The Dummy's Guide to Writing on HubPages
While doing research and writing, I have compiled a number of hubs that provide a sort of step-by-step guide for the new huber. These hubs, some my own and some written by other authors, provide a introductory guide to writing at HubPages.
The articles are grouped by category, and I have included the best hubs that I have written and found.
Setting up a HubPages Account
The first step in writing for HubPages is to set up a HubPages account. If you have not already, you may create an account at the following URL:
When you arrive at the HubPages home page, click on the circle on the right that says "SIGN UP NOW" or you can click on the "join" link at the top of the page.
Choose Your Username Carefully
- Real Name or Pseudonym
An author should think carefully about the type of name to use when publishing material. Should the author use an assumed name or given name? The answer often lies in the types of material that the author will publish.
Create Your First Hub
You either joined HubPages to engage in a meaningful writing experience or to leave comments on other peoples hubs. If the former is the case then you need to create a hub to practice your writing skills.
- Creating Your First Hub On HubPages.com
Creating your first hub can be very easy if you know how to do it. In this tutorial I will walk you through all the necessary steps to begin you Hubs carrier and creating your first Hub. Without further...
Learn the Strings
You would not want to violate any rules as a new or experienced huber. Gain insight into what is and is not accepted on HubPages.
- The Unofficial Rules for HubPages
I'm just a loyal and active Hubber, who probably pays more attention than most to what's being said on the forums. The evidence of this can be seen on my HubScore hub. I say that this hub is unofficial,...
Improve Your Writing Skills
Practice, practice, practice. Each hub that you write should demonstrate some natural improvements over previous hubs. The way to improve your writing is to practice writing and when you think you have written enough, write some more.
- How to Improve Your Article Writing Skills
Improving writing skills is not just about the correction of grammer, the appropiate use of vocubulary etc. It is also about the ability to be able to capture the reader's attention through your content, and...
- Improve Writing Skills with Connotation: Verbs and Adjectives
This is the second entry in my online writing classes. The first covered the basic essay format. This entry in my writing courses will discuss how to improve writing skills by using colorful verbs and...
Earn Money with Your Hubs
If you are looking for a way to earn a little home income then HubPages could be the right place, as long as you follow the practice step above. However, do not make the author's mistake. The chances that you could write a single hub and earn a sizable home-income from that hub is quite low but the possibilities increase with each hub published.
- Monetize Your Hubs
The best way to make money on HubPages is to monetize your hubs. As a matter of fact, the only way to make money on the Internet, or anywhere else is to convince someone to buy something. HubPages make...
Promote Your Hubs
Nothing will increase your confidence more than the feeling you experience when visitors read your hubs and leave positive comments. However, to experience this feeling you will need readers and that means visitors to HubPages must visit and read your hubs. Promoting your hubs is a must -- you can become your own best traffic generator.
- It Works! - How to Promote Your Website: Sunforged's 60 Day Challenge - My Log
I've mentioned participation in various HubPages features as a means to promoting your Hubs and gaining readership and other traffic in How to Drive Traffic to Your Hub with Participation. One of those...
One very natural feeling when things do not go well is that the results are not worth the effort. This is especially true in the beginning of an endeavor. An author starts writing and feels that those efforts should lead to an immediate reward; when they do not, the desire to give up or quit may take over. These feelings can be overcome by staying focused on a goal with the knowledge that the effort will pay off in the end. Learn to stay focused.
- Maintain Your Focus: Tips on How to Keep Yourself Motivated
Keeping your focus can be difficult to do sometimes but by utilizing these tips you can maintain your energy to goals accomplished.
Soft Skills for Everyone
What are soft skills and why a module about soft skills here?
Soft skills are those skills outside of the technical arena that most people lack to one degree or another. A quick list of soft skills would include the following:
- Time management
- Personal relationships
- Stress Management
- Practice Time Management Skills
Time management is one of the most important soft skills and one of the hardest soft skills to master. Following a method to prioritize tasks and creating a plan to accomplish those tasks leads to developing good time management skills.
- What Constitute a Balanced Life?
All areas of life require bakance for individuals to grow and prosper. But how does one achieve that balance?
- Stress Management by HydroJohn88
Stress can destroy any worthy endeavor. You cannot eliminate all stress but you can learn ways to manage stress.