The Benefits of Professional Polish

While HubPages is a place to be creative, have fun, make friends, and explore, it is also a platform on which online brands, strong portfolios, and even careers are built. For this reason, it pays to present your Hubs- and other online photos, posts, and work you share- with professional polish.¬†VendettaVixen suggested we discuss the…

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Video vs. Online Articles

For about one week now, all Hubbers have had the ability to publish Videos in addition to regular online articles. We have already seen a litany of great Videos published on HubPages addressing everything from travel to recipes, but many writing-centric Hubbers are still a bit dubious about the new format. What advantages does online…

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Tips on Using Your Own Photos

We say again and again that using original photos in your online articles does wonderful things for your Hubs by adding credibility, a personal touch, additional information, and visual appeal. But what if you’re not a good photographer? Don’t worry- there are some very simple things you can do to make your photos- be they…

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Responsible Research Tips

While many Hubbers pull exclusively from areas of personal expertise when writing Hubs, most Hubbers utilize information from external sources. But… are those sources legitimate? In this week’s podcast (Responsible Research Tips), we outline some basic tips on finding trustworthy sources when doing research for Hubs and other online articles, as requested by the ever…

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How to Effectively Update Your Hubs

Did you know that online articles should be updated from time to time? Aside from the obvious benefits that come with revisiting and improving one’s older work (which include catching old typos, updating outdated information, and adding new, relevant information), you may be surprised to learn that Google pays attention to the last time an…

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