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Goodbye Hubpages

  1. pertibha321 profile image61
    pertibha321posted 6 years ago

    I were here on hubpages since last two years,i enjoyed a lot being here,learned many things on hubpages but now its not the one which i had joined before 2 years.That time hubpages were open for all but now its just for professional writers(they don't accept that its true)But i felt that.I had written total 35 hubs which were getting not only good comments,good feedback also good hubscores like more then 80 normally.
    Before 2-3 days one of my hub (which i think as good according to me)also had hubscore of more then 80 were made unpublished ,i had been contacted to hubpages team and now all of my hubs got unpublished.that may be punishment for saying truth.am sharing here what i got from hubpages team.here it is -

    Hello,

    We have been increasing our quality requirements, but we are not limiting our site only to professional writers. HubPages is an English-language site, so we cannot allow content that is hard for native English speakers to read or understand.  If the hubs that have been moderated are representative of the type of content you have published and intend to publish going forward, it may be best to close your account.

    So i think this place is not for me and other unprofessional writers.Am going to retrieve all of my hubs from here but not going to close my account as hubpages community is still the same and i loved it.So good bye writing on hubpages and best of luck to hubpages and the community to enjoy their time and earnings on hubpages.

    1. IzzyM profile image87
      IzzyMposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Sorry to see you go but maybe you can use your time to brush up on your writing skills? There are many writers here from Asia who have a much better command of the English language so it is not impossible.

    2. sofs profile image84
      sofsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Sorry that you feel this way... but take this as positive criticism and try to bring up the standard of your hubs...actually there are such wonderful hubbers here who would help you do something about your work. I have been personally helped.
      I do not know about your hubs, I haven't read any of them so I cannot comment.
      Do not feel hurt or take rash decisions. I am asking you to give it a thought!
      Best wishes to you !

    3. pertibha321 profile image61
      pertibha321posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Dear friends
      here is the link of cached page of one of my newest hub which currently have hubscore 84 and 2 comments.
      how to invest in shares? 
      http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/s … google.com
      please check it out and tell me the problems.

    4. profile image0
      Baileybearposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      your english seems very good here

  2. LeanMan profile image81
    LeanManposted 6 years ago

    This is an English language site, if your hubs were anything like your profile page then I am happy with HP's decision - hubs that are of poor quality drag down those of us that aspire to produce quality work -

    to quote from your own profile -

    "I am a married woman living with inlaws i am here on net just from last few years i write on hubpages becaus ei feel it is a nice place to share thoughts and knolodege"

    well to my "knolodege" this is poor English, poor spelling etc.. so if you have been here "just from last few years" you have had a good run at it..

    There are other writers here from India that produce perfectly good work, it does not however appear that yours fit into that category..

    Good luck in your future - you can always try to improve!

  3. Ultimate Hubber profile image81
    Ultimate Hubberposted 6 years ago

    Goodbye pertibha321!! smile
    I am sure you will find a website that match your skills soon.

  4. profile image0
    khmohsinposted 6 years ago

    Its really sorry to happens this, But I hope you will got the solution

    1. pertibha321 profile image61
      pertibha321posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Dear friends
      thanks for giving me good suggestions.I want to say few things now-
      1.Am going to try again at least once.
      2.When i joined hubpages two years ago it was said the same thing which i have written on my profile ,it was promising to give freedom to share their knowledge and experience(if you remember that)
      But now its just targeting to making money and that cant be called as freedom to write.
      3.There are so much difference in Indian English and American English.You know 99% of my audience came from India.I just have written 34 hubs in two years but my hub views was nearly 60,000.
      Currently i were getting more then 1000 hub views per week.I know its not a great great traffic but for the person who just want to share her experience and thoughts its good.
      I know my hubs have had spelling and grammar mistakes,but i were improving regularly.But now all of my traffic will lost which have been made in last two years.

      1. sofs profile image84
        sofsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Great!  that is a wonderful attitude. Nothing is impossible. for the determined and the passionate. Best wishes to you again on you great decision.  smile

        1. pertibha321 profile image61
          pertibha321posted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Thanks dear for helping me out.I think to improve my writing i need preparation.So gonna take a break and will be improving not only my writing but will also improve my English according to the standard of hubpages.
          Thanks for helping me out smile

          1. sofs profile image84
            sofsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            Pertibha, I am glad that I could help.. please feel free to get in touch if need be.. take a break, relax and come back with renewed vigor smile God bless smile

            1. pertibha321 profile image61
              pertibha321posted 6 years ago in reply to this

              You really have a great nature and i loved it.If you can help me more then i can do one thing.i think all of my hubs have same problem so if i publish one of my hub on any other site and give you the link can you tell me whats the problem with it? so i can improve in right direction.
              But if you don't have time then also its fine.

              1. sofs profile image84
                sofsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                check your mail

    2. IzzyM profile image87
      IzzyMposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I hope you're joking kmoh!

      1. pertibha321 profile image61
        pertibha321posted 6 years ago in reply to this

        About what you are saying that am joking? I didn't got you.

        1. IzzyM profile image87
          IzzyMposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Sorry it wasn't the sentiment to you, it was the sentence structure. His sentence was grammatically incorrect.

  5. waynet profile image49
    waynetposted 6 years ago

    Improvements can be made, it seems you just have a few learning curves with the English language to master such as how it reads and some spelling issues.

    Maybe for now, get someone who is better at English to read through your work and correct it for you until you've learned to improve yourself!

    "Through every obstacle or set back, learn from them and beat them with a stick!"

    1. pertibha321 profile image61
      pertibha321posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      ya dear am going to try my best to improve my work And also i will publish one of my hub on hubpages.in and will post the link here .I ask for help to all of hubbers to read that and please tell me what is the problem by replaying here or by posting comments on the article.

  6. Ultimate Hubber profile image81
    Ultimate Hubberposted 6 years ago

    And you can always write articles on hubpages.in

    1. pertibha321 profile image61
      pertibha321posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks for suggestion dear if i don't get success here again then i will move to hubpages.in with all of my hubs and hope am gonna get good attention.

      1. Ultimate Hubber profile image81
        Ultimate Hubberposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        And will you please allow a few of us to write there as well? We are really desperate to write there.

        1. pertibha321 profile image61
          pertibha321posted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Are you saying that registration of new users were disable on hubpages.in ?
          Actually registration for new users is active again for some time.So if you wish you can write there but one thing i want to say that there is a huge difference in hubpages.com and hubpages.in .Hubpages.in have some good points and have some bad points.So i suggest you to just try and decide yourself that you want to keep writing on hubpages or not.As that's an articles directory based on wordpress not have as much great tools to write that much hubpages.com have.
          But ya it gets good traffic,shares 75% revenue and you don't need to make your articles so so big you can earn with small original articles too.
          If still you need some help about hubpages.in you can contact me we would like to make you a special member.
          Good thing i have been seen about writing on hubpages.in is that you can rotate your hubpages.in traffic to hubpages.com and hubpages.com traffic to hubpages.in ,that will make you great profit.

  7. Lisa HW profile image81
    Lisa HWposted 6 years ago

    I've always admired anyone who can write in a second language (even if imperfect), because after years of taking French in school, I surely couldn't write anything on a French writing site (or any other site that isn't the one and only language I know).  Being able to write at all in a second language is admirable, as far as I'm concerned.  So, even if your English skills aren't quite as "smooth" as what it is now being required on an English-language writing site, I'd hope you see that as a fairly minor matter (in life) when measured against the fact that you've been able to accomplish as much on here as you have, in a language other than your first language. Based on what you've written here, it looks to me as if using the grammar-check on any future, English-language, writing might make a big difference (and also help you learn, if learning better English is something you want to do).

    1. pertibha321 profile image61
      pertibha321posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      yes dear am agreed with you.But i dont know the real problem i need someone to make full postmartam of atleast one of my hub. here is the link to cached page on google of my one hub.
      http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/s … google.com
      please check it out and help me.

      1. pertibha321 profile image61
        pertibha321posted 6 years ago in reply to this

        so have anyone checked?

        1. sofs profile image84
          sofsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          please check your mail

          1. sofs profile image84
            sofsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            Hi Prathiba check your mail and respond to me for further help smile

  8. BobbiRant profile image59
    BobbiRantposted 6 years ago

    SOME who do not write decent English are rated quite high.  So where's the difference?  Why one and not the rest?

    1. pertibha321 profile image61
      pertibha321posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Ya dear am agree with you on this topic.Now i know that i had spelling and grammatical mistakes in my hubs.But most of them like "sea" at the place of "ahve" at the place of "have" and so like.When i  do type it happens,mostly these are typing mistakes but i should give attention to them.
      And yes till when my hubs were online,i were getting good traffic and also many fan mails.Still i have 99 followers(few have been left) and their fan mails in my profile ,you can see them.All they said that my hubs are good,informative and useful.But still they are no longer online.

  9. lrohner profile image84
    lrohnerposted 6 years ago

    Agreed with Lisa HW and all about writing in other languages and kudos to you for being bilingual. But I have read your hub, and your written English is pretty terrible, making it really difficult for me to understand what you were writing about. That is enough to get your hub(s) take down. If they weren't taken down before, that just means that they were overlooked.

    Lisa said something key: "...because after years of taking French in school, I surely couldn't write anything on a French writing site..."

    It always amazes me when folks who struggle with written English act as if it is their God-given write to come to a privately owned site and publish their work -- and I mean that for both native English speakers and ESL folks. Write on a site that uses your native language, take a refresher course on English spelling and grammar, have someone else look over your work before publishing or (the simplest of all) use a grammar checker. It's not perfect, but it should take a care of a lot of the problems.

    1. pertibha321 profile image61
      pertibha321posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Hey friends i can say just one thing that hubpages community is really great and supporting.I have decided to improve my English and i will start it from zero.Can some one tell me out any site where i can improve it?

      1. sofs profile image84
        sofsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Prathiba...check your mail..

  10. Haunty profile image82
    Hauntyposted 6 years ago

    I advise you to go. When something disappears from your life it gives you new space that you can fill with things that are better for you at the time.

    1. pertibha321 profile image61
      pertibha321posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Dear friend i don't mind you saying me get out.But the  truth is that i love hubpages,its community and everything.In real my English is not that much bad but when we write in hurry we make more mistakes.After reading my hubs carefully i saw many spelling and grammatical mistakes in them.
      Now am agree with HP team's decision.I have been made few changes in two of my hubs and have been submitted them for review.Lets see what happens to them And in future i will remember to check my hubs carefully before publishing.
      Thanks for the time and support you people have given to me.

  11. Will Apse profile image88
    Will Apseposted 6 years ago

    It is a shame that people like you are losing hubs. I think there is blame to attach to Hubpages for encouraging all kinds of hubs to be written- and now for many hopes to be dashed.

    At the same time, I doubt if Hubpages take any pleasure in being forced to remove personal content or non-native English speakers content. It is just a question of bowing to an economic reality.

    The site really does need to get more professional or ultimately it may cease to be viable in the new online climate.

    1. sofs profile image84
      sofsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Well said!  Changes are good, but need to be well moderated.
      Prathiba, I am sure you will be back to prove people wrong...nothing is impossible!  English is so the hardest language to conquer. My best wishes to you!! smile

    2. lrohner profile image84
      lrohnerposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      "Purely personal" content was never allowed here at HP. This is nothing new. Whether they enforced it before or not is another story.

      And of course they allow non-native English speakers' content, but they draw the line when grammar issues make the hub difficult to read and understand. IMHO, the only difference between hubs with mangled grammar and spun content is intent. They are both equally difficult to understand.

      And I STILL don't understand why people with extremely poor English language skills choose to write on a site like this instead of a site that's mainly done in their native language. English is a very difficult language to really learn and kudos to those who try, but I don't believe this is the place to learn it.

      1. Mark Knowles profile image61
        Mark Knowlesposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        English is where the money is.

  12. Joy56 profile image60
    Joy56posted 6 years ago

    oh dear, i keep repeating myself ...... but this site has always been so kind, helpful, wonderful, not ...... All of us writing whether we were making money or not, It could not last forever. 

    I have just seen D.A.L. is leaving, i love his work, but it seems he is now going to write on his own site. 

    Change is good, but it can be upsetting.  The forums are here for now to enjoy, of course you can still come and chat.  Maybe take a class to improve your English, so your work will be accepted here.

    There is no need for people to be nasty to anyone, it is bad enough the girl feels she has to go.


    http://s4.hubimg.com/u/4302459_f248.jpg

    lets all drink to her success, i love splashing the old champers about.

 
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