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Get traffic to Hubpages using these 5 helpful tips.

Updated on July 12, 2012

1. Good Content

It's very important to try to write an article as professionally as possible. Correct use of letter capitalization, punctuation and spelling. This is important to a reader, not because they are going to notice that everything is written correctly, but more that they WON'T notice all of the mistakes.

If a reader comes across an article that is poorly written, they likely will not stay on the page long.

2. Links

Links are important whether or not a link is to one of your own hubs, or to another persons hub. When you share another persons hub, believe it or not, you will see an increase in your own traffic.

3. Referral Trackers

Referral trackers are a great tool to increase your site traffic. If you use them to link to another persons site, you also get credit for the link to that site. Not only that, but if someone signs up for Hubpages from your referral, you get a percentage of that persons hub for the life of it!

4. Tags or keywords

When creating your hub, be sure to choose some very relative tags. Do not use just 2 or 3 tags. use at least 10 or so words that best relate to your article. When search engines "crawl" the site, they will pick up on those meta-tags first.

5. Dedication

Stay on top of your hubs and articles. I have updated mine many times to improve them for better reading, added links, photos, etc.. Continue to write quality articles and your traffic will no doubt increase!


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    dontaytte 5 years ago from Palos Hills

    good post. I try to make sure that I have links from my blogs to my hubs

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    blaiddgoch 5 years ago from Wales

    Very useful hub thanks for sharing!

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    Pamela-anne 5 years ago from Miller Lake

    Thanks for your great advice on trying to improve traffic to my hubs I need all the help I can get thanks again for sharing!

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    tipstoretireearly 5 years ago from New York

    Very helpful. Your dedication tip is excellent since updating hubs over time improves their quality.

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    ABINASH DASH 5 years ago from odissa,bhubaneswar

    ,THis is useful content, but read to get some extra idea for traffic,read my hub TIPS TO IMPROVE TRAFFIC OTHER THAN SEO

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    T4an 5 years ago from Toronto, Ontario

    Good advice, I never thought of adding links from other hubs to mine. Voted up.

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    [ Danson Wachira ] 5 years ago from Nairobi, Kenya

    I have seen links working now i will check more on keywords. Thanks for sharing this information. Voted up, useful and shared.

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    Vrijdag Pages 5 years ago

    Thank you rob. I read somewhere HubPages tags do not count towards Google SEO. If anyone can clear this or ask it in HP it would be good. Thank you for your answer too.

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    Rob Hampton 5 years ago from Tampa Bay, Florida

    @VrijdagPages - I'm not completely sure on the significance of the tags. I'm guessing they are there for a reason. I definatly use them though. If the search engine crawls every word of your HP article, I suppose you wouldn't need tags. I'm just not 100% sure.

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    Vrijdag Pages 5 years ago

    Very good, but does HP tags matter to Google SEO?

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    Rob Hampton 5 years ago from Tampa Bay, Florida

    Yes, you are definatly correct about the social sharing.

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    Stacy Harris 5 years ago from Hemet, Ca

    Great hub and great tips. I believe in good community. I try to leave insightful comments on all the hubs that I stop by and I also try to make it a habit to add links to those hubs that I really enjoy. To top it off, I share everything I find a good read with useful information. Great job!

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    Christy Birmingham 5 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

    I agree about updating hubs and about sharing too. This is a useful guide for new hubbers.

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    L M Reid 5 years ago from Ireland

    Very sound advice in this article for increasing traffic. I agree with all your suggestions above but would add social sharing on Twitter, Facebook , Google+ etc. of your own hubs as well as other hubbers too.

    Shared on Twitter and voted up

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    Nancy Yager 5 years ago from Hamburg, New York

    I read the Forum on how to produce a 100 score hub, and they suggested finding 10 tags with each hub. Since then my organic traffic from Google has been steadily increasing. Voted Up and Shared.