10M and I Am Gone

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  1. SunSeven profile image64
    SunSevenposted 12 years ago

    I am close to 10M on HP. After the Panda attack I started concentraing my own sites / and/or building new sites.

    To be truthful, I am pleasantly surprised. Now my adsense revenue from my own sites surpass what I make here.

    The 10M is an ego trip, thats all.

    Warm Regards

    PS: May be I will still be around, like cagsil.

    1. earnestshub profile image84
      earnestshubposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Good for you SunSeven! You deserve reward for your hard work. I look forward to seeing you here from time to time then. smile

      1. SunSeven profile image64
        SunSevenposted 12 years agoin reply to this

        Thank you earnest. We are evolving, right?

        Warm Regards.

        PS: Isn't it time for bed in Australia? smile

        1. earnestshub profile image84
          earnestshubposted 12 years agoin reply to this

          Yes, we are evolving. smile It is quite late here, 11.26pm. I am online looking for a new vehicle for my son's new bricklaying business. smile
          Off to bed soon though. smile

          1. SunSeven profile image64
            SunSevenposted 12 years agoin reply to this

            WryLit was right then.

            Anyway, earnest, you are quite a familyman. smile

            Here in Singapore its only 9.30PM

            Just having fun in the forums.

            Warm Regards

    2. Ultimate Hubber profile image66
      Ultimate Hubberposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      I am already putting some work into my own websites and your post has motivated me to put some serious effort into them.

      BTW, you working on niche sites or the flagship ones?

    3. profile image0
      BRIAN SLATERposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Congrats to you Sunseven, evolution of the site might take a bit of time.smile

    4. profile image0
      kimberlyslyricsposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      AWESOME GIRL smile

      I have my own fully designed website for artists but have to get off my butt and make the switch.  Thanks you just put some winds back in my sails.  Unlike Cagsil lol

    5. profile image0
      Amie Warrenposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Congratulations! You deserve everything good you get.

      I have heard a lot of people say they are working on their own sites now. I think maybe this is what Google wanted, for us to get away from writing for article sites. Still, I appreciate the opportunity these sites gave me. I would not have been able to pay my bills were it not for them.

      I am lucky to have found a good real life job, and don't write much anymore, here or anywhere else. By the time I get off work, I am too tired to write. Maybe when the rampaging panda calms down, I will start my own blog, but right now, I'm content to live in the real life world, although I do like to check in to see how everyone is doing.

  2. Richieb799 profile image67
    Richieb799posted 12 years ago

    Hope my own sites surpass my HP earnings, I've been able to get in some good PR6, 5 links to it, just waiting for it to rise from 7th on Google first page to top 3 lol

  3. Randy Godwin profile image61
    Randy Godwinposted 12 years ago

    Congrats SunSeven!  I hope you received at least a dime for every view!  I'd wager HP makes much more from your hubs than you do! smile

  4. anujagarwal profile image59
    anujagarwalposted 12 years ago

    You are absolutely correct SunSeven, having couple of own websites can earn you much more than what you make on HP. Just it takes little more effort but it is really worthwhile.

  5. Stacie L profile image88
    Stacie Lposted 12 years ago

    you were the first person I read about on Hubpages;actually one of your articles was the reason I continued to come back to HP and eventually open an account.
    I'm sad you're leaving. maybe share some of your other webpages addresses so i can visit. smile

  6. Andrew0208 profile image58
    Andrew0208posted 12 years ago

    Congratulations SunSeven! How I wished that your 10M hits turns into €10M Adsense earnings for you. big_smile Your hubs were quite inspirational and core steping stones for me on IM journey when I joined HubPages. I'm out to your profile page to admire your Accolade. Well Done SunSeven!

    Edit: Oh you wrote that you're close to 10M on HP. Beautiful. I just checked your profile. Well done!

  7. Midnight Oil profile image83
    Midnight Oilposted 12 years ago

    Good luck with your 10M hits - it will take me decades to reach that total.  Currently, all my hubs have all but died in the last six weeks, hardly any hits at all after a great first two months this year.

    I beginning to wonder if there is wrong - Google/Adsense are not that keen that I live on a tax haven... The USA have it in for tax haven at the moment.

    Perhaps, a website of my own is the way forward, but still might have problems with payments and living on a tax haven...

  8. Cagsil profile image75
    Cagsilposted 12 years ago

    That's one accomplishment to be proud of regardless. smile

    Congrats for when you surpass it. smile

  9. ripplemaker profile image80
    ripplemakerposted 12 years ago

    Wow 10 M...I just recently reached 1 M...it will probably take me several several years to reach ten m...hehehhhe

  10. smanty profile image59
    smantyposted 12 years ago

    Congrats on nearing 10M!! To be honest I don't think I will ever reach that achievement. I just reached 1000 views, and have not even thought about the 10k mark yet.

    I am glad to see your sites are doing well too though. I actually just began a blog site that i have been working on for the past week. I hope to make it popular with Google soon.

  11. LuisEGonzalez profile image80
    LuisEGonzalezposted 12 years ago

    I have been here for about 4 months and am close to the 10M mark. But this is possible because of the advice given by fellow hubers when I first started "write many quality articles and the views will come"

    So I did and according to my estimates I should reach 10m by this same time next week. I cannot thank enough the hubers who freely and unselfishly offered their advice and knowledge and because of them I will stay on HP hoping to weather the Google storm.

  12. LuisEGonzalez profile image80
    LuisEGonzalezposted 12 years ago

    Sorry I made an error, I meant 10 thousand views not 10 million, God forbid I would reach 10 million on 4 months...lol I couldn't handle it. Again I apologize for the typo.

  13. SunSeven profile image64
    SunSevenposted 12 years ago

    My stats reads this figure at this moment:

    How long do I have to wait to cross the 10M mark?

    C'mon fellow hubbers. ! smile

    1. wilderness profile image96
      wildernessposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      I predict you will make it June 10th.  My crystal ball tells that is a very good possibility.

      1. SunSeven profile image64
        SunSevenposted 11 years agoin reply to this

        You are a real prophet. smile

        Waiting for the accolade to show up.

        Best Regards

  14. SunSeven profile image64
    SunSevenposted 11 years ago

    Almost there, may be another couple of days. smile

  15. Stacie L profile image88
    Stacie Lposted 11 years ago

    is this a Hubpages record?
    They should celebrate if it is!

    1. SunSeven profile image64
      SunSevenposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Absolutely not. But I guess it may fit into the top 20 category.

      Best Regards

      1. profile image0
        Baileybearposted 11 years agoin reply to this

        wow - impressive!

  16. SunSeven profile image64
    SunSevenposted 11 years ago

    Wow! Finally the accolade appears! bsmile

    1. emievil profile image68
      emievilposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Congrats Sun Seven. You more than deserve that 10 million. Hope you'll stay around though.

  17. SunSeven profile image64
    SunSevenposted 11 years ago

    Thank you emievil. smile

  18. SunSeven profile image64
    SunSevenposted 11 years ago

    Took 4 years!. smile
    Lost a few million views to deleted hubs due to changing policies. sad

  19. Misha profile image65
    Mishaposted 11 years ago

    Congrats SunSeven smile

    1. SunSeven profile image64
      SunSevenposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Hey Misha,

      Missed you a lot. How you been doing? Hope to find you again on other places. I still can use a lot of your wisdom on everything online. smile

      Warm Regards

  20. Uninvited Writer profile image77
    Uninvited Writerposted 11 years ago

    Goodbye, been nice seeing you on the forum smile


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