Hubpages July Contest

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  1. sid_candid profile image58
    sid_candidposted 11 years ago

    I had somewhere that there is a contest in July at Hubpages. I am unable to find any information regarding the same. Can someone give some information about the contest.

  2. melbel profile image89
    melbelposted 11 years ago

    same, I assumed it would be the beginning of the month like the other contests, but not a word. I suppose sometime after the holidays. smile

  3. SunSeven profile image63
    SunSevenposted 11 years ago

    I have domain giveaway contest running on my sites. No idea about HP contest. smile

  4. CMHypno profile image86
    CMHypnoposted 11 years ago

    I suspect that the HP staff have bigger things to worry about just now - like how to deal with the Amazon fall out and the gently steaming heap of spam and dross choking the life out of the site

  5. Just Ask Susan profile image90
    Just Ask Susanposted 11 years ago … re-a-like/
    This is the post that was on Facebook about the contest in July. And the link is to the HubPages Blog

  6. Gordon Hamilton profile image95
    Gordon Hamiltonposted 11 years ago

    It starts on Monday at 12 noon Pacific. It was posted on Facebook.

    1. Just Ask Susan profile image90
      Just Ask Susanposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks Gordon smile

  7. earner profile image83
    earnerposted 11 years ago

    I hate facebook......

  8. ThePracticalMommy profile image94
    ThePracticalMommyposted 11 years ago

    I thought this started on the first! Aargh! I couldn't find the actual start date and time anywhere but in a comment on a post on FB. I published two posts on the 1st with the contest tag! Oh well. C'est la vie.

    1. Gordon Hamilton profile image95
      Gordon Hamiltonposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Bad luck - hope you have plenty more ideas to get you involved in the contest. Curious to where you found the contest tag, however - that is one thing I haven't seen anywhere.

      1. ThePracticalMommy profile image94
        ThePracticalMommyposted 11 years agoin reply to this

        Ok, I may have misread the blog/newsletter announcement about it. I read the line "You can write about whatever you like- just make sure to add the “Contest” tag before publishing for your entry to count" and thought the tag was 'contest' since it was in quotes. Oops! It's been a loooong week for me.  lol

  9. Danette Watt profile image82
    Danette Wattposted 11 years ago

    I also thought it started on the first, which goes to show how prepared I am because I didn't post anything, LOL.

    There was a bit about it in a Hub Weekly newsletter but that's about the only time I saw anything about it. Odd that they haven't advertised it more.

    Have no idea where the contest logo is, will probably be on the post when they announce the start of the contest tomorrow

    1. profile image0
      Giselle Maineposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      I'm really confused too.... I'd really like to see more information that just what is on the blog post... the blog post doesn't even give the official start date (at least, not that I could see).  I agree with Danette Watt that it's a bit surprising that it hasn't been more advertised.  I'm eagerly hoping for more news soon!

  10. ianleverette47 profile image72
    ianleverette47posted 11 years ago

    Hey guys,

    I waited until the 4th of July to post my contest article. I'm positive that I read the contest starts in July, so I waited until after the week-end. I've had this prepared for weeks now and published about 11:00am.

    Now I just read it starts at noon! That better not be the case. I'm not promoting my HUB but this contest and the posting times were clearly not promoted right for all to understand.

    I have no idea where the URL is on Facebook to go and read all the HUBS, but if I get rejected because I posted an hour earlier, I'll be bringing out the Voodoo dolls for sure.

    I took a lot of time and thinking on this one like most people when a contest comes up, so be fair People of HubPages.

    If you'd like me to take over the publishing of New Contest Rules and Times, Just ask. I'll see to it that everyone understands and knows the URL or page to go to. I never (like most) saw a 12:00pm start time.

    My 11:00am posting must carry some weight if that was the case. Some part of the world must have been Noon at 11am Eastern time.

  11. Denise Handlon profile image85
    Denise Handlonposted 11 years ago

    Still searching...    Has the contest started????? and if so, what is the tag?   HELP !

  12. IzzyM profile image89
    IzzyMposted 11 years ago

    There is always a sticky thread at the top of the forums as well as a link to the contest directly from the stats page when a contest is in progress.

    I know they advertized one on their blog, but it just can't have started yet else we would have heard.

    To the newbies here, Hubpages are facing some pretty severe difficulties at the moment. I would imagine the contest is the last thing on their minds.

    When it starts we will all be told, until then all hubs of quality are welcome on the site, contest or not.

  13. Denise Handlon profile image85
    Denise Handlonposted 11 years ago

    Best to sit and wait until the next set of directions...nothing else to do w/o the right or complete info.  Thanks Izzy

  14. RedElf profile image83
    RedElfposted 11 years ago

    Izzy, Denise, and everyone, here is the link again to the blog post:

    July Contest

    All the information is laid out there...

    1. profile image0
      Giselle Maineposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Hi RedElf.  I appreciate you taking the time to respond.  I think the reason for the confusion is that the blog post says: "We will be sharing the detailed Share and Share a Like rules and timing on an official contest page soon".  So far, a separate official contest page does not exist yet, and this lack has made it unclear to many of us whether the contest has actually started or not.  For example, things like the official start date and time are not listed on that blog post link.  So, many of us are confused.  In contrast, the previous contest had much more clearly documented rules and entry conditions. I know Hubpages is really busy these days, but I think a lot of hubbers would like to see official contest entry conditions and start/end dates and times.

      1. Denise Handlon profile image85
        Denise Handlonposted 11 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks Giselle for pointing out the confusion so succintly.

  15. profile image0
    Giselle Maineposted 11 years ago

    Finally! Someone posted this link on a different forum thread about this contest! See rules etc here:

  16. Denise Handlon profile image85
    Denise Handlonposted 11 years ago

    Giselle-bravo to you for finding the info and bringing it out here to everyone.  Thank you.  Had I not returned here to take a peek before closing for the evening I would have missed it.  Thanks for your assistance.

    1. profile image0
      Giselle Maineposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks Denise!  smile

  17. RedElf profile image83
    RedElfposted 11 years ago

    For anyone who hasn't noticed it, there is a blue contest link at the top of your page big_smile


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