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The Results Are In

Updated on February 15, 2011

Several of you were curious about the results of the survey that I posted on my last hub, Hubber Help. So after a few days of collecting data, here are the results.

A total of 13 people answered the first question dealing with the length of hubs. Do you prefer longer hubs with a thorough discussion of the topic or shorter hubs that summarize leaving room for self-thought and evaluation? With almost a two to one ration, the shorter hubs won weighing in at 62% versus 38% for the longer, more thorough hubs.

The question involving article types was much more varied. The question, would you prefer articles that are fiction, non-fiction, counseling oriented articles, apologetics, or theology based articles settled out this way: 0%--fiction; 17%--non-fiction; 33%--counseling articles; 17%--apologetics; 33%--theological articles. 12 people voted in this poll.

Out of the eleven people that voiced their opinion to the next question, 73% would rather read a single hub addressing a single topic compared to 27% preferring a series of hubs addressing different facets of a single topic.

The time spent reading hubs broke down this way: 25% stopped by HubPages more than once a day; 17% once a day; 42% more than once a week;17% once a week; 0% less than once a week.Twelve people took part in this poll.

I also appreciate all the helpful comments that were left. In many ways the comments added to the poll itself. As one pointed out, I need to follow God in my writing. I feel I've always tried to do that, but of course, that's the way it has to be so I don't make any promises that my hubs will always follow the poll results.

Now I need to go back through my hubs and see how they line up with the results that you shared. Thanks for the time you all took to get involved. I appreciate it so much.


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    • lifegate profile imageAUTHOR

      William Kovacic 

      7 years ago from Pleasant Gap, PA


      Thanks for the visit. It's always great to hear from you!

    • skye2day profile image


      7 years ago from Rocky Mountains

      lifegate Blessings Brother. Great to have this bit of info!! It could be a great help in writing a hub of love. God Bless you for taking the time to share. You are a gem. In His name, love ya bro. Keep on warrior for Christ. You shine.

    • lifegate profile imageAUTHOR

      William Kovacic 

      7 years ago from Pleasant Gap, PA


      Thanks for the visit. I'm working on improving. Sometimes it's just slower than I'd like it to be.

    • DeBorrah K. Ogans profile image

      DeBorrah K Ogans 

      7 years ago

      Lifetgate, Thank you for sharing the results of your poll. There is always room for improvement... In HIS Love, Peace & Blessings!

    • lifegate profile imageAUTHOR

      William Kovacic 

      7 years ago from Pleasant Gap, PA


      Thanks for stopping by, and I'm glad the poll helped, if even a little.

    • v_kahleranderson profile image


      7 years ago from San Jose, California

      I am very impressed that you are taking the time to research for results. I think many of us (like me) could learn a lot from your poll. So, I want to thank you!

      I read a lot, a variety of topics, and I personally can say that my interest is held better when I know that chapters and paragraphs are kept to a very minimum. If that makes any sense. Overall, I can learn from the questions you have asked.

    • lifegate profile imageAUTHOR

      William Kovacic 

      7 years ago from Pleasant Gap, PA

      I hope the results help you all--or at least give you something to think about. Thanks for your visits. It makes my day!

    • JeanieR profile image


      7 years ago from Sequoia National Forest, CA

      Lifegate, thank you for running the poll and sharing the results. This is helpful information for all of us. And yes, do write as God leads!

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      Karen Metz 

      7 years ago from Michigan

      Very interesting results!

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      7 years ago from Toronto, Ontario, CANADA

      Good to know the results!

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      benny Faye Douglass 

      7 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Thank you Lg, for your survey report.I appreciate you. Godspeed.creativeone59


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