There has been some discussion on the forums of late about restrictions for the Hubber who sets up a Profile yet gives little information about themselves in the bio or even creates an avatar or insers a picture of themselves.
Is it time for HubPages to have an option for the reader of HubPages as opposed to a writer?
It is in HubPages' best interest to encourage the most people to join the site so that they have the best chance at converting them to active users. It's also more likely that someone who joins the site will interact in some way at some point in the future.
There's no benefit to curtailing the existence people who have not written Hubs.
Sure, I understand the benefit to HubPages to have everyone publishing Hubs but the site could benefit too in having additional members who read the Hubs as opposed to writing them if this were to increase traffic couldn't it?
I agree with you Karanda. Maybe my idea was a little extreme but I do believe there is something that must be done to organize this thing better. It has become a pet peeve of mine that this writing site has members here for years that haven't written anything.
Another suggestion would be subscribers. If you just want to read hubs then subscribe to notifications.
There could be three types of subscriptions
(1) subscribe to a hubber
(2) subscribe to a topic
(3) general subscription to hubpages.
What is the benefit of tolerating lots of spammers and shills?
Any site member can already read whatever they want, and by "following" another person, you become subscribed to their Hubs. Following a topic is also a feature that already exists.
I suggest the both of you further explore the Feed pages and features because everything you are asking for already exists.
My suggestion was for non members Relache. Not for members. I know that members can opt to receive notifications.
My suggestion would be for those who don't wish to be writers can subscribe without a membership. I have readers who I have encouraged to join HP but do not wish to do so, but the downside is that they have to keep checking my profile every day to see when I have published something new. So I am suggesting a way for them to get an email saying that Cardisa has just published a new hub.
Yeah i think even when i wrote more hubs than i do,most of the time i spent reading them...... I love to read other hubbers work....
by Carola Finch3 years ago
Had an outside person say they wanted to "follow" me, but said that th link did not work. Do people have to be members of the community to follow each other?
by Missy Smith13 months ago
I was wondering if anyone would consider taking the time to stroll through my hubs and read a few? I would love more feedback, and I think it would help me get to know other hubpage authors. Thanks!
by Christy Kirwan20 months ago
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by DJ Funktual5 months ago
what in the hell in happening around here? I go to check on a hub and it's on another website altogether and wants me to sign in? HOW CAN I SIGN IN TO A SITE I NEVER HEARD OF? WHAT IS GOING ON?
by Gami Rina2 weeks ago
Do you feel rewarded (financially or mentally/emotionally) since you started HP?I've been stressing out about getting my hubs to go through. I would really like to know if you think there's a better future for me out...
by lady rain4 years ago
I get plenty of traffic coming from my trackers outside hubpages but it has not brought in any new hubbers through my trackers. Has anybody had any luck in bringing new hubbers with their referral trackers?(I have...
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