Signs That You May Be a HubNugget

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  1. Patty Inglish, MS profile image92
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 10 years ago

    It's a new week of HubNugget Wannabes we're releasing tomorrow -- Actually, this afternoon so I can avoid computer network congestion here in the Vortex, so we have some overlap -- Better a couple hours early than not at all!

    Not to worry! - go ahead and vote for the current Wannabes and you'll have a bit more time to read this week's brand new batch. They're hot! smile

    Signs That You May Be a HubNugget
    http://hubpages.com/t/d1932

    1. Deborah-Lynn profile image74
      Deborah-Lynnposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Hi Patty, I was thinking that this would be a good excuse to get certain members of my extended family to read my Hub in a light invitational sort of way because, it's kind of a heavy topic and I don't want them to get uptight about why I'm asking them to read it, so is there a way I can email them the link to your sight for them to find it there, the contest is such a good way to invite someone to read something like that...but, I don't want to impose or break any "Hub-rules" so let me know ? If that would be an ok thing to do, how do I go about it? cool

      1. rmcrayne profile image95
        rmcrayneposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        The rules and suggestions for promoting are at the end of Patty's hub/link above.  I posted the link last week on my Facebook, then followed up with FB messages and emails to friends and family, asking them to go to the link and vote.  Worked for me.  Good luck.

        1. sunforged profile image67
          sunforgedposted 10 years agoin reply to this

          hmmm. I found eligibility requirements, which was good to know, but, nope , dont see any suggested submission / recommend a new hubber option or info.

          Anybody got this info?

          1. rmcrayne profile image95
            rmcrayneposted 10 years agoin reply to this

             

            sunforged, I can't say where I saw it, in the forums, rules or where, but I am reasonably sure it is perfectly okay to suggest hubs/hubbers to the HubNuggets team, including your own hubs. I'm even thinking I've seen the word "nominate" in this regard.   

            Contact any member of the HubNuggets team.

            1. Shirley Anderson profile image64
              Shirley Andersonposted 10 years agoin reply to this

              Exactly right, Rose Mary.  You are fast becoming one of our HN experts!

              1. rmcrayne profile image95
                rmcrayneposted 10 years agoin reply to this

                Wow Shirley you are a great advocate! Such a positive presence, always encouraging.  I'm smiling really big right now.  big_smile big_smile big_smile

                1. Shirley Anderson profile image64
                  Shirley Andersonposted 10 years agoin reply to this

                  Thank-you!  I try to be.  Mostly, I just like people.  smile

        2. Deborah-Lynn profile image74
          Deborah-Lynnposted 10 years agoin reply to this

           

          Thanks RM,  I will work on that, did you have successwith your nomination?

      2. Shirley Anderson profile image64
        Shirley Andersonposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        It's perfectly okay to email links to others.  Just click on the "Share It" link at the bottom of the hub (before the comments) and it will give you the option of emailing, copying the link, etc.

        Does that help?

        Good luck in the contest!

        1. Deborah-Lynn profile image74
          Deborah-Lynnposted 10 years agoin reply to this

          Thank you for that I am still not sure of what is ok and what is not, these functions seem like a fair way to move information out to people, thanks for your help, wink

          1. Shirley Anderson profile image64
            Shirley Andersonposted 10 years agoin reply to this

            You're welcome!  Good luck!

            If you have a blog, don't forget to ask people to vote for you and link to the hub with the poll (http://hubpages.com/t/d1932)

    2. Deborah-Lynn profile image74
      Deborah-Lynnposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Shall I ask for the votes of my favorite Hubbers here in this Forum?

      1. Patty Inglish, MS profile image92
        Patty Inglish, MSposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        I don't see why not!

  2. Ryan Hupfer profile image64
    Ryan Hupferposted 10 years ago

    The early bird catches the HubNugget. smile

  3. Patty Inglish, MS profile image92
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 10 years ago

    That sounds like a good Tweet!

  4. PhilD41 profile image60
    PhilD41posted 10 years ago

    Great choices!! Thanks HubNugget team!!

  5. Patty Inglish, MS profile image92
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 10 years ago

    Thanks for Reading!

  6. B.T. Evilpants profile image60
    B.T. Evilpantsposted 10 years ago

    Sweet! I'm all over it!

  7. Shirley Anderson profile image64
    Shirley Andersonposted 10 years ago

    Congrats on another great hub, Patty!

  8. sunforged profile image67
    sunforgedposted 10 years ago

    Is there a hubnuggets suggestion/submission system?

    I was reviewing my trackers and I stumbled across this guy,

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Sci-Fi-Now


    Yes, he is a referral, but he is one of 30 who actually write hubs, this guy is the first to impress me enough to want to figure out a way to help him hit the ground running.

    So is there an open submission process? Can you point me in teh right direction

    1. rmcrayne profile image95
      rmcrayneposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Where is the love sunforged?  Why was I the first to comment on this great hub?!

      I'm afraid this hub may have just missed the deadline though.  I think they pull all the week's eligibles each Wed a.m.  Also supposed to have a hubscore of 55 and hubber of 75.  If he published Tues late, it may not have reached 55 yet, but still fell in for this week and they've already made their picks. So you have to time things right for the HubNuggets calender.

      1. sunforged profile image67
        sunforgedposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks for taking the time to explain for me, i appreciate it very much.

        As for the comment love, well, I quite simply rarely comment on any hubs, they got a fervent thumbs up from me though! Truthfully, I was the first fan and if they realize I was their referral (they may have just came from a link to someone elses hub, I dont usually link to the sign up form) they may think my support had ulterior motives, Ill time my comment for a moment when it can keep the support ball rolling.

        When I first started in online writing, opening my email and see new comment notifications made my day and spurred me to keep going

        1. rmcrayne profile image95
          rmcrayneposted 10 years agoin reply to this

          Any time sunforged.  I don't know a lot, but I am still in the window for HubNugget eligibility, so have definitely read up on it.

    2. Shirley Anderson profile image64
      Shirley Andersonposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      You are more than welcome to nominate someone for HubNuggets.  All you have to do is email any of us on the HubNuggets team.  We can't promise your choice will be one of the Wannabes but we do promise to look at it and give it consideration if it qualifies.

  9. visitmaniac profile image60
    visitmaniacposted 10 years ago

    hahahah that was actually a sweet hub he has there to its interesting I heard about 2 of those methods but the subway from New york to london LOL wow no thanks for me big_smile

  10. sunforged profile image67
    sunforgedposted 10 years ago

    I was genuinely surprised also, I used to read popular mechanics and get stoked about upcoming gadgets that we were all supposed to be using in the near future.

    Like those gyroscope based scooters like the mall cop movie with the king of queens, like 10 years ago they claime dthat every commuter was going to use one.

    so im kind of into the subject, but this article got me really excited I want to travel in a vacuum subway at 5000 mph, sounds sweet!

  11. RedElf profile image89
    RedElfposted 10 years ago

    I go to read.... ;0

  12. profile image0
    Crazdwriterposted 10 years ago

    I have voted so I'm good. smile Great hubs everyone! It was hard but I did vote lol

    1. rmcrayne profile image95
      rmcrayneposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Don't you wish we had 3 to 5 votes?!  They should still be able to name a top 5 all the same right?

  13. ripplemaker profile image83
    ripplemakerposted 10 years ago

    Hurrah to the new batch of Hubnuggets! smile

  14. Zsuzsy Bee profile image88
    Zsuzsy Beeposted 10 years ago

    Wew a hard choice to make once again. However I did it and voted.

    Congrats once again to the hubnuggeteers for some great hubs.

    Have a marvelous weekend one and all
    zs

  15. Patty Inglish, MS profile image92
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 10 years ago

    Did the promotion techniques work for you? Hope so smile

    1. Deborah-Lynn profile image74
      Deborah-Lynnposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Yes Patty I think I was able to get the word out to my friends and family and other Hubbers whom are getting to know me, it's a strange thing promoting oneself without sounding out there...but I think it was a great experience outside of my comfort zone!  Thanks!

  16. Patty Inglish, MS profile image92
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 10 years ago

    It can be a little confusing as well, but a good experience.

    Congatulations again to everyone in the Wannabes this week.

  17. Shirley Anderson profile image64
    Shirley Andersonposted 10 years ago

    The winners have officially been announced:

    HubNugget 1: So You Dropped Your Phone in the Toilet. (25%)
    HubNugget 2: Blind Contour Drawing (24%)
    HubNugget 3: Solutions to Problems - How to help Battered Woman Start Over, Provide True Aid to Abused Families (14%)
    HubNugget 4: Teenagers: You haven't lived life until you've raised one (10%)
    HubNugget 5: Gravy Anyone? (8%)

    Congratulations to our HubNugget winners and all of our Wannabes.

    You guys are totally awesome!

    http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:arcTHFY2SIhmFM:http://hopkins.typepad.com/.a/6a00d83451db8d69e201156fee928e970b-800wi

    To those poor souls who missed out on the fantastic hubs, follow this link....

  18. Deborah-Lynn profile image74
    Deborah-Lynnposted 10 years ago

    Wow, I feel Honored,  this is a great feeling....thanks all, I will try to live up to the "Hubnugget Code!"  Is there a Hubnugget Code...?

    May you all be proud of your accomplishments Hubnuggets and keep on Hubbing!  I believe I have read more Hubs in the past two weeks than all the Hubs i read  combined this past three months but then I've learned as much as well!   Thanks HubPeople, I really appreciate all you do!

  19. Shirley Anderson profile image64
    Shirley Andersonposted 10 years ago

    Congrats, Deborah-Lynn!

    Umm, no, no code (officially) as yet but you could invent one and write a hub about it.  smile

    The heady experience of HubNuggets tends to keep the quality living on in future hubs.  I'm happy to say that many are encouraged to strive for even better quality.

    Gotta love HubNuggets.

  20. Patty Inglish, MS profile image92
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 10 years ago

    Thanks to everyone that read and voted for Wannabes this week, we appreciate it!

    Congratulations to our Top 5 Winners. All 10 Hubs were great. smile

  21. travel_man1971 profile image66
    travel_man1971posted 10 years ago

    Thanks for including me as one of HubPages Wannabes last week. It inspired me to live up to the motto of the Hubpage community: to make a hub that will benefit many hubbers, if not all. Thank you too, Ms.Patty Inglish.

  22. Jackson Riddle profile image47
    Jackson Riddleposted 10 years ago

    So close to 75, currently 68, could be raised I think but I dont nessacarily want to write another hub just yet.

    1. Jackson Riddle profile image47
      Jackson Riddleposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Wow, i'm now 85, is a jump like this in 16 hours normal?

  23. Laura du Toit profile image83
    Laura du Toitposted 10 years ago

    I'm new here so I don't think that's normal -  but it's pretty darn good by any standards to have an 85 score with 1 hub and 9 (now 10) fans!

    Well done smile

    1. Jackson Riddle profile image47
      Jackson Riddleposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks, thats what I am setting out to achieve, maximum fans and score with a very small amount of hubs, however I might start writing more soon

 
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