So, I expected a lot of the Hubpages ad program, but I think I'm disappointed -v- what I think I could get from Google.... so switching it off for 2-4 weeks to try to do some comparisons.
Anybody else done that? Anybody got their stats?
I think I've done the right thing, but I do hate making decisions
I've just turned mine off again too. Last time I tried it, there wasn't a lot of difference money-wise. HPads had the edge, but I missed the excitement of checking my stats.
Recently HPads has had a lot of problems with late reporting, plus my CPM seems to be way down.
Time to give adsense another chance.
My mathematical expertise indicates that $0.00 = $0.00
So no change either way
I turned mine off Sunday, and my Adsense improved and better than HP Ads. BUT. My traffic is very low, an occasional click is a big deal for me. So not very scientific.
its gone so low, i guess they are not attracting the same ads they used to!
I did turn it off for a month. Adsense picked right back up. I did turn it back on for another trial run since it has been awhile since Panda. Can't say I'm doing great on either Adsense or HP
OK, so it's not just me then.
I figure I'll compare the CPM figures in a week or two. Thing is, HPAds are in $$ and I have my Adsense set to ££.
But if they're way different then it'll show up.
Panda 2.2 should put Hubs back in the game again .... I know because I hubbed about it last week ... and so I am therefore an expert.
It's 2 days in ... figures look about the same, but it's too early to say really.
But - I DO love seeing exactly which hubs made me the cash. This is essential in helping to work out what to write about and what to promote.
It'd be nice if we could turn on the ad program on a "hub by hub basis"... as there are some with high traffic and no income, and a few with low traffic and high income.
Just got to let it run a month or so before I can really tell I guess.
I hate decisions.
I did a bit of experimentation during May and the first part of June and found that earnings with HP Ads switched on and Adsense were about 10% better than Adsense alone.
The HP Ads CPM did seem to be hitting the floor a couple of weeks ago, but is beginning to recover, so for now I'm going to stick with the Ad program.
I may do another test if I can get my views up considerably.
Uh.. so is saying "yes" to that offer when it came out why my adsense died? lol. I'm doing okay with HP ads, but it's about 20% less than Adsense.
Should I have read something or something? lol
For people like me, HP ads are doing great. I have only had about 300 hits from outside hubpages. The downside is adsense flatlined. I have money in the adsense account but not enough to "pull a paycheck" so have been trying to find a way to use it somewhere else.
I have a feeling I need search engine optimization training. LOL It seems my idea of using words I would search doesn't work as well as it should.
I even wrote a hub to title tuner specifications and it didn't do well at all. What I mean by this is I took the search words someone had used to find my hub and wrote another hub titled with exactly those words.
Since my writing isn't about money this really doesn't matter. As long as at least one person "gets" what I am trying to say its worth it.
Who - or what - is Chikita? She sounds sultry and Russian ...
Durr! Sorry - reread it and it says Chitika not Chikita ... :-/
LOL... an easy mistake to make.... if you have a smutty mind
The Ads Program requires somebody to have an active Adsense account already, thereby excluding a lot of new people, or dissuading them. Chitika would help those - and, for some niches, could be more lucrative.
Mind you, that's not the only other choice/option. Adsense does, for most, pay most, but they could have run the ad program as an extra thing, with an extra box maybe.
I guess Yield Manager (are they still using that?) would have swayed their decision as to what to do I guess though.
I turned them off a month ago and AdSense immediately kicked back in. It seems they cancel each other out. If I have HP activated, I make no AdSense money. If I have HP off, of course, I make no money from HP. The money seemed to be equal, so I'm staying with AdSense for now and working on my niche, because I think that will be my ticket to be recognized well enough by Google.
I'm done with my experiments for now. One month on, one month off is what i tried.
When HP ads was on, my adsense was the pits. Missed payout for the first time in over a year. And the HP ads revenue wasn't anything to write home about either.
As soon as i turned it off watching the month closely, my adsense started to rise gradually. No more pennies a day. And i'm pleased with what i'm seeing.
I haven't looked back since.
by Laura Marie 3 years ago
I was just wondering how successful people are with the Hubpages ad program and if anyone had managed to make payout in one day yet. I have yet to earn over $5 in one day from the ad program. How about everyone else?
by Cardia 15 months ago
In the past I relied solely on Adsense to earn income from Hubpages, however this year I was able to finally open a PayPal account, so I signed up for the Hubpages Ad program. As expected, I saw a drop in my Adsense earnings, but now it's practically non-existent. I was earning a couple dollars...
by Paul Deeds 7 years ago
Tomorrow, March 3rd, we are excited to officially launch the HubPages Ad Program, a major new way for you to make money from your HubPages traffic. The HubPages Ad Program provides an optimized mix of premium ads from multiple ad partners that will run alongside the Google AdSense ads on your...
by Adventure Colorad 7 years ago
Now that the general Hubpages population can join the Hubpages ad program I have to wonder, is it worth it? I have been with Hubpages about two months and have only gained a couple clicks on Adsense. Do I have a better chance of making money from the HP program, or should I stick with...
by Jason Menayan 6 months ago
Hello everyone! We're happy to announce that we're opening up the HubPages Ad Program to all Hubbers ahead of schedule!All interested Hubbers are now eligible to participate in the HubPages Ad Program, an additional earnings option for your Hubs. You can read more about the Program in the blog...
by Laura Izett 7 years ago
Does the Hubpages Ad Program effect Google Ads earnings?My Google earnings seem to have gone down significantly since adding the Hubpages ad program.
Copyright © 2018 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.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|