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Weekly Topic Inspiration: Life-Changing Gadgets and Electronics

  1. Simone Smith profile image91
    Simone Smithposted 4 years ago

    Y’all posted some fantastic Hubs when our WTI theme was useful kitchen tools and gadgets, so I thought we might play with that general subject again, but this time focus on consumer electronics and personal gadgets. What device can’t you live without? If it’s something fresh and surprising (you don’t want to write a Hub on a subject that has already been covered extensively online), write a Hub about it this week!

    Again, I recommend adding the Ratings Capsule to this Hub and providing a single person rating (or a multiple person rating, if you want your readers to submit their own star ratings). This adds value to product-centric Hubs and makes them more attractive in search engine results. If you decide to add Amazon/eBay Capsules, do so with great care and moderation (I recommend featuring no more than two or three products total).

    Don’t have a particular Hub in mind? Here are some search-friendly titles to consider using:
    New Technology Gadgets that will Change Your Life
    The Best Electronic Gadgets for Men
    Cool Tech Gadgets for _____ (Moms, Kids, Teens, Students...)
    Real Spy Gadgets
    Cool Spy Gadgets Anyone Can Buy
    Cool Gadgets for Men
    The X Best Gadgets for Men
    __________: The Ultimate Geek Gadget
    How to Keep Track of the Latest Gadgets
    Five Noteworthy New Electronic Gadgets
    New Tech Gadgets that will Blow Your Mind

    To create search-friendly titles of your own, follow the steps outlined in this Learning Center guide.

    If you'd like to join in on this week's topic by writing a Hub, follow these steps:

    1)    Stop by this week's Weekly Topic Inspiration Question.
    2)    Click the green button "answer this question".
    3)    Click the gray button below the box (leave that empty) that says "make a Hub about it."
    4)    Give your Hub a very specific title, like Easy Summer Gardening Projects for Kids or Challenging Summer Activities for Teens
    5)    Create good quality original content that hasn't been covered before.
    6)    After you publish your Weekly Topic Inspiration Hub, come back to this forum thread and post a link to your Hub with a brief description of what you wrote about and why.

    For more information on the Weekly Topic Inspiration program, check out the Learning Center guide.

    Oh, and do you want your WTI Hub to have a shot at becoming a Hub of the Day? Make sure the images are legally used and properly attributed!

    1. zsobig profile image88
      zsobigposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      By the time I have finished reading this week's topic inspiration post, I know what should I write smile.
      Here it is, I hope you guys will like it:
      http://zsobig.hubpages.com/hub/The-cool … r-Teachers

      1. Simone Smith profile image91
        Simone Smithposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        This is fabulous! Might I recommend switching out the generic Amazon devices you included and manually inputting the specific products you mentioned, complete with custom descriptions? This will make that capsule much more relevant- and people will be far more likely to actually click through (and perhaps purchase) those items!

        1. zsobig profile image88
          zsobigposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          All are manually included (so not generic at all), but I will try to give them some descriptions smile.

          1. zsobig profile image88
            zsobigposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            Aaaand done smile.
            I hope it is much better this way! Thanks for the nice tip Simone!

      2. MarleneB profile image95
        MarleneBposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        I liked all the gadgets. Very nice coverage of some really helpful tools.

    2. MarleneB profile image95
      MarleneBposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      The personal gadget that I cannot live without is the Homedics Cordless Rechargeable Pedicure Tool. I live in California, where flip flops and strappy sandals are the norm... even in the  wintertime. So, here is the review of the gadget that makes my day: http://marleneb.hubpages.com/t/32813b

      1. Will Apse profile image90
        Will Apseposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        I have a wife who nags me when I neglect my toenails. I wouldn't actually call her a gadget but she is pretty cool.

        1. MarleneB profile image95
          MarleneBposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          Will, you are funny! I'm fortunate that my husband usually takes his cue from me. When clip my toenails, he looks down at his and clips his, too. So, I have learned to make sure he's around during pedicure time.

      2. Simone Smith profile image91
        Simone Smithposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        This is fabulous, MarleneB! Be sure to add a Ratings Capsule (single person setting) to include a star rating of the product- it'll show up in search engine results and give this great Hub an edge.

        1. MarleneB profile image95
          MarleneBposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          Oh! Thank you so much for reminding me to do this. I woke up in the middle of the night realizing I forgot to do it and then forgot again this morning. You are a gem. Thank you.

  2. cashmere profile image81
    cashmereposted 4 years ago

    Personally I'd say the internet was the most life changing electronic invention for me...will think up of the gadget hub smile

    1. GiancarloLorenzo profile image90
      GiancarloLorenzoposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Agree.  The internet changed my life completely.  I felt like I was lost before the internet.

  3. cashmere profile image81
    cashmereposted 4 years ago

    Must say I was inspired. Fastest hub I've ever done.

    Cool Spy Gadgets Anyone Can Buy
    http://cashmere.hubpages.com/hub/Cool-S … n-Buy?done

    1. MarleneB profile image95
      MarleneBposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      The coolest hub on the planet right now. I really enjoyed reading about all the gadgets.

    2. Simone Smith profile image91
      Simone Smithposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Ooooh, I love this! I was really hoping someone would use that title. I love the hidden camera hook!

  4. Will Apse profile image90
    Will Apseposted 4 years ago

    'If you decide to add Amazon/eBay Capsules, do so with great care and moderation (I recommend featuring no more than two or three products total)"

    If this advice is based on solid stats around Panda-hit sub-domains it might be worth making a bigger thing of it. In fact, it might be worth putting this warning into Amazon and eBay capsules.

    1. Simone Smith profile image91
      Simone Smithposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      That's not a bad idea. But in the meantime, cashmere provides a really great example of these capsules being used correctly. She carefully selected the items she featured, and each of them is directly related to the subject matter of her Hub. What's more, she provided a custom description for each one. That's just the sort of use we're pushing for.

      1. Austinstar profile image78
        Austinstarposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        I would have loved the cool spy gadgets, but I know a little bit about music gadgets, so I wrote this one instead...
        http://austinstar.hubpages.com/hub/The- … -Musicians

        1. MarleneB profile image95
          MarleneBposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          There are a ton of great gadgets listed in your hub. As a former musician, I can say they are all really cool!

  5. Rosyel Sawali profile image17
    Rosyel Sawaliposted 4 years ago

    Here is my weekly topic inspiration hub....

    http://rosyelsawali.hubpages.com/hub/A- … -Computers

    1. MarleneB profile image95
      MarleneBposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Excellent research on the topic. I left an answer to your question in the comments section of the hub.

      1. Rosyel Sawali profile image17
        Rosyel Sawaliposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Thank you @MarleneB. Your input is valuable. ^_^

  6. LaMamaLoli profile image60
    LaMamaLoliposted 4 years ago

    Okay, bit nervous about this. First time have taken part in this. Constructive feedback appreciated. Note the word constructive!!!

    http://lamamaloli.hubpages.com/t/329ea8

  7. Margaret Skipper profile image61
    Margaret Skipperposted 4 years ago

    Wow, electronic gadget huh? Well, i'm still thinking on that one lol! I do however have a topic for you all to consider as a potential WTI in the future! It's Disaster Preparedness. Ways to prepare yourself, home, property and/or family for hurricane/tornado/tsunami/monsoon/blizzard season. With the weather getting more radical each year, i think advice on this subject could help everyone! Thanks in advance for the consideration.

    1. EuroCafeAuLait profile image91
      EuroCafeAuLaitposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      That sounds like a good idea...

  8. EuroCafeAuLait profile image91
    EuroCafeAuLaitposted 4 years ago

    I guess I forgot to post my WTIs here.  Got inspired for two Hubs - my packs-a-punch digital camera and my husband's pedometer.  Here are the links, one by one:

    My Favorite Gadget is my Cheap Compact Digital Camera

    http://eurocafeaulait.hubpages.com/hub/ … tal-Camera

    and hubby's: The Versatile Pedometer, a Gadget for Work and Play

    http://eurocafeaulait.hubpages.com/hub/ … k-and-Play

    We use them both everyday and they've certainly changed our lives.

  9. Simone Smith profile image91
    Simone Smithposted 4 years ago

    These were awesome Hubs, y'all!

    We're moving from gadgets to autos this week. Our latest theme: driving rules and regulations! We all have to work with them (even folks like me who avoid driving), so we all have something to share! I hope you'll join in. big_smile

 
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