Here's a couple of tips that can apply to Hubbers:
From Best Advice for Indie Journalists
“First, realize that this is going to be an incredible amount of hard work, with the occasional 20-hour day and lots of headaches. Also realize that when you own it, all the work you do really belongs to you, and the rewards can be amazing and gratifying.”
“It’s a tremendous amount of hard work. If you want a nine-to-five job don’t do it. Advertising won’t be able to support you unless you have very high traffic and that will take time to build. The noise level is huge and getting louder, it is ever more challenging to stand out and build traffic.”
Whether it's starting a site, or hubbing (and the former is a heck of a lot harder than the latter) you must realise this: there is no overnight success. You can have spikes that smell of popularity, but to build something sustainable takes a lot of hard work with a lot of smart thinking.
I,m not afraid of hard work, having already built one business up from scratch, but I love writing Hubs. My problemis that at the mo I've taken on a month's worth of copywriting because you have to have some bread and butter money and it's SOOOOO FRUSTRATING, because that's taking up so much time that I can't work on my hubs - other than keeping them ticking over.Gtreat article! I'm off to read mashable now, then a coffee then that damned copywriting!
Very sound advice and I think most successful hubbers have realized this. The thing is with so many blogs out there warning people about scams etc there are plenty of people who go for get rich quick schemes
There are tons of hubs on keyword selection and the various tools one could use to make the process easier.But, like most things 'net - they are mostly copies of copies of copies or poorly strewn together theories by...