In a few words, please reveal "the" best and "the" worst (in your opinion) hubs of your overall career?
I will be daring and go first.
My Best: "In Praise of The Old Front Porch"
My Worst: "How I Learned The Facts of Life From Uncle Dow's Girly Books"
Now who's next?
One of my best is one of my first, Accenting Southern: A Comfortable Heritage, based on the fun I had writing it and responses to it. I think one of my worst is OtterBox Defender: iPhone Protection, partly I'm sure, because writing product promotions isn't my favorite sort of writing.
@R Talloni, I think that I remember the Accenting Southern hub and it was quite enjoyable. The OtterBox hub was informative also. I understand your feeling of writing production promotions not being your favorite sort of writing, but the hub was also quite informative.
Hi Kenneth! Great question.
One of my best hub is "Lovebirds' Egg-Laying Process". Till now it got the highest traffic from Google out of all my hubs and this has made me very happy.
My worst hub is one from my "newly arrived" days here. It is called "History and Culture of Kuwait. The hub was informative but too long and messy, if I may add.
Ahh, yes. I remember the lovebirds egg-laying process hub. That one was fun and very informative.
Why is your 'History and Culture of Kuwait' too long and messy?
I am just wondering.
Thanks for the compliment. Actually, I wrote that when I newly joined here. So, I had no idea back then about "beauty" of a hub. I had crammed too many facts and lots of images. I need to split that one into 2 hubs or shorten it.
You are not only a VeryTalented Writer, but a very Wise Young Woman too. You should go far on HubPages.
Since I am not a judge I can not say which of mine is best since they all center around bringing understanding where there was previously none. Everyone that DID meet featured I consider best equally.
All that met publication standards are equally mediocre and any that DID NOT meet publication standards at all are my worst equally.
I just read "in Praise of the Old Fromt Porch" and it is an excellent hub, Kenneth. I thought I had read it before but obviously had it confused with another. Well done.
My best is the one I'm the most proud of; "I Wish I'd Known This When I First Went to College!" It is also the one that has been the most read. When I first published it, it got the lowest score I ever got on any hub; 42. It now ranks in the 70s, though it has gotten as high as 91.
@ Say Yes To Life,
Congratulations! I like for hubbers to share good news and in your case, great news.
Thanks, Kenneth Avery. I believe my worst hub is "Bullying, its Causes, and How to Deal with It". That is because I'm still in the process of figuring that out. But it's published, so it can't be that bad.
I guess my "best" is probably the one I put most research into: "How to Build Trump's Wall."
My "worst" is one I feel didn't make the sort of difference I had hoped: "Suicide Awareness."
Your "worst" was Suicide Awareness? I would venture to say that this one should have soared.
I think the fact that I have low followers made it not take hold as much. Also, I interpreted "worse" as which was worse in my opinion. I felt this one was my worst because it didn't live up to my expectations. I didn't feel like it captured the dire need of suicide awareness that I was going for. In that sense, I failed. Thanks for the kind words, though. This was a fun question to think about and answer
My least favorite hub is a recipe hub - out of desperation for something new to post, I weeded my lawn and created (and photographed) a dandelion salad. I guess I can be thankful I had a good crop of weeds that year. (Hangs head in shame...).
I don't know what would be the "best" but there are a few I particularly like. I wrote one on the decline of bees, which includes some of the best photos I've ever taken. Two others were somewhat therapeutic to write & both get good traffic - a hub about identifying stalkers & one about identifying online con artists.
For other reasons, I feel good about the hubs I wrote on HIV, which is a disease many do not understand. I used to manage the HIV clinic in my city, and from the traffic they (the hubs) get, I feel they have helped people.
Sorry for breaking the rules on the number of hubs to mention!
Hi, Kenneth. This is a good question that leads us to evaluate our work. I feel my best (going on comments) is probably actually two in a series "A Story Never Written" and "Keto and the Falcon." My worst in my opinion, is probably "The Monster Lurks" because it is based on a short story I wrote while still at school, so hopefully, my writing has improved since then.
I'm torn between several hubs as my "best" hubs, but my hands-down winner for worst hub is a real standout. I wrote it for some challenge or other back on Squidoo. I occasionally took some of those challenges to force me outside my comfort zone. Well, you can probably go through my entire library of hubs and pick out every single hub I made for one of them. They are the hubs that suck the most. The biggest sucker is "Would You Stop Writing for a Million Dollars?"
My tied-for-best hubs are on the topic of homelessness. Three have been purchased by educational publishers and one of them inspired a least a few people to create actual charities. That's what other people have chosen as my best hubs. My craft hubs are my best hubs according to their views. I think my actual best hub is something else, but that's probably just vanity speaking.
I think my best isn't an individual hub, but a group of them. They touch my heart because there ones I or love ones are directly affected by. My hope is to bring awareness to more people. My worst, I am not sure. I work on my hubs almost daily and improve them constantly. I don't have any that aren't featured. But I haven't written many yet either. I am still learning and renewing my love of writing. I have gotten help for 2 hubs, and I am thankful people are willing to help. Maybe those I would consider my worst, since I needed help to pass.
I am as near as your keyboard to offer what help I can to you for I love to see fellow hubbers experience success.
Hang tough and if you need me . . .remember this post.
Hi! I would love to help too.
Terrielynne, as all your hubs are featured, maybe it should be us asking you for help me anyway. I had all my hubs featured for my first Five years at HubPages but now about a sixth of them are unfeatured due to engagement. I guess the more hubs you have the harder it is to keep updating them all.
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