Hello everyone, I am a bit late this week, still shocked by the news of Ryan leaving HubPages. As you might know, the HubMob was an initiative started by Ryan Hupfer to support Hubbers and of course to have fun Hubbing together about the same topic every week. Do not forget to pop in the forum thread to say goodbye to our Hup and wish him all the best on his new project!
Like every week, I'd like to thank all of the HubMobsters who took part in last week's New Year around the World HubMob. It was great to discover new traditions and ways to celebrate New Year.
The holidays are approaching, winter holidays for some of us and summer holidays for others. But whether it is a summer or winter break that you are looking forwards to, we all share one concern: Transportation. Some of us will be travelling abroad to spend Christmas in the sun, while others will be opting for snow breaks but we are all going to be travelling, whether it is by plane, train, car, bus or boat. Even those of you who are staying at home will be facing a sudden surcharge of highways and public transport on your everyday routine as holiday shopping takes over the season. This is the week to write all about transport; private, public, ecological, luxurious or economical.
Some ideas for a HubMob hub on Transportation are:
Boats & Ships
Driving Licenses & Permits
High Speed Trains
Regulations & Restrictions
Roads & Highways
Transportation around the world
Underground & Subway
To join this week's HubMob please follow the steps below:
1. YOU MUST START YOUR HUB CLICKING THIS LINK. Choose the Answer the Request green button. Choose the MAKE A HUB ABOUT IT option.
2. Choose a relevant title for your Hub to get a good ranking in the search engines, AVOID starting your title with "Weekly HubMob"
3. Include the HubMob RSS Feed in your hub: http://hubpages.com/question/27475/hubm … ew&rss
4. Add the HubMob graphic to your hub so that everyone who reads it will know that it is part of the official HubMob topic of the week.
5. If necessary, change the category for your hub.
6. After you publish your HubMob Hub, come back to the forum and post a link to your hub with a brief description of what you wrote about and why. Take advantage of the free publicity!
Thanks Princessa - Was hoping to be first but with our time difference will not make it - its past midnight and I have a lot of info to sift through. Good topic (as usual). Thanks for the hard work to keep us busy
Sorry Laura - I was just publishing mine when I flicked over to see your message.
You are welcome Laura. It looks like we share a similar time... it was MY night time too when I posted the topic for the week sorry I couldn' do it earlier. I promise to be on time next week
This is an excellent topic and I have just published a hubmob about the scary, but outstandingly beautiful bus trip between Vang Vieng and Luang Prabang in Laos.
Here it is and I hope you enjoy it:
I'm hoping to write some more for this hubMob!
This one is a good, fun topic!
Privatized Space Flight http://hubpages.com/t/f22f4
Ryan is leaving? Why what happened. Will go check out the link.
Ryan started the HubMob Weekly Topics Now
We Are Really miss you Ryan ...
My Hub this week. A tribute to Budget Airlines.
It is good for those who need to travel for Christmas and for vacation.
great topic (as usual). problem is, my mind is blank right now for a hub to write under this hubmob . Oh well, maybe I'll get inspiration later. Thanks Princessa.
For transportation, here's my contribution:
http://hubpages.com/hub/The-Minivan-the … -Cool-Moms
I'm not sure I'm doing the RSS feed correctly, I haven't done this before, could someone take a look?
Something different...Travel by dog team
http://hubpages.com/hub/Eco-friendly-Ar … g-Sledding
Here is my first contribution for this week:
Airplane Seats Are Not All Equal
http://hubpages.com/hub/Airplane-Seats- … -All-Equal
It's My First Hubmob
How can you modify your scooter to go fast
http://hubpages.com/hub/How-can-you-mod … to-go-fast
Please give me some suggestion regarding improving my Hubs.
Here is my contribution for this week.
It is a tough topic this week. Does not lend creativity wings.
It is a difficult one but the HubMob hubs submitted this week are already doing great so it is worth the effort. Have a look at the Transportation in Society category page http://hubpages.com/topics/politics-and … ation/4953
Our HubMobsters are already featured writers for this category!
Well done ethel smith, Patty Inglish, RedElf, travelespresso, chenmikehk and creation75.
Here's my second hub for this hubmob. A 1940's DC3 aircraft restored by enthusiasts offers a unique view as it flies low over Auckland City. This is flying as it used to be!
I hope you enjoy reading it.
I notice that quite a few hubmob hubs this week do not include the RSS feed. In all fairness I think this should be compulsory as this is the whole idea of Hubmob hubs as opposed to stand-alone hubs (so that all the hubs get extra exposure)
Hello Laura...I read your message and was sure I wasn't one of the "offending" hubs but when I checked them - to my surprise I was! I have found the feeds quite unstable. I had them working on both hubs earlier but then after making a couple of minor adjustments they weren't working again! Don't know quite what I am doing as this is very new to me but a second ago they were both working. Thank you so much for drawing my attention to it.
I cant seem to get my RSS feed to hold. . when I test it . . it is ok but I have gone back and in and out and over and out. . and still once I check after I hit dont editing it says Rss does not seem to be valid!!!!
H e l p!
Highlight the RSS link on the first post. Right click on your mouse and select "Copy link location" and then paste in your RSS feed capsule. (make sure you have selected an RSS feed capsule and not a link capsule)
Hope you get it right as this is the whole idea of the hubmob hubs.
Yes...I had all sorts of problems with mine earlier too. They were working and then not! I answered a request earlier in this thread (page 2) as another option to try. Hope you get it working.
Here's another HubMob from me!
I am so excited I've managed three transportation hubs this week! This unravels some of the word mysteries in sailing - knowing your sheets, hatches, head, knots and more will help when on board.
I hope you enjoy reading it.
Coming from South Africa I have done a hub about the ferry to the notorious Robben Island, home to Nelson Mandela as a political prisoner for many years.
Here is the link: http://hubpages.com/hub/Robben-Island-F … itage-Site
Robben Island Ferry - Transport Link to this World Heritage Site
Hi Everyone. This is my first time ever trying to create a hub for HubMob Weekly. Wow! I had to pick transportation! But I was determine to create a good hub for it. So, here goes ...
Living in the Chicago area, public transportation can be a pain in my ... back! With less people riding the buses, fares are increasing, service is poor, and the schedule is a mess. It could be much better if more people rode public transit in place of driving their personal cars to work. But how to accomplish this is an elusive target. So I figured I would put out my ideas on How to get more people to ride public transportation, to inspire other to take note and help to change the system.
I hope I have done this right. I'm not sure if I included the HubMob RSS Feed correctly. If someone could check and let me know, I would appreciate it.
Well done on your first hubmob. It is excellent.
Your RSS feed isn't working. I've had a challenging time getting mine to work too. I copied the URL given with the hubmob instructions and pasted it into a new browser and then copied and pasted it again into the RSS feed. That seems to work better for me. Good luck.
A must do if ever you are in Cape Town :
http://hubpages.com/hub/Adrenalin-Rush- … etnam-Huey
Adrenalin Rush on a Genuine Vietnam Huey
FIXED GEAR BIKE IS BEST BIKE
Any way to add an existing hub to the hubmob? I don't want to do it all over again?
Here we go, buckle your seat belts and get ready for an adventure! http://hubpages.com/hub/Freaky-Flights
Just read it. You make me want to buckle up myself on my seat, and I'm not flying
Another reason for that glass of champagne Cindy... in less than 24 hours you are already featuring in Google's first page, you are number 3 among 444000 results!!!
Ready to arrive at your destination in Style? Sit back and let the driver take you where ever you want to go!
http://hubpages.com/hub/Arrive-In-Style … -and-Style
Wavegirl, I have the same problem with the rss feed, so have just left it.
Sorry Princesa I encountered some minor problem posting this hub hehehe its been a long quite while I haven't submitted Hubs in HubMob...
Here is my HubMob entry this week...
Product Review of Toyota's Cars of the Future
http://hubpages.com/hub/Product-Review- … -of-Future
Here is my contribution; this sure bought back some fun memories associated with my high school days.
http://hubpages.com/hub/Prom-Limos-How- … -Limousine
http://hubpages.com/hub/Is-there-any-wo … -in-the-UK
Wrote this early in the week but think I forgot to post the link.
Fasten your seat belts we're going shopping HubMob style
http://hubpages.com/hub/Transporting-to … bMob-style
Relax....we're visiting a time warp. Transportation options for tourists to Cuba.
http://hubpages.com/hub/Cuba-Holiday-Tr … r-Tourists
Hope you enjoy it.
Table Mountain has been nominated as a finalist for the New 7 Wonders of the World. Read this hub to find out why.
http://hubpages.com/hub/Sydney-Harbour- … the-tracks
Sydney Harbour - because it's pretty
Here's my contribution:
http://hubpages.com/hub/My-First-Car-19 … let-Impala
Better late than never - Polar Bear tours in the Arctic
http://hubpages.com/hub/eco-friendly-Ar … Bear-Tours
...and congratulations, Cindy!
here is mine...How Hard Is It To Pass a Drivers Test In a Toronado? but my synapse' didnt synape they just napped when I entered the title the first time I wrote el dorado instead of toronado so the actual http is incorrect http://hubpages.com/hub/How-Hard-Is-It- … -EL-Dorado
hey you guys just wait!! you too will have sleeping between synapes one day!!!
fun hubmob Princessa this week thank you and love to you!!
good morning to all!
I hope my hub is not too late!
Here is my very first ever HubMob entry:
It is about touring Paris by bicycle.
I got this far in the update but my computer keeps freezing up. I'm afraid I'm going to lose what's there, so I'm shutting down for the night.
The HubMob Conveyance Co.
I'll be back!
yeh I got a big picture feature!
http://hubpages.com/hub/Transporting-to … bMob-style
Just thought I would like to share with my fellow Hubmobsters that one of my first hubmob hubs http://hubpages.com/hub/The-Best-Christ … e-Can-Give
has a 100 Score
I am really excited about this. Have been waiting for days as the score hovers around 98 and 99 and then dips to 91 but its now 100!
Thanks travelespresso - yours will reach 100. Holding thumbs it is soon and that you don't miss it. Mine will probably drop down again soon.
Here are my two, last minute, contributions:
http://hubpages.com/hub/Sea-Travel-Luxu … -High-Seas
My last contribution for the week. I enjoyed this topic so much I could carry on for another week or two.
The last scheduled steam train in South Africa is up for sale. Any buyers?
http://hubpages.com/hub/Investors-Neede … n-on-Track
Geez...This is my first HubMob Hub ever
http://hubpages.com/hub/aboard-a-greyho … e-holidays
Be easy with it
to the HubMobs dohn121. You can say you are a HubMobster now, I enjoyed reading your hub.
*sigh* I'm still writing my one and only hubmob this week. Took me this long to get an inspiration. Hope I can still catch up before the new topic arrives *hint, hint*.
Ok HubMobster... New topic is out http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/28677
Here's my hub for this Hubmob:
http://hubpages.com/hub/Why-We-Bought-a … d-Car?done
Guess I procrastinated on this one . But better late than never.
Thanks Princessa for the new topic .
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