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Related Hubs Are Not Matching Topics Some I Disapprove:

  1. singingmommy profile image74
    singingmommyposted 8 years ago

    I have a hub on Gospel Music and the related hubs are about viagra, bikinis and sexy walpapers that I do not approve of. They have nothing to do with my hub title or content. Infact it don't even have anything to do with anything I write.
    What can I do about this? If readers want to see that stuff they know where to find it, it should not be inbedded in other topics that don't relate to it.
    I tried changing tags and titles, but it hasn't changed the related hubs. PLEASE  help!!!!!!!!! :mad

    1. Peter M. Lopez profile image91
      Peter M. Lopezposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      I can understand.  About half of my hubs are religious themed, but with the last name Lopez,  when you go to my profile all of the ads are about JLo's butt or sexy pictures of her.  Anybody else have any ideas?

      1. Paraglider profile image87
        Paragliderposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        You could write to her and ask her to change her name big_smile

        1. Peter M. Lopez profile image91
          Peter M. Lopezposted 8 years ago in reply to this

          That's right, she's interfering with my impending internet fame.  She might change it back, though, one day to ride MY coattails.

      2. pauldeeds profile image
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        pauldeedsposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        You might try adding a little more text to your profile description.  That will give the google's contextual engine a little more information to go on.

        1. Peter M. Lopez profile image91
          Peter M. Lopezposted 8 years ago in reply to this

          Thanks, Paul.  I will give it a shot.

  2. Marisa Wright profile image94
    Marisa Wrightposted 8 years ago

    Ooh, I see what you mean.  Look on the bright side though - the Related Hubs won't appeal to the people who like your Hub, so they won't be tempted away from it.

    I still get confused sometimes - I want to read more Hubs by that Hubber, and I click on the Related Hubs instead of the "more by" button (which is, you must admit, not all that obvious - but you'd think I'd have learned by now!).    By the time I've got sidetracked looking at other Hubs, I may not ever get back to that original Hubber. 

    So you see, if there are other readers like me, it could actually be a good thing to have Unrelated Related Hubs!

    1. belief713 profile image78
      belief713posted 8 years ago in reply to this

      I know that creating groups help to display other articles by the same author, but I think that option is too far down on the page.I think It should somehow show up right after the article. And then of course, the author has to have chosen that option.

      If you want to view more by that author, you can click on that option and then select the tag you're interested in, but only 3 tags show and sometimes they are not the topic you are looking for. If there was some way to do display more tags or something, that'd be great.

      One of the other forum threads mentions adding a floating bar - or something like that - but I do think that would be good and these are some of the additional features that could be added to it.

  3. pauldeeds profile image
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    pauldeedsposted 8 years ago

    The related hubs are based primarily on the tags.  Since we don't have much in the gospel area, it's picking up matches from the entertainment and music tags.  If you can locate some better matching hubs on HubPages, you could try adding some tags that appear on them to your hub (unfortunately they won't update instantly, it may take a day or two).

    If you notice that some of the matching hubs aren't accurately tagged, you can flag them as "deceptively tagged or titled" and we'll look into it.

  4. singingmommy profile image74
    singingmommyposted 8 years ago

    Thanks!!!! I will try adding more tags.....

  5. Mark Knowles profile image60
    Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago

    LOL

    I had the same problem with Beyonce Knowles when I first started, but as I got more hubs and tagged them well, it went away big_smile

    1. Peter M. Lopez profile image91
      Peter M. Lopezposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      Yes, but this is not really a problem on my hubs, rather on my profile page.  I'm not sure about "LOL", maybe a little grin.

      Beyonce...funny.  I see the family resemblance.

  6. darkside profile image80
    darksideposted 8 years ago

    I didn't realise that hooking up for a date with Lopez and Knowles would turn out to be this easy wink

    1. Mark Knowles profile image60
      Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      Real easy - just click on a google ad and away you go big_smile

  7. Kenny Wordsmith profile image82
    Kenny Wordsmithposted 8 years ago

    You people, Peter and Lopez are very kind. You don't want to disappoint millions who come looking for drooly stuff. big_smile

    Singing Mommy, if you sacrifice your 'entertainment' tag, you won't get those related hubs. You, too, must be a kind soul like those nice gentlemen. big_smile

    1. Peter M. Lopez profile image91
      Peter M. Lopezposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      I don't ever want to disappoint anyone, Kenny.  I love everybody.  May they drool away.

  8. stephhicks68 profile image83
    stephhicks68posted 8 years ago

    Well, with a last name "Hicks" I am really glad that I don't have denture ads, or what-have-you.  :-)  Actually, although my profile doesn't reveal it, I suffer from diabetes and I've written a few Hubs about the topic.  So, now I have ads related to diabetes on my profile page.  It didn't take long.  I've only published 9 hubs, two of which are on diabetes.

    Steph

  9. stephhicks68 profile image83
    stephhicks68posted 8 years ago

    Hey Peter,

    I just checked out your profile page, and no sign of J-Lo.  Looks like you have appropriate ads related to your recent Hubs.  Someone must have tipped off Marc Anthony....

    Steph

  10. Peter M. Lopez profile image91
    Peter M. Lopezposted 8 years ago

    Whoa!  They are all gone.

    I miss her already wink

    1. Mark Knowles profile image60
      Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      Some people are never satisfied big_smile

      1. Peter M. Lopez profile image91
        Peter M. Lopezposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        She's back.  Satisfaction re-achieved.

  11. Peter M. Lopez profile image91
    Peter M. Lopezposted 8 years ago

    Never mind, she's back.  I guess she missed me too.

  12. Mark Knowles profile image60
    Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago

    Personally, I like it when they come and go smile

  13. Misha profile image74
    Mishaposted 8 years ago

    big_smile big_smile big_smile

    Mark, this is just hilarious!

  14. Mark Knowles profile image60
    Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago

    LOL, Yup. big_smile

 
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