How did you find HubPages?

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    kimberlyslyricsposted 6 years ago

    just curious smile

    1. viryabo profile image87
      viryaboposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Through a guy on the Warrior forum. A great guy too.
      He was selling a $30 eBook that was about earning on-line the free and easy way.

      At the time, i had just applied for Paypal and was waiting for approval (or is it confirmation?), and couldn't meet the last day of sale. I asked him if i could have some kind of extension till my PP becomes active.

      But guess what? he gave me the ebook for free and told me not to tell. I cant mention his name, but his book was so great, a step by step guide.

      I wrote some lenses and hubs and told him to tell me how i was doing, and he gave me further advice.

      He brought me to where i am today. I bet he is here on Hubpages, and ive searched for his name, but no luck. Probably has a different user name, and he hasn't been at the WF for a couple of years now.

      Thank you XXX. If you are here, please send me a PM

  2. Shanna11 profile image92
    Shanna11posted 6 years ago

    After a erm... painful experience with Fiber One bars, I googled the deviant plastic-wrapped creations and discovered Shadesbreath's Hub on his own experiences. In complete sympathy at his sufferings I created an account (not realizing you could comment without one?) and wrote a commiserating reply. He liked it and encouraged me to join. So here I am. It's a good story. I tell it at parties.

  3. wilderness profile image98
    wildernessposted 6 years ago

    I followed a link on Craigslist to a controversial hub.  Made quite a few comments there, then found the forums and that was fun, too.

    Eventually signed up to write my own controversial hub and see what happened - not much.

    Two months later, saw something in the forums about making money on HP.  The rest of the sordid history can be seen in 124 hubs...

  4. Stacie L profile image87
    Stacie Lposted 6 years ago

    I was researching photography and discovered a hubbers photo hubs and then got hooked...

  5. VendettaVixen profile image67
    VendettaVixenposted 6 years ago

    Quite by accident.
    I was looking for interesting sites for young people, typed some assortment of words into Google, and up popped a link to Hub Pages.
    Made an account (thinking that you had to if you wanted to comment) and told the author of the website hub that I really liked her article.
    I figured that since I had an account, I might as well see what this place was all about. Glad I did. smile

  6. Reality Bytes profile image80
    Reality Bytesposted 6 years ago

    Searching for free publishing platforms.

    1. Druid Dude profile image60
      Druid Dudeposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Turn left at Google.

  7. Richieb799 profile image79
    Richieb799posted 6 years ago

    Looking to earn money online, read about Adsense first and somewhere it suggested using Hubpages as a platform to earn with Adsense... a long time ago lol

  8. Max Dalton profile image91
    Max Daltonposted 6 years ago

    I was just digging around a year or so ago and thought it was interesting. I remembered it a few months ago and signed up. It's working out so far. Most people are helpful and patient, and you can read other people's opinions on just about anything.

  9. Nickalooch profile image90
    Nickaloochposted 6 years ago

    Shear luck. I was looking for a writing job, then I tried out for some local online paper. It didn't pan out and there was some talk from that place about Hubpages. So here I am.

  10. urmilashukla23 profile image83
    urmilashukla23posted 6 years ago

    I was looking to promote my website <link snipped>
    and came across with hub pages, bloggers, ezinearticles etc. I was not actively engaged on hub pages until recently. Now I love here.

  11. kannanwrites profile image93
    kannanwritesposted 6 years ago

    From another writing site.

  12. mistyhorizon2003 profile image91
    mistyhorizon2003posted 6 years ago

    I joined based on a recommendation from my friend Bardofely here on HP. Thanks to him I have now been here three years and earned a reasonably good amount of money for a part time income smile

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    logic,commonsenseposted 6 years ago

    Didn't know it was lost! smile

  14. sakshisingh profile image56
    sakshisinghposted 6 years ago

    Recommended by friend to join Hubpages

    1. profile image0
      MP50posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      On the internet.

  15. rLcasaLme profile image72
    rLcasaLmeposted 6 years ago

    just by a random search on the internet.

  16. JKenny profile image94
    JKennyposted 6 years ago

    I stumbled on this website by accident, when I searched Google for writing and ghostwriting jobs.

  17. Sally's Trove profile image78
    Sally's Troveposted 6 years ago

    From craigslist. HP had run an ad looking for writers who wanted to make money online. smile

  18. ThePracticalMommy profile image93
    ThePracticalMommyposted 6 years ago

    I had just become a stay-at-home mom, and I was looking for some work online that I could do from home. I stumbled across HP in a review of freelance sites.

  19. KCC Big Country profile image85
    KCC Big Countryposted 6 years ago

    I had been interested in writing a book but was having trouble tying the chapters together in a cohesive manner.  I decided to take a course at the local junior college.  After explaining my dilemma to the instructor she asked me if I had ever considered simply writing articles.  That led to me searching online for places to write articles.  I stumbled on someone's article about writing for HubPages.  Before that 6 weeks class was over I think I had already published about 5-10 articles and made my first 14 cents.  smile  That was over 3 years ago.

  20. Journey * profile image85
    Journey *posted 6 years ago

    Like Sally's Trove, I also found out about HP from writers wanted ad on craigslist.

  21. sagecarter profile image64
    sagecarterposted 6 years ago

    I did a search on how to hard boil an egg perfectly and found a hub on it.  I was intrigued by hubpages and within a few weeks I created an account.

  22. rebekahELLE profile image86
    rebekahELLEposted 6 years ago

    I wrote a hub about how I found it -  I saw an ad on Facebook. Glad I saw the ad!

  23. SquidooLens profile image55
    SquidooLensposted 6 years ago

    I stumbled at hub from from forum discussions.

  24. SimeyC profile image95
    SimeyCposted 6 years ago

    I was very active over at Squidoo and beleived everyone in the forums who said Squidoo was best - however, curiosity got the better of me and I haven't looked back since!

  25. gmwilliams profile image85
    gmwilliamsposted 6 years ago

    I found HubPages by surfing my internet.  I was reading an article and I saw that the author was from HubPages.  I decided to comment and I started to read more articles.  I was writing on a previous post and that relationship was not positive to say the least.  I wanted to continue to write so there was HubPages and it has been quite an amicable relationship!

  26. incomeguru profile image97
    incomeguruposted 6 years ago

    I was so lucky to have stumbled on it while surfing the net for the best revenue sharing site.

 
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