Is writing online an hobby?

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  1. lawretta profile image74
    lawrettaposted 8 years ago

    Would you call writing Articles and other stuffs online an hobby? Just curious, is it your hobby?

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    Nelle Hoxieposted 8 years ago

    It is a very serious and profitable business for me. (Birdwatching is my hobby.)

  3. Ohma profile image72
    Ohmaposted 8 years ago

    Sadly at the moment it is a hobby. One day I hope that it is more.

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      Home Girlposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      same here...

  4. Rafini profile image85
    Rafiniposted 8 years ago

    Not a hobby, a learning experience for my future.

  5. relache profile image85
    relacheposted 8 years ago

    Costuming and sewing are my hobbies.  Online writing pays my rent.

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    JoelMcLendonposted 8 years ago

    I review and write about websites. I do this to warn the public of scams and unfair treatment. I also inform people of great websites to investigate. (I don't write here, yet)

  7. The10DollarMark profile image57
    The10DollarMarkposted 8 years ago

    Currently it's a hobby. Someday it might be more smile At least I hope.

  8. Greek One profile image75
    Greek Oneposted 8 years ago

    Hobby?

    It is the way i am approaching millionaire status...

    3 cents at time... over a 200,000 year period

    1. Obscurely Diverse profile image58
      Obscurely Diverseposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      LOL!  At least your monetary projection is reasonable...  smile

  9. Sufidreamer profile image83
    Sufidreamerposted 8 years ago

    It's my living big_smile

    1. Obscurely Diverse profile image58
      Obscurely Diverseposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      You got that right, and it is always better than working for someone else!

  10. thisisoli profile image71
    thisisoliposted 8 years ago

    Online writing and SEO is a business for me.

    1. Obscurely Diverse profile image58
      Obscurely Diverseposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Who's your best payout when it comes to HubPages:  Amazon or AdSense?  You seem more like an Amazon type of guy, but not sure.  Just curious...

      1. thisisoli profile image71
        thisisoliposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Yeah, on Hubpages I make most of my money with Amazon, on my other websites it is more Google though.

        I am actually half considering gong back in to clickbank though. I have started researching it again, the truth is there is still money to be made, even if click bank do scrape as much off you as they can. arghh ethics vs. money!

  11. blondepoet profile image71
    blondepoetposted 8 years ago

    It is pleasure and business all rolled into one for me.

    1. drej2522 profile image83
      drej2522posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I'm just going to replace "It" with "Drej" in your response, BP..

      ahhhh...there...better big_smile

      1. blondepoet profile image71
        blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        ROFL sounds good to me Dre... smile

  12. aware profile image67
    awareposted 8 years ago

    i have a job . more cool than this . but i love writing  despite not doing it so well.so when i had my first  hub page substandard spanking . the other day . it hit me hard . but im digressing.

    1. Obscurely Diverse profile image58
      Obscurely Diverseposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I hope you digress; yikes!  Ha-ha!

  13. aware profile image67
    awareposted 8 years ago

    see i don't even know what that means.

  14. Dale Mazurek profile image69
    Dale Mazurekposted 8 years ago

    I love writing but something I love more is the money I make from writing.  I dont consider it a job, Lets just say if I was fired tommorrow I would make enough to pay all the bills but have nothing for fun.

    Dale

  15. aware profile image67
    awareposted 8 years ago

    C:\Documents and Settings\Raymond\My Documents\My Pictures\Picture\Picture 197.jpg
    this is what i do for money

    1. blondepoet profile image71
      blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Darn the picture did not show up sad
      Was it one like this?

      http://www.celebritywonder.com/img/movieposter/tn/1980_American_Gigolo.jpg

  16. The10DollarMark profile image57
    The10DollarMarkposted 8 years ago

    You do know we can't see what's in the C drive. You have to upload the picture first.

  17. waynet profile image70
    waynetposted 8 years ago

    No, writing online isn't a hobby for me, it's the beginnings of an information product business and plus I get to pay most of my bills and have a bit left to put back into my business efforts...

    The tipping point may happen this year with my online earnings...

  18. Uninvited Writer profile image82
    Uninvited Writerposted 8 years ago

    Online writing is currently a hobby for me but I would like it to become my full-time job.

  19. Lisa HW profile image65
    Lisa HWposted 8 years ago

    For me, it depends on what I'm writing.  I write/have written some things (in other places professionally; but writing for other people doesn't do anything for my wish to write whatever I feel like writing. So I write "for fun" too.  Sometimes, though, I'll write for fun and turn it into making money with it - so there can be overlap.   I like that "hobby"/"fun" writing also brings in an income.  I haven't ruled out turning my fun writing into more of a full-time thing, but I need to be able to do that without sacrificing the thing in writing that makes in enjoy it in the first place.

    A lot of the stuff I write "for business" is fine, and it earns money, but it's no more rewarding than, say, stuffing envelopes or typing.  I don't dislike doing it (actually, I'm disliking it more and more as time goes on, though); but, to me, writing is more than just putting together some grammatically correct, cookie-cutter, online article for someone else's website.  I like having the chance to break some writing rules and see what happens - and that's why I like HubPages.  I like challenging myself by trying to come up with answers to questions on HubPages (other people do crossword puzzles to challenge themselves).

    Online writing can be what you want it to be.

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    IĆ°unnposted 8 years ago

    For me, creative expression for the most part, other times to educate, socialize, or just play. smile

  21. Snowdianna profile image54
    Snowdiannaposted 8 years ago

    I should say sort of. Yeah, that is my hobby. I prefer to share my feelings and new ideas with others

  22. lawretta profile image74
    lawrettaposted 8 years ago

    i write both as work and hobby!

  23. Purple Perl profile image58
    Purple Perlposted 8 years ago

    Writing online for me is being creative and a freedom to express my views. Which is also helping others to lead good lives! Using my spare time to write is a hobby -I like it - And of course, earn from it! A double whammy , WOW!

  24. calicoaster profile image76
    calicoasterposted 8 years ago

    Yeah..I can consider it as my hobby. I have been writing things like poems, articles and my thoughts since I was 5 years old. I became an online blogger in year 2005, when I came to know about blogspot. Till date, I never knew that you can even earn money online while writing anything that interests you. I love to read more.

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    isis_dreams2002posted 8 years ago

    On one hand it is a hobby but on the other hand no for me it is both as it is one way for me to get out what I am feeling and thinking . And may be one day I will get published

    1. lawretta profile image74
      lawrettaposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      very true!

  26. MyWebs profile image83
    MyWebsposted 8 years ago

    A hobby that I would love to turn into a work at home business. I'll stick at it however long it takes.

  27. wrenfrost56 profile image80
    wrenfrost56posted 8 years ago

    For me at the moment it's a hobby, but will plug away until it's my full time job. smile

 
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