I'm Making My Own Hubbing Contest

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  1. Dale Mazurek profile image69
    Dale Mazurekposted 9 years ago

    I'm still working on the details but am interested in knowing if people would be willing to participate.

    I have already bought a domain name.

    Some of the details will be:

    A Hub of the week
    A Hub of the month
    Cash and article submission prizes with cash being paid out of my own pocket into the winners PayPal account.

    The winning Hubs and all participating hubs will be listed on the blog I am building through blogger.  So I will be building back links for myself and everyone else.

    I would be driving traffic to the site via articles.  I am quite good at picking good keywords for articles.  I have many articles that get between 50 and 60% click thru rate on Ezine and many of the have over 100 000 views with some approaching 500 000 views so you can imagine the traffic.

    So, as this is just in the preliminary stages with the right amount of feedback and interest I would have the blog up and running in a couple days.

    I am also looking for suggestions from anyone that is interested.

    Dale

    1. quicksand profile image72
      quicksandposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Non capisco! You mean there will be just links to certain articles from hubpages?

  2. Dame Scribe profile image60
    Dame Scribeposted 9 years ago

    Are you going to be calling for specific topics like how our Hubnuggets are done? big_smile sounds very kewl DM

    1. Dale Mazurek profile image69
      Dale Mazurekposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Im thinking it will be open to any and all hubs with the exception of obvious spam hubs.  My plan is to have Hubbers nominate what they think is a Hub worth mentioning.  Every Hub that is mentioned will get linked in the blog.  Hubbers will not be able to nominate their own hubs though.

      By keeping it open to any hub that allows anyone to be eligable.

  3. profile image0
    dennisemattposted 9 years ago

    I would like a link to the site, I probably wouldnt write a hub, but would love to read anything anyone puts up!! you need readers too, right?

  4. Dale Mazurek profile image69
    Dale Mazurekposted 9 years ago

    You wouldnt have to build specific hybs.  Everyone would keep Hubbing like they are doing and Hubbers would nominate other Hubbers Hubs

    1. quicksand profile image72
      quicksandposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Ah, cool! All we do is nominate somebody else's hub or hubs, and then a link pointing to that particular hub will appear on your blog, right? Brilliant! Please let me participate too! smile

  5. Pete Maida profile image61
    Pete Maidaposted 9 years ago

    I'll be looking forward to details.

  6. NYMiskovic profile image66
    NYMiskovicposted 9 years ago

    I would definitely be interested in something like this  : )  Keep me posted

  7. Bard of Ely profile image86
    Bard of Elyposted 9 years ago

    Yes, I would be interested in getting involved too!

  8. kmackey32 profile image67
    kmackey32posted 9 years ago

    Can I play too???? please please lol

  9. Ambition profile image51
    Ambitionposted 9 years ago

    looks cool, i am interested

  10. Ultimate Hubber profile image62
    Ultimate Hubberposted 9 years ago

    Seems like a good idea!

  11. Mac Mission profile image57
    Mac Missionposted 9 years ago

    Good Idea

  12. Ultimate Hubber profile image62
    Ultimate Hubberposted 9 years ago

    An entrepreneur can never think like an employee...

    Well done Dale ... Great idea ... I am sure you can capitalize the time you have spend here with this idea.

    1. Dale Mazurek profile image69
      Dale Mazurekposted 9 years agoin reply to this
  13. RooBee profile image91
    RooBeeposted 9 years ago

    I'm definitely interested and think your idea sounds way cool!! big_smile
    If I can lend a hand, let me know.
    Btw,
    http://s148.photobucket.com/albums/s4/karsmi123/yr/yr001.jpg

    big_smile

    1. Dale Mazurek profile image69
      Dale Mazurekposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      To me it sounds like a lot of positive reaction so now I will get to work on the details and place them in a hub. 

      However let me stress this hub will have tentative details and will be open to suggestion.  Once I do that then I will make the final Hub and we can all get going on this.

      I also want to stress to any skeptics out there this is not to try and sell anything or anything like that.  It will be a way to drive traffic to my hubs and your hubs and thats all there is to it.

      Dale

  14. Julie-Ann Amos profile image78
    Julie-Ann Amosposted 9 years ago

    Count me in-  sounds like a great idea at face value

  15. Aya_Hajime profile image60
    Aya_Hajimeposted 9 years ago

    Great idea Dale! I always wished HubPages would have something like this, and it is great that you are doing it smile

    Great time for some positive activities like this. You rock times two.

  16. Anamika S profile image68
    Anamika Sposted 9 years ago

    Count me in too!

  17. drummer boy profile image57
    drummer boyposted 9 years ago

    sounds good, I am interested.

  18. profile image0
    wordscribe41posted 9 years ago

    I'm in as well, Dale.  Great idea, thanks for the information.

  19. Eaglekiwi profile image78
    Eaglekiwiposted 9 years ago

    Sounds great , Im in smile

  20. cindyvine profile image82
    cindyvineposted 9 years ago

    Sounds great, am waiting for more info!

  21. Anti-Valentine profile image96
    Anti-Valentineposted 9 years ago

    I should start up a blog about hubpages too sometime. I don't know if I would have a contest though.

  22. jenblacksheep profile image82
    jenblacksheepposted 9 years ago

    Ye, I'm in too. Sounds like you have a good idea there!

  23. lrohner profile image80
    lrohnerposted 9 years ago

    Count me in!

  24. k@ri profile image88
    k@riposted 9 years ago

    Sounds like fun!  Thanks for thinking this up.  smile

  25. fortunerep profile image83
    fortunerepposted 9 years ago

    Sounds like a wonderful idea, count  me in!!

    dori

  26. Froggy213 profile image58
    Froggy213posted 9 years ago

    I'll jump into this one--let me know!!

  27. KCC Big Country profile image86
    KCC Big Countryposted 9 years ago

    Hmmmm...sounds interesting!  Could be fun!

  28. maggs224 profile image84
    maggs224posted 9 years ago

    sounds great count me in

  29. Dale Mazurek profile image69
    Dale Mazurekposted 9 years ago

    The interest has me very excited.  With this much interest we will really be able to get a blog built and get its rankings quite high.

    We will be able to bring a lot more great hubbers to HubPages.  I am just getting through some private issues in the next 24 hours but the first hub is already half built so if all goes well we will most likely get officially started on August first.

    Im really excited with all the interest.

  30. AEvans profile image80
    AEvansposted 9 years ago

    Interesting, keep me posted. smile

  31. Dale Mazurek profile image69
    Dale Mazurekposted 9 years ago

    I will keep everyone posted and hope to have the first draft Hub ready to go by tommorrow night so people can start putting in their opinions and suggestions.

  32. Dale Mazurek profile image69
    Dale Mazurekposted 9 years ago

    Sorry for bumping this but I think for now its important to keep it hanging around.  At least until I get the hub finished for what I will be doing.

  33. emievil profile image76
    emievilposted 9 years ago

    Sounds interesting. I'll be watching my email for your hub Dale.

    1. Dale Mazurek profile image69
      Dale Mazurekposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Im not sure I will be able to send a notice in the email because would have to do it seperately for eac person.  Will likely be making all communications through Hubs and the forums

 
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