Number of Articles in 2020

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  1. Al Stine profile image92
    Al Stineposted 7 weeks ago

    I need some feedback from new and well-established hubbers on the target number of articles they intend to publish in 2020.

    1. theraggededge profile image97
      theraggededgeposted 7 weeks agoin reply to this

      Everyone is different. These days I write when I feel like it, so sometimes it might be two in a week or two in three months. When I wrote for a couple of commercial sites, I wrote a 1,000 word article on Monday, Tuesday and Weds of every week, even Christmas, for three years.

      So... it's about what you can manage, what fits in with your schedule and how much you are inspired to write. My tip to writing efficiently is to have the topic, the research, your approach/angle, and your subheadings (as structure). Once you have those bare bones, it's easy.

      If you go to my profile, I have written a piece about writing articles at HubPages. It'll come up in the slider. You might find it helpful.

      1. Al Stine profile image92
        Al Stineposted 7 weeks agoin reply to this

        Thank you, I'll be waiting for that. I intend to publish about 100 articles in 2020, hopefully I can even exceed that. I only write when I find an interesting issue, lets hope 2020 will provide those interesting issues.

    2. OldRoses profile image96
      OldRosesposted 7 weeks agoin reply to this

      I agree with Dr. Mark - one a week is an attainable goal.  Who knows?  You might even end up writing more.  Whenever I set a goal for articles, I always end up exceeding it.

      1. Al Stine profile image92
        Al Stineposted 7 weeks agoin reply to this

        True Indeed, goals are meant to be exceeded, one article per week will be a good starting point, but I am aiming for three articles per week.

  2. Jodah profile image92
    Jodahposted 7 weeks ago

    I am currently publishing about three every two weeks, so I'd say around 70 or so.

    1. Al Stine profile image92
      Al Stineposted 7 weeks agoin reply to this

      I have 3 every week, so I might exceed 70, that's encouraging.

  3. DrMark1961 profile image98
    DrMark1961posted 7 weeks ago

    I think about one per month, but as Bev points out we are all at different stages of this journey.
    When I started out I published almost every day. (A lot of those were later deleted, but I still have over 300.) Since you are only beginning with HP, I think that one a week is a good and reachable goal. Figure on 52 this year.
    If you do not have the first one ready to publish, get to it. Times a wastin´.

    1. Al Stine profile image92
      Al Stineposted 7 weeks agoin reply to this

      Very true, I am just starting out at HP so I have a lot of catching up to do, if I reach 300 am sure I'll also have the luxury of writing an article each month. At least 100 this year will be a good achievement.

      1. DrMark1961 profile image98
        DrMark1961posted 7 weeks agoin reply to this

        100 is a great goal. You would not be overdoing it, like those who try the "30 hubs in 30 days challenge" but it will give you something to work on everyday.
        Best of luck.

        1. Al Stine profile image92
          Al Stineposted 7 weeks agoin reply to this

          30 hubs in 30 days, translate to a hub a day, even if I had the tools for that challenge I don't think I have the energy for it. Thank You very much, I'll try to continue at my pace.

          1. DrMark1961 profile image98
            DrMark1961posted 7 weeks agoin reply to this

            If you look back on the forums you will see all sorts of people who accepted that challenge. I do not think any of them produced anything of lasting value.
            Stay at your pace.

 
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