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    • Open Letter to
      27

      Open Letter to "OMG Your Hubs Suck!" Hubber

      2 months ago

      I am posting this to the forum because the coward who wrote to me from Hubpages used a remailing anonomyizer service so I can't write back. Here's what I was sent:--"I'm a long time hubber on HP and I'm embarrassed to see your sh--t on Paired Life with my work. Stop writing those homo hubs.. A...

    • Adsense Warning on Reel Rundown Hub
      11

      Adsense Warning on Reel Rundown Hub

      8 months ago

      Hi, folks,Just got an email from Adsense with a warning about a hub that is close to five years old. Long story short, the email said that imagery on the page may contain sexually charged material and therefore violate their TOS. The hub?https://reelrundown.com/celebrities/Pau …...

    • Changing contact email address in my HB account
      3

      Changing contact email address in my HB account

      12 months ago

      Hi, all,Quick question. Does anyone know how to change the email address in HB? The one I signed up with eons ago with HB is one I no longer use. Now, when HB sends me email, I don't see it. Is there a place to update my email address in the system with the new addy? Thanks and sorry if this is an...

    • What was HP thinking by moving my post from Exemplore to Paired Life?!
      3

      What was HP thinking by moving my post from Exemplore to Paired Life?!

      13 months ago

      Hi, all,I have a question. I have a hub that was listed number TWO on Google under Exemplore niche. It shot up to number 2 once it moved from Hubpages to Exemplore and was getting hundreds of visitors a day (sometimes over a thousand). Now, HP has suddenly moved it from Exemplore to Paired Life....

    • Homophobia on Hubpages needs to be addressed
      291

      Homophobia on Hubpages needs to be addressed

      21 months ago

      As an out gay man, I'd like to address a topic that I've noticed in recent months that's extremely disturbing. Specifically, I'm talking about forum posts that are nothing more than homophobic sentiments, disguised in the form of a question.  I'm not going to link to these posts because I...

    • The Niche Sites Are Killing My Stats
      14

      The Niche Sites Are Killing My Stats

      2 years ago

      I don't mean to be a Debbie downer but ever since my hubs were moved to some of the niche sites, my numbers have crashed. And so I'm wondering about your experience has been so far?  Will things change or do I need to give it more time?

    • Have you ever been fat shamed?
      25

      Have you ever been fat shamed?

      2 years ago

      Today, I was walking with a friend who is a little overweight and saw first hand what she had to put up with. As we were waiting on the corner to cross the street, two guys in a car slowed down and called her a "fat pig" - and then made "moo" sounds. I was horrified as she broke...

    • Does you count on your HP money to survive?
      47

      Does you count on your HP money to survive?

      2 years ago

      Do you count on the money (at least in part) to survive? If Hubpages decided to shut down, would it threaten your livelihood?

    • If you could magically change one thing about your writing ...
      34

      If you could magically change one thing about your writing ...

      2 years ago

      If you held in the palm of your hand one magic wish that could only be used to change one thing about your writing, what would it be?Abracadabra - poof!!

    • First Christmas After Loved One Died
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      First Christmas After Loved One Died

      3 years ago

      I know that Christmas is supposed to be a happy time but if you are someone who lost a loved one over the past year, I thought this article might help you. This was written by one of our hubbers, Aerospace fan and it moved me to tears. I hope this helps anyone right now in pain. Hope it is OK to...

    • What would you do if you woke up tomorrow and Hub Pages was gone?
      157

      What would you do if you woke up tomorrow and Hub Pages was gone?

      3 years ago

      Serious question. Imagine if you woke up and discovered HP was gone ... as in closed up shop. What would you do?

    • Penguin Refresh Happening Now
      17

      Penguin Refresh Happening Now

      3 years ago

      just sharing this in case you didn't know. Since Thanksgiving (really before) Google has been in Penguin Refresh mode. This means they are targeting "spammy" sites. Could explain some of the drama happening here.http://searchengineland.com/google-peng … ing-209886

    • Positive bump in traffic!
      29

      Positive bump in traffic!

      3 years ago

      Hi all,Not sure if it's just me or the increased number of people on the Internet but I'm seeing a positive bump in traffic!! The trend started Tuesday and has been rising.What are you seeing?

    • What are you MOST Thankful for this Thanksgiving?!!
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      What are you MOST Thankful for this Thanksgiving?!!

      3 years ago

      Hello, all!I would love to hear your plans for Thanksgiving! What are you most thankful for? I'm going to spend the holiday with loved ones. Im most thankful for my health. Please tell

    • Can the Panda slap to HP extend to our blogs?
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      Can the Panda slap to HP extend to our blogs?

      3 years ago

      I'm sorry to ask this question but I've got to ask. To make a long story short, I'm noticing that my personal blogs have experienced a near identical drop in traffic as my hubs here on HP. The drop started right around the end of September - the same time HP got witch slapped. I've looked at why...

    • Search Engine Land says Hubpages may be a
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      Search Engine Land says Hubpages may be a "Big Loser" with Panda 4.1

      3 years ago

      Just so people don't think it's just a fluke with our drop in numbers on the hubs. I'll give you the link but clearly, it's starting to become clear something's up with Panda or a migration issue. http://searchengineland.com/games-lyric … ers-204504

    • it's Official - There's a PANDA rollout!
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      it's Official - There's a PANDA rollout!

      3 years ago

      Everyone has been wondering why the numbers are so up and down with Hubs. Google JUST announced its latest Panda rollout. It's already begun!Here's the link to the Search Engine Land Articlehttp://searchengineland.com/panda-update-rolling-204313

    • Have you gained weight since writing on Hubpages?
      62

      Have you gained weight since writing on Hubpages?

      3 years ago

      I can only speak for myself but I think I've got a case of the Hubpages Spread! What's that you say? The Hubpages spread is the 10 lbs you put on after spending super long hours writing and posting hubs- plus editing old ones. I've developed the baaaaaad habit of scarfing down food while at my work...

    • How are you using Hubpages for SEO?
      17

      How are you using Hubpages for SEO?

      2 years ago

      Hi everyone,I'd love to hear how you are using HP for your SEO efforts. Any tips or suggestions? I run a celebrity gossip site and use links from my hubs to feed traffic. I also have so e customized ads that I created from Bannersnack that are linked to a few of my hubs here. Thanks!

    • Social media counter
      9

      Social media counter

      3 years ago

      Hi, all,I've been writing here for some time and can remember a time when there was a sliding social media gadget that offered a "count" of FB likes, Pinterest posts and all that on the hubs. I noticed the gadget is still there but no longer offers a count. Just wondering what the...

    • What are your top 3 sources of traffic?
      57

      What are your top 3 sources of traffic?

      3 years ago

      Hi, all!I thought I would ask a fun but useful question. What are your top 3 sources of traffic. What, if anything, do you do to drive traffic through these sources?For me, it's Google Plus, Pinterest and some social media communities.Thanks!

    • Reindex hub question
      3

      Reindex hub question

      3 years ago

      Reindex hub questionIf you have an old hub and you go in and make some changes, will Google reindex it so that it can come up higher in the SERPS?

    • Were you born a writer?
      52

      Were you born a writer?

      3 years ago

      I am curious - how many of you think you were born to write? Have always enjoyed writing, ever since you can remember? Do you have to force boundaries on yourself in order that you take breaks from writing?My own thought is that some people are born with a writing "chip". Are we freaks?

    • Question about getting paid
      15

      Question about getting paid

      4 years ago

      Hi, all,This may be s stupid question but will ask. I made a decent amount of money in December of 2013 from my hubs and have yet to be paid. My Paypal account is connected to my Hubpages account and it shows "connected" in the status.Do I have to do anything else to get paid? Should I...

    • Recipe hubs for non-recipe hubs?
      5

      Recipe hubs for non-recipe hubs?

      4 years ago

      Hi, all,So I created a "How To" hub for finding jobs in a certain sector and used a recipe capsule as part of my build out because I like the sequence of how it lays out on the actual hub. Can we use recipe capsules for not cook/baking hubs? The hub is currently under review but I do have...

    • Recipe Capsule for Non-Recipe Post?
      4

      Recipe Capsule for Non-Recipe Post?

      4 years ago

      So I created a "How To" hub for finding jobs in a certain sector and used a recipe capsule as part of my build out because I like the sequence of how it lays out on the actual hub. Can we use recipe capsules for not cook/baking hubs? The hub is currently under review but I do have that...

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