When pinning a hub do you shorten or change the title so it is easier to search

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  1. Glimmer Twin Fan profile image98
    Glimmer Twin Fanposted 5 years ago

    When pinning a hub do you shorten or change the title so it is easier to search on pinterest?

    I notice that many pins in pinterest have short titles like "cucumbers" instead of "Easy Cucumber Salad Recipe" or something else like that.  I also find that when I want to search for things I type in "peanut butter cookies" instead of "crunchy and delicious peanut butter cookie bites".  Would you ever change your own hub title or someone else's when pinning?

  2. wheelinallover profile image79
    wheelinalloverposted 5 years ago

    I never shorten links, only make them longer for pinterest. It appears to work because I am able to track visits to the work of others using this system. People are finding what I share. Without a tracker I wouldn't know.

    I wonder how many hubbers are aware exactly what their link tracker can do for them. If I share for someone I want to know the results. I can't access their back office to see, so the only way I know is by adding my hub pages tracker.

    If you want to know which system works best add your own tracker. Try both ways, then you will know what works best. The tracker can be added from the bottom of each hub. You hit the button which says "link to this hub."

    1. Glimmer Twin Fan profile image98
      Glimmer Twin Fanposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Ahhh.. Thanks for this info.  I never thought about doing that.  Interesting.

    2. teaches12345 profile image94
      teaches12345posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Sounds like a good way to track this information.  I know that the average title should be around eight words total, but some seem to get google searches with shorter or longer titels.

 
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