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Where do you get ideas for your hubs?

  1. yenajeon profile image81
    yenajeonposted 8 years ago

    Where does everyone get their ideas or inspiration for so many hubs? I've seen people with hundreds!
    Please Share!

    1. shazwellyn profile image50
      shazwellynposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      from my head!  Something might trigger me to think hubber!  I will try anything really that takes my fancy and learn by it, at the same time I have created a hub about it.  If you have a thirst for knowledge, then research the subject and hub what you have learned.  It really is a great thing at hubpages! x

    2. dohn121 profile image82
      dohn121posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      The idea bank is always a good place to look whenever you're stumped.

      Overall, just write whatever interests you and write what you know.

    3. falcon64 profile image67
      falcon64posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Just because they are born to be a great writer.

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      cosetteposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      i second what Dohn said.

    5. vox vocis profile image82
      vox vocisposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I've got millions of ideas all based on my personal interest! It's not difficult to have ideas but to write good quality hubs based on these ideas! If you are a good writer and you are good in organizing your thoughts, you can write several hubs on just one idea! You can write about your hobbies, work, life experience, different opinions on different matters like friendship, relationships...visit forums and get the idea for your hub from posted questions, write about topics based on magazine or newspaper headlines...anything!!!

    6. Alessia Amnesia profile image55
      Alessia Amnesiaposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      My life plays a key interest in what I write. I won't write about something unless I am truly interested in it and am confident that I understand it enough to write about. Other times, I just go at it and you're stuck with what you get.

    7. ladypatience profile image59
      ladypatienceposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I get my inspiration from my family, 90 percent of them are nuts, so that makes for good writing.

    8. AEvans profile image80
      AEvansposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      99.9% of mine come right from my own mind since most of them are creative, others on health issues etc. The .1% come directly from the Answers area of hubpages. You can turn the questions into hubs.smile

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    Crazdwriterposted 8 years ago

    Me...my life, my life experiences, watching life and others around me, my imagination, and things I am truly interseted in. smile

  3. relache profile image88
    relacheposted 8 years ago

    I'd have to say "my life" too.

  4. Cagsil profile image60
    Cagsilposted 8 years ago

    Where do you get idea for your hubs?

    I have a vast amount of knowledge and wisdom that I want to share with the World. For every life that I touch, there is a good effect to happen.

    My life's purpose is based on morality and a determination to change society's direction, regardless of whether or not, I have to go one by one. This automatically develops/creates ideas for me to move forward and I can prioritize them so as to push the idea into a reality of action.

    Thank you for the question. smile

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    lyricsingrayposted 8 years ago

    everywhere, somewhere, over there, under there, around here, all but where?  What was the question? lol

    1. tobey100 profile image60
      tobey100posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Concentrate girl!  The best thing about a hub, it can be about anything and everybody knows something.  Write it down.

  6. waynet profile image80
    waynetposted 8 years ago

    My monkey always says "Can you write about this Ginge?" and I say why yes of course!

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    lyricsingrayposted 8 years ago

    waynet hush now and hand over some of those hubs i say.  Just an idea big_smile

  8. Jane@CM profile image60
    Jane@CMposted 8 years ago

    My life, my head, observation.

  9. yenajeon profile image81
    yenajeonposted 8 years ago

    gras! I actually didnt even know about an idea bank. I need more inspiration as I would hate to write lots of hubs about duplicate things sad thats just lame.

  10. Urbane Chaos profile image94
    Urbane Chaosposted 8 years ago

    I did quite a bit of work for the historical society where I used to live, so I take a lot of the research that I did there and transfer it to my hubs.

    For my articles on unusual places and such, I have several books about places to visit.  I'll visit the places that interest me, take notes, a few pictures, and I'm good to go.  All I have to do is pull out the information, do a little research, and write out a few paragraphs.

    For everything else, it just comes out of me head.. There's not a lot in there, so I don't know how that's possible, but it is. hmm

    The best advice I can give is this: Find books or magazines that interest you.. pick a topic that one of them covers, then either try to prove that article wrong or make it better.

    Just a thought.. big_smile

  11. ddsurfsca profile image74
    ddsurfscaposted 8 years ago

    mine all come from my past, or my life present, but what helps, because I noticed that I will think about something, and think, that would make a good hub.  Then later I forget what it was.  So when I think of an idea right away I get my notebook out and jot it down, then later I don't forget.  I have gotten four or five in advance written down in the notebook, then I get to choose which one I want to work on.

  12. darkside profile image82
    darksideposted 8 years ago

    I's got billions.

  13. Dale Nelson profile image44
    Dale Nelsonposted 8 years ago

    I do get out of the house often so I just mosey into any book shops I pass and theres always loads of titles and books that spark the imagination.Then home to research. Got to be interesting though otherwise whats the point if your hearts not in what you write.

  14. theirishobserver. profile image61
    theirishobserver.posted 8 years ago

    To be honest I have only started and I have so many ideas from the world around me that I am struggling to understand how I am going to up load them, I would say for now just look around you, I want to know about where you live, what time is it waht is the weather like etc, I think start with the basics and then add....you might think that nobody is interested in what you have to say...but I am and I am sure there are many more.....yesterday I was communicating her eon the Hub with a lady from Australia...she is loading pics of her kangaroo...that sort of thing...

  15. CMHypno profile image95
    CMHypnoposted 8 years ago

    I keep a list of possible Hub topics and when I have a thought about a possible new hub topic I put it on the list.  I also rip interesting articles out of the papers and magazines and then come back to them if I think a Hub can be written on the topic.

  16. AnythingArtzy profile image85
    AnythingArtzyposted 8 years ago

    pretty much thngs of my own experience or interest. I have to be moved by it in some way and I have a list of  hubs partially finished because they just......didn't come to gether like I wanted. so back to the drawing board for tweaking.

  17. myownworld profile image80
    myownworldposted 8 years ago

    Quiet observation of Life.... and human suffering.
    Writing about it is one of the ways, I come to terms with it.

  18. wrenfrost56 profile image82
    wrenfrost56posted 8 years ago

    My ideas come from things that interest me and from what people are talking about. Things I feel passionately about or just my own take on things, I think are important or interesting.

  19. Glenn Stok profile image99
    Glenn Stokposted 8 years ago

    You've just had a nice long evening chat with a friend on the phone about some subject of interest to the two of you. Maybe your friend was asking for advice and you gave him or her your ideas and viewpoints as some friendly guidance. You hang up after saying goodnight and as you sit and think about the conversation a moment, you suddenly realize "Hey! I can write about that on HubPages!!!"

  20. skyfire profile image74
    skyfireposted 8 years ago

    My own problems give me ideas to hub.

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    lyricsingrayposted 8 years ago

    my pure imagination. big_smile

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    dnrkrishnan25posted 8 years ago

    in webs...

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    lyricsingrayposted 8 years ago

    There's a great book, pick it up, called "hubs for dummies"  I have 3 copies big_smile

  24. dave272727 profile image60
    dave272727posted 8 years ago

    My sick and twisted mind.

  25. The Rope profile image56
    The Ropeposted 8 years ago

    Here, There and Everywhere!

  26. bigtrucks profile image56
    bigtrucksposted 8 years ago

    I'm newbie from USA. I have submitted my new hub today and looking for some ideas to create some groups and popularity of my hub.

  27. Daddy Paul profile image72
    Daddy Paulposted 8 years ago

    Reading other blogs. Q&A forums.

  28. rebekahELLE profile image88
    rebekahELLEposted 8 years ago

    life experiences

    career related knowledge (my own from school and work)

    topics I'm interested in and believe others would enjoy reading

    there is no limit~ smile  always open to see and learn

  29. H.C Porter profile image77
    H.C Porterposted 8 years ago

    My life- my readings- things I hear or see that strike up a thought that last more than a moment. Things I believe in-strive for-hope for and wish for. Things that annoy me-scare me- and frustrate me...
    My ideas come to me at random, and my hubs tend to revolve around my state of mind on that particular day.

  30. torimari profile image68
    torimariposted 8 years ago

    My brain. xD Haha, life, experience, interests...I don't really look for what is popular or will draw crowds. I write what I want to share and inform, and if it is a popular subject, yay. If not, oh well!

  31. anime_nanet profile image60
    anime_nanetposted 8 years ago

    Everything related to anime smile

    I usually do review of series or movies, but sometimes a related anime idea comes up and I open a hub before I forget it ?(even if I only finish the hub 2 months later!)

  32. Will Apse profile image93
    Will Apseposted 7 years ago

    I get mine from the Google adwords external keywords tool plus any spikes of mass interest that I happen to notice. I'm pretty interested in my own life but I don't expect many other people to be so I don't write about it.

  33. 2uesday profile image83
    2uesdayposted 7 years ago

    They are all there in a filing cabinet in the back of my mind.

    It just takes me a while to untangle them and decide which one to write about next. I have a bad habit of having at least six unpublished hubs on the go at once because some days I want to write about one thing and some days another.

  34. ForKicks profile image52
    ForKicksposted 7 years ago

    Random thoughts....

    1. tantrum profile image60
      tantrumposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      and when are you going to write them down ?

  35. ForKicks profile image52
    ForKicksposted 7 years ago

    A few of them will get me in trouble with the staff If I post them.

    I'm already on thin ice when it comes to morals on this forum too. Lol

    If the game section of this forum was more active, I'd be making like 20 posts a day in there.

    1. tantrum profile image60
      tantrumposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      there's something called 'subtlety'

      1. ForKicks profile image52
        ForKicksposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        For the win

  36. Kapalbility02 profile image60
    Kapalbility02posted 7 years ago

    Life's passion, and upcoming holidays. smile