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My fondness of HubPages continues...

  1. paradigmsearch profile image89
    paradigmsearchposted 8 months ago

    ...and that's the way it is.

    What say you?

    1. kenneth avery profile image81
      kenneth averyposted 8 months ago in reply to this

      "Ditto!"

      1. paradigmsearch profile image89
        paradigmsearchposted 8 months ago in reply to this

        I'm surprised there wasn't more of a response, both positive and negative.

    2. TIMETRAVELER2 profile image95
      TIMETRAVELER2posted 8 months ago in reply to this

      I have always liked it here and sincerely hope that on one level or another this site thrives and survives.

      1. kenneth avery profile image81
        kenneth averyposted 8 months ago in reply to this

        I think that I will copyright my "ditto" response.

        1. kenneth avery profile image81
          kenneth averyposted 8 months ago in reply to this

          LOL. That was a joke. Oh, is that acceptable in this forum????

      2. Rochelle Frank profile image91
        Rochelle Frankposted 8 months ago in reply to this

        You are one among many.

    3. peachpurple profile image79
      peachpurpleposted 8 months ago in reply to this

      I am still here, not giving up yet

    4. Rochelle Frank profile image91
      Rochelle Frankposted 8 months ago in reply to this

      It has become part of my life .... at this point all parts are important.

  2. agilitymach profile image100
    agilitymachposted 8 months ago

    I'll respond with a ditto.  I like HubPages because it's an easy way to get my stuff out there AND bonus...I get paid.  I think it's the bees knees.  I also like the "newspaper" feel layout vs. all the crowded layout I see on webpages these days.  I'm an old fashioned newspaper reporter, and I like a good, clean layout with "air."  Also - I like that it's pretty easy to use.  And I like that the people who run it are actively involved in attempting to increase traffic.  I find far more upsides than downsides to HubPages (and the niche sites too).

    1. kenneth avery profile image81
      kenneth averyposted 8 months ago in reply to this

      I used 'ditto' because it is brief, to the point, and it worked for Patrick Swayse. I too, worked for 23 (or more) years for our local paper and I did some feature writing as well as my own column. Plus selling display ads, darkroom work (when they used it), delivered papers and anything that was needed. I Love HubPages for the same reason you do, agilitymach. It's clean, I get paid and it is a great vehicle for my abstract/prose poems and abstract comedy.

      1. agilitymach profile image100
        agilitymachposted 8 months ago in reply to this

        Interesting that we newspaper folks both like the same HubPages' features. smile

        1. kenneth avery profile image81
          kenneth averyposted 8 months ago in reply to this

          So, let me say, "I am proud to know another soul with ink in her veins."

          1. Rodeon profile image64
            Rodeonposted 8 months ago in reply to this

            Lol! lol

  3. lobobrandon profile image81
    lobobrandonposted 8 months ago

    A response...

    1. Jesse Drzal profile image83
      Jesse Drzalposted 8 months ago in reply to this

      more response's..

  4. Claudine Fleury profile image92
    Claudine Fleuryposted 8 months ago

    I wish there were more intellectual and scholarly topics written about on Hub Pages. Some of my colleagues have wondered why a professional researcher would use a site that mostly markets pop culture articles. I haven't found any other web formats for layout I like so much. Tried a university site but there was little marketing value there.

    1. theraggededge profile image92
      theraggededgeposted 8 months ago in reply to this

      Start your own blog? Then you have complete autonomy.

    2. RonElFran profile image95
      RonElFranposted 8 months ago in reply to this

      Claudine, many of those topics are well represented here on HP. Several of my hubs, and I know of hubs of others, have been cited in books and articles. Those citations treat our hubs as serious sources. I've seen nothing that indicates HP is generally regarded as a lightweight site.

      1. NateB11 profile image93
        NateB11posted 8 months ago in reply to this

        +1

  5. Jodah profile image86
    Jodahposted 8 months ago

    I like the layout, the ease of use, and that HP provided a vehicle to publish my writing online. The supportive community however was and is the most appealing part.

  6. GiftsByDiana profile image47
    GiftsByDianaposted 8 months ago

    It's fun and a nice way to have my articles about natural living... out there for free to help others learn.

  7. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image93
    Wesman Todd Shawposted 8 months ago

    There are some seriously scholarly authors here. Look for Alicia C. - she's as impressive as they come. James Kenny does some great work, and there are many many others.

    Please be as scholarly as you can. Please flag those horrible low quality spam looking or blog post looking things, and improve the level of content on the site in that way.

  8. NateB11 profile image93
    NateB11posted 8 months ago

    Loves me some Hubpages. Always have.

    1. kenneth avery profile image81
      kenneth averyposted 8 months ago in reply to this

      Right on, NateB11.
      If I shared a secret that I have
      carried around for ten years, would
      anyone freak?
      I hope not.
      For I am a ghost.

      1. NateB11 profile image93
        NateB11posted 8 months ago in reply to this

        +1

    2. Jesse Drzal profile image83
      Jesse Drzalposted 8 months ago in reply to this

      I'm going to +1 that.

      1. kenneth avery profile image81
        kenneth averyposted 8 months ago in reply to this

        Hey, an idea crept into my maze of thoughts.
        The "+1" would make a great reality hub.

        1. Jesse Drzal profile image83
          Jesse Drzalposted 8 months ago in reply to this

          Yes! Go for it Kenneth.

          1. kenneth avery profile image81
            kenneth averyposted 8 months ago in reply to this

            Hmmmmm. (Sound of me rolling that idea over in my mind.)

  9. TessSchlesinger profile image92
    TessSchlesingerposted 8 months ago

    I like it better these days but then I mostly stay off the forums. smile

  10. Nowreen P profile image81
    Nowreen Pposted 8 months ago

    I feel the same way, I am new to HubPages and still learning how it works, but it's fun smile

 
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