featured vs. not being featured

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  1. yourrandombrother profile image77
    yourrandombrotherposted 8 days ago

    can anyone tell me what difference does it make if your article gets featured or not?
    does the non-featured article don't get paid?
    P.S. Sorry for such a nieve question, I'm new here.

    1. theraggededge profile image99
      theraggededgeposted 8 days agoin reply to this

      Being featured means that your articles can be found on Google. If unfeatured, they are only available to those you share the link with. Featured articles are automatically on discover.hubpages.

      Your first article hasn't made it to discover.hubpages. Therefore, it's not eligible for earnings. It needs a bit of work. Begin it with a capital letter and the title should be in title case.

    2. bravewarrior profile image94
      bravewarriorposted 8 days agoin reply to this

      yourrandombrother, I see your only article is about backpacking, but it's based on the world-wide pandemic.. This is a saturated topic. People are over the pandemic and we're all at the mercy of science.Perhaps you can revise your title to something like "Minimalistic Backpacking During the COVID Pandemic - Safe Practices" and exemplify that.

      Improve your grammar, follow the guidelines, and pay attention to the alerts HP gives you at the top right of the page when you're creating your article.

      Your third subtopic of losing weight has nothing to do with the title of your article,. Pick a theme and stick with it.

  2. yourrandombrother profile image77
    yourrandombrotherposted 8 days ago

    Ok! Thanks for the help. I really wish correcting the article according to the hubpages guideline would not have been difficult.  It's too much of a guess work, to find out what's wrong with your article, I really wish they could come up with a check box kind of a thing telling what's wrong with the article and how can we improve it

    1. theraggededge profile image99
      theraggededgeposted 8 days agoin reply to this

      Click Help, top right, to research the publishing standards smile

  3. yourrandombrother profile image77
    yourrandombrotherposted 7 days ago

    Thanks for the help guys, it's because of you that I've been able to get my very first article featured.
    Thanks for the help, and I really got to learn a lot from you guys ☺️

 
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