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Writing For Passion OR Writing For Profit
Passion or Profit?
It is a good question. Do you write for passion? Or do you write for profit? Do you love writing? Or do you love the money that writing makes for you?
Of course not all of us who are writing purely for profit are making a profit. Tis the truth and bottom line. Most join hubpages with the unique thought that if they write a hub the "money will come" right?
I know when I found the video on YouTube not that long ago, I joined hubpages purely with the thought of making money with my google AdSense. Though don't get me wrong, I love writing and it has always been a passion for me. But I'll be brutally honest, I wish I could make tons of money in my writings. Though I have seen a dramatic increase to my blog and here on hubpages in traffic, I have not had any change really in my AdSense earnings. Most days I log into AdSense the amount shown is: $0.00. And yet I'm here still plugging away almost everyday, writing about something that has gotten my attention.
I enjoy writing. And the inspiration for my writing comes in many different ways. I could be just logging into my Yahoo account to check my email and there is an article on Yahoo News that catches my attention, or MSN even. Or just by watching some retarded reality show, I'll find myself analyzing everything and writing about it for the pure joy of making fun of it. It's how I write.
I have no niche (sort of speak) I don't have one particular topic that I have a passion for. Maybe I just have a passion for learning, reading and then writing about it. I don't understand it myself, so don't ask.
I'll be the first to tell you that I have no idea what SEO (search engine optimization) really means, or how to learn about it. I have google analytics, but couldn't tell you how to utilize it. (It's very confusing to me) I know about keywords, but don't really know what the heck to do with them. And even back linking... I mean what the heck is back linking? (SOMEONE PLEASE EXPLAIN) And it's not that I wouldn't love to learn how to utilize all of these tools that are right at my finger tips, I just really don't get them!
So to answer my own questions... I write for both passion and profit. Though I see no profit, I'm hopeful that one day (hopefully soon) that my passion for writing will turn a profit. I'm not the type of person to give up just because everyday my adsense is staring back at me with $0.00. Eh money is just money. Though I would be the first to love to see big figures I'm not holding my breath. If it's meant to be, it will be.