I understand that you may feel it's our obligation to re-read the rules frequently. The thing is that the rules have gotten quite long and all of them are clearly necessary. It really isn't practical to expect busy people to re-read the rules even just weekly to look for additions and changes. It's also all-too-easy to get familiar with a piece of writing you've read many times (the FAQ, for instance) and have your mind fill in what it expects to read, sliding right over things you aren't expecting. I have to set aside a piece of writing for at least a month to avoid doing it.
I know you are very busy, but could you please take a moment when you change a rule and change it in the FAQ? Then you can let us know by making a quick blog post with just a title and a link if you're too busy to explain the change. You could just say "Rule Change Announcement" and post a link to the bit in the FAQ you've changed.
The unannounced rule changes are reminiscent of Squidoo's behavior. The site started failing as soon as they stopped communicating with its users about changes to the site.
I really, really don't want HubPages to turn into another Squidoo. I like it here and I appreciate the courtesy you show to the writers. Please don't lose the parts that make HubPages a better place to write.
I agree that all rule changes need to be communicated, and the Learning Center and FAQ need to be updated every time there is a rule change.
by Mark Knowles 10 years ago
I have a suggestion Having been active on hubpages for about 6 months now, I have seen the same things come up time and time again:What should I flag as a bad hub?Why are my adsense ads showing inappropriate advertising?How much money can I make?Is it OK to promote myself on the forums?What is a...
by Raye 6 years ago
I think that being able to link to specific points in the FAQ was a really useful feature. I do like the new facelift of the FAQ where the answers are always visible, that's much better! But please restore or provide anchor links.
by sergs_pogi 7 years ago
Kindly help me, please. My username was chosen haphazardly when I created my account before.
by The Examiner-1 4 years ago
Maybe I missed it but I looked under FAQ and Learning Center and did not find anything.
by Jason Menayan 6 years ago
Thank you for your patience, everyone.Marina has updated the FAQ entry on the Amazon Program. Please note that some of the existing sub-entries were updated, and some additional sub-entries were added. http://hubpages.com/faq/#amazon-signupIf you have any unresolved questions, please feel free to...
by Paula 10 months ago
Here 3 years or MORE? Please express for us ( fellow-hubbers)....... all changes you find to be VERY different, here at Hubpages, NOW, compared to when you first joined (& ensuing 1-2 years). Are you as satisfied & comfortable? More? Less? Indifferent? Explain, please
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