When adding a RSS feed way do i get this "Overly Promotional: This Hub excessively promotes another site" when i only have one link to a website?
HubPages does not allow RSS feeds that point to the same site as links within the body of the hub (ie text and link capsules). For more info, see http://hubpages.com/hub/Overly-Promotional
Well it would be nice if hubpages let people know the rules before submitting, the only time i could find them is after getting a warning.
The FAQ does do a nice job of letting people know what the rules are, too.
by taxman8137777 years ago
I had 2 links in my hub pointing to different pages of my site and got the following message:Overly Promotional - Solely or excessively promotes another site(s), especially when Hub links all point to one site.This is...
by Perry Fender5 years ago
I'm pretty new to HubPages (joined 6 weeks ago but got "busy" about 2 weeks ago posting Hubs) -- I got spanked last week and had a hub taken down temporarily for citing direct links to the particular...
by Mary Craig4 years ago
Wouldn't it be nice if some explanation about the hub came with the above mentioned notices. All you get is the general notice that you hub is overly promotional or substandard and it needs to be fixed. If...
by BenjaminB6 years ago
I find it hilarious that Hubpages pushes the concept of helping new Hubbers yet my Hub which has had very good reception by the community has been flagged for being both overly promotional and substandard.I had 5 social...
by Paula Atwell23 months ago
Is there a balance of Amazon products on a page that makes a hub overly promotional? Or is it dependent on the individual hub (over and beyond the 50 words per product)?
by Robert P6 years ago
Today I hopped a few hubs and as usual I flagged a lot of them for being overly promotional, for having two links to the same site. The breach of the rules was obvious. For example, in a hub on the subject of weight...
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