I'm thinking if we post all our Hubs on Google+, it would be a good way to "archive" them. Is this a good idea or a very bad one??
Mary, we can only provide links on the social sites or we get flagged for duplicate content.
I start everything I write in Word, whether it's for HP, my blog, or paying clients. That way I always have a copy.
I have a mystery concerning Word. I have always written in Word, then copy/paste to go into a text capsule on HP. I just realized my posts have disappeared from Word documents! I don't know what I am doing to cause that. Any ideas??
Are you copy/pasting or cut/pasting?
Save your docs in Word, then copy a few paragraphs at a time into the text capsules. I've never lost a Word doc when copy/pasting.
I save the doc in Word and copy. Surely I'm not cutting as I go!! I don't think so.
I don't get it, then Mary. You can always copy/paste your hubs back into Word and save them. Just be careful moving forward that you're copying and not cutting.
After I publish a hub, I share it on Twitter, G+ and Pinterest. My FB is private though, but I do have a FB writer's page is all. I never share my own hubs on HubPages though. However I have seen many who do share their own hubs here.
Not sure I have answered your question, being you are talking about saving your documents there. I write mine in Word and then copy and paste them into hubs, so I always have a copy of what I write here.
i always copy and paste each of my hub url in excel. Google+ and pinterest are great ways to share hubs but hard to track down all of them
There wasa hubpages group on Google + but I have better luck with Pinterest. If I search Google for my hubs all I find are pinterest links not hubpages.
Did you mean keep a copy in your Google drive? google plus is a social media sharing thing, but you can keep backups of your documents in your Google drive and keep it private, I do this to back up many things.
You can share a blurb and link on Google plus to share your hubs with others, but to archive whole copies of your hub - put a copy onto Google drive in a backup folder.
ChristinS I do not have a clue as to what the Google drive is?? I had always assumed my docs were being saved in Word. I just discovered there are not. How do I find the Google drive??
I just found Google drive. Looks like a good place to write instead of Word (maybe). I'll play around with that. Thanks.
I like Google Drive. They've got spell checker, word counter, and all sorts of other neat stuff. I use them all the time.
I'm like you Mary I just found Google Drive, did not have a clue. It seems to work good, also what I put in Word is still there.
I've just started on this time but my opinion is,its better to post our hubs on Goggle+ It would be spreading to all of the people so they can see our hubs
Sorry I'm just now getting back to this . Google drive is a great place to store your work so that in the event of a major malfunction, you don't lose everything. I'm a bit over the top probably, but I save all my work to an external hard drive, on my google drive and on my regular drive - so I have 3 copies of everything.
One major catastrophe when I wasn't backing things up regularly set me on this path.
As for hubs I write in OpenOffice and copy and paste into hub capsules. I save the documents to Google Drive. I also have a list of all my titles/urls
The more places you share things the more likely you are to be able to recover them. I usually keep a list of the titles of what I write and the dates but unless they are long tailed titles and show up in the first few pages when Googled, they are hard to find. I should rather write down the URL's after publishing.
Because of deleting most of what I had written on that other site recently, I was able to locate most of the articles using various methods. Some were on Google+ and others pinned. Could probably have found others on twitter but that would have taken more time.
I should really save my articles but always thought that would take up too much space on the computer. Will have to rethink that!
I think I will get into the habit of copying the URL of my Hubs. I just wrote a new Hub on Google Drive and saved it. I was able to copy/ paste very well from there. It is so important to be able to find our Hubs in case we have to file a DMCA complaint. I learned that the hard way.
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