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You might be interested in a contest beginning in November, HubPages Patron of the Arts. It includes prose, poetry and photography hubs as entries.
The best way to learn about the site is to take some time to look around and become familiar with the Learning Center. enjoy. Welcome.
You have got some good photographs, both here and on your website.
A few suggestions -
>> You would like to tag your images properly - that will make them easier to find through image search.
>> Rather than loading dozens of pics in a single hub, use only a few - and centered around a theme. For example, a hub on "Buffalo Herds in Yellowstone", with selected pics.
>> Use low resolution images and watermark them - though HubPages has a policy of not allowing watermarked images - I am not sure whether self owned image are exempted. You can mail them and ask for a clarification.
>> You can also add a few tips - for example, that image of the waterfall - you can write about what time of the day it was, the ambient light conditions, what camera settings you used - shutter speed etc.
>> Don't put so many links to your website in a single hub, just one or two. And don't do it on every hub.
>> On your website, just above the Adsense block - please remove the heading "Check out this offer" - it will jeopardize your Adsense account.
by Don Bobbitt 2 weeks ago
It looks like a fourth of my feed lately is comprised of new people wanting the rest of us to tell them how to write. All day I get request after request for help on passing the Quality Assessment. I mean Really? Many of your requests are just one step above being a jumble of mis-spelled words...
by Savio Koman 5 years ago
I see few people who had answered my questions or my followers, having been banned. Why?What are the infractions that lead to being banned by hubpages?
by youssefdoukkali 5 years ago
Are we allowed to republish our articles elsewhere and keep the original hubs here in the mean time?
by sampurna shrestha 5 years ago
Hey hubbers out there.. I am new to hubpages and i am not sure if I can really make money here. Like i have seen some success stories in hubpages but that seems to be long time ago. I am a student and i have little extra time. I would like to utilize my time writing hubs here only if I can really...
by Melanie Palen 6 years ago
I've seen lots of hubbers tweeting like:Check out my latest hub - hubpages.com/I-like-chickenCheck out my latest hub - hubpages.com/I-like-liverCheck out my latest hub - hubpages.com/Meow-MixCheck out my latest hub - hubpages.com/Meow-MixCheck out my latest hub - hubpages.com/please-deliverIt's...
by Gina Coole 7 years ago
I've been experimenting with Twitter for about a month (@ginacoole) and have posted sayings, quotes and jokes along with the occasional hub promotion. I've also tried including a narrative over a number of days. Although the number of readers increases each day by a small amount, I'm...
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