Reaching The Magic 100,000 Hub Hits

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you...

Well, its taken a bit of time, but finally I am in sniffing distance of that magic Hub hit mark. It's take some time. A year and half or 18 months or approximately 547 days to be exact. Some people get to this mark quiet quickly, while others have a long away to go yet.

So what is the secret of hitting this magic mark? I have got there quite by sheer luck and sprinkling of chance thrown in for good measure. To be honest, at first, hits were rarer than a month of Sundays or blue moon. I was on the point of giving up, but decided to throw in a few curved ball Hubs on popular subjects. Nothing special, just written in my style - what ever that is.

Much to my surprise one of these Hubs went viral - big time. And to be totally truthful, if it wasn't for this Hub, I would be still several years off reaching that 100,000 mark. Nearly two-thirds of those of hits is this one Hub. It wasn't planned, it just happened that way.

Now, I have tried several times to repeat the style this successful hub, but with little or no success. I am not sure what the magic formula is, but I can repeat it. Sheer luck or a touch of the John McClane's - the right hub in the right place at the right time.

That secret formula still alludes me, but I still try again now and then. Looking back there was very little thought or pre-planning, I wrote it and published the hub in under an hour. That is the funny bit, as other Hubs I have planned and careful wrote have all but failed to take off. Some Hubs, after a year or so, are struggling to reach 100 hits.

But, I have still enjoyed writing these Hubs and I have picked up a bit of outside work from people who have read them and contacted me to do more of the same. So, thank you to those people and to Hub Pages too for making me a global writer.

I must also thank all the people who have clicked on my Hubs and liked or commented on them. I would love you to either re-visit or drop in on one of my other Hubs.

I realise that I am not on Hub Pages to make money, but to let the world to see my writings, such that they are. I have my own style, it might be right or wrong but its my voice. I have tried to write to a pre-set style and subjects out in the real world, but if I am not interested in actual subject I get bored and write rubbish.

So, people write about what you know and love. It might not make you into a millionaire, but you you will get more fun and and enjoyment out of for work. And if you are really luck one of your Hubs will go viral.

I haven't written any Hubs for a while due to other writing commitments, but I will be getting back in the saddle soon and flood the world with my style of rubbish.

It's not about the money, its tapping into the global population and boring the pants of them with your Hub. I dare you to read a couple of my Hubs and perhaps leave a comment or even vote me up.

Well, its time to crack open the champagne and celebrate reaching this magic milestone.

Cheers & Thank You for all your Hits

David


Ps - I am not expecting this Hub to go viral !!

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rebekahELLE 4 years ago from Tampa Bay

Congrats! That's a great milestone to reach. Lucky you for writing a viral hub. It sounds like it was inspiration, sometimes those are the ones that have our truest voice.

Keep up the great work!


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B. Leekley 4 years ago from Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA

Up, useful, interesting, and shared with my HubPages followers. I'm glad to learn from your experience.


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Millionaire Tips 4 years ago from USA

Congratulations David! It is amazing that the hubs we just throw out there manage to get caught up in the wind and soar, while the ones we take the time to really write and nurture hang heavy and never make it off the ground. I wish you many more viral hubs.


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TIMETRAVELER2 4 years ago

Congratulations! I know what you mean about popping out a hub and having it hit big. Happened to me once on another site, although not as big as what you are talking about. It was one of the dumbest articles I ever wrote...maybe THAT's the secret!!! Anyhow...enjoy your success...it sounds like you earned it!


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wewillmake 4 years ago from kerala-INDIA

Its a wonderful achievement.. I cant even think about it from this short time period.. Congrants!!


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Midnight Oil 4 years ago from Isle of Man UK Author

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you...

Well, its taken a bit of time, but finally I am in sniffing distance of that magic 100,000 Hub hit mark.


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Midnight Oil 4 years ago from Isle of Man UK Author

100,000 HITS - Well, its time to crack open the champagne and celebrate reaching this magic milestone.

Cheers & Thank You for all your Hits


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Jools99 4 years ago from North-East UK

100,000 hits is an amazing achievement and if you achieved over two thirds of it on one hub, then that's great too! People all over the world are reading your articles!

Brilliant - I only need to improve by a factor of 10 to match your achievement :o)


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elle64 4 years ago from Scandinavia

Good on you -i hope to get ther one day too


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thoughtfulgirl2 4 years ago from East Coast

It's great your other hub went viral. Good luck to you in your musings!


Debra 3 years ago

Lets met for coffee!


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cabochon 2 years ago from Tunbridge Wells

David, are you on facebook? Your thoughts on talking to the universe were very interesting and I would like to read more about your thoughts. :)


Jace 23 months ago

Your answer lifts the ingicletenle of the debate.


Keischa 23 months ago

This is both street smart and ingellitent.

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