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New to Hubber

  1. delaniejones profile image56
    delaniejonesposted 7 years ago

    Hello there!  I am new to hubber and wanted to get out and meet everyone.  Okay, seriously, I joined Hubber because a friend of mine recommened it and, I am sad to admit, I have been addicted ever since.  Although I have not written much (okay, so I only have 2 hub pages but, hey, it's a start!), I have been checking everything out and have actually been learning a TON in the process. 

    I am a super busy working mom and owner of three very small businesses.  When I was younger I thought the idea of self employment sounded SO cool....but it's really not.  There is actually a ton to keep up with (like taxes) and a lot of bull shit to put up with (like employees!) each and every day.  BUT, it pays the bills and we haven't starved yet. 

    Anyway, drop me a line and introduce yourself- I'd love to meet ya (in a friendly, virtual kind of way) and read your stuff!


    1. saleheensblog profile image59
      saleheensblogposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      hi Delanie, shifa saleheen shuvo here to welcome you.lol
      have a nice time. enjoy the hubdivity.

    2. xixi12 profile image71
      xixi12posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      hi welcome. Didnt think of introducing myself when i started. Did not know i had to. I just read a few hubs about making friends through the forum. Did not even know there was a forum. Guess i got carried away with writing and reading.lol Should have asked. I am loving it here though.

      1. Rochelle Frank profile image93
        Rochelle Frankposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        to xixi12:
        I just went to read a couple of your hubs, and the two I looked  at were duplicate content, which, even if it is yours, is rated downward at Hubpages.
        It will help you have a better experience here if go check out the rules on duplication.

    3. Pcunix profile image92
      Pcunixposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      No, we like face to face. Our meetings are on the third day after the Google updates, and (informally) on the second Sunday after Amazon Vine offers anything worth the trouble to toss the box it came in.

      Dress is usually casual, though we do have nudists here, so be prepared.  We generally ask that atheists who wish to argue wear a Darwin fish pin and that proselytising theists of the same inclination display a large cross - and they must not argue in the common rooms!

      You should bring your latest Adsense earnings in cash.  Those who feel uncomfortable carrying that much cash can bring their Amazon earnings instead.  If that is still too much, we really don't want you there anyway.

      The location floats around the world on a random basis.  The coincidence of it ending up convenient to my home is simply coincidence and I resent all implications of self serving bias. Travel and lodging are your problem.

      Looking forward to seeing you in person at the next meeting!

      1. Lily Rose profile image89
        Lily Roseposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        lol lol lol

        Welcome to HP, Delanie.  You've already received some great advice here, so I just wanted to say hello and welcome from another busy (although stay-at-home) mom!

  2. WryLilt profile image92
    WryLiltposted 7 years ago

    Hi Delanie,

    Welcome to hubpages! Feel free to ask any questions you may have - you're right, there's a lot to learn. And most of the people here are friendly!

    I'm currently trying to earn enough off HP and other internet activities so I can be a stay at home mum. smile

    Good luck with your writing!

  3. saleheensblog profile image59
    saleheensblogposted 7 years ago

    ~read the hubs of darkside, edwardio,relache,frogdropping,sunforged,shazwellyn as a beginner
    ~visit the forum often to develop connection with fellow hubbers
    ~use extreme hub makeover forum to get to know about how other people thinks about your hub
    ~stay out of religious forums

  4. Cagsil profile image61
    Cagsilposted 7 years ago

    Welcome to HubPages!

    It is a pleasure to meet you. smile

    I'm sure, if you have questions, someone within the community can help you out.

    If you would like, you can a simple tool that is easily used and very much worth your time.

    The Extreme Hub Makeover Forum thread. It is one place you are allowed to post a couple or three links, and get your hubs critiqued by other hubbers. Once you get solid advice, then you can go back and make adjustments to your hubs.

    It's always good to remember, quality is better than quantity. Thus, Quality Content is KING! smile

    Do enjoy yourself. smile big_smile

  5. Rochelle Frank profile image93
    Rochelle Frankposted 7 years ago

    Welcome! Hope you enjoy your experiences here.

  6. EatLovePray profile image57
    EatLovePrayposted 7 years ago

    Welcome to HP Delanie! It's great to meet you! I'm a new hubber as well, and just learning the way around here too. Must say..you are one busy mom! Hope you have an amazing time with the HP family! smile Looking forward to read you hubs!

    Some tips;
    a. Use the forums for any help you need. Everyone here is really sweet and helpful.
    b. Interact! Best way to get to meet new hubbers and make friends! smile
    c. Use the Google Adword Tool
    d. Like Saleheen said..stay away from the Religion forum!! big_smile Lol!

    Oh sorry..forgot to mention my name..Nikita. big_smile

    1. saleheensblog profile image59
      saleheensblogposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      and don't forget Eatlovepray is female

      1. EatLovePray profile image57
        EatLovePrayposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Ha Ha Ha! Very funny! roll

  7. wilderness profile image97
    wildernessposted 7 years ago

    And hello right back at you, Delanie!  Good to have you with us - you will find hubbers are great people and more than willing to help out a newbie.  Do a little searching for your answers in hubs or the help section, and if you can't find an answer why, just ask!  Someone will nearly always come back with an answer.

    Lots and lots to learn here if you're new to this kind of thing, but it's possible to do and have fun while you're doing it.

    Welcome - stick around and write something for us all to read!

  8. bayoulady profile image68
    bayouladyposted 7 years ago

    hello new hubber! Welcome. Of course it is addictive. Makes farming on facebook pale in comparison. (I don't facebook, my poor farm addicted daughter does!)When you read a good hub,rate and comment, then check out the profile.If you like, then follow so you won't miss the next good hub they write!Most will check you out and follow if they find your topics to their interests.Have a ball!big_smile

  9. BRIAN SLATER profile image85
    BRIAN SLATERposted 7 years ago

    Hi and welcome Delanie to Hubpages- hope you enjoy it here and make plenty of friends. It's true a lot of the answers are in the forums and have been asked several times over, but don't worry most of the hubbers here like to show newbies the right direction to go in. Most don't even bite.lol smile

  10. paradigmsearch profile image93
    paradigmsearchposted 7 years ago

    You have found yet another good karma addition to your life. Positive things happen at HP.

    1. sofs profile image84
      sofsposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Hi Delanie  welcome to HP!! Nice place to be, you have got all the advice you need , so now just relax and have some fun!