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Yoo hoo - any of my usual Hub-buddies out there

  1. Spacey Gracey profile image61
    Spacey Graceyposted 6 years ago

    I am having a stress out about my latest project.

    My new website is looking great (in my humble opionion) but I am at that stage where panic sets in and I start to doubt myself.

    It is a horrible feeling.

    How do you push through the self-doubt.

  2. CMHypno profile image90
    CMHypnoposted 6 years ago

    Feel the fear and do it anyway!

    Just keep plugging away and don't stop writing

  3. Spacey Gracey profile image61
    Spacey Graceyposted 6 years ago

    I don't even understand the fear. I am really confident this will work, and even if it doesn't I have the income I need from HubPages.

    Maybe its not fear, maybe it is excitement - sometimes they feel the same.

    I think because I am at a really boring stage of the project I am spending far too much time gazing at it, and far too little time working on it!

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      china manposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Do you have any of it online yet ?  Mine is back from the webman in 2 days and hopefully will go online in a week.  About as nerve racking as having a baby isn't it?  without the pain and gloopy stuff of course.

      Want to swap html pics, I think my baby looks great too big_smile

      1. Spacey Gracey profile image61
        Spacey Graceyposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        This is my first effort at Wordpress so although I think it looks great it probably isn't.

        Maybe when I am feeling more confident I will share...maybe.

        Oh no - now I am looking at it and it looks so plain!

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          china manposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Plain can be good !  glitzy sites put me off before I start, and fluffy fairy sites get dumped without even looking at them


          Go on !  I'll show you mine if you show me yours big_smile

  4. cre8tive profile image83
    cre8tiveposted 6 years ago

    Hi Spacey

    It's completely normal to doubt ~ and a little bit of doubt is a good thing. If you didn't have the occasional doubt you wouldn't be able to question what you're doing and therefore improve.

    It might be that's not so much doubt as protective concern for your baby (your website)being let loose in the world.

    What you've achieved on HP proves you can do it, just take a look back to where you were 6 months ago and where you are now ~ if that doesn't give your confidence a boost nothing will.

    Go for it girl.

    1. Spacey Gracey profile image61
      Spacey Graceyposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      What kind words.

      I keep remembering that this time last year I was just quitting a rubbish online job that promised $$$$ and paid $3 an hour.

      I had spent so long looking for opportunities and almost given up hope and now I make enough money to pay the bills and save some for a little holiday.

      Sometimes I wonder why I am bothering with the site, but its like now I have made my mind up I couldn't stop myself anyway.

  5. lorlie6 profile image85
    lorlie6posted 6 years ago

    Can you post a link here?

  6. waynet profile image47
    waynetposted 6 years ago

    The best thing to do is to know when you are seeing too much of one project, move onto the next and just change what you're doing for a bit, this usually works for me!

    Doubt is like a bit of gout that really frustrates the joints!

    Been slightly quiet here myself, because I have other projects I am now working on away from Hubpages and away from Adsense and Amazon....new year, new income streams!!!

    1. Spacey Gracey profile image61
      Spacey Graceyposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I missed you Wayne - maybe that's why I am feeling sad smile

      Part of my doubt is that I keep thinking 'if I had spent that much time on Hubpages I would have written xxxx hubs by now'.

      Maybe I should give myself a break and come write some hubs for a while.

      1. waynet profile image47
        waynetposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        big_smile what? missed me? Awwwwwww!

  7. Spacey Gracey profile image61
    Spacey Graceyposted 6 years ago

    chinaman - that's why I've got a lot of white space. I looked at a lot of sites that target a similar market and there was so much going on my head was spinning before I got off the first page.

    Excited about your new project Wayne-is it online?

    1. waynet profile image47
      waynetposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Yes, the other projects are all online and all will be revealed quite soon...?

 
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