A HUB RANT-AMERICAN POLITICAL SCENE
Fellow hubbers and other readers as you know I like a good political discussion as well as the next man but I do have this question regarding Hub traffic on political Hubs vs non-political Hubs? You may not find this to be the case on your hubs but I have observed that political rants outscore non-political Hubs in number of reads by at least a two to one margin.
I find that at the time of publishing a political rant there are a great deal more views, comments, and subsequently the overall hub score is higher. As time passes even though the number of hub views on non-political Hubs may still lag those of political Hubs I find in some cases the overall hub score of the former rises to exceed that of the latter. This phenomenon is perplexing to me since I don’t want to always write political rants only on my Hubs!!!!!!!!!!!
CASE IN POINT
I have a perplexing problem. I don’t claim to be a Dave Berryesque writer but I like to write Hubs about things other than about politics or just make political rants. I find that the problem is if I write anything but political rants my hubscore is very puny at the beginning of its Hublife. After a period of time the Hubscore begins to equalize with non-political Hubs. I write simply for the satisfaction of the reader and myself. Since my Hubscore is puny at the beginning of it’s Hublife on non-political Hubs and I don’t want to always write political Hubs I feel driven to write about political topics just to achieve any satisfaction from writing my Hubs.
MY PERSONAL FRUSTRATIONS
I want to talk about my doubts about my writing abilities and my computer frustrations with both Hubpages, Microsoft Word, iTunes and Microsoft Media Player just to mention a few.
I know with certainty that I’m not wordsmithian in my writing capabilities but I’m obsessively competitive. Therefore every time I publish a new Hub I’m glued to my computer monitor to see how the Hub is received. My spirits rise and fall with each and every Hub view or comment by you the reader.
My frustrations are magnified by my lack of ability with Hub page modules. Most of these infernal contraptions drive my mind into a frenzy. I can’t use picture modules to save my soul so I’m stuck with text modules. No snazzy Hubs for you Tom!!!!!!!!!!
Hub score calculations as previously Hubbed about add to my consternation. Oh woe is Hubbing worth this maddening emotional turmoil?
I compose my Hubs using the insipid program Microsoft Word, which I am convinced, was designed for the express purpose of tormenting my mind, body and soul. It’s like being in the 7th ring of hell!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Then I write a Hub about my band, The Darvons and offer sound tracks from my old Webcore reel-to reel tape recorder converted to CD for all who ask, but my lack of ability with Microsoft Media Player and iTunes make finding the tracks saved impossible for me to find until almost half a day is spent in total frustration making my old grey hair start to fall out!!!!!!!!!!!!
I GUESS IT’S MY PROBLEM
I wrote this Hub as an experiment to satisfy my curiosity. I wanted to find out if using a politically titled hub satisfies my own need for instant gratification about Hub scores. I guess I’m just a little bit OCD and I want instant gratification on both Hub reads and Hub scores so I titled this Hub with a political title when it’s all about my own curiosity about Hub scores and Hub reads and frustrations with lack of writing creativity and frustration with software manipulations!!!!!!!!!!!!
You my readers will determine the ultimate outcome of my sanity!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!