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My First 50 Hubs

Updated on February 20, 2012

My Hub Journal Part I

After almost seven months here in HubPages, I have finally reached the-almost 100 hubs. In fact, this is my 99th hub.

Listed below, by categories, are 50 of my hubs (with short descriptions) that I have written in these past seven months. I wanted to compile these hubs in one or two general hubs that will be like a journal for me. In the future, I hope to summarize my next 100 hubs in another hub journal.

Accounting

10 Scandals That Rocked the Accounting World - This hub describes some of the corporate scandals that shook the accounting world and brought changes to the accounting profession.

Why You Need to Learn Accounting (the Basics, that is) - Gives some reasons why businessmen, who are not accounting graduates, still need to learn the basics of accounting.

The Tax Busy Season - An introduction on what we accountants experience during the tax busy season.

Some Things an Accountant Can't Do Without - Just some of the things we accountants need in order to do our job and do it well.

Why Did I Become an Accountant - My reasons for choosing my current profession.

Business and Self-Employment

I'm the Boss...Any Complaints? - My ranting hub when I was really p@ssed off with some of my people.

My 10 (Alternative) Career Choices - If I'm not an Accountant, what will I be? In this hub, I explore some possible (and not so possible) career choices for me.

What Do You Do When You Discover Your Employee is Cheating on You - A cross between a rant and some tips on what the employer should do when he discovers his employee cheating on him. And no, those tips do not include firing on the spot!

10 Ways to Ruin Your Employment Through Social Networking Sites - Are social networking sites boon or bane? Well, if you do any of the stuff described in this hub and post them in your site, they may very well turn out to be a bane.

8 Simple Ways to Save when You're in Business - One of my first hub and this is on how to save while you're in business.

Make Up Your Mind...St*pid - A rant on trying to make up my mind on what I really want to do in my life.

My One-Day HR Manager Experience - A story on my experience as an HR Manager - for one day.

Some Filipino eCommerce Sites - Describes some of the eCommerce Sites run by Filipinos and are (mostly) for Filipinos.

Cars and Driving

My Top 10 Car Choices of All Time - My 10 dream cars, which are likely to stay in my dreams.

10 Things I Hate While Driving - The top 10 things that I hate when my husband and I go out the streets.

10 Things I Hate While Driving... Part II - The sequel to my first hub.

Reasons for Buying a Second - Hand Car - Our reasons for buying our second - hand car. Buying our car was one of the best decisions we ever made.

Food

Unique Foods from the Philippines - Describes some of the unique (and delicious!) foods from my country.

10 Ways to Cook Goat Meat - Don't give me that look. Goat meat is actually delicious. So why not try these 10 ways to cook goat meat?

Native Kakanins (Filipino Desserts) - We, Filipinos, love eating, especially our sweet, delicious desserts. This hub features just some of those desserts.

Native Kakanins (Filipino Desserts)...Part II - Another sequel hub, featuring more of our local desserts.

Why I Love Sashimi - Sashimi is one of my favorite food and I wrote this hub to describe sashimi.

Health

Forbidden Food for G6PD Cases - In this hub, I describe the food that are not allowed for people or children who have G6PD. This deficiency is a cause for worry for a lot of parents because it is relatively unknown.

9 Things You Should Know Before Having a Cosmetic Surgery - Cosmetic surgery is on the rise because of our desire to look better. But before you consider getting one, why not take a look on these 9 things so that you'll be sure to make an intelligent decision before undergoing this procedure.

How to Tame Your Stress - There are two things in life that are certain - death and taxes. With our current lifestyle, there's a third one - stress.

After the Flood Comes Leptospirosis - I wrote this hub just after two devastating typhoons swept my country. Even after these typhoons left us, the ensuing floods gave rise to this concern - leptospirosis.

Income and Finance

10 Ways to Earn Passive Income - Here I describe the 10 ways one can earn passive income. Just a bit of caveat though, these ways do not mean that one can sit back and relax and watch the money roll in. You still have to work your b@tt off before you can earn these passive income.

7 General Tips for Saving Money - My first ever hub written and published on the 28th of June 2009.

10 Practical Advices for Investing in the Stock Market - Now, I'm no expert in investing in the stock market but I do have some experience. Plus, I've been around people who really do invest and these are just some of the tips they shared with me.

Some Questions on Your Credit Card Use - A short survey on the credit card habits of the readers. The survey is still open so why not take the time to answer them?

International

Jabbawockeez: 1st Season America's Best Dance Crew Champions - Ever since I saw this group perform in our local TV show, I've been hooked. My interest grew when I learned that some of the members are actually Filipinos! In this hub, I just basically gave some facts about the group members plus some of their shows featured in youtube.

10 Places I Want to Visit Before I Die - My top 10 preferred destinations around the world.

How to Say 'Thank You' In Various Languages - Various translations of these simple two words that mean a lot when they are sincerely said.

Love and Romance

10 Bestselling Romantic Gifts from Amazon - Featured here are some of the bestselling romantic gifts courtesy of Amazon.com.

My Valentine's Day Wish List - If I have a Christmas Wish List, I also have a Valentine's Wish List. What's yours?

The Single's Diary: How to Have Fun During Valentine's Day - Valentine's Day may be for couples but this does not mean a single, unattached person will have no fun during this day. This hub describes some of the ways a single, unattached person can have fun even during Valentine's Day.

Celebrating Valentine's Day the Filipino Way - Some of our traditions during Valentine's Day.

Marriage

The Prenuptial Agreement, Why or Why Not? - Here I describe some of the pros and cons in drawing up a prenuptial agreement for a would-be couple.

Unique Wedding Places and Ideas - Before I researched about and wrote this hub, I never really knew you can get married in these places. Didn't know about the unique wedding ideas as well. This hub has been an eye-opener for me.

Switching Roles in Your Marriage - The stay-at-home husband and the working wife - does this set-up work? You be the judge.

Domestic Violence...Against Men - Based on the comments I received, this has got to be my most controversial hub. It seems that some people just can't accept the concept that men can be subjected to domestic violence as well.

Online Writing and Freelancing

Online Writing Sites...For Filipinos - Finding freelance online writing jobs can be tough if you're not a native English speaker / writer. In this hub, I featured some online writing sites where Filipinos may find freelance writing jobs.

6 Tips for Managing Time for Freelancers - For a freelance writer, managing time is crucial. For us, writers, time is our best ally but it can be our worst enemy as well. In this hub, I offer some tips on how to manage one's time.

2 Sites Where You Can Make Money - I featured in this hub the two writing sites where I obtain my writing projects. Needless to say, these are also featured in the online writing sites for Filipinos hub.

6 Things I Learned from Writing Proposals for Online Writing Sites - Proposals can make or break your bid for a certain writing project. In this hub, I share some of the things that I learned when I wrote proposals in the past. These are the things that helped me a lot in getting my writing jobs.

Stop Procrastinating! Start Writing! - Procrastination is a writer's worst enemy and in this hub, I give off some tips on how to stop procrastinating. Come to think of it, I've been procrastinating this past week in writing a new hub. Better go back and read my own hub again LOL.

What Freelance Writing...and Working at Home...Mean to Me - In this hub (which was actually written for a certain contest), I outline why freelance writing / working at home has become an important part of my life.

The Top 10 Emerging Influential Filipino Blogs for 2009 - This is a list of the winners in the emerging influential Filipino Blogs for 2009.

Thank you very much for reading this long hub of mine. To my followers who are always there to read what I wrote, you know who you are, thank you and I hope you don't get tired from reading my hubs. Watch out for my 100th hub (suggestions on its topic are welcome)!

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      family tents 

      8 years ago

      Very impressive...congrats on your 100th hub! I've been visiting a few of them. Thanks for the How To Say Thank you in various Languages - really hand! You are interesting!

      http://online-familytents.com

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      emievil 

      8 years ago from Philippines

      Thanks Grant's World. Good luck in your goal of reaching 100 hubs :).

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      Grant Handford 

      8 years ago from Canada

      Hi emievil congrats on creating over 100 hubs now.

      I am hoping to hit 100 this year. I might have to pick up the pace a bit though.

      Cheers,

      G.

    • emievil profile imageAUTHOR

      emievil 

      8 years ago from Philippines

      Wow, 400 hubs by the end of this year? Good luck Art. I'm happy with hitting just 200 hubs for this year :).

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      TattoGuy 

      8 years ago

      Congrats on the 100 my friend, I am aiming to hit 400 by the end of the year ; )

    • emievil profile imageAUTHOR

      emievil 

      8 years ago from Philippines

      Hey Maita. Not as good a job as yours. You're hubs are way beyond mine :). Thanks for your comment :).

    • emievil profile imageAUTHOR

      emievil 

      8 years ago from Philippines

      Hey Maita. Not as good a job as yours. You're hubs are way beyond mine :). Thanks for your comment :).

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      prettydarkhorse 

      8 years ago from US

      good job and your hubs are always enlightening, full of insights, keep them coming emie, I am proud of you, Maita

    • emievil profile imageAUTHOR

      emievil 

      8 years ago from Philippines

      :D that will be great :)

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      Ultimate Hubber 

      8 years ago

      I'll do it just for the sake of making it easy for you Emie. LOLLLL! :D

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      emievil 

      8 years ago from Philippines

      @Ms. Lita, thanks. :)

      @UH, be my guest! Will love to read your hub about your 50 hubs. It would make it easier for me to see which I've read and which I've not LOL :).

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      Ultimate Hubber 

      8 years ago

      Great! You did 99! write your 100th on a special topic. Now would you mind if I write a hub about my 50 hubs like a copy cat? LOL

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      Lita C. Malicdem 

      8 years ago from Philippines

      Wow, Emie, That's a kangaroo leap you did here. Congratulations! By this time you must have reached an additional 10-mark. Good work!

    • emievil profile imageAUTHOR

      emievil 

      8 years ago from Philippines

      @Henrietta, thanks :).

      @Shaz, hey no problem. I got the idea from another hubber and sunforged. It's nice to have a hub journal and I intend to have one every 50 hubs or so :).

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      shazwellyn 

      8 years ago from Great Britain

      A very clever piece of writing! Watch out for my hub on my 50! Well... the sincerest form of flattery is that of imitation! I hope you are flattered! x

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      Henrietta Chloe 

      8 years ago from Manila, Philippines

      Wow! Almost a hundred in just 7 months! Looking forward to your hundredth!

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      emievil 

      8 years ago from Philippines

      @Cari Jean, hey don't force it. You'll get to 50 and then to 100 in no time at all. :) Thanks for your comment.

      @Money Glitch, you're welcome. I've been thinking of writing this since my 50th hub but figured I still have several ideas on my head. When I am at a loss of what to write, I thought it was time to write this :). Thanks.

      @Dame and jill, thank you. My 100th hub, hopefully, will come out within this week. Hopefully :).

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      jill of alltrades 

      8 years ago from Philippines

      Congratulations Emie! You are awesome! 99 hubs in 7 months, WOW! I'm so proud of you! And happy for you!

      Here's to your 100th soon!

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      Dame Scribe 

      8 years ago from Canada

      Congratulations! and cheers to the future 100! :)

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      Money Glitch 

      8 years ago from Texas

      Awesome idea emievil! Recently I've watch some of my favorite and best scoring hubs disappear from my profile page. This is an excellent way of making those hubs still available for others to read. Thanks so much for sharing your first 50 hubs and congrats on the 99 hubs and 99 hubscore! :)

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      Cari Jean 

      8 years ago from Bismarck, ND

      WOW! 99 hubs in 7 months, that's impressive. I've been here about 8 months and am striving for 50. Great work!

    • emievil profile imageAUTHOR

      emievil 

      8 years ago from Philippines

      Dear all, thanks for your great comments. Having followers like you makes it worth while to produce these hubs. :) Hope you never get tired of reading my work :).

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      Ken R. Abell 

      8 years ago from ON THE ROAD

      Congratulations. Continued happy hubbing...

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      dohn121 

      8 years ago from Hudson Valley, New York

      Gosh! I read a lot of these hubs in accordance with the different colored text to each link. Congrats in advance to your 100 hubs, Emie! I'm almost there as well :D

      Dohn

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      _cheryl_ 

      8 years ago from California

      Congrats on hub #99! Your hubs are great, I'm lookin out for you next one =)

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      Hello, hello, 

      8 years ago from London, UK

      Congratulation on you achievement.

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      Laura du Toit 

      8 years ago from South Africa

      Congratulations on both your 99th Hub and 99 Hubber's score! You have such a wide range of material that I'm not at all surprised at your huge following and high scores. Keep up the good work Emi!

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