I know this is a very silly question, but why do I want and affiliate and what does it exactly mean? I am very-very new to this and any help will be nice.
Not a silly question at all. To make money on hubpages, you have to become an affiliate of one or both of these companies. You'll then get an affiliate or publisher ID from them that you'll have to enter on hubpages. The whole process is quite simple. Follow these two links to the FAQ page to learn more.
If you want to make money on Hubpages then you need to sign up to the Affiliate schemes. AdSense and Amazon basically.
AdSense pay you when readers visit their links, Amazon pay you a commission if you sell one of their products.
I'd start with Amazon - https://affiliate-program.amazon.com/
Hub Pages tends to be a very good place for an Amazon affiliate. Sign up, add it to your Hub Pages affiliate section, use the Amazon module, and watch tons of money trickle in. And crossing your fingers helps too.
I'm not sure if you may be thinking of the the traffic referral program, where you can make money by referring new members and/or by sending traffic to the site. Either way, you will need to sign up for Adsense/Amazon etc. to benefit from this.
by Keith Ham 5 years ago
I've never generated a cent from these two programs and they've also never really worked properly. Constantly my adsense claims its active then I'm not approved, then it just mucks up everything. I'm not making any money on hubs as it is but this isn't helping anything.
by Melanie Palen 8 years ago
I have noticed that upon removing Kontera from my hubs that my AdSense earnings went up. Kontera seemed pretty useless even when I was earning with it because the click were not really all that profitable. One AdSense click seems to be worth more than a Kontera click even when it's like one of the...
by dprice99 9 years ago
Okay,... I'm still relatively new to the hubpages environment. I have written 9 hubs now and have had about 1,000 hits on one of them. I'm signed up for Google Adsense and also signed up with Amazon for affiliate activities.Here are some questions:1 - How does one "attract"...
by Donna Janelle 8 years ago
I am pretty new to hubpages, and I hear that a lot of people make money off of adsense and amazon, but I have heard almost nothing about Kontera. Is anyone using this or making any moeny from it? Is it worth my time?
by Anamika S Jain 7 years ago
My Adsense earnings this month from HubPages was only 40% of what I normally earn with HubPages and for the first time in several months I did not make a payout in Amazon this month. However, the saving grace was some of my blogs which earned double of what they normally were earning and the...
by Mike Rogers 9 years ago
Hello Hubbers,Just a quick question for the more experienced hubpage authors:For maximum revenues, do you recommend AdSense and Amazon together on your commercial hubs or *just* AdSense alone?From what I read it seems the bulk of revenues are via AdSense, but I could use some direct input and...
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