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Do you use the submit to niche queue after corrections

  1. tsmog profile image85
    tsmogposted 4 weeks ago

    I recived a note from HubPages an article is eligible for a niche site. The notes at the bottom stated to check grammar. I have done corrections using grammarly and one other editing software. The question is do I wait for them to review or do I go through the process of submitting to a niche site?

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      Ian McKayposted 4 weeks ago in reply to this

      I have had far more success waiting for the site to move it. They always seem to reject it if I submit one and then move it themselves a week later which makes no sense at all.

      1. Marisa Wright profile image94
        Marisa Wrightposted 4 weeks ago in reply to this

        Ian, do you mean brand new Hubs or old ones? 

        When you write a brand new Hub, you should NOT use the "Submit to a network site" button.  Brand new Hubs are automatically considered for the niche sites within the first few weeks after publication.   If you try submitting it at that point, it will be rejected because it's already in the queue. 

        If a brand new Hub hasn't been moved after a month or so, you can assume it's been rejected - so there's absolutely no  point submitting it again.  You have to revise and improve it first, then try submitting it.

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          Ian McKayposted 4 weeks ago in reply to this

          Ok, I didn't know that, but I leave it with them now anyway. If it's good enough it will get moved, if not, it won't lol

        2. Jesse Drzal profile image87
          Jesse Drzalposted 4 weeks ago in reply to this

          I have used the ''submit'' on new Hubs I knew they would take, just to speed it up so I can do my thing. The definitely took them more quickly. I don't really have anything older to submit so that's what I did a few times.

        3. Jan Saints profile image86
          Jan Saintsposted 3 weeks ago in reply to this

          "If a brand new Hub hasn't been moved after a month or so, you can assume it's been rejected." But who said this?!

          1. Marisa Wright profile image94
            Marisa Wrightposted 3 weeks ago in reply to this

            I can't recall if anyone actually said those words, but it's obvious, isn't it?

            Every brand new Hub is now automatically assessed for the niche sites.  Therefore if a brand new Hub doesn't get moved to a niche site, it must have failed to meet the standard for the niche site.   

            Sometimes it seems to take a while to go through the assessment process, that's why I suggest waiting a month before assuming that it's been rejected.

            1. Jeremy Gill profile image90
              Jeremy Gillposted 3 weeks ago in reply to this

              I wonder if editors ever encounter Hubs they feel are of adequate quality to move, but the topic doesn't relate enough to any of the niche sites, so the Hub isn't moved.

              1. Marisa Wright profile image94
                Marisa Wrightposted 3 weeks ago in reply to this

                HubPages went to great lengths to map all their categories to the niche sites.  So if you were able to find a category for it on HubPages, there's a niche site somewhere for it.

                Personally I think some subjects don't fit well where they've put them (for instance, dance on Hobbylark).

                What does sometimes happen is that a Hub is good enough quality, but they already have several Hubs on the niche sites covering exactly the same ground.

                1. Jeremy Gill profile image90
                  Jeremy Gillposted 3 weeks ago in reply to this

                  You're right Marisa, the categories cover just about everything. I've also encountered cases where a Hub fits two or more niche sites well (Hobbylark and Reelrundown in particular), but in those cases one is simply selected.

                  HubPages and its staff are doing a great job, and I mean no offense to anyone, but it seems that articles published before the niche sites were made are often overlooked. Still, I suppose that's why we have the submit article button.

                  1. Marisa Wright profile image94
                    Marisa Wrightposted 3 weeks ago in reply to this

                    You could also say that those old articles had their chance and have already been found wanting!

                    You may recall that the niche sites were originally formed by taking all the  successful Hubs from the HubPages main site.   The statistic was something like 80% of the main site's traffic was generated by 20% of the Hubs.  That 20% was easy to identify and move en masse. 

                    So, that obviously means the 80% left on HubPages - all the remaining "old articles" - were generating only 20% of the site's total traffic, suggesting that they simply weren't making the grade with Google!   That's why HubPages has been so cautious about moving them to the niche sites and in fact, I'm slightly surprised they're even bothering.

    2. Sherry Hewins profile image95
      Sherry Hewinsposted 4 weeks ago in reply to this

      Yes, absolutely. Submit the hub again as soon as you think it is ready. If they have already suggested corrections they won't count it again for the 14 day rule. Good luck to you.

      1. tsmog profile image85
        tsmogposted 4 weeks ago in reply to this

        Thank you. I took the plunge and submitted. I am guessing the same editor is responsible for certain niche sites. I dun'no . . . if it passes great, if not I learned.

    3. vocalcoach profile image93
      vocalcoachposted 4 weeks ago in reply to this

      I always re submit after making the necessary changes.

    4. CatherineGiordano profile image89
      CatherineGiordanoposted 3 weeks ago in reply to this

      Resubmit to the niche site after you have done the corrections. It will immediately be accepted for review even if the two weeks aren't up.  I find that the hub is usually posted on the niche site within a day after I resubmit.  However, I've been waiting over a week for my last resubmission. Maybe it is because of the holiday.

  2. Carola Finch profile image96
    Carola Finchposted 4 weeks ago

    It is OK to use the submit to niche site button after you have revised an article.  I have used it several times.  It does not interfere with the fourteen days rule.

  3. Jesse Drzal profile image87
    Jesse Drzalposted 4 weeks ago

    What Sherry said.

  4. Kenna McHugh profile image77
    Kenna McHughposted 3 weeks ago

    Yes. I do. It works.

 
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