It all start out as a cool and friendly website. Writers and readers migrate the site easily. I recalled when I came onboard Squidoo is being assimilated. Now, Hubpages has pose a complexity of challenge to many a writer, reader, or visitor. It's a pity.
HubPages is trying to improve the quality of the articles on the site. I have been writing on HubPages since 2008 (I think). For many years, whenever I did a search for information on Google, I automatically skipped any articles from HubPages because I knew that they would really bad.
Improving the quality of the writing, formatting and information has helped all of us gain traffic. Articles posted on the niche sites are trusted sources of information for readers.
The rules may seem onerous for new writers, but they are there for a reason. Namely, to increase traffic and earnings for all of us.
OldRoses, your last paragraphe and last sentense is the buttomline of your story. Thanks for being that long with Hubpages for over a decade. As such, you're providing insightful information for us. Few weeks ago, I mark 8 years here. But as soon as I came onboard, the changes began to showcased. HubPages as a business venture is on the right tract.
A relatively new writer just post a thread in a forum for discuss. I'm directing him to the learning center. Seems he found fault with the site as he's article is not approve. In a similar case, two other writers, who're yet to make 6 months here are trying to quit the site. Is Hubpages still not friendly on all fronts? Is anyone there?
by Teri Silver 5 years ago
HubPages' new policy of spreading out the pictures and rearranging hubs has made an absolute mess of so many of my pieces. It will take a lot of editing and re-writing and formatting for a large number of my articles because they are in need of photos that are placed NEXT to the text, not on...
by Simone Haruko Smith 12 years ago
AVAST, YE SCURVY DOGS! Ye needn't be clickin' away in the forums when instead you can be readyin' yer hub drafts and settin' sail for adventure on September's high seas for the HubPages Marks the Spot contest- a (treasure)map-capsule-filled adventure of location-based hubs.Details can be...
by Andrew Spacey 4 months ago
1. Change ad placements so they don't interrupt the text. Place ads to one or either side of the text.2. Get rid of Recommended For You ads currently at the bottom of articles. They are undermining the whole site.3. Encourage more transparent dialogue between writers and the HP team. Exchange of...
by Miebakagh Fiberesima 16 months ago
Since the removal of the comment system from Hubpages, writers have seen how hard they readers can project feedbacks on articles and interact with one ajmather. Now, that...
by Lynne Modranski 8 years ago
I am self published, so I add amazon modules to my hubpages where ever they are relevant. Lately I've noticed that my sales on Amazon don't line up with my royalties on hubpages. I can see a clickout for each sale, but out of the last 10+ sales on my Amazon Author account, only...
by GoldenBird 10 years ago
Just saw - http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/102136
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