What is the most appropriate method of writing summaries?
Should summaries be written in past tense or in present tense? if the passage is in present tense is it right to write summary in past tense or summary should also follow present tense?
A summary is an assessment of what you read, past tense, so most likely you should write it in the past tense...although I am not an expert. Good luck!
by Loraine Brummer 15 months ago
Which is the most important for search engine searches: the Hub summary or the first paragraph of the Hub? I thought the summary was most important, but I notice that sometimes searches show the first sentences in the hub. Are both equally important?
by Will Apse 8 years ago
I keep posting hubs without writing the summaries. Bad summaries can set your hub back for weeks (or ever if you don't notice). They are almost as important as the title.Some kind of warning- like 'before you publish this hub please check the summary box' would help.
by davidkaluge 6 years ago
Let us assume that one wants to narrate a story of an event that happened in his/her life or any other event from a certain period to another, maybe 1998-2011. If one chooses to write the story as if it was written as it happened by using present tense to tell the story from 1998-2011 how will it...
by Jamie Brock 2 years ago
Is anyone else afraid of adding summaries to their hubs?In general, my hubs that have a summary do not do as well as my hubs that do not have a summary. All of my best hubs do not have summaries. I know it is suggested to add a summary to every hub but this makes me afraid...
by Janis Leslie Evans 5 years ago
Should hub summaries be exclusive from intros (first paragraph) to your hub? I've noticed that some hubbers use their summary as the intro to their hub. It certainly saves time. I usually write a separate summary and expand on it for my intro or opening paragraphs. Does it matter?
by SmartAndFun 6 years ago
Is this common? On the Google results page, just under the title of my hub, Goodle is using the first sentence of the hub instead of the summary. (Yes, the summary is there on the hub, I checked.) Are summaries just wishful thinking on my part? Is this just more of Google playing hard to get and...
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