Starting My Own 30 Hubs/30 Days Challenge March 1, Wanna Join In?

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  1. KCC Big Country profile image86
    KCC Big Countryposted 8 years ago

    Those who have been around awhile know that I personally prefer starting Hub Challenges that coincide with calendar months.  It's just easier to keep up with what day you're on.

    I play to write and publish 30 hubs during the month of March.

    If you've been contemplating joining a HubChallenge, now is a great time.  There are so many great things to write about, for instance:

    St. Patrick's Day
    Spring cleaning
    Easter
    Mother's Day
    Memorial Day
    Springtime weather

    Then you have the Helpful Heath Hubs Contest going on as well.  See this thread for details: http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/36846

    If you'd like to join me, simply post a reply here that you're in, but please post the links to your hubs in the proper thread for HubChallenge links found here:  http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/18049

    Good luck!

    1. girly_girl09 profile image73
      girly_girl09posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I'm in!! I have spring break in two weeks for two weeks, and should have plenty of time. I have never been able to finish 30 in 30 before, but I feel I may be able to accomplish it this time around!

      I am really excited for the helpful health hubs challenge!

      1. Kidgas profile image77
        Kidgasposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Thats great that you get 2 weeks off.  I am sure that you will get lots of writing done.

    2. StefBiz profile image55
      StefBizposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Good Luck To You All, Wish I had time To participate! I don't know, but perhaps in the future!

      1. KCC Big Country profile image86
        KCC Big Countryposted 8 years agoin reply to this



        Thanks!

    3. GreyMoon profile image77
      GreyMoonposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      How about one hub in a year? How is that for hubnatiousness? smile

      1. KCC Big Country profile image86
        KCC Big Countryposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        LOL....hubnatiousness, huh?  Guess one is enough when it's a good'un, huh?

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      Kerry43posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Hello; I think I will join this challenge. I have been a loiterer in HP for the last 2 years, and haven't written much at all. Thanks for the nudge.

      Kez

      1. KCC Big Country profile image86
        KCC Big Countryposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Way to go Kerry!  Since it's so late in the calendar month, you're probably going to want to join the regular 30 hubs in 30 days Hub Challenge.  That way you can start "Day 1" any day you want.

        Right now, I'm the one that needs the nudging.  I have only 9 hubs done for March....I have 3-4 in the works, but I'm certainly not where I think I should be for the month if I'm going to get 30 done by the 31st.  smile

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          Nelle Hoxieposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          nudge...nudge....nudge....

          I'm sure you've got lots of hub ideas spinning round in your head just waiting to get out. Favorite yummy recipes, more wonderful Texas travel hubs. And have you ever seen the mysterious Marfa Lights?

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          Kerry43posted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Hi KCC, well, I gave it some thought, and  I might just be a hero and finish my 30 hubs by midnight March 31. I have everything to gain and nothing  to lose anyway. Then  I will join the regular hub challenge again on April 1.

          See you at the post:)


          Kez

          1. KCC Big Country profile image86
            KCC Big Countryposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Wow! That is most impressive!! Go for it! You're going to show me up if I'm not careful!  LOL  big_smile

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              Kerry43posted 8 years agoin reply to this

              Well, I just posted my 17th article for my 9 day/30 hub challenge. Since I opened my mouth when I did, I thought I better make good on my promise.
              Thanks for any further nudges folks, I have 13 to go and 3 days to do it.
              Kez:)

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      Kerry43posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Hello again; I have been reading other hubs about their hub challenge experiences, and I see that many of them have posted screen shots of their traffic charts etc. How to I go aout doing this? is it done through Google analytics or here at HP somewhere?
      Thanks
      Moi

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      Kerry43posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Yippee, I'm in the home stretch, it's my 9th day and I have 27 of the 30 hubs published. It must be something I ate because I really wasn't sure I'd do it when I spoke up.

      Thanks for making me accountable guys.
      Kez:)

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      Kerry43posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Good Lord, I did it, 30 hubs in 9 days. I am a legend in my own lunch hour.
      Thanks you guys, Im glad I popped in here that day.

  2. KCC Big Country profile image86
    KCC Big Countryposted 8 years ago

    Awesome! Glad to have you aboard, Girly! It's a great time to challenge yourself to accomplish more.  We can always count on you for quality hubs!

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    Nelle Hoxieposted 8 years ago

    Good to have you back KCC! And Girly_Girl09 too! I'll just keep writing my 3 a day. I don't call it a challenge anymore - doing that seems to shut down my brain for some strange reason. But I'm definitely with you in spirit.

    1. Ohma profile image74
      Ohmaposted 8 years ago

      Good luck to both of you! I hope it works well for you!

      1. englightenedsoul profile image59
        englightenedsoulposted 8 years ago

        I am in too though yesterday only I joined the 30 days challenge but I am with you on this one too...A couple more hubs won't hurt!!!

      2. fastfreta profile image77
        fastfretaposted 8 years ago

        I hesitate to throw my hat in the ring, because I always fail, but I'll give it another shot.  I'll keep doing it until I get it right.

      3. girly_girl09 profile image73
        girly_girl09posted 8 years ago

        Yay, enlightened and fastfreta! We will all motivate each other. big_smile

        1. englightenedsoul profile image59
          englightenedsoulposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Sure we will and I would need a lot of it.  I had one question though where do we need to put our links..Will posting in this thread do?

        2. nikepick99 profile image54
          nikepick99posted 8 years agoin reply to this

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        3. profile image0
          lynnechandlerposted 8 years ago

          Well, I'm in. I have struggled the last two months with this writing thing and need to get back to a full schedule. We will crack the whip on each other, how's that?

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          pinkyleeposted 8 years ago

          not sayin im in just wishing you all the best of luck big_smile

        5. KeithTax profile image70
          KeithTaxposted 8 years ago

          I cannot wait until tax season is over; then I can take another challenge.

          Good luck everyone. Ahhh, what am I saying? Success has little to do with luck. You make your own luck by writing lots of really good hubs.

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            lynnechandlerposted 8 years ago

            Post them to this thread:  http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/18049

            But feel free to come back here often with reports and updates too. We had a great thread a couple months back when we did this for support that coincided with posting our links on the other thread.

            1. livewithrichard profile image84
              livewithrichardposted 8 years ago

              It's a good time for a new challenge and why not double dip with the contest too?  I'm in!

            2. KCC Big Country profile image86
              KCC Big Countryposted 8 years ago

              Ah...good to see so many getting excited and joining in and others giving it another try!  As always, thanks to the others for their support as well!

              Lynne is correct, please continue to only post links in the official forum for HubChallenge links.  Do not post them here.  This should be a place where we come back to encourage each other, ask questions, and welcome newcomers. 

              Anyone can join all throughout the month.  They can still make it a March challenge or simply the regular 30 in 30 challenge where their ending date will land some time in April.  It's no biggie any which way you do it. 

              I plan to use "HubChallenge" as one of my tags in all my hubs.

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              lynnechandlerposted 8 years ago

              KCC I started today as always one day ahead, lol. I am using Marchhubchallenge as my tag, I like to keep up with which months I do the hubchallenge so I can see how I did.

              1. Faybe Bay profile image68
                Faybe Bayposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                I wish I had waited, and used a tag such as yours Lynne, I have lost track of where I stand.

            4. Ultimate Hubber profile image62
              Ultimate Hubberposted 8 years ago

              That's good KCC, maybe I'll join you guys in a couple of week's time. smile
              Best of luck for the challenge though.

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                lynnechandlerposted 8 years ago

                you can go back and add the tag Faybe. Then you can search it under tags in your account page. Makes it so much easier to keep up with also if you start on the beginning of the month like KCC prefers to do you can go by the hub pub date to track it.

                1. Faybe Bay profile image68
                  Faybe Bayposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                  Thanks Lynne. stumbling around as usual, I am.

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                lynnechandlerposted 8 years ago

                You are quite welcome. That's why this is so important to have to coincide with the links thread. Sharing of what works from others who have done this before, getting new ideas from the ones who haven't and just all around good support.

              3. KCC Big Country profile image86
                KCC Big Countryposted 8 years ago

                I did consider "MarchHubChallenge" as a tag and decided against it.  My reasoning wasn't too impressive, so I'll use "MarchHubChallenge" as well.  smile

                Faybe, no need to worry about having started early.  You can still challenge yourself to do 30 in March.  It can overlap with whatever else you were doing.  When you post the links in the other thread you can say something like :

                #10 on day 10 in my 30 hubs in 30 days challenge
                #2 on day 2 in my 30 hubs in March Challenge

                (post the link)


                But even that isn't necessary.  It's just something you can do if you want to. 

                The calendar months just work so much better for me personally to make it easier to keep up with what day I'm on and how many days I have left.  Then, if I lose track with what hub # I'm on I simply sort my published hubs by date and count all the March ones.  Simple.

                UltimateHubber, join us when you're ready!

                1. Trekkiemelissa profile image74
                  Trekkiemelissaposted 8 years ago

                  I be starting over for March again, but I am going to attach on what I didn't finish for February onto this challenge though.  Like you, I like to start on the first.

                2. Anath profile image71
                  Anathposted 8 years ago

                  I am in.  This will be my third time staring the challenge.  The first time I finished late... very late.  The second time I didn't finished sad
                  Let's make it a challenge and do it perfect this time smile

                  1. Marisa Wright profile image95
                    Marisa Wrightposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                    I decided to do the challenge in February and only did 7 Hubs sad

                    Maybe the combination of Hub Challenge and Contest will get me going for March - so I'm in, too.

                3. englightenedsoul profile image59
                  englightenedsoulposted 8 years ago

                  I have posted my first hub for the March Hub challenge.

                4. chip22 profile image55
                  chip22posted 8 years ago

                  I'm in for the Challenge. Also trying to combine the 30 Hubs in 30 days with the health challenge. it's a two for one deal! smile

                5. KCC Big Country profile image86
                  KCC Big Countryposted 8 years ago

                  Awesome! Glad to have you back at it too Melissa!  I took too long of a break myself. 

                  Anath, third time is always a charm! You'll ace it this time!

                  Congrats, Enlightenedsoul! You're off to a fantastic start!  I have a few hubs started, but I doubt I will finish and publish my first today.

                  Glad to have you on board, Chip22!  I think it's a great way to combine the two...the challenge and the contest.  Good luck to you!

                  1. chip22 profile image55
                    chip22posted 8 years agoin reply to this

                    Thanks Big Country!

                6. KCC Big Country profile image86
                  KCC Big Countryposted 8 years ago

                  Most find it easier to just call me KCC.  smile   My name is actually Karen.

                7. livewithrichard profile image84
                  livewithrichardposted 8 years ago

                  Just published my first hub in the March Challenge.  I'm just using the hubchallenge tag too.

                8. englightenedsoul profile image59
                  englightenedsoulposted 8 years ago

                  Posted my second hub for the march hubchallenge!!

                  1. KCC Big Country profile image86
                    KCC Big Countryposted 8 years ago

                    Sorry to be absent from this forum for a day or so.  Work has had me busy!

                    Enlightenedsoul seems to be doing exceptionally well! Congrats!

                    Glad to have you on board LivewithRichard!

                    That's way more hubs than I accomplished in February, Marisa! I think I've only published a couple of hubs in 2010.  I've been working on work-related stuff and I'm beginning to see light at the end of the tunnel and decided March is a good place to get back in the groove.  Glad to have you on board, Marisa!  I agree that the Health Hub contest gives it that extra incentive to publish some good quality health hubs.

                    Good luck to everyone!

                  2. mikelong profile image69
                    mikelongposted 8 years ago
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                    lynnechandlerposted 8 years ago

                    Mike you need to post these to the reg hub links forum

                    http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/18049

                  4. mikelong profile image69
                    mikelongposted 8 years ago

                    Thanks...

                  5. KCC Big Country profile image86
                    KCC Big Countryposted 8 years ago

                    Congrats Mike, and Lynne is correct, we need to post all our links in the proper forum.  The reason for that is HubPages does not normally permit the posting of links because it is deemed overly promotional.  However, officially sanctioned events like the HubMob and HubChallenge are ok as long as we do it the one designated forum thread. smile

                  6. englightenedsoul profile image59
                    englightenedsoulposted 8 years ago

                    Day 4- Hub 3

                    10 Effective Ways To Manage Your Time

                    Now I have a deficit of one hub as I did not publish last night hope to make up for that tonight.

                  7. soni2006 profile image79
                    soni2006posted 8 years ago

                    I am already in for the HubChallenge KCC BigCountry. I have already published my first hub starting March 4th, 2010. You can see the link in the appropriate forum.

                  8. KCC Big Country profile image86
                    KCC Big Countryposted 8 years ago

                    Way to go, Enlightened and Soni!  I researched a bunch of topics and keywords and have about 12 hubs started.  I'm hoping to get a few of them wrapped up and published in the next few days.

                  9. soni2006 profile image79
                    soni2006posted 8 years ago

                    Best of luck KCC for your research and publishing the hubs.

                    1. KCC Big Country profile image86
                      KCC Big Countryposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                      Thank you!

                  10. englightenedsoul profile image59
                    englightenedsoulposted 8 years ago

                    Day 4- Hub 4
                    Published my fourth hub for the hubmarch challenge!!  And Karen you first choose your keywords and then write??  I just write and then research for appropriate keywords for my hub.  Is this totally wrong?

                  11. KCC Big Country profile image86
                    KCC Big Countryposted 8 years ago

                    Everyone has their own style.  Do whatever is easiest for you and make adjustments along the way as you discover things that work and don't work for you.

                    1. englightenedsoul profile image59
                      englightenedsoulposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                      Thanks KCC!!

                  12. mythbuster profile image78
                    mythbusterposted 8 years ago

                    Hey, cool. I had the same idea, and started a personal challenge for the month of March. I'm intending to exceed the 30 hubs in 30 days.

                    Here are my details:

                    http://hubpages.com/hub/Mythbuster-Hub-Challenges

                    1. KCC Big Country profile image86
                      KCC Big Countryposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                      Awesome! Let me know if you need anything along the way!

                  13. Cagsil profile image81
                    Cagsilposted 8 years ago

                    Hey KCC,

                    What's up? How are you doing today? smile

                    1. KCC Big Country profile image86
                      KCC Big Countryposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                      Hi Cagsil! Not much, and I'm doing well, you?

                      1. Cagsil profile image81
                        Cagsilposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                        I am doing well. smile I just wanted to stop by and see how you were. smile If I haven't already said "Good Luck", then please accept it now.

                        I haven't read over the entire thread, but do remember when it was first posted. smile

                  14. KCC Big Country profile image86
                    KCC Big Countryposted 8 years ago

                    Thanks, Cagsil! I have yet to publish any of mine, but I have quite a few started.  smile  I'll get it done.

                    1. Cagsil profile image81
                      Cagsilposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                      I am sure you will. smile I believe you can. smile wink

                      1. KCC Big Country profile image86
                        KCC Big Countryposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                        Thanks! You're a good friend and a great HP cheerleader for us all!

                  15. soni2006 profile image79
                    soni2006posted 8 years ago

                    Published two more hubs in this month's hubchallenge. Trying to complete one more before 6th March

                  16. profile image0
                    renoelleposted 8 years ago

                    This looks like a great way to get started. I'm a few days behind, but I think I'll give it a shot anyway! big_smile

                    1. KCC Big Country profile image86
                      KCC Big Countryposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                      Yay! No worries....I haven't published my first for the month yet either.  It's 30 in March....you can publish all 30 on March 31st technically... smile

                      It does work better to keep a steady pace though.  smile

                      Good luck and welcome aboard!

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                    pinkyleeposted 8 years ago

                    renoelle you can do it ... i didnt write everyday, matter of fact i didnt write anything the first few days after sign up lol. i did my own personal goal of 30 in my first month of joining(did not join in on any hub page challenges just made my own) and i am 2 off and its because of all the love and support everyone here at hubpages shows to each other. keep up the good work everyone and maybe next time i will commit to a hub challenge with you all lol.

                    1. KCC Big Country profile image86
                      KCC Big Countryposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                      Very nice of you to encourage others and glad to see you're joining in the challenge as well!

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                        pinkyleeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                        i will always support others ... i did my own personal challenge for myself and i know that if i can do it everyone here can.. i had from feb 8 til march 8 to do my 30 for myself and i did it last night... i will join the challenge next month maybe

                  18. soni2006 profile image79
                    soni2006posted 8 years ago

                    1. Published one more hub in this month's hubchallenge total 4.
                    2. Completed 6 hubs in this week's hubmob.
                    3.  Completed 3 hubs in today's topic Naturopathy in the health hub contest.
                    4.  Trying to write more and more before the end of March.

                    1. Anath profile image71
                      Anathposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                      How do you do it Soni?  I am already falling behind -again- and I am only doing the HubChallenge sad

                      Well done for you smile

                      1. soni2006 profile image79
                        soni2006posted 8 years agoin reply to this

                        Thanks a lot Anath. How I am doing it.

                        1. See I started hubchallenge on March 4th and published total 4 hubs up until today.
                        2.  Hubmob weekly topic started on March 1st and at that time I was doing my previous hubchallenge which I completed on March 3rd.
                        3. Then I thought why not publish three hubs and take triple benefits. I wrote three hubs on March 5th on naturopathy via HubMob and included my links in HubMob, HubChallenge which I am doing plus Helpful Health Hub Contest.

                        Now I think you got my point. Do this now and take triple benefits, this will bring internal traffic and then after a incredible external traffic.

                        Now it's time to publish my another hub on health hub contest AROMATHERAPY which will also be included in HubMob and HubChallenge.

                    2. KCC Big Country profile image86
                      KCC Big Countryposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                      Soni, you're tearing it up! Way to go! Keep up the awesome work!

                  19. Aussieteacher profile image79
                    Aussieteacherposted 8 years ago

                    Sounds like a good challenge to me.

                    1. KCC Big Country profile image86
                      KCC Big Countryposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                      Does that mean you're in?  smile

                      Would love to have you!

                  20. soni2006 profile image79
                    soni2006posted 8 years ago

                    I am successful in publishing my number one hub in AROMATHERAPY category of Helpful Health Hub Contest. Here is its title:

                    Aromatherapy Benefits of Clove Oil - Where to Buy Clove Oil

                    The link to this hub is available in HubMob Weekly and HubChallenge threads. I am afraid I am not allowed to paste the links here.

                  21. Bworky profile image73
                    Bworkyposted 8 years ago

                    I joined HubPages today and figured why not start strong.  I'm in for March.  Woo.  Just finished my first three hubs.

                    1. KCC Big Country profile image86
                      KCC Big Countryposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                      Welcome aboard!

                  22. KCC Big Country profile image86
                    KCC Big Countryposted 8 years ago

                    Awesome achievement Pinkylee! Congrats on completing your challenge! Jump back in for 30 more whenever you're ready. Quite a few of us like working on a calendar month, but the regular challenge goes on all the time.

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                      pinkyleeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                      thanks kcc

                  23. profile image0
                    lynnechandlerposted 8 years ago

                    Wow, I am so far behind but I got number 4 up and done today.

                  24. KCC Big Country profile image86
                    KCC Big Countryposted 8 years ago

                    That's 4 more than me, Lynne....LOL   I have quite a few started...I just need to work on them. Once I do, I'll probably publish a bunch at the same time.

                   
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