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A new big hub with more than 21000 (twenty one thousand),pls advise

  1. Authenticz profile image58
    Authenticzposted 11 months ago

    Friends ! want your advise and comments on my new  hub titled :

    "International Mother Language Day:The Institution and History"

    with 21883 words. I tried to make it detailed and comprehensive.

    1. theraggededge profile image93
      theraggededgeposted 11 months ago in reply to this

      http://hubpages.com/education/Internati … -diversity

      I could not read a hub that long. Can you imagine someone trying to read it on a mobile device? You might think about breaking it up into smaller hubs.

      The first section, titled 'Abstruct' - should that be 'Abstract'? is one huge block of text. You need to break that into readable paragraphs.

      People don't usually 'sprout', that's an activity restricted to plants and seeds smile

      There is some dissonance in the writing. In later sections it seems as though the text was written by someone else?

      Sorry, that's as much as I can do - it really is far too long.

      1. Authenticz profile image58
        Authenticzposted 11 months ago in reply to this

        theraggededge, thanks for your time and comments, good help. I am a new hubber since 3/4 month. I appreciate that you found some  errors.  I just finished it. Am still  working on it- more formatting, correcting and checking the pictures..  I usually write moderate size hubs, this one I wrote in detail, because in many places there  is no detail one. Besides its part of my ancestors' history. Your comments are  great help really.

        1. theraggededge profile image93
          theraggededgeposted 11 months ago in reply to this

          The problem is... that Hubpages is not really the right place for a piece of writing that long. It's not set up for that. Hubpages is designed for magazine-style articles of about 1000 - 3000 words. Anything more than that won't load properly, is unreadable on a tablet or phone, and takes too long to scroll down (that's why e-readers like Kindle are set up to display text as pages).

          You have to split the hub into several small ones. Have the first as an introduction, linking to the next. If someone is interested in the material they will click through. The fact that you have an 'emotional attachment' is irrelevent, especially if the piece won't load. In any case, it will work in your favour to split it as you will gain more visitors.

          It's quite possible that it won't pass through the QAP at that length and won't be featured.

          You asked for advice and comments, and we are giving you our best. You can choose to ignore it, of course smile

          Edit: By the way, I do appreciate how much work you have put into your hub. You won't lose anything by splitting it up - it will be better, easier to navigate and you will have a head start on your hub creation journey.

          1. Authenticz profile image58
            Authenticzposted 11 months ago in reply to this

            theraggededge, wow great,  you have given lot of  thought. I am really very much thankful. Yes you right, splitting  it is a very pragmatic and user friendly idea. I have never been in hub forum, I am grateful to each hubber  here for  your  time, effort and comments, are really helpful  and made me rethink about the size and presentation of  the read. Thank you  again for sharing your wise advice!

    2. clivewilliams profile image79
      clivewilliamsposted 11 months ago in reply to this

      you have just written 20 of my hubs in one...waaaayyy too long for my tiny brain. And the topic is not interesting enough for people to sit and read through it all.

      1. Authenticz profile image58
        Authenticzposted 11 months ago in reply to this

        Clivewilliams, thank you so much for your effort with comments.  I wrote it proactively as its part of my history. Am still working on it.

  2. Marisa Wright profile image92
    Marisa Wrightposted 11 months ago

    Far too long.  Far, far, far too long.   

    The big problem with such a large Hub is that it takes forever to load.   I found myself looking at a blank page, with nothing but the title, for ages.  If I had arrived at that Hub from Google, I would've given up and gone back to Google to visit the next result.   

    In fact, I've had time to type that whole paragraph and your Hub images have still not loaded.

    You would be much better off to look for logical places where this Hub can be divided into different sections, each concentrating on one aspect of the day.

    1. Authenticz profile image58
      Authenticzposted 11 months ago in reply to this

      Marisa Wright , Thanks a lot for your try. May be that time the hub was in "edit" mood.  However, am very new hubber for 3/4 months. I like to keep only  this hub big, as no where  people find the complete information and history, and  this hub has emotional attachment  with me as its my ancestors history.  Yes I will write   in moderate size  hubs in  future , thanks  again for advice. = )

      I kept  the link of the hub underneath  if you like to try again :  http://hubpages.com/education/Internati … -diversity

      1. Marisa Wright profile image92
        Marisa Wrightposted 11 months ago in reply to this

        No I don't want to try again thank you.  It would make no difference if your Hub was in edit mode. 

        The bigger the Hub, the longer it will take to load, and many readers will not wait - they will just give up and never read it.  So if you are writing just for your own satisfaction, and you don't care if anyone reads it, then you are welcome to leave it the way it is.  But if you want readers to stay and read then it needs to be separated into separate chapters, one chapter in each Hub.

        Though actually I think it would be better to start a Blogger blog and put the whole Hub on that. You can make each section a separate post, but all the posts will be together in one place.

        1. Authenticz profile image58
          Authenticzposted 11 months ago in reply to this

          Thanks for reply Marisa. Am new. Still learning. I agree with you. Your comment is a good help.   Guide for my future works.

  3. Jesse Drzal profile image81
    Jesse Drzalposted 11 months ago

    Auth, please remember that when you ask for advice here, you will get it. Unfiltered.

  4. Jesse Drzal profile image81
    Jesse Drzalposted 11 months ago

    Which is a good thing.

    1. Authenticz profile image58
      Authenticzposted 11 months ago in reply to this

      Jesse Drzal , I  appreciate your comment.

    2. Authenticz profile image58
      Authenticzposted 11 months ago in reply to this

      Thanks  jesse Drzal. Learning is  a process with trial and error. Am still learning. Socializing myself in the forum is giving me new ideas to co-op with the reality. Any word of  advice, comment and even critique is really  helpful.

  5. Chriswillman90 profile image93
    Chriswillman90posted 11 months ago

    Holy moly you just wrote part of an encyclopedia or a quarter of a novel. I really hope you break it up into several hubs because that's so much work done, and it would be a shame if people didn't read parts of it at least.

    1. Authenticz profile image58
      Authenticzposted 11 months ago in reply to this

      Chriswillman90 thanks for your kind appearance in the forum. Even though am in a dilemma now as hub authority already featured it meanwhile,  I am thinking how to rearrange it for user friendly presentation by splitting it several hubs. yes , i have given too much time and endeavor  to write  the read with a detail and comprehensive perspective. I didn't think in the very inception that  this read will be so long and tiresome for the readers. Your each comment is  resource for my learning as a new hubber . Thanks again.

 
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