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Best Online Writing Site - 30 Great Things about HubPages

Updated on December 22, 2014

What's so great about HubPages?

Not very long ago, I saw this question asked: What do you like about HubPages? I'm sure that every hubber on here could answer that question with a number of answers. Many of the responses would be similar because HubPages is a great site. As for me, why do I personally like HubPages? Gosh, there are so many reasons. I don't mind sharing. How about 30 to start with?

Thumbs Up to HubPages!

My doodle attempt at a thumbs up to HubPages with my apologies to Mark Ewbie, master of stickmen!
My doodle attempt at a thumbs up to HubPages with my apologies to Mark Ewbie, master of stickmen! | Source

30 of My Top Reasons for Liking HubPages

Here are thirty of my top reasons for enjoying writing on HubPages. Perhaps you could add some additional ones.

1. HubPages is a cool name.

2. You can write about a variety of topics.

3. You can get feedback on your writing almost immediately.

4. You learn about online resources.

5. You can meet people from all over the world.

6. It doesn't take long to develop your own online writers' support group.

7. It's exciting to see your work in print!

8. It's great to read other types of writing.

9. Writers get ideas of what to write about.

10. We can learn new info from informative hubs.

11. It's a great learning experience in which we can improve upon our mistakes.

12. We can revise as much as we want (see number 11).

13. There's always the hope to make money on this site.

14. It's exciting to learn about different cultures.

15. I meet some really cool people.

16. Of course I meet really talented people.

17. I have even met some really caring people.

18. And some of the people I meet are really funny!

19. It's cool to meet fellow writers on this journey.

20. Believe it or not, friends on HubPages often become more real than friends on Facebook.

21. Once you make a few cents, you can say, I'm a writer.

22. Or, another cool thing you can say, "I'm a freelance writer."

23. HubPages is a great excuse to spend hours on the computer.

24. HubPages is free to use!

25. You can tell people nonchalantly that you've been doing a lot of writing (cool, mysterious writer).

26. If you embarrass yourself too much on HubPages, at least you can feel pretty certain that you can avoid ever seeing your fellow hubbers again.

27. You are building a great portfolio of writing samples.

28. Sometimes someone does a Google search and comes up with YOUR article. How cool is that?

29. You feel part of a caring and supportive community.

30. It sounds so much cooler to say that you write "hubs" rather than "lenses" or "wizzes"? Or whatever those other sites call their articles. "Happy hubbing" sounds cool. What does happy lensing mean? Or happy squidooing? Happy squidding? And happy wizzing just sounds too personal. Happy wizzing? Seriously?

Oops . . . #31!

And the number one reason I like HubPages...(drumroll, please)... is simply all you people reading this. Okay, maybe it's not the number one reason--or maybe it is--but it's a darn good and special reason. Oops, that was number 31. Well, having all of you folks reading this right now is a bonus.

Glad you read this one. Please comment below if you'd like to mention some of your own reasons for liking or loving HubPages! Maybe I can add yours to mine and get up to FIFTY reasons to like HubPages!

Disclaimer: No disrespect was intended toward other writing sites. I do love HubPages, but I have nothing against those other places. My humor--or sarcasm--is all in fun! Happy hubbing!


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      Victoria Lynn 3 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      LOL, Kathleen! Get that creativity going!!!

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      Victoria Lynn 3 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Kathleen, you didn't hijack my hub! I'm glad it triggered your creativity. I'm waiting now on your next hub!!! :-)

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      Victoria Lynn 3 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Glad you agree, Rebecca!

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      Victoria Lynn 3 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      sallybea, I think you're right about people getting their starts on HubPages. Have you written about the direction you've gone? If not, that would be a wonderfully inspiring hub!

      I love the community, too! About the sticklady, I think she actually caught Ewbie's attention to read the hub at some point, but I can never compete with his drawings. He displays so much with such simple yet expressive figures!

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      Victoria Lynn 3 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Kathleen--I'm glad you liked my stick figure. It's fun for someone who can't draw to draw and see how it turns out. LOL!

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      Kathleen Cochran 3 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia

      Might throw it to the wolves in a forum!!!

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      Victoria Lynn 3 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Kathleen--Your list is awesome!!LOL. You should incorporate it in a hub! So funny! Thanks!

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      Kathleen Cochran 3 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia

      Sorry if I hijacked your hub! You triggered the first burst of creativity (I use the word loosely) in weeks!

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      Victoria Lynn 3 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Sunshine--I hear ya! Effer is a hoot! We should definitely keep her around, naughty as she may be!

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      Victoria Lynn 3 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      WiccanSage--I totally agree! I have actually given up some of my tedious jobs that involved writing for other people. I didn't enjoy it. I need to find more things I like in order to make money. I do like HubPages, and I need to publish more often. That would help. Thanks for commenting. I appreciate your input.

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      Victoria Lynn 3 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      kaiyan717--You made FOUR FIGURES IN A WEEK??? Wow--that's something that rarely occurs. How did you do it? I guess I'm not writing the right kind of articles. I hope to one day write one that is that successful! Congrats! That's awesome! Which one is it? I'd like to read it.

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      Victoria Lynn 3 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Effer, you're right. My chick's thumbs are AWFUL! I'm kind of a draw it once kind of girl. I didn't want to have to re-do the thumbs. LOL! Yeah, I think she slammed them. LOL. You are such a bad girl--so, so funny!!!

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      Victoria Lynn 3 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Thank, Sherry!Glad you're happy at HP!

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      Victoria Lynn 3 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Thank, Audrey! Much appreciated!

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      Victoria Lynn 3 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      DzyMsLizzy--When are you EVER not tactful? :-) Glad you enjoyed the hub!

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      Rebecca Mealey 3 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

      You covered the best things about HubPages very thoroughly. I so agree!

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      Sally Gulbrandsen 3 years ago from Norfolk

      I love HubPages because it has helped me realize my own writing ambitions - though the intended direction turned out quite different from that which I intended.

      I love the community here and the bonus on top is that sometimes I earn money from it too.

      I love you sticklady, seems like Mark Ewbie has a match here made in heaven.

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      Kathleen Odenthal Romano 3 years ago from Bayonne, New Jersey

      hah! i loved this, i was immediately drawn in by the stick figure drawing! loved it.

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      Kathleen Cochran 3 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia

      Victoria: Reading your hub led to this train of thought:

      Top 10 Reasons for Not Finishing a Hub

      10. The dog ate it.

      9. The restraining order went into effect before I could get my spouse to finish explaining how I’d ruined his life.

      8. The cop said writing on a public building, even just the side, was vandalism.

      7. I finally learned what copyright infringement meant.

      6. I have so many unfeatured hubs, the icon appeared before I got a chance to hit “publish.”

      5. Somebody else’s hub was exactly like mine and became the HOD.

      4. I decided I could leave it half finished and Bubblews would take it any way.

      3. My agent called and the movie deal for my novel went through.

      2. Billybuc is still proofing the first two-thirds.

      1. The HP staff says “How I Lost My Virginity” won’t get past the title tuner.

      (Sorry! I've been watching a lot of Letterman lately - Great topic!) SHARING

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      Victoria Lynn 3 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      LOL, Effer! I'm sure you're fine! No infraction! :-)

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      Linda Bilyeu 3 years ago from Orlando, FL

      OMG! Effer's comment about the thumbs! LOL! No wonder we love her, she's just a hoot and holler! :)

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      Mackenzie Sage Wright 3 years ago

      Awesome, nice job. I do enjoy writing for Hubpages as well, it's helped me maintain my sanity in this last year, lol. I get so sick of writing for other people, the things they want me to write about, and I was longing for some artistic freedom. While I never complain about having work and I'm so glad I am able to make a living as a writer doing what I love, there's something to be said for an outlet for your creativity and passions.

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      kaiyan717 3 years ago from West Virginia

      I love that I made four figures in a week from something I wrote years ago...how cool is that? Love Hubpages!

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      Paula 3 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      Hey Vee......I'm back.....I hope you're up to some humor today! You know how much I love you, GF...but I think maybe Mark can give some quick lessons in "Stick Art."......I mean.....honey.....your stick chick's thumbs!! LMAO......Did she slam them both with a hammer? LOL! (actually, her left thumb scared me.....it looks an awful lot like part of a man's anatomy)....ROFLMAO....or, is that my nasty mind??! Hey...I couldn't help myself!

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      Sherry Hewins 3 years ago from Sierra Foothills, CA

      Those are all good reasons, I've been pretty happy here.

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      Audrey Howitt 3 years ago from California

      Clever write Vicky!!

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      Liz Elias 3 years ago from Oakley, CA

      Excellent reasons, all. Can I think of any others? Nope, I think you've got it pretty well covered!

      ("Wizzing" ...LOL ... indeed..)

      There are, indeed many kind, caring and helpful folks here, as I've found out first hand. They even put up with me when I've had a bad day and my training in being tactful falls out the window. ;)

      Voted up, interesting, awesome and shared.

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      Paula 3 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      LOL!!! Oops! I didn't SEE mine show up in the thread so I went back and shared it again.....hope that's not some infraction!! Yikes!

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      Victoria Lynn 3 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      LOL Effer! I actually saw your hub, so I shared this one, too! haha. I'll have to read yours again, too! :-)

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      Paula 3 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      Vee......Love this hub! and of course, also agree with every word! We are thinking on the very same wavelength today. Just a while ago, I shared an older hub of mine about reasons to join HP!! Although I don't see it on the thread....?? Oh well....anyway, funny we're thinking alike today! Peace, GF! Effer

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      Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      MissJamieD--I'm glad you agree! :-)

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      MissJamieD 4 years ago from Minnes-O-ta

      This is fabulous!! Your list is spot-on and I agree with everything you said. There are a million reasons to like Hubpages, but you noted some of the most important. Great job!

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Ritambhara Om--What nice compliments--thank you! That's funny what you said about "fake book." I think HubPages is a great place to be!

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      Ritambhara Om 5 years ago

      excellent hub, i feel more proud to be the part of hubpages in place of facebook, face book is like fake book to me ....i m proud of it ...i love your hub and your writing dear....i want to be a great write like you....i would love to get some of your comments for as a guideline.

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Cool, prairiep--I'll have to check yours out, too. Yeah, I would suspect some would be the same. I wonder if you're on my related hubs list. I'll have to check. :-)

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      Sharilee Swaity 5 years ago from Canada

      Victoria, I just wrote one of my own. It was 99 reasons and it was hard to get that many! I noticed yours on the side of mine, as I was writing it. Some of my reasons are the same as yours but I guess that's normal. Great list!

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      WannaB--I'll have to read your hub! I have heard some good things about Wizzley, too. Thanks for the great comments.

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      Barbara Radisavljevic 5 years ago from Templeton, CA

      You've mentioned some of my reasons, but not all. I just wrote a hub about mine. I have written for both Wizzley and Squidoo and now Zujava, too, but not much. They all have some good features, but HubPages is thus far my favorite. Don't knock Wizzley, though. It's one of the newer kids on the block, but people are doing well there.

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Cool! Thanks, Angie!

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      angie ashbourne 5 years ago

      Hi! Awesome Hub! Angie

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      That could be important, tobey100. hahaha. Funny....

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Ditto, Vellur! Keeping on writing is a biggie!

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      tobey100 5 years ago from Whites Creek, Tennessee

      If I might add a 32nd. Hubpages keeps me from talking to myself. Excellent.

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      Nithya Venkat 5 years ago from Dubai

      Great hub and yes I love Hubpages too, simply because it's a wonderful site to be in, meet new people, make knew friends and keep on writing and writing.

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      KrystalD--You're right about HP putting our writing and creativity in action regularly.Great one! glad this lifted your hub spirit! :-)

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      KrystalD 5 years ago from Los Angeles

      This is so fun! I like hubpages because it gets me to put my writing and creativity in action on a regular basis. Easly to lose creativity on the everyday grinf of life. Thanks for sharing this. Lifted my hub spirit :)

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      AA--not sure that they actually call them wizzes, but they sound funny. I think the stick figure is definitely quite a likeness. The hair is like mine, too. haha. And the thumbs for sure. Glad you're not angry anymore. And glad you are here!!

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      Augustine A Zavala 5 years ago from Texas

      People write "wizzes?" I thought they only did them. Outstanding stick figure. First time I saw it I knew it was you. I've never seen your hands, but I did imagine your thumbs were bigger than your stick body.

      I used to be angry with Hubpages for changing some of my favorite features, then unpublishing some of my work. I'm over that now. A great community of writers soon to be friends. Thank you for sharing.

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Glad you agree, Movie Master! Thanks!

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Thanks, Ruby! l love your sincere and exuberant comment!

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Victoria, I too love Hubpages for all the reasons you have listed, I can write, learn, read and meet some wonderful people, I can honestly say have become great friends!

      Thank you for this wonderful hub and voted up.

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      Maree Michael Martin 5 years ago from Northwest Washington on an Island

      Wonderful, fantastic, whohoo! I love hubbing too. Great read, great writing.

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Thussays--HubPages really is a classy site. Good one!

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Moms-Secret: I DO think they need more voting choices! Glad you could relate to the reasons!

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      ThussaysNanaMarie 5 years ago from In my oyster

      Spot on! You can develop your hobby through the forum and it is a classy site.

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      thougtforce--Yes, it's addicted, too, here! Glad you liked #21 and the rest....:-)

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Fennelseed--Maybe feeling "safe" does have something to do with our friends here at HP. I have started sharing more of my articles with people I know, which can be scarier, but it feels good when they like them! Yes, we SHOULD say that we "write"!!! Thanks for the great comments!

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      Lissette 5 years ago from Central Florida

      They don't have a button for super cute hub! I loved all the reasons and feel the same but number 20 and 30 really stood out for me. Those were my 'Aye Knnoooww!" moments.

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      So glad, moneycop! You're welcome!

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Thanks, random. Glad I could capture so many reasons that others can relate to!

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      Christina Lornemark 5 years ago from Sweden

      I agree on all the reasons above, once here, we become addicted:) I especially loved your number 21, great to have that sorted out! Wonderful hub about the joy of hubbing!

      Tina

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      Annie Fenn 5 years ago from Australia

      I happily ticked yes, (mentally) to every one of your reasons as I read them. You are very right, I too feel that I know some of my hubber friends better here than on facebook. I think that is because we open our hearts here because we feel safe. I have also started saying here and there to acquaintances that 'I write', they seem impressed and that feels so good. Thank you Victoria, for a great hub. My votes to you!

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      moneycop 5 years ago from JABALPUR

      great..really u have given an insight to our informative mind about hub pages..thank u very much

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      Rose Clearfield 5 years ago from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

      Great job, Victoria! These are all excellent reasons. There are so many reasons that I'm glad on HubPages. You've included many of them in this hub.

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Thanks, Ruchira. Cheers to you, too!

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      It sure is, chrisam! It's neat to read writers from all over the world!

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      ccligirl--I'm doing the same thing--amassing a lot of work here first. I'm exploring and looking at other things, but in the meantime I'm happy here. Hey, fellow grammarian, I figure if you know grammar, then you're allowed to make up words and sentence structures and whatever else as you wish--just for fun! haha. Great comments--thanks!

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Millionaire--Stickwoman and title! Good to know they got your attention. Glad you enjoyed the list! Happy hubbing!

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Thanks, weestro. HP is pretty easy to use, so true. Thanks for the votes!

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Well said, Vicki.

      I support all the above reasons :)

      Cheers!

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      I agree, Ardie! People here GET the need to write. Thanks for the validation!

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Dame Scribe--are you one of the cool nerd herd? :-) haha

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      hazelwood, HubPages IS a wonderful site. A great place to grow. Thanks for reading. Glad you enjoyed the hub!

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      chrisam01 5 years ago from Los Angeles, California, USA

      I really like #5. It's interesting to see people from around the world doing the exact same thing.

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      Cynthia Sageleaf 5 years ago from Western NC

      Yes, I, too, love this site. You summarized this very well. I know people say not to put so much time and effort into one site, but until I amass a great body of work here, I a'int (not a word, I know...fellow grammarian) going anywhere. :D Happy hubbing!

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      Shasta Matova 5 years ago from USA

      The stickwoman drew me in, and the title. You've listed a great list of reasons to love Hubpages. I agree with all of them, although I hadn't thought of them quite the same way. Happy wizzing indeed. LOL. Happy hubbing to all of us.

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      Pete Fanning 5 years ago from Virginia

      Really enjoyed this hub! Great reasons on here. Maybe it's because I started on Hp and not Squidoo but I find Hp much easier to use and a lot more fun. Voted up and awesome!

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      Sondra 5 years ago from Neverland

      Awesome Hub for an awesome group! :) I love HP because I feel like I've finally found a place to fit in. I never felt like people understood my need to write until I found this site. Great Hub Victoria.

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      Dame Scribe 5 years ago

      I like HP because they have a cool nerd herd behind the scenes who are fantastically awesome. :)

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      hazelwood4 5 years ago from Owensboro, Kentucky

      Hubpages is a wonderful site.:) Hubpages is a great place for writers to grow, and learn new things. Thank you for sharing, and I really enjoyed reading all the reasons to like Hubpages.

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Thanks, Sunnie! Glad you like the hub AND the stick figure!

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      Sunnie Day 5 years ago

      Wonderful hub! Love your stick figure lol

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Good to see you, Flora. I would like to try publishing in print media, but I haven't figured out how to start that yet, and I've been so busy here at HP, anyway. I've really enjoyed it but hope to branch out soon. Thanks for your comments!

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Thanks,Sunshine! Those are great comments. I'm touched! HubPages rocks! :-)

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      FloraBreenRobison 5 years ago

      First to Mark: I wondered if you had seen this. If you hadn't I was going to provide the link in a comment on one of your hubs.

      Victoria - great list of reasons to love HP. Previous to HP, all my writing was in print media as far as being a published author is concerned. I had been online for a while as commenting on books, movies etc. on other people's websites but not my own writing.

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Aw, shucks, Mark Ewbie! You just made my day with your compliment! Seriously, coming from the master stickman, that means a lot. :-)

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Charlu--I love the HP family, too! Thanks for the feedback!

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Superb shout-out to HP! Fellow hubbers get the #1 spot on my list and grammar geek, you keep on getting better! WTG!:)

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      Mark Ewbie 5 years ago from Euroland

      Hey you... it worked fine, great even. I just did a slight double take when I noticed it!

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Hey, Mark, thanks for checking out the thumbs up sticklady. It just came to me--haha. Not up to your caliber, but I guess it worked okay for the hub. Glad you checked it out. And the reasons, too. :-)

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      RealHousewife--I'm with you on this one! All great reasons. :-)

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      Charlu 5 years ago from Florida

      I think it's because you have this gigantic supportive family that doesn't judge you. The part about doing a search and having your hub be on the first page (and stay there), calling myself a writer doesn't hurt either.

      Great hub

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      Mark Ewbie 5 years ago from Euroland

      Nice thumbwork Victoria! And a good set of reasons for liking HP of course.

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      Kelly Umphenour 5 years ago from St. Louis, MO

      I love HP! Lol. I love the community support group - the opportunity to be able to publish whatever topic is interesting to me....even my daughters are proud of me and like to read everything I write:))) I appreciate the platform that is not only free and available - but quality writing pays me!! So awesome - I can't believe we get money to do this!! Lol

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      I agree, ishwaryaa22! You are right on with your comments. Hope HubPages continues to be a rewarding journey for you!

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Awesome, Maddie! thanks! Loving HubPages!!!1

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      Ishwaryaa Dhandapani 5 years ago from Chennai, India

      I stumbled upon HubPages by accident and it changed my life positively. In my short HubPages journey, I met many intelligent, friendly and wonderful people whom I happily call my hubber-friends. I learnt a lot from my fellow-hubbers's hubs on exotic places, exciting hobbies, yummy recipes, cute family stories, etc and above all, I could feel their warm and smart personalities through their hubs! Though I wrote few hubs ( I give more importance to quality than quantity), yet I am surprised to receive encouragement from fellow-hubbers. This has been an incredible journey and I am eager to learn more. I am truly blessed to be part of illustrious site!

      All the best for your participation in this contest. Well-done!

      Thanks for SHARING! Rated it awesome. Vote up.

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      haha, JKenny, that's funny. Well said, though. "I'm a freelance writer" has a nice ring to it, huh? :-)

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Thanks, homestead. I know you love hubpages, too! :-)

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      Maddie Ruud 5 years ago from Oakland, CA

      Great list! You've included so many of the reasons I love HubPages, too!