If you got 249 ecpm it is the estimate of how much you would earn if you got 1000 impressions and it is based upon the amount that was paid for the clicks you have already received against how many impressions you had
CTR is the percentage of visitors who click on your ads
CTR is the Click-Through-Rate. Suppose you have 100 impressions and 6 clicks, your CTR is 6%.
Thanks Richie and MD. I wonder how accurate the ecpn is. Now I must set about getting traffic.Not finding that easy. Thanks again.
In addition to what MD and Richie have said. The ecpm is only accurate if there is lots of info/views. For instance I might wake up one morning and find that I have 5 views and a $1 click. The ECPM will be massive, $200, because it is based upon the estimate that every 5th visitor to my site gives me a dollar click. This isn't going to happen in real llife. At the then end of that day, I might have 250 visitors and still only one click and my ECPM will be down to $4. My point is that 5 views/impressions is never enough to get an accurate picture. Really you want thousands of views/impressions to get a good ECPM.
The ECPM is just an indicatior, a guess of how lucrative your post is. It has no actual bearing on the real world in a direct way as it's just a calculation. Its use is for comparing different websites/posts over time and estimating projected incomes (once you have enough stats in to make it accurate).
Thanks Paul, that is a great explanation. I was thinking along the same lines but wasn't sure until you spelled it out. Thanks again and wishing you every successs.
I have no idea about CTRs CPC ECPM when I started but you pick it up after a while! :-)
by Joy566 years ago
I cannot believe it, i just cannot. I have just received a phone call offering me a job, teaching creative skills for headway, i was recommended by someone who has seen me work with the elderly before. I...
by Susana S7 weeks ago
Hello HubPages community Just wanted to pop in and share a little joy. REALLY happy to have reached the 10 million milestone at last!
by Cls13218 years ago
was just curious who has the most hubs ? if anyone knows please do tell.
by Janis Leslie Evans2 years ago
In the bigger scheme of things, 250,000 page views is not so huge. But I just couldn't resist being able to say "million" when talking about my stats!
by srsddn9 months ago
Yesterday, I crossed 400,000 page views mark, the last one was about 10 months back. This happened in spite of limited interaction on HubPages during this period. Thanks to all my Fellow Hubbers who keep me...
by Rajinder Soni5 years ago
Hello friends,Today I completed 5 years at hubpages. In these years, I have seen a lot of ups and downs and learned so many things. I hope to continue my relationship with HP for the coming years. The traffic is going...
Copyright © 2017 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.