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The best way to learn about the site is to take some time to look around and become familiar with the Learning Center. enjoy. Welcome.
You have got some good photographs, both here and on your website.
A few suggestions -
>> You would like to tag your images properly - that will make them easier to find through image search.
>> Rather than loading dozens of pics in a single hub, use only a few - and centered around a theme. For example, a hub on "Buffalo Herds in Yellowstone", with selected pics.
>> Use low resolution images and watermark them - though HubPages has a policy of not allowing watermarked images - I am not sure whether self owned image are exempted. You can mail them and ask for a clarification.
>> You can also add a few tips - for example, that image of the waterfall - you can write about what time of the day it was, the ambient light conditions, what camera settings you used - shutter speed etc.
>> Don't put so many links to your website in a single hub, just one or two. And don't do it on every hub.
>> On your website, just above the Adsense block - please remove the heading "Check out this offer" - it will jeopardize your Adsense account.
by Savio Koman5 years ago
I see few people who had answered my questions or my followers, having been banned. Why?What are the infractions that lead to being banned by hubpages?
by youssefdoukkali5 years ago
Are we allowed to republish our articles elsewhere and keep the original hubs here in the mean time?
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by Paul Swendson7 years ago
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by sampurna shrestha5 years ago
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by Loraine Brummer3 years ago
When I first came here from Squidoo I was so wishing there was a “someone” I could communicate with who would answer my questions, or tell me where I could get the information I needed. I did use the...
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