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If you are a new writer for Ready For Pets and have not written for any other Hub Garden hub, please read part 1
for general instructions and links to useful articles.
Now that you have read how to use the Hub Garden platform, it is time to get started with your writing.
The minimum article length is 600 characters but most articles are longer. Your article can be up to 4500 characters. The number of characters is shown under the word 'update' where you edit your article.
If your article is much more than 4500 words either break it up into two shorter articles or reduce the length.
Make your article easy to read with sentences and paragraphs that are short. If you are new to writing online articles read
Basic Tips On Writing For The Web
Include at least one image, three is even better. Your image needs to be in either JPEG or GIF format. If possible use a photo you have taken yourself. Make sure it is in focus and easy to see, not in shadow.
If using your own photo, put your name under the image.
Image by Marie Vonow
If you do not have a suitable original image there are numerous sites of copyright free images online including -
Read the terms and conditions of use and follow them carefully. Follow any instructions for acknowledging the photographer. If you find an image and you are unsure if it is free to use, don't use it, find another image.
Posting a question on Ready For Pets
You will notice there are questions as well as articles on Ready For Pets. To find out how posting a question works check out
Posting Your First Question On Hub Garden
Getting more people to read your articles
There are ways to encourage more readers to read your articles. A useful article from the Hub Garden Guide is -
Tools To Help You Promote Your Articles
. You can also use sites such as Stumbleupon. Add useful articles from other writers as well as your own.
Image by Marie Vonow
It may take you a long time to write your first few articles but it gets easier and quicker with time. Enjoy your writing.
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