The best practices of online writing (at least when it comes to search engine friendliness) have been shifting in very interesting ways. Have you updated your writing style accordingly? Listen in to this week’s Online Writing Insider podcast (Content Characteristics that Drive Traffic) to discover some important methods that can help your writing be found…Read More
Emerald Wells Cafe 13, Speakeasy Night
The most popular fiction series on HubPages right now is the Emerald Wells Cafe series by mckbirdbks. Each installment of the series revolves around another day at the Emerald Wells Cafe- sometimes an evening, too. For this podcast, mckbirdbks was kind enough to share one of the most popular installments of the series: Emerald Wells Cafe…Read More
Not too late for vote for our SXSW proposal (just takes a minute)!
Hey everyone, Have you had a chance to vote for Paul’s SXSW (South by Southwest) speaking proposal, entitled Bringing Back the Love When Google Hates You? If not, it’s not too late! Your vote will help Paul get selected from among over 3,000 other candidates, and will help HubPages get media attention, which benefits us…Read More
To Wed? Or Not to Wed?
That is the question…. addressed in an awesome Hub by michelleonly3 titled To Wed or not to Wed- Making the Biggest Decision of Your Life. The Hub is, as michelleonly3 puts it, a brutally honest discussion of the issue that both Marina Lazarevic and Yours, Truly found to be very insightful. Listen in to this…Read More
On Writing Well – Managing Your Writing Life
There are so many people that I meet every day, who, having heard that I’ve finished a novel look at me sorrowfully. “I wish I could do that,” they say to me, “but between work, housework and kids, I don’t know where my day goes.” My heart goes out to them. Writing is harder work…Read More
Personal Content – How to Walk the Line
Is personal content bad? Absolutely not! Some of the most entertaining, instructional, informative, and most useful Hubs on HubPages revolve around personal stories and experiences. That said, personal content can be a contentious issue on our site. As it stands, “purely personal” content is against our publishing standards, meaning that if a Hub does not…Read More
Vote for HubPages!
We love, love, love our Hubbers! Thank you to EVERYONE who voted for Paul for SXSW, we are delighted that you want us to get to this amazing conference. To those who have not yet voted for HubPages – here’s the story again: South by Southwest (SXSW) is one of the most fun, cool, and…Read More
The Three Gifts from the Wise Men
Past stories featured in the Fascinating Fiction podcast have taken place in the past- sometimes the ’50s, sometimes in old country Western times… but never before have they gone all the way back to Biblical times. In this week’s Fascinating Fiction Podcast (The Three Gifts from the Wise Men), SamboRambo reads a story of his revolving around an…Read More
A Visit & Interview with Lela Davidson
Not too long ago, Lela Davidson was in the neighborhood (visiting San Francisco on business) and stopped by HubPages headquarters to say hello! Paul and Robin Edmondson, Jason Menayan, Pia Chatterjee, and myself got to catch up with her over lunch, and really enjoyed meeting this long-time Hubber in person- not to mention hearing about…Read More
The Native American Indian Two-Spirit Tradition
One thing I love about the Hubs on HubPages is that many introduce me to new points of view, histories, cultures, and traditions. Native American Indian Berdache Tradition by Southern Muse does all of those things, hence Jason Menayan and I had to do a podcast on it. Have you heard of the berdache, or…Read More