It seems like it is very hard to get traffic for fiction and poetry hubs outside of the hubpages community. I'd just like to mention a site that might get you some more targeted traffic.
DeviantArt.com is a social network of artists frome every genre, including the written word. As a free member you can make a profile and link it to you hubpages content. I link mine to my profile. You can also upload and build your own portfolio. It can be fiction from any genre, poety, and even non fiction.
DevianArt has a Google page rank of 7. Globaly they are ranked 116 for traffic and here in the United States they are ranked 83 by Alexa. They avearge 120,000 visitory every day.
Getting involved in the community as you do here can considerably increase your inbound traffic. Posting some of your original content as a "deviant" can also get you some great exposure.
Just for clarification, HP has a page rank of 6, DA a page rank of 7. Getting a backlink on a PR7 site without asking permission for it is pretty cool.
Thanks, LWR! You have a plethora of information lately, it's awesome. Waiting for your hub to come out. Thanks for sharing.
Of all the sites that I have been involved with, the Hubpages community has been the best. I don't feel like I'm in competition whith any of my fellow hubbers. Keeping involved in the forums and reading and commenting on the many great hubs here, gives me a sense of connection with our hubber community and I feel compelled to share my experiences and the knowledge I gain to help us all succeed in our writing endeavours.
I'm happy to help when I can!
How and where do you find all these figures on page rank?
You can find page rank of just about any website using the application here: http://www.pagerank.net/pagerank-checker/
And you can find traffic information and traffic rank using Alexa here: http://www.alexa.com/
They are useful when you are trying to market your brand. Makes no real sense to put much more than a backlink on a site that doesn't get much traffic.
Don't stop putting backlinks out there but do spread them around. For instance, if you put a dozen backlinks on free blogs from blogger, you're only going to realize the affect from one backlink. Search for self hosted blogs.
Being active on DeviantArt gets you more than just a little traffic, it gets you exposure and a larger readership.
thanks a bunch! I'm starting to lose count of the helpful tips I've gotten from you livewithrichard.
Thanks a bunch Richard! You catch my attention whenever I check out your hubs....always a great piece of information that can be applied effectively.
Excellent info. I first love is fiction writing. Thanks a lot I'm going to check right into it.
Thank you for the helpful info! I'm sure I'll be reading more of your posts in the future...
by Ness4 years ago
I used to get in the hundreds daily for traffic, now in the last week I have been getting a mere handful. Today is at 5, one day last week was less! Thats overall traffic for all my hubs Ive checked my Google page 1...
by Carolyn4 years ago
Any advice for a new Hubber on how to increase traffic to my hubs? I am interested in any and all ways people have had success with this. So far aside from being active on HubPages I am pinning my articles to my...
by Scott Luo4 years ago
Hey everyone, sorry if I'm coming across as ignorant or whatever but why do so many people even write here? From everything I've read, for most people on this site, people are going for quantities of hubs and...
by DjBryle6 years ago
I am so surprised and so grateful to all of you for making my hub "Mending A Soul (Forgive... and Forget)" the winner (for Gender and Relationships criteria) at the recent Hubnugget Wannabe contest! I owe you...
by Missy Smith16 months ago
I was wondering if anyone would consider taking the time to stroll through my hubs and read a few? I would love more feedback, and I think it would help me get to know other hubpage authors. Thanks!
by Eugene Brennan7 days ago
Just wanted to share this. Someone pinned or "flipped" one of my hubs on Flipboard, a magazine site. So I've had a ton of traffic all morning. I made my own magazine and the traffic magnified even more!...
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.