How do I take a break?

Jump to Last Post 1-13 of 13 discussions (18 posts)
  1. Marsei profile image92
    Marseiposted 5 years ago

    I need a break from HP but would like to eventually come back.  Is there a way to close my site down temporarily and come back to it later or should I just leave it as is and take a break?

  2. Shadesbreath profile image83
    Shadesbreathposted 5 years ago

    Just leave it. Your articles will continue to do their thing while you are away.

  3. Victoria Lynn profile image91
    Victoria Lynnposted 5 years ago

    Oh, yes, definitely leave it alone. You might have be pleasantly surprised at how well your articles are doing when you return. No need to take them down; then you would have to start all over again with them.

  4. Anti-Valentine profile image95
    Anti-Valentineposted 5 years ago

    That's why they refer to it as passive income. smile

  5. StayAwakeNow profile image61
    StayAwakeNowposted 5 years ago

    Keep them up. If you're lucky, they'll start going viral and you'll even earn from them eventually.

  6. Simone Smith profile image93
    Simone Smithposted 5 years ago

    I agree with the gang, Marsei. And keep in mind that you can adjust your email settings to not send you anything by checking the "Vacation (pause all notifications)" box under My Account > Profile > Email Settings: https://hubpages.com/my/profile/email

    1. sallybea profile image97
      sallybeaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      As always, great advice

  7. ritsukakunx profile image52
    ritsukakunxposted 5 years ago

    Yes, leave them! If you don't leave them, you won't make passive moolah while away! :p

  8. Thelma Alberts profile image90
    Thelma Albertsposted 5 years ago

    I agree to all. You´ll be surprise to what you earn when your away for a while;-)

  9. johndnathan profile image84
    johndnathanposted 5 years ago

    I'm going to redundantly reiterate what everyone else says and say Yes, leave them here to keep getting you more passive income!

    Then when you get back you can check your account, hold your head high and shout "I'm somewhat richer!  MUAHAHAHAHAHAAAHHHH!!!"

    [thunder clap]

  10. summerclark7387 profile image81
    summerclark7387posted 5 years ago

    I just came back to hubpages this week after a year away, only to discover that one of my hubs is being featured, and has had over 13,000 views, giving me my 10,000 accolade without me even knowing!  It was such an awesome surprise for me, so yes it is definitely worth it to keep your Hubs up and running smile

  11. flash167 profile image88
    flash167posted 5 years ago

    I agree, keep them up.  When I first joined Hubpages I wrote one Hub as an experiment and then completely forgot about Hubpages for over a year.

    When I came back I realized that I had made some earnings.  It was only a few cents per month but it was enough to make me want to start writing more often both on Hubpages and my blogs.

  12. fpherj48 profile image78
    fpherj48posted 5 years ago

    Marsei....I've entertained this thought myself, a time or two, but always seem to abandon it, for fear of what a "lull" may do to my account.  I'm glad you posed this question and have received such great replies.   
    So nice to have Simone pop in now and then, to give us "official" info!   She's better than a customer service rep in every aisle at Wal*Mart!! LOL

    1. Victoria Lynn profile image91
      Victoria Lynnposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      LOL, Effer. You are so funny. I totally agree with the customer service rep comment. :-)

      1. fpherj48 profile image78
        fpherj48posted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Vee......I know, really.  I walked around a huge Wal*Mart once, for so long....going over every square foot of floor, looking up and down every aisle....by the time I found one, I walked up to her......and my mind was a total blank.  She asked me what I needed and I said, "I'll be damned if I know."

        1. johndnathan profile image84
          johndnathanposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          All the bright and varied colors wiped your memory.  It happens to all of us... except dogs, since they only see in blue and yellow.

        2. Victoria Lynn profile image91
          Victoria Lynnposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          LOL! And when you DON'T need them, they are everywhere, blocking the aisles, bugging you to death with "Finding everything okay?" Geez!!

  13. Marsei profile image92
    Marseiposted 5 years ago

    Thank you all for your good advice and I will do just that, leave them up and running.  Thanks again for taking time to answer.
    marsei

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)