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      • Add Cafepress, Zazzle or HTML Capsule
        20

        Add Cafepress, Zazzle or HTML Capsule

        2 years ago

        It would be nice to add links to merchandise from HubPages articles - same as the Amazon capsule.

      • Death of a Hub
        25

        Death of a Hub

        2 years ago

        I am paring down my pages where they seem to have given up getting traffic for whatever reason.  It seems that ever since the first Panda - 2011 - I have been involved in a losing battle to keep my traffic where it...

      • More Pages - Same Traffic - Here is an Idea
        6

        More Pages - Same Traffic - Here is an Idea

        3 years ago

        HubPages added a lot of Squidoo pages - yet the Quantcast traffic indicates it has returned to the average pattern of all this year.  Net gain - exactly nothing.  Let's hope they didn't part with any money.So...

      • Why Are People Allowed to Promote Their Own Hubs in the Forums?
        6

        Why Are People Allowed to Promote Their Own Hubs in the Forums?

        3 years ago

        Notice what it says when you post or reply to a thread?It says this..."Please note that forum posts that promote your own Hub will be deleted and may result in the closing of your HubPages account. Do not start...

      • One of my Stickmen Goes Public in Atlanta
        69

        One of my Stickmen Goes Public in Atlanta

        3 years ago

        I started drawing when I started at HP.  Through encouragement from kind HP people (of course) I carried on and found a new hobby.I don't brag about my achievements much.That's because I don't have any.But this guy...

      • Notifications drop down overlaps Adsense Advert
        4

        Notifications drop down overlaps Adsense Advert

        4 years ago

        I thought a menu that overlaps an adsense advert was a big no-no?I noticed on Paul Edmondson's hub when I went to notifications the drop down overlaid / overlapped / whatever with the big square adsense.That could be a...

      • A Little Advert 'Humor'
        2

        A Little Advert 'Humor'

        4 years ago

        Looks like QAP and Advertising has got all mixed up.I started to write a humorous piece about mail order brides.  Immediately a message popped up warning me that blah blah endless blah warning manual moderation.So...

      • Earned $235 Dollars Last Month on HubPages and Squidoo and Bubblews
        150

        Earned $235 Dollars Last Month on HubPages and Squidoo and Bubblews

        4 years ago

        I earned a load of money by just writing stuff!It goes to show if you put the work in or lie through your teeth - you too can make money.If you want to know how I did it then send me some money or read my crap.I will...

      • Too Many Ads
        30

        Too Many Ads

        4 years ago

        I don't like my pages - they look spammy.  Too many adverts - just like any other garbage site that personally, I would back arrow out of.Try logging out and viewing your own pages.  Worth sharing with a...

      • Please Help a Sick Dog (Not a Joke)
        41

        Please Help a Sick Dog (Not a Joke)

        4 years ago

        As some of you will know - I have dogs, and I love them very much.One of my dogs is twelve years old with a serious bowel condition which she has been having treatment for over the last few months.  She is on...

      • Google Release New Search Tool....
        3

        Google Release New Search Tool....

        4 years ago

        http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en-GB/landing/nose/They have also added the location International Space Station to real-time analytics - I'm getting traffic from there!

      • Why Didn't This Get Past QAP?
        50

        Why Didn't This Get Past QAP?

        4 years ago

        Hi Guys.Normally I am fairly sure of where I am at in terms of delivering my brand of content.This is the second or third time in a couple of weeks I have failed to get pass the QAP test.Please tell me what is wrong...

      • QAP and a Quick Move
        6

        QAP and a Quick Move

        4 years ago

        I wrote an actual helpful piece the other day on a different account.450 words - no pictures.No pictures were needed!It answered a question that someone might pose.  A question that I had just spent twenty minutes...

      • Panda Update 25 - No Great Recovery for HubPages
        4

        Panda Update 25 - No Great Recovery for HubPages

        4 years ago

        Squidoo dropped further.  HP stayed about the same.Not really what I was hoping for to be honest.I suspect, looking at traffic patterns over the last year, as Google have tried to shaft both HP AND Squidoo - they...

      • Excellent.  My Latest Hub Fails to Pass HP Qualification
        28

        Excellent. My Latest Hub Fails to Pass HP Qualification

        4 years ago

        So my 'article' on Stellar Hubs failed to get past the MTurk QAP whatever.Even though I stuffed it full of all those lovely maps and things.No explanation of course.  Just the whirly thing changes to a space and...

      • Zazzle / Cafepress Link on Profile
        15

        Zazzle / Cafepress Link on Profile

        4 years ago

        I don't care who follows my blogs or sites.  But I would like the chance to link profile readers to my shop.How about a Cafepress or Zazzle or whatever link - call it SHOP or something?

      • Come on Google.com
        7

        Come on Google.com

        4 years ago

        I'm getting traffic from all over - Facebook, Yahoo, Bing.Only google.com doesn't get it.Morons.  You think you can make a living serving up advert filled crap to Americans?Your search engine is broken mate. ...

      • First One to Spot a Red Arrow Post Here
        65

        First One to Spot a Red Arrow Post Here

        4 years ago

        We can't keep on dropping for ever surely?Therefore there should come a time when perhap one lucky HP writer gets a red arrow.Post and feel the envy of your fellow sufferers.  I mean writers.

      • RESOLVED: Negative count for traffic sources
        14

        RESOLVED: Negative count for traffic sources

        4 years ago

        Dear Doctor,I am seeing minus stats on my stats thing.-1 hubpages.-1 google france.and so on.Am I normal?

      • Could Stats Graph show Selection?
        4

        Could Stats Graph show Selection?

        5 years ago

        I like the graph as a quick snapshot of how my stuff is doing.It would be great if the graph could show only the hubs selected via the Group or other options - rather than displaying ALL hubs.

      • My Pic is on an Album Cover!
        47

        My Pic is on an Album Cover!

        5 years ago

        My little pic is the stickman gunslinger...On a real CD!I have had a very good day.No.  I'm not suddenly rich or famous.  But I remember what "happy" feels like.The CD is by someone called Clay...

      • Bye bye Zzzzs
        12

        Bye bye Zzzzs

        5 years ago

        I was a bit put out by the initial Zzzz thing.  My lovely writing - all a bit rubbish and unwanted.  So I cheated and refreshed the pointless pages.Now I am in the swing of it.  I almost look forward to...

      • Er... HOTD - Live Lobsters?
        3

        Er... HOTD - Live Lobsters?

        5 years ago

        I'm not a particularly new age sandal wearing save the animals muesli eating unwashed moaner...But I was slightly surprised by the HOTD choice.

      • Help me - DUPLICATE problem
        16

        Help me - DUPLICATE problem

        5 years ago

        Can anyone explain to me why my recently published, advert moderated and now unpublished page has been moderated?Here's the link if anyone can Google cache it or whatever you...

      • New Profile - What Happened to Stats?
        7

        New Profile - What Happened to Stats?

        5 years ago

        I liked the old profile stats thing that showed pages and views.Now I can't find it.Has it gone for good?

      • Where's the best place to upload pictures for payment
        20

        Where's the best place to upload pictures for payment

        5 years ago

        Is shutterstock any good?Are there other, better places?Does anyone do this and what would they recommend for my, er, brand of content?Thanks!

      • Think of a Number...
        23

        Think of a Number...

        5 years ago

        ... and then keep it to yourself.  I'm not interested.I'd rather read real stuff about what people are doing, especially traffic and tips, rather than the same endless repetitive threads such as count to a...

      • My Scream got Pinned by ABC News!
        52

        My Scream got Pinned by ABC News!

        5 years ago

        I'm not one to brag about my many achievements.Partly because I don't have many.But my Scream stickman got repinned by ABC News as part of a collection of Scream stuff from around the net.It made me happy...

      • Fix Your Skulls!!
        11

        Fix Your Skulls!!

        5 years ago

        HP have helpfully suggested if your go to your stats page and see a load of skulls - scroll to the bottom and choose the "check your violations" option.I did and a few minutes later... all my skulls had...

      • Abortion Query
        6

        Abortion Query

        5 years ago

        Is abortion an OK subject for a hub?  Will I still get advertising? Or is it a problem area?Thanks.

      • Copying Site... Beware
        656

        Copying Site... Beware

        5 years ago

        Check for your articles at this place...http://entertainment.bigezine.comI have mailed them in no uncertain terms.

      • Yes! Pinterest beats Reddit - personal anecdote
        2

        Yes! Pinterest beats Reddit - personal anecdote

        5 years ago

        I joined Reddit a while back, posted a couple of links and got banned.  Since then, the traffic from those couple of days has sat like a big stain in my stats - never moved up after that brief fling.After being on...

      • Traffic - Google is Testing Me Again
        13

        Traffic - Google is Testing Me Again

        5 years ago

        I hate it when this happens.  It is sending me a variety of keywords I don't often get, across a range of pages. Only single hits.  It does this and then they usually disappear again.It's like saying...

      • Hub of the Day
        34

        Hub of the Day

        5 years ago

        The other day I did a little thing about HOTD and how I planned to win it or whatever.  That's of no consequence.It's just that today I see the HOTD features Mother Teresa.I mean, how the crap can I compete with...

      • Quoting question
        9

        Quoting question

        5 years ago

        I want to put some example Haiku's (Haikii?) from Wiki into my several hundred word page of otherwise original content.Can I just put them in?They are only short - four of them - that serve as examples.

      • Spam Fan Mail
        12

        Spam Fan Mail

        6 years ago

        I always check before accepting fan mail.  Because I want to know that the person had at least read something they liked and meant what they say. Maybe their profile indicates a common interest or attitude.I delete...

      • Any Ideas on how to get round the self promotion thing?
        36

        Any Ideas on how to get round the self promotion thing?

        6 years ago

        I desperately need money, fame, traffic and fortune.But I can't tell you all why I deserve it.Otherwise I'll get snipped.Thing is... I can't be assed to spend hours every day making small talk on the hope of attracting...

      • Moan about Comments
        13

        Moan about Comments

        6 years ago

        It's great getting comments.  But when those comments turn into conversations between people, or links to other people's 'wonderful' hubs - then it starts to get irritating.  They can also dilute the 'message'...

      • A Hub Violation with a Difference
        7

        A Hub Violation with a Difference

        6 years ago

        Time after time people complain that their hubs have been withdrawn due to violations which they don't understand or accept.Just to redress the balance...Today I was editing hubs and came across a piece of crap I wrote...

      • Stupid Searchers
        6

        Stupid Searchers

        6 years ago

        I check my Analytics keywords to see if anyone is looking at anything.But they can't even type a simple query properly.For example - if I had a page about My Big Blue Cat, which I don't because I hate cats - the...

      • Buy New Kindle Flame
        2

        Buy New Kindle Flame

        6 years ago

        Buy the Flame now.  Change the world. Every penny, less affiliate expenses, goes to Amazon.Make a difference.I am not a spammer.

      • Spinners
        23

        Spinners

        6 years ago

        I have just done a bit of hub hopping.  Encountered several individual spinner accounts where they have created dozens of hubs within a very short space of time.  All spun, and obviously so - so flagged of...

      • Finally I found the reason for the traffic drop
        22

        Finally I found the reason for the traffic drop

        6 years ago

        I know we have all suffered over the last few months.  The pointless moaning, bickering and playground insults have been tedious... and I can only apologise for posting so many of them.Anyway, I have found the...

      • Multiple Accounts, HubPages and Panda
        2

        Multiple Accounts, HubPages and Panda

        6 years ago

        Given that Panda / Google can make or destroy an account in the blink of an eye...Does it make sense to open multiple accounts?andWhat are the HP rules over multiple accounts?

      • My Google Sites got Banned
        29

        My Google Sites got Banned

        6 years ago

        Do I look like a spammer?  Do I act like a cheat?  Do you think I would do anything that would bring down my Google Sites?I noticed this morning that I had had three whole searches to my Google Site in the...

      • Keywords and Subdomains Analytics
        2

        Keywords and Subdomains Analytics

        6 years ago

        Here's an interesting thing, maybe.As y'all know I get very little traffic, I've moaned about it enough.  But I am obsessive about stats.  All day I watch Analytics - who visited, what did they do, and what...

      • Sub Domain Index Results
        12

        Sub Domain Index Results

        6 years ago

        I used the site:markewbie.hubpages.com search in Google to see which of my hubs have been indexed.Then I checked some of those hubs keywords in a separate Google search.Hubs that had largely disappeared from view after...

      • Murdoch Owned Paper Hacks Into Dead Girls Phone
        21

        Murdoch Owned Paper Hacks Into Dead Girls Phone

        6 years ago

        Just in case you miss this in America, maybe the New York Times or Fox don't want to run with it - they are both Murdoch owned I think?In the UK, journalists and a phone hacker used by one at least of Murdochs rags have...

      • Deleting Fan Mail
        13

        Deleting Fan Mail

        6 years ago

        I don't think I've ever reported a problem before.  Feel quite important.ahem.Got some fan mail this morning.  From someone new.  It contained nothing.  I only accept fan mail that makes a comment I...

      • I'm Saying Nothing
        47

        I'm Saying Nothing

        6 years ago

        Actually I am.  It will probably get me banned.  Hey ho.When Misha left I said nothing.When Ryan left, twice or more – I still said nothing.When the others went… you know the rest.As my favourite E’s...

      • New Animal Game
        37

        New Animal Game

        6 years ago

        I love these games and wanted to get involved - join in with the community and all that fluffy stuff.  Won't make me richer but hey!, who cares about traffic or hub hopping when you can play this game instead.Here...

      • How many pages or articles for a Kindle book?
        15

        How many pages or articles for a Kindle book?

        6 years ago

        I thought I would create a Kindle book - collection of humorous articles.How many for their 99c do you think?

      • Search - HP or Google?
        9

        Search - HP or Google?

        6 years ago

        If you were hanging around in HP and wanted to search for something - TV's maybe or How to Put up Curtains - would you search HP, or Google?Basically, as a writer for HP... how much do you value it's content?

      • Blog or HP?
        14

        Blog or HP?

        6 years ago

        Simple question.  Both is an answer, but not a good answer.Which do you think is best for traffic, revenue and future?

      • Fake Adsense Advert
        23

        Fake Adsense Advert

        6 years ago

        This is a bit tenuous but I have put a fake Adsense advert on my hub.  Do you think there could be a problem with misleading advertising that isn't actually advertising?  It's no worse than the real...

      • Woohoo! An Adsense Click!
        20

        Woohoo! An Adsense Click!

        6 years ago

        This amusing and pithy post about a certain subject has been edited by the author who is in a complete meltdown over the possibility of revealing details about you know what.All I am prepared to say is that something...

      • Why Is There a Half Naked Woman on my Page?
        32

        Why Is There a Half Naked Woman on my Page?

        6 years ago

        Don't all rush at once.  It's the adverts I'm referring to.I'm not a prude, honest.  In fact I regularly spend hours researching female biology on the internet.  But that's porn sites.When I write some...

      • 24 hours - one visit from Google.com
        21

        24 hours - one visit from Google.com

        6 years ago

        Fantastic.Makes it all worth while.I hope the reader enjoyed it.

      • I lost a follower - world mourns
        41

        I lost a follower - world mourns

        6 years ago

        Shocking news as yet another one jumps ship.  Latest hub published, follower leaves.  They just couldn't take anymore.I don't blame them much.  Shame is I now have to go all the way through my check list...

      • clickbank.lv?
        12

        clickbank.lv?

        6 years ago

        When I search for Pani Google HQ I get my blog, then some clickbank site, then my HP article.My question is - who the hell is this and what are they doing?http://clickbank.lv/It seems if I follow their link I just end...

      • Query re Yahoo and Bing
        10

        Query re Yahoo and Bing

        6 years ago

        The traffic drop on Google when Panda hit seems to be mirrored in Yahoo and Bing on my Analytics.I can't understand why that should be.Coincidence?

      • Have Fun With Hopping...
        20

        Have Fun With Hopping...

        6 years ago

        Not really, but I livened it up a bit tonight.The Hub Hopper is not great at picking up serious amounts of garbage.  I don't know why that is.So for weeks now I have just been looking at Latest Hubs and finding it...

      • Sandbox for new hubbers
        31

        Sandbox for new hubbers

        6 years ago

        My suggestion is that all new hubbers, that is to say those who have not yet published a hub, have their hubs placed in a pre publication sandbox.  There should be no time limit on how long a hubber has been...

      • Content Warning on a Hub
        4

        Content Warning on a Hub

        6 years ago

        Excellent.  Just got two warnings on one hub.  I went for it and it paid off.The system works! Rejoice!Seems I can just ignore them though so that's a plus.

      • Hangout - Let Off Steam
        74

        Hangout - Let Off Steam

        6 years ago

        I guess it's allowed here?  Please flame me if not.  I'm not being negative but...Just been hopping.  Usual crop of brain numbing poorly written incoherent insult to the intelligence.  I do not...

      • Record low search ranking game
        21

        Record low search ranking game

        6 years ago

        Not really a game, more a moan - bear with me.A while back I researched a keyword phrase and wrote a hub around it.  I don't do this very often but the keyword apparently got a fair number of hits and there didn't...

      • Nice Post Simone
        46

        Nice Post Simone

        6 years ago

        Yeah, I'm the class creep, paid HP employee and all round goody two shoes.But as I can't reply to Simone's announcement because it's locked - I just wanted to say how good it was, with a touch of class / humour / call...

      • A Bad Thought About Traffic - Suppose It Never Comes Back?
        36

        A Bad Thought About Traffic - Suppose It Never Comes Back?

        6 years ago

        I need reassuring.Up until a few months back I understand, maybe wrongly, HP pages got additional boost from Google.  That implies (to me) that Google wanted content farms to churn out pages so that every possible...

      • Hub Hopping and Moderator Feedback
        6

        Hub Hopping and Moderator Feedback

        6 years ago

        I have no idea what happens to hubs I flag.  Whether they are passed as OK or rejected.  It would be useful to know so I can tell whether I am flagging accurately, reasonably, correctly.Whether I should be...

      • Hub With No Summaries
        6

        Hub With No Summaries

        6 years ago

        I noticed while checking the 'Best' list that a lot of new hubs seem to have no summaries.  These are hubs from top authors, not spammers.I wonder if the automated summary doesn't work properly now? Personally I...

      • Make Profiles Compulsory
        23

        Make Profiles Compulsory

        6 years ago

        It seems when hub hopping that a lot of the spammy spun nonsense is provided by people who have no profile and no picture.Why not make a paragraph, minimum 50 words say, of profile writing compulsory?  And a pic as...

      • A Message of Hop
        20

        A Message of Hop

        6 years ago

        Yes, it's hub hopping time again folks.  I thought a while back things were improving - maybe that was because a lot of people were on the case.Well, no, they are not improving.  I can't do anymore today -...

      • Anyone Noticed A Slight Drop in Traffic?
        26

        Anyone Noticed A Slight Drop in Traffic?

        6 years ago

        Just joking.What else can I do?No point in checking stats.  If you think I'm being pessimistic - well yeah.  I'm a Brit - it's what we do.  We don't do success.Think Eeyore.  "I knew it would...

      • Photo Question
        5

        Photo Question

        6 years ago

        We can't have duplicate text - fair enough.Can we use the same photo on more than one hub?

      • Hubpage Rank Now 60
        12

        Hubpage Rank Now 60

        6 years ago

        Was 49 a week or so ago.http://www.quantcast.com/hubpages.com

      • Traffic virtually down to nothing
        16

        Traffic virtually down to nothing

        6 years ago

        Yup, since they opened the new bypass, just off the A30 before the petrol station, the traffic through the village has virtually disappeared.I'm a bit worried for Mrs. Miggins Pie, Pornography and Adsense shop because...

      • An Apology to lronher
        7

        An Apology to lronher

        6 years ago

        I have apologised in the thread and by email - but I thought I would go the whole hog and publicly humiliate myself as well.I made comments earlier today that were thoughtless, arrogant, stupid and offensive. I wish I...

      • Traffic not updating?
        8

        Traffic not updating?

        6 years ago

        Is it just me, getting absolutely no hits at all, or are the traffic stats not being updated for the last 12 hours or so?

      • Getting excited - so close to targets
        28

        Getting excited - so close to targets

        6 years ago

        I'm..99,000 views away from 100k.850 followers away from 1k.440 hubs off 500.99 cents off my dollar a day target (it was originally 100 dollars a day but that's just crzay talk)1 sale away from my 1 sale on Amazon...

      • Mentioning other Hubbers in a Hub query
        19

        Mentioning other Hubbers in a Hub query

        6 years ago

        I am posting here because it's the only place I am allowed to mention a hub.  I have mentioned a number of other Hubbers in my hub, but they probably won't read it.  I can't write them all fan mail to tell...

      • A Question About Titles
        16

        A Question About Titles

        6 years ago

        But not such a serious question it should go in the help section.  Although if someone has any idea then it would be interesting.Sometimes it seems as if every topic under the sun has been covered multiple...

      • Get rid of picture message
        7

        Get rid of picture message "see all five photos" thing.

        6 years ago

        I have put a few pictures on a hub.  Just scattered against the text.  Now, one of the pictures has this message over it... and I don't want it.How do I get rid of the message?Thanks.

      • I've Arrived!
        25

        I've Arrived!

        6 years ago

        Now, you may have thought I actually arrived eight weeks ago, and probably are slightly less than happy about the fact I am still here - peddling my wares and generally spamming the forums.So I thought today y'all...

      • Five Hubs, One Day
        40

        Five Hubs, One Day

        6 years ago

        Am I getting better, faster or have I just let my standards slip?You're welcome to have a peek and criticise.  Or just ignore my ramblings....

      • I Am So Big Headed
        46

        I Am So Big Headed

        6 years ago

        But hey, I made it to 100.  I know it's a fleeting thing, and I won't bother posting if it ever happens again, but it makes that fifteen minutes of effort writing hubs and flaming people on forums so...

      • Very Basic Links Query
        5

        Very Basic Links Query

        6 years ago

        I have a website that I don't do anything on anymore.It might get a visit once a week.  They don't go back.Is there any benefit to me of putting a list of my hubs on there?  Will it make any difference in...

      • Bit Freaked Out
        29

        Bit Freaked Out

        6 years ago

        I was doing some hub hopping, thinking I'll weed out some of the you know what, reading the odd one, and then all of a sudden one of my own hubs popped up.For a moment I thought what the.. heck is this, and then with a...

      • Pennies with no clicks query
        16

        Pennies with no clicks query

        7 years ago

        I get a penny every once in a while, but with no associated clicks in my Adsense account.  I can't find any info on these anywhere.  What are they please?

      • Facebook Friends
        5

        Facebook Friends

        7 years ago

        If I share an article with my friends what do they see?  Do they get emailed, does it appear on their home page?When I say friends, I mean the army of eager network marketers who bombard me with requests to buy...

      • Referrals - Todays Stupid Newbie query
        29

        Referrals - Todays Stupid Newbie query

        7 years ago

        Hi there!I have noticed on my Analytics that I get much more traffic from referrals than organic searches.  I haven't put any links out there - don't have anywhere to put them.They seem to be lots of single hits -...

      • Adsense Doesn't Understand Me
        20

        Adsense Doesn't Understand Me

        7 years ago

        I have written a hub about politics and stuff.But the adverts are just rubbish for my intended audience.  Gifts and other merchandising - useless.I have tried stressing my point as much as I can in the first...

      • Genuine Question About The Comments Box
        17

        Genuine Question About The Comments Box

        7 years ago

        It's nice to get comments on hubs, but I am less sure about their value on commercial hubs.  In fact I am tempted to leave them off.I think there are two games in town - the internal Hubber traffic - very nice no...

      • Critique my Wikileaks Hub?
        6

        Critique my Wikileaks Hub?

        7 years ago

        Bit scary asking for criticism - it's taken me thirty hubs to have the nerve to do it.Oh yeah. link.http://hubpages.com/hub/Wikileaks-Sits- … nd-the-CIA

      • Is this a good tag?
        20

        Is this a good tag?

        7 years ago

        The tag is homosexual hamster - and I'm pretty pleased with it.Er.I hope it's OK to post that here, couldn't see which other forum it would be more appropriate for.Remember.  Constructive criticism only please.

      • For 30 days and 30 nights...
        3

        For 30 days and 30 nights...

        7 years ago

        I toiled.  Actually I didn't - I just wrote stuff.  That was fun.And I played around in the forums and learnt stuff.  That was fun.Then a couple of days ago I looked at my stats (traffic, visitors,...

      • First month on Hubpages - 0.58p
        58

        First month on Hubpages - 0.58p

        7 years ago

        Just in case anyone else, like me, feels inadequate - that's what I made in my first month.  Ok, it's in English currency so that equates to rather more in dollar terms.A very small and quiet - woo hoo.

      • Comments Query
        3

        Comments Query

        7 years ago

        Does anyone else find it hard answering comments?  I put my effort into a hub, then am glad when it's over and done with and can relax.Then some time later, when the adrenalin, creative flow, whatever has...

      • Question for shazwellyn
        23

        Question for shazwellyn

        7 years ago

        Sorry, wasn't sure where to post this.May I use your brilliant term "click virgin" in a forthcoming hub?  I will give you a credit, link back to your profile.?

      • I'm On Cloud 9 - Thank You
        27

        I'm On Cloud 9 - Thank You

        7 years ago

        OK, it's only one click.  Mmmmm, but how good that first click feels.Thanks Hubpages, and thanks to nice Hubbers for the words of encouragement.Er.  Not that I'm just doing it for the money of course. ...

      • A Very Small Milestone
        3

        A Very Small Milestone

        7 years ago

        I have now viewed my own hubs 226 times.  My traffic source says 774 other views, mostly from my mother.  Making a grand total of 1,000.Do I really go back and check the filth I've written that many...

      • Long tail hubs
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        Long tail hubs

        7 years ago

        I've read a lot about this without really understanding it. I did some research this morning (Google - 30 seconds worth) and came up with possums, rats, snakes and some species of lemur.I could probably write about...

      • Genuine Query (No really) - Hub Ageing or Aging
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        Genuine Query (No really) - Hub Ageing or Aging

        7 years ago

        I have noticed hubbers with experience talk about letting articles age - and they will start to gain visitors.  I don't understand this.  Check out key words, write it and 24 hours later it's on Google.So how...

      • Have I Sold My Soul?
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        Have I Sold My Soul?

        7 years ago

        When I first started on Hubpages I was a fresh faced young idealist, interested in words for their own sake, the ebb and flow of thoughts and ideas, a romanticism born of energy and a symbiotic empathy with nature and...

      • Profanity Query
        11

        Profanity Query

        7 years ago

        I don't know if this should be a question or not, but my last question got pulled becuase it apparently started a conversation.  So I'll try here.What amount or level of profanity is allowed in a hub page?Are some...

      • OMG I'm 91
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        OMG I'm 91

        7 years ago

        Been here 12 days.I've written some rubbish, and my pictures are poor.Hopped some Hubs, and made the odd comment (I liked what I saw)The occasional follow and answered some questionsSome forum postings and what do I...

      • Traffic Problems
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        Traffic Problems

        7 years ago

        I've noticed that on the days I regularly check my hubs my traffic is a lot higher than if I don't check.  This leads me to believe that a complex algyrhythm must be using my visits as a back link generator through...

      • Here's a free title - adverts were disabled so I deleted it.
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        Here's a free title - adverts were disabled so I deleted it.

        7 years ago

        I started work on my new hub this evening..."Climate Change and it's Effect on the Erogenous Zones"and got the message ads disabled.  As one (yes, only one) of my hubs is already in its first rewrite and...

      • Help, stuck on 69
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        Help, stuck on 69

        7 years ago

        I don't want to known as a 69er, I might have to change my profile pic.  Any ideas how I can rise up the rankings?

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