I was doing some research on what the most popular topics were for online writing and I came across a site that discussed those who write seasonal pieces. It provided me with a very useful tip that I didn't know and that I wanted to share with those of you who enjoy these types of articles. It said that for those who write seasonally, it is best to write your piece and post it 3 months before the season or holiday you are writing about in order to benefit from the most amount of traffic....
Write your articles at least 3 months ahead of their most popular time.
Write your summer articles January through April.
Write your Halloween and Christmas articles in the summer and early fall.
Hope this helps others like it helped me! Write on.
Thanks. That is such a good idea!
Thanks for keeping it short, too. I find myself unable to finish articles sometimes because they are so wordy, even though I'm interested in the content.
Great advice, thanks. I am going to try it. Since my religion revolves around the cycle of the seasons I write a lot of seasonal topics in relation to our celebrations.
I try to get them out at least a month in advance because it gives people a chance to find them in their holiday planning. However there are times when I get them out just a few days ahead.
But now that I've been here more than a year I do notice that the once I published last year for the same season tend to do better than the ones published just ahead of the season. So maybe I need to get cracking a couple months early, lol.
That's what I like about my seasonal articles, something is always down, but something is always up.
Great post. I think many people need to realize that if you are posting articles on the internet, like it or not, you are Marketing. I always try to teach business owners that it is easier to swim downstream than up. Your Marketing should flow with the media cycle. (unless you are wealthy and want to pitch a 'counter culture' message)
You don't launch a weight loss product in July. and you don't sell BBQ grills in October. the same goes for writing. Pre-write your articles like Kathleen said then launch them with....WITH the marketing wave. Weight loss articles in January, write about vacation trips in March & june write about skin care in June and July and Soups and stews in September and Cold and flu in October.
IF this sounds familiar to anyone, it should! it was what CNN, FOX, NBC, GMA, and Yahoo News pushes on you. So let the big guys do the heavy lifting and you just market along in their slip stream.
Does everyone have their " top 10 sunscreen" articles almost Finished?
by Rehana Stormme 6 years ago
What is more fun? Writing dozens of articles for a niche or writing all sorts of articles from holidays to teeth whitening? And leave aside the fun, what about the money - which has more potential? What would you rather do as a writer on HP - niche writing or free lancing?
by MercCipher 4 years ago
Hello,I have a question regarding blog topics. First off, my personal interests include video games and business since I am a business major in college. I know when it comes to blogging and writing articles here on Hubpages, you have to write about things you are passionate about. Well, I am...
by Phil 5 months ago
I have been writing articles and flash fiction stories on HubPages but am unsure what topics are the most popular ones. Also, is it better to write in a specific niche or to try to write in a wide array of topics? Thank you
by Paul Edmondson 2 years ago
Hi Hubbers,We've been engaging with some outside help on helping bring more traffic to HubPages. It's going to be an iterative process where we take recommendations, test them out on the site, and adjust. The first round of changes we have been working on is the topic hierarchy. ...
by Ritik Singh 3 weeks ago
I continuously write hubs but from some days my cpm is very low just as $0.33 for that reason I get impression but I made no earnings from one week. Can someone tell me the trick to find high cpm topics.
by Shelley Heath 3 years ago
Hi Hubbers, I'm new here, and I must say that it's a pretty great community so I thought I'd put my question out there...That is to ask, how long do you have to await a decent amount of traffic upon your hub?This is presuming that a hub is of good quality and has been based upon a keyword...
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This 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.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We 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 Pixels||We 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.|