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Chitrangada loves to read and write.The many possibilities of Online writing excites and enthuses her to rediscover herself as a writer.

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HubPages: An Ideal platform for Writers : Advice and Tips For New Writers!

© Chitrangada Sharan Jan. 2015

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Anyone who is about to join the online writing platform, must be having these questions in mind:

  • Which writing website to join?

  • Which one is the best?

  • Which website provides a writer friendly approach?

After publishing 100 hubs, all featured, and more than 160, 000 views, I am in a position to share some of the reasons and experiences, which will be of help to the newcomers in this field.

I hope this article provides some help to the new hubbers.

The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean”

----- Robert Louis Stevenson

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10 Reasons Why I Prefer HubPages for Online Writing And Publishing:

I started writing Online 3 years ago. My experiences with some other writing sites were far from satisfactory, although it's not correct to mention their names here.

The fact that I have stayed here at HubPges for 5+ years and continue to publish at this platform must have some strong reason for this long association.

1. To Learn How To Write Online:


  • Most of us were writers even before joining HP. But writing for an online reader is different from the regular print writing.
  • After publishing my first hub and then subsequent hubs, I learnt here at HP that the writers have to make their writing, 'visually appealing' as well.
  • In other words, adding pictures, relevant links, videos, maps, tables, polls, and other capsules makes the article more appealing to read.
  • Breaking up the writing in capsules and adding related pictures can help to retain the attention of the reader.
  • Besides all this, the writing work must be promoted and this is slightly difficult.
  • Good content, however can never go unnoticed. Ultimately 'Content is the king."

All this can be understood and learnt gradually, hub by hub.

2. Honing the Writing Skills:

  • As one progresses from the first hub to the 100th hub, one can notice the improvements themselves.
  • Go through the hubs from a critical point of view. Or, request a fellow writer friend to do the proofreading of the article.
  • One must listen to the advice of senior and experienced writers, with an open mind and keep referring to the HubPages Learning Centre..
  • Saying with experience, this website is the best place for learning the skills of writing good content or improving it further.
  • Learning is an ongoing process and we learn throughout our lives. Same is true for writing.

3. The Format or The Hub tool:

The format or the Hub Tool has many important features, which I did not find in other writing sites where I was writing earlier.

Hubpages is writer friendly and flexibility of rearranging the content is a good feature.

The 'auto save draft' is also important and necessary feature.

In fact, it provides every feature required for writing an impressive online content.

4. An Online Resume:

Believe it or not, your HubPages profile page acts as an Online resume for you. I have received many job offers from different quarters, regular daily magazines, content writing jobs etc.

The various job portals have an access to your content, if they are interested. And if you provide a link to your HubPages profile in your Linked in profile, your chances are even more bright.

For now, I am happy to write and publish here at Hubpages with whatever time I can spare. Regular jobs require more time and therefore this one suits well.

But if someone is interested, the HP profile and your display of work/ content can help you in finding a regular job.

“Writing is an exploration. You start from nothing and learn as you go.”

------E. L. Doctorow

Content is king
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At Times HubPages Has Been Therapeutic For Me!

5. Flexibility:

This brings to the discussion of the next reason, why Hubpages is more preferrable to writers.

  • At HubPages one can write at any time of the day or night. Whereas in regular jobs, one cannot have that flexibility. Most of the times the working hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • One can choose the topics, on which they want to write.
  • There is no need to limit ourselves by writing only on a particular subject. Normally in a regular writing job, one is asked to write on a particular subject.

6. Exposure:

The fact that our writing is published and read by none other than the talented writers themselves, gives a lot of exposure and experience.

The money we make here depends on the Google ranking of our hubs. But I find it most important to learn what the writers think about my work. If they like it, I am sure it will get a good ranking from Google and other Online readers as well.

7. Feedback:

How helpful it is to get feedback from the people who matter most to improve upon your writing!

This is greatly helpful.

The feedback by the HP community makes it easy to understand about the topics, I am able to write well and with conviction.

The hubs on which I get overwhelming response in the 'comments' section, I have often found they are my favourite topics to write about.

8. Motivation:

Like any other job, even writers need motivation

. "Appreciation is the best motivation."

And there is plenty of appreciation by fellow writers at HubPages.

You may feel motivated by other writer's excellent hubs, or by a positive feedback and sometimes by the infectious energy levels of other writers, which compels you to publish yet another quality hub.

Write without pay until somebody offers to pay”

-------Mark Twain

The friendly and supportive HP Community
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HP Community: We all encourage and support each other
HP Community: We all encourage and support each other | Source

Why do you write for HubPages?

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Earn while you write at HubPages
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The Backbone: The HubPages Community!

9. The HubPages Community:

If you ask the fellow hubbers, why you still write write for HP, in spite of this reason or that reason----

I think the unanimous answer would be because of the HP Community!

I have said it quite often--in comments, in Forums, in Q-A section and do not hesitate to say it again and again that it is the friendly support of fellow hubbers, which keeps me holding on to this writing site.

Signing in for HP has become an important part of my life, not only to write my own hubs but read other's interesting ones.

The fellow hubbers are always there for you to encourage and share your happy and the not so happy moments of life.

Writing at HubPages is kind of therapeutic to me. It is indeed very relaxing to me.

10. The Money:

Like many hubbers, I do not make a lot of money here. Although I have received payouts, but we all know that the money is nothing to boast about.

But money is not all that important in comparison to the recognition and satisfaction which I get here. Money is just a bonus.

But I feel proud to tell people that I write for HubPages and I am a published author.

To Conclude:

  • HubPages is an ideal platform for online writing;
  • To hone your writing skills;
  • To share your views with others;
  • To interact with fellow writers;
  • To learn from their experiences;
  • And last but not the least also make some money!

To All The New Hubbers ~~Wish You All The Best!

© Chitrangada Sharan 12th Jan. 2015

All Rights Reserved.

PROTECTED: PLEASE DO NOT COPY!

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      Chitrangada Sharan 7 months ago from New Delhi, India

      Thanks srsddn for your kind visit and comments on this hub!

      I agree with your views about HP . It has changed a lot over the years and for the better. It is a continuous learning process for us as writers. At least I can speak that for myself.

      I am happy that you would be publishing your valuable work again at HP.

      Thanks and all the best!

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      srsddn 7 months ago from Dehra Dun, India

      Yes, Chitrangada, there is lot to learn, lot to share. HubPages Community seems to be a never ending source of improving. HP continues to be evolving and it is appealing much more than what it was 4-5 years back. After a lull for over a year I feel motivated by inspiring contributions of persistent Hubbers like you. Thanks for sharing all these reasons.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 13 months ago from New Delhi, India

      Thanks for appreciating the hub Audrey!

      I have also learnt here so much from my fellow hubbers who are very dear to me. We may not have met or seen each other but this is a special bond- the bond of love and understanding that I share with all of you and I feel blessed for this.

      And yes you are undoubtedly a veteran here and I feel happy to know you.

      Thanks again!

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      Audrey Hunt 13 months ago from Nashville Tn.

      After being here for six years I'm as happy as a lark. I've learned so much about writing from my fellow hubbers. You've written a good hub both for beginners here on HP and for we veterans. Thanks so much my friend.

      Audrey

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      Chitrangada Sharan 16 months ago from New Delhi, India

      Thanks Sunil, for reading, commenting and sharing this hub! Glad you found it to be informative.

      Good to see you after a long gap. Yes sometimes real life keeps us so busy that we do not get time for Internet activities. Same with me.

      Hope you get time to publish some of your most informative travel and other hubs.

      Thank you!

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      Sunil Kumar Kunnoth 16 months ago from Calicut (Kozhikode, South India)

      Hello Chitra,

      Found this useful and informative. Hence shared. Unfortunately, I am so busy with official duties and as such rarely come here. Hope to regain my energy and spirit soon.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 16 months ago from New Delhi, India

      Thanks Dianna, for revisiting this hub ! Your presence is always a pleasure!

      Thanks!

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      Dianna Mendez 16 months ago

      Thought I would pop back in here to review the good reasons to write for HubPages.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you Shampa, for your kind visit and positive comments!

      Yes I like to write for HP due to the above mentioned reasons. I am not publishing regularly but even I visit the site regularly to read others work or make changes in my earlier submissions to keep it relevant and updated.

      As you mentioned , the site is respected due to its rich content and friendly community.

      Thank you for appreciating!

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      Shampa Sadhya 2 years ago from NEW DELHI, INDIA

      I have not written any new post here for quite some time now but I regularly visit the site. Edit my post, sometimes read other's post and so on. It's undoubtedly a good platform. A few hubs of mine are not featured but I have not even tried to edit them due to time constraint.The community is excellent and the best part is no one is interested to write a crap. Excellent post and people will be easily drawn towards HP after they get to read this post of yours.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you Suzette, for reading and commenting on this hub! Glad to learn that you agree with my points.

      Thanks for appreciating!

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      Suzette Walker 2 years ago from Taos, NM

      I really like this article and I agree with your points wholeheartedly!

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you Thelma Alberts, for reading and commenting on this hub!

      I am glad to learn that you will be publishing again on HP very soon. I also published a hub after a brief gap though I visit the site almost everyday to read other hubs.

      This is another plus point of HP that we write as and when we want to. In other words there is no compulsion or targets. Only we can fix our own targets.

      Thank you and happy writing!

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      Thelma Alberts 2 years ago from Germany

      These are the reasons why I am still here at HP although I have not written a hub for a few months now. I have not found a new topic to write about, worth to be publish here. Maybe soon.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you colofulone, for stopping by to read and comment !

      Even I took a break for sometime as far as publishing a new hub is concerned. But I was reading others hubs and commenting on them. I am sure a little break can do good to us. Happy writing and hope to see you publishing again soon.

      Thank you!

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      Susie Lehto 2 years ago from Minnesota

      I haven't written a new hub for sometime now. Maybe I should put it in gear and at least get started on one. I do like writing on HP.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you AussieAdventure, for your kind visit and comments!

      I am glad this article is helpful to you. Thanks for the follow as well.

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      Cassandra 2 years ago from Geelong VIC Australia

      This is a great article and it helped me out a lot, as I am new to hub pages. Thank you Chitrangada.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you Dana Tate, for your kind visit and comments!

      I completely agree with you that writers need support and encouragement from their writer friends and writer's community. Every time when I write a hub, it is the positive feedback of fellow writers that uplifts and encourages me.

      Thank you for appreciation!

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      Dana Tate 2 years ago from LOS ANGELES

      Nicely presented. I believe this is a must read for all new hubbers. The hubpage community is very supportive and encouraging. I know I have grown thanks to their wonderful support. Writers need a support group because most family and friends are not supportive. So we uplift and encourage and it is such a blessing.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thanks florypaula, for reading the hub and agreeing with me.

      Yes, it took me also sometime to understand how things work here and then I enjoy my time here. I have made friends from around the World and that is wonderful.

      Many thanks for appreciating!

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      Paula 2 years ago

      Once I've understood how things work around here I loved every second. All your reasons are my reasons too. Nice hub.

      Have a nice day :)

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you Buildreps, for your kind visit and comments!

      I am glad you liked this hub and agree with my experience. Yes, HP is an ideal platform for sharing our views on subjects we are interested in.

      It gives me great satisfaction, when people read my work and share their own comments. That itself is the driving force to write more. And a little bit of money also keeps adding up, which is good.

      Thanks for the follow as well!

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      Buildreps 2 years ago from Europe

      Interesting Hub, ChitrangadaSharan. You made me think why I'm writing here. It's certainly not for the money. It's for me the only way to write, about issues that matter in my opinion, under a pseudonym.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Namaste and Thank you Aliur, for your kind visit and appreciative comments!

      Glad to learn that you liked this hub.

      Welcome to HubPages and wish you all the success here. It's a very good platform to hone your writing skills.

      All the best and thanks!

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      Aliur 2 years ago

      Namaste Ma'm :)

      Great hub. You're good at it. Looking forward to read all of your articles. I am new here and as student I just wanna brush up my talent of writing. Hoping to see good results. Have a good day.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you Jodah, for your kind visit and comments!

      Glad you agree with most of my experiences here at HubPages. The experience so far has been very pleasing and enriching. Everyday something new can be learnt and I have learnt a lot from fellow hubbers.

      Thanks for voting up and supporting!

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you Nadine May, for your kind visit and wonderful comments!

      I am glad that you agree with most of my experiences here at HubPages. Its true that HP experience has enriched my life and my writings. I like spending quality time here and interacting with fellow hubbers such as you.

      Thank you for voting up and sharing!

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      Nadine May 2 years ago from Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

      What a fantastic article and every point you make is so very true for me. The enjoyment i get from preparing a hub article by creating the graphics, doing research and look for videos is itself already an enrichment for me as the author.voted up and i will share it with our authors.

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      John Hansen 2 years ago from Queensland Australia

      This was wonderfully informative and useful Chitrangada. A well set out hub and an interesting read. I agree with all your reasons to write on Hub Pages, and I'm not intending to go anywhere else either. Voted up.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you janshares, for your kind visit and positive feedback!

      Glad you liked this hub and agree with most of my experiences here at Hubpages. At HP, I have learnt a lot and still learning about online writing. The best part of HP is its wonderful community.

      Thank you for your support and votes!

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      Janis Leslie Evans 2 years ago from Washington, DC

      Very nice testimony, Chitrangada. You provided an excellent sell for why HP is the best place to write. You brought out some excellent and very specific points as well that show how the benefits outweigh the negative. HP is the first and only place I write. I had to learn as I go as far as the uniqueness of online writing. I have learned a lot and look forward to increasing my successes on HP. Voted up and useful.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      That's a valid point, you have raised here. And that's why the title is very important. It should be catchy and should be able to attract the reader. Introduction is equally important to create curiosity. And of course, as they say 'the content is the key.' If the reader likes your content, they will come back to read your next work also.

      For visual appeal, the pictures, video etc. add to the attention of the reader.

      Thank you Blackspaniel1, for your valuable comments!

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      Blackspaniel1 2 years ago

      I realize images and videos can help a piece, but would a potential reader be unable to see such things before opening the hub, and if interest is grabbed still stay?

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you Millionaire Tips, for your kind visit and positive comments!

      Glad to learn that you agree with my experience here at HP.

      Thanks!

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      Shasta Matova 2 years ago from USA

      I agree with all of your reasons. This is truly a great place to write, and the community is the best!

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you Ashima Tan, for your visit and kind words!

      Glad you liked it!

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      AshimaTan 2 years ago

      Well said.

      I'm glad I chose HubPages and writers like you are truly inspiring.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you peachpurple, for your nice comments!

      I am glad if this hub inspired you to stay at HP. Thanks for your support!

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      peachy 2 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      your words gave me the inspiration to stay on at hubpages, thanks

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Rightly said, aviannovice! Many thanks for your visit and positive comments!

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      Deb Hirt 2 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      With experience comes knowledge, and knowledge begets better quality material. Nice work!

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Once again, thank you Nell!

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Aw thank you! and I always love reading your hubs an thanks for your support too.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you colorfulone, for your kind visit and comments!

      I am glad you agree with most of my experiences here. Yes, the money should improve.

      Thanks again!

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      Susie Lehto 2 years ago from Minnesota

      All very good reasons to write on HP. I just wish the money was better, but has has improved a little recently with some added ads.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you Nell, for your kind visit and appreciation!

      Glad to know that you agree with most of my experiences here at HP!

      I want to take this opportunity to thank you for your constant support through this pleasing journey from my 1st to 100th hub. Same feelings I want to express--what would I do without friends like you at HP!

      Thanks again for being an inspiration and constant support!

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you Romanian, for your kind visit and positive comments!

      Appreciate your views and thanks for following me. Thanks!

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      I also love writing here, and have tried other sites. But there is no site like Hubpages, I love all the other writers on here, they are lovely, and I now call them my friends, what would I do without it? lol! great hub, and good info, nell

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      Nicu 2 years ago from Oradea, Romania

      I agree with you, the most important thing here, it's that you learn how to write good articles.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you sgbrown, for your kind visit and comments!

      I am glad that you agree with most of my experiences here. Indeed it is a wonderful writing site and the HP community is its greatest strength, with friendly, supportive and knowledgeable writers.

      Good to know that you will be writing here more frequently from now on.

      Thank you for your support!

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you FlourishAnyway, for your kind visit and supportive comments!

      I agree with you completely---When I joined and wrote my first hub, I never imagined I would one day write my 100th hub. All due to the awesome HP community, which has constantly supported and appreciated my writing. The community is in fact the most important reason to keep the interest intact.

      You are a great writer and I enjoy reading your hubs. Thanks and keep writing many more!

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you Dianna, for your kind visit and supportive comments!

      Yes, I have enjoyed writing for this site and it has been a pleasing journey from 1st to the 100th hub. I consider myself fortunate to have discovered friends like you who constantly encourage and support my writing. I love the interaction with like minded people and look forward to spending some quality time here .

      Thank you so much!

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      Sheila Brown 2 years ago from Southern Oklahoma

      HubPages is a wonderful writing site with so many kind and helpful people. I have not been writing here for a while, but I am coming back. HubPages has proved to be the premiere writing site over time.

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      FlourishAnyway 2 years ago from USA

      Great reasons here! When I first joined I expected to be lost in a crowd but I actually received comments, encouragement ... because there is a real community of great writers here who share my passion and my work (and I, theirs). I haven't ventured out to try other sites because I am pretty happy here at home.

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      Dianna Mendez 2 years ago

      I agree with all your points. I believe the format is just about the best online tool anywhere. I hope it continues to grow and prove a good journey for you, ChitrangadaSharan.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you lex123, for your kind visit and comments!

      Good to know that you agree with most of my experiences here at HP.

      Thanks!

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      lex123 2 years ago

      Great points for a hub! Enjoyed reading. I think perhaps most of us are here for the same reasons.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you vespawoolf, for reading and commenting!

      I am glad to know that you liked this hub and agree with most of my experiences here at HP!

      Appreciate your support! Thanks!

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      vespawoolf 2 years ago from Peru, South America

      I agree that the advantage of HubPages is the flexible schedule, the Hubpages community and the exposure. What a good idea to share on Linkedn! I hadn´t considered that possibility.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you uthmansy, for your kind visit and comments!

      Glad you liked this hub and also like HP. Thanks for the follow as well.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you MarleneB, for your kind visit and insightful comments!

      I agree with you that the positives outweigh the negatives. The best part is the HP writer's community, always there to motivate and encourage you.

      As I have mentioned in the hub, it is relaxing to interact with like minded people from around the Globe. We may not have seen each other or met, but there is definitely a connection and that is amazing and I love it.

      So nice to see you here and for your constant support, my friend. It gives me immense pleasure to remind you that you are one of my first follower.

      Thank you so much!

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you icv, for your kind visit and comments!

      Glad you liked the hub and thanks for voting up!

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you Nithya, for your kind visit and comments!

      Good to know that you agree with most of my experiences here at Hubpages. The community is indeed very supportive and friendly.

      Thanks again for being a constant support!

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you MHiggins, for your visit and kind words of appreciation!

      I am pleased to learn that you like my hubs and they are useful to you. I also feel happy to follow you for your wonderful talent and craftsmanship.

      Glads you liked this one and thanks for voting up!

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      shuaib 2 years ago from nigeria

      very cool!! i think following you is gonna be a great idea.

      i personally like HP because of its simplicity in writing especially the hub tool :)

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      Marlene Bertrand 2 years ago from Northern California, USA

      I definitely agree that HubPages is a great online platform to write. The benefits outweigh anything that could seem to be negative about HubPages. The feedback the community has provided has helped me boost my confidence. Since the writing life can be a lonely one, having a devoted writing community is quite valuable to me in many ways. Through the community, I also get a place where I can call "home." I'm comfortable here and that's a good thing. I really enjoyed reading about your experience. It is always good to see you.

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      IRSHAD CV 2 years ago from India, Kerala

      Nice hub. voted up. You mentioned some of the main attractions of hubpages. There are many aspects too... Well done!

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      Nithya Venkat 2 years ago from Dubai

      Great hub and reasons for writing on HubPages. HubPages is a great platform to showcase your writings and get a lot of exposure. The great aspect of HubPages is that we have a wonderful community out here!

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      Michael Higgins 2 years ago from Michigan

      Chitrangada, It's no wonder why I am a follower of yours. Your hubs are very well written. I learn something every time, whether it's about the subject or your presentation. Keep up the great work. Voted up!

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you rebeccamealey, for your kind visit and lovely comments!

      Glad you liked it and share the same views about HP. Thanks!

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      Rebecca Mealey 2 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

      You have nailed down all the good reasons to write for HubPages. Thanks for the reminders!

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you manatita44, for your reading and commenting!

      Glad you liked the hub and good to know that it would be helpful to new members.

      Thanks for your kind words of encouragement. Salaam!

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you Devika, for reading and commenting on this hub!

      I always enjoy reading your thoughts in your hubs. Glad that you liked this hub and also enjoy writing here.

      Thanks for your support!

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you Venkatachariji, for your kind visit and appreciation!

      I am glad to learn that you liked the hub. I also discovered this hub through Linked in and since then I have always enjoyed my time here, whether writing or reading others hubs.

      Thanks for your support!

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you jhamann, for your kind visit and positive comments!

      Good to know that you liked this hub and agree with most of my experience here at HP.

      Thanks!

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you MsDora, for your kind visit and appreciation!

      Like you I also love the HP community. With HP friends, you can never feel alone. As I mentioned above it has sometimes proved therapeutic for me.

      Thank you my friend for your votes and support!

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you KPSplumeau, for reading and appreciating the hub!

      Glad you liked this hub. Auto save is a very helpful feature indeed. Recently added 'call out' section is also my favorite.

      Thank you for your support!

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      manatita44 2 years ago from london

      Beautiful article.

      Nice support for Hub Pages and an inspiration to your friends. Yes, your writing has improved and you are also a very kind woman, Chitrangada. I wish you much success here. Salaam!

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you Fred Arnold, for your kind visit and positive comments!

      Glad you liked this hub and you agree with most of my experiences here. You are right that it is equally an educative site and I have learnt many new things and have become familiar with many other cultures and countries around the World.

      Many thanks for appreciating!

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you Sunilji, for reading and appreciating the hub!

      Glad you liked this hub. Good to know that you agree with my experiences here at HP. You are right about the visibility in the Cyber World as well.

      Thanks for your support!

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you PinoyMom, for your kind visit and comments!

      Glad you liked this hub and good to know that you also love to write for HP!

      Thanks for the follow as well!

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you Sachin, for your kind visit and comments!

      Glad you liked this hub and you enjoy writing for HP!

      Many thanks for your support and thanks for the follow as well.

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      Devika Primić 2 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Greatly written. I am here for two years and have learned about writing in very useful way. I enjoyed reading about your experiences.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thanks tlcs, for your lovely comments!

      I agree with you that it is a writers community who love to write, learn, share and support. The community is its greatest strength.

      Glad you liked the hub. Thanks!

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you billybuc, for reading and commenting!

      I agree with you that there is always scope for improvement.

      Glad you liked this hub and thanks for your support!

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you Emese Fromm, for your kind visit and comments!

      Glad you liked the hub and great to know you are enjoying writing at HP!

      Welcome to HP! Thanks.

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      Venkatachari M 2 years ago from Hyderabad, India

      Hi, Chitra, it's so great! You have put down all the best points of HP. I also liked this platform for all these wonderful points when I casually landed to this site 10 months ago. Since then, my love for this site is ever growing. There are so many good points to cling on to this site.

      Thank you for pointing these things to our new comers and the writer world. Voted up and awesome.

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 2 years ago from Reno NV

      Your hub covers everything that I consider important about the site. Well done. Jamie

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      Dora Weithers 2 years ago from The Caribbean

      Chitrangada, I second each of the reason you state. Community! Community! Community! Especially for people like me who have more friends on HP than anywhere else. Voted Up!

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      KMSplumeau 2 years ago

      Great article! I really liked how you pointed out some of the best features of this site in comparison to others, such as the auto-save feature (which I've found to be a lifesaver when my cat sat on my keyboard once or twice) and the ease of formatting the articles, which is not always available on other forums. Great stuff, thank you for writing!

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      Fred Arnold 2 years ago from Clearwater, FL

      Very informative Hub! I love Hubpages as a blogging tool, educational resource (since I do in-depth research for each Hub), and a way to talk with people who love to write. This site and Novel Writing Month have the best communities for writers. Keep up the good work!

      -Fred

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      Sunil Kumar Kunnoth 2 years ago from Calicut (Kozhikode, South India)

      User friendly editing features, loving, caring and sharing community, HP has a lot of plus points over other writing platform. I do endorse all the points you mentioned here. It is a wonderful place to write and publish. I love being here and staying here. It also gives us a good visibility in the cyber world as we can prove just by a Google search. Wonderful article with interesting information. Voted up.

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      Shiela Gerona 2 years ago from Philippines

      What I like about HP is their platform. It's easy to navigate. I also learned a lot. It's also good to know that they have been an online writing platform since year 2006.

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      Sachin 2 years ago from India

      Thanks for sharing your thoughts with us. Really inspiring for me and i accept that a good writer should not write just for the sake of money. Your Quotes are additionally a good motivation for we writers.

      Thanks again for sharing beautiful hub.

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      Trudy Cooper 2 years ago from Hampshire, UK

      I have to agree with Emese Fromm, the articles written on this site are comprehensive and most of the writers are on here because they love to write, not because of the payout. The community is also what hubpages is about, people who have the same interest and that is to write about what interests and intrigues them.

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      Bill Holland 2 years ago from Olympia, WA

      All good reasons, my friend. HP has so many things good about it...and they could be so much better. I think I'll stick around and see if they realize their potential.

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      EmeseRéka 2 years ago from The Desert

      Thank you for this article. I am new at hubpages, but I enjoy the site. I don't know about the payout, but I have seen more well-written articles here than anywhere else on the web. I am happy to be here as well.