can I Boast a little?

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  1. Neil Sperling profile image73
    Neil Sperlingposted 10 years ago

    I have no clue really how to get traffic - but I am delighted that I am approaching my first 1000 views and one hub is close to hitting the 300 views.

    Thanks to my fans/friends here on HP as well as Adland and Face Book.

    Hip Hip .......

    1. terenceyap07 profile image61
      terenceyap07posted 10 years agoin reply to this

      You're doing well, my friend. I'll be looking forward to hearing more good news from you.

      *smiles*

      1. Neil Sperling profile image73
        Neil Sperlingposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks Tarenceyap07 - Love your reincarnation article - I've had so many experiences that prove it to me - it is as real as the sun rising each day!

    2. compu-smart profile image59
      compu-smartposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      HOORAYYY:)

      1. Neil Sperling profile image73
        Neil Sperlingposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        :-) - Thanks Compu-smart

    3. profile image0
      SirDentposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Great job Neil. Keep writing hubs and watch the views go higher and higher.

      1. Neil Sperling profile image73
        Neil Sperlingposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        Sir Dent - Yeah - if only I had more time I could write more ,,, LOL All the best and thanks for your words!

  2. topstuff profile image59
    topstuffposted 10 years ago

    But the views are not that high.

    1. Neil Sperling profile image73
      Neil Sperlingposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      LOL - Love it when someone tells it like they see it!

      If I was trying to make money doing this I would be disgusted - but I'm doing it to share a little about things that matter to me. The feedback I'm getting tells me I touched a couple people - that to me is worth more than money!

      Again Top Stuff - Thanks for being blunt and telling it like you see it!

      So you know it did not offennd me it reminds me of a quote "Balls" said the Queen ... "If I had some I'ld be king."

      LOL

      Cheers Bro

  3. Uninvited Writer profile image83
    Uninvited Writerposted 10 years ago

    Congratulations, 1000 views is a good first level to reach smile

    1. Neil Sperling profile image73
      Neil Sperlingposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Uninvited you may be - but you are welcome to pop in any time! - Thanks

  4. dineane profile image83
    dineaneposted 10 years ago

    Why would you say that? I'm glad no one had that kind of reaction to my little 2000 view celebration. I've seen my traffic steadily grow since then.

    Neil, I'll join the "congratulations" chorus! I've thrilled to be at hubpages, and I believe even slow progress will be long-term progress!

    1. Neil Sperling profile image73
      Neil Sperlingposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Dineane - Thanks for your kind words - Like I said though - I'm not intending to make a dime here - I have other ventures doing that very well indeed!

      Thanks again!

  5. Rochelle Frank profile image95
    Rochelle Frankposted 10 years ago

    I agree, Niel.

    As long as some numbers are going up, and people are reading, it's a good thing.  I especially  love it when people find something to laugh at in my hubs. Laugher is healthful.

    Some of my hubs are more serious--  I may have some useful information to share, even when a little silliness creeps in.

    I look at my numbers-- but don't get  too focused on them.

    I am really happy to get hits and feedback.   I am not looking  at this as a way to earn streams of pennies every day, though I will be happy if  I can buy a gallon of gasoline/petrol at some point.

    We all want more.. but at certain times we can be happy for what we have.

    Therei s value here, it makes me happy frequently.

    1. Neil Sperling profile image73
      Neil Sperlingposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Rochelle - Thanks - Love Light and laughter!!

  6. ProCW profile image81
    ProCWposted 10 years ago

    Congratulations are due for your success! smile

    CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! smile

    ProCW

    1. Neil Sperling profile image73
      Neil Sperlingposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks ProCW - Now it is time for me to begin!

  7. Lifebydesign profile image63
    Lifebydesignposted 10 years ago

    Hey Neil that's great news. Congratulations - you have every reason to boast! :-)

    1. Neil Sperling profile image73
      Neil Sperlingposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Lifebydesign - Thanks for the comment and word of encouragement

  8. Shadesbreath profile image83
    Shadesbreathposted 10 years ago

    Grats man.  Rome wasn't built in a day.  Keep laying down the roads, bro.  1000 is a cool milestone.

    And Rochelle, seriously, you are a freaking crack up.  The only thing holding you back from being a national humor figure is probably that you don't realize how funny you are.

    1. Neil Sperling profile image73
      Neil Sperlingposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Shadesbreath - I thank you too. Nice of you to mention Rochelle's humor too!

  9. crashcromwell profile image77
    crashcromwellposted 10 years ago

    Neil, you can boast any time you like. Every website has to start somewhere, and I am in the same kind of boat as you. As we speak, I have a total of just over 3700 hits, and about 1000 of those hits have been in two of the hubs. I haven't posted any celebratory comments because I do realize that I have a long way to go before I'll be respectable. This is not to minimize your accomplishment. I have faith that if I stay with it, the numbers will increase, and so will yours. Keep it up!

    1. Neil Sperling profile image73
      Neil Sperlingposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Hey Crash Cromwell - thanks for the encouragement - all the best to you too!

  10. Veronica Bright profile image60
    Veronica Brightposted 10 years ago

    Just remember, it's not always "how many" hits...but "Who" hits.  I do less writing on Hubpages than I do anywhere, but google still loves me here, and the other place.  Besides that, someone saw one of my Articles that led to a real writing job!  lol.  Numbers are numbers, just do your best, learn what you can, keep improving, and to He** with the Nay-sayers.
    V

    1. Neil Sperling profile image73
      Neil Sperlingposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Veronica - Thanks to you too my friend - all the best!

  11. Paraglider profile image92
    Paragliderposted 10 years ago

    Hi Neil -
    It's a good start. Like you, I'm not writing here to make money. But the quality of feedback available on Hubpages is higher than anywhere else I've written.

    1. Neil Sperling profile image73
      Neil Sperlingposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks Paraglider - I agree with you 100% - the Hub pages are great for feedback! Cheers

  12. Stacie Naczelnik profile image75
    Stacie Naczelnikposted 10 years ago

    Boast away.

    Almost to a goal of 1000 is definitely something to celebrate.

    I figure 1000 people actually reading my work is better than 100,000 who simply click on it and click away to something better.

    1. Neil Sperling profile image73
      Neil Sperlingposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Stacie - I agree 100% - the quality of traffic is more important than the numbers - for those who are wanting to earn a living doing this then the numbers are more important ... LOL  - tit for tat!

  13. Lady Guinevere profile image60
    Lady Guinevereposted 10 years ago

    Neil,
    I am with you all the way.  I just started too!

    1. Neil Sperling profile image73
      Neil Sperlingposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Lady Guinenere - thanks to you too for taking the time to pop in and comment - all the best to you too! Three cheers for the Lady!

 
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