Best tip for a newbie?

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  1. WriterGig profile image74
    WriterGigposted 10 years ago

    I'm new! (no, really, I am) wink

    What's your best tip for someone just starting out on Hub Pages?

    What Hub about Hubs do you recommend I read?

    Thank you! smile

    1. Paraglider profile image94
      Paragliderposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I'm fairly new too, but I'd suggest:

      1. Write good stuff about what you like and know best
      2. Click on 'Hubs' then 'Best' and read a few that have scores in the high 90's - It's better to read what really works than anyone's 'rules' for what should work.

      Other tips - don't worry too much about stats, monetising or the forums, at least not until you have a 'body of work' behind you.

      Have fun!

    2. makemoneyonline profile image33
      makemoneyonlineposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Be patient it takes months to get earnings smile

    3. College politico profile image59
      College politicoposted 10 years agoin reply to this
    4. Peter M. Lopez profile image85
      Peter M. Lopezposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Darkside and Lissie have a few of the best, although there are many.

    5. relache profile image86
      relacheposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I think you'll like my latest Hub, How To Improve Your HubScore

  2. WriterGig profile image74
    WriterGigposted 10 years ago

    Thank you! Do you think I should take the Amazon links off my hubs until I have more hubs with content?

  3. gamergirl profile image59
    gamergirlposted 10 years ago

    No way, Writergig!

    Though, I would suggest you use more tags for your hubs.  Find relevant words inside your hub and add them as tags, that way people doing google/yahoo/altavista/lycos searches for topics that you're writing about have a chance to catch your stuff better.  Someone told me that our tags help the search engines. big_smile

    1. tommen profile image79
      tommenposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Tagging is very important.If you dont know what tags to use, you can search for keywords with wordtracker.
      http://www.wordtracker.com/ , and choose "take the free trial".

  4. WriterGig profile image74
    WriterGigposted 10 years ago

    Thanks for the tip, gamergirl! smile

  5. Angela Harris profile image68
    Angela Harrisposted 10 years ago

    I think the biggest mistake most people make is that they give up too quickly. In other words, don't expect too much too soon.

 
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