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Original (poetry, short stories, etc) content allowed/encouraged?

  1. Knightsend profile image61
    Knightsendposted 7 years ago

    Hello. Less that a day I've been here now, and I did, admittedly a rudimentary search, but found nothing about hubbing my own poetry and short stories. Is this allowed, or encouraged? Or is it more information sharing based? Thank you.

    1. peace_maker profile image61
      peace_makerposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      poetry is the best medicine for heart

      if ur good then ur able to make money o have other to read it

      1. agaglia profile image83
        agagliaposted 7 years ago in reply to this
        1. agaglia profile image83
          agagliaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          it all has to do with what you know about the system, the server or vender. How does it work and how well you can work it.
          Unfortunately, the daily work  sometimes leaves little time for the work on the new server or system.

    2. agaglia profile image83
      agagliaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Hi Knightsend. I just got started here, too and am posting only poetry for now. I may branch out later, after I get my 'hub legs' under me. For now, I am just trying to get all the navigation down. good luck to you.

    3. SeSharer profile image76
      SeSharerposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I think poetry is the best, for we can show more with less words, and people like poets.

  2. Dame Scribe profile image60
    Dame Scribeposted 7 years ago

    Hi Knightend smile welcome to HubPages. Awesome people and fantastic team here. You will love it. As for your Hubbing, it is up to you. There are poets here too wink

  3. Research Analyst profile image80
    Research Analystposted 7 years ago

    I have seen some really great poetry here on hubpages, welcome and please do share your poetry with us.

  4. peace_maker profile image61
    peace_makerposted 7 years ago

    you can find some talented writers that can write well

    1. trooper22 profile image60
      trooper22posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      And then there is me )

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    jacobt2posted 7 years ago

    it is definitely ok to write poetry and/or short stories. if they are good, they will get some traffic. i have read a few short stories on HP that i have really enjoyed. Also, i write a lot of literary criticisms over various works of literature in my hubs that get some views.

    jacob<><

  6. Knightsend profile image61
    Knightsendposted 7 years ago

    Thank you all for your advice and encouragement:) I shall make some poetry hubs, please, by all means, check them out and let me know what you think.

  7. JamaGenee profile image85
    JamaGeneeposted 7 years ago

    Welcome, Knightsend! Yes, poetry and short stories are encouraged here.

  8. Everyday Miracles profile image92
    Everyday Miraclesposted 7 years ago

    Welcome!

    Like you, initially I thought this might be discouraged. I figure it's not likely to make me much money unless I include commentary (which I did on one of my poems), but I wanted to share a couple of pieces that I posted a couple of days ago. GeneriqueMedia has novels being placed on Hubpages even!

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    Janettaposted 7 years ago

    Hey there, welcome to HP!
    You can basically put anything you want on your hub, not everything may get traffic, however. But as long as you are enjoying writing it, then it doesn't really matter, right?? smile
    But, if you are looking for an outlet for specific genres/types of writing such as poetry and short stories, you can always try Triond.com  sort of like HP, but they publish your work for you on various relevant sites. I know one of their sites is a poetry one, so you might want to check it out. And I wouldn't see any reason you couldn't post your poems in both places. smile

    1. Kelsey Tallis profile image79
      Kelsey Tallisposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      But I thought they discourage content that is posted anywhere else online? Or does that not apply to creative writing?

  10. GeneriqueMedia profile image60
    GeneriqueMediaposted 7 years ago

    Yep, welcome to HP. Glad to have another writer on board. smile

    We welcome anything as long as it's in good effort. wink

    I'm happy to say that I had fears that people would not like my works because of some of the content, but apparently a few do appreciate.

    Hope to see some of your stuff soon!

    Sincerely,

    G|M

    1. Share And Care profile image60
      Share And Careposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I like your work you are talented   smile   
      G  check my hub and tell me what you think  smile

  11. Share And Care profile image60
    Share And Careposted 7 years ago

    Poetry comes from heaven, its like music ;;;;;  I am a poet too I love poetry

  12. Paper Moon profile image85
    Paper Moonposted 7 years ago

    I find that some hubbers post poems, stories and info.  Sometimes at the same time.  =0

    1. GeneriqueMedia profile image60
      GeneriqueMediaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Yep, I try to when I have a piece that is quite fitting. smile

      And great first hub, Share And Care smile

      Sincerely,
      G|M

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    Leta Sposted 7 years ago

    Kelsey-

    You can publish 'duplicate' content here, but your author score takes a penalty.  I have a couple poems and articles that were published elsewhere on the net, and although that is OK by the Hubpage rules, I know it has influenced the hubscore (and higher hubscores mean they direct more traffic your way).

    ...and yeah, it applies to all writing.

    1. Kelsey Tallis profile image79
      Kelsey Tallisposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Thank you Lita! smile

      I was thinking of publishing a poem here, but I was curious about the comment.

      1. GeneriqueMedia profile image60
        GeneriqueMediaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        I second that. I have one Hub marked "dupe." But through changing the context, not including the whole content, and trying to spruce it up I've managed to keep it at a decent score.

        Sincerely,

        G|M

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    Leta Sposted 7 years ago

    No...  The don't CARE at all.  But I was told even if it is your original work, if it appears somewhere else on the web, your score will take a penalty...

    The software they have, also, is automatic. However, when one of my original content hubs appearing elsewhere was flagged 'duplicate,' I contacted someone form Hubpages, and the above was what I was told.

  15. Everyday Miracles profile image92
    Everyday Miraclesposted 7 years ago

    No, that includes your own original content. I assume the reason is that duplicate content can be penalized by Google. The search engines want to see pages that are entirely unique in every regard and you can take a hit if your page is a duplicate.

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      Janettaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      aha, I see. I wasn't sure what all they meant by that. I haven't published any duplicates so I haven't seen what happens when you do. Maybe they don't want to be paying you twice (Google I mean)for the same content when you have AdSense acct.  ?

  16. Everyday Miracles profile image92
    Everyday Miraclesposted 7 years ago

    No no, Janetta! I didn't mean Adsense. Honestly I can't figure out how Adsense or Adwords works. I can only keep up with the search engines!

    Google *search* will penalize you for duplicate content. You could also look at it as being rewarded for original content.

    Since your purpose is to get your page *seen* in order to make money with Adsense, original content is crucial. Even if both sites where an item is displayed are paying you (through Adsense that is), the more impressions you get on a single page the more likely you are to get clicks on that page.

    I prefer to keep content to one site and one site only, personally.

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      Janettaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Oh, I see...
      I am blaming my dopiness on tired eyes and lack of sleep. As in should be sleeping but am on HubPages instead. Oh well...I'll sleep later smile

  17. jmc0409 profile image60
    jmc0409posted 7 years ago

    I have posted two hubs since yesterday and I am not getting many veiws.. If anyone could read my hubs and let me know how I could improve them.

  18. Everyday Miracles profile image92
    Everyday Miraclesposted 7 years ago

    jmco409, try posting your message in Extreme Hub Makeover smile

    It takes some time to build traffic!

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      \Brenda Scullyposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      This is my very first time on here, and this is the first comments I have read also,,,,,,  Hi everyone......  I know I should have read all about this, but how do you get money, is it simply by putting something up and people reading it,,,,,

  19. Everyday Miracles profile image92
    Everyday Miraclesposted 7 years ago

    That's the gist of it, Brenda... It's a bit more complicated than that, though.

    Digging up the article that compu-smart referenced earlier, this might help you:

    http://hubpages.com/_1ujtiwirvvvo9/hub/ … -Earnings/

  20. agaglia profile image83
    agagliaposted 7 years ago

    we all have good days and bad.
    We all know happy and sad.
    Let's figure out a way to share
    the load and earn some greenbacks on the way.

  21. Pete Maida profile image61
    Pete Maidaposted 7 years ago

    I am a fiction writer and a poet first.  I started writing articles much later.  I publish fiction and poetry here.  It is well received but it is not likely to be a top scorer.

  22. timuhl24 profile image60
    timuhl24posted 7 years ago

    I am very glad I came across this page, I wanted to start out by writing short stories and poems because I can do that pretty well and have posted some poems on poetry websites. I wasnt sure whether or not I was allowed to post poems but now that I know I can, maybe I can get myself some more traffic. I already have 7 hubs up and have only been on here for a couple days.

    I also use google adsens which I have only been using a couple days and my first day i made $.14 cents. They way you make money with google adsense is like this. when someone views your content, there will be googl ads called ADS BY  GOOGLE, on your page, if someone, LIGIT, clicks one of those ads and views it, thats where the income comes in because those ads are PAID TO CLICK ADS, where they are posted on your behalf I guess. so if someone clicks it, whatever the company has it set at per click, you get 60% and hubpages gets 40%. I got 3 clicks my first day and about 100 impressions. wish i could have gotten more clicks with that many impressions.

    I hope this helped/helps anyone interested on/with adsense.
    View my hubs by the way all who read this and thanks. any comments would be greatly apreciated.

    1. relache profile image88
      relacheposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Actually, that's not how ad revenue is shared here. 

      Your ad affiliate code is shown 60% of the time (randomized) and HubPages shows 40%.  You get 100% of the revenue earned when your ad code is in play.

 
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