I'm so confused

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  1. profile image50
    blackpupposted 8 years ago

    I just started and wrote my first Hub today. About a recipe. Now what? How do you get paid on this site. I signed up for Adsense and the Amazon Associates program. But I am still confused on how you get paid.

    I have had 6 page views and one comment so far.

    1. darkside profile image79
      darksideposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      One recipe hub isn't going to make you much at all.

  2. saleheensblog profile image61
    saleheensblogposted 8 years ago

    welcome, when people clicks on the ads shown on your page you get revenue. When someone buy an amazon product being refered from your ad you get a commission. You can also earn from impression.

    1. Sekharg profile image72
      Sekhargposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Since it is relevant questions, I am going to ask about another one here.

      Do we need to place/insert Amazon ads by ourselves? or will they be placed hubpages automatically based on context?

      1. paradigmsearch profile image89
        paradigmsearchposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        You must place them using the amazon capsule.

      2. saleheensblog profile image61
        saleheensblogposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        you have to place the Amazon ads yourself, its very easy. Just click on the amazon capsule and then select relevant products that match your hub.

        1. Ultimate Hubber profile image64
          Ultimate Hubberposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          You were a few seconds ahead of me in answering! smile

          1. saleheensblog profile image61
            saleheensblogposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            never mind smile

      3. Ultimate Hubber profile image64
        Ultimate Hubberposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        No, you will have to choose specific related products and insert their ID in Amazon capsule.

        1. saleheensblog profile image61
          saleheensblogposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Without inserting product ID you can do it also by entering a keyword, but it will show a random result preset by the Amazon for a specific search. If you want a specific item go to Amazon and get the product ID first and then you can enter it.

          Just go and check the Amazon capsule, you will understand it automatically, it's easier than our explanation.

          1. Ultimate Hubber profile image64
            Ultimate Hubberposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Exactly!

            I know it mate and have used the feature too. roll

            1. saleheensblog profile image61
              saleheensblogposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              yet to get a click sad

  3. paradigmsearch profile image89
    paradigmsearchposted 8 years ago

    It is a long way… smile

    What are your expectations?

  4. saleheensblog profile image61
    saleheensblogposted 8 years ago

    As far as I know,payment is sent to your bank account or your paypal account directly or through check. You will need to fill up your account information for receiving your payment. Google will not send the a payment less then 100 dollar.

  5. NZUNG SERAPHINE profile image67
    NZUNG SERAPHINEposted 8 years ago

    You are just new into the community.Its just a matter of time and you will become the teacher and no longer the student.

  6. profile image50
    blackpupposted 8 years ago

    Geez, I'm am still confused. So I signed up with Google Adsense, received my code and that is all I need to do?

    I guess no one is clicking on ads, because I haven't earned a penny, unless I"m doing something wrong,

    1. Ohma profile image73
      Ohmaposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Did you enter your codes into the Hubpage affiliate set up page in your account page?
      And it takes time to start making money with hubpages. if you are looking for a get rich quick this is not it. You also share revenue with HP which means that 60% of the time your code will be in the ad and 40% of the time HP's code will be there.

    2. Clara Njekam profile image62
      Clara Njekamposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I guess you are not the only one confuse. Am also confuse. Faced with the same problem you got.

      1. Pcunix profile image91
        Pcunixposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        You have 6 hubs.

        If you got 200 visitors a day to each of them, you MIGHT make $20- $30.00 at most - you probably aren't getting that much, right?

        I looked at a few of them.  They are short and hard to read - I suggest you post a link in Extreme Hub Makeover and ask for specific advice, because my guess is you'll need to change them  a bit to have much hope of income.

        That isn't meant to discourage you.  It just means you need to do a little work to improve your odds. Take advantage of the help you can get in the Makeover Forum or at least read the advice that has been given to others.

    3. adrienne2 profile image66
      adrienne2posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      It is hard to try and predict how much a hubber will make based on the amount of visitors.  It can unintentionly misled a new hubber.

      @blackpup You have 6 hubs it takes time to start earning.  Focus on writing your hubs first, and the earning will come. It takes work, and patience.

  7. sofs profile image88
    sofsposted 8 years ago

    Patience is the key, the clicks on Adsense may get you just the pennies and it is going to take some time to add up for payout.
    Amazon sales on the other hand takes time but fetches you the money faster.

    1. Sekharg profile image72
      Sekhargposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Guys,

      Thank you so much.

      A just added an Amazon capsule and clicked on edit button. Its told me that there are two ways to add products and explained about  them.

      I chose keywords and entered a keyword. It displayed the 3 relevant products. I was OK with the ads displayed, so I clicked on 'Save' button. They are now being displayed on my hub.

      Thank you again.
      Sekhar

      1. saleheensblog profile image61
        saleheensblogposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        you can add up to 10 product in a capsule and you can use multiple capsule as well.

  8. shazwellyn profile image67
    shazwellynposted 8 years ago

    you could always create an amazon Astore and place a link to it from your hub.  Just an idea!  Both myself and Sunforged did hubs on this idea.

    1. saleheensblog profile image61
      saleheensblogposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      please give the link, I also want to learn how to do it?

      1. profile image0
        Website Examinerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        The links shouldn't be too difficult to find.

        1. saleheensblog profile image61
          saleheensblogposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          got the links smile

    2. adrienne2 profile image66
      adrienne2posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      @shazwellyn Now there's a gold nugget of an ideal. I set up an amazon store looooog time ago which is just collecting dust, thank you for sharing.

 
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