I am having real trouble getting my first hub publsied and online. I keep gettign told that it is overly promotional (see below) but as far as I can tell I have resolved all of these issues. I have been over the matertial in the page but still I can't seem to get it to work. I have read the FAQ and tutorials but perhaps I am missing something.
Can anyone give me some pointers or help?
Overly Promotional means that your Hub:
*Solely or excessively promotes another site
*Links more than 2 times to a single domain
*Gives a short teaser and a link to "read more" or "continue"
*Links to a page that contains largely the same content as your Hub
*Contains an RSS feed that directs to the same site as a link within the body of the Hub
*Has excessive Amazon or EBay capsules
If it's not published we can't see it. What is the topic?
I saw a cached version. It is very short and it is basically a commercial for a site and sending people there... it adds nothing to Hubpages.
From the FAQ:
Purely promotional offers and Hubs designed only to promote other sites or businesses are not allowed.
I suggest you follow each reason provided by the "error message" and start to make revisions.
by Shadaan Alam3 years ago
I am really stressed out, whenever i am writing hub i always get a mail from HP sometimes it says hub has unrelated links, sometimes unrelated products, sometimes it says it is overly promotional etc etc...the saddest...
by Ellen Brundige2 years ago
I've got the "Overly Promotional" red skull of doom on my top trafficked hub.Naturally it was the first one I edited. The affiliate links and "overly promotional" warnings at the top of the hub went...
by sunforged5 years ago
I used to like to bring the silly moderation messages to light, in order to hopefully get better explanations of the new rules that HP created throughout 2011.Eventually, the lack of definitions by HP just became...
by 6 String Veteran5 years ago
My Hub: Sitting or Standing, The Best Way to Play Your Guitar <snipped link> has been blocked due having too many 'affiliate links'. Yes, the Hub has many links--due in part to having many images--but these are in...
by Shawna6 months ago
I have done what I can think of to change my hub, i am trying to publish. I have taken out all links. I have added pictures and polls and it looks better then my one hub I have already published. But...
by Lindy West3 years ago
I would really like to know why my hubpage article is getting turned down? I finally had a chance to work on it and it took me a while to edit it. When I got done I was sure it was just fine but then I got a message it...
Copyright © 2017 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.