There are two possible strategies:
1)Write on Everything you know about
2)Pick a Subject and just write on it
I chose the first one because I can search and learn about many things, and will keep up with that.
Just want to know from others what they are doing and what's there suggestion.
I would write the first few articles on issues/subjects that you are very versed in or those that you have a working knowledge of. This helps establish an audience and readers/members know they can go to your work and learn something about that particular subject. But passion makes up for a lot and if you have an idea (i.e. something political) that you want to write about and it might appeal to a broad audience, do it. For me, quality above quantity is my philosophy. Take your time and hubbers will find you. Good luck and enjoy the site.
I do both. I like reading, so I read everything. I like culture, psychology, and fiction, so I write most about these topics.
I am afraid that there is no one subject that will hold my attention forever.
The hard part is coming up with a topic that Google will be enthusiastic about me writing about.
I would stick with the first one. HubPages is not a niche website (meaning its not about just one topic).
For now I have mostly written articles related to games, but I want to scale it up with relationship, movies, health, tech, web and a lot more.
Just write something and put it in the right category.
That is all I can say.
Pick a subject and write many hubs would be a good strategy if you are looking for better search engine visibility. Keywords in your hubs (web pages) in your subdomain (yourname.hubpages.com) will be common which will allow search engines to associate your hubpages account with focused keywords.
On the other hand, if you write about multiple topics it would attract a wider audience with in HP community but less organic search traffic.
Based on my Hub writing experience here over the last seven years, I disagree with the above statement. I have always written on multiple topics, and my HubPages traffic has always been a fraction of my readers compared to the search engines.
If you are a good writer who understands writing for the web, or is willing to put in the time to learn, you'll get organic search traffic without limiting yourself to one niche.
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