How long does it take you to write a hub?

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  1. cclitgirl profile image92
    cclitgirlposted 12 years ago

    How long does it take you to write a hub?

    I am a new-ish Hubber.  I take about 3-4 hours to write a hub - from idea formulation, research, writing, editing - from start to finish.  Is that too long?  Not long enough?

  2. Zainnisar profile image39
    Zainnisarposted 12 years ago

    Well it depend on what are you writing a good hub does take 3 to 6 hours depending on topic but if someone is running in a race and hoping to get as many numbers on his profile 15 minutes is more than enough.
    Quality should be top notch, time don't hurt if you are getting desired results.

  3. Mark Ewbie profile image80
    Mark Ewbieposted 12 years ago

    I take about 30 minutes, then another hour potentially editing, building, and putting the page together.

    My pages tend to be articles that are trains of thought.  For me, I need to do the process from start to finish.  If I pause, walk away or just run out of steam then the article rarely gets finished.

    But I don't churn these out  at the rate of several a day.  They are an idea that comes, and then is gone.  Two or three a week at most.

    But of course the time spent will vary enormously according to the writer and the subject.

  4. LisaKoski profile image81
    LisaKoskiposted 12 years ago

    It depends on the topic I'm writing about and how much research I need to do on it but usually it takes me four to six hours. I tend to do a lot of proofreading afterwards so that also adds to the time a bit. I've also found that after writing one, when I let it sit for a day or two then come back and look at it again, there's always some new or better idea I have to make the hub much more interesting for readers. Everyone's different so as long as you're producing quality work then there is no "too long " or "not long enough" when it comes to the amount of time it takes for you to write one.

  5. GoodLady profile image92
    GoodLadyposted 12 years ago

    It takes me least 6 hours, usually more to get it's ok though.  It took me an entire day and night the first few.  I'm used to myself and I always take ages at writing.  Just love it and can NOT rush it.

  6. Joan King profile image69
    Joan Kingposted 12 years ago

    I would agree with some of the other posts that it can take about 4 to 6 hours to put together a quality hub especially if it it is research based. Even if it is off the cuff it still takes time to edit, research your kewords, read, edit, edit read, read edit. check facts,add links an so on.

  7. catchpennyfashion profile image61
    catchpennyfashionposted 12 years ago

    It depends on how long the topic is and how much you need to research. It can take anywhere from 2 to 6 hours.

  8. capricornrising profile image61
    capricornrisingposted 12 years ago

    The writing itself comes quickly, because I believe I've always had a facility with words (two English teacher parents, you know), and I'll always bless the day I decided to take typewriting class in 8th grade. However, the thing that takes FOREVER is choosing the appropriate image to help tell whatever story I'm telling in my words. Maybe I'm too much of a stickler in that way, but I can't help it, and perhaps don't ever want to stop!

  9. profile image0
    Dr Mohamed Rabieposted 12 years ago

    It took about more than one hour for writing, and about half an hour for editing and publishing the hub.

  10. JulieStrier profile image70
    JulieStrierposted 12 years ago

    It takes me anywhere from 1 - 4+ hours, depending on the topic, the amount of research needed, etc. But, I think the more important thing is that there is no right answer. What works for me may not work for you. And, if you want to get better keep writing. The more you write, the easier it flows.

  11. nifwlseirff profile image92
    nifwlseirffposted 12 years ago

    I usually take my time and write a hub over the course of several days. I find it's better that way for editing, finding mistakes, and finding good related hubs/links. It takes me anywhere between 3 to 8 hours per hub.

  12. LoisRyan13903 profile image60
    LoisRyan13903posted 11 years ago

    That sounds reasonable.  It depends on what I am writing about and how well I know the topic.  Or it might be notes I have already taken down in a notebook.  Writing a hub about it takes considerably less time.


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