ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

The Key to Writing Great Hubs

Updated on July 2, 2017

What is Hub Pages

For me Hub Pages seems to be a cross between Wiki, Facebook and a blogging site.

  • It is like a Wiki because it is full of great useful information.

  • It is like Facebook as you can communicate with fellow members.

  • It is like a blogging site because the hubs are used by some as you would use a blog.

But what is it really?

Hub Pages is a website where you can post articles on almost any subject and get paid for your contribution.

What kind of things should you write about on a Hub?

The key to writing a great hub is to write about a subject you know about and have a passion for. You are more likely to write a great informative Hub if you know the subject you are writing about.

Other Factors that make a great hub

The layout

How you layout your hub can be an important factor to readers. Make it easy to read using the Capsule Subtitles to show your reader what each one is about.

Was the Hub Helpful

See results


Place images on your hub to bring color or to show the reader what you mean. You should aim for at least three or more if you can. A bland, black and white article will put people off reading you work. If you can draw them in with images that help enhance the text you will win followers.

Incorporate Polls

Polls are a great tool to engage the reader in your hub. They can get the reader thinking about there own opinions on the subject. They are a great way to get your readers interacting with you.

Choosing a Subject

When choosing a subject to write about it is always best to look at the subjects you know about and that are interesting to you.

Try to find a subject that not many people have written about.

Research is the key to a great hub
Research is the key to a great hub


You should always do research on the topic you are going to write about This will help you find out if others have wrote about the subject and if so what are their views on it

Top Hubs are
Bad Hubs are
700+ words long
full of great relevent information that can be found nowhere else on the web
Full of irelivent information
Full of colorful images that are relevent to the text
No images

Use tables to show relevant information and how it relates.

This Hub is less the 600 Words long. But it is all relevant information which is what counts.

Although the best hubs are over 700 words long don't just write anything to bring your word count up to that point. If you have written all the relevant details that you can that is OK, publish it and you can always come back and improve on it later.


This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

Show Details
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)