HubPages Helping Hand
That's what friends are for....
A tad bit of history about me. I have a tendency to just jump head first into something that interests me. If it's appealing I stay around and wade in the water exploring the environment. I find instructions boring. I prefer the challenge of discovering how to do things on my own. I don't read instructions, that's too time consuming. I don't follow a game plan, I just do.
Yes there are many, many times that I had to go back and start from scratch because I did it my way. Sure, my method could be aggravating at times. Yet, when my method works in my favor I'm overjoyed.
I'm more of a hands on learner. I head towards the middle and look around at my surroundings and try to figure out a way to head in the right direction. Most times it's a challenge that I enjoy, but can be overwhelming. Often times I throw my hands up and ask for assistance. That's just me. I tend to enjoy making things difficult for myself. I've never been one to take the easy way out. Well, not all the time.
With A Little Help From My Friends.....
This is how I began my HubPages Journey...
I came across an article that someone had written and it caught my interest. I did some research into hubs and decided to give it a try. I wrote my first one. Then I proceeded to write a few more. I found it interesting yet extremely confusing as to whether I was following the rules and guidelines correctly.
Do you think I would have stopped and read the guidelines? I did stop and think but still told myself I can do this without direction. Since then I have gone and read some of the guidelines. At times we all need a bit of guidance. It's beneficial to get the job done the right way. At least that's what I continue to tell myself.
I then received a message that contained a compliment about one of my hubs. I was thrilled. My self confidence received a bit of a boost and I responded. It was from then on that I began to truly learn how to hub in this club.
With the helping hand of a hubber I went full steam ahead and dove right into more hubs that even impressed me, which isn't easy. He's taught me tricks of the trade that I had no idea existed. The time and effort put forth by my fellow hubber has been much appreciated and I promise to pay it forward.
I've learned that there are good people out there who will do things for others just because they choose to. They don't expect anything in return, it's just in their nature and that makes me happy. Being there for a stranger or a friend is commendable of any person. I'm honored to say I've had the pleasure of knowing my fellow hubber.
I have confidence that he will be there for my next roadblock or bump in the road. No question was left unanswered. I was steered in the direction I needed to be. I was guided when I thought I was lost. I wasn't ever ignored even if I did get annoying....trust me I can be.
We are all in this boat together. We throw out the life saver when fellow hubbers need a helping hand. We drop the anchor if need be to get our ducks in a row. Hubbing is a world of it's own and I'm happy to be a part of it. Thank you cogerson for your guidance and patience! This hub's for you!
I have since met many other hubbers who have gone above and beyond to reach out to help fellow writers. That's what friends are for.
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