The Reason Why I Took on The Challenge of Writing 100 Hubs in 30 Days

May 11, 2009

This weekend was another road-mark on the road of my personal growth. The specific nature of this occurrence (or in other words – what made the weekend more special for me than others) is that I gathered the resilience to scold myself getting off-track. ( Yeah, that’s putting it quite on the money :). Getting right to the point — I’ve been actively working on developing the skills which bring success in marketing online for quite some time now … to now particular (bankable) result… yet! Until this weekend.

As I’m sure you’re expecting to see another screnshot testify overnight millions or something similar — please accept my appoligies for having no choice but to fail in meeting such expectations. The “bankable result” for me in this case was the priceless realization (again) that every time I go about reaching a goal by ways which differ from what I’m actually best at … I end up gravely disappointed.
I’m most familiar not only with how the social web works and how search engines rank some content higher than the other, but I’ve also been investigating every successful black-hat method I could find information on. I even tried some, only to prove to myself what I already mentioned above. 
The techified approach to online marketing has never been a strong skill of mine. Even though I have a bachellor degree in Computer Science, ever since I got passionate about copywriting and even more customer-centered web design I found out what I’m actually blessed with by being good at: decyphering what people want accomplished with their websites and giving it to them.
Having said that … the reason why I took on the challenge of writing 100 hubs in one month is (on the surface) the same as that of the initial challengers — I saw a great opportunity. However, the opportunity I see is not one of retiring on adsense commissions from such an event; that would be foolish, as I already mentioned this weekend I tattooed it in my mind not to go about a matter in a way in which I’m not world-class contenter.
The opportunity for me in this “race of the pen” (or keyboard, in these high-tech times) is to establish myself as a worthy writer … to myself. You see, that’s what matters to me most – I know you cant please all the people all the time, but in order to please even some people some of the time you still have to begin with listening to them and understanding them and giving to them (in writing, considering the situation) the answers to the questions that they’re even unable to say out loud.
This is why, addressing the administration of this wonderful online community, I humbly request permission to not be judged according to earnings from the advertisements. Instead, the criteria by which I’ll theme my hubs is … requested hubs! That’s right — every hub I write will be a direct answer to a question from the Q&A. (Hereby, the lines are open for dedicated requsts and our operators are standing by awaiting your calls. Come on folks, let’s help the children … 😛 ).
I really hope that my reqest to participate under these unofficial criteria is approved by the administration of Hubpages. Such an approval will be a confirmation that I wasn’t wrong in becoming inspired to join hubpages in the first place by something I read in the help section under “hub rules”. To quote the source “Our objective with HubPages is to support authors that have the desire and intent to develop a readership on the HubPages site, and to contribute in a positive way to the HubPages community. If your intended use runs counter to this objective — for instance, if you’re sole purpose is to get back links for other sites or to promote or sell dubious products through your hubs — then please stop using HubPages.”
Thanks for bearing with me through this rant! Do let me know if there’s a particular topic in the Q&A which has grabbed your interest, that I could write about.

 

As I’m sure you’re expecting to see another screnshot testify overnight millions or something similar — please accept my appoligies for having no choice but to fail in meeting such expectations. The “bankable result” for me in this case was the priceless realization (again) that every time I go about reaching a goal by ways which differ from what I’m actually best at … I end up gravely disappointed.

 

I’m most familiar not only with how the social web works and how search engines rank some content higher than the other, but I’ve also been investigating every successful black-hat method I could find information on. I even tried some, only to prove to myself what I already mentioned above. 

 

The techified approach to online marketing has never been a strong skill of mine. Even though I have a bachellor degree in Computer Science, ever since I got passionate about copywriting and even more customer-centered web design I found out what I’m actually blessed with by being good at: decyphering what people want accomplished with their websites and giving it to them.

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Having said that … the reason why I took on the challenge of writing 100 hubs in one month is (on the surface) the same as that of the initial challengers — I saw a great opportunity. However, the opportunity I see is not one of retiring on adsense commissions from such an event; that would be foolish, as I already mentioned this weekend I tattooed it in my mind not to go about a matter in a way in which I’m not world-class contenter.

To check out the elaboration of the reason, visit my first hub on the topic!

The link is to your right.