How long does it take you on average to finish a hub?

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  1. Heather Jacobs profile image62
    Heather Jacobsposted 6 years ago

    How long does it take you on average to finish a hub?

  2. sweetzara profile image82
    sweetzaraposted 6 years ago

    Generally it takes me three to four days to finish a hub if you consider thinking time and research etc. The actual writing takes about three to four hours with another day or two for rewrites and editing. However, I have not written a hub in a long time since nothing has struck my fancy.

    1. Heather Jacobs profile image62
      Heather Jacobsposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I'm glad I'm not the only one who takes a couple of days. I tend to start writing a hub, wait a day, write some more, wait a day... Its terrible I think I have about 6 hubs waiting for me to finally finish them!

  3. dezalyx profile image95
    dezalyxposted 6 years ago

    I have been writing crochet patterns for my hubs. Once I get a design idea, I usually take a day or two to not only make the project, but also to type it all out (including notes) as a hub.

    1. Heather Jacobs profile image62
      Heather Jacobsposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I’ve always wanted to try to crochet – maybe I’ll have to check out some of your hubs! I can only image it would take quite a bit of work to describe a crochet pattern. Thank you for answering!

  4. Zubair Ahmed profile image72
    Zubair Ahmedposted 6 years ago

    That depends on the topic that I am covering.  If it's a topic that I can rattle of from own head then probably a one hour to a few hours.  On the other hand if its something that requires me to do some research then it could take more than a few hours to a day or so.

    What I found with trail and error is that the more research I do and the time I take to do my hubs the better the traffic results and earnings once its published.

    1. Heather Jacobs profile image62
      Heather Jacobsposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you for answering! It seems like it really varies not only person to person but even for individuals.

  5. livingabroad profile image68
    livingabroadposted 6 years ago

    In general, too long! Probably a bit of a perfectionist, I am slightly anal when it comes to writing hubs. I wish I wasn't and would love to have the ability to write quality stuff at a decent rate! We should all be aiming to write to the best of our abilities, what's the point otherwise? Hopefully putting a lot of effort will make it worthwhile in the end, and just imagine the fun whilst trying to do so! Happy hubbing

  6. mathira profile image85
    mathiraposted 6 years ago

    It takes me approximately three hours to write and edit my hub. I write nothing technical. My hubs are  all about my life experience and how I got out of it and so contains just inspirational ideas.

    1. Heather Jacobs profile image62
      Heather Jacobsposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Hi Mathira! I wish my hubs took three hours, that a much more reasonably time! Maybe I can get there with some practice… we will see! Thank you for answering!

  7. mary615 profile image92
    mary615posted 6 years ago

    Some Hubbers say they write a Hub in an hour!  I can't understand that.  Unless they are writing a short poem or a recipe, I can do that.  If I want to write a  Hub that I think will make me a few pennies, I will spend maybe two or three days before I hit that publish button.  It takes time to research, write, find a video I like, the summary, photos, etc.  It's a struggle for me .

  8. Georgie Lowery profile image93
    Georgie Loweryposted 6 years ago

    I can write a short Hub off the top of my head in less than an hour, but some of my longer ones can take days. I wrote one about a heavy metal singer that actually did take me four days to finish.

    1. Heather Jacobs profile image62
      Heather Jacobsposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Wow an hour! I’m impressed. I don’t know if I’ll ever be able to get my hubs down to an hour.

 
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