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25 Featured Hubs!

  1. lifelovemystery profile image85
    lifelovemysteryposted 6 months ago

    I have spent the last month editing, updating, and writing new hubs. This week I received an email from HubPages that I have published 25 Featured Hubs, which puts me in the Top 3% of Hubbers that have "achieved this milestone."

    I am so thankful for the feedback that so many of you have given about my hubs. You have made me a better writer, and I am encouraged to keep writing and to keep improving.

    Thanks Hubbers!

    1. theraggededge profile image96
      theraggededgeposted 6 months ago in reply to this

      Congratulations!

      On to the next 25. Shouldn't take long now you've got the hang of it smile

      1. lifelovemystery profile image85
        lifelovemysteryposted 6 months ago in reply to this

        Resolve, focus, and few interruptions. On to the next 25 indeed! Thank you!

    2. Christy Kirwan profile image
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      Christy Kirwanposted 6 months ago in reply to this

      Well done! Glad to have you with us on HubPages. smile

      1. lifelovemystery profile image85
        lifelovemysteryposted 6 months ago in reply to this

        Thanks Christy! It's nice to meet a fellow marketing professional.  Cheers!

    3. Ashish Dadgaa profile image78
      Ashish Dadgaaposted 6 months ago in reply to this

      @Michelle Orelup,

      Congratulations Michelle smile
      Wish you good luck for more 100 hubs smile

      Bless you.

      1. lifelovemystery profile image85
        lifelovemysteryposted 6 months ago in reply to this

        Thank you, and may we all have the same motivation to achieve the next 100 Hubs! Cheers!

        1. Ashish Dadgaa profile image78
          Ashish Dadgaaposted 6 months ago in reply to this

          @Michelle Orelup,

          Yes certainly smile

          Cheers.

    4. Fiddleman profile image82
      Fiddlemanposted 5 months ago in reply to this

      Congratulations on reaching this milestone.

  2. Jesse Drzal profile image87
    Jesse Drzalposted 6 months ago

    That's really awesome congratulations. Accolades are fun and rewarding. I'm shooting for some myself!

    1. lifelovemystery profile image85
      lifelovemysteryposted 6 months ago in reply to this

      Thanks Jesse. Love your hub on Homebrew! Cheers!

      1. Jesse Drzal profile image87
        Jesse Drzalposted 6 months ago in reply to this

        Thank you so much! It's not my favorite but I'll take it lol.

  3. Jesse Drzal profile image87
    Jesse Drzalposted 6 months ago

    Just followed you too.

  4. MKishor profile image86
    MKishorposted 6 months ago

    Congratulations Michelle on achieving this milestone.
    Nice hubs, hope you will reach your next milestone of another 25 articles soon!!

    1. lifelovemystery profile image85
      lifelovemysteryposted 6 months ago in reply to this

      Thanks so much, and best to you for reaching your next milestone. Cheers!

  5. Bobski606 profile image91
    Bobski606posted 6 months ago

    Congratulations!  You've given me the motivation to update my hubs now.

    1. lifelovemystery profile image85
      lifelovemysteryposted 6 months ago in reply to this

      I was absent from HubPages for so long that I didn't know about all the changes they had made. I started paying attention to their emails and suggestions to update my Hubs. The first one I worked on had the most traffic, and I continued with that strategy for all the others. I unpublished one Hub, and have since written five more. It was a lot of work, but my traffic is up and I'm motivated to keep going. Cheers!

  6. Author Cheryl profile image87
    Author Cherylposted 6 months ago

    Congrats you just have to keep writing.  I have over 100 featured.  If you update old ones they will be featured.

    1. lifelovemystery profile image85
      lifelovemysteryposted 6 months ago in reply to this

      Thanks Cheryl and Congratulations! I never considered the possibility of having 100 Featured Hubs. That will take discipline on my part, and I look forward to the journey. Cheers!

  7. FatFreddysCat profile image90
    FatFreddysCatposted 6 months ago

    Keep up the good work!

    I got 169 Hubs, and (Barry White voice) they allllllll featured, baby. big_smile

    1. Jesse Drzal profile image87
      Jesse Drzalposted 6 months ago in reply to this

      Freddy Cat holding it down STRONG.

      1. FatFreddysCat profile image90
        FatFreddysCatposted 6 months ago in reply to this

        Mind you, hardly anybody's READING those 169 Hubs, but hey...featured!! big_smile

        1. Jesse Drzal profile image87
          Jesse Drzalposted 6 months ago in reply to this

          They should be you have some good jams. Maybe try some SEO tweaks with titles? You never know that may work.

          1. FatFreddysCat profile image90
            FatFreddysCatposted 6 months ago in reply to this

            (shrugs) Meh. I've tried playing the SEO game and I suck at it. Nowadays I write stuff, throw it out there and leave it up to the Internet Gods. If they like it, fine. If not, I write some more stuff and try again.

            It may not be the most profitable way to do things 'round here but it's way less stressful. big_smile

            When I am able to pimp/promote my stuff via social media channels I do pretty well, but lately I haven't had the time for that so things have been kinda "all quiet on the Western front," so to speak.

            1. Jesse Drzal profile image87
              Jesse Drzalposted 6 months ago in reply to this

              Gotcha. Well if is any consolation I read your stuff lol.

              1. FatFreddysCat profile image90
                FatFreddysCatposted 6 months ago in reply to this

                I appreciate it, sir! (tips hat)

            2. lifelovemystery profile image85
              lifelovemysteryposted 6 months ago in reply to this

              When I started editing my hubs last month, I also began to use Google Adwords tool to find related words and phrases that I had not included. Granted, I don't review all 700 options, but I do review the first and second pages after sorting by 'Suggested Bid' amount. I do believe this is how I was able to get them all featured. It is extra work, but there is a payoff in traffic.

            3. OldRoses profile image87
              OldRosesposted 6 months ago in reply to this

              Freddy, I do the same except I pin my hubs on Pinterest.  Most of my traffic comes from Pinterest now so it is worth the 2 minutes it takes to pin it.

              1. FatFreddysCat profile image90
                FatFreddysCatposted 6 months ago in reply to this

                I use Pinterest, but I've never had much luck getting any traffic out of it. I guess I'm not posting the kind of stuff that "pinners" are looking for.

                1. lifelovemystery profile image85
                  lifelovemysteryposted 6 months ago in reply to this

                  I have a couple of hubs on Pinterest, but I don't get a lot of traffic. Right now Pinterest is blocking ToughNickel so I'm getting zero traffic from those pins.

                2. OldRoses profile image87
                  OldRosesposted 6 months ago in reply to this

                  I make sure to pin my hubs before they get moved to a niche site to avoid problems like blocking ToughNickel.

                3. Solaras profile image91
                  Solarasposted 6 months ago in reply to this

                  Mostly they are looking for pretty photos to make their wall look pretty.  Trim your first photo and add some appealing text to it, you may get more views.

    2. lifelovemystery profile image85
      lifelovemysteryposted 6 months ago in reply to this

      I am in awe. HubPages has provided an amazing platform to meet other writers and the opportunity to improve as I go. Congrats on having 169 Featured Articles, and Cheers!

  8. jimmyglaughlin profile image83
    jimmyglaughlinposted 6 months ago

    Congrats!!

    1. lifelovemystery profile image85
      lifelovemysteryposted 6 months ago in reply to this

      Thanks Jimmy!

  9. threekeys profile image84
    threekeysposted 6 months ago

    That is a wonderful feat. Well done!

    1. lifelovemystery profile image85
      lifelovemysteryposted 6 months ago in reply to this

      Thank you. I think that writing evergreen Hubs is quite a task, but I updated all my Hubs to make them evergreen and I think that helped get them featured. Cheers!

  10. sunilkunnoth2012 profile image63
    sunilkunnoth2012posted 5 months ago

    Congrats on the milestone. Keep on writing and fix your next goal 50 and 100 and so on. For your information,  I have done a couple of hubs, all  to motivate the freshers here. Please find and read the same. Wish you all the best.

    1. lifelovemystery profile image85
      lifelovemysteryposted 5 months ago in reply to this

      Thank you Sunil. You have impressive Accolades, and I aspire to stretch myself to reach some of those accomplishments. Cheers!

  11. LiveMusicLoverLyn profile image85
    LiveMusicLoverLynposted 5 months ago

    Congratulations smile

    1. lifelovemystery profile image85
      lifelovemysteryposted 5 months ago in reply to this

      Thank you!

  12. kenneth avery profile image79
    kenneth averyposted 5 months ago

    A hearty congratulations to you on a job well done.

    1. lifelovemystery profile image85
      lifelovemysteryposted 5 months ago in reply to this

      Thank you Kenneth. I just read your Hub, 'I'm Here, I Love, I Save', and it is beautiful.

  13. Jason mackenzie profile image88
    Jason mackenzieposted 5 months ago

    Congratulations!!! Hope it is just one among many milestones...

    1. lifelovemystery profile image85
      lifelovemysteryposted 5 months ago in reply to this

      Thanks Jason. Your hub on Spring Cleaning is wonderful. Cheers!

  14. Stun profile image82
    Stunposted 5 months ago

    Congrats! Are you making any money yet? I just recently got my fifth featured hub. It's quite odd though because one of my strategies for making articles rank high on Google is including a few links inside the article to similar content stuff and links to the websites you are talking about in the article. This helped my ranking on Google a lot. However, here on hubpages it seems to be penalized as far as score and ranking on Hubpages goes. I'm not sure if I'm going to be able to rank the articles on Google while adhering to the strict hubpages rules lol

    1. lifelovemystery profile image85
      lifelovemysteryposted 5 months ago in reply to this

      "Making money" on HubPages doesn't happen overnight, and quite frankly it can take years to make money consistently. I've been on HP for five years but was active during the first two. I only recently logged in to see what was happening. If I had posted content regularly then I would probably have a decent source of passive income. It takes time, dedication and a real committment to your craft, to continually improve....and make consistent revenue. HubPages has incredible forums and tutorials that are very helpful. Cheers!

      1. Stun profile image82
        Stunposted 5 months ago in reply to this

        Oh, I know I've ran dozens of sites that I sold that were making 200-500$ monthly on adsense. Was just wondering if you had any pennies in the account yet from your articles lol

        1. lifelovemystery profile image85
          lifelovemysteryposted 5 months ago in reply to this

          Yes, I have received money from writing on HubPages.

 
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