How much time to you spend on hubpages

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  1. mikicagle profile image82
    mikicagleposted 12 years ago

    How much time do you spend working on your computer doing hubpages related activities?  I find I am spending most of my waking hours doing some type of adsense-hubpages task.  Is that normal?

    1. wannabwestern profile image94
      wannabwesternposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      I think that depends on the amount of free time you have. I don't have much free time, but I try to write articles often. Usually life happens, though, and I end up doing a whole lot of HP writing, editing, and research for a few weeks or a few months, then taking a break to catch up on my life (children, church responsibilities, spouse, moving, etc.) I wish I could devote more time than that, but in my stage of life it just isn't possible.

      1. wilderness profile image96
        wildernessposted 12 years agoin reply to this

        Hi Miki

        For the last few weeks, much of my waking time, as wannab says.  That has changed for a while as family visits, and I don't really expect it to go back to that level as job requirements grow.

        I kinda feel that I had a real good start, but will have to slow down whether I want to or not, and that's OK, I guess.  Probably end up at 20-30 hours a week, maybe a little more.

    2. luvintkandtj profile image65
      luvintkandtjposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      My time on hubpages changes from day to day.  Sometimes I am only online to check the comments and fan mail. Other times I'm online for a couple hours. I usually go on hubpages during my down time. I try to devote as much time as possible since I received my first adsense payout and now my adsense revenue is on the rise.

    3. warchild75 profile image53
      warchild75posted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Spent a lot of time on here to begin with then went awol for about 9 months or so,then devoted this year to writing hubs,i had 59 at the start of this year and now have 106 so 47 hubs later and am finally making money smile i work 45 hrs a week so its hard to write every day,i spend about half hour every day without fail then about  2 hours every day off that i have writing something and then maybe an hour or 2 during the week in the evening after work,wish i had more free time.

  2. travelespresso profile image69
    travelespressoposted 12 years ago

    Too long actually. lol lol

  3. vanchen profile image68
    vanchenposted 12 years ago

    This place is starting to become an obsession for me...

  4. barryrutherford profile image79
    barryrutherfordposted 12 years ago

    I am going to be cryptic on this. When I first came almost three years ago I spent a lot of time for the first couple of month,s then I went AWOL as regards posting goes for about a year although i did check in now i visit mosts days I am due for  holiday though,  Now which one of you want to go on a holiday with me ?

  5. TheWicklessCandle profile image58
    TheWicklessCandleposted 12 years ago

    26 minutes.

  6. Fluffymetal profile image68
    Fluffymetalposted 12 years ago

    I use to spend several hours, but lately I've only had time to check it about once a day.  I miss the forums.

  7. habee profile image94
    habeeposted 12 years ago

    I'm an addict!

    1. Lily Rose profile image84
      Lily Roseposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Me, too!  Maybe a little less so that Holle, though! wink

  8. mikicagle profile image82
    mikicagleposted 12 years ago

    I'm afraid that I am getting to be an addict as well.  That's great for the summer but may become a problem when I start back to work.  And as far as going on holiday-let's go-as long as they have WIFI

  9. thisisoli profile image74
    thisisoliposted 12 years ago

    According to the wife the amount of time I spend on here is Too Much.

    However if you ever want to earn enough on here to make a living that is about the amount of time I think you need to aim for, at least to begin with!

  10. Jeff Berndt profile image74
    Jeff Berndtposted 12 years ago

    Too much time.

    No, actually, I spend too much time on the forums, and not enough time actually writing and optimizing my hubs.

    I need to correct this, and yet here I am talking to you people... smile

  11. profile image0
    ralwusposted 12 years ago

    too much and too little  big_smile

    1. lucieanne profile image70
      lucieanneposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      I'm a total addict too. I spend all my spare time on here.

      1. bigmikeh profile image71
        bigmikehposted 12 years agoin reply to this

        Not much time for me - roughy thirty minutes a day? But I try to make sure it's effective as I'm more interested in business than chat. But if this is social acivity for some, I can understand it taking hours out of the day.

  12. Lisa HW profile image60
    Lisa HWposted 12 years ago

    It's hard to really zero in on a number of hours per week for me.  On the one hand, I've pretty much always got a window open for popping on and off HubPages while I'm doing other things (or to take a break from "real" work).  So I'm technically "on HubPages" pretty much all the time.  On the other hand, I may not really be doing anything other than popping back into the forums or responding to a comment that shows up.  So, I may have a few times in a month (I think) when I'm really "on HubPages" and putting together a Hub and not doing other things. On yet another hand (if there were such a thing as a third hand); since I'm self-employed and seem to have a seven-day work week, I'll have those times when I decide I'm going to "veg out" for a day or two and do nothing but hang out on HubPages and do nothing else but check e.mails.  It's my version of "a day of rest".  lol

    1. emievil profile image66
      emievilposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Ditto. smile

      Hey Lisa, is that our definition of a HubPage addict? smile

  13. Ms Chievous profile image66
    Ms Chievousposted 12 years ago

    If I don't have any other engagements  I am off and on this site all day long big_smile

  14. SteveoMc profile image73
    SteveoMcposted 12 years ago

    I leave my computer on all the time and usually have hubpages open.  I write articles in another format and then copy and paste here.   
    Quality content takes a lot of time.
    I spend probably about 3 or 4 hours a day at this.  I do not require much sleep so I am able to work on my writing a couple of hours before I go to work.   When I get home, I edit.  Then write some more, then get something done, like pull weeds, or fix something, then when we settle in for the evening, I work on my hubs while we watch tv.

  15. kmackey32 profile image61
    kmackey32posted 12 years ago

    I used to spend alot of time on hubpages. Now I only pop on while im wrkn for a few minutes in the forums...

  16. Bard of Ely profile image83
    Bard of Elyposted 12 years ago

    Not enough! But recently I have been posting at least a few hubs per week!

  17. waynet profile image68
    waynetposted 12 years ago

    It used to be a good few hours a day, now it is quite less as I've just started a course and nearly launching my wave of ebooks.....soon....very soon!!

  18. Pcunix profile image92
    Pcunixposted 12 years ago

    Way too much.  But I have this obsession to get to 100 hubs.. No, that's not it.  It's the darn HubScore.  I have to keep watching it because it might go down.  No, no, it's the stats - if I don't check them something awful will happen.

    Or there could be an interesting question?  Maybe somebody left a comment?   Let's check the forums - it's been almost 10 minutes!

    Oh, darn there's another Hubbers You Follow email!

    Did I eat today?  I know I didn't shave.  What?  It's almost 7:00 PM???  Impossible.

  19. Research Analyst profile image76
    Research Analystposted 12 years ago

    I find that I spend all my time in research.

  20. Money Glitch profile image65
    Money Glitchposted 12 years ago

    Depends on what else is going on during the day. Some days all day. On other days a couple of hours.


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