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Completed 5 years at Hubpages

  1. soni2006 profile image48
    soni2006posted 4 years ago

    Hello friends,

    Today I completed 5 years at hubpages. In these years, I have seen a lot of ups and downs and learned so many things. I hope to continue my relationship with HP for the coming years. The traffic is going down on a day by day basis but I am sure it will come back up again once Google will feel tired and stop tweaking the pandas, penguins, and other algorithms.

    Constantly updating old hubs and adding new ones is the way to go. I am assuming the traffic and earnings will not be great this time of this year as it was last year but currently, it's a wait and watch time. Surely things are going to change toward the positive side starting from the New Year.

    Thanks,

    soni2006 (Rajinder Soni, your friend from New Delhi, India)

    1. AndReall profile image61
      AndReallposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Congrats!

      1. soni2006 profile image48
        soni2006posted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Thanks AndReall.

    2. CrisSp profile image83
      CrisSpposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Congratulations! I wonder if I could stay that long...I hope. Been here for only 7 months now...I see the earnings grow but haven't received any solid pay yet.  And, honestly, I think to myself...is it really worth my time? I guess, for now, I'll enjoy it while it last.

  2. RTalloni profile image87
    RTalloniposted 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your 5 year milestone!

    1. soni2006 profile image48
      soni2006posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks a lot RTalloni.

  3. tipstoretireearly profile image91
    tipstoretireearlyposted 4 years ago

    5 years is impressive!  Congratulations.  I too have been watching traffic drop for the past few weeks.  Knowing that you've made it through 5 years of the up-and-down of algorithm changes is encouraging.

    1. soni2006 profile image48
      soni2006posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks

  4. LetitiaFT profile image83
    LetitiaFTposted 4 years ago

    Wow, that's impressive. Happy anniversary!

    1. soni2006 profile image48
      soni2006posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks a lot Letitia

  5. Barbara Kay profile image86
    Barbara Kayposted 4 years ago

    Congratulations! I hope we still get good Christmas traffic.

    1. soni2006 profile image48
      soni2006posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Hello Barbara I am not expecting much from Christmas as I am receiving more traffic from India than other countries but you can surely expect lots of traffic on your hubs as your traffic comes from western countries. Best of luck.

  6. KCC Big Country profile image85
    KCC Big Countryposted 4 years ago

    Congrats, Soni!     I just hit my 4 yrs earlier in the month!    I too have seen a lot of changes, improvements, disappointments from Google, etc.   We just have to hang in there!

    1. soni2006 profile image48
      soni2006posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      That's great KCC. Congrats for completing 4 years here. You are right we need to hang in till the right time comes. Hope is always there. We just need to be with HP who gave us such a great platform to share our creativity and earn money online.

  7. The Invincible profile image61
    The Invincibleposted 4 years ago

    Great! Congrats, long tym huh! You must have had a lot of fun already...

    1. soni2006 profile image48
      soni2006posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Yeah you are right. Thanks buddy.

  8. brakel2 profile image87
    brakel2posted 4 years ago via iphone

    Congrats  I am impressed with your profile and writing skills, along with your hub subjects. Good luck in your endeavors.

    1. soni2006 profile image48
      soni2006posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Good luck to u too brakel

  9. moonlake profile image88
    moonlakeposted 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your 5 year. Will hop over to your hubs.

    1. soni2006 profile image48
      soni2006posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      You are welcome moonlake. Waiting for your hub hopping.

    2. soni2006 profile image48
      soni2006posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      @moonlake, I have spent several nights here writing at Hubpages. Imagine when all the family members are sleeping and you are writing hubs on the computer. Then your dad or wife wake u up in the morning telling u to go and sleep on the bed as u had been sleeping on the computer table itself.

      1. wordscribe43 profile image94
        wordscribe43posted 4 years ago in reply to this

        That's why you have to start hubbing in bed like I do!  smile

        1. soni2006 profile image48
          soni2006posted 4 years ago in reply to this

          yeah I will do that wordscribe43, nice idea keep hubbing till ya drop down

  10. Rik Ravado profile image90
    Rik Ravadoposted 4 years ago

    Well done Rajinder - you've been here even longer than me (5 years this December)!  I like your optimism - I too look forward to better days here at HubPages.  I think people are wrong to moan about the HubPages platform - the issue is the changing Google algorithm. 

    I wish you well and hope we are still here a year from now writing on HubPages! smile

    1. soni2006 profile image48
      soni2006posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      More years to go buddy. Thank you.

      1. Nisha Jacob profile image60
        Nisha Jacobposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Congratulations. 

        I am little bit curious to ask about your earnings during the past 5 years? (If it never offend you)

        Thanks and once again congratulations.

        1. soni2006 profile image48
          soni2006posted 4 years ago in reply to this

          No probs Nisha. No harm in sharing achievements. I just want to motivate others.

  11. incomeguru profile image90
    incomeguruposted 4 years ago

    Congratulations, as you celebrate 5 years on HP.

    1. soni2006 profile image48
      soni2006posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks for the good wishes incomeguru. May God help u achieve what you want in life.

      1. incomeguru profile image90
        incomeguruposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Amen.

  12. Rosie2010 profile image84
    Rosie2010posted 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your 5th anniversary here on Hubpages, soni2006.  Cheers! smile

    1. soni2006 profile image48
      soni2006posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thank you so much Rosie.

  13. tasteofindia profile image69
    tasteofindiaposted 4 years ago

    Congratulations:)

    1. soni2006 profile image48
      soni2006posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks friend.

  14. vocalcoach profile image93
    vocalcoachposted 4 years ago

    A big congratulations for your 5 year anniversary on hubpages.
    I'll be back to congratulate you again when you reach 6 years.
    All the best!

  15. wordscribe43 profile image94
    wordscribe43posted 4 years ago

    Congrats, Soni!  That's a huge milestone and I'm glad to see you're still around.

    1. soni2006 profile image48
      soni2006posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      I will be there all the time dear. Not leaving HP because I never leave a friend when he/she becomes weak.

  16. pstraubie48 profile image89
    pstraubie48posted 4 years ago

    That is awesome. Five years...and i can believe that you have learned a lot. I have only been on a year and already I have learned so much. Now you are headed into your next five years Congratulations smile  smile

    1. soni2006 profile image48
      soni2006posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thank you so much dear.

  17. Anamika S profile image69
    Anamika Sposted 4 years ago

    That's an impressive achievement, Congrats! I prefer not to 'brag' about the 'money earned'. But my participation on HubPages has been quite rewarding too...

    1. soni2006 profile image48
      soni2006posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks Anamika. Bragging is your own choice. You are a real gem.

  18. john000 profile image91
    john000posted 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your 5th anniversary! I have enjoyed reading your material and I agree that the New Year will bring us blessings. Once again, congratulations.

    1. soni2006 profile image48
      soni2006posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Best of luck to everyone.

  19. elle64 profile image82
    elle64posted 4 years ago

    Fantastic 5 years is a long time. Do you think it is possible for you to make a hub about your journey here on hubpages,The first hub, the hard work. When you started to make money, when you started to loose money. All in all the ups and downs, on hubpages. I think lots of people would enjoy reading  about your journey .Good luck to you ,and good on for your succes -it gives me hope.

    1. soni2006 profile image48
      soni2006posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Why not, definitely I will do that. There are lots of things to share.

  20. Thelma Alberts profile image84
    Thelma Albertsposted 4 years ago

    Congratulations!

    1. soni2006 profile image48
      soni2006posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks Thelma.

  21. Pearldiver profile image87
    Pearldiverposted 4 years ago

    Hi mate... 
    Congrats to you, to your undying loyalty and for your awesome, optimistic approach!  smile

    I hope that the site respects your tremendous efforts throughout, enough to flick you a few bucks so that you can shout us all a chilled bubbly at the Christmas Party this year.... I missed the last three parties, after I was emailed the wrong address... lol
    wow... that's the oldest trick in the book and I fell for it! roll

    So you can pick up a few cases of DP at duty free...  big_smile

    1. soni2006 profile image48
      soni2006posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Right Pearl. Will do that.

  22. suzettenaples profile image90
    suzettenaplesposted 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your anniversary with HP.  That is quite amazing.  You sound like you have had a great run!

    1. soni2006 profile image48
      soni2006posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Yeah had some great fun buddy.

  23. profile image0
    traviswademillerposted 4 years ago

    Congratulations! I hope you will check out my hubs as well!

    1. soni2006 profile image48
      soni2006posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Definitely Travis. Will do that.

  24. bdegiulio profile image93
    bdegiulioposted 4 years ago

    Congratulations.  Five years is quite a milestone.  I'm sure you've seen it all during that time.  I am also going through a traffic slump but I am taking your advice and updating older Hubs and publishing new ones.

    1. soni2006 profile image48
      soni2006posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Be positive. Oh that's my blood group.

      Just kidding but seriously you have taken the right direction. If white clouds are not there for long, black clouds will also go away. My idea is to keep doing my work here because HP has given me such a great platform.

  25. Kangaroo_Jase profile image81
    Kangaroo_Jaseposted 4 years ago

    Congratulations and well done on sticking around for 5 years Soni.

    It certainly has been an up and down event for the last couple of years and it is testament for sticking it out through thick and thin, this is how one wins.

    Celebrate well, Soni.

    Cheers and best regards,
    Jase

    1. soni2006 profile image48
      soni2006posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thank you so much Jase.

  26. talfonso profile image89
    talfonsoposted 4 years ago

    Happy anniversary! May you prosper in the site and inform people for always!

    1. soni2006 profile image48
      soni2006posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thank you so much talfonso.

  27. Gary Holdaway profile image81
    Gary Holdawayposted 4 years ago

    Congratulations for 5 years on HP, I can't wait till I've been around that long! If i'm not on $1000 a month by then I'm going haha (not really, I love hub pages)

    I can't comment on the traffic as I've really not been here long enough to notice, I just hope that yours go's back up and everything goes well for you. Well  done!

    1. soni2006 profile image48
      soni2006posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks a lot Gary. I wish that you also achieve that 1000 dollar a month mark soon.

  28. prettydarkhorse profile image64
    prettydarkhorseposted 4 years ago

    Congrats Soni!!

    1. soni2006 profile image48
      soni2006posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks a lot Pretty.

  29. glassvisage profile image84
    glassvisageposted 4 years ago

    Congrats! I would say that makes you an old-timer by HP standards smile

    1. soni2006 profile image48
      soni2006posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Hey hey. Thanks glassvisage.

  30. Michael Willis profile image77
    Michael Willisposted 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your 5 years on Hubpages. May you have continued success. Had my 3rd year this summer.

    1. soni2006 profile image48
      soni2006posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks a lot Michael and congrats for completing your 3 years at HP.

  31. mperrottet profile image96
    mperrottetposted 4 years ago

    Congratulations - I haven't had a full year yet.  I'm sure you've seen lots of ups and downs and many changes through the years.  Hope you have continued success!

    1. soni2006 profile image48
      soni2006posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks mperrottet. My belief in HP is strong and I am damn sure that HP will also be enjoying the status that Squidoo is enjoying now.

  32. pstraubie48 profile image89
    pstraubie48posted 4 years ago

    Awesome. ..five years...lets see....that will be 2016 for me...and by then it will be 10 years for you...wow...time flies when we are busy writing...Congratulations ....ps

    1. soni2006 profile image48
      soni2006posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      That's right pstraubie48. Thank you so much.

 
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