There has been much talk about the large volumes of essentially text-less picture hubs swamping hubpages.
Is it time for a hubpages sister site specifically for picture hubs, leaving hubpages.com for text based articles?
Many of the hubbers here do not identify with these "authors" and feel they contribute little to the hubpages community.
I suppose you can manage that through categories and sub categories or maybe another top level category like "Photo Hubs" might be the solution
Those sorts of Hubs aren't violating HubPages TOS, and they probably make HubPages more money than they earn the individual authors.
If you think they are junk, that's what the thumbs down vote is for...
Um, as both a writer (with 3 books to my credit) and a photographer, I resent this post!
Seriously, I don't understand why separating the two would be necessary. Besides, I think you must be talking about the spammy hubs of a certain nature, not legitimate credited work.
The 'picture only' ones aren't as disappointing as the 'google' hubs.
I did a couple of slide show hubs (only two, out of 49 hubs so far) mostly because I had already written a text-and-pic hub with enough pics in it to have a slide show and noticed how very many views the slide shows got. So I shared several more pictures of Johnny Depp and Patrick Swayze. That's all, no big deal.
What I love very much, though I don't have the talent to do myself, is some of the poet hubbers who write very little copy and put several pictures with it. The poems are beautiful and the pictures make the whole thing take off to another esoteric plane. I hope none of those fantastic poets are discouraged from reading this forum, because their work is so beautiful and it would be a shame to miss it.
by Jean Bakula7 months ago
I just got the "happy" news that one of my hubs about Cancer Moon Sign People has been moved to Exemplore. I don't feel happy, it was moved there months ago, and there was nothing wrong with it. It was...
by Carolee Samuda2 years ago
http://hubpages.com/faq/#HubPro-BetaHubPages editors will:Proofread for spelling and grammar mistakesUpdate the information in HubsImprove layout and structureAdd supplementary capsulesObtain high-quality media assets...
by Satori6 years ago
Authoring Hubs is about sharing and spreading ideas. Most of what we do is word-based, and a capsule to show off related Zazzle stuff would be an eye-catching way to allow readers interested in those ideas to buy...
by TIMETRAVELER219 months ago
Janderson posted something really important yesterday which I think everybody here needs to read http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/132621#post2759379.If he is correct in his assumptions (which it appears he might...
by Marisa Wright4 months ago
I've been going through some of my old Hubs to update them but one thing I didn't think to check - until today - was which category they were in. What a shock! Several of my older Hubs were in totally...
by Dr. John Anderson4 years ago
Why doesn't HP implement a 'Trusted Authors' scheme where established writers can by-pass the 24 hour 'Pending' test for new hubs. As an established writer, I find this very annoying especially as the Google bot...
Copyright © 2017 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.