What is the best way to show that your hub was inspired by someone's question?
Ideas come to me as I am answering questions that I later decide to write a hub about. Is there anyway to link a question to a hub?
When you answer a question, as long as you do it by looking at the question in full, rather than the preview mode you get on your Hubpages Home page, you'll see that there is a "Make a Hub about it button" (see attached image). That, I believe, links your hub in as an answer.
If you write an answer, and then separately later want to write a hub about it, you can't then add a link, as you can only answer a question once, and I believe you are not encouraged to place links to hubs within answers anyway, though I'm not clear why. To stop fake questions as ways of promoting hubs, I expect.
You can't edit answers after 10 mins either, so if you want to write a hub as a linked answer, you need to do it at the stage you decide to answer the question.
You might want to acknowledge the place or person where you got the inspiration from personally.
Well I just got inspired by someone's question about "If there existed a time machine, and we could go back in time, what would I want to change."
My response in the question included the fact that I would create a hub for the answer I left there. I'm not sure if its something I couldn't or shouldn't have done. The rules isn't clear as for leaving a comment as such, because I hadn't even created the hub yet. Plus I never made any reference to such a link that would lead anyone for that matter to it.
So I truly don't see a problem with telling of the inspiration of such a new hub, & that an entirely new idea of a hub would be initiated by attempting to answer the question itself. Also I only thought that you could create a hub linked to the question, after trying to create a secondary comment; which isn't possible as the Hubpages system suggests after trying (thus the create a hub about the question default message that appears).
I'm not really to sure about all this, & can't provide a definitive answer, but I figured maybe by telling of my own experience, it could help assist in possibly finding a much clearer answer. Maybe someone has a much better answer, try asking the question to the hubpages staff as well.
maybe you can insert a link to the question page on your hub
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