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What's your best advice?

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    cjaroszposted 3 years ago

    If you had to pick one good piece of advice for a new hubber, what would that be?

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      epsonok0posted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Dont apply to adsense untill you have at least 10 or even 20 hubs.

      1. janshares profile image88
        jansharesposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        +1

    2. Rochelle Frank profile image89
      Rochelle Frankposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Read and understand the Learning Center tips and requirements and the FAQs, then read a lot of Hubs from top -rated hubbers.

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        Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

        I really need to do that.

    3. paradigmsearch profile image88
      paradigmsearchposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Persistance.

    4. rebekahELLE profile image91
      rebekahELLEposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Know why you're writing here, then make a plan of how you want to use your time and knowledge.
      If you have expertise in an area, write on those topics.
      Don't expect the same results as someone else who has given advice on how they achieved specific goals.
      Read through the Learning Center, there's so much great info and insight as how to write and publish on this kind of platform.
      Enjoy it.

  2. relache profile image89
    relacheposted 3 years ago

    Pick the one you like best, or think will help you the most, because advice is not "one size fits all."

    - Read the Terms of Use for HubPages.  By signing up to the site, you agreed to be legally bound by it.

    - Read the Learning Center.  It's the best advice from both users and admin from the last six years. 

    - The web stopped being "if you build it, they will come" years ago.  It takes a LOT more work now. 

    - To make as much money on the web as a day job takes just as much effort as a day job.

    1. Rochelle Frank profile image89
      Rochelle Frankposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Relache's advice is always directly to the point -- I especially like her last comment., but I would say that it probably takes AT LEAST AS MUCH -- but usually a lot more effort.
      (Almost anyone can flip a burger.) smile

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    epsonok0posted 3 years ago

    Dont ignore the advice of any of the woman who have posted so far. No matter how much I may fight them in the forums they are highly valuable resources.

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      cjaroszposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      I like yours! I have been reading forums all day. These ladies have been on a lot with helpfulness.

  4. WryLilt profile image86
    WryLiltposted 3 years ago

    If you're busily trying to get internal traffic (traffic from other hubbers, from comments, forums, follows, questions) you will never get passive traffic or income here.

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      cjaroszposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Does that mean, hubbers don't count towards what you earn?

      1. WryLilt profile image86
        WryLiltposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        From memory I think they do, but it'd be quite a low CPM as hubbers aren't meant to click other hubbers' ads.

        Plus, you have to ENCOURAGE other hubbers. If you learn how to get social or search traffic, it'll come without you pushing it.

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          cjaroszposted 3 years ago in reply to this

          I have read to put my link on social page. I'm not sure how to do anything ese

          1. WryLilt profile image86
            WryLiltposted 3 years ago in reply to this

            Read my hub on SEO (on my slider). Plenty of hands on tips.

            And start using MFPs (made for pinterest images).

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              cjaroszposted 3 years ago in reply to this

              OK thank you!

  5. melbel profile image90
    melbelposted 3 years ago

    Follow HubPages' advice in publishing a hub (format, content to include, length, etc.)

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      cjaroszposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      This has been a lesson learned for me. I wasn't getting where I wanted. Then started following advise, now I'm slowly getting there.

  6. janshares profile image88
    jansharesposted 3 years ago

    1. Ask "how to" questions in the forum. No question is too dumb. Sometimes getting a straight answer from a helpful hubber is clearer than trying to sort out tons of info in the Learning Center. But by all means, visit the Learning Center for the basics to save yourself from wasting time making mistakes.
    2. Read hubs under "HubPages Tutorials and Community" in the All Topics section. Some of the best advice is hidden there.
    3. Be patient with change and slow progress.

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      cjaroszposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      I like your first one. The learning center was help, but still left me a little clueless on something's

      1. janshares profile image88
        jansharesposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        Believe me, I speak from "clueless" experience when I first started here, still clueless sometimes but have truly learned a lot from the vets.

  7. cheaptrick profile image75
    cheaptrickposted 3 years ago

    I would never take advise from a hubber with an author score of 61(see my score)...that being said,let me give you some advise.
    Pin back your ears,butter your head,and dive right in...that's why you have a delete button...which I should use liberally...I know,I know,I know...

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      Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

      lol

  8. Barbara Kay profile image84
    Barbara Kayposted 3 years ago

    Have patience. If you aren't earning money now, a few months down the line things will probably improve. Hubs need to age. Write, write, write. The more you write, the better you should do.

    1. Barbara Kay profile image84
      Barbara Kayposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Oh, I forgot.  Learn from your own experience. Watch what hubs do well for you. When you see a subject that does well, write some more about it.

    2. janshares profile image88
      jansharesposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      +1

  9. Will Apse profile image91
    Will Apseposted 3 years ago

    Learn how to research subjects thoroughly. Most people are blind online. Grow an eye and you will be a star.

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      Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Or a cyclopes.

      1. Will Apse profile image91
        Will Apseposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        This is a cyclopes:
        http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e1/Cyclopes_didactylus_Museum_de_Gen%C3%A8ve.JPG

        Would you ride one of those to work?

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          Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

          If I had a saddle.. maybe.

  10. Will Apse profile image91
    Will Apseposted 3 years ago

    Anyway. We are being serious here.

    Research!

    Then you will not mistake cyclops for cyclopes, amongst other things.

    You could check out tricky words by highlighting, right clicking and selecting  'search google for whatever.'

    You might then decide not to mention silky anteaters at all.

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      Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

      I wrote cyclops at first and spell check underlined it so I went with its suggestion. Now it's not underlined at all. I am obviously completely dimwitted.

      1. Will Apse profile image91
        Will Apseposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        The spell checker on this site is a moron.

        What, for instance, can it do with the word 'amongst'?

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          Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

          It doesn't even recognize words like afterall.... which should be one word, but b/c of the instance of spell check... isn't.

          1. Will Apse profile image91
            Will Apseposted 3 years ago in reply to this

            Well, there we are. We are shocked, disappointed and disgusted. lol. Also, sleepy.

            'Tis now the very witching time of night
            When churchyards yawn and hell itself breathes out
            Contagion to this world:

            Or to put it another way.

            Goodnight ladies, ladies goodnight.

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              Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

              Goodnight. smile

              1. rohanfelix profile image92
                rohanfelixposted 3 years ago in reply to this

                Take it slow and easy, while publishing loads of hubs, is my advice.

                1. Barbara Kay profile image84
                  Barbara Kayposted 3 years ago in reply to this

                  +1

  11. electronician profile image93
    electronicianposted 3 years ago

    I would advise anyone joining Hubpages to follow me and like and comment on all of my hubs, because I am brilliant.

  12. Millionaire Tips profile image90
    Millionaire Tipsposted 3 years ago

    My best advice is to learn as much as you can, then write, write, write.  So many people give up after a few hubs, that it seems that only 3% of Hubbers have 25 or more hubs.  You have to have more than 25 to do well here.

    Write when the views and revenue are going up, and continue to write when the views and revenue go down.  Keep writing and keep trying to improve the quality of your writing as much as possible.  Read other people's hubs to get a feel for how to write hubs, and learn more about HubPages, SEO and whatever else you need to learn, then get out of the forum section and write some more.

    To get more money, you can analyze which of your hubs are doing better, and write more like those.

    1. janshares profile image88
      jansharesposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      +1111111

  13. Writer Fox profile image80
    Writer Foxposted 3 years ago

    My best advice is to learn about SEO.  I wrote a Beginner's Tutorial Hub about SEO to help you learn the process.  Whether you are writing on HubPages for income or just to develop readership for your articles, appearing high on search engine results pages is the key to consistent, high volume of views.

    I only have 36 Hubs, but they receive 2,900 views per day because of the SEO techniques I recommend in the Tutorial.

  14. Will Apse profile image91
    Will Apseposted 3 years ago

    Is that singed keratin?

    1. ologsinquito profile image95
      ologsinquitoposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Keep writing and add only your very best content to Hub Pages. Then continue writing so there's always fresh material on your sub domain.

      1. sallybea profile image96
        sallybeaposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        Type all your Hubs into Word first and run a spell and grammar checker before copying and pasting your work into a Hub.

 
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