I had been participating in a writers forum when another member mentioned Hub Pages. I went to take a look. Since I had several articles that I had previously written for a print newspaper, and still had the rights, I decided to recycle some of them. That's how I started.
I had just quit my job and was looking for ways to make money while I stayed home with my toddler. Ran across them in a Google search and gave it a go. Glad I did, all these years later. They made me think I could make it as a writer and though I have others income sources, I will always remember my first platform.
I found it thru an ad on Monster.com. I had previously been writing CD reviews for a music e-zine but they had just closed up shop, and I was left with a few pieces that I never had a chance to send in to them... so I said "what the heck," signed up at HP and posted'em. The rest is history, as they say.
As for me, I tried to search for ways to earn online and found HubPages. I tried signing up and discovered that I need a google adsense approved before I can start earning. But I have come to love the system here so I am still here. It's fun.
I think I was googling a different paid writing website and HubPages was mentioned in an article about it. I had been disheartened by ehow because of how strict they were with their formatting. And HP provided a more laid-back alternative.
I'm very interested in Japanese anime and was searching for info about Dragon Ball Z and Pokemon. This is when I came across well written articles on HubPages about these. I also had an interest in writing. Both these interests were overlapping and so I joined HubPages.
by sunflowerforests 5 years ago
How do you properly cite the music used in a video? I found the music on a "free" download site. I cited this site as the source of the music. I believe I should have given credit to the song artist. This being my first video; I am unsure of the correct...
by Snøwman 4 years ago
How did you find out about hubpages?People were talking about it on webanswers so I came here to check it out.
by Dan W Miller 2 years ago
I have created a pitiful 29 hubs in four years. But I'm a lot more active on facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google Search. You people MUST LIVE ON HERE! How in the world do you find subjects for crying out loud? You must be just writing for writing sake. In order to write something, I have to FEEL IT,...
by greathub 10 years ago
HiThere are always several new requests that have already been answered or their answers already exist. So, wouldn't it be nice to suggest the hubs already present as answers to the request. And the hubber who asked the question should have power to accept the previously-written hub as an...
by Charles T Baumert 2 years ago
Hello everyone,I am new to HubPages and I want to hear how long you have been using HubPages and what your experiences are like using the site? Also, do any of you have your own domain and blog? If so, what is it about? I would love to hear your feedback!Cheers,Charlie
by leakeem 6 years ago
I have read somewhere here that google search engines take into account the page-views to compute ranking. Is it advisable to delete non-performing Hubs, those with 0 pageviews a day, as a way to increase traffic in an attempt to increase ranking?How do you deal with low-performing hubs?thanks in...
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