What was your main reason for joining HubPages (earn money, fine-tune writing skills, etc.)?
I joined Hubpages because there is a writer within me that has been waiting to emerge for many years. I was so busy with other things that I never took time to write. Now, I can write and publish and have access so to many interesting things to read and learn from...
I had posted many videos on you tube when google asked me to become an affiliate on your tube. So I was already earning some money through that channel. At some point I googled how can I earn more money. One of the sites was hub pages, so I went there.
I immedialtly fell in love with the capsule methodology. I grew up as a technical writer, starting with PageMaker version 1. So I really liked this method of publishing articles. I've been with hub pages for about four months and have published 21 hubs.
I do it mainly to share with people what I have learned and what I am still learining about life, I also like the interchange of ideas from other hubbers and the comradery of fans.
I joined Hubpages.com because I was in love with writing on the web. I had some sort of overwhelming need to express myself, and I loved writing on the web because I felt like I could literally talk to the entire world.
I had been blogging on Myspace, and when their site started to die - someone told me that Hubpages.com was where I should be at, and that it was the best single place to write on the web because it was a very helpful community.
I was also told that it was just dumb to be doing what I already did - without the possibility of making a dime, and also because other persons were making money off of my own writing.
I'm very glad that I listened, and only regret that I didn't start writing on Hubpages sooner!
I used to be interested in writing when I was in school. I found myself at home with a broken foot and was laid off from my job of 14 years. I was poking around the internet and had started a blog. HubPages offered something my blog didn't have, a built in audience and community. I put off joining until I had a couple of hubs written and ready to go. I'd noticed that a lot of people join and never write anything, I didn't want to be one of them. So mostly, it gave me something to focus on and I figured I'd see where it went.
I joined to improve my writing skills, wanted to be part of an interactive community online and I just love to learn through reading. It is fun and the money is another side benefit for me.
I joined HubPages because I had so much going on inside me, and writing it in word docs and saving it to my hard drive just wasn't cutting it. I needed to find people who I could relate to... gain knowledge of my problems from, and possibly even grow with. I wasn't (and still am not) ready to expose myself to my friends and family (my 2 closest friends and mom excluded) ... but on here I am anonymous. I can open myself up, be completely candid, and I don't worry about what others will think of me, or how they'll talk about me to others..
Really.. this began as a safe haven.
I joined HubPages not so much for earning money but for fine-tuning my writing skills. After joining I have found that articles posted on HubPages are very informative and sincere. It has really enriched my life in the last two months.
I joined HubPages to gain extra knowledge which would be very helpful for me in my life.
I mainly joined because I thought it could be fun. Writing and adding all the different capsules makes a Hub almost like a painting. There's a lot of creativity involved.
Next to the fun I hoped I would get some followers and comments. I was overwhelmed. Not by the amount of followers but by the wonderful comments most of my Hubs got.
Another thing I really enjoy. I am Dutch. Writing in English and creating quality content is an extra challenge to me. I'm sure I can still improve a lot.
Moneywise I was only hoping for a little. And little I get:-) The appreciation though is priceless!
i joined because i like writing a lot and also gaining knowledge out of it was a great deal.
I actually was told by a friend to start writing on HubPages to promote my photography website. I have become totally hooked on writing here and am enjoying learning so many new things. My photography website has taken a "back burner" to my writing here on HubPages. I didn't know how much I enjoyed writing until I started here, now I am addicted! I can share my photography and write at the same time, plus make a little extra money. I really enjoy the people here and am impressed with the kindness and comradery here, who could ask for more!
I decided it was time to try writing as a career (something I'd always wanted to do, but didn't pursue), and stumbled onto HubPages as a great way to bring my skills up to speed while building an online portfolio (and making a little money as well!). I really like being able to write whenever and whatever I like, knowing that there's an audience who will provide valuable feedback and encouragement.
by GinaCPocan 6 years ago
What is your purpose for being on HubPages? Everyone had a purpose for joining, what was yours?When I ran across HubPages, it looked real cool I joined actually a couple years ago, but never did nothing with it. I wanted to write, but it seemed complicated. I love to write since a child. I think I...
by Baraccuza 12 months ago
Many people writing different things. But I and I'm sure that many other people would like to know the potential of hubpages. Thanks for answers.
by Mike Pugh 6 years ago
When you first joined hubpages. Did you ever get discouraged, because?When you first joined hubpages, we're you at all shocked or surprised to see fellow hubbers with impressive numbers like 1000+ hubs written? Did seeing such numbers at first, discourage you any, motivate you, or pose itself to...
by OSBERT JOEL C 4 years ago
Why did you joined Hubpages, for sharing your ideas? or for earning money? or to read interesting articles?, or to share your thoughts? Why have you joined Hubpages?
by StephanPoe 2 years ago
Have I joined HubPages on the worst time? Is HP dying?I've been here for 3 weeks, I'm actually enjoying it, the community is great and intelligent I'm learning a lot. But let's be honest, the money also matters a bit, I want to make a few extra bucks too. But now EVERYONE is talking about moving...
by Susannah Birch 7 years ago
If I joined hubpages today, with all the accumulated knowledge I have gained, first of all:I'd start writing product hubs.Why? Well they earn on both Adsense & Amazon, they're often easier to write than informational hubs and once you get into the swing of them you can easily make them fast.So...
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