I got just got 9,347 hits on my hub today and I only made .23 cents

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  1. SMASHKING profile image60
    SMASHKINGposted 12 years ago

    9,000 hits on my hub "CapcomGot the memo" and I only made 23 cents am I doing soemthing wrong ? My adsesnse account won't go up

    Today's estimated earnings: $0.23

    AdSense for Domains  - No data available -
    AdSense for Search  - No data available -
    AdSense for Mobile Content  - No data available -
    AdSense for Feeds  - No data available -
    Total estimated earnings $0.23

    1. relache profile image73
      relacheposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Just because a Hub gets a lot of traffic doesn't automatically equate to earnings.

      Ask yourself why anyone reading that Hub would want to click on the ads or buy something?  If you can't come up with a good answer, that's why you only made pennies.

    2. bgamall profile image71
      bgamallposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Maybe you could direct the traffic to some other hub or page that gives a better return. You should be discreet about it so as to keep your position in search. But some will click the other link.

      You could also do like I am and decide that this isn't such a great way to make a living. I do what I want now and don't care about it.

      1. paradigmsearch profile image60
        paradigmsearchposted 12 years agoin reply to this

        With 9K a day traffic, I humbly think this is a very good idea.

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      MountnDewposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Your Hub is about capcom games which is drawing your traffic but none of the adds are about capcom games. If people come to a hub looking to learn about capcom games they want to buy those and those only by the larger %'s.

      To fix this go to your Ad Sense account and disable the options that allows them to put up adds based on user search history,and also disable 3rd party adds. This will make google put up more relevant adds to your keywords and should raise your clicks!

      1. WryLilt profile image89
        WryLiltposted 12 years agoin reply to this

        How exactly do you remove user search history adverts? I know I've seen it somewhere but can't remember. smile

        Found it in account settings. smile

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          MountnDewposted 12 years agoin reply to this

          Isn't it wonderful how the mind clicks in sometimes while we are asking a question,lol! smile

          1. WryLilt profile image89
            WryLiltposted 12 years agoin reply to this

            Wasn't the mind, was the clicker finger big_smile lol

        2. HELLA profile image60
          HELLAposted 12 years agoin reply to this

          Would you say this is good? I read a forum the other day saying how when you exclude particular ads, you are actually blocking a larger ad agency which coudl potentially have a negative impact on competition for keywords thus lower monetization.

      2. Karanda profile image79
        Karandaposted 12 years agoin reply to this

        Is this something that needs to be done for all hubs? I get a lot of irrelevant ads even though my tags respond to the keywords in my articles.

      3. HELLA profile image60
        HELLAposted 12 years agoin reply to this

        Mountain Dew..."put up adds based on user search history," -- does this refer to Interest-based Ads preference? I just disabled this funtionality.

    4. brakel2 profile image77
      brakel2posted 12 years agoin reply to this

      I guess I would be happy with all those hits. But I understand the frustration. How do you get all the hits? Do you do a lot of marketing? The suggestions made seem to make sense for you to try. I will go read your hub and make further comments if needed.

      1. SMASHKING profile image60
        SMASHKINGposted 12 years agoin reply to this

        NO, I linked my hub to a wellextablished gaming site and it brought me in over 10,000 hits now.

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    Uma07posted 12 years ago

    Ryan made some good points here :
    Hope that's some relief to you.

  3. paradigmsearch profile image60
    paradigmsearchposted 12 years ago

    The google ads on your hub do indeed suck.

    I myself have had ZERO luck with amazon, but maybe you would do better.

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    ryankettposted 12 years ago

    Use the Google Keyword Tool, or a similar program, to identify and select your titles.

    The likelyhood of any businesses bidding for ads on the keywords that you selected is pretty unlikely, hence the non-existant or low value clicks.

    Consider driving traffic to other hubpages or another method of monetisation for that particular hub.

  5. thisisoli profile image73
    thisisoliposted 12 years ago

    Where is your traffic coming from?

    That value is low even for social bookmarking values.

  6. Len Cannon profile image88
    Len Cannonposted 12 years ago

    Video game opinion pieces are pretty much the bottom of the barrel as far as earnings go, in my experience.  The ads aren't terribly interesting, no one is looking to buy anything, the users are all very web savvy and have learned to ignore ads, and the clicks don't pay much.

    1. Pandoras Box profile image60
      Pandoras Boxposted 12 years agoin reply to this


  7. 2besure profile image81
    2besureposted 12 years ago

    It is not about how my views you have.  It depends on whether or not anyone clicks on your ad links.

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    Tilecleaninghubposted 12 years ago

    Wow those capcom girls are hot.  But it has been stated to leave that top portion open for the google adsense block.  Agree that video game adsense adds are bad.  Why dont you have any amazon products on there.

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    TopUniverseposted 12 years ago

    You didn't mention how many page impression you got in your adsense acct? May be your hub displayed public service ads.

    1. WryLilt profile image89
      WryLiltposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      ...and are you tracking your hubs using channels to see where clicks come from?

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    shazwellynposted 12 years ago

    Just had a quick look.  Your page isnt well optimized.  Who is going to click on an ad about domains when the subject is on gaming?  You need to take a good look at your tags and change the way the page looks.  I have done a hub on on page optimization, it might help you get some clicks by changing it about a bit.

  11. sunforged profile image73
    sunforgedposted 12 years ago

    cmon - you see domain ads as a result of your own personalized ad targetting from your own previous viewing history.

    Bgamall has a great suggestion. Funnel that general traffic into more specific and profitable hub topics.

  12. SMASHKING profile image60
    SMASHKINGposted 12 years ago

    I guess i'll try some tweeking , on my next one. Hopefully I'll get better results. I thought 10,000 hits = intant success

  13. eculligan profile image68
    eculliganposted 12 years ago

    I couldn't ever imagine getting 9,000 hits a day on one of my hubs.  I would definitely change the ad sense settings and add some games from Amazon.  You should be making killer profits.  Keep trying and you will have success.

  14. nikmaya62 profile image61
    nikmaya62posted 12 years ago

    9,347 hits in a day is very amazing. But Is it a quality traffic? I still have a problem to increase my traffic. Would anybody give me some suggestions??

  15. TerryGl profile image57
    TerryGlposted 12 years ago

    If it was me I would go to edit. Open the first capsule and put a heading at the top of the text box. Highlight the heading and make it Heading 1.

    You will have a capsule heading and then in the text box a heading 1 tag.

    I would have the heading (H1) that will trigger the adsense bot to display gaming adverts. Do this throughout your page using the H2 H3 etc headings to make it more then clear to the bot.

    After all, the bot is just a code and can't think for itself. You have to tell it.

    1. HELLA profile image60
      HELLAposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Terry, thats something I never really thought of...using headings. I actually just noticed it the other day to be honest and wondered what purpose it served....

      When you use headings on your keyword, let's say, Corncob Pipes, does would that affect the SEO? If I make a hub about Corncob pipes and set the first capsule to:

      Subject (Capsule 1)=Corncob Pipes Are Great!

      Text (Caspule 1) = <h1>Corncob Pipes</h1> were once popular...blah blah blah.

      Using Corncob pipes with an h1 tag, does that increase optimization?

  16. Bill Manning profile image60
    Bill Manningposted 12 years ago

    On a slightly off topic note, this is why you should never buy traffic. Yes I know the OP did not buy his traffic.

    I'm also not talking about adwords traffic you buy. I'm talking about those sites that advertise sending you 10,000 hits a day for 20 bucks or whatever.

    They are totally useless. You would think that wilh so many some would click an ad, but they don't. In fact most of those clicks are not even human.

    They use hit bots to send you clicks, or traffic from china that can't even read your text. So don't buy bulk traffic, your throwing money away. hmm


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