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Hubpages Etiquette You Don’t Have To Swim With The Sharks
When I first started writing, I felt like a fish out of water. I wrote one article during that first year, due to life demanding change, I could not continue to write for awhile.
I eventually returned, and received a warm welcome email from the Hubpages welcome wagon encouraging me to keep writing. I received tips on how to improve my articles.
The hubpages staff promotes a warm granny welcome with tons of encouraging words, and then they send you off to boot camp.
This article is about my experience as a newbie on the HubPages.
A Warm Granny Hubpages Welcome
Quality Assessment Process
Featured Hubs, the Quality Assessment Process, and Editor's Choice Hubs
I appreciated this Hub process. The Hubpages does not throw their writers into a sea of sharks. The staff offers writers the outlet to sharpen your writing skills. I feel that this procedure showcases proper etiquette on behalf of the Hubpages staff.
The following Information provides some helpful resources available to hub writers.
"The Quality Assessment Process determines which of these Hubs end up being showcased on Hubs and Topic Pages and made available to search engines. These Hubs are known as Featured Hubs.
Our Editor's Choice Hubsare high-quality Hubs that are chosen by HubPages Editors to be shown on the HubPages.com domain and given additional HubPages promotion."
How the Quality Assessment Process Works
"The Quality Assessment Process incorporates several factors, including:
- Ratings of a Hub’s quality as determined by people using the Hub Hopper
- Ratings of a Hub’s quality as determined by automated metrics
- Analysis of the how engaged readers are with a Hub over an extended period of time
As Hubs mature, are edited, and are expanded upon, they are reviewed again by the Quality Assessment Process. This means that any Hub may eventually become Featured, and vice-versa."
Continue to read more from the hubpages source.
Keep The Peace In The Community
The Golden Rule"Do unto others as you would have them do unto you"
The Hubpages extends kindness towards their writers. In return one should lead by example. The Golden Rule, "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you". The Hubpages provides the same etiquette advice that I would extend to my own children in hopes that one day they will become successfully productive in society.
The Following Etiquette Information:
source: Christy Kirwan Editor and web content manager.
- Kindness is king. Let the principle of kindness guide your words and you'll rarely go wrong. Remember that we're all Hubbers, and we're on the same team.
- Be positive. Criticism and honest feedback are great ways to help others improve, but don't focus on another Hubber's faults or be unnecessarily harsh.
- Disagree with respect. Naturally, there will be differences of opinion in the Forums. Keep your disagreements civil and on topic.
- Follow the Forum Rules. Respecting the Forum Dos and Don'ts helps keep things running smoothly.
Not All Writers Are The Same, But Kindness Is Universal
Introverted writer: Are writers who prefer to keep to themselves. Response from anyone outside of their own thoughts may startle them. At times I would consider myself to be an introverted writer.
Social Butterfly Writer: A social Butterfly Writer enjoys conversation and forums, and they have many followers. Every now and then I dabble in the forums.
Observation Writer. An Observation Writer prefers to stand on the sidelines making sure nobody gets hurt. I notice that the observer type writer is the kind of informant that will report disrespectful acts of carelessness to the Hupages Police.
The Hupages Community:
I've met many nice and encouraging people in the Hub community. I have also read many great and insightful articles. The Hub Community offers a little taste of everything. I'd compare the Hubpages to an all you can eat buffet.The wealth of useful information and tasty articles provides an endless bite of yummy variety.
I am most impressed with the fact that you don't have to swim with the sharks. Everyone marches to the beat of their own drum.
The Hubpages allows you to be the kind of writer that you desire to be. The world is made up of different aspects and ideas.
Providing a place where writers can release their views in a thoughtful manner is a golden opportunity.