Starting With HubPages The Right Way
HubPages are user generated content that lets the writer earn a share of earnings from them. It’s a social content community where writers, known as Hubbers, are given their own free sub-domain. On these domains they can post articles or Hubs. Hubbers can embed videos, external links, surveys images, and comments on their HubPage.
Organize your content
You can rearrange the order of the capsules in your organize your content box. Simply click and drag into the order you want. Double click on the capsule box to float it to the right. Double click again to return a box to full width.
Capsules can also be moved up, down or float right from the capsule itself. Hover over the capsule name and select the up, down or right arrow to position the capsule.
Edit capsules by clicking on the edit button at the top of the capsule.
Enter your subtitle. Subtitles are optional but search-friendly subtitles help your content get noticed. Use your keywords in the subtitle. Enter your content by cutting and pasting from your Word doc or write directly into the capsule.
Try to include specific information that includes names, dates, prices, statistics and references to studies in your written content.
Edit your text with the editing options such as italicize, bold, check spelling and adjusting formatting. Text can be formatted as a column by clicking the right pointing arrow in the edit box. You can also add URL links or edit with HTML source editor. Click Save when you are done editing.
If you are ready to publish your Hub but want to hide a particular Text capsule in it, check the Don’t display this capsule box. You can un-check it when you are ready to make it viewable.
HubPages Photo Capsule
With the photo capsule you can upload photos or images to your Hub. Enter a subtitle and choose how you want to add your image: Upload, Import and My photos.
Choose how you want to display images on your Hub. The default shows the image without a border. Go ahead and reorder the photos by dragging and dropping them while in the edit mode. Save the images.
Embed online video into your Hub with the video capsule by inserting the URL of the video or embedding the video code in the video field of the capsule. Be sure to preview it before saving.
Tips for Success On HubPages
Create high-quality relevant information that will make you Hub a featured Hub. These hubs are determined to be top quality and have the potential to engage readers. They are showcase on Topic pages, Hubs and the Hubs list as well as available for search engine listing.
Edit your text or have someone else edit so that any grammar and spelling issues can be corrected so they don’t damage your authority.
Use short and descriptive Hub titles that match keywords people are using to search for the subject. Provide information that can’t be easily found elsewhere online.
Include only products and links that add true value for your reader. Avoid linking to good but unrelated Hubs you have already written or featuring eBay or Amazon products not directly referenced in your Hub text.
Continue to update your Hub often for several months after publishing it.
Promote your hubs through social media, your blog and family and friends. Create hubs related to your blog content so that you get backlinks to both articles and traffic to each site.
Be a regular contributor by creating Hubs and commenting on other hubs.
Publish Your Hub
The Preview button lets you see what your hub will look when it is published. It isn’t saved yet, though. The Save Unpublished lets you save your work and come back to it later while the Publish button saves and publishes your Hub so it goes live on the internet.
If you return to your saved and unpublished Hub, you will see the Preview button, the Publish now button and a done editing button.
HubPages is a site where users can interact, share and inform others through their writing. Writing and publishing a HubPage is a way for you to share your authority through content, images, videos and much more while earning rewards and revenue.