Now the niches come easy. I wish I could type faster but work on that daily
But that is the beauty of HubPages. You don't need to find a niche.
If you are running a blog or website, you MUST choose a niche and stick to it - because otherwise, Google will dismiss you as a dilettante, and your site won't rank well. A blog must be specialist.
Another reason to specialize is that it's very difficult to build a following of readers otherwise. It's very rare for readers to follow a blog because of the quality of the writing - they have to be interested in the subject you're writing about, too.
None of that matters on HubPages because (a) whatever you write is placed on a specialist site for you, and (b) there is no way to build a following on HubPages.
I'm going to argue with you a little Marisa, but not too much. You're right, on Hubpages the niches are already defined and so Hubbers are free to add content to whichever they choose without issue. Individual articles written by a hubber can vary on subject because Hubpages has organized the overall site well.
What I'd argue however is that on personal sites. I've managed to receive respectable followings to single page websites that receive no new content and haven't in years. The topic of these sites lend themselves well to a single page format, think resource page with club addresses etc.
The secret to gaining long term traffic without needing to constantly post more content is to focus on evergreen subjects and content. Single page articles can and do rank well for many subjects in fact if they embody the entirety of the subject and provide a useful reason for visitors to check it out that is timeless.
There, done arguing with you! Hehe.
I'm not quite sure what you mean. I said a blog must specialise but on HubPages, you can write whatever you like.
Your one-page websites each specialise on a specific subject so that's no contradiction. I'd question how you're getting a "following" (by which I mean, repeat visitors who come back regularly), if the page doesn't change?
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