Today I received an email from hubpages congratulating me on reaching 1000 views. They also included a link for hubpage success stories. When I went and checked the link, they have listed several people who are making very good money ($1500/month) writing on hubpages.
Some people have been here for 4 years and others as little as 8 months.
Do these people have any training on how to write?
I see some people cranking out 10 hubs a day.
I was wondering how they are doing it.
Is it a snow ball effect over the period of time? (except for exceptional people)
I know some people have writing background (like journalism). For them it is easy to come with ideas to write I guess.
Did you guys/gals gone through any training/coaching on writing?
I didn't. May be inborn.Practice makes the man perfect in anything.
Some people actually may have articles written and they might be posting it, or some actually do 30 hubs in 30 days or more challenge. I am actually inspired by some hubber's motivation to do the same.
With practice writing becomes faster and fluid.
I write about what's inside me. I think a lot of us do. But yes, I have a writing background. My undergrad is in English with a minor in communications, and I've been a writer/editor for 20 years, most of it as a full-time employee, with only the past six years being freelance.
You DON'T need any writing experience to make money here. You DO need to be willing to learn. Most successful hubbers have written guides on how to make money, use keywords and get clicks.
If you can use good grammar and punctuation and know how to explain things simply, you can make money here.
I have an English degree and taught lit and writing skills for years. These experiences have DEF made me a better writer and a much FASTER writer. lol
10 hubs a day,im not sure there is enough hours in a day to write 10 good quality hubs,maybe if they were working from home and already had some ideas they could crank out 6 or 7 but 10,Not likely!!,i have no writing skills but am doing alright just by picking stuff up as i go along
I've written more than 10 articles in a day several times.
One does not need writing experience to be a good writer! However, a good education, and some experience under your belt does help tremendously!
I was awarded "Future Writer's of America" award in College! However, I find the most useful information in helping a person write better: life experiences, knowing proper English, reading as much as you can, and being creative! Some of the most successful writers, never had a formal education past high school.
I find it impossible for anyone to produce 10 hubs a day. Sure, if you aren't writing quality! Anyone could produce several hubs a day, but who would want to read them? I think a person can produce a couple a day! I think quality should be more focused on than quantity.
There are some days I write two hubs, then other times it may take me a few days to write one. It all depends on what you are writing about! A product review may not take nearly as long as a hub on "Hitler's Rise And Fall." Quite a bit of research and reading is sometimes needed!
There's quite a bit of useful information on the net about writing, however, if you search around on hubs you will find some hubbers have written about the subject of writing--some of these hubs have very good tips! I can't give specific links, but you can do a quick search on the site and locate them.
I have to agree. I CAN write four hubs in a day, but I couldn't keep that pace up.
Over thirteen years, I have averaged about one web page article per day. Some days I did nothing, some months I did very little, but overall that has been my pace.
It's enough. I really could not do much more.
Writing? I learned to write by reading.
I learned to write at school. Then did nothing.
Along came the internet. And forums, chatrooms, etc.
Now, that may not sound much of an English course, but, the thing with forum and chatroom hopping is that you learn how to make a point to all levels of people. How to connect.
I am hoping that the style I acquired will serve me equally well in what are basically just longer posts. And I don't mean blog - I mean selling a topic, idea, thought to a reader.
Sorry if I sound a bit up myself.
I found out that my writing improved by reading good books.
UW has the right idea. Reading quality literature and non-fiction pieces is one of the best ways to improve your writing skills.
A person could start with some hubs right here at HP.
Habee is great
http://hubpages.com/hub/Essay-Writing-H … e-an-Essay
That is so true. I am finishing a collection of essays by Gore Vidal, not only is it an educational writing style, it is also a fountain of inspiration.
I read a lot before but didn't really write except for the occasional letter but in the last year or so I've had to write appeal documents so gradually I've started to just write for fun and gone on from there. So far the writing journey has been great fun and everyday I learn something new and I try something new as well. We all learn to write in different ways and the best way is to just start writing about anything you enjoy or like and just go from there. Once you start - You won't stop! Good luck and best wishes in your writing!
No training. No experience. I read a lot.
Desperation and time helps (I was unemployed when I started).
I don't think I could write even 10 simple sales hubs in one day, unless all the research was done before hand and I had notes to work from. It takes me a couple of hours for those, and as much as 10 solid hours for a good "how to" hub with pics and such.
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