I'm actually really excited that I'm starting the Apprenticeship program in June. But I'm a bit apprehensive, too. Any folks out there already in it want to give a glimpse of what's in store? Particularly, how many hours a month are good to devote to the program? Any tips for getting the most out of it.
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Agreed whole heartedly. That first payout and seeing my traffic go way up in month one was nice and very encouraging. Congrats on the halfway point!
Thanks for commenting, Shanna - I am very excited to begin. I have already drafted one article (I still need to add some media - photos/videos, etc. but the text is done). This is going to be a busy six months!
Thanks, Shanna! The info about time and payout is very encouraging: less time than I was concerned I might have to put in; & a sooner payout. Until now, I've focused on writing, learning my way around, & getting followers. Shifting to focus o
Hi Craftybird - I take it you applied but did not get in this time around. My sympathy, and there are still many ways you can learn to succeed on HubPages. And I admire you for turning jealousy into a positive guide for your own success!
Thanks, Cre8tor! Your thoughts are very encouraging. If I may ask, on average, about how many hours per week are you putting in on HubPages as you do the work of the Apprenticeship program?
And a note to other readers HOTD stands for Hub Of The Day.
The time to me is hard to say for each person but I think Shanna11 is pretty close. It can depend on how far you go in a hub, if you use own photos and if you participate in forums and reading. Just writing your hubs & lessons, I'm at about 5 hrs
Congrats! You should be excited. Month 1 is great and the fruits come quickly for those who commit. You'll see.
I am glad to know the first month is great - I am also glad there is a big emphasis on title selection, because that is the area I have the most difficulty with (I am not an SEO expert, lol)!
Glad you received your titles. I'm still anxiously waiting for mine, so I can get started. But I'm looking forward to the program. I also appreciate the comments of Cre8tor & Shanna11 about the program.
From HubPages, 30 Hubbers/month, selected from those who apply, get 6 mo. training to make money on HubPages. To apply, go My Account, black-letter top menu, far right, click Apprenticeship. See Learning Center, Special Programs, Apprenticeship pgrm.
You're teaching me...I didn't know you could sign up but I believe my group was part 2 of a test run on this. Glad that it's available to all now.
Cre8tor - thanks for being our Guinea pig! The experimental session you are in worked so well that they opened up applications.