Thank You, 7 Years Since First Hub

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  1. Paul Edmondson profile imageSTAFF
    Paul Edmondsonposted 10 years ago

    I want to thank all the Hubbers that make HubPages a pleasure.  Today was the seven year mark since the first Hub.  We have all come a long way since then.  I'm really grateful for the world class community we have here, for the people that come in the office and work hard every day, and how we have learned so much together.  Here is to the next 7!

    1. Hikapo profile image78
      Hikapoposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Muchas Gracias Senor~~~!

    2. LongTimeMother profile image91
      LongTimeMotherposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I'd love to see the first hub. Can you provide a link?

      Congratulations.

    3. snakeslane profile image80
      snakeslaneposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Congratulations!

    4. Barbara Kay profile image74
      Barbara Kayposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Congratulations! Is the very first hub still here? If so, I'd love it if you would share it. I wish I found the site much earlier.

    5. Romeos Quill profile image74
      Romeos Quillposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      You're welcome Paul, and although only having been here a short time, I can see that it is the best site for publishing Hubs of all distinctions, and it is people like yourself, with their dedication, and labour, that make this a world class development.
      Yours Sincerely,
      Romeo's Quill

    6. agvulpes profile image87
      agvulpesposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Paul. Congratulations to you and your crew for giving us such a great platform to work with!!!
      And a great Happy Birthday to HubPages smile

    7. sirama profile image92
      siramaposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Congratulations! Grandpa (I mean for your Authorship, a greeting from a new born)

    8. DrRebeccaSanders profile image67
      DrRebeccaSandersposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Wonderful - - Congratulations to you and the Hub community!  I've just joined Hub Pages, and so far, I think it has been a great move!  Now, if I could only think about good quality hubs to further my own addition.

    9. Phyllis Doyle profile image93
      Phyllis Doyleposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Hey! Happy Birthday HubPages -- may we have many more as we get better each year!
      There have been struggles, writers have come and gone and we lost some very good writers -- yet we still carry on.
      Thank you, Paul, for HubPages and the opportunities in this great community.

  2. Pearldiver profile image67
    Pearldiverposted 10 years ago

    Congrats on all the achievements and hang time...  Wow, 7 years and still... there is a whole lot more to learn!  smile 
    Perhaps the HOTD should be the original posted way back then huh? 

    Well Done Pauls and All... smile

  3. rebekahELLE profile image86
    rebekahELLEposted 10 years ago

    Happy Hub Anniversay!   I'm sure it feels great, regardless of the ups and downs!  You provide a fantastic platform and have helped so many ordinary people in so many ways.  I'm glad I stumbled upon the Facebook ad and clicked to find out more!  Sept. will mark my 4 year anniversary.  smile

    This is the one site that I can say that I check daily.  It feels like home.
    Cheers~~ Rebekah

  4. KDeus profile image92
    KDeusposted 10 years ago

    Congratulations! I, too, would love to see the first hub if it's still here! Thank you for all you do for all of us!

  5. rebeccamealey profile image90
    rebeccamealeyposted 10 years ago

    I am happy that I found HubPages. The site helped me rekindle a love of writing and provided me with a way to share. Blessings for the future. Rebecca.

  6. missolive profile image60
    missoliveposted 10 years ago

    Happy Anniversary HubPages!

  7. paradigmsearch profile image60
    paradigmsearchposted 10 years ago

    http://i.imgflip.com/20w86.jpg
    smile

    1. cclitgirl profile image91
      cclitgirlposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Haha, that's awesome!

  8. peachpurple profile image82
    peachpurpleposted 10 years ago

    congratulations and Happy 7 Years Anniversary! Wow ... that was a long way to reach here.. how did you stay on at HP faithfully? Awesome spirit. Hope to see more of you in the next 10 years.

  9. wilderness profile image96
    wildernessposted 10 years ago

    Happy Anniversary HP.  That's a lifetime in the world of the net - you've done very well to hold it together.  May there be many, many more years to come - HP is my online home, too.

  10. Victoria Lynn profile image88
    Victoria Lynnposted 10 years ago

    Wow, that is so cool, Paul! I, too, would like to know if your first hubs from 7 years ago are still published. :-)

  11. dilipchandra12 profile image65
    dilipchandra12posted 10 years ago

    Congrats...!!! Happy Anniversary. Am glad for being a part of this best community.

  12. Cerebral Aspect profile image74
    Cerebral Aspectposted 10 years ago

    Congratulations and Happy Anniversary.  I'm glad you have found this site as fulfilling as I hope to find it.

  13. profile image0
    Motown2Chitownposted 10 years ago

    Thanks for sharing the great news, Paul, and congratulations to you and the rest of the HP staff.  I'm honored to have been a part of the tribe for these past couple of years.  And, I agree with the suggestion that it would be great to see that first hub as the HOTD sometime!

  14. twentyfive profile image79
    twentyfiveposted 10 years ago

    Congratulations! Happy 7th anniversary Hubpages! Cheers!

  15. Anamika S profile image69
    Anamika Sposted 10 years ago

    That's awesome news! Congrats... May you see many more milestones! I am proud to be part of the HubPages Community of Writers.

  16. PaulGoodman67 profile image94
    PaulGoodman67posted 10 years ago

    Thank you to you, Paul, and the other HP staff for your commitment, as well as your willingness to adapt and listen!

  17. Benjimester profile image88
    Benjimesterposted 10 years ago

    You guys rock!  Thanks for an awesome website.  Love writing here.  Here's to another 7...

  18. Marcy Goodfleisch profile image85
    Marcy Goodfleischposted 10 years ago

    Congratulations!  Thanks for letting us share in the celebration here.  I agree - it would be great to see the first hub, and some other early examples.  Who were your first Hubbers? 

    So glad to be here - thanks for a great site!

  19. Good Guy profile image84
    Good Guyposted 10 years ago

    Congratulations HP.  Only wish that I was the one who posted the first hub!

  20. Wilma Henry profile image83
    Wilma Henryposted 10 years ago

    Congratulations! I've really enjoyed the short time I've been here on HP........am still finding my way around.

  21. LeanMan profile image79
    LeanManposted 10 years ago

    Where is our slice of cake and glass of bubbly??

  22. Toytasting profile image60
    Toytastingposted 10 years ago

    Congratulations Paul. It feels so good and motivating for us newbies to hear such great success on HubPages. This calls for a celebration smile

  23. janshares profile image95
    jansharesposted 10 years ago

    Congrats to you, Paul Edmondson. It is indeed wonderful to stay in one place for so long and still love it. Thank you for setting a great example of stability for the rest of us hubbers.

  24. Lisa HW profile image63
    Lisa HWposted 10 years ago

    Happy Seventh Anniversary and congratulations.    Wishing you many more happy anniversaries in the future.

  25. AliciaC profile image94
    AliciaCposted 10 years ago

    Congratulations, Paul, and Happy Anniversary to HubPages.

  26. Vacation Trip profile image72
    Vacation Tripposted 10 years ago

    Congratulations Paul and A Very Happy Anniversary to HubPages.

  27. Will Apse profile image88
    Will Apseposted 10 years ago

    Glad you are in it for the long haul.

  28. cornwall_UK profile image70
    cornwall_UKposted 10 years ago

    Congratulations.... 7 years... oh my .....

  29. vocalcoach profile image94
    vocalcoachposted 10 years ago

    A great big congratulations to you Paul and thanks to the staff for all that they do to make Hubpages reign!

  30. Millionaire Tips profile image89
    Millionaire Tipsposted 10 years ago

    Congratulations Paul on a successful venture!

    Here is a story about HubPages that looks like it might have been written in the early days.

    http://pauledmondson.hubpages.com/hub/T … f_HubPages

  31. Don Bobbitt profile image83
    Don Bobbittposted 10 years ago

    Congratulations Paul!  What a great Milestone.
    DON

  32. James Paterson profile image74
    James Patersonposted 10 years ago

    Happy 7th anniversary to Hubpages, the staff and the authors, maybe 7 will prove to be a lucky number.....jimmy

  33. Mark Ryan Briones profile image61
    Mark Ryan Brionesposted 10 years ago

    Congratulations! Greatly deserve it. smile

  34. KoffeeKlatch Gals profile image76
    KoffeeKlatch Galsposted 10 years ago

    Congrats.  I love it here.  I'll be here for the next 7 years.

  35. Glenn Stok profile image95
    Glenn Stokposted 10 years ago

    Congratulations, Paul, and to all the staff.  HubPages has come a long way and I have learned a lot about writing online, thanks to HubPages. Looking forward to the next seven years!

  36. LuisEGonzalez profile image78
    LuisEGonzalezposted 10 years ago

    Congrats on being the best site out there !!!!!!!!!!!!



                                                                                                       
    http://s3.hubimg.com/u/8115138_f248.jpg

  37. Dorsi profile image89
    Dorsiposted 10 years ago

    Congratulations Paul. It's so good to be part of the HP family here. I have learned so much here and have made so many awesome friends. I have laughed, cried and learned all at the same time. HP is truly the best place to be for me - it is where I truly found my "writers voice". Many best wishes for many years to come and here's to the next 7 years (raises the champagne glass)

    And it was a great pleasure meeting all of you at HubCamp. So nice to put a face to the writers and staff!!

  38. tlpoague profile image83
    tlpoagueposted 10 years ago

    Congrats and Happy 7th Birthday HP!
    I have enjoyed every moment here. It is hard to believe how fast time flies when you are having fun! When I first started here I was nearly too scared to post a thing. Once I did, I rejoiced and strove for more. Thanks!

  39. habee profile image93
    habeeposted 10 years ago

    HP looks great for its age - doesn't look a day over 4 or 5 years!

  40. phdast7 profile image82
    phdast7posted 10 years ago

    Congratulations on Seven Year.  With a few small glitches, this has been a good place to be.   Blessings!

  41. ologsinquito profile image83
    ologsinquitoposted 10 years ago

    Congratulations. May the next seven years be even more successful.

  42. jimmythejock profile image83
    jimmythejockposted 10 years ago

    Well Done Hubpages, I can't wait for my 7th year accolade, thanks for everything you guys have done for me and the other Hubpages Authors you guys rock!.....jimmy

  43. profile image0
    CroftRoanposted 10 years ago

    Very nice! I hope to have as long a span with HubPages as you. Hope to see you reach another year.

  44. gavindonst profile image71
    gavindonstposted 10 years ago

    That is so great.   I am encouraged by your long standing loyalty to Hubpages.   We really do have a great community here..  Thanks for contributing to that.

  45. JKenny profile image91
    JKennyposted 10 years ago

    Wow! Happy 7th Birthday to HP- a fantastic website that gives writers professional and amateur alike a voice. I only wish I'd discovered it 7 years ago rather than 18 months ago. But still, these past 18 months have been the best of my life and that's largely down to HP. Many thanks to Paul and the rest of the team. Congratulations!!

  46. cclitgirl profile image91
    cclitgirlposted 10 years ago

    This is great!  Thanks for having us, too, HP.  smile  Here's to the next 7!!
    It would be neat to see that first hub and/or shots of what HP looked light right at first.  big_smile

  47. Nell Rose profile image90
    Nell Roseposted 10 years ago

    Congrats! And what would we do without Hubpages? I know I tried various sites before coming here, but once I got here that was it! So whatever you are doing its fantastic!

 
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