Writer's Motivation

Jump to Last Post 1-6 of 6 discussions (16 posts)
  1. Winsome profile image83
    Winsomeposted 8 years ago

    Do you yield to the temptation to write about topics that will get the most clicks or do you write what you are passionate about and know is actually needed by the reader?

    1. pisean282311 profile image61
      pisean282311posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      balance..some topics i write for general people and some are write about ones i am passionate about..i dont write about something in which i am not interested though...like i write about movies because i like movies but i am not passionate about that..social issues , politics appeal to me more...and so on...

    2. shazwellyn profile image65
      shazwellynposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I write what I love, unfortunately.  I need to have it from my heart.  smile

      1. Winsome profile image83
        Winsomeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Nothing unfortunate about that--as Old Blue Eyes said: You gotta have heart! =smile

    3. mailxpress profile image52
      mailxpressposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Hi Winsome,
      I write about topics I have an interest in.  I feel writing what interest you makes writing more enjoyable and if I like it I'm sure someone else shares my interests.

    4. profile image0
      cosetteposted 8 years agoin reply to this



      once in a great while, mostly out of curiosity, but then i feel kind of icky afterwards, like with my last hub.

      but almost everything i write about is something i am interested in, or really like. sometimes if i find something useful i write about it because it might help someone although helping people isn't why i came to Hubpages. i just have a lot to say, i guess, and Hubpages allows me to do that.

    5. rebekahELLE profile image86
      rebekahELLEposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I write about topics I know and am interested in, sharing knowledge and information that will hopefully be of interest to others.  I don't write full time online, so when I do, I want to spend time writing what I know best. I wish I had more time to write..

      nice to see you in the forums winsome.

  2. Pearldiver profile image81
    Pearldiverposted 8 years ago

    I just write so that I'm able to say that while I was asleep... people from all over the world had a laugh at the way I write and had to explain to someone else why they were laughing! smile

  3. Rishy Rich profile image79
    Rishy Richposted 8 years ago

    Hot Chicks smile

    1. pisean282311 profile image61
      pisean282311posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      lol and ofcourse your favorite peaceful hubbers out here ...

      1. Rishy Rich profile image79
        Rishy Richposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Srry Forgot them...yeah they too! wink

  4. thisisoli profile image69
    thisisoliposted 8 years ago

    I write for money!

    By the way cosette, I noticed one of your articles on my site is bringing in an increasing amount of traffic every day, you have to tell me if you start seeing earnigns from my site!

  5. Mike Lickteig profile image85
    Mike Lickteigposted 8 years ago

    I have to write about what I love.  I pay attention to what is drawing traffic, but I have to tailor that to my interests.

  6. Arthur Fontes profile image85
    Arthur Fontesposted 8 years ago

    I usually write about what interests me, I have recently tried to write an "AdSense and Amazon hub".  I just published it and I am anticipating if all the reading and studying on keywords and SEO will reap some rewards.

    1. sofs profile image80
      sofsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I write mainly about the issues people come up with for counseling. Seeing people struggle with their lives motivates me to write.  I never write for clicks or ads. Sometimes I forget to include the ads and then put them much later.

      1. Arthur Fontes profile image85
        Arthur Fontesposted 8 years agoin reply to this



        I gave it a try and my efforts to this point have not provided good results.  I did keyword research and wrote a thorough hub using everything I have learned.

        Views  almost zero.  LOL   

        Maybe in time?

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)