Is it better to have your real name or a more or less anonymous username for your hub pages account?
Assuming you don't necessarily need/want to remain anonymous, is there any benefit to using your real name?
I prefer to be more anonymous. I don't want everyone to know everything about me. I would like to maintain some privacy. Some separation.
A lot of writers use pen names, sometimes several. I don't see it as any different.
I've been using "FatFreddysCat" (or variations on it) as an online alias for years now, so when I signed up here it was only natural do use that tag.
I'm not trying to build myself up as a "brand name" writer so the alias works fine for me.
by Zach 6 years ago
Hello,I'll give you a little background to the story here. I write on hubpages under the alias of Joe Macho. It was the first thing to pop in my head, and I find it more comfortable to write under this name than my real one. My problem now, is that I was contacted by another hubber and asked...
by Karen Hellier 5 years ago
What can I use for a username on Reddit?When I pick a username for Reddit, can I use my real name or should it be a cute/anonymous name so no one knows my real identity?
by Jackie Grant 3 months ago
Is there any way I can change my old username (Butterfly67) to the actual name that I have on my hubs now (Jackie Grant)? I'm assuming not but thought I might as well ask.
by Rickrideshorses 7 years ago
Hi,My username is 'Rickrideshorses' and I've wondered for some time if this has had an adverse effect on my overall traffic. I didn't think too much about the username when I picked it but now I'm concerned that people might either be put off by the username for whatever reason, they may not click...
by Tiffany Pasquale 4 years ago
What is the deeper meaning to your username?
by Chris 8 years ago
This may have been an earlier thread. oh wells...Drej is the character name I use in many of my short stories, comics, and novels. Sometimes he's the main character and sometimes he comes in for a brief appearance, a cameo. There are different variations of the name sometimes I use Drej, Dredge, or...
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