On average, how long does it take for you to create a new Hub?

Jump to Last Post 1-9 of 9 discussions (16 posts)
  1. Living Well Now profile image70
    Living Well Nowposted 6 years ago

    On average, how long does it take for you to create a new Hub?

    I'm curious about the amount of time Hubbers spend creating a new HubPage.

    It takes me, on average, a couple of days or more to create a new hub. The research, writing, getting photos and videos, and laying out the hub takes time.

  2. Seeker7 profile image93
    Seeker7posted 6 years ago

    My research and getting good copyright free photographs takes the longest time. For me, writing a hub can take anything from 3 days to 4 weeks, depending on the subject. I also leave a completed hub for a minimum of 48 hours without looking at it. I then go back and it's amazing how a fresh eye can see things to be improved and typos. I guess I'm slow compared to many hubbers on the site, but  I feel there's no need to rush and I'd rather push for quality rather than quantity. I'm sure there are writers who can create high quality hubs very fast, but I'm afraid I'm not one of them.

    1. Living Well Now profile image70
      Living Well Nowposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I'll publish a hub as soon as I complete it and then go back and tweak it, looking for errors or changing the layout and words.

  3. p10kabhijita profile image50
    p10kabhijitaposted 6 years ago

    If I look at the entire process from ideation to publishing it generally takes me 1-4 days. I quite agree that before publishing leaving the hub for a day and then coming back to look at it gives a whole new perspective to your article. It also helps one correct spelling mistakes or certain mistakes which are not evident on the first go.

  4. Anishpat profile image81
    Anishpatposted 6 years ago

    Here is a link to the same question asked by  Heather Jacobs, less than a day ago:

    http://hubpages.com/question/182566/how … nish-a-hub

    1. Living Well Now profile image70
      Living Well Nowposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for the link. I hadn't seen it. When I wrote the question it didn't come up as having been asked before. I'm kind of surprised.

    2. Anishpat profile image81
      Anishpatposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      No problem! I put it up here so you can read more answers.

  5. UnnamedHarald profile image95
    UnnamedHaraldposted 6 years ago

    It usually takes me a day to research, write and find supporting images for a hub. Unfortunately, it also usually takes me 1 to 2 days to find a subject that interests me.

    1. Living Well Now profile image70
      Living Well Nowposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I clip things and make notes in Evernote. I'll start hub titles in Google Docs and then write them when the fancy strikes me. I don't have any problems generating ideas, I have problems on following through and generating content wink

  6. freecampingaussie profile image62
    freecampingaussieposted 6 years ago

    I wrote & did my last hub in 2-3 hours , as I have so many photos it was tough choosing the right ones about the Beach & Mountains .
    Sometimes it takes me 3-4 hours even up to 2 days.

    1. Living Well Now profile image70
      Living Well Nowposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      You're much quicker than I am. I agonize over words more than photos.

  7. Crazzykylex profile image59
    Crazzykylexposted 6 years ago

    60 minutes (or sometimes less) before I hit publish. Those 60 minutes includes:
    Choosing topic
    Brainstorming
    Researching
    Writing
    Inserting Images, and videos (if applicable)
    Listing Amazon products
    Re-reading the hub in a go
    ...That's it! And then I go for the final step: PUBLISH

  8. Faceless39 profile image94
    Faceless39posted 6 years ago

    I can do a heavily researched hub in 6-15 hours generally.  Honestly I don't keep track, but it's something like that.  I use on average 10-15 sources, and first have to familiarize myself with all of the facts and viewpoints, pull them together into my own interpretation, and then get the photos to match.  I'm also a perfectionist, which means I go back and endlessly edit all my hubs.

    Some hubs I've written in a couple hours, but most take quite a few.  I'm more concerned with quality than quantity, and I'm finding that it's really paying off.

    1. Living Well Now profile image70
      Living Well Nowposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I can relate to constantly tweaking hubs. I'm still tweaking my first and I know I'll have content to add to it in a couple of months.

  9. Daughter Of Maat profile image95
    Daughter Of Maatposted 6 years ago

    I just recently started the 30 hubs in 30 days challenge in an effort to speed up my writing process a bit. I was publishing a hub about every week and a half. My 5 most recent hubs took me one day each. The one on vitamin C didn't take as long as the one on biphasic sleep (I had to wait for my cats to fall asleep for the pictures I wanted lol). I'm not sure I can get my hubs done much faster, although I'd like to, but I don't want my quality to suffer either. My research, by far, takes the longest. Writing it can be agonizing if I'm uninspired that day. But photos and video seem to be easiest for me. (I wish writing was the easiest!).

    1. Living Well Now profile image70
      Living Well Nowposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I would have to be holed up somewhere to write 30 hubs in 30 days. That's quite a challenge. I agree, research takes the longest, followed by writing. Pics and vids are fairly easy.

Closed to reply
 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com 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: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
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 googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
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)
Marketing
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.
Statistics
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)