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Can I publish my hubs/articles on other sites?

  1. Brie Hoffman profile image80
    Brie Hoffmanposted 7 years ago

    Or is that against TOS?

    1. DenverPhotography profile image59
      DenverPhotographyposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I don't know if it is against the terms of service, but you are probably going to get a duplicate content penalty in the search engines, and it will hurt your search ranking here.

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    Website Examinerposted 7 years ago

    It is not strictly forbidden, but there are some negative consequences.


    http://hubpages.com/faq/#duplicate_content

    1. Brie Hoffman profile image80
      Brie Hoffmanposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Is it considered spam to post your hub on Craigslist?

      1. tjhooper profile image67
        tjhooperposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        what category would you post your hub ad on?????

        anyway, yes there are negative consequences to posting duplicate content. I think if it was on hubpages first then there should be no point reduction, but the other sites might have other actions like suspension or not getting your article indexed.

        1. Brie Hoffman profile image80
          Brie Hoffmanposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Rants and Raves

      2. relache profile image87
        relacheposted 7 years ago in reply to this
        1. Brie Hoffman profile image80
          Brie Hoffmanposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          I'm not concerned with CL as much as I am with Hubpages...I post on rants and raves sometimes.

          1. relache profile image87
            relacheposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            According to what Paul Deeds just said, I suggest you start reading the TOS for sites you use.

  3. thisisoli profile image56
    thisisoliposted 7 years ago

    As long as you abide by the ToS you should be fine, I would avoid duplicating my articles personally, however all mine are commercial, so my techniques may not apply if this is a rant/rave tongue

    1. Brie Hoffman profile image80
      Brie Hoffmanposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      The reason I ask is because one of my hubs was removed by huppages and this is what they said:

      Your Hub has been identified by our system as a violation of our Terms of Use.

      - Promoted through spam or abuse of other sites

      This may include, but is not limited to:
      - Spamming of comments, forums, or profiles or by email or chat
      - The creation of spam blogs or spam pages on other sites to promote this hub
      - The use automation tools to do any of the above

      But, I am confused because in the stats section they acknowledge Craigslist so I don't know why I can't post there.

      1. pauldeeds profile image
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        pauldeedsposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        When you post a "rant and rave" on craigslist it says "Please do not post phone numbers, email addresses, or URLs in personals" right at the top.  When you post the same "rant and rave" that consists only of a photo and a link to a hub to a bunch of different craigslist cities I'd call that abuse.

        1. Brie Hoffman profile image80
          Brie Hoffmanposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Why then does hubpages have stats for Craigslist?

          1. pauldeeds profile image
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            pauldeedsposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Traffic stats are completely independent from policy.   Also, I'm sure there are ways to get traffic from craigslist without abusing their service.

  4. jennshealthstore profile image86
    jennshealthstoreposted 7 years ago

    I am a little confused. Aren't we suppose to promote our hubs on other sites, like redgage and Xomba?

    1. thranax profile image50
      thranaxposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Redgage and Xomba are different then CL. CL has strict rules she broke and it lead to spam towards Hubpages, hurting it just a little bit.

      ~thranax~

      1. jennshealthstore profile image86
        jennshealthstoreposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Ok, thanks. I just wasn't sure if we were ok with promoting our hubs on those other sites.

 
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