I just activated my Hub Ad program early this week. I was able to compare my earnings with my sister's. I noticed that the number of views does not necessarily mean more earnings. Why is that? If that is the case, then what really determines your earnings from hub ad program?
it depends on the type of niches/keywords of your hubs. The topic determines the ads displayed in your hubs. Although I have seen lots of hostgator ads to my cooking, parenting, pregnancy etc hubs.
It probably has a lot to do with how long people stay on the page of the hub as well as how much the advertiser bids.
I see. When I clicked the earnings of Hub Ad Program, I see CPM and Impressions. What do those mean?
Impressions are the number of views your hubs received that were usable by the program.
CPM is the average earnings per 1000 impressions.
I have also noticed that with the HP ad program more impressions do not seem to correlate to more earnings.
When I graphed my impressions, and earnings I noticed that some days with peak impressions actually had the lowest earnings!
It seems like HP ads might be normalizing my earnings and not allowing me to take advantage of traffic peaks.
It would be helpful if HP would provide more details as to exactly how earnings are derived from this program. If anyone has any links that explain this in more detail please share them.
by Kayla Hebert 2 years ago
I have a question about ad program. I was doing extremely well at first with ad program and CPM was fairly decent and then I had 2 record traffic days back to back that I was so excited to see how they would affect the earnings and the CPM dropped below half and I made squat from them. I guess I...
by Richard Ricky Hale 7 years ago
I keep an eye on my stats daily. I noticed a sharp decline in my earnings for yesterday, April 10th. I know it is wrong. Has anyone else been affected by this yesterday? Who do I need to speak with about this? Thanks.
by ajayshah2005 7 years ago
Please share your practical experience, the effects of this program on your earnings, keeping in mind about Hubpages TOS as well as Google adsense TOS.Thanks!
by Lena Kovadlo 16 months ago
This month my CPM for the HP Ad Program is super low. It's been under $1.50 every day so far. And last month I had a lot of days where it was under $2. Wondering why that is and if it's just happening to me or if others are experiencing this as well.
by Debra Allen 4 years ago
Anyone Earning from Hupages Ad Program or Amazon Program?My earning have dropped to almost nothing in the last two months. I was wondering if anyone else was finding that they were not making anything with those two programs and what can we do about it.
by Perry Fender 6 years ago
When I first published a recipe in one of my Hub links, I was getting way more $$ for very few views ($4/5 for 40-50 views). I now average over 100 views in a month for that 1 recipe and am making less than $1/month from it. This particular recipe has made it to "featured" and...
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