Do most people start articles with a paragraph or a picture?
If you use pictures do you use a boarder or not? I am finding out my score changes when I change where the picture is located. Does anyone else notice this?
I usually start mine with a picture. Does the score go up if it is placed after the first text capsule?
I tried with a couple different articles and it seems some do better with a paragraph first. But my poems do better with a picture first. I wait more then 3 hrs after to check and there always seems to be a difference. I was wondering if any noticed.
Hey, Terrie :)So, I experimented with this last night(I always put pic first), this time I put pic after text and the scores have all gone up (some as much as 7 points)! Thank you for bringing this up, I will keep experimenting with other articles.
SA WILLAIMS. That's great. I hope it keeps working for you.
Yup, so I did it to all of my articles (none are poems) and the scores have risen on all.I suspect this is to do with being more google friendly.The crawler has more initial text to pull from? Just a theory.Curious to see long results
If the photo is central to the text, or the text topic, it might be better to post the photo first. Photos are also attention grabbers, if they are good and germane to the subject.
Photos throughout a Hub draw readers onward.
Thank you Demas. That's What I noticed poems do better with photo first and my serious healdove articles do better with an intro first. Do You border the photos or leave them without?
The empty spaces seem border enough to me.
oh I see. I never thought about it like that. I am going to see if it makes a difference. Thank you.
It's something I've never thought about, Terrie. The way I do it is I write my article then save it to my Hubpages File. Then I transfer a copy back to 'My Docs.' This is the copy which is gradually pasted (cut and paste) into the Hubpages.
When I start, Hubpages provides firstly a text and SECONDLY a picture box. On the right hand side there is also a button (button?) where you have the opportunity to download more text boxes AND more picture boxes. I generally bring down about ten text boxes and four more picture boxes.
There is also a button, further down on the right hand side, which allows you to 'sort' how you want to place the picture boxes among the text boxes.
So, when I begin, I cut and past the first paragraph into the first text box. I then select the picture box provide by the system, and place my first picture. As I move down, placing text, then maybe another text, then a picture, I continue this until all the text has been placed...and, of course, those other four pictures.
So, in a typical Hub, I might have ten or twelve, or more text boxes, interspersed with, say, five, six, or seven picture.
I often place a portrait photo of myself in the first picture box, but no always. Take a look at my Hubpages, that will give you an idea.
Hope that helps.
Thank you tom that's a very informative answer. I use IPad for most of my articles and just use the little blue add bar at the left of my HubPages and add text and pictures from there. From a note book I write in first. Do you add a boarder to pictur
by Rachel Koski5 years ago
How do you make those nice, neat text boxes with the colored backgrounds in your articles?I love them! You really organize the information nicely. Maybe this is a dumb question (lol) but I can't seem to figure out how...
by sunstreeks8 years ago
I use the internet with Firefox. All other websites seem to load just fine, my internet connection is pretty fast, but Hubpages is getting increasingly slower for me. Also, the picture and text problem with not saving...
by 6hotfingers36 years ago
Where do you find good ideas for pictures taken for your hub articles?
by JoAnneElizabeth6 years ago
Hello Forum,Even though I signed up with HubPages a little more than a year ago, I am still very "new" to HubPages, and I have only written one Hub sor far. What I want to know is do I need to provide a...
by Sami Paul8 months ago
Hi Hubbers,I'd like some help with passing the Quality Assessment Process. Will you please give feedback on my Hub Coming Closer to Family Make you more Healthier (must be signed in to view). What can I do to improve?...
by ladyauthor476 years ago
I got the following message on one of my hubpages:SubstandardWatermarked or Pixelated Photos or VideosI posted a coloring/comic book I created to help special needs children to learn about Electrical Outlet Safety. I...
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.