My hubpages are more involve with DIY crafts, Handmade cards, recipe and health issues. So, I describe my interest of what articles i write and most people prefer my recipes and crafts.
Since most of my hubs are opinion pieces, I usually just state that I am a contributor to HubPages.Com and include the address for my sub domain and a brief explanation of the type of writing I do. Depending on the job, I may not include it in the resume. I have a basic resume, but I tweak it for the particular job I am seeking. However, at 62, people are not knocking down my door, so it may not make any difference.
I list it as one of my writing credits for freelance writing gigs.
Just write that you are a creative writer for HuPages. Explain a little about the site and what you write about.
I believe I list it as "Web content writer" but putting it under freelance works as well. It does help if you have a specific kind of hub that you are best at. For example, if you're applying to a position with computers, it would help to mention that you write computer tutorials.
I like the idea of putting hub writings on a resume. It shows that we are using our skills in this way, and I find it makes others very curious if you talk about it.
Great question this is. We should never think of our writings as just a hobby, but a skill for sure.
That's a really great question! I really hadn't thought to even include it on my CV/resume until now. I do mention it on Facebook however and listed my role as a contributor on HubPages. I do agree with others that if you focus on a specific type of Hub (computers, medical, DIY, etc), then you should definitely mention that in your description. Explaining the site and linking your page is also a very good idea. I look forward to reading what others have to say/suggest
Along with the other article sites I contribute to, I usually refer to them as 'web content writing' or 'article writing'. For my paid pieces, I refer to them under my SEO section.
I actually have listed HubPages on my resume or, alternatively, my CV. On a resume, I listed it in my experience section or skill section as a freelance writer. On a CV, I listed the relevant hubs by title. However, there are many things to consider. First and foremost, listing your experience on HubPages on your resume should be relevant to the position you are seeking. Next, consider the quality of your hubs and the totality of the work on HubPages. HubPages can be listed in the experience, skills, activities, hobbies, and interest sections of a resume. Pick the one section where it will be most valuable. Today I posted a hub entitled "How To List HubPages on Your Resume or CV." You may find it useful.
by Pamela Oglesby 7 years ago
What do you think about someone on Hubpages that pays a freelance writer to write their articles?
by skperdon 4 years ago
Fellow Hub writers, I would really like your input on this topic please. I am being offered writing jobs from individuals who would like to pay a writer to write on Hubages for them. Is this a legitimate?I've gotten offers from corporations looking content writers and offers from free lance online...
by helene_c 4 years ago
It there anyone who uses HubPages as their portfolio to get freelance writing work?I would like to start applying for freelance writing jobs and I believe I need a portfolio of work to demonstrate my writing skills. Does anyone use HubPages for this purpose? Or a personal web page? I am interested...
by J.T. 10 years ago
I´ve spend some time here at hubpages reading about writing jobs, and many of them talk about getafreelancer, as a good site, but i´m not sure how it works, do you have to be a genius writer to make some money there or can it be done by someone like me, I know that getting to the level of...
by Nicola Thompson 6 years ago
Another hubber, DrMark1961 asked if Hubbing could be a full time job, which got my attention. I have always wanted to be a full time writer, and while I know that Hubpages is not going to give me a hefty pay out what with the google adsense and all that other malarkey taking chunks out (as other...
by Rebecca Sutton 5 years ago
I suppose it depends on your desired job and experience...I am an English major, would I want to put my HubPages on my resume?Would I want to simply mention that I write a blog? perhaps a short explanation of it? Actually put the web address down?ie: Author, personal blog focusing on adult students...
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