How do you make sufficient time and organize your time in order to consistently

Jump to Last Post 1-4 of 4 discussions (6 posts)
  1. healingsword profile image79
    healingswordposted 6 years ago

    How do you make sufficient time and organize your time in order to consistently write quality Hubs?

    For those Hubbers who work full-time, even perhaps have families as well, when do you write?  Do you complete a Hub in one sitting?

  2. tsmog profile image80
    tsmogposted 6 years ago

    OK, I feel honest today healingsword. Like today, I wrote a hub. The cost - not doing the laundry at a laundry mat. I will find time for that tomorrow instead bright and early . . . maybe smile If only I knew where an all night place was then it would be no problem until the drier gets fixed sad  .  .  . otherwise, nowadays one a week is all I can afford, some mad dashes to say hi now and then, and read everything I can while always voting.

    And, yes I tend to do it in one sitting, although a trick is to walk a bit every 20 minutes or so for circulation. Stand on my head now and then for blood flow too, just kidding. But, I've read it seems to have scientific validity. Oh you can have that hub if you want smile

    Got to go to work, adios . . .

    1. healingsword profile image79
      healingswordposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Hi tsmog,

      Thanks for the laughs, as well as for sharing your current process.  I am with you regarding maybe getting the laundry done!  I agree, too, that getting up every 20 minutes is a wise step.  Thanks for your response!

  3. SylviaSky profile image93
    SylviaSkyposted 6 years ago

    I almost never complete a Hub in one sitting because of the research involved and the work of creating the best possible title, tags and summary. And often it takes a while to find an appropriate illustration. A Hub usually takes me at least three sittings.

    When I get the idea I quickly write a title and then a partial draft or outline. That can take as little as half an hour. I can always stay up half an hour later to get this done.

    Then, when I have bits of time, sometimes as little as 15 minutes, I will seek out and compile factual information. I often have ideas for refining my draft when I'm away from my computer. I always write these ideas down and keep the notes near the computer.

    Then when I have a good block of time -- it can be a day later or a month later -- now that I have all the material  I will rewrite and put my copyright and contact info on it, and complete the summary and tags and links, mount the photo, and tweak the title.  I'm always tempted to post right away, but it is best to go do something else and return to the piece and re-read it one last time for clarity and style.

    1. healingsword profile image79
      healingswordposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Hi SylviaSky,  I know what you mean about wanting to post right away when the Hub is complete.  However, if I wait and then return to further edit/proofread, I usually find errors and am glad I waited.  Thanks for sharing your process!

  4. cheaptoys profile image61
    cheaptoysposted 6 years ago

    i try to do it in one setting. set a target like a hub a week to force you to write them


This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

Show Details
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)