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Pingates is Gone

  1. KeithTax profile image79
    KeithTaxposted 6 years ago

    For those of you that like to ping your hubs, Pingates is no longer available. I used Pingates a few weeks back when I saw it mentioned in a hub. When I went back today it says the site's account has been suspended.

    Pinging is something I've seldom done. I am interested in opinions on pinging.

  2. thisisoli profile image73
    thisisoliposted 6 years ago

    I rarely do it, you can use pingler.com or ping.fm for a replacement service though.

  3. Bill Manning profile image70
    Bill Manningposted 6 years ago

    I just go to the Google ping page and use that for my blogs. Nothing else.

    1. Rafini profile image82
      Rafiniposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      what is the google ping page?  I mean...    ?.com or ?.net or ?.fm or ???

      1. Green Lotus profile image61
        Green Lotusposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        I believe it's http://blogsearch.google.com/ping

        Going to give it a try! Pinging on multiple sites is tedious and some sites are sooooo slow.

        1. rebekahELLE profile image91
          rebekahELLEposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          does it have to be a blogger blog or can we post our hub profile there?

  4. Edweirdo profile image94
    Edweirdoposted 6 years ago

    I use Pingates for all my hubs and was sad to hear it might be gone.

    I just checked, and it seems to be back, but with far fewer sites available to be pinged.

    As for how useful it may be, I do very little backlinking, and Pingates is one of the 3-4 sites I always use. And I seem to be doing pretty well with HubPages so far, so it *might* be useful. It certainly hasn't seemed to hurt anything...