Ok, so I did it. First $1000 Month on Hubpages :)

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  1. Susana S profile image94
    Susana Sposted 10 years ago

    I've been working long and hard to reach the goal of the elusive $1000 per month from HubPages and this November I finally made it big_smile

    $611 amazon & $489 adsense.

    Hopefully with some consistent work I can keep to this level of income once Xmas has passed and supercede it tongue

    I don't think I would have managed this if it weren't for some hubbers who freely share their huge amounts of knowledge about earning online such as sunforged, Misha, Mark Knowles, Peter Hoggan & thisisoli. The unwavering support of Frogdropping has helped immensely too, as have all the other friendly people in this community. So thank you smile Oh yeah, I better say thanks to HubPages too tongue

    Right speech over - who's getting the beers in?! lol

    1. sofs profile image81
      sofsposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      WOW ! Congrats You really deserve it... you have been working real hard and one just has to take a look at your profile to see that.... you are an inspiration!!

      Cheers!! smile

    2. Mark Knowles profile image60
      Mark Knowlesposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I would say it is your shout. big_smile

      Well done.

    3. warchild75 profile image71
      warchild75posted 10 years agoin reply to this


      1. Susana S profile image94
        Susana Sposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        LOL...I would love to take you all out for a beer big_smile The downside of having friends all over the world is that we can only do it virtually sad

    4. profile image0
      Sophia Angeliqueposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I've no doubt you worked very hard at it! Well done! smile

    5. DellNixon profile image60
      DellNixonposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Awesome, keep up the hard work

    6. Jeff Berndt profile image85
      Jeff Berndtposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Wahoo! Good for you!

    7. profile image0
      shazwellynposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Well done Susana - it is good to share the love, isnt it?  Congratulations!

    8. tritrain profile image75
      tritrainposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      WOW!  Congrats!  That is seriously great to hear. 

      It gives me hope.  smile

    9. Jason Hill profile image60
      Jason Hillposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      WOW! Congrats, that's really inspiring to a newbie such as myself. I hope you continue to be a success here at hubpages and all other ventures you may pursue in life!

    10. lakeerieartists profile image67
      lakeerieartistsposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Congratulations Susana!  smile

  2. wordscribe43 profile image91
    wordscribe43posted 10 years ago

    CONGRATS, Susana!  You so deserve it, you have worked so hard.  Keep on writing and hubbing, as I know you will.  smile

  3. WryLilt profile image89
    WryLiltposted 10 years ago

    Congratulations! You're an inspiration.

    Can I ask... is this your only account or do you have other hubs? Just curious as to the amount of hubs it took to reach that amount.

  4. Susana S profile image94
    Susana Sposted 10 years ago

    Thanks wordscribe - you have been great too smile

    Sofs - thanks!

    Mark, Ok, my round, even though it is only 7am lol

  5. evvy_09 profile image60
    evvy_09posted 10 years ago

    Congrats, that is so awesome!!

    1. Susana S profile image94
      Susana Sposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Cheers evvy smile

  6. Susana S profile image94
    Susana Sposted 10 years ago

    Thanks Wry smile I have one other account that has one hub in it. Unfortunately it gets zero traffic tongue

    1. WryLilt profile image89
      WryLiltposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Wow. So that's an average of just under $10 per hub for the month. Impressive!

      Makes my $192 for the month from about 280 hubs look bad!

      1. Susana S profile image94
        Susana Sposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        We just take different approaches. When I learn something new I go back and edit my old hubs to incorporate the new info - I've done this numerous times. I just try to make sure that each hub is working as hard as possible smile

        1. WryLilt profile image89
          WryLiltposted 10 years agoin reply to this

          I must admit I took Marisa Wright's advice to heart - don't bother working on the ones that are failing, work on making the ones that are going well, better. I usually chalk the others up to learning. Although 75% of my hubs don't have any keyword research, I've come across better (IMO) ways to get traffic.

          1. Susana S profile image94
            Susana Sposted 10 years agoin reply to this

            My philosophy is that if I spent time writing it, it better damn well pay!

          2. sagebrush_mama profile image61
            sagebrush_mamaposted 10 years agoin reply to this

            The cool thing is that a hub can stew for months, and suddenly, out of the blue, get a hit and convert to a sale.  That happened on one I'd given up on this week!

        2. Spacey Gracey profile image39
          Spacey Graceyposted 10 years agoin reply to this

          Oh to have your discipline - that is what I am gonna ask santa for for Christmas - the patience to go back thorugh and improve my old hubs smile

        3. rebekahELLE profile image87
          rebekahELLEposted 10 years agoin reply to this

          I love this attitude! I think it's very true in all of life, make what you have work for you and make it the best you can.

          congrats, I'm sure you feel proud of your success and you should! big_smile  thanks for sharing it with us.

        4. netlexis profile image61
          netlexisposted 10 years agoin reply to this

          That's a good idea, Susan. Continually making you hubs better is a smart strategy.  Congrats on your awesome month.

  7. saleheensblog profile image59
    saleheensblogposted 10 years ago

    sabash!! smile

    1. Susana S profile image94
      Susana Sposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I had to look up what that meant - thank you saleheen smile

      1. profile image0
        TopUniverseposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        meaning that "Well done"

  8. travelespresso profile image71
    travelespressoposted 10 years ago

    That's awesome news SusanaS.  You are an inspiration and so very focused on the task you set out to achieve.  Congratulations!
    Enjoy the beer!

    1. Susana S profile image94
      Susana Sposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks travelespresso smile Deciding to give up my day job and needing to pay a lot of bills has helped with focus big_smile

  9. Amanda Severn profile image94
    Amanda Severnposted 10 years ago

    That's an amazing achievement Susana, and it's good to know it's possible. Good luck for 2011- you should be on a roll now!

    1. Susana S profile image94
      Susana Sposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Very possible - keep at it smile

  10. habee profile image93
    habeeposted 10 years ago

    Awesome, awesome, awesome!!!

  11. rmcrayne profile image92
    rmcrayneposted 10 years ago

    Susana this absolutely fantastic.  Woo Hoo!

  12. viryabo profile image94
    viryaboposted 10 years ago

    Your results are so inspiring Susana. Congratulations.

    I'm now asking myself "will i ever get there? If so, when??   lol

    You deserve it, and here's to $2000/month. smile

  13. Susana S profile image94
    Susana Sposted 10 years ago

    Thank you Habee and Rose smile

    viryabo, thanks smile Read, "Think and Grow Rich" and it will help you get there.

  14. skyfire profile image67
    skyfireposted 10 years ago

    Congratulations Susana smile

  15. Spacey Gracey profile image39
    Spacey Graceyposted 10 years ago

    And well done - it is great to hear other hubbers share their success stories, and a lovely antidote to all the 'I made $5000 stiing on my butt' adverts I keep seeing. You remind us all it takes work.

  16. sunforged profile image70
    sunforgedposted 10 years ago

    Thats really great! Congratulations.

    1. Susana S profile image94
      Susana Sposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks sunforged - you helped make it happen in a big way smile Anyway where have you been lately? I've been missing you around here!

  17. englightenedsoul profile image59
    englightenedsoulposted 10 years ago

    Congratulations Susana...You deserve every bit of it...

  18. CMHypno profile image91
    CMHypnoposted 10 years ago

    Big congrats Susana!!! smile

    Great to see all your hard work pay off big time!

  19. Susana S profile image94
    Susana Sposted 10 years ago

    Thanks everyone, it's so kind of you all to share in my success smile Wishing you the same smile

  20. sunforged profile image70
    sunforgedposted 10 years ago

    smile glad to have helped - but you know what really helped me? .. a book you recommended called something like "writing web copy that sells" -(find it on a Susana S hub for review and her aff link)  - really pumped up my conversion rates.

    I just got back from a week long  visit the family and thanksgiving vacation...and in general I have the next 4 months worth of hubs/posts/sites planned, yet only 3 months to write them in ....if Im here, then Im not working on them! But this thread was worth coming out of lurk mode for smile

  21. Pamela99 profile image90
    Pamela99posted 10 years ago

    Fantastic!  That is a great achievement.

  22. Roffi Grandiosa profile image61
    Roffi Grandiosaposted 10 years ago

    congratulation! I'll be up there on the same level on the near time.. maybe.. great

  23. skyfire profile image67
    skyfireposted 10 years ago

    Oh yes, i agree and i found about Maria Veloso's -''writing web copy that sells'' book from her hub.

    1. IzzyM profile image88
      IzzyMposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Congratulations Susana! Now I will buy the book too seeing as it is coming so highly recommended.
      Could you please put your Amazon.co.uk affiliate link on your Amazon hub, Susana? This one. http://hubpages.com/hub/amazon-affiliat … cts-online
      That will earn you the commission which you so rightly deserve.

  24. profile image0
    TopUniverseposted 10 years ago

    I appreciate your hard work that rewards you. Many more wishes to you for even higher earnings in comings years.

  25. prettydarkhorse profile image62
    prettydarkhorseposted 10 years ago

    Congratulations Susana, you truly deserve it!

  26. SimeyC profile image91
    SimeyCposted 10 years ago

    Wow Brilliant stuff! It's great to see so many people doing well on here - things are really picking up this Holiday season for me, and I broke the $500 mark in both October and November - December has already started well (made $42 yesterday) so if this keeps up I hope to emulate you and hit the $1,000 mark this month!

    Congrats and well done for all the hard work!!!!

  27. Kangaroo_Jase profile image78
    Kangaroo_Jaseposted 10 years ago


    That is wonderful and absolutely friggin awesome news big_smile

    and Monsieur Knowles provided the best suggestion lol

  28. Pearldiver profile image73
    Pearldiverposted 10 years ago

    That's Brilliant Susana... Well Done... Cracked it! smile

  29. Mutiny92 profile image70
    Mutiny92posted 10 years ago

    Susana, that is wonderful!  Keep up the amazing work - I have spent a lot of time looking at your hubs and seeing how to improve my own.  Thanks for motivation and leadership!

  30. Wendy Krick profile image70
    Wendy Krickposted 10 years ago

    That is wonderful news! Way to Go!

  31. Ms Chievous profile image71
    Ms Chievousposted 10 years ago

    That's Great News! December should be even better!

  32. Lily Rose profile image83
    Lily Roseposted 10 years ago

    That's terrific Susana - your hard work is paying off big time!

  33. Stacie L profile image90
    Stacie Lposted 10 years ago

    wow I'm so impressed! $1000 a month is incredible!
    keep up the good work!

  34. charanjeet kaur profile image57
    charanjeet kaurposted 10 years ago

    You make my earnings look so small... lol Here I was happy I crossed my first 100$ a month threshold.

    Way to go Susana!!! Hard work always pays off...

  35. katiem2 profile image60
    katiem2posted 10 years ago

    Congratulations!  Very impressive you make more with Amazon that Adsense.  I'm going to have to examine your hubs more closely as my Amazon earnings have always trailed behind Adsense considerably.

    Thanks for the inspiring share!  cool

  36. Ultimate Hubber profile image66
    Ultimate Hubberposted 10 years ago

    Amazing!! Well done Susana!!

  37. Aya Katz profile image83
    Aya Katzposted 10 years ago

    Congratulations, Susana! That is really an amazing achievement!

  38. ns1209 profile image69
    ns1209posted 10 years ago

    Well done - I got about $140 last month so am a long way off!

    1. brandonhart100 profile image80
      brandonhart100posted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Great job!  I hope to be you in about 6 months!

  39. RedElf profile image87
    RedElfposted 10 years ago

    Well done! big_smilebig_smilebig_smilebig_smilebig_smile Congratulations to a determined lady - here's to your continued success!

  40. L.C. Smith profile image60
    L.C. Smithposted 10 years ago

    Sweet! Congratulations! Now I have something to look forward to.  November was my first month with HubPages and I earned $.68!  LOL

  41. Wriggling Writer profile image59
    Wriggling Writerposted 10 years ago

    Wow!  Well done, Susana!  I'm still to get my first click, so I'm really impressed!
    Guess you'll be having a merry Christmas!!!


  42. kmackey32 profile image64
    kmackey32posted 10 years ago

    Yea well done with 107 hubs...

  43. lilibees profile image60
    lilibeesposted 10 years ago

    Wow that's awesome!

  44. Cagsil profile image81
    Cagsilposted 10 years ago

    YAY Susana! smile

    Awesome work! smile

  45. Richieb799 profile image69
    Richieb799posted 10 years ago

    Well Done, I hope to reach £500 a month at some point tongue

  46. sagebrush_mama profile image61
    sagebrush_mamaposted 10 years ago

    Great work Susana!

  47. divacratus profile image84
    divacratusposted 10 years ago

    This is very inspiring! Congrats!

  48. CYBERSUPE profile image61
    CYBERSUPEposted 10 years ago

    AWESOME SUSANA wish you the very best.

  49. Jo Deslaurier profile image68
    Jo Deslaurierposted 10 years ago


  50. Diffugere_nives profile image68
    Diffugere_nivesposted 10 years ago

    Congratulations! big_smile

    1. Autumn Lynn profile image66
      Autumn Lynnposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      That is wonderful and inspiring. Of course, I have already pulled my crisp unused copy of Think and Grow Rich from the shelf and will be looking for the web copy that sells book very soon. I can tell from my short time here that you work hard and it seems to me you work smart. I can't follow all of your ideas yet but I hope to get there and follow in your footsteps. Thanks for sharing your success.


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