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My 5th anniversary with hp

  1. Good Guy profile image93
    Good Guyposted 2 years ago

    Just got the message from Admin that I have reached my 5th year anniversary with HP.  If not for the Google Panda change, I would have reached my 2 million page views as well.  Now the elusive 2 million is 39,000 away which will take another month.  I am not satisfied with my total hubs which stands at 206.  If not for the stringent "word count" control of Hp, I would have written much more. 

    You know, if your article has less than 1000 words, the chances are that it will not be featured. And I don't want my account to have any unfeatured hub.  All my hubs are featured.  I simply delete hubs that are not featured.  Articles with less than 1000 words may not necessarily mean substandard, but Hp insisted. 

    Be that as it may, I am very happy to be with Hp all these years.  A major part of my life revolves around Hp, as I am retired.

    CHEERS!

    1. peachpurple profile image77
      peachpurpleposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      congrats on your 5 years anniversary, i had been here 5.5 years already and i only delete those unpublished hubs, i have a lot of hubs less than 1000words but still featured, i guess it is the title and traffic

      1. Good Guy profile image93
        Good Guyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        I have a number of featured hubs with less than 1000 words.  They are the earlier hubs.  Lately, I found that whenever my hubs were less than 1000 words, they would be rejected until I increased them to more than 1000 words.   I shall try and test again.

    2. colorfulone profile image87
      colorfuloneposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Congratulations on 5 years on HP!

      1. Good Guy profile image93
        Good Guyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Thanks colorfulone

    3. Stacie L profile image87
      Stacie Lposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      5 years is a major achievement. Congratulations on your many views and future earnings! big_smile

      1. Good Guy profile image93
        Good Guyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Thanks for the encouragement, Stacie

    4. paradigmsearch profile image86
      paradigmsearchposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Same here. Plus, I need the money.

      Been an interesting ride, hasn't it? big_smile

      1. Good Guy profile image93
        Good Guyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Hi paradigmsearch,
        It's good pocket money.  If not for the Panda change, I would be happier!

    5. Christy Kirwan profile image
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      Christy Kirwanposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Happy Hubbiversary! 200+ Hubs is a pretty staggering achievement. smile

      1. Good Guy profile image93
        Good Guyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Hi Christy,
        An honor to have your comment here.  Thanks Christy..

    6. tlcs profile image81
      tlcsposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Well achieved! Congrats on staying loyal!

      1. Good Guy profile image93
        Good Guyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Hi Trudy,
        Thank you.  Always loyal to Hp for it has given me more meaning to life and to live.

    7. gmwilliams profile image83
      gmwilliamsposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Congratulations, Good Guy. May you have many more years with HubPages.
      http://s1.hubimg.com/u/8257020.jpg

      1. Good Guy profile image93
        Good Guyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Hi Grace,
        That's lots of balloons!  Thank you for your best wishes.

  2. Lisa HW profile image82
    Lisa HWposted 2 years ago

    Happy Fifth HP Anniversary.  HP has been a big part of my online-writing life as well - not because I've been retired, but because I've kind of seen it (and some of the other online writing) as a wise investment in time that I might be glad I made when/if I ever do go into "retirement mode". In the meantime (and besides that) , it's never a bad idea for a person/writer  to keep up with "Internet doings".

    1. Good Guy profile image93
      Good Guyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Thank you Lisa.

  3. Hicks Days profile image62
    Hicks Daysposted 2 years ago

    Happy 5th anniversary! smile

    1. Good Guy profile image93
      Good Guyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks Hicks Days

  4. Shades-of-truth profile image88
    Shades-of-truthposted 2 years ago

    Good Guy, congratulations! That is quite a testament to your abilities and your perseverance!

    1. Good Guy profile image93
      Good Guyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Hi Emily,
      It's both  fun and challenging.  Fun because I can see my effort being read 24/7 globally, and pocket money for me too.  Challenging because I need to find topics to write, and to ensure I write interesting hubs that can be featured.
      Thanks for your encouragement..

      1. Shades-of-truth profile image88
        Shades-of-truthposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        My comment to you was well-deserved. You have put a lot of effort in, here!

  5. aesta1 profile image91
    aesta1posted 2 years ago

    May you have more productive years here.

    1. Good Guy profile image93
      Good Guyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Hi aesta1,

      Sure I will.  Just completed another hub, but not published yet.  Thanks for your wishes.  May you enjoy yourself too, especially in Hanoi!!

      1. sallybea profile image97
        sallybeaposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Good Guy
        Congratulations, five years is a fantastic achievement.  Keeping that number of hubs up to-date is no mean feat.  It can be a challenge to keep even a small number of hubs fresh and up to-date all the time. May you go from strength to strength.

        1. Good Guy profile image93
          Good Guyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

          Hi Sally
          Yes i shall go from strength to strength. Hope you too. Thanks.

  6. advicequeen1 profile image67
    advicequeen1posted 2 years ago

    wow

    1. Good Guy profile image93
      Good Guyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      WOW!  LOL!!

  7. janshares profile image88
    jansharesposted 2 years ago

    Cheers to you, Good Guy. Congratulations on your 5th Anniversary with HP. You've done quite well as you have reached this very special milestone. And that approaching 2 million views (wow!) will be here in no time. I like how you have maintained your focus and good attitude on a journey that is often frustrating as you mentioned. You are a great hubber role model.

    1. Good Guy profile image93
      Good Guyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Hi Janis,
      Very nice to hear from you again.  It's Hubbers like you that make writing in Hp fun and educational.  Thanks again Janis.  You have a nice day.

  8. Gerhard Homveld profile image85
    Gerhard Homveldposted 2 years ago

    Congrats on being on HubPages for 5 years, and good luck on your 2-million views milestone - that's a very good accomplishment!

    1. Good Guy profile image93
      Good Guyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks Gerhad.  Hope you enjoy writing here, just like me.

  9. Barbara Kay profile image86
    Barbara Kayposted 2 years ago

    Congratulations! I hope you are here for many more years.

    1. Good Guy profile image93
      Good Guyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Hi Barbara,
      I shall be here until I'm gone forever or incapacitated.   LOL!

  10. Uzochukwu Mike profile image55
    Uzochukwu Mikeposted 2 years ago

    Am very happy for you because it is not an easy achievement. But how many payouts since then.

    1. Good Guy profile image93
      Good Guyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Hi Uzochukwu Mike,
      I receive payout every month.

      1. ologsinquito profile image93
        ologsinquitoposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Congratulations. I've always liked your hubs. They were among the first I read before I signed up here.

        1. Good Guy profile image93
          Good Guyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

          I am flattered!  LOL!  Thanks ologsinquito

  11. advicequeen1 profile image67
    advicequeen1posted 2 years ago

    I would love to page views like that,what does it take

    1. Good Guy profile image93
      Good Guyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Hi advicequeen1 ,
      It takes passion, time, hard work, sense of humor, effort, and many others. Hope you have all the above.

 
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