Highlighting New Hubbers as HubNugget Wannabes

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  1. Patty Inglish, MS profile image93
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 9 years ago

    The latest batch of interesting Hubs by this week's HubNuggets wannabes is up for your review now at:

    How to Highlight New Writers: More August HubNugget Wannabes

    Please read the 10 new Hubs and vote for your favorite on the poll at the end of the page.

    Thanks, Everyone!

  2. ripplemaker profile image81
    ripplemakerposted 9 years ago

    Hello Patty! I'm on way way to read and vote!  Hurrah to the Hubnugget Wannabes! Woohoo! big_smilecoolsmile

  3. B.T. Evilpants profile image59
    B.T. Evilpantsposted 9 years ago

    I see you've left the big roundup and headed into greener pastures. It's a good thing, too. I was running out of old west colloquialisms! Great job, Patty. And good luck to all the wannabes!

  4. Patty Inglish, MS profile image93
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 9 years ago

    Waaaal, i had to water them dadburned electrical eels! A might sparky, they was, too.

    Thanks for readikng and commenting, you two smile

  5. Late2class profile image67
    Late2classposted 9 years ago

    I can't believe I'm a HubNugget Wanna Be.  I wish you could see the big grin on my face right now, Whoo Hoo!!!!

    1. ripplemaker profile image81
      ripplemakerposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Hehehe maybe you should take a photo of yourself esp. the big grin.  smile

  6. profile image0
    wordscribe41posted 9 years ago

    Voted.  Congrats to the wannabes!

  7. GeneralHowitzer profile image73
    GeneralHowitzerposted 9 years ago

    Voted already, done my part to this endeavor that helped me last week. Congrats wannabes enjoy the week, its your time to shine...

  8. Zsuzsy Bee profile image88
    Zsuzsy Beeposted 9 years ago

    Congrats to all the hubnuggeteers on some great writing and to the 'picking team' for a job well done. Once again the voting was tough as the choices offered were really great.

  9. Shirley Anderson profile image71
    Shirley Andersonposted 9 years ago

    Zsuzsy, it's so lovely to see you at the polls so faithfully every week.  What a loyal newbie supporter!  smile

    I also have cast my vote for the week.

    Wonder which Wannabe is going to do the most promoting of their hub to drive up votes?  Hmmmm.

  10. Herald Daily profile image74
    Herald Dailyposted 9 years ago

    The deed is done, I have voted.

    I'm feeling all manly after reading about wrestling school.

  11. Kent Merritt profile image77
    Kent Merrittposted 9 years ago

    I am thrilled to have my hub selected for the HubNugget Wannabe competition!!  Thanks to everyone who selected me!

    This is a great way to network with fellow writers, and I really appreciate the extra exposure!  I'm new to HubPages - well, I guess all of the nominees would be - and I appreciate all the traffic I can get!

    Thanks again, everyone!

    1. GeneralHowitzer profile image73
      GeneralHowitzerposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Hmmmn I presume you are correct, but I hope we hubnuggets wannabes past and present we'll never like the greyhounds I posted in my newest hub... selected and culled again in the voting process then forsaken at the end... I'm not really happy with my profile score now of 92 I'm stuck with this score for two days already, the promotional prize seemed to be not working for me, i'm not getting good number of traffic for the past few days, and I'm getting lonely already and disappointed... especially seeing one from my batch a HubNugget like me getting all the attention and promotions, i love her though but I can't help myself getting jealous... But its okay with me, maybe my hubs are not that good enough and big improvements and makeovers should be done to make it even more competitive... it was an irony i'm getting good profile score when i was not part of the hubnugget wannabe but it tumbled down from 95-96 to just 92 now...

      1. Shirley Anderson profile image71
        Shirley Andersonposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Please don't despair, General.  It's perfectly normal for traffic and hub scores to ebb and flow.  It happens that way for all of us.

        If you keep writing hubs and mingling, it will continue to climb (and dip).  The passing of time helps, too.  The longer you're here and active, the more stable your score will become.  Still, it and your traffic will always wax and wane.

        Your hub was of quality good enough to be chosen from more than 2,000 hubs.  No worries, you talent shines.

        1. GeneralHowitzer profile image73
          GeneralHowitzerposted 9 years agoin reply to this

          Hehehe that was a moving post there thanks for clearing the cobwebs off my head and for the great info too...
          All of a sudden my profile score reach 96 again, hmm I wonder I why...
          I just realized getting a profile/author high score is the most important for me here, I wish I could reach 100, hehehe that is my ultimate dream here...

          1. emievil profile image76
            emievilposted 9 years agoin reply to this

            Hey GH, be patient! You'll reach it, don't worry.

    2. Shirley Anderson profile image71
      Shirley Andersonposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Good luck, Kent!  Don't forget to promote your hub like CRAZY!  No spamming or leaving links in comments or forum threads, though please.

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    sandra rinckposted 9 years ago

    How do you suggest a hubber for hubnuggest?

    1. Shirley Anderson profile image71
      Shirley Andersonposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Easy, Sandra.  You just email either ProCW, Patty Inglish, B.T. Evilpants or myself and make your suggestion.  We always look at nominations but we can't promise or guarantee that they'll be chosen.  They have to fit the criteria.

      Feel free to suggest away.

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        sandra rinckposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Awesome, do I pick just one hub or the whole profile?  I do have someone in mind.  big_smile

        1. Shirley Anderson profile image71
          Shirley Andersonposted 9 years agoin reply to this

          Sending the hub link is best, however, it does have to have been published in the previous seven days of the HubNuggets week (Wed.) Our report is listed by hub title and these days, contain 2,500 - 2,800 hubs.

          Hope that helps.

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            sandra rinckposted 9 years agoin reply to this

            OOps, I just sent you a message about 20 minutes ago.  I just sent the whole profile because I wasn't sure... I will then keep a better eye out. big_smile  Thanks Shirley.

            1. Shirley Anderson profile image71
              Shirley Andersonposted 9 years agoin reply to this
      2. Lily Rose profile image87
        Lily Roseposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        What is the criteria, other than having to have been written in the preceding 7 days?

  13. dohn121 profile image82
    dohn121posted 9 years ago

    Good luck Kent.  Just being nominated is an incredible achievement!

  14. Shirley Anderson profile image71
    Shirley Andersonposted 9 years ago

    Well General, it took me several months at least to hit 100; a little longer still to spend some time staying there.  My score still dips down as low as 96 sometimes.  That's okay because I know it's going up again.

    Emi's right, you'll get there, too.  smile

  15. Shirley Anderson profile image71
    Shirley Andersonposted 9 years ago

    Okay, what happened to the message I typed on the bottom of the previous post?  Are we having technical issues again, maybe?

  16. profile image0
    sandra rinckposted 9 years ago

    Hope not. smile

  17. DoodleLyn profile image80
    DoodleLynposted 9 years ago

    I'm going over to read the hubnugget hubs now. Getting a cup of tea, reading, and then voting. Having been a hubnugget nominee when I first started (2 months ago), I remember the thrill. I want to do my part to keep the newer newbies hubbing. Hoping some of this makes sense. I'm off...see you in the polls!

    1. GeneralHowitzer profile image73
      GeneralHowitzerposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Cool hehehe, im in despair for the past few days hehehe, and i think my tantrums was not on the right place on the right time, yeah as a former hubnugget wannabe and hubnugget, I think it is our duty to support wannabes no matter what... you've visited my hub before hehehe and I really appreciate you've done that.now its our time to pay our dues to hubnuggets team by going out and voting and even support these neophyte authors.

      @kent >>> you have a blazing start hehehe keep it up hehehe my score just hit 97 hehehe I hope I can raise it even further. goodluck...

  18. Patty Inglish, MS profile image93
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 9 years ago

    Thanks fo rall the reading and commenting, Hubbers!

  19. Kent Merritt profile image77
    Kent Merrittposted 9 years ago

    Thanks, Shirley and dohn121 for the encouragement!

    The highest my Hub score has been is only 90.  I assume this is because I've only written 8 hubs, though.  But, I'm with GeneralHowitzer - I'm shooting for 100, or at least a 97 to 99!

    I've also noticed that keyword searches return results from hubbers with higher scores, correct?

  20. mommyfreelancer profile image84
    mommyfreelancerposted 9 years ago

    Voted! smile

    Good luck to all HubNugget Wannabes! You should put up the badge made by Cam Anjou in your hub. Here is the link:

    http://z.hubpages.com/u/1513534_f260.jpg

    HP staff, I'm assuming here that this badge is for all Wannabes to use, right?

    PS. How about a badge for being a finalist? smile

    xoxox

  21. mommyfreelancer profile image84
    mommyfreelancerposted 9 years ago

    General, if it makes you happy, my score has dropped, too sad
    I was at 96-97 last weeks, now am at 92. smile

    1. GeneralHowitzer profile image73
      GeneralHowitzerposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Hehehe yeah it really makes me happy... lol... of course not...

      Sorry mommyfreelancer I got jealous with you, hehehe... my score was stucked at 92 for two straight days few days ago and it triggers despair on my part, but thats the way it works here hehehe... hayz smile

  22. DoodleLyn profile image80
    DoodleLynposted 9 years ago

    I'm not sure it has anything to do with it, but my score picks up for a couple of days when I publish a hub. If I don't publish for a few days, it drops down again.

    1. GeneralHowitzer profile image73
      GeneralHowitzerposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Thats good, yeah posting new hubs (quality not substandard) will trigger (most of the time) your score hehehe, i did that few days ago my score of 92 soared to as high as 97 when I posted 3 hubs...

  23. DoodleLyn profile image80
    DoodleLynposted 9 years ago

    Yeah, that happened to me, also. Guess we just have to keep writing! lol.

  24. nikki1 profile image57
    nikki1posted 9 years ago

    Welcome to all u hubnuggets, hope you have fun with your articles. Gt involved in our forum, clubs,.
    Plezd to meet you all..

  25. profile image0
    Duchess OBluntposted 9 years ago

    Ok, I feel really bad.  I haven't been posting or on the forums much in the last couple days.  Just busy checking out all the hubs from my fans.  Phew, time consuming!  But very educational.

    mommyfreelancer, that badge, can we use it on our blogs too do you know?  It's cool

    1. Shirley Anderson profile image71
      Shirley Andersonposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      You can use it anywhere you like, Cam donated it for HubNuggets use.  It would be nice if you gave her attribution somehow, if possible.

  26. Patty Inglish, MS profile image93
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 9 years ago

    And this week's five winners are:

    http://hubpages.com/hub/The-Big-Three-H … e-are-they
    Social Media's Big Three - How effective are they? - Duchess OBlunt

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Woodstock-3-Day … ears-Later
    Woodstock: 3 Days and 40 Years Later - Kent Merrett

    http://hubpages.com/hub/St-Louis-Food-Traditions
    St Louis Food Traditions - late2class

    http://hubpages.com/hub/How-to-Recogniz … e-Guidance
    How to Recognize Intuitive Guidance - PWalker281

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Finding-A-Docto … Health-...
    Finding A Doctor When You Do Not Have Health Insurance - Wife Who Saves

    CONGRATULATIONS!

  27. Shirley Anderson profile image71
    Shirley Andersonposted 9 years ago

    Yay, HubNuggeteers!!!  Congratulations and hearty best wishes to all of the contestants.  Everyone did a fantastic job.

  28. ripplemaker profile image81
    ripplemakerposted 9 years ago

    Congratulations to the winners! I got to visit the winning hubs last night before resting! smile  Let's celebrate!!! big_smilesmile

  29. mommyfreelancer profile image84
    mommyfreelancerposted 9 years ago

    I see Shirley beat me to answering you, Duchess Oblunt. smile
    There's no badge for being a finalist yet, though.

    Love you, Cam Anjou! smile

  30. mommyfreelancer profile image84
    mommyfreelancerposted 9 years ago

    Looking for Cam Anjou's profile. What's her hubber name? Thanks.

  31. mommyfreelancer profile image84
    mommyfreelancerposted 9 years ago

    Saw her. smile

 
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