Ok bit of a problem in picking a good title for one of my hubs. All of my hubs get a read every day except one which has frozen in reads after a few days of its issue so I am thinking could it be the title. I won't name it because I don't want anyone thinking I am looking reads but is there anywhere you can go to type in the subject matter to obtain a good google searchable title, many thanks !
You seem pretty genuine about getting traffic- your posts are all over the forums- so I will tell you what I really think.
On the one hand you tackle quite serious issues in your hubs and on the other, you play up the comic persona. This may go down well in hubpages but someone looking for serious information and arriving from a search engine will simply be baffled. Would you take advice on issues like phobias, high blood pressure or tranquillizers from a man in a pirate hat?
I think you have a choice- enjoy the social hubbing or get serious about visitors from the world outside. Or create two accounts and do both. Best of luck either way.
In my heart I sort of knew that Will, thanks for your honesty. I think I can only do one and that is get serious about visitors from the world outside. The man in the pirate hat thanks you and bids you farewell. !
Damn that sounds like work which I am allergic to. But all joking aside I am taking a look at your links later tonight and will be totally revamping all of my hubs instead of writing anymore over the next few weeks. And many thanks for your help in the matter, means a lot that people are really helpful.
You're welcome, but unfortunately there's really nothing left on Hubpages that would help you. I've removed it all, and am using it as content for a book I'm writing. (There's a hub about my reasons for removing this material. It's easy to find :-) )
well....I did write a hub about picking titles... LOL depends on what its about and what the genre is. Funny, pick a funny title, serious--be sort of more straight forward. Me, i tend to head to a clever title first. One word titles are good too. simple. I dunno...I would need more info to really help
I have a mix of one word, two word and short sentences. my single word ones do pretty good, they are more to the point (Stress, Bullies) doesn't leave much to the imagination LOL My best trafficed hubs are more silly titles. I like cindy's suggestions LOL
I will have to think about it....a man talking about women's health-- in my opinion you're gonna need something funny. I read it and there's the usual BadCo humor undertones Go with funny.
I'd title it "Vaginal Itching...and 20 ways to scratch it"
It may not be what it's about...but it'd get loads of reads...not that I'd know anything about titles....but my "Intercourse" title has done pretty well.....not really sure why....who'd be interested in such a thing???
That is the line that nailed you my friend, at first I thought you were my stalker but you are not, you are however someone elses stalker. Why not just remove the mask now because I know you are not female and I also know who you are !
Just ignore me ok, just a bit down with my life and have been drinking too much tonight. I like you Mango and it wont happen again, just a lonely drunken pirate at sea with nothing better to do, am ashamed of myself now ( :
Maybe it was you who said we all have these moments. So just let it pass. You're alright! Your not just a great pirate. You're an intelligent man. I've read your hubs. I've read many hubs in here, so just believe me. Keep your chin up.
Lol I thought she meant my mental disorder, all joking aside I am sorry Mango I just like to come on here and have a laugh, I didnt mean to pick on you, I blame those South Africans, they make a potent red wine.
I have never mailed you MangoGirl, so what have I been saying to you. And by the way, was not teasing, just making a serious statement, have to shower to get ready for work, which I did and am now on my way to catch my bus.
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