2patriciasposted 10 years ago

    Thanks for telling us, Steph..  I'll think of it as encouragement.  Have fun at the gas station.

  10. Whitney05 profile image85
    Whitney05posted 10 years ago

    Congrats! I remember my first check; I was stoked. They start coming at shorter intervals once you start making the money.

  11. amy jane profile image78
    amy janeposted 10 years ago

    Congrats Steph! Very cool smile

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

    CONGRAULATIONS, STEPH!

    Some groceries ARE too expensive. I agree with that very much.

  13. Julie A. Johnson profile image82
    Julie A. Johnsonposted 10 years ago

    Cool Steph!
    I didn't realize you could actually make that much money (I haven't made any yet). Yeah, groceries are incredibly expensive now!

  14. ripplemaker profile image83
    ripplemakerposted 10 years ago

    Way to go Steph!  Yeah!  Gasoline is getting expensive here too.  Hmmm I wonder when I'm going to get paid. HAHAHA

  15. stephhicks68 profile image90
    stephhicks68posted 10 years ago

    Hi everyone!  Thanks for all the warm wishes.  I've been "offline" most of the day.

    Yes, it does take a while - for most people.  I've been here since mid-January and published a fair number of Hubs.  smile

    Congrats to you too Marisa - June is right around the corner.  And I'm going to hold you to your advice, Whitney.  LOL

  16. Lifebydesign profile image60
    Lifebydesignposted 10 years ago

    Congratulations Steph- what a treat!

  17. Dorsi profile image90
    Dorsiposted 10 years ago

    Was the cereal called Hubbio's??
    (I'm sorry- I just had to say something silly like that...........I was visualizing Cheerios and the HubPages together...lol..)
    Congratulations and heres to more where that one came from...
    here here!!!

  18. stephhicks68 profile image90
    stephhicks68posted 10 years ago

    Hubbios!!  I love it!  (Hey Mikey likes it - OK, so its Life cereal).  LOL.  I told my husband that it was finally paying off and he made a rude remark about what I probably made per hour.... *sigh*

  19. crashcromwell profile image73
    crashcromwellposted 10 years ago

    You know, I doubt whether I'm ever going to make a dime off this. I'm having fun with it, and it massages my ego a bit when I see my hit totals going up. My wife, on the other hand, feels like I'm spending too much time on the computer, particularly working on my novel....Now if I can get it accepted by a publisher and get a nice advance check, then I expect she'll be much more excited about me writing other books in the series. My attitude is that it's a hobby that I enjoy, and with all the stress in the world, what harm is there in doing something that makes me happy? I think hubbing is like that too.

    Jim Henry

    1. stephhicks68 profile image90
      stephhicks68posted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Sounds similar to the discussions in my household!  It is my favorite hobby now.  Relaxing at the end of the day.  smile

      1. drummer boy profile image57
        drummer boyposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        That is a great way to look at it Jim.

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      RUTHIE17posted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I agree with you 100% about needing to find something that can help relieve the stress we all operate under.  If writing and "talking" on Hub is what does it for you--full speed ahead!  I'm sailing in a boat right alone side you!!  smile

  20. Lissie profile image79
    Lissieposted 10 years ago

    Steph - just a suggestion: make sure you are getting paid by paypal rather than a check - which I think they would charge for and will take forever to show up! My first check cam lateApril - but I am now > 1/2 way to the next one : it does spped up :-)

    1. stephhicks68 profile image90
      stephhicks68posted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks Lissie!  I will double check.  I recall someone on the forums saying that the fee was pretty astounding for a check.

      That is super that things are moving along more quickly for you!

      1. Lissie profile image79
        Lissieposted 10 years agoin reply to this

         

        Oops sorry I misled you: paid by direct credit to bank account not paypal. It worked OK into my New Zealand  account but you have to get the a/c confirmed first by them posting a few cents first and u confirming the amount and code There was no extra fee and the exchange rate was reasonable - same as I would have paid with paypal anyway

  21. Marisa Wright profile image98
    Marisa Wrightposted 10 years ago

    Paid by Paypal?  didn't even realise it was an option -  must check it out...

  22. chantelg4 profile image83
    chantelg4posted 10 years ago

    Congrats Steph, I should be there by end of this month. It is a great feeling to know your work is worth something to someone!

  23. MM Del Rosario profile image86
    MM Del Rosarioposted 10 years ago

    Well done Steph..... it is a nice feeling - to finally get something for all the hard work...smile

    I am  waiting for my second pay at the end of this month and halfway thru my third pay.... got to work hard....smile

    1. stephhicks68 profile image90
      stephhicks68posted 10 years agoin reply to this

      That is encouraging MM!  Getting somewhat regular checks must be nice.  big_smile

  24. drummer boy profile image57
    drummer boyposted 10 years ago

    way to go steph.  You deserve it.

  25. Marisa Wright profile image98
    Marisa Wrightposted 10 years ago

    Thanks for the clarification Lissie. I think I'll leave mine as cheque as I don't like handing out my bank account details any more than I have to.

    I don't know if Australia is different to other places, but in the Cheque Payment section, I have the option of Standard Delivery (which is sent by ordinary mail) or Secure Delivery (which is sent by courier and costs $24).  Needless to say, I picked Standard!

  26. Lissie profile image79
    Lissieposted 10 years ago

    Remember that will be a US check Marisa and it will cost a fortune to cash and weeks to clear even when it actually arrives!  I figure google ain't just anyone to give my accuont details to: what can happen they can only put money IN after all :-)

    1. Marisa Wright profile image98
      Marisa Wrightposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Maddie, I'm glad the thread was brought up to the front because I missed this comment!

      Lissie, Google pays cheques in local currency in about 40 countries other than the US.  You just have to select the currency in the payment details section.

  27. compu-smart profile image53
    compu-smartposted 10 years ago

    Good job Stephchicks..
    wink

  28. profile image0
    RUTHIE17posted 10 years ago

    Steph--many congratulations to you, you lucky duck!!  I'll get there someday!!

  29. bjjp profile image58
    bjjpposted 10 years ago

    Good for you Steph! Keep up the good work. I am fairly new here but i have high hopes for this opportunity.

  30. Maddie Ruud profile image77
    Maddie Ruudposted 10 years ago

    Hi guys.  Of course it's never too late to extend congratulations, but I've noticed a pattern today of rather old and time-sensitive threads being brought to the forefront.  Please note the original post date before responding to a thread like this.

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    EMartinposted 10 years ago

    Congrats Steph!  I cannot even imagine ... as I am at 31 cents!  Glad your hard work is paying off, and you give me hope. ;-)

  32. stephhicks68 profile image90
    stephhicks68posted 10 years ago

    Hi everyone!  I do appreciate the on-going well wishes.  And it is great for people to find the tips regarding Google payouts and requirements.  Have a super night!  smile

 
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