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The Official HubPages Contest 30 Day Challenge

  1. Simone Smith profile image93
    Simone Smithposted 6 years ago

    http://hubpages.com/x/promos/sytycwo_496.png

    I'm throwing down the gauntlet, Hubbers.  Publish one Hub every day this April.  I dare you.  And make these the best Hubs you've written yet.

    The challenge is not only to publish 30 Hubs in 30 Days - one for every day in April - but to publish Hubs that include...

    *A long-tail, niche topic that has not been extensively covered online
    *A Search-friendly title (mirrors common search terms)
    *Excellent writing (proper use of grammar, capitalization)
    *Unique, useful information (not copied from elsewhere online, full of details, examples, names, and figures)
    *Attractive formatting (avoidance of excessive link, eBay, or Amazon capsule clutter, excessive bolding or italics, and all-caps)
    *Judicious use of relevant capsules (original photos (especially your own), video, maps, tables, links, news, etc.)

    These are the judging criteria for the HubPages So You Think You Can Write Online contest. If you include a WritingContest tag on each Hub you publish in this contest, it will be entered to win $50, $100, and even $250 in prizes. 

    Visit the contest page for full details on the contest, and if you have any questions, feel free to ask them in the official contest forum thread.

    If you want your Hub to show up as part of this 30 day challenge, add the tag AprilHubChallenge.

    If you want to submit your Hub for the April writing contest, add a WritingContest tag. 


    You do not need to participate in the challenge to participate in the contest, and you do not have to participate in the contest to participate in the challenge big_smile

    Even though I can't win anything in the contest, I'll be joining in on this month's challenge.  I hope you will be, too, and look forward to reading your Hubs!

    1. gis_r07 profile image86
      gis_r07posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I will definitely do my best to submit one hub daily! Quite a challenge indeed!

      1. promotetourism profile image61
        promotetourismposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        yaa really a challenge work to post one hub daily

    2. rockfordmaunes profile image58
      rockfordmaunesposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I'm new here and I'm excited about it, I'll do my best to earn it.

    3. Tweetmom profile image68
      Tweetmomposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      From the deepest confession of my heart, i am trully addicted to hubpages now. Been loggin in and out to see my hubscore and traffic. If participating in this contest is going to boost my credibility in hubpages, then i will definitely participate.

      I love hubpages!!

      1. Simone Smith profile image93
        Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        I daresay it will, hahaa!  Nothing boosts HubScore like regular publishing big_smile

        1. france1982 profile image60
          france1982posted 6 years agoin reply to this

          smile

          1. Tweetmom profile image68
            Tweetmomposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            france1982 wink

            If you are looking for a niche selection hubs.

            http://hubpages.com/hub/Starting-a-nich … rdest-word

      2. onaolapo1 profile image69
        onaolapo1posted 6 years agoin reply to this

        I think it very much possible to write at least two post a day and I am going to prove I can do it. Let the party begin ...Hooah!

        1. Simone Smith profile image93
          Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          Holy cow!  Go for it!

      3. profile image0
        Jennifer Angelposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Alright - I accept! Bring it on! Any topic right?

        oo, Can we combine the two? X raises eyebrow x

        Please let me know! wink

        Jennifer

        1. Simone Smith profile image93
          Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          Right! Any topic! And the two are *meant* to be combined big_smile

      4. L.L. Woodard profile image77
        L.L. Woodardposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Hmmm...definitely a challenge. But I'm in.

      5. aries3296 profile image78
        aries3296posted 6 years agoin reply to this

        I am definitely up for the challenge this month.  it sounds like fun.  Fabulous concept!

        1. Bendo13 profile image79
          Bendo13posted 6 years agoin reply to this

          I've been on a "one a day" roll since Jan 1st so I'll definitely pop in the tag to see how you guys like my April posts.  Should be a huge boost in traffic if a lot of people do this.

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            EarthquakePrepareposted 6 years agoin reply to this

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            1. Bendo13 profile image79
              Bendo13posted 6 years agoin reply to this

              What a well put together spam message!

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                rinkenposted 6 years agoin reply to this

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                1. Bendo13 profile image79
                  Bendo13posted 6 years agoin reply to this

                  Haha wow... can we go for a triple spam combo or is that asking too much?

        2. dark_justice1986 profile image59
          dark_justice1986posted 6 years agoin reply to this

          I am up to the challenge and I am going for it! Should be a fun time and at the same time, I get alot of new articles up and hopefully more traffic flowing through the pages! Here goes nothing, wish me much needed luck!

        3. Freya Cesare profile image61
          Freya Cesareposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          That is some challenge. I will try my best. Hopefully can meet with what you expected. Even though, if seem I still have problem in choosing tags and grammars. hmm

          Thank you for the invitation. smile

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          soultalkerposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          Just joined today  -  will give it a go.

          1. Leptirela profile image81
            Leptirelaposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            Go for it ! All the Best

        5. Guady Serrano profile image61
          Guady Serranoposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          It has been a while since I write here..I dont know if I can make it. However, I will try to submit something even small everyday. All the best for all of you

          Guady

        6. loveSpaces profile image59
          loveSpacesposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          I did not see any place where I can look to the daily results? Where will be the results published as the first day of the contest is over?

          I am in both: 'WritingContest' AND 'AprilHubchallenge'

        7. rembrandz profile image84
          rembrandzposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          Hi there
          I am taking part in both the Writing Contest and 30 day challenge. (April Hub Challenge?)
          Where can my hub be see for the 30 day participation. Is it at the same link as for the Writing Contest?
          Thanks in advance

        8. dark_justice1986 profile image59
          dark_justice1986posted 6 years agoin reply to this

          It seems that I have already failed the 30 day challenge by a complete mistake sad and I was doing great, but I failed to realize that I put "WritingContest" in all my tags instead of "AprilHubChallenge"... I have failed sad On a good note, it was fun writing articles the last 4 days and it's inspired me to write more often as I will do now.

          1. Simone Smith profile image93
            Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            LOL don't worry about that dark_justice1986 - I forgot to add the tag to the Hub I wrote yesterday too.  You can always add it after the fact big_smile

        9. Mammas7 profile image75
          Mammas7posted 6 years agoin reply to this

          I posted a hub a day, since april 1st, thinking I was in both contest just tagging writing contest. Ugh! I don't know why I didn't see u had to tag both, WC and AHC, can I add the tag and still be part of it? Thanks!

          1. Simone Smith profile image93
            Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            You can still totally be a part of the challenge- the contest and challenge are complimentary, but one is hardly required to participate in the other.  While you can't retroactively add WritingContest tags to contest entries, you can certainly add AprilHubChallenge tags to your Hubs if you forgot to the first time around big_smile

            1. Mammas7 profile image75
              Mammas7posted 6 years agoin reply to this

              Ok, yea I went back and added april hub challenge, I had already written Writing Contest when I published them. Thanks, Mammas7

              1. Simone Smith profile image93
                Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

                Awesome!

        10. chasemillis profile image71
          chasemillisposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          This challenge is so difficult to balance with school and track

        11. El-Said profile image60
          El-Saidposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          I wanna try. Blow the whistle.

      6. viryabo profile image86
        viryaboposted 6 years ago

        Wondered earlier if they can be combined. I'm glad they can.

        So, i'm in smile

        'WritingContest' AND 'AprilHubchallenge'

        1. Simone Smith profile image93
          Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          NICE!!

      7. Patty Inglish, MS profile image95
        Patty Inglish, MSposted 6 years ago

        OK< I'll take more vitamins! Kidding aside - Sounds like a great combination.

        1. Simone Smith profile image93
          Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          Oh, TOTALLY.  And I'm upping my vitamin intake, f'sho!!  Hahahaa XD

      8. lakeerieartists profile image74
        lakeerieartistsposted 6 years ago

        I will do my best.  My birthday is in April, so here is to a great birthday month with lots of fun and exciting contest material!

        1. Simone Smith profile image93
          Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          Oh, Happy early birthday!!

          1. Patty Inglish, MS profile image95
            Patty Inglish, MSposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            Me too - Happy Birthday up there around Cleveland!

      9. lilibees profile image60
        lilibeesposted 6 years ago

        I'm in and I think I know what my hubs will consist of so good luck to all my fellow hubbers and good writing!

        1. Simone Smith profile image93
          Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          Excellent! Wow, you've already planned ahead, too! Not bad!

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          ritakritiposted 6 years agoin reply to this

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          1. Patty Inglish, MS profile image95
            Patty Inglish, MSposted 6 years agoin reply to this

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              ritakritiposted 6 years agoin reply to this

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        3. dearabbysmom profile image73
          dearabbysmomposted 6 years ago

          Well OK, I'm in. I'm rather new to Hub Pages, but think this might be a good way to force me to dive a little deeper!

          1. Simone Smith profile image93
            Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            Oh, totally!  I'm so glad you're joining in!

        4. LelahKimball profile image77
          LelahKimballposted 6 years ago

          OK, for better or worse, I think I'll give it a try.  If nothing else, I'll get SOME hubs up.

          1. Simone Smith profile image93
            Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            Hurray!

        5. RedElf profile image84
          RedElfposted 6 years ago

          Three to the good so far - excelsior!

          1. Simone Smith profile image93
            Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            Yessss!!

        6. Bizziebee profile image66
          Bizziebeeposted 6 years ago

          Bring it! I am IN! smile

        7. Gordon Hamilton profile image100
          Gordon Hamiltonposted 6 years ago

          Really looking forward to the contest (as always.) Unfortunately, don't want to commit to the 30 day challenge as I will be away out in the wilds from 27th - 29th fishing and doubt I will have Internet access because of the mountains. I know that mobile/cell phones don't work there, so doubt that my mobile Internet will either. Not going to bother taking laptop.

          I could always knock on some village doors and state that I'm on urgent Hub Pages business and ask to use their landline Internet access for a few minutes to publish, until I find a friendly and accommodating soul...???

          No - perhaps not... smile

          Good luck to everyone and thanks again Simone and Hub Pages for another great contest and opportunity for everyone.

          1. Simone Smith profile image93
            Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            Hey, I think that prioritizing true enjoyment of nature over Hub production is totally justified!  Can't wait to read your contest entries though.  big_smile

        8. LagunaAlkaline profile image85
          LagunaAlkalineposted 6 years ago

          I've been waiting for this day smile -starts scheming topics-

        9. travel_man1971 profile image77
          travel_man1971posted 6 years ago

          Thanks for the invite, Simone. I'm in but just wondering if you'll have the topical subject every day or will it just explore on the theme of the contest?

          1. queenpoetica profile image60
            queenpoeticaposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            I'll give it a go, but not sure how to go about posting.  I'll check it out now.

            1. travel_man1971 profile image77
              travel_man1971posted 6 years agoin reply to this

              Hello, friend. There's already a link  on the contest forum on how to start your hub. Now, I understand. You can write anything but be sure that it's original..including your own photos. Thanks!

              1. queenpoetica profile image60
                queenpoeticaposted 6 years agoin reply to this

                thank you travel man.  Is it as simple as putting WritingContest in your tags.  Do I need to do anything else?

                1. Simone Smith profile image93
                  Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

                  That's right, queenpoetica!  It's that simple.  And there's a maximum of five entries per day. 
                  And travel_man1971 - there are no daily topics.  The entire contest is open ended big_smile

                  1. queenpoetica profile image60
                    queenpoeticaposted 6 years agoin reply to this

                    thank you for that.  I did my first one in the early hours of this morning when I couldn't sleep with excitement!

                  2. Patty Inglish, MS profile image95
                    Patty Inglish, MSposted 6 years agoin reply to this

                    Way to remove limits - Yippeee!

        10. freecampingaussie profile image57
          freecampingaussieposted 6 years ago

          Sounds like a busy month , am 46 this month, getting the caravan ready for the big trip north & over to Queensland over 5000 k,s !
          have to be up early to write a hub a day!!
          http://s2.hubimg.com/u/4846841_f248.jpg

          1. Simone Smith profile image93
            Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            Nice caravan!

        11. fayx24 profile image60
          fayx24posted 6 years ago

          So, unlike the weekly topic, we don't have to start our Hubs from this forum, just add the competition tag? That's all? I don't know if I can do it... too many topics to write about... I will give it a go, though! smile
          By the way, does that mean it's already started?

          1. Simone Smith profile image93
            Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            That's right.  All you have to do is publish entries with a WritingContest tag slapped on.  And no, the contest doesn't start for another 3.5 hours, so sit tight!

        12. ctanner1966 profile image60
          ctanner1966posted 6 years ago

          Sounds interesting, have to remind myself each day smile

        13. Adventure Colorad profile image80
          Adventure Coloradposted 6 years ago

          I have been wanting to try one of these contests, so I might as well do it with the writing contest.  I have already started writing Hubs for the contest and have several ready to go when the contest starts, that should help me for when I can't think of something else to write for a day.

        14. melbel profile image99
          melbelposted 6 years ago

          I've got some stuff already written and ready to go for the contest. I'm really excited!

          1. Simone Smith profile image93
            Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            Way to be prepared!

        15. JoanneDoubtfire profile image78
          JoanneDoubtfireposted 6 years ago

          I posted my first hub a few days ago so I guess now is as good as any other to start getting serious. Gonna attempt this and hopefully I might even win something!

          1. Simone Smith profile image93
            Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            Welcome to HubPages!  And this contest will be a great way to get started on the site!

        16. soni2006 profile image77
          soni2006posted 6 years ago

          Thank you so much Simone and HP for giving us another contest. Actually like always I have kept some stuff unpublished and I will release them accordingly. I have my WEDDING ANNIVERSARY on April 16th so I hope to win some prizes for my honey. Best of luck to everyone.

          Plus one more thing, I am totally fresh and free this time so will give in the maximum search friendly entries.

          I am happy because yesterday INDIA WON ICC WORLD CUP SEMIFINALS FROM PAKISTAN. We all celebrated here in India all night, lots of crackers, colors, and joy as if INdia has won the world cup.

          1. Simone Smith profile image93
            Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            Wow, soni2006! You've got a lot to celebrate!! So glad you're joining in on the contest big_smile

            1. soni2006 profile image77
              soni2006posted 6 years agoin reply to this

              Thank you so much Simone. I wish India win the World Cup tomorrow and I keep on writing hubs at HP.

        17. Patkay profile image91
          Patkayposted 6 years ago

          We are ready for the HP contest. I thrive by challenges so i have to participate and see if i can win something .....ha! ha! haaaaa!

          Thanks for the contest lets keep HP going on strong. Let me start preparing for the contest.

        18. annmackiemiller profile image79
          annmackiemillerposted 6 years ago

          I, the Lady Annie, do hereby pick up thy guantlet and accept thy challenge!

          Bring it on! Gulp!

          1. Simone Smith profile image93
            Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            Yeah!!!  Go Lady Annie!!!

        19. workingmomwm profile image86
          workingmomwmposted 6 years ago

          Okay. I'm off work for a few more weeks, so I'm going to actually try this. Really nervous, since 3 hubs per week has been my best so far!

          1. Simone Smith profile image93
            Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            Well, you can always give it a try!  And three Hubs a week is still stellar!

        20. Spiritual Growth profile image78
          Spiritual Growthposted 6 years ago

          Well, moving this month, running a course and setting up a business.......not sure I can post every day, but will do my best! Just finished doing 100 on ezine, so I am sure I can do 30 on here! Love to all!

        21. Golfgal profile image80
          Golfgalposted 6 years ago

          Thanks for the motivation...I have been wanting to take on the Hub Challenge and now is just a good a time as any.  I have picked up the gauntlet.  My mind is whirling with topics.  I have a hard time focusing on just one at a time.  geesh.

        22. kafsoa profile image75
          kafsoaposted 6 years ago

          I'm a new hubber, and this is my 6th or seventh day. Sure I'll do the best I can. I'm not sure that a hub every day with all the restrictions will be easy, but it's nice to challenge.

          1. Simone Smith profile image93
            Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            At any rate, it'll be a great learning experience.  I'm glad you've joined our community and are joining in on the contest, too!

        23. Spiritual Growth profile image78
          Spiritual Growthposted 6 years ago

          What time is it please in PT? I am in the UK and would like to post my first entry if the time is right! Many thanks

          1. workingmomwm profile image86
            workingmomwmposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            Don't do it yet. It's 9:47 ET, which means it's only 6:47 PT, so a little over 5 hours to go ...

            1. Spiritual Growth profile image78
              Spiritual Growthposted 6 years agoin reply to this

              Thanks workingmumwm! Appreciate that as I have no idea! Will post later tonight. Thanks again!

          2. Simone Smith profile image93
            Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this
            1. aguasilver profile image80
              aguasilverposted 6 years agoin reply to this

              ...and we start this at what time?

            2. profile image0
              Jennifer Angelposted 6 years agoin reply to this

              Awww, so at 12am my time EDT, I can't post my first?
              So not fair! smile

            3. Spiritual Growth profile image78
              Spiritual Growthposted 6 years agoin reply to this

              Thanks really know the time now!!! Love to all! xxx

            4. loveSpaces profile image59
              loveSpacesposted 6 years agoin reply to this

              Very useful thanks. I am interested - for the first time in the contest - I plan to write at least one new hub every WORKING day - if not more! Good luck to all.

        24. the clean life profile image80
          the clean lifeposted 6 years ago

          I'll give it a try for the first time..I'm in!!

        25. Joy56 profile image61
          Joy56posted 6 years ago

          I also accept the challenge, it is just what I need to get these creative juices flowing once again.

        26. aguasilver profile image80
          aguasilverposted 6 years ago

          OK, I'm busy opening up two countries right now, but I will have a go, tried a 30 day before but dried up half way through, must try harder this time, may even try some commercial hubs.... where my book on Rolex watches and coffee machines! smile

        27. cmahan profile image81
          cmahanposted 6 years ago

          This will be my first Hub Challenge. I have been thinking about ideas since the email was sent out. I *think* I have a 30 day series all plotted out that will make readers look outside the box. It is more of a creative perspective compared to the informational hubs I have done in the past. I had planned to use this series for a blog challenge that also starts April 1, but I have some other ideas for that.

          If anything, I will get 30 more hubs and maybe some more traffic!

          Good luck everyone.

        28. viryabo profile image86
          viryaboposted 6 years ago

          Yes, good luck to all participants, including me!  smile

        29. Mark Ewbie profile image88
          Mark Ewbieposted 6 years ago

          Are these the right tags to be using for both challenges?

          'WritingContest' AND 'AprilHubchallenge'

          1. Simone Smith profile image93
            Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            Yep!  And just for the record, the April Hub challenge is an optional compliment to entering in the contest - anyone is free to enter even if they aren't a part of the April challenge smile

        30. profile image0
          lynnechandlerposted 6 years ago

          Well, I'm in. I mean who can pass this up?

        31. aguasilver profile image80
          aguasilverposted 6 years ago

          And I have just realized that being in SE Asia, I am 15 hours ahead of the dateline being used,not sure if that's an advantage or not!roll

        32. moorebored profile image75
          mooreboredposted 6 years ago

          I will most definetly try to do this!
          All we do is add the tag writingcontest?

          1. Simone Smith profile image93
            Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            That's right!  And qualifying Hubs must be totally original, longer than 400 words, and published for the first time that day big_smile

        33. tlpoague profile image88
          tlpoagueposted 6 years ago

          I'm going to give it my best shot. I don't know if I will be able to do a full thirty days, but going to try anyway. Good luck to all that go for it!

        34. bloggering profile image71
          bloggeringposted 6 years ago

          Looking forward to this! Just finished my first one :-)

          1. Simone Smith profile image93
            Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            Congrats!

        35. moorebored profile image75
          mooreboredposted 6 years ago

          Ok, just curious. Do we publish 1 a day, or can we do like 2 one day, 1 another,3 one day, or just 1 a day?
          Thanks!

          1. profile image0
            andycoolposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            I would love to participate, but I'm confused a bit.

            1. Simone Smith profile image93
              Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

              Nope! You don't have to write one Hub every day to be a part of the contest.  All you have to do to submit a contest entry is publish a Hub that is original, tagged with the WritingContest tag, longer than 400 words, and that has never been published within the contest period.  There's a max of five entries per day.  That's all big_smile

          2. Simone Smith profile image93
            Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            @moorebored - you can submit a max of five entries per day.  That's the only limitation big_smile

        36. Teylina profile image61
          Teylinaposted 6 years ago

          Gotta give it a shot! Simone, so glad for answers you've given others. I needed them. Still have questions, but not sure how to ask. Need another challenge besides technology! (not sure I can handle both, but gonna try!)

          1. Simone Smith profile image93
            Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            Feel free to ask any questions here, Teylina.  That's what the forums are for big_smile

        37. Hyphenbird profile image90
          Hyphenbirdposted 6 years ago

          I just published my first entry. I am so excited about the contest. Thirty in thirty, I am a writing maniac!

        38. Alastar Packer profile image87
          Alastar Packerposted 6 years ago

          You can do it Hyph!

          1. Hyphenbird profile image90
            Hyphenbirdposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            Awe shucks Alastar. You give me strength!
            I think I can-I think I can-I KNOW I can!

        39. Nastasia profile image59
          Nastasiaposted 6 years ago

          I am looking forward to the challenge!!

        40. profile image0
          masmasikaposted 6 years ago

          I will try to join this challenge.  Perhaps it would be interesting.

        41. fayx24 profile image60
          fayx24posted 6 years ago

          Ok, I'm guessing that since it's past 12pm on March 31 for you, and is April 1 for me, I can now enter?
          I hope that's right... I don't want to post a Hub with a tag and have it deemed invalid...tongue

          (by the way, thanks for replying, Simone!)

          1. Simone Smith profile image93
            Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            Yep- you were correct!

        42. sarclair profile image80
          sarclairposted 6 years ago

          I am still fairly new to the Hubpages. However, I will give the challenge a whack. It's going to be tough trying to write a hub a day. I am sure it will be fun though.

        43. prairieprincess profile image96
          prairieprincessposted 6 years ago

          I'm going to give it a try. That's a lot of hubs!

          I'm done my first one now: just need to add the tag for the Writing Challenge in there. Sounds like fun, kinda .... !

        44. fayx24 profile image60
          fayx24posted 6 years ago

          By the way, can the Hubs be related? I mean, can some be connected at all by a topic?

          Thanks smile

          Oh, and by the 'tag', do you mean the graphic?

          1. Sun Pen 50 profile image78
            Sun Pen 50posted 6 years agoin reply to this

            Connect your related hubs with links. You can do this when editing the capsule use the link button in the bar.

            To enter the hub in the contest mention the tag in the list of tags.
            I think this was helpful. There is 23 hrs left for the first entry if I am not mistaken about the time. I am 12 and a half hours ahead of Hubpages.

          2. Simone Smith profile image93
            Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            The Hubs can definitely be related.  And I recommend taking advantage of HubPages Groups - just put them all in a group and set the order so they'll be nice and organized big_smile

        45. viryabo profile image86
          viryaboposted 6 years ago

          Is there a place to post our 'writingcontest' hubs?

          1. Simone Smith profile image93
            Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            Not really - they can be seen here though: http://hubpages.com/reports/sytycwo

        46. Teylina profile image61
          Teylinaposted 6 years ago

          I'm always full of questions. Most have been answered. Saw how to check word count from somebody somewhere, but can't find or I'm just missing it. Glad somebody asked about related hubs; some planned--can they?

          1. Simone Smith profile image93
            Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            You could always check wordcount here: http://www.javascriptkit.com/script/scr … ords.shtml big_smile

          2. BlissfulWriter profile image75
            BlissfulWriterposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            To check your word count ...

            After a Hub is published, you can see the word count by going to "stats" and then "hub metrics" for that particular hub.

            Before a Hub is published, you can copy and paste the article into Microsoft Word, and use its word count feature to determine the number of words. This feature is typically under "Tools -> word count".

            1. RedElf profile image84
              RedElfposted 6 years agoin reply to this

              Actually if you click "Save Unpublished", you can check the word count using the stats button. Sometimes the stats may not be available right away, but the stats do show up there the same on a published hub.

        47. Teylina profile image61
          Teylinaposted 6 years ago

          Okay--first official dropout. Ain't no way I can meet this challenge. Gotta work elsewhere while I can--can't do both. Will be following everybody out there--talk about an amazing race!

          1. Simone Smith profile image93
            Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            Hahaa, no worries Teylina! You could always scale down your own personal challenge to one every other day, three a week, or even one a week big_smile - it's whatever you want it to be!

         
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