Whoo Hoo! I finally hit my first Google pay-out here!

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    pgrundyposted 14 years ago

    It only took 10 months! LOL! cool

    I'm hoping the next one only takes five. Seriously, I'm trying to learn about this stuff and am currently learning how to start up my own websites. That is going rather slowly as well.

    Anyway, now I can go Christmas shopping next month!

    1. weblog profile image57
      weblogposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Good job smile

  2. bhoge profile image59
    bhogeposted 14 years ago

    Congratulations pgrundy big_smile
    I have to wait for another 10 months to make mine big_smile

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    pgrundyposted 14 years ago

    You'll make it--it probably won't take you 10 months. I'm a little impaired in this area. smile

  4. Jewels profile image81
    Jewelsposted 14 years ago

    Champagne, clink clink big_smile

  5. Amanda Severn profile image94
    Amanda Severnposted 14 years ago

    Congratulations Pam, you've worked hard. You deserve it. I hope the next cheque comes much quicker!

  6. rmr profile image68
    rmrposted 14 years ago

    Way to go! Much deserved! I suspect that I will take considerably longer. I'm just about to break thirty bucks, at the nine month mark.

  7. terenceyap07 profile image59
    terenceyap07posted 14 years ago

    Well done, Pam.


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    Ananta65posted 14 years ago

    Congratulations, Pam, enjoy it! big_smile

  9. Lissie profile image67
    Lissieposted 14 years ago

    Well done - its a nice feeling isn't it! My first took more than 12 months, my second 3 months so maybe before Xmas?

  10. Dorsi profile image88
    Dorsiposted 14 years ago

    Congrats Pam- that is exciting. I'm getting close, about another 20 dollars to go, maybe I'll get mine as a christmas present huh?
    Whoo-hoooo PGrundy!!!

  11. WHoArtNow profile image82
    WHoArtNowposted 14 years ago

    Well done Pam! So March we shall expect a thread reading "Whoo Hoo! I finally hit my Second Google pay-out here!"

    I'm at 5 months, and trust me, I haven't got much chance of getting to $100 in the next 5!

    I'm not going to cash my first Google check, I'm going to frame it, longest $100 I will have ever earned!

  12. Zsuzsy Bee profile image86
    Zsuzsy Beeposted 14 years ago

    Good for you! Congrats. regards Zsuzsy

  13. Stacie L profile image87
    Stacie Lposted 14 years ago

    well I am so happy for you...clapping
    guess Google is alot harder to make money if you are a small writer.I'm at 4.05 after a few months.
    it's been a learning experience...;smile

  14. Patty Inglish, MS profile image87
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 14 years ago

    Congratulations! I think it's a good program for extra money.

    1. WHoArtNow profile image82
      WHoArtNowposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Extra being the keyword in that sentence!

  15. Christoph Reilly profile image68
    Christoph Reillyposted 14 years ago

    Congrats Pam! Boy, it seems like a long way off for me too. You deserve it, and you got there writing quality stuff! That in itself is something to celebrate!

  16. caspar profile image60
    casparposted 14 years ago

    Well done Pam - your next payout will surely come much more quickly!  Seeing your post made me go and check my Adsense earnings. I have now discovered that I made my first $100 through Hubpages last month (11 months after I started, and after writing only 20 hubs) - it had got lost among my other Adsense income.  So now I'm celebrating too!  big_smile

    1. WHoArtNow profile image82
      WHoArtNowposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Congrats to you too then Caspar!

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    pgrundyposted 14 years ago

    Thanks everyone! And congrats to you Caspar!

    It took a long time, but hopefully the next one will take a shorter time. Lissie, I'm still working on getting WordPress up at my website. I'll get there. So much to figure out, but hey--I'm not at the bank! <cheers! wild applause!> big_smile

  18. caspar profile image60
    casparposted 14 years ago

    Thanks Pam and WHoArtNow.  Keep at it Pam - income from my websites started with a few drips and is now a reliable trickle.  When I first started I was over the moon if I had a single 5 cent click in a day from Adsense.  A few months later I was really pleased if I hit $1 a day, then a little later my idea of a good day was $10 income.  Now I consider $20 to be a good day.  I just need to keep focused and keep it growing, until I can walk out of my day job and make a living doing what I enjoy!

    1. Ryan Hupfer profile image60
      Ryan Hupferposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      This is awesome...I love to hear stories like these!

  19. DonnaCSmith profile image83
    DonnaCSmithposted 14 years ago

    Congratulations! I am still looking forward to my "first time."

    1. Ryan Hupfer profile image60
      Ryan Hupferposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Hmmm...this just got me thinking...we should create a list of 'first timers' somewhere....that would be awesome to see and probably pretty motivating. smile

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    pgrundyposted 14 years ago

    Yes I've heard it builds--that it is cumulative, so the more stuff you publish and the longer it is online the faster the ad revenue builds up. I hope so. That would be awesome, kind of like residuals when you sell an insurance policy.

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      Ananta65posted 14 years agoin reply to this

      So patience is a virtue, hm smile Suppose I'll just write and wait then for those remaining $87,- to build up wink

      Congratulations to you too, Caspar

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    SirDentposted 14 years ago

    I actually recieved mine last month. Just didn't want to make a big deal about it. Congrats pgrundy on your success at HubPages.

  22. dishyum profile image58
    dishyumposted 14 years ago

    Great posts, everyone smile The very first payout does always excite us cool

  23. Shirley Anderson profile image61
    Shirley Andersonposted 14 years ago

    Hey, congrats Pam!!!

    Many more payouts to come!

  24. sceptic profile image58
    scepticposted 14 years ago

    Congrats!!!! Well done on first payout, It's an awsome even!

  25. Marian Swift profile image60
    Marian Swiftposted 14 years ago

    Well earned congratulations, Pam!

    I love to hear this kind of good news.  Selfishly speaking, it makes my own efforts feel more worthwhile.

    Way to go!

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    rethansmithposted 14 years ago

    Congrats on that!
    I am moving slowly to that milestone myself!

  27. Bard of Ely profile image82
    Bard of Elyposted 14 years ago

    Congratulations, Pam! Well deserved for all your excellent hubs!

  28. Shalini Kagal profile image57
    Shalini Kagalposted 14 years ago

    Congrats Pam! There's nothing quite like the high that first cheque brings!


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