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  1. Ann Mason profile image61
    Ann Masonposted 13 years ago

    I'm still having a tour of this wonderful site.  I love how it's easy to navigate, and hope to be here for a long time. 

    I was wondering whether the Hub Pages are mainly used by professionals, or amateurs?  I've only been writing about three weeks, and have specialized in writing about Adam Lambert; I've submitted 7 hubs today. 

    Thanks in advance for taking the time to answer me. 


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    fierycjposted 13 years ago

    You're still having a tour and you have 7 hubs already! I gotta fan ya!

    1. Ann Mason profile image61
      Ann Masonposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Wow, you're fast fierycj!  Thanks so much for the fan. I'm still learning here... I will check out your hubs too  : )

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    Janettaposted 13 years ago

    Welcome Ann!! You will enjoy it here I'm sure! big_smile

    The site is made up of a mix of professionals and amateurs, writing about everything under the sun.

    Take a look around at some other hubbers to get an idea of what others do around here too.  Make sure to comment on hubs and answer comments on your own hubs to get your name out there.

    Have fun hubbing!! big_smile

    1. Ann Mason profile image61
      Ann Masonposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Hi Janetta, thanks for the tips.  I just started reading some hubs and grabbed a bite to eat.  It's 1am here.  I have a few people to now thank and also read their hubs. : )  I love how diverse the subject content is, I've never mixed with writers before.

  4. Lgali profile image57
    Lgaliposted 13 years ago

    Welcome Ann have fun in hp

    1. Ann Mason profile image61
      Ann Masonposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for the warm welcome Lgali, I'm sure I'll love it here, and that it will be quite addictive.

  5. dohn121 profile image81
    dohn121posted 13 years ago

    Yeah, I'm an addict big time.  I've been here 10 days and counting and love it.  The majority of us are always willing to help--By the way, great advice Janetta--if you just CLICK and ask someone.  I've found that it's just so easy to speak to fellow hubbers here.

    1. Ann Mason profile image61
      Ann Masonposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks Dohn,

      For the advice and also the critique. : )

      I realize I have a select subject, but as a fan it only seems natural to me atm.  My interest is in comedic writing, I guess.

      I started reading your writing hub and was interrupted.  It sounds like you always had writing in you, which is wonderful. I'll pop back again.

  6. WeddingConsultant profile image64
    WeddingConsultantposted 13 years ago

    Welcome to hubpages Ann! You're off to a great start with your Adam hubs.

    1. Ann Mason profile image61
      Ann Masonposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Hi Wedding C,

      It sounds like you at least know who Adam is LOL.

      Thanks for your kind comments, I really appreciate it.  There must be a gazillion topics here, so lots for me to read!

  7. cashmere profile image79
    cashmereposted 13 years ago

    Hi Ann and welcome. I think there are professionals and amateurs here. All of whom have a grand time. Hope you have fun.

    1. Ann Mason profile image61
      Ann Masonposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Hi Cashmere,

      Such a lovely welcome, thank you.  Everyone is so kind here.  I will have fun for sure!

  8. andromida profile image59
    andromidaposted 13 years ago

    welcome to hp ann.How did u make 7 hubs in 9 hours.nice job.

    1. Ann Mason profile image61
      Ann Masonposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Hi Andromida

      I have been writing about 3 weeks, and been away on a short trip last week.  I have posted elsewhere, but didn't feel that it was the right avenue, which is why I have been looking for an online writer's den.  I wrote about 12-14 pieces in those 3 weeks, and decided I wanted to continue with it.  : )

  9. lrohner profile image70
    lrohnerposted 13 years ago

    Welcome, Ann. Hope you enjoy your time here at HP!

    1. Ann Mason profile image61
      Ann Masonposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      lrohner, thanks!  I'm sure I will!  I hope my learners plates won't be to obvious after a few weeks LOL

  10. Eaglekiwi profile image77
    Eaglekiwiposted 13 years ago

    Kia Ora, Welcome Ann, jump aboard the HuBmobile ,look forward to reading your hubs sometime soon too smile

    1. Ann Mason profile image61
      Ann Masonposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Hey Eaglekiwi (neighbour)

      I'm an Aussie, so I'll wave hi from outside my window LOL   I love NZ and would love to return.  I will be reading your hubs too.  I promise I will check everyone who's replied so far.

  11. Eaglekiwi profile image77
    Eaglekiwiposted 13 years ago

    Why no score on your hubs??

    1. Ann Mason profile image61
      Ann Masonposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      I'm not sure, maybe as I've only joined 10hrs ago?  I'll see how it goes in a few days...  When I submitted the hubs, the figure changed re hub volumes.

  12. Ann Mason profile image61
    Ann Masonposted 13 years ago

    EagleKiwi, when I had 7 hubs, it showed a score of 1. 

    When I added my 8th hub, the score fell back to zero.

    So my guess is although my fan numbers are increasing, there was only one critique, which was posted by Dohn.  That ratio made a score.  By the 8th hub, it had cancelled itself and went back to zero.

    It's just the averaging system kicking in due to lack of comments.

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    L. Andrew Marrposted 13 years ago


    I'm new too!

    Sorry, I felt like contributing...

  14. jenblacksheep profile image70
    jenblacksheepposted 13 years ago

    Hi Ann! I've been here 4 weeks and sometimes I still feel like I'm just learning my way around here (in terms of correct etiquette etc) but I love it! From the moment I joined I've been completely addicted and I'm sure you'll be the same big_smile
    Good luck with your writing and I hope you enjoy it here!

  15. Mac Mission profile image60
    Mac Missionposted 13 years ago

    Most important is your part of the hubpages family. Welcome and have a great fun.

  16. Eternal Evolution profile image71
    Eternal Evolutionposted 13 years ago

    Welcome big_smile i myself haven't been a member for too long, but so far i love the site. I love to write, in fact i need to write a new hub lol. hope you enjoy hubpages.


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