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Have I missed something?!

  1. Nell Rose profile image90
    Nell Roseposted 9 months ago

    I have had a couple of hubs HubPro'd and for some reason they have snipped the Amazon adverts! Have I missed something? are we not allowed to use Amazon or ebay anymore? thanks

    1. bravewarrior profile image95
      bravewarriorposted 9 months ago in reply to this

      I had an article "snipped' by HP just before they moved it to a niche site. All that was done was to remove the Amazon capsule. I just hope the ads they run on the page relate to the product I reviewed so I can make some money.

      1. Nell Rose profile image90
        Nell Roseposted 9 months ago in reply to this

        Thanks Shauna, not sure if they are moving mine or not, it just seemed as though they are snipping the Amazon ads, strange!

        1. bravewarrior profile image95
          bravewarriorposted 9 months ago in reply to this

          I was a little distressed when I got the email that one of my articles was snipped because I opted out of HubPro. Then two days later I got notification that it and another article of mine were moved to the same niche site.

    2. paradigmsearch profile image90
      paradigmsearchposted 9 months ago in reply to this

      Yep, the HP slaughter of Amazon capsules continues....

      If you put one or two back that relate directly to the subject at hand, HP might let the hub live.

      1. Nell Rose profile image90
        Nell Roseposted 9 months ago in reply to this

        lol! I will wait to see whats happening with it

    3. Phyllis Doyle profile image95
      Phyllis Doyleposted 9 months ago in reply to this

      I had a hub moved to a niche and all is as I published it except for the Amazon ad - someone (id ten t) removed the baking dish ad that is crucial to making the recipe.

      I do believe you can ask Robin to have the relevant ads reinstalled and she may approve. I read a comment by someone who had his ads approved to go back in the hub after it was niched.

      1. theraggededge profile image95
        theraggededgeposted 9 months ago in reply to this

        I simply edit them myself and put one Amazon capsule and relevant photos back. It hasn't prevented the hubs being moved.

    4. Christy Kirwan profile image
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      Christy Kirwanposted 9 months ago in reply to this

      You are still allowed to add products, but the rules are stricter for niche sites. The product must relate directly to the Hub's title (not just be about the same general topic), and you must demonstrate personal experience. Why does your reader need this item in order to carry out the instructions in the Hub and/or why does it make it easier? Why do you personally recommend that particular brand or style of product? How do you use yours? (You should never add a product you display no personal experience with in the Hub.)

      1. Nell Rose profile image90
        Nell Roseposted 9 months ago in reply to this

        Ah.. thanks Christy, makes sense I didn't realise!

  2. clivewilliams profile image79
    clivewilliamsposted 9 months ago

    Guess Not

  3. Austinstar profile image78
    Austinstarposted 9 months ago

    I just had a hub moved to a new niche site, and almost everything in the hub was snipped! Photos, capsules, video. It's totally destroyed! Ther is only one photo and one paragraph left! This is so weird.

  4. Nell Rose profile image90
    Nell Roseposted 9 months ago

    Bit annoyed to be honest with the latest re do! my hub Life before Life - where were you before you were born? was changed to Life before we before you were born! makes no sense! had to change it back!!

    1. Jean Bakula profile image95
      Jean Bakulaposted 9 months ago in reply to this

      I've had about 10 hubs snipped, but only one is on a niche site right now. They haven't changed any of my writing, and I took many Amazon hubs off my work along the way, since HP doesn't seem to want them and I never made money on them anyway. It seems like they are going in order, from the highest viewed hubs downward. 

      I wrote a lot of hubs in groups, and have concerns that some hubs within a group won't be moved, and they won't make sense as a whole unit. That remains to be seen. But so far I'm happy, nothing big was changed.

      Also, I see a category for Alternative & Supernatural Beliefs, and although I write a lot about Astrology, they have snipped Tarot hubs too. And Alternative as opposed to what? I also have Buddhism, Reincarnation, and other metaphysical subjects. Again, I guess I have to wait to see.

      1. Nell Rose profile image90
        Nell Roseposted 9 months ago in reply to this

        I didn't realise that they had Supernatural! maybe thats why they are doing mine, thanks Jean

  5. Nell Rose profile image90
    Nell Roseposted 9 months ago

    Actually to be fair they have put some of mine in new niches so thats okay

 
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