Is Your Hubscore Bringing You Down? How to Stop Obsessing Over Your Hubscore
Is your Hubscore bringing you down? This article is created to help you look at matters through a different point of view. Most likely the reason why you are concerned about your score is because you feel that this mark is a reflection of your skills as an author. However, if you are a passionate writer you must reject your train of thought.
Writing about what you know as an author is a reflection of who you are. This being the case, Scores should not dictate your future as writer. As long as you are providing information that is helpful to your readers through experience, you should feel at peace with your circumstances.
The following information is provided to help you move pass the insecure concepts which surrounds all grades in life. Hopefully this article will help you focus on the goal of becoming the best writer you can possibly be.
Is The Grim Reaper Of Numbers Messing With Your Mind?
Are You Obsessing Over Your Hubscore?
If someone mentions the word "Hub". do your eyes grow wide and automatically you start wondering about the well-being of your hubscore?
Do the following words cause you to loose your train of thought, leading you into the abyss of hubscore obsession?
Hubbub- A loud noise of many confused voices; a tumult; uproar.
Hubby- Full of hubs or protuberances; as, a road that has been frozen while muddy is hubby.
Hubcap- a metal or plastic cover for the hub of a motor vehicle's wheel.
Hub- n. - The central part, usually cylindrical, of a wheel; the nave. See Illust. of Axle box. n. - The hilt of a weapon. n. - A rough protuberance or projecting obstruction; as, a hub in the road. n. - A goal or mark at which quoits, etc., are cast. n. - A hardened, engraved steel punch for impressing a device upon a die, used in coining, etc. n. - A screw hob. n. - A block for scotching a wheel.
The List Goes On Folks.
How Far Has Hubscore Obsession Taken You?
Is Your Hubscore Driving You Loco?
Has your condition driven you to the point in which you now grade everyone around you according to the Hubscore rating system? Have you gone so far as to start rating total strangers?
My Hubscore stinks! I'm not writing anymore! I'm scared!
Stop thinking this way. I have witnessed this sadness in forums, writers beating themselves up, it is heartbreaking to witness.
One Minute Your Up!
And The Next Minute Your Down, Stay Positive!
Is Your Obsession Driving You To The Point In Which You Can't Dine Out With Friends, Because You Are Too- Occupied With The Thought Of Your Hubscore?
If You Answered Yes To Any Of The Above Questions, Then You Have A Bad Case Of HUBSCO My Friend
To Young Writers That Need More Experience, Let Life Take Its Course
There are some young writers that have lived a hard life, they are old souls that can spin a story due to the hardships in life,which transforms into knowledge.
And then there are other young writers that are just... young. They have not endured much so they are still growing in their journey.
Francis Ford Coppola an American film director, producer and screenwriter best known for his award winning movie 'The Godfather' gave his granddaughter Gia Coppola some honest advice, which consisted of researching life in order to grasp valid information as a writer.
Gia's short film, entitled 'Writer's Block' shows how difficult it can be for young writers to develop a unique writing style of their own.
What Causes This Condition?
Wrong thinking causes HUBSCO. If you are a writer that writes about your life and adds pictures that have to do with your life, and your score is dropping or someone leaves a negative comment, you have to keep pressing on.
You only have one life to live, and your honest measures will pay off eventually because of integrity and your distinct life lessons which captivate your audience.
There are some people who steal the work of other writers, because they lack knowledge, or they have not lived long enough to gain experience as a seasoned writer. This is the wrong thing to do.
If you are having a problem coping with your Hubscore things will only get worse if you should become a well-known author, at this stage critics will come out of the swamp, and numbers will be replaced with harsh comments. Ignore the numbers and keep moving on through your unique journey in life.
Change the way you think about your Hubscore. If you are following the rules, your honesty should provide some sense of relief. And of course you want stay connected with the Hubpage team.
Obsessing can go beyond your Hubscore, learning how to focus positively is a vital part of life in all situations that have to do with ratings.
The Hubscore Poll
Does Your Hubscore Bother YouSee results without voting
In Some Cases There May Be Some Things That You Could Do Differently
There are some aspects of your writing that could need changing, and if this is the case always look for ways to improve your work. There are plenty of resources such as the informational Hub Rating Scale. This scale can be found the HubPages tutorial section.
The HubPage Staff Suggestion Sharing Tips Table
How To Improve Hubs
How To Improve Comments
How To Improve Questions
Only write about subjects that truly spark your interest. Write about what you know.
Avoid Comments such as "Great Hub! or "Very interesting."
Ask Questions that are likely to inpire the creation of a high quality, and useful Hub.
Go into great depth with your work, including as many concrete facts, figures explanations, and tips as possible.
Leave long, detailed, unique comments referring to specific details of a Hubber's Hub.
Do not use HubPages Questions and answers to ask discussion or opinion based questions (What do you think about?) Those are meant for the HubPages Forums
Bolster your Hubs with meaningful and attractive images and media.
Ask interesting follow up questions and request additional articles to give the Hub;s author inspiration for future Hubs.
Make sure to edit Questions before publishing them, and actively monitor and respond to answers, selecting the best answer to show your appreciation.
Say You follow All Of These Guidelines, Then What Next?
What are your motivates? We all have goals when it comes to our unique path as an author. However some motives can be self-seeking without us even realizing it. This process can be disappointing when our plans to uplift our own goals hit a brick wall.
Access your goals in life, if these goals generate spam or happen to annoy your community then this could create issues.
Where Will Your Goals Lead You? Make Your List
All Writers May Want To Invest In College Ruled Paper In Order To Write You Goals Down On Paper
My goals as a writer is to include other authors. My readers may not grasp my concept, it is nice to have opinions from other writers who have been through the same situation.
Generating traffic to my fellow writers is helpful to followers who write and to readers, because it gives them choices and different ways of viewing their situation.
Part of my goal is being a reciprocal follower. I only follow people who write and who help me with technical issues. I simply can't follow writers or authors that don't follow back.
I follow the people I write for via twitter and the Hubpages, because they have given me an outlet to reach out to other artist and authors that appeal to readers.
The Hubpages is the perfect outlet because it is filled with talented authors.
I do not follow spam artist who are only seeking to help themselves.
I enjoy writing about fellow writers, this gives readers a close look at all styles of writing. And my hope is to build a strong relationship with future bestselling authors and artist.
I don't always do things correctly, I am learning new things every day as well.
I have decided not worry about ratings of any sort. I try to do the best I can as a writer and move on in faith.
You only have one life to live, why not write about it? Your readers will appreciate your honesty. Your integrity as a writer is what truly counts.
The How I Improved My Hubscore Poll
How Were You Able To Improve Your Hubscore?See results without voting
Change Your Mindset
So What Did I Do After Releasing This Article?
I panicked over my Hubscore. Paul Edmondson, CEO of HubPages was kind enough to reply.
Mr. Edmondson's response made me feel better about producing articles that I am passionate about. I can continue to write Hubs without trying to please my Hubscore.
Paul Edmondson, CEO of HubPages.com Replied
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