What are some good quick tips for people that are new to HubPages?
What are some things that you wish you knew when you first started out?
Use ALL of the tools available to you when you're editing your hubs. Always preview prior to publishing and optimize your articles for search traffic.
I use a digital typewriter instead of a laptop most of the time for my rough draft. Especially when I'm out and about. If it gets damaged or stolen, I'm not out near as much as the cost of a new computer. It is a lot harder to damage and the battery life isn't even a consideration.
This doesn't address Hubpages specifically, but it makes writing for me far easier in many settings.
Follow the sage advice contained within Hubs of long-timers, with a good number of followers.
One simple thing is add 2 extra text capsules per page break, video, photo or text capsules. This will break up the page nicely, while leaving room for advertising.
If you have chosen to be an advertiser for e-bay and or amazon, and you include capsules from them, use search words, of the products that are pertinent to your Hub. You have to erasing the title that automatically fills, and replace them with search words paralleling your article.
My last piece of advice is, do not stop writing. This is like planting a garden, and it sometimes takes a while to get a harvest.
by Andrew Day 2 years ago
Hi,I've signed up and am ready to start making hubs in my specialised subject, but I was wondering what the earning potential of hubbig (if that's a word) actually is. I realise it all depends on how attractive your pages are and how good they are etc, but what are people actually earning? I am not...
by Sondra Rochelle 4 years ago
With all the changes due to the merger with Squidoo, I thought some of the incoming writers could benefit from a few tips to help them get started with writing here.Pay attention to the little writing guide in the upper right hand corner of your Hub Tool when you are in the edit mode. It will...
by Susannah Birch 3 years ago
I'm bored. Ok correction, I'm procrastinating. I randomly come on and off the forums and on this return visit I've seen SO many people questioning why their hubs aren't making money and/or getting traffic.So for as long I'm having fun, feel free to post below (either for your whole account or one...
by Paddy 5 weeks ago
I've just finished boot camp recently and I feel like I have started my journey.I have yet to achieve any meaningful kind of traffic to my hubs, but I figure I'm just starting out and these things take time. My question to everyone is how do you find the most success on HubPages.What resources...
by sam24354 2 years ago
I have just started, so I dont expect it in the near future, but how many hubs, or how many months before you start making money? How much traffic is considered to be good traffic? Right now I am getting about an average of 75 hits per day on 4 hubs. Is that good? What...
by homes88m 9 years ago
so i started on hubpages like 4 days ago, which i know is really recent, but i have joined amazon and google affiliate programs and aren't making any money. I have had 49 impressions today and no clicks. I have 10 hubs and all of them have amazon adds, i get about 100 views a day, which i figure is...
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