Hubchallenge Halfway Mark.. Have You Changed Your Goal?

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  1. sunstreeks profile image79
    sunstreeksposted 9 years ago

    I was pretty confident I could produce 100 hubs, and if I wasn't feeling the effects of burn out I still think I could do it. But right now, If I get to just 70 I'll be content (I'm at 51 now). I could quit all together and not feel bad, but I wanted to add as many as possible because I'm going to be going back to work again soon and just won't have the time.

    So to those who are still in it, are you lowering your hub goal??

  2. Julie-Ann Amos profile image75
    Julie-Ann Amosposted 9 years ago

    Nope.  Started with 30 as I was away the first ten days, not going for 100!

  3. KT pdx profile image79
    KT pdxposted 9 years ago

    I'm only doing 30, so I'm staying with that.  I'm almost where I need to be for that goal, just a few more to do.  I'm so glad I didn't try for 100!

  4. lindagoffigan profile image61
    lindagoffiganposted 9 years ago

    I am still going for 100 hubpage articles.  Read Steph video on youtube and you will be inspired to continue.

  5. girly_girl09 profile image74
    girly_girl09posted 9 years ago

    I can't do it. I have lost interest in writing and can't push myself. I thought I could, but I ended up taking summer classes and well, enjoying summer! I have only written 5 or 6 towards the challenge! lol. I have a bunch in development, but I"m going to write them in my own time, when I feel like it. Otherwise, mine would be forced. I think I would've done better during Winter Break, where I could be inside and cuddled up all day, writing.

    You guys have done a fantastic job, thus far! Keep them coming! smile

    I am rooting for you all!

  6. Whitney05 profile image82
    Whitney05posted 9 years ago

    I'll finish mine. I'm on 27 of 30. I have taken a good break. If I hadn't taken a break, I would have gotten crazy burnt out. I also would have run out of ideas. I have a few I'm working on, but probably won't publish just yet. If I had pushed a little harder and had more ideas, I would have been able to make 100 I think.. Oh well.. Next time.

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      badcompany99posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Push that bit harder Whitney you can do it, you are an inspiration.

      1. Whitney05 profile image82
        Whitney05posted 9 years agoin reply to this

        I am curious why you quote nearly everything that I respond to?

        I have ideas, but there's no way I'll finish 100. My goal from the start was 30, which I'll be able to do. I actually have more than that ready to publish, but I'm still tweaking.

  7. profile image42
    badcompany99posted 9 years ago

    Obviously I qoute it so you know I am talking to you, I would have thought being a member two years you would have realised that.

  8. Misha profile image70
    Mishaposted 9 years ago

    Did I miss Whitney stepping on your toes BC?

  9. Whitney05 profile image82
    Whitney05posted 9 years ago

    B.C. just feels like you're quoting everything I say on nearly every post.

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    badcompany99posted 9 years ago

    Well if you check around the forum you will see I quote loads of others Whitney, if you feel that way that's not my fault.

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    MangoGirlposted 9 years ago

    I was committed to writing 100, but I give up!

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      badcompany99posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I gave up after 2 so I really admire those that have stuck at it, hope you dont mind me quoting you.

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        MangoGirlposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Suit yourself, you wanker.

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          badcompany99posted 9 years agoin reply to this

          Not nice, seems your intellect is slipping 1

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        MangoGirlposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Nah, why would I mind? smile I'm actually happy someone is talking to me.

  12. profile image0
    MangoGirlposted 9 years ago

    Hey BC, calm down. smile You never blink, man.

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      badcompany99posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I am calm Mango, always thanks to good medication. Maybe being a wanker makes you stop blinking, whats your theory on that ?

  13. profile image0
    MangoGirlposted 9 years ago

    My theory is that maybe there should be a tag here that you could attach to your posts to indicate that you're only joking.

    Forgot to say. Do whatever you will behind my back. Just please, please, please... leave me alone. I wanna live a normal life on hp and I don't care about those very few people who are obsessed with their theories about me.

  14. profile image0
    MangoGirlposted 9 years ago

    I know this is not you. I know it's not you who write pathetic hubs about me and put things into people's heads.

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      badcompany99posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Mango you are good you really are but go mess with someone elses head, we are done. You are without doubt one piece of work but you are not as clever as you like to think you are. All you are is a pathetic attention seeker and I think people should just ignore you, from now on I am. I know you will leave some clever comment to this but it will be ignored.

  15. Misha profile image70
    Mishaposted 9 years ago

    LOL You got me all intrigued again wink

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      MangoGirlposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      It's not the funny part now, I'm afraid. If you wanna know what's behind this go see Ms Vine's latest masterpiece.

      1. Misha profile image70
        Mishaposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Ummm, well, I spent like 10 minutes on reading it and comments - so what is not funny about it? You are a sock puppet most likely, and everybody wants to learn whose - I guess it's pretty legit interest. If you can't take it, you shouldn't have been THAT active smile

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          MangoGirlposted 9 years agoin reply to this

          How do you know I'm a sock puppet? How do you know how those work?

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      badcompany99posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Misha do yourself a favour blank her, no attention and she will just vanish, the attention is her lifeblood, just ignore her.

  16. profile image0
    MangoGirlposted 9 years ago

    As if someone were acting like he was a dethroned clown. But no, I don't really think that. I think you're simply in a bad mood.

  17. profile image0
    MangoGirlposted 9 years ago

    I think I've had it. Hp is just not my thing. Return to your daily routine of complimenting on each others comments. smile

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      badcompany99posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Close the door on your way out you bitch !

  18. Misha profile image70
    Mishaposted 9 years ago

    Being a complete noob you did not act like one, and I've seen quite a few noobs during my 2 years here. There is always a chance of that you are really noob of course, but it is really negligible.

    And I know how those work cause I have one, too smile

    EDIT LOL, waiting for your next incarnation wink

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    badcompany99posted 9 years ago

    not a complete noob, the bitch hacked into my email account !

    1. JamaGenee profile image84
      JamaGeneeposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Be glad that's all she hacked into. cool

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        badcompany99posted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Yeah would you like an email from someone you dont know who knows your full real name ?

        1. frogdropping profile image84
          frogdroppingposted 9 years agoin reply to this

          BC - have you corresponded with him/her before - but don't realise? As many are sure Mango was a dual hubber ... it's not hard.

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            badcompany99posted 9 years agoin reply to this

            yes I was mailing Mango trying to find clues to her real indenity, Mango is still here and probably on this thread, but who is the thing.

            1. JamaGenee profile image84
              JamaGeneeposted 9 years agoin reply to this

              HP says that account no longer exists, erego neither does MG.  You ran her off!

        2. JamaGenee profile image84
          JamaGeneeposted 9 years agoin reply to this

          You mean badcompany99 isn't your real name?  Next you'll be saying you don't look like Johnny Depp or that sexy, shirtless guy on the balcony. sad

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            badcompany99posted 9 years agoin reply to this

            So you are JamaGenee then and I love your pic. Of course I am not Johnny Depp but that was my pic on the balcony. I find it strange though a lot appearing on here now, could you not comment before because you were logged on as Mango ?

    2. Misha profile image70
      Mishaposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      LOL I meant hubpages noob. She's gone anyway, but it was funny smile

  20. sunstreeks profile image79
    sunstreeksposted 9 years ago

    I must have really missed something. I only saw a handful of accusations mostly in just the last hour including cindyvines hub which really gave no specific clues until MG posted in the comments.

    Up and left already. That was really quick. Someone really didn't want to be outed.

  21. goldentoad profile image58
    goldentoadposted 9 years ago

    did I ever mention I'm in construction and how horrible it is when the weather warms up to go inside the portable restroom?

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      badcompany99posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Lol you GT are something else man.

    2. JamaGenee profile image84
      JamaGeneeposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for sharing that, GT.  And this is on topic how??

      1. Misha profile image70
        Mishaposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        He's writing a hub on this tongue

  22. cindyvine profile image83
    cindyvineposted 9 years ago

    BC, check yer mail now

  23. frogdropping profile image84
    frogdroppingposted 9 years ago

    Honestly? I have no idea. I haven't even thought about it. Forget it ... leave sleuthing to the 'tecs wink

    Go get a beer instead - much more fun tongue

  24. goldentoad profile image58
    goldentoadposted 9 years ago

    I am mango girl!

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      badcompany99posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I can see the resemblence !

      1. Patrick Delby profile image51
        Patrick Delbyposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        I am just starting out for the challenge and I am not sure hwow I can do the 100. I think I am going to do 50.
        I hope I am able to do them by june 11 when the challenge ends.

        1. Patrick Delby profile image51
          Patrick Delbyposted 9 years agoin reply to this

          Any suggestions to speed up the building apart from the fact that if you have the money then the best way is to outsource

  25. dwilliamson profile image61
    dwilliamsonposted 9 years ago

    I am in for the 100. I'm at 65 right now and I'm burnt right out. Today, I spent most of the day sleeping, which I haven't done in months. However, I don't know whether this is because of the challenge or because of the severe back pain I've been having. I have a feeling that my burn out is a part of everything. I should be able to finish this challenge though. I still have 12 more days left. I figure 3 hubs per day from here on in. I have had thoughts of giving up but I don't like to give up that easily. I'm a figther so I will continue for the time being anyway.

  26. SEO Expert Kerala profile image61
    SEO Expert Keralaposted 9 years ago

    am just started hubchallenge. when did it ends?

  27. profile image0
    Nelle Hoxieposted 9 years ago

    My original goal - before the Hub Challenge was announced - was to complete 50 hubs in May - and I'm pleased to say that I just completed it. I'm trying for another 50 in June. So I think I'll just take a few extra weeks.

    1. sunstreeks profile image79
      sunstreeksposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Congrats Nelle for meeting your personal goal!!! smile

  28. Anamika S profile image67
    Anamika Sposted 9 years ago

    I took up the 100 Hubs Challenge and now is at 64 and 36 more to go in 10 days.

  29. profile image0
    \Brenda Scullyposted 9 years ago

    Did not take up the challenge but just came in to say well  done to those that did...

    Then I started reading all this about Mango Girl etc.... cant make head nor tail of what is going on, sometimes ignorance is bliss....
    Did you watch the cup final b.c.

  30. aniketgore profile image61
    aniketgoreposted 9 years ago

    My net connection is down from last 20 days so cant make 30 also.

  31. kerryg profile image85
    kerrygposted 9 years ago

    I'm not going to make it to 100 - burnout hit fast trying to get 4 a day. But I need only 9 more to hit 200 hubs, which will make me very happy by itself, and 9 more after that to hit my secondary goal of 50 hubs in 30 days. And I do think I have a good chance of making that goal. smile

  32. Patrick Delby profile image51
    Patrick Delbyposted 9 years ago

    I am wondering that how many people are actually using this as a means to make a livelihood i.e writing hubs and making money.
    I am in for the challenge just because I do not love writing but I want to prove myself wrong and write 100 hubs and atleast get into that habit of writing of which I am sacred right now.

    Any suggestions to overcome that fear. ?

  33. sunstreeks profile image79
    sunstreeksposted 9 years ago

    I don't think anyone is soley living off Hubpages income, but many consider it a great supplemental income. My next goal right now is to be pay my daughters daycare each month just with Hubpages income.

    Don't know what to tell you about being scared.. Just do it. The more you do, the easier it gets.

  34. KCC Big Country profile image87
    KCC Big Countryposted 9 years ago

    I accepted the 30 hubs in 30 days challenge.  I've published 28.  I also realized 35 hubs would put me at 100 hubs total, so I've modified my personal goal to include those 5 extra.  So, I have about 11 days to complete 7 hubs.  No problem! 

    I've said this in a few other places, but I'll repeat myself here.  This challenge has been very good for me.  I think the hubs I've created during this challenge are some of my best hubs to date.  I have increased my fan base and my daily pageviews have doubled.  It took me 6 months to get my first 10,000 page views and I've almost got my second 10,000 in two months. 

    This translating into more Adsense & Amazon dollars would be great, but even if it doesn't, then I'll still have gained so much by writing.

    Writing really is one of those things (like most) where practice really does help.  You can't become a great writer unless you write even when you think you're not a writer.  Just write and write and write.  Your style and your voice will begin to come out and you'll find your groove.

    Good luck to each of you!

  35. Rochelle Frank profile image94
    Rochelle Frankposted 9 years ago

    I don't think I'll make 30-- and never did think that. My personal goal was to get to 15, which would put me at a total of 100. I've done 13 so far.
    As far as quality-- I'd say many are better than my personal average, a few not quite as good, but overall I think I'm improving.
    Maybe I'll get to 20.

  36. Ivorwen profile image70
    Ivorwenposted 9 years ago

    While I would love to make 30,as I originally set my sites on, other things have become more important.  I am still aiming to have 15-20 hubs published by the end of this challenge.

  37. k@ri profile image90
    k@riposted 9 years ago

    I set my mark on the 30 hubs in 30 days.  I have done 22 so far and hope to complete the other 8.  I wanted to test myself, and almost stopped the challenge when I felt I was not doing my best.  Then I decided to do my best and see if I could finish, but not beat myself up if I didn't.  I will find out one way or the other. big_smile

  38. belief713 profile image76
    belief713posted 9 years ago

    I have 17 or so (I lost count and too lazy to check right now) out of a goal of 30. A little disappointed, but I had things come up. However, it's gotten me a little more focused (the hubchallenge) so I'm grateful for that. I'm going to see what I can do before it's done.

    Congrats to all who've reached any type of goal!

  39. Lissie profile image77
    Lissieposted 9 years ago

    I FAILED and I am really happy - I got to 62 but I am making much more money - here's why Hubpages challenge failure

  40. Trekkiemelissa profile image74
    Trekkiemelissaposted 9 years ago

    I failed miserable.  smile  I did 25 out of 100.  That is okay though.  I may have failed but I will continue on my own little challenge and try to write a total of 200 hubs within the next few months.  Still, with the amount I had written, there is an improvement on my adsense.

  41. Rochelle Frank profile image94
    Rochelle Frankposted 9 years ago

    I, technically failed. (half full? half empty?)

    The challenge prompted me to set a more modest goal of 15 in a month which is more than double my average output.
    It also got me to a total of 100, which is a good personal goal.

    Each time I posted a hub I tried to make it better than my previous average with videos, graphics etc. It was good for me though I only went half-way.

    My earnings are modestly up.

    I'm now looking forward to improving what I have and interacting more with other hubbers.

  42. Anamika S profile image67
    Anamika Sposted 9 years ago

    Somehow I have never been in the habit of taking up anything I cannot do. I did not give up on my Goal. I reached the finishing line of 100 Hubs in 30 days.

    http://hubpages.com/author/Anamika+S/hubchallenge/hot

 
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