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My 50th Hub Confessional

You might not know or care who I am, but I'm confessing my writing sins to you.

10 Ways to Get Free Traffic for Your Business

How to Get Free Traffic Effectively for Your Business in 2022 (and Beyond) It’s not a secret that organic traffic still reigns supreme when it comes to getting free traffic to your business offers and landing pages. The question you have to ask yourself is, How do I increase my organic traffic.


The Most Helpful Websites Online

Over the years, I have accumulated several online references that have saved me a lot of time. Here are the most helpful websites I found, and I know there are many, many more.


Google Attacks Our HubPages (Do the Math, Numbers Don't Lie)

The giant Google monster is going head to head with our beloved hub pages. One thing that's for sure in this world is that numbers don't lie. At this moment in time what the numbers are indicating aren't exactly favorable for our hub pages. You can take a look at the figures for yourself, because all of the math is done here for you.


A Tribute To My Favorite Hub Pages Writers

Hub Pages has a lot of writers but few of them are exceptional and this hub aims at thanking these gurus for bringing light to the writing community.


Should These Phrases be Used or Deleted

Sometimes, one phrase or two, when spoken by a few, becomes not only an annoyance, but a point of pure hatred.


How to Overcome Fear of Uncertainty

Feeling uncertain? Heere's some wise advice from the past to help you overcome that fear.


How To Grow Your Money Like The Rich People Do

The rich think in a certain way that makes them rich. The poor also think in a certain way that makes them poor.


6 Unusual Ways to Make Money with HubPages

Think you know all the ways you can make money with HubPages? Well, here's some more you might not have thought about.


Over 220,000 Unique Visitors a Month: Learning from the Most Visited Hubbers

If you're wondering how many visitors it takes to reach the top of the HubPages heap, the answers are here.


My First Hug of the Day goes to...Sparklea on HubPages

This "Hug" is written in partnership with fellow hubber, Jackie Lynnley. Our plan is to send out a “Hug” each, on alternating weeks, to a fellow hubber who may need more HubLove coming his or her way.


Nick Vujicic, Living Life With Purpose

The students were squirming, chatting, and trying to figure out how to text without being spotted. They were waiting for the little film clip to begin. You could tell by their faces that they thought it was going to be one more run of the mill...


Friday The 13th: HubNuggets Horror at Crystal Lake Camp

This hub was written as a showcase for new writers on Hub Pages. Though the HubNuggets Program has been phased out, Hub Pages continues to celebrate and promote new writers.


How to get an Angel Blessing

Not every lens on Squidoo has what it takes to get an Angel Blessing. That's what makes an Angel Blessing so special. When you get one, you can be sure that you have a top notch lens. If you aren't receiving as many blessings as you'd like, there...


100 Hubs = Happiness

Writing my first 100 hubs was a challenge but here are some tips for new hubbers that I picked up along the way.


How to Write a Successful Humorous Article on HubPages

Do you believe there's no room for humor on HubPages? Nonsense! You just have to know how to do it right!


Newbie's Earning Money Program With Adsense on by Google

If you want to earn money online, one popular method today is article writing. One of the nice things about article writing is that there is a way of making money on Google using its Google ad program called Adsense. In this article I go into some detail about how analytics can help you determine what to write about. Even if you are just thinking about making a website, the information applies because it addresses using Google tools. My story about my first earnings on the Google ad program can


Could Someone Please Help Me?????

OK, Don't read this if you're looking to actually help someone. This is one of my RANTs that I put on HP occasionally. Read it or don't read it, I'm just complaining about a large portion of the "please Help Me) articles I am seeing lately.


Online Marketing, What Can You Learn?

I had been blogging for years, but I knew next to nothing about online SEO, marketing, or what it takes to sell online. Here are some important lessons.


Pleased to Meet You, My Name is Jamie Hamann: A Self Interview

This interview with myself is in response to a challenge put forth by availiavision.


Hitting the Big One-Hundred Mark: I'm Strangely Disinterested

Well, this is hopefully going to be my hundredth article featured here on HubPages. Just to go with the flow, I have decided to do a little piece about how I feel it is going here, among other fluff.


How to insert paragraph separators to a hub?

This hub explains clearly, how to add a paragraph separator or line breaker to a hub to make it look attractive!


Best Squidoo Tips

Squidoo is in my opinion the best blogging platform if you want to write about anything you want and make money at the same time. With squidoo, you can write about your passions and your favorite topics of interest. That is what you can do anywhere...


4 Traits That Make or Break a Volunteer Fire Department

The volunteer fire service is a tricky business to say the least. It takes effort and know-how to keep it alive. Here are some characteristics that help make departments great.


So Sad For Syria

Cannot get the images of the aftermath, especially the small limp bodies, from the latest chemical attack in Syria, out of my head. We just never know where evil will rear its ugly head.



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How to Get Readers for Your Hubs

Backlinks are simply links TO your Hub FROM other places on the internet. Backlinks are essential, but the rules have recently changed. Get backlinks the wrong way, and you could do more harm than good!



Metaphorically speaking, they are the tools in your toolbox. They are building blocks. You pick and choose the ones you need to build the hub you want. There are two types of capsules: Content Capsules Text Capsule Photo Capsule Video...


How to Finally Get Google Adsense Account Approved

This article enables you to know the things to do (and not to do) to get accepted in the adsense program. This also helps you in addressing some of the problems you encounter in your Google Adsense application.


How to Avoid Disturbing Dream?

Bad dreams give very uncomfortable experience

UPDATE: AdSense Account Reinstated

**Update** I got an email from AdSense today and they say that upon further review they are reversing their decision and reinstating my account. SO, I guess maybe they finally saw I did not do anything wrong. I am very grateful and relieved for...


Writing for HubPages

I started writing on HubPages on the 27th of May 2008.


What Do You Do When Someone Leaves a Mean Comment on Your Hub?

Mean comments hurt our feelings. How do we handle them in the best possible way?


The Basic HubPages Rules - What You Really Need to Know

New members can find the number of "rules" bewildering but they needn't be - there are only a few basic rules you really need to worry about. Here are the key facts you need to know.


A Child's First Snow - Winter Memories

I'm inspired to share some winter childhood memories through a writing challenge. I read a couple of others and felt inspired to share my simple story. Time in the snow with loved ones. such a joy.


10 Free Stock Photo Websites: Royalty Free Images for Bloggers

You don’t need to buy photos just to include it to your design or article once. Here’s a list of some of the most well-known sites for free stock photos and some of those that...


The Laughing Crow

You might think it is a weird moniker - who would name himself a laughing crow? And it's not because I am a Native American either, with a spiritual name blessed by ancestors or totems. The Crow is a nickname I was given by one of my female...


Hubber Score: How I Got a Hubber Score of 99 in Two Weeks - Make that 100!

I reached a Hubber Score of 99 in 2 weeks of work on HubPages, and 100 in 3 weeks, and I share how I did it, so you can boost your score, too.


How To Increase Comments On HubPages

Are you looking for feedback? Are you interested in becoming an active member of a writing community? Then read on and find out how it is accomplished.


Reflecting on My Success with HubPages

November 9, 2010 (updated Jan 16, 2011) As one of the long time writers on HubPages I have recently had the honor of being interviewed by the HubPages marketing team as well as by a couple of outside publications regarding my experiences...


Making Money Online by Partnering With HubPages

A description of how to make money by joining HubPages as a free lance writer. Personal experience there with both successes and failures.


10 Tips for Starting a Successful Freelance Writer Career

If you’re planning to become a freelance writer, you’re going to need to know how to sell yourself and your work in the most effective way possible.


Roundup Of A 30 Hubs In 30 Days Challenge On Hubpages

An overview of all the articles, or hubs, created by prairieprincess, during the 30 hubs in 30 days challenge on Hubpages.


How To "Tweak" An Online Article

Ten great ideas for tweaking your online article, targeted especially at tweaking hubs, but ideas are applicable to any online articles.


Is HubPages a Reliable Information Source?

When I first started writing for HubPages a couple of months ago, I was under the impression that they were looking for writers who had some expertise in a particular knowledge area and the skills to put together informative, well-written articles....


100 Great Ideas To Write About

As writers, we all come to the point in time that we get stumped and don't know where are next article will come from. Our mind seems to shutdown and it can be difficult to find a good topic to write about. In this article, you will learn about 100...


The Pros And Cons Of Writing For Or Leaving HubPages

Are you thinking of leaving the Hubpages community? Read this first before making up your mind. If you aren't sure about the benefits or disadvantages of staying, this article will help you.


Wish Upon A Purple Star

A little history, and what can be learned and applied about the Squidoo ideas of excellence.


Build a Wordpress Blog to Drive More Traffic to Your Works.

Build your own WordPress Home Site and drive traffic to your articles, use their free templates and end up with your own centralized location for others to access to all of your writings, Blogs, and other sites.