My page views are inching upward, but my CPM is creeping downward. Is this common? The crux of my reason for asking is that I'm trying to be realistic in projecting the future earnings of my hubs, and I've kind of looked at a CPM of $7 as realistic, but now I'm questioning that as my page views increase and my daily CPM drops. Thoughts?
Same happens to me! I'm assuming the areas where I have increased traffic aren't particularly attractive to advertisers (historically little or no click-throughs) and therefore the overall CPM goes down.
I just experienced the same CPM dip after a Hub I wrote about the Pending Facebook IPO started getting massive Google traffic after the story that Facebook is filing for its IPO hit the wires. Kind of disappointing since when one is getting 100s of hits per day a drop in the CPM makes a big difference in the payout. The drop in CPM was significant for me, down 50% to 70% per CPM. My guess is low quality viewers that did not click ads. :-(
by CCahill 3 years ago
How many page views does it take to create $1 ?Now; I realist that page views and hub revenue is not 100% directly proportionate, however I wondered what people found is generally the average revenue generated from a certain amount of page views, I have a rough idea it might be around;400 pages...
by Kain 360 22 months ago
Is it realistic to make $40 a day off of 10,000 views daily give or take? Before HubPages suffered from Google Algorithm updates in 2012; I remember doing very well with views on another account, but I don't think my CPM was that high. I pretty much semi-retired from writing on HP during 2014-2016...
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 Eugene Brennan 13 months ago
It seems to be almost down to the level it was last year and never recovered much since the start of Q3. I reckon though it's probably because I'm getting a lot more views with lower CPM in addition to views with high CPM plus backouts from pages before ads load. The result is that it's pushing the...
by Natalie Frank 12 months ago
We have visited this topic at least twice before in recent months and I continue not to understand it. No matter what I do or how many views I get somehow I always earn between $1.25 and $2.25 a day which averages out to just barely enough to make payout each month. This was the case...
by ExpandYourMind 8 years ago
Can someone explain what the "Page CPM" on my Adsense report represents or point me to a good hub foIs this related to my keyword cost? What's the connection to how much you ultimately receive this?
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