It is something which allow easy searchability for your hub. But it can also be used for photos, any other articles, etc...
It also provides the viewer with a brief overview of what your hub is about.
It is advisable to put as many tags as you can that relate to the topic, without using nonsense words like and, the, I, etc...
Think of it like a Keyword.
An example here would be using google. You type the word "Tag" into google, basically what happens, is google then searches for all relevant websites with the term "Tag" in it, and displays them in what it thinks is the most accurate to least accurate for you search.
Hubpages works under the same method, and Tags help create the "keywords" for searches
by Gary Anderson5 years ago
I don't know if it is just a coincidence, but Googster is boycotting many of my articles that substitute banksters for bankers. Screwgle.
by Majida Liaqat4 years ago
I joined hubpages one month ago and started writing hubs on weekends because I am very busy on working days. I have published 12-13 hubs right now and they are featured (12 of them while the 13th is still under review)....
by Nathan Bernardo4 years ago
On Google Keyword Tool (only keyword tool I've ever used): I understand that competition for that word you're looking for should be low, so that you aren't vying for the top search results with that word; but I don't...
by Megan Sisko5 years ago
I'm having an issue deciding what keywords to go after. Most of the lower competition words I'm not as interested in and it takes me longer to write since I'm not enjoying. But, most of the things I'm very interested in...
by WhatTheHub5 years ago
I was deciding on revamping my Oil Shale hub. When looking through the Google Keywords Tool, I had found that A LOT of the keywords I would LIKE to use are mostly Medium to High Completion.Usual because the...
by Sondra Rochelle4 years ago
I have two articles that are ranking high on searches but have horribly low views. How can this happen?
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