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Whoa! I just want to tell everyone...

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    Leta Sposted 7 years ago

    Submit your articles to Reddit.  OMG...I just went from 8 views on one hub up to 33 in under an HOUR.

    1. Eaglekiwi profile image73
      Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Woohooo ,thankyou Lita

      My goggle account is seriously way down , an has been for 3 days!

      p.s Wont that be considered duplicate ?, thanks again.

    2. Eaglekiwi profile image73
      Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Ohhhh crap I had the wrong site.!!!!..forget my last post.

    3. blondepoet profile image78
      blondepoetposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      How can you see where it goes up in a hour Lita?

      1. AsherKade profile image75
        AsherKadeposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        and I can't find my article anywhere on REDDIT...http://tbn1.google.com/images?q=tbn:rSENV_ZaIdN2_M:http://itodyaso.files.wordpress.com/2009/06/confused-monkey.jpg

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        Leta Sposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        BP: On the My Account thing on hubpages.  You can see the number of views per day per hub.  When I submitted my Ghost Hub article, it went up from 8 views to 33 or something within, actually, minutes.  I watched.

        Silver Rose: I guess I'm happy to be read...and to obtain traffic.  I wonder if there's a sweet spot, though, with certain kinds of articles, that those at Reddit might be inclined to click on ads/links.  The ones I submitted are political, travel, and my one beauty essay thing that is popular.  I am a prof. writer...those were my better pieces.

        1. AsherKade profile image75
          AsherKadeposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          I did that and got more depressed....
          lol

        2. Silver Rose profile image77
          Silver Roseposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Nothing wrong with wanting to be read. It's an absolute rush to see the stats rise and know hundreds of people are reading!

          With the ad clicking - no sweet spot on Reddit I'm afraid. Think about how you behave when you are reading for fun (and all those folk on Reddit are there because they've got nothing better to do on Sunday night) - you simply read, perhaps vote something up or down, leave a comment and that's it. Whereas if you have an actual need - say your hoover has broken, you search for information, come across a page about hoovers that has an ad for a keenly priced hoover, you might click the ad.

          You will probably get clicks on your travel and beauty hubs if the visitors come from the search engines (i.e they have specifically searched for those topics), as the ads will provide solutions for your visitors. Reddit people won't click. As for politics, readers rarely click ads on those pages whether they come from search engines or from the social sites. (Does reading about Obama inspire you to click on ads? Me neither, though I like him!)

    4. jonwenberg profile image61
      jonwenbergposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks much Lita.

      1. jonwenberg profile image61
        jonwenbergposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Wow, it worked. 21 new views in just a few minutes. Thanks again.

    5. Army Infantry Mom profile image60
      Army Infantry Momposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Awesome,..Thanks for sharing,..I'm submitting my link's now. HOOAH !!!!

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    Leta Sposted 7 years ago

    No, Eaglekiwi, as far as I know, you just submit your link, and if they like your article, they drive traffic your way...  And wow, apparently, it works.

    1. Eaglekiwi profile image73
      Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Fantastic smile

  3. all_time_guy profile image75
    all_time_guyposted 7 years ago

    can i know something about reditt

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      Leta Sposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      http://www.reddit.com

      And then you know as much as I do, wink

  4. Ivorwen profile image83
    Ivorwenposted 7 years ago

    Be careful not to spam reditt.  They will ban entire sites, if its users are spamming, by only submitting their own stuff or stuff from that one site.

    1. all_time_guy profile image75
      all_time_guyposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      i have just submitted mine. lets see.

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      Leta Sposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Well, they have picked up everything I've submitted so far, and I'm getting points (?)  And am featured or something in travel for my Ghost Signs Hub.  I'm not sure what 'spamming' would entail(?)

      WHO knew this would help so much! Wow.

      1. Eaglekiwi profile image73
        Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Yay im doing it smile

        1. blondepoet profile image78
          blondepoetposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          I want to do it to as well as post my links am going to try.

          1. Eaglekiwi profile image73
            Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Yay BP go go go smile

            1. blondepoet profile image78
              blondepoetposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              Yea baby yea I submitted one, they said I have to have wait 8min to do another,I may have a white chocolate cookie while I wait, I cannot believe they actually turned out, well the baking paper is stuck to them but you can't taste the paper when you eat them, will send one over.

              1. Eaglekiwi profile image73
                Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                oh yum , my cupboards are like mother hubburds cupboards bare !!
                was tryin to have no sugary things around ,dummy me, all I did was eat all the chocolate melts , hahaha

                1. blondepoet profile image78
                  blondepoetposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                  Omg I did that last night that is why I did not have enough left for the recipe hahah.

      2. Eaglekiwi profile image73
        Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Yay im doing it smile

      3. Marisa Wright profile image93
        Marisa Wrightposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Sites like Reddit were designed for people to recommend excellent sites they had found on the net.  The intention was to create a place where people could come and find the cream of the crop.

        I'm pretty sure the TOS prohibit you recommending your own sites.  If you're found out, you get banned. If several members from one site (e.g. HubPages) recommend their own stuff, the whole site gets banned. 

        In practice, promoting your own site on Reddit, Digg, Stumbleupon etc is widespread.  Most people hide their own stuff in a smokescreen of other sites.

        1. Ultimate Hubber profile image80
          Ultimate Hubberposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          And this is how they get huge traffic benefits from these sites.

  5. Eaglekiwi profile image73
    Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago

    Ok this is gonna sound dumb , but how do I actually submit ?
    Where , how etc? thanks (Im on the site) , just cant figure where Im sposed to be clicking next.

  6. AsherKade profile image75
    AsherKadeposted 7 years ago

    I'm THERE! My score sucks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  7. Lisa HW profile image82
    Lisa HWposted 7 years ago

    Sending too many of your own in a short period of time, and not submitting other people's stuff (from other sites), are what can be viewed by them as spam.

    People usually recommend submitting just a few of your own in a short period of time and adding some other stuff too.

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      Leta Sposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Why other people's stuff?  (I only submitted 4...they were all 'picked up' or something (?)  ...I dunno, it's like a feature.)

      1. Eaglekiwi profile image73
        Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Yep , they are fine with every 6mins smile

  8. AsherKade profile image75
    AsherKadeposted 7 years ago

    hope this works...why does my score suck so much....seems to be the issue since my fan list button broke....

    http://tbn1.google.com/images?q=tbn:hN3t0n0m4272RM:http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn232/veilstrup/Angrybear.jpg

    1. Jane@CM profile image60
      Jane@CMposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Hope they get the fan list fixed soon. 

      I just plugged in one of my Hubs & I have to wait 7 more minutes before submitting another.  I think I'll try two smile

      1. AsherKade profile image75
        AsherKadeposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        hahhahahhaha...

        1. blondepoet profile image78
          blondepoetposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Poor AK can I do anything to help??

          1. AsherKade profile image75
            AsherKadeposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            rub my feet.....http://tbn3.google.com/images?q=tbn:T23DGZUYL043IM:http://www.myspaceantics.com/images/funny/ugly-toenails.jpg

            1. Jane@CM profile image60
              Jane@CMposted 7 years ago in reply to this
            2. blondepoet profile image78
              blondepoetposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              Aghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
              AK I was in the middle of eating my paper coated cookie aghhhhhh

              1. AsherKade profile image75
                AsherKadeposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                you were eating what????

                1. Eaglekiwi profile image73
                  Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                  Nasty!!

                  1. blondepoet profile image78
                    blondepoetposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                    I baked some cookies but the paper is stuck underneath or should I say I was eating til I saw those long curly toenails. Those toes could cure people with feet fetishes for life aghhhhhhhhhhh

      2. blondepoet profile image78
        blondepoetposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Wow this is like a little community gathering we are all doing it together I have 6min left for another...counting down.

  9. Silver Rose profile image77
    Silver Roseposted 7 years ago

    Caution: it's only worth submitting to social bookmarking sites if you want to get your hub indexed faster than normal (because the search bots practically live on those sites), or if for some reason you are having trouble getting indexed at all.

    But the traffic - it's completely useless. Reddit readers don't click ads (why would they, they are simply reading to pass the time).

    When I first joined Hubpages, I submitted my Sarkozy/Carla Bruni hub to Reddit and got about 700 hits in a single day - but no clicks. That crowd doesn't click ads, and that type of hub (celeb/politics) while being fun to write, isn't a money generating niche. I know better now!

    1. Jane@CM profile image60
      Jane@CMposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Worth submitting to social bookmarking sites, are you speaking of Google & Yahoo?

      1. Silver Rose profile image77
        Silver Roseposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        No! DON'T submit to Google or Yahoo whatever you do! Let them find you.

        I was refering to social bookmarking sites - Digg, Reddit, Delicious etc. If you are having trouble getting your hub indexed, it's worth submitting to them, as when the searchbots crawl those sites they will pick up your URL and index you. Just be warned not to get too excited about the traffic, as they don't click ads, they simply read and leave.

        1. blondepoet profile image78
          blondepoetposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          So it can't actually harm your site can it apart from them not clicking ads??

          1. Silver Rose profile image77
            Silver Roseposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            As far as I know it won't harm your site at all, and will get you indexed faster (though I have read some articles which say that your Adsense account gets smartpriced if you do it too often).

            I posted on this thread mainly because the OP was so excited about traffic. Just don't get too excited, because that crowd is tech-savvy, and they are reading just for fun, so you won't see any money from it. Just a big spike on your stats (which is fun if that's what you are after instead of money).

            1. blondepoet profile image78
              blondepoetposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              Thanks for the advice SR, ohhh I need to have a 10min siesta lol.

              1. Eaglekiwi profile image73
                Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                But Im not getting any money now anymore anyway...
                Oh whats a poor bird like me to do!

                1. blondepoet profile image78
                  blondepoetposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                  A garage sale.

                  http://static.pyzam.com/img/funnypics/f/1402.jpg

        2. Jane@CM profile image60
          Jane@CMposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          I've read so much information, my head spins.  Some say to submit your URL to google, yahoo & bing...

          1. blondepoet profile image78
            blondepoetposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Me too, Wordpress digit, reddit, Martha, Arthur, bookmark, yahoo, social, blogger, dogger, link, backlink, this, that ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh I need a panadol.

          2. Silver Rose profile image77
            Silver Roseposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            You need to think of things from the point of view of the search engines - they are looking for relevant stuff that other people have recommended by quoting in their articles with a backlink.

            If you submit your site directly to Google, Yahoo, Bing etc, it says to them straight away "self-promotion", and what they do is sandbox you for a bit and wait to see what happens to your site (will you get backlinks etc) before they list you. So submitting directly to the search engines hurts you.

            The social bookmarking sites are essentially recommendation sites - people are supposed to submit material they have found which they think is good. So the search bots tend to index most of what they find there, (what happens afterwards depends on whether you accrue further recommendations in the form of backlinks). But many social bookmarking sites are conscious that people use them for self-promotion and are taking steps to ban domains. Mixx and Propeller for instance no longer accept hubpages at all, because they got spammed by hubbers.

            So only submit a page to a social site if it hasn't been indexed for some reason (though most hubpages get indexed straight away as Google likes this site - the only issues seem to be on topics that are saturated such as weight loss, where people who make hubs on those topics are struggling to get indexed).

            Hope this helps.

  10. AsherKade profile image75
    AsherKadeposted 7 years ago

    damit...http://tbn0.google.com/images?q=tbn:YDMQR-_mw_1dbM:http://lineout.thestranger.com/files/2008/08/scowl.jpg

  11. blondepoet profile image78
    blondepoetposted 7 years ago

    Lita, lita, calling lita to base, are you there?
    Roger over and out .....

  12. Eaglekiwi profile image73
    Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago

    Well it doesnt appear anyones clicking my adverts period, so thats why nothing ventured nothing gained is my motto for now ,thanks for all the info though. smile

    1. candice5 profile image59
      candice5posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      That site is totally full of Trolls, they spend all day downvoting, frankly if you are looking to revenue, it is unlikely you will get any. Trust me.

      1. AsherKade profile image75
        AsherKadeposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        no one seems to like my crap there either....but I continue to get traffic from my main site, google, and of course other hubbers...

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          Leta Sposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Pooooor Asher Kade.  You've got a cool little house hub though, and a nifty crime story website, smile.

      2. blondepoet profile image78
        blondepoetposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Oh no that would mean our hub score would go down if they down voted.

        1. candice5 profile image59
          candice5posted 7 years ago in reply to this

          That is what they do down vote down vote ad niostrum, even a poor lady with cancer giving away two kittens very genuine got downvoted.
          They are just doing it to loose peoples revenue. DONT GO THERE

  13. AsherKade profile image75
    AsherKadeposted 7 years ago

    I'm trying to diet ppl.....shhhhhhhhhh.....http://tbn2.google.com/images?q=tbn:iBeKUIRFZ67grM:http://www.lilith-ezine.com/articles/health/images/Obese-Man-03.jpg

    1. blondepoet profile image78
      blondepoetposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      So am I...
      http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k172/ciubi/f/funny0287.jpg

      1. AsherKade profile image75
        AsherKadeposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        bp, no way you could look like that....of course, I stole that hairy crotchy one too...

        1. blondepoet profile image78
          blondepoetposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          AK I don't think I would ever become big even if I tried, all my family are small lol.

  14. Jane@CM profile image60
    Jane@CMposted 7 years ago

    Thanks for all the information.  I'm going to bed.  I'll check my stats in the morning.  For now, two of my hubs have red arrows pointing upwards, one hub has one red arrow & one hub has two red arrows....and statistically nothing has changed through out the day. LOL - I may never get it.

  15. blondepoet profile image78
    blondepoetposted 7 years ago

    My second batch of cookies do not have the paper stuck to it. Yea baby yea I have my mojo back now.

  16. AsherKade profile image75
    AsherKadeposted 7 years ago

    yes, maybe it's the narcissism in me, but seeing numbers hike would be thrilling....

  17. jiberish profile image77
    jiberishposted 7 years ago

    Sorry, I just threw up in my mouth.

  18. bgpappa profile image86
    bgpappaposted 7 years ago

    Sites like Reddit are great but plesae don't only submit your stuff on them.  Be good members there are well.  Look at other stuff on the site.  Submit videos, etc.  Sites like Reddit, Tagfoot and Digg have caught on and will ban any links from Hubpages.

    Propel has already done so.  Social bookmarking is a great way to drive traffic, but you must be good members of any site your join to get traffic.

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      Leta Sposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I always tend to be a good citizen, bgpappa, wink  And thanks for mentioning the other sites, too.

  19. Tom Cornett profile image54
    Tom Cornettposted 7 years ago

    I put a couple hubs on Reddit.  I scanned around a bit and read a few comments on the funny section.  Many of the comments are extremely vulgar.

  20. Ultimate Hubber profile image80
    Ultimate Hubberposted 7 years ago

    Thats great Lita. If you do the things rite, such sites can send thousands of visitors in an hour. I have achieved this quite a few times.

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      Leta Sposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Cool.  Well, I didn't know.  I've mainly been on here for exposure or fun, I guess...but my priorities are changing.

      So, can you tell me with that traffic whether it is beneficial for your earnings?

      1. Ultimate Hubber profile image80
        Ultimate Hubberposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Not really beneficial for earnings as it is neither organic nor targeted traffic. One of my websites have received traffic from them on quite a few occasions but that traffic don't click your ads. Neither they buy something. I hardly received any click from about 15000 visitors some site sent me.

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          Leta Sposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          So what is the best bet?  Formula of writing commercial topics: health, finance, etc. with some questions answered but not all?  And product reviews?  What drives clicking traffic, in other words?  And thank you for answering...

          1. Ultimate Hubber profile image80
            Ultimate Hubberposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            I you ask me, then my formula is to choose topics I love writing about and find interesting, topics I have knowledge about.
            Yes I had suggest people to leave some questions un-answered as this will temp people to click ads. But this is for only those people who want to achieve some short-term goals.

            For those who have long term goals I will suggest them to write a great article with all questions answered. As this will increase one's readership, especially if you own a site people will come back to see if you have added some fresh content and will refer their friends to you and then those friends will further refer their friends and so on. In the long term you will have tons of traffic. One site of mine is penalized by Google but still I manage to get more traffic than some of my competitors and quite a few is direct traffic.

            Every topic generate traffic and clicks. Its just that some have higher PPC and search queries. But I will suggest you to write on topics you can write best about.

            EDIT: Some people have gained success writing product reviews but I can't write them as no one knows if people will be buying that product after 10 years. I think long-term, queries about health, sports and other general information will always be there and you can then(after many years) make more blogs/hubs instead of writing product reviews.

            EDIT: BTW clicking traffic is the one that comes in need of something. So they either come from search engines or someone refers them in person. Traffic from sites like reddit is not interested in your content and product so they don't click.

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              Leta Sposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              smile  Doing that.  Thank you.  lol  I know part of my problem is poetry...gotta cut that out if I want $.

              1. Ultimate Hubber profile image80
                Ultimate Hubberposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                Yea unfortunately, BTW I made an other edit above which is

                "EDIT: BTW clicking traffic is the one that comes in need of something. So they either come from search engines or someone refers them in person. Traffic from sites like reddit is not interested in your content and product so they don't click."

  21. Pamda Man profile image61
    Pamda Manposted 7 years ago

    Submitted. I will see what happens.

  22. Bredavies profile image70
    Bredaviesposted 7 years ago

    Wait what kind of website is reddit?

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    Leta Sposted 7 years ago

    Ultimate Hubber:
    So, in essence, it is ultimately about fulfilling needs.  You just have to figure out what they are and how to meet them.  hmmm...research, research.  And thanks again.  smile

  24. Eaglekiwi profile image73
    Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago

    Its seems a long shot to know if someone is going to click or not, and Ive treated it like Facebook , added it left a comment ,read a couple of things and left.
    Networking right smile

    Thanks again Lita,I wouldnt have known unless you bothered to post it up!

  25. CMHypno profile image89
    CMHypnoposted 7 years ago

    If you search for 'Hubs' under any of the Reddit topics, it will return a lot of links.  There's lots of Hubs been posted.

 
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