Host a Hubbing Retreat!

They say that some of our most productive work happens when we’re relaxed and away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Many people have “ah-hah” moments on their front porch, in the shower, at the kitchen table, and in many other seemingly un-productive places. With this in mind, why should we always sit…

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Why do Microformats Matter?

Microformats are, simply put, open data formats built upon widely accepted standards. Microformats are somewhat like MLA bibliographies in that MLA-style bibliographies share different specific pieces of information (such as citations to movies, books, radio shows, talks, etc.), while following a common, standardized format. In the case of microformats, the common standards involve specific tags…

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How to Choose Topics to Write About

We often hear from Hubbers that the hardest aspect of online writing is finding topics to write about. When in doubt, we recommend writing on… Your areas of expertise (specifically skills, hobbies, and activities in which there is significant interest online) Day-to-day tasks and activities in your life (such as fixing healthy meals for teens,…

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How to Ask Good Questions

Because you now have the opportunity to earn ad revenue from Questions you ask on HubPages, you might be wondering what sorts of Questions are most likely to find success (and make money) over time. After all, some online questions see a lot of traffic and evolve into very useful resources while others flounder in…

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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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