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All the Zeros....

  1. Gcrhoads64 profile image96
    Gcrhoads64posted 3 years ago

    I know I haven't been here very long, but seeing all those zeros beside my articles are discouraging.
    How do you stay motivated to write?

  2. PurvisBobbi44 profile image90
    PurvisBobbi44posted 3 years ago

    If writing is your passion---you will never give up. You inspire yourself by feeling life and all it gives one---then write about it.

    Keep up the good work and write about what you like---and your opinions. Do reviews of movies, or television shows, stars and their homes---the list is endless.

    Good Luck and smile in your writing to make us want to read more.
    Bobbi Purvis

    1. pagesvoice profile image87
      pagesvoiceposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Bobbi you have given this newbie some great advice. Write with passion, expression and heart is what I try to do, even if it's a recipe hub. Although I have been writing for years on various sites, I know what the feeling is like when only a couple of people visit a hub. The main thing is to stay positive and keep going. If other hubbers haven't read and commented on a hub, then post it to facebook and twitter. Also, take your story and email it to friends and relatives and ask for feedback. Sometimes when a reaction is lukewarm it may simply mean you have to go back and fine tune your article. Give your story a tweak here and an interesting photo there. As the saying goes, "Rome wasn't built in a day." Best wishes and don't give up.

      1. Gcrhoads64 profile image96
        Gcrhoads64posted 3 years ago in reply to this

        Thank you  for your advice, Bobbi and pagesvoice.
        Instead of focusing on how many people aren't reading, I will focus on the fact that some people are. If I build it, they will come, lol.
        I will stay positive, because that is my basic personality anyway. smile