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can you please help me....

  1. Eaglekiwi profile image71
    Eaglekiwiposted 8 years ago

    Hi everyone ,
    Gosh Ive begun and almost completed my first hub....
    I am suddenly feeling really nervous ,like I dont know what or if Im doing it right.
    Would appreciate someone taking a peek and advising me ( help!!)....
    Thankyou so much and by the way you are all so clever Im just loving reading heaps of everything...
    ( in fact Ive burnt dinner , forgotten an appointment , ).....yep Im hooked...:lol

  2. Hery Yansen profile image56
    Hery Yansenposted 8 years ago

    Hi Eaglekiwi,
    Greating you to hubpages. I see your hub already, and I think some of the tag don't really represent what you write. You should see what keyword in your hub that is more prominent, and then put it in your tags. I think your writing is ok, but a little bit scramble only because your final sentence as the closure of your hub is quite incomplete and not showing any conclusion on what you write.


    1. Eaglekiwi profile image71
      Eaglekiwiposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      Hi Hery good advice you gave me ,thankyou.
      It is only one hub broken into small sections because I cant write it all in one sitting......havent figured out how edit properly or is that publish.....was going to conclude my story in the last capsule.....thanks again

  3. Mark Knowles profile image60
    Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago

    Hi, A couple of things -

    You seem a little unsure of what you are trying to say, and it is easy to go back and edit anything or add more to it when you have a more clear idea of that. I would do that and make it a little longer.

    Perhaps add some photos to break up the text a little.

    You can turn the advertisements off if you wish. I would hazard a guess you are going to get lots of "meet sexy singles" ads because of the subject matter if you leave them on smile

    Welcome to hubpages.

    1. Eaglekiwi profile image71
      Eaglekiwiposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks for the welcome Mark .
      I dont know how to go back and edit ,that was my first problem and all I could figure was this new capsule all the time so I just kept on with the story ,yes I think that is where m "unsureness" is creeping in.......I do have photos in there (3)........next mission is to find where to turn those adverts off....or reduce them...thanks again

  4. EpicTreeHouse profile image58
    EpicTreeHouseposted 8 years ago

    I think Mark is right.  One thing that really helps me is to have multiple sections.  This helps me to organize my thoughts.  I'll often write it out in a word processor like word first and then break it into sections and move stuff around to make it flow better.  Once it's in sections you can focus in on just that section and make it at strong as possible. 

    I noticed you commented on the Ads in your post.  Those Ads are put there by hubpages, not sure if you can turn them off completely, but you can reduce their number.

    Are you writing to write or do you hope to make money.  If you are just writing to write, I think organizing your thoughts better would improve that side of it.  If you're looking to make money there are a few other things you could do to improve your page.

    1. Eaglekiwi profile image71
      Eaglekiwiposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      Thankyou Epic TreeHouse
      Appreciate your advice , to begin with I was writing to write , then the more I read the links ,thought why not try writing for money,obviously I was feeling ambitious at the time ,just thought I dont want another party ( not so much a hubber) using my story??.......how do I reduce my adverts?.........

  5. Mark Knowles profile image60
    Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago

    On the top left hand side of the hub, there is a button marked "edit" - click that and you can edit and add photos - and also turn the "Ad" setting to off if you want no ads.

    I think you are not allowed any outgoing commercial links if you do that though.

  6. compu-smart profile image80
    compu-smartposted 8 years ago

    Congrats 2u on your 1st hub:)
    I would like to have seen the comments box dragged to the bottom!  thats just my 2 pence worth as i see you are in very good hands here!

  7. Eaglekiwi profile image71
    Eaglekiwiposted 8 years ago

    ok cool thanks compusmart.drag n drop here I go.....and thanks for answering my post too.