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Are we allowed to promote our hubs on bookmarking sites?

  1. rohanfelix profile image94
    rohanfelixposted 3 years ago

    http://s2.hubimg.com/u/8679027_f520.jpg
    I've heard that social bookmarking sites like digg, reddit and stumbleupon are a great way to generate a ton of traffic fast. I haven't tried them though... Is it against HubPages rules to do so?

    1. Barbara Kay profile image86
      Barbara Kayposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      I believe it is fine as long as you don't overdo it so much that it gets spammy.

      1. rohanfelix profile image94
        rohanfelixposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        But that's the problem... The definition of overdoing is subjective...

    2. Christy Kirwan profile image
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      Christy Kirwanposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Hi rohan,

      HubPages won't penalize you in any way for posting your Hubs on other sites, but the sites you post on may do so. We recommend reading the rules carefully on the sites where you want to promote your Hubs and, if sharing is permitted, to exercise moderation.

      1. rohanfelix profile image94
        rohanfelixposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        Thank you Christy! I really appreciate that a staff member of HubPages has cleared this one for me and others!

  2. psycheskinner profile image81
    psycheskinnerposted 3 years ago

    If you are clearly using it for promotion they will cut you off very quickly.

    1. rohanfelix profile image94
      rohanfelixposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Who? HubPages or the bookmarking site?

      1. psycheskinner profile image81
        psycheskinnerposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        The bookmarking site.  Stumble will block you unless your promotion stays under about 10% of your total page recommendations.  And Reddit users will dogpile people who seem spammy to them.

        1. rohanfelix profile image94
          rohanfelixposted 3 years ago in reply to this

          Thanks for the clarification! But are you sure HubPages won't penalize us?

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            rajeshrajioposted 3 years ago in reply to this

            hi rohan bhai...u can bookmarks ur hub pages article on bookmarking sites.

            1. rohanfelix profile image94
              rohanfelixposted 3 years ago in reply to this

              Thanks! Even a staff member of HP has stated this, if you go up in the discussion and see....

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                rajeshrajioposted 3 years ago in reply to this

                rohan i have sent u mail plzz check

                1. psycheskinner profile image81
                  psycheskinnerposted 3 years ago in reply to this

                  I would recommend that you use the forums to practice using conventional English.  It is a requirement for Hubs.

          2. Barbara Kay profile image86
            Barbara Kayposted 3 years ago in reply to this

            Hubpages will not penalize you.

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          rajeshrajioposted 3 years ago in reply to this

          what is 10% in stumble plz clear it.

          1. psycheskinner profile image81
            psycheskinnerposted 3 years ago in reply to this

            I mean that you should stumble 9 sites you do not own or write for, for every 1 that you do.  Otherwise they will block your ability to stumble Hubpages.

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              rajeshrajioposted 3 years ago in reply to this

              i dont understand. answer clearly i want to ask in a day how many pages i add on stumbleupon .

              1. psycheskinner profile image81
                psycheskinnerposted 3 years ago in reply to this

                It doesn't matter, as far as I know.

                There is a point at which you should try and find your own answers directly from the source.

                1. profile image62
                  rajeshrajioposted 3 years ago in reply to this

                  own answers means????

                  1. psycheskinner profile image81
                    psycheskinnerposted 3 years ago in reply to this

                    The rules of Stumble are on their website.

 
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