Do you write an article an leave it to mature or post it once editing?

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  1. profile image0
    Vrijdag Pagesposted 6 years ago

    I use to always send hubs out straight out as they are written, after editing. But now, I'm getting more into the stye or writing 1-2 a day leaving them a day, editing them and send them out on Fridays.In Dutch Vrijdag means "Friday" so I thought it was sensible.

    What do you do after writing a hub, before publishing it?

    1. michememe profile image76
      michememeposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I review my hubs, read them over at least twice to ensure I edit. Then afterwards I publish them.

    2. Chris Neal profile image76
      Chris Nealposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I often post my hubs straight out, but it usually takes me so long to write them that I've edited them several times.

      But then I still usually find spelling errors! Augh!

    3. Shinkicker profile image96
      Shinkickerposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Always better to let them settle for a day or two before posting. It's amazing how glaring mistakes or misspellings you can miss

  2. RunningDeer profile image81
    RunningDeerposted 6 years ago

    It depends how confident I feel about the hub.  If I know it's ready, I'll send it straight out.  If I feel I could tweak it more, I'll keep it for a little bit longer.

    1. RunningDeer profile image81
      RunningDeerposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Ps. Maybe you should check out your question quick for revision wink

  3. Thelma Alberts profile image91
    Thelma Albertsposted 6 years ago

    I used to publish my hubs after many times editing and when I think I am ready. It would be 2 to 4 days, it really depends on how much time I spent writing.

  4. tobey100 profile image59
    tobey100posted 6 years ago

    I usually post my right away.  I figure they ain't gonna get any better with age.  lol

  5. Nouveau Skeptic profile image74
    Nouveau Skepticposted 6 years ago

    A hub that isn't posted isn't earning.

  6. Glimmer Twin Fan profile image99
    Glimmer Twin Fanposted 6 years ago

    I haven't been doing this that long, but I always edit it at least twice, leave it over night to rest and then the next morning, read it in preview mode, make corrections and then publish.

    1. Jason Marovich profile image88
      Jason Marovichposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      This is an excellent method you use.  It's amazing how we can find parts of articles that could be better after stepping away and then returning to reread.

  7. Tusitala Tom profile image65
    Tusitala Tomposted 6 years ago

    My method is always to write the full Hub up in Word, then read it through aloud a couple of times. If it sounds right, it is right.  Then the spell check.  Next, I save a copy in my Hubpages Folder  (that is simply the essay)  This is done to ensure that if anything happens to my Hubpage I still have the original text saved.

    I then send a copy of the Hub down to My Docs and cut- and-paste each paragraph into its appropriate paragraph box.   

       Next comes the pictures.  These I download and place.  Finally comes the paragraph header lines and the detail I might write in below or above the pictures.  I don't worry much about keywords nowadays.  Getting a bit too complex and I don't get any money from Hubs anyway.

        A final view to see what it all looks like and, if okay.  I post.   

        I usually write and post a Hub straight away or, at most, the next day.
       
        Hoping this has helped.

  8. Denise Handlon profile image88
    Denise Handlonposted 6 years ago

    I usually post them straight out, but it varies depending on the circumstance.  If I start one and it does not get posted immediately due to something that interrupted the process, it may sit for several days.  Other times I have taken a week to gradually put a hub together due to my work schedule.  It will sit during those times as well.

 
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