1000 Posts and a Rising star

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  1. StitchTheDamned profile image73
    StitchTheDamnedposted 5 years ago

    I am so so happy right now! My total views have finnally climbed to over 1,000 and one of my Hubs has been selected as a Rising Star. I've been steadily working on improving my Hubs and apparently it is working!
    How excited were you to hit 1,000 views?

    1. Simone Smith profile image92
      Simone Smithposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Congratulations, StitchTheDamned!! You are making such fantastic progress. I honestly can't remember when I hit the 1,000 view mark- I'm oddly blind to traffic for the most part- but it is kind of mind boggling when one imagines a crowd of 1,000 people looking at your work... O____O

      Well done!

      1. StitchTheDamned profile image73
        StitchTheDamnedposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Thank you! I didn't expect that many views, really. So it is so exciting. smile

    2. profile image0
      Beth37posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I would have been excited about 1000 views, but I fear they were all my own.
      How do you become a rising star? It sounds very Disney-like and exciting.

      1. StitchTheDamned profile image73
        StitchTheDamnedposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        I don't even know, really. I got an e-mail last week saying that my Hub was nominated.

    3. prettydarkhorse profile image63
      prettydarkhorseposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Congrats!

      1. StitchTheDamned profile image73
        StitchTheDamnedposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Thank you!

    4. wowtgp profile image60
      wowtgpposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I have just recently hit 1000 views past week, and since then I have got another 700 views within one week. It's feels amazing to get first 1000 views as it feels like people are paying attention to what you have to say.

      1. StitchTheDamned profile image73
        StitchTheDamnedposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Oh wow. That is a LOT of views in one week! I completely agree. It does feel so great to know that that many people are interested in my writing.

    5. WalterPoon profile image77
      WalterPoonposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Congratulations, StitchTheDamned... progress is what motivates us. You asked: "How excited were you to hit 1,000 views?"

      My reply: When you look back years later, you would be surprised why you were so happy to reach 1,000 views. These days, when I get $3.00 a day from Google AdSense for my own websites, I told my mum, "Only $3.00!". And my mum reminded me how happy I was when I received my first 10 cents from AdSense that I called her on the phone, just to tell her that!

      I have a video on the Bersih rally, a rally calling for free and fair elections in Malaysia. I created the video when the call was made about a month prior to the event. It was a bummer. But just 3 days before the actual event, it was chalking more than 100,000 views a day and in the end, I chalked up more than 400,000 views just from this one video alone. Moral of the story: External events do make a big difference in our page views. It's sometimes a hit and miss.

      "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values" is a 1974 philosophical novel which explores the Metaphysics of Quality. The first of Robert M. Pirsig's texts, the novel entered the Guinness Book of Records for being rejected by 121 publishers, more than any other bestselling book. The book sold 5 million copies worldwide... I will be happy, if I ever publish a book and sell just 5,000 copies, LOL.

      1. StitchTheDamned profile image73
        StitchTheDamnedposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        That is interesting to hear your point of view on that. I can see in a few years that 1,000 views seem like nothing. It is so exciting in the beginning though! 400,000 views? Holy crap. I can't even imagine getting that many.
        I will have to look into that book. I love reading and that sounds interesting!

        1. WalterPoon profile image77
          WalterPoonposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          StitchTheDamned, neither do I. Even the organization that taught me video-editing haven't garner that much views for a single video so far! My 2nd highest YouTube video garnered 90,000 odd views... also unexpected.

          Moral of the story is you don't know which hub is going to hit the big time. The more you do, the greater your chance.

          1. StitchTheDamned profile image73
            StitchTheDamnedposted 5 years agoin reply to this

            That is very good advice. You can't bank everything on a single Hub or video. The more there are, the better the chances of hitting a great one. Thank you for the advice!

    6. WalterPoon profile image77
      WalterPoonposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I just noticed that the title of this forum post is wrong. It should be "1,000 Page Views and a Rising Star".

      1. StitchTheDamned profile image73
        StitchTheDamnedposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Ha. i just realized that too. I must have been too excited and overlooked that.

    7. joanveronica profile image80
      joanveronicaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Hey, congrats and welcome to the site! I hope you have a great future here.

      1. StitchTheDamned profile image73
        StitchTheDamnedposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Thank you so much!

  2. Marcy Goodfleisch profile image95
    Marcy Goodfleischposted 5 years ago

    Congrats on a job well done!   And welcome to the site!!!

    1. StitchTheDamned profile image73
      StitchTheDamnedposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you!

  3. Sugahware profile image91
    Sugahwareposted 5 years ago

    Congrats! I too, just won a rising star, reached over 1000 views, and have officially made 0.83! Yay.  I am so stoked!

    1. StitchTheDamned profile image73
      StitchTheDamnedposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you! And congratulations to you too!

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    SonQuioey10posted 5 years ago

    Congratulations. Pretty excited until I saw the 10,000 mark for views. Whoof. Still working on that. Congrats.

    1. StitchTheDamned profile image73
      StitchTheDamnedposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you! I am sure that you will make it. Just time and effort. smile

  5. shielamaeparreno profile image71
    shielamaeparrenoposted 5 years ago

    wow! congrats sticththedamned! how did you do that? some tips pls?

    1. StitchTheDamned profile image73
      StitchTheDamnedposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you! Honestly, I haven't done a whole lot besides writing and sharing the links. I try to write at least one Hub every week. Once I publish it, I share the link on Facebook, Pinterest and Stumbleupon. Honestly, I have gotten very very few views from the external sites. Most of the views have come from Google and Hubpages.

  6. Spence Bailey profile image59
    Spence Baileyposted 5 years ago

    Awesome job! I'm closing in on 100 views as well. I recently ame back to HubPages last week and sadly this week is a bit hectic for me and I have so much on my mind to Hub about!

    I, too, was a Raising Star once. I was surprised, too. Because I was REALLY new when I was picked, I think it was my 6th Hub or something like that.

    Keep up the good work!

    1. StitchTheDamned profile image73
      StitchTheDamnedposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you! That is definitely good to have a mind full of ideas!
      I suppose that is somewhat the point of it, to pick a very very new Hubber. I was really shocked by it, too. I love writing, but I have never gotten much recognition for it in the past.

  7. lady rain profile image94
    lady rainposted 5 years ago

    Congratulations! I remember the feeling was pretty ecstatic when I reached 1000 views, but waiting for it to reach that magic number was like watching the grass grow!!

    1. StitchTheDamned profile image73
      StitchTheDamnedposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Haha. I bet. I have tried not to focus on the views too much, just because I want to focus on the writing, but I can agree!!

  8. Vlorsutes profile image83
    Vlorsutesposted 5 years ago

    Congratulations. That's really great to hear that you're getting the recognition you deserve stitch!

    1. StitchTheDamned profile image73
      StitchTheDamnedposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you so much! I appreciate it.

  9. baja2013 profile image69
    baja2013posted 5 years ago

    Congratulation from my side to.
    This is what inspire me to continue with my hubs. I made a pause and hope to be back soon. Also went over 1.000. Unfortunatelly, I wasn't active quite well and I would like to start again.
    Good work and thank you for inspiration!

    1. StitchTheDamned profile image73
      StitchTheDamnedposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you! I am glad to offer the inspiration. Best of luck to you on getting back to writing!

  10. Ceres Schwarz profile image21
    Ceres Schwarzposted 5 years ago

    Congratulations on this wonderful achievement smile. I also felt really happy when I reached 1,000 views and received the accolade for it. For those that have been here a while and have passed such a milestone many times over, it may not seem like much, but for those who are new here, it can be such a good feeling to see that your hubs have been viewed a thousand times and you know it can't all be your views.

    1. StitchTheDamned profile image73
      StitchTheDamnedposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you so much. I am sure that it really does seem like nothing to hit 1,000 views for those that have been here for a long time

  11. Alphadogg16 profile image90
    Alphadogg16posted 5 years ago

    Congrats!!! Keep it up

    1. StitchTheDamned profile image73
      StitchTheDamnedposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you!

  12. krisaclark profile image68
    krisaclarkposted 5 years ago

    Congrats on the achievement! Myself being very new to this, I only have 31 views and I can't wait to hit some of the bigger milestones. Got to stay motivated and keep at it!

    1. StitchTheDamned profile image73
      StitchTheDamnedposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you! And definitely! Keep at it. The views will come in no time!

  13. Kathryn Stratford profile image88
    Kathryn Stratfordposted 5 years ago

    Oh, yeah, I saw one of your hubs listed on the newsletter as being nominated for the Rising Star. Congrats! The 1,000 views is a big milestone, as well.

    1. StitchTheDamned profile image73
      StitchTheDamnedposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you so much! I hope that I am able to achieve another 1,000 in no time. smile

  14. profile image0
    Joanne M Olivieriposted 5 years ago

    Congrats!!! That is fantastic!

    1. StitchTheDamned profile image73
      StitchTheDamnedposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you!

  15. earner profile image87
    earnerposted 5 years ago

    Congratulations.

    I didn't notice my first 1,000 views, now I get 1000+ most days, which isn't "a lot" in the bigger scheme of things ... There's an accolade/icon when you get to 1,000,000 views; I'm approaching 2,000,000 views and apparently I won't get a new icon, it'll still just say 1,000,000.

    See you in a couple of years when you're back here to tell us about your first 1,000,000.

    All the best!

    1. StitchTheDamned profile image73
      StitchTheDamnedposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Oh wow. 1,000 views in one day? That seems so crazy. I am sure with a lot of work and dedication to writing that I might be able to get that as well. Congrats to you on so many views! And thank you

  16. Thelma Alberts profile image91
    Thelma Albertsposted 5 years ago

    Congratulations! Very well done!

    1. StitchTheDamned profile image73
      StitchTheDamnedposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you!

  17. Toytasting profile image66
    Toytastingposted 5 years ago

    Hey congratulations! I myself have recently hit 1000 views and can relate to your excitement. Well done & keep it up!

    1. StitchTheDamned profile image73
      StitchTheDamnedposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you! And congratulations on hitting 1,000 views as well!

  18. ZungTran profile image82
    ZungTranposted 5 years ago

    Congratulations, StitchTheDamned! I've got a Rising Star last week too, but still on my way to 1,000 views. Hope will catch up with you soon too smile

    1. StitchTheDamned profile image73
      StitchTheDamnedposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Congratulations on the Rising Star! I am sure that you will reach 1,000 views as well. That accolade does help drive traffic from hubPages. smile

  19. livingsta profile image95
    livingstaposted 5 years ago

    Congratulations and all the best :-)

    1. StitchTheDamned profile image73
      StitchTheDamnedposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you!

  20. Rich W2K profile image90
    Rich W2Kposted 5 years ago

    Congratulations. It seems like your post has attracted many rising stars and authors with over 1,000 views., including me. Let's keep up the great work and meet up again at the 10,000 mark wink

    1. StitchTheDamned profile image73
      StitchTheDamnedposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you! And congratulations to you as well. 10,000 views sounds like another great meeting point. Who ever reaches 10,000 first, be sure to create a thread!

  21. mommyhood profile image60
    mommyhoodposted 5 years ago

    Congrats StitchTheDamned! I'm a candidate as a RIsing Star for my Preeclampsia article : hubpages.com/topics/health/2155 . I've been lagging on getting articles out since I recently moved and take care of my newborn, I hope to reach the 1,000 mark sometime soon like you smile  It's cool that Hubpages has the diversity of articles written on here by all the hubbers. I seriously get lost in all the amazingness put out by writers like you and others. Keep up the good work!

    1. StitchTheDamned profile image73
      StitchTheDamnedposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Congratulations on the nomination and on your new little one! I know how difficult it is to get anything done with a newborn. Take your time and enjoy these moments. HubPages will be here waiting when you have more time to yourself. big_smile Best of luck to you on everything!

  22. faythef profile image52
    faythefposted 5 years ago

    Congratulations...

    1. StitchTheDamned profile image73
      StitchTheDamnedposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you!

  23. UnnamedHarald profile image95
    UnnamedHaraldposted 5 years ago

    1000 views was a huge milestone for me. It seemed to take forever, but I just kept writing hubs and it happened. Then it seemed that I'd never see 10,000, but I kept going. Then 100,000. And now I know I'll never hit a million smile. Congratulations. Keep on keepin' on.

    1. StitchTheDamned profile image73
      StitchTheDamnedposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Oh wow! That is great. Those are a lot of views! I can't imagine hitting a million views. That would be amazing. lol. Thank you!

  24. ossmedia profile image60
    ossmediaposted 5 years ago

    Well congrates, this is a good achievement in hubpages.

    1. StitchTheDamned profile image73
      StitchTheDamnedposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you! smile

 
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