Are how-to articles more popular on this site than say...creative writing or poetry?
The reason I ask is, I was considering starting a how-to on watercolors which is a passion of mine, but would love to have some comments on my creative and poetry writing as well.
Thanks for your help
Go for it. Those looking for information seem to appreciate anything written in a how to format. Something like 'How To Start Watercoloring' or 'How To Get Started With Watercolors' would be great. Even more so if you already have the knowledge - so much more enjoyable to write
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To answer your question, yes, how-tos will get more traffic (and earn more money) than poetry or fiction.
I hadn't really considered making money here, I was looking more for critique. Thanks for your help, I will look into it.
How To's generally get more traffic, and are more easy to convert in to sales, than creative works and poetry. However,being more profitable, and being able to make a profit, are two different things entirely, you will defaintely want to do a little bit of research on sales and SEO if you decide you want to make some cash!
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