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Recipe for a Winning Hub

Updated on July 31, 2019
From the Files of KoffeeKlatch Gals
From the Files of KoffeeKlatch Gals

A Cup of This and a Pinch of That...

A cup of this and a pinch of that, put all the right ingredients together and you will have yourself a winning HubPages Hub. No it's not easy, it takes a lot of work, but any good recipe does.

This recipe includes many special ingredients. Many of these ingredients are an absolute must and some are considered an option. Add your own special touch and creativity to this recipe, make it your own.

Follow this recipe and you will find yourself with a winning hub, one that people will flock in to read.

From the Files of KoffeeKlatch Gals
From the Files of KoffeeKlatch Gals

Winning Hub Recipe

Ingredients:

1 Attention Grabbing Title

3 - 4 sentence introduction, interesting of course

10 -12 great keywords

1 terrific subject, one about which you are knowledgeable

Several dashes of research

3 or more eye-catching pictures, make sure they are copyright free

1 video to amuse or inform

700 to 1000 well written words, correctly spelt

3 to 5 relevant rss links

1 extra special summary

1 map showing where your subject is happening

1 or more insightful polls

1 fun quiz

1 table to better illustrate your subject

A hand full of text capsules each with their own special title

A basket full of creativity

A quick tap of the link suggestion button

Instructions:

  • Carefully read over the ingredients list. Choose your subject and your attention grabbing title. Get together your information along with all of your research.
  • Next start working on your introduction. Make sure it is interesting and gives a little peak into what your article is about. Three to four sentences is usually enough, but it could be longer. You'll know when you get it right.
  • Start getting all of your ducks in a row. In other words, start forming your paragraphs and generally getting your article written.
  • Edit, edit, edit. You don't want any mistake or misspelling to lower your score.
  • Once you have your article written start dividing it into smaller little groups and choose a dynamite little title for each.
  • Start looking at pictures and videos to accentuate your subject. Choose a couple of pictures or so, the amount is your choice. If you see a relevant video add that in also.
  • By now you should be able to choose the way you want to set up your hub to it's advantage. Move around text and picture boxes until you find a look that appeals to you.
  • Make sure you add rss links, backlinks and keywords.
  • This is where you add the polls, quizzes and other fun things. Make sure they are relevant to your hub. I often use a callout that is related to the content.
  • Top all of these things off with a super-duper summary.
  • Most importantly - have fun, enjoy yourself.

From the files of KoffeeKlatch Gals
From the files of KoffeeKlatch Gals

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2011 Susan Hazelton

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