jump to last post 1-34 of 34 discussions (51 posts)

Taking A Break, Back In A Year...

  1. waynet profile image47
    waynetposted 5 years ago

    Going to take this time and see if I can push my own site somewhere and see what I can accomplish with my pencils and paper and really see what happens when I start to draw more of the things that I set out to orginally do back when I came online back in 2004.

    Going to keep my decent hubs here and delete what's just useless and transfer it elsewhere and just test what happens with that transferred content.

    I wish all the hubbers that I have known well as there are some great people and excellent writers here that I admire very much. And Hubpages is still a great place to write, in fact one of the best places I have written at.....I will be back in a year or so when I've recharged my tired batteries.

    Now first things first I'm off to bed....Zzzzzzzzzz!

    1. tritrain profile image75
      tritrainposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I hope your site is a big hit!

      Stop by and say hi once in a while.  smile

    2. Mark Knowles profile image60
      Mark Knowlesposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Cya Wayne. Good luck. smile

  2. lrohner profile image84
    lrohnerposted 5 years ago

    Have a great year! You will TRULY be missed!!!!

    Pop in from time to time and let us know how things are going, okay?

  3. lakeerieartists profile image79
    lakeerieartistsposted 5 years ago

    Good luck and keep in tough.

  4. waynet profile image47
    waynetposted 5 years ago

    Will do! Cheers now!

  5. prettydarkhorse profile image65
    prettydarkhorseposted 5 years ago

    Good luck, like lrohner said! Do come back from time to time~

  6. darkside profile image80
    darksideposted 5 years ago

    Take what you've started here and take it offline.

    Can you teach drawing to people in a class environment?

    I've been training people: Word, Excel, emailing and the Internet at a Registered Training Organisation. And have thrown my hat into the ring to do some short courses on how businesses can use Facebook at a Business Enterprise Centre.

    We often take our interests and passions and develop them online. But consider taking what you've learned with the organisation and presentation of the information and take it back offline and teach people the old fashioned way, face to face.

  7. rebekahELLE profile image91
    rebekahELLEposted 5 years ago

    {great advice, DS}


    Waynet, You will be missed! I'm sure the year will be fantastic for you, with your talents.  Best to you. 

    Go get 'em!

  8. earnestshub profile image87
    earnestshubposted 5 years ago

    Have fun. I hope you drop in with a bit of your humor from time to time.
    All the best. I like darkside's idea. smile

  9. waynet profile image47
    waynetposted 5 years ago

    Yes that is great advice....I've always wanted to do something like teaching in fact I pretty much do it on my youtube channel but offline would be cool.

    Cheers everyone!

  10. Marisa Wright profile image92
    Marisa Wrightposted 5 years ago

    Good luck Waynet!  I've been working primarily on my own sites with Hubpages as a sideline for a year or so, so the Panda update hasn't really changed much. I hope you find the right mix for you.

  11. netlexis profile image80
    netlexisposted 5 years ago

    It's time to fly on you own... happy flight!

  12. Ladybird33 profile image74
    Ladybird33posted 5 years ago

    Waynet, wishing you the best, don't forget about us here smile

  13. theherbivorehippi profile image83
    theherbivorehippiposted 5 years ago

    Ciao Waynet..good luck to you! smile

  14. waynet profile image47
    waynetposted 5 years ago

    Cheers now everyone...will check in from time to time!

    1. Pearldiver profile image86
      Pearldiverposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      PM me your site at some stage mate... I'll drop you a line .. From NZ.. smile

      1. waynet profile image47
        waynetposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        drawfantasyart.com is my new site and is self explanatory and I also have an article/blog directory style site onepagearticles.com these are my main focus for now, especially my art site and drawing offline....cheers now!

        1. Andrew0208 profile image60
          Andrew0208posted 5 years ago in reply to this

          I guess you're now a YouTube Partner as well. Goodluck! You'll be missing HubPages the most anyway. Even if HubPages doesn't earn a cent for me, which will never happen. I enjoy hubbing and the kind of continued and targeted traffic I do recieve on my work here since over 3yrs now till 2morow. I'm occupying tight for a greater future than today. Keep in touch bro, you're one of us. smile

        2. melbel profile image92
          melbelposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Beautiful site. I recommend that you unpublish hubs now, before moving them, to kind of give you lesser of a duplicate content penalty on your blog/site. You will have that penalty until Google de-indexes what you've got here on HubPages, so removing it now will perhaps aid in the de-indexing.

          Don't get down if you don't get traffic to your blog right away, it'll happen. You know the ropes! You're quite a writer and have obviously contributed a lot. If you need ANY help setting up your blog/site for SEO, I would be glad to give you any advice.

          Best of luck! I hope you do really well! Keep us posted!

          1. EmpressFelicity profile image83
            EmpressFelicityposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            How long does the de-indexing take on average?

            Getting back to the OP: Wayne, just 'cos you're not publishing any new hubs it doesn't mean to say you can't occasionally come to the forums and say hello!

  15. Susana S profile image91
    Susana Sposted 5 years ago

    Good luck with everything Wayne! I hope you pop in to say hello sometimes smile

  16. BRIAN SLATER profile image87
    BRIAN SLATERposted 5 years ago

    Good luck wayne, see you when you get back.smile

  17. Kangaroo_Jase profile image81
    Kangaroo_Jaseposted 5 years ago

    Oi Guv'ner, you be well on yer new adventure's in amongst that world out there.

    Good luck to ya Mr T and I wish you much success on your new adventure.

  18. Spacey Gracey profile image76
    Spacey Graceyposted 5 years ago

    Good luck - you've been great company for the start of my online journey. Thanks for everything.

  19. waynet profile image47
    waynetposted 5 years ago

    Cheers everyone! Will still pop into the forums any chance I get, just to see what's going on!

    ...@Empress I think it's 48 hours or something, but I'm not bothered about de-indexing my old hub content at the moment, the key is to just fill up my article directory with some content and then spruce things up a bit later with SEO and all that jazz!

    I like to go against the grain sometimes!

    1. EmpressFelicity profile image83
      EmpressFelicityposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks Wayne.  I have a few hubs that could possibly do with rehoming.


    2. Andrew0208 profile image60
      Andrew0208posted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Glad to hear that you'll pop into forums at any chance of yours. You still have your place here. smile

  20. Joy56 profile image61
    Joy56posted 5 years ago

    sounds like a good plan, we look forward to hearing of your continued success, maybe you put a link to your teaching on you tube on your profile, if not how about a link, would love to check out your classes on line.

    1. waynet profile image47
      waynetposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      It is on my hubpage profile Joy! I've nearly got 300 videos now and more added daily, that's the plan! cheers now!

      1. Joy56 profile image61
        Joy56posted 5 years ago in reply to this

        i found it wonderful, keep going.....

  21. Sufidreamer profile image81
    Sufidreamerposted 5 years ago

    Best of luck, Wayne - it sounds like you are on the cusp of something big. You could be the most influential figure to come out of Hull since The Housemartins, Dean Windass and...er...John Prescott big_smile

    1. waynet profile image47
      waynetposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Hahaha lol! John Prescott!

      Cheers now!

      I do have something big planned and a possible something that could mean more regular money coming in, just hope I can pull it off!? and no it's not a bank robbery! lol big_smile

  22. Wayne Tully profile image60
    Wayne Tullyposted 5 years ago

    Have a nice year Wayne...oh wait a minute!? that's me!

    Cheers Andrew!

  23. Zsuzsy Bee profile image83
    Zsuzsy Beeposted 5 years ago

    Good luck Wayne and have a prosperous year.

  24. waynet profile image47
    waynetposted 5 years ago

    Cheers now!

  25. Randy Godwin profile image93
    Randy Godwinposted 5 years ago

    Good luck, Wayne!  Don't forget to give your "e" back!  I don't think they have but so many!  lol

  26. Daniel Carter profile image92
    Daniel Carterposted 5 years ago

    Hope you're a great success where ever you go, Wayne. And I hope the Google gods are kind to you.

    wink

    1. waynet profile image47
      waynetposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      If I put the same amount of effort into my own sites as I've done here then I should do well, especially with all the wonderful things I have planned!

      Cheers now!

  27. Eve Foss profile image82
    Eve Fossposted 5 years ago

    Good luck and keep us posted!

  28. emievil profile image84
    emievilposted 5 years ago

    Good luck waynet!

  29. sofs profile image87
    sofsposted 5 years ago

    Best wishes to you Waynet !!

  30. RedElf profile image85
    RedElfposted 5 years ago

    Best wishes, Wayne. You will be missed!

  31. Cagsil profile image60
    Cagsilposted 5 years ago

    Good Luck Wayne! smile

  32. waynet profile image47
    waynetposted 5 years ago

    Cheers now!

    Already done quite a bit in the last few days....it's refreshing how much a change of pace and direction you can be even more productive.

    1. Spacey Gracey profile image76
      Spacey Graceyposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Back so soon? I thought you were going for a year - you didn't even last a day big_smile

      1. waynet profile image47
        waynetposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Lol! Always have to check the forums...force of habit!

        1. CMHypno profile image90
          CMHypnoposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Keep checking in Waynet - we'll miss you!

          1. waynet profile image47
            waynetposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            okie kokie....cheers.

  33. skyfire profile image71
    skyfireposted 5 years ago

    Have fun Wayne. smile

  34. 0
    TopUniverseposted 5 years ago

    My best wishes to waynet.

 
working