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Best Ways To Share Your Hubs For Maximum Effect.

Updated on February 24, 2013

Sharing your hubs.

Sharing your hubs is a sure fire way of gaining page views for your articles. Overlooked by many and a big mistake, is not sharing the hubs you read with your followers. It seems that if you do this often there is a knock on effect which you can take advantage of. Here you will find my best ways to share your hubs, but there is a catch. If you read this all the way through you must promise me that you will act on the information and start by sharing this article with your followers. Do we have a deal ? Good, that's a great decision. You must also continue to act on the information everyday.

You read an article which you are impressed with. You owe it to your friends and followers to share it within your Hub Pages community. The knock on effect I refer to is the fact that you do a favour for the writer of the article by sharing it. They get more traffic as a result. Your friends and followers benefit by getting the chance to read a great article. In turn you will get benefit as the favour will most likely be returned and your articles will get shared. This, then will give you more traffic and page views.

I am writing this article as a direct result of reading one by am new hub friend of mine. Check his article on the subject as he provides great statistics to back up the theory about why we must share the hubs of our hub friends and followers.

The person I refer to is

Read his take on the subject and you may just see what I mean. Another boost in my hub traffic is the title and I urge you to read and act today.

You scratch my back.

You may have heard me mention this before. Hub Pages is very much a 'you scratch my back and I'll scratch your back' kind of site. If you help others, they will help you. The best traffic you can get is search engine traffic, but your peers within Hub Pages can help do the job for you. What I am saying is 'don't turn your back on your followers' in pursuit of all search engine traffic. I must admit that I did for a while, I now realise it was wrong to do this and has slowed the growth of my traffic internally.

Let me SHARE my ideas.

I'd like to share with you a few ideas on how and indeed, where to share your articles so you can reap the benefits of the all important lifeblood your articles need. That lifeblood is traffic. A great article is only great when it is receiving page views or hits as they are sometimes called. You write in the hope that people will read and enjoy what you have written. Often we pour our heart and souls into our art, so it is reasonable to want people to get benefit from our work.

  • Read and share to Facebook
  • SHARE to Twitter
  • Pin on Pinterest.
  • SHARE to Google +
  • LinkedIn is a good place to SHARE

Apart from sharing to all the platforms above SHARE with your own followers right here on HubPages. You owe it to your followers and yourself to help as many people who are doing the same as you. It is high time that we all realised this and started to act. Especially true for new recruits to Hub Pages,

So come on and get sharing like crazy starting today.

Treat it as an experiment.

If you are like me you will treat the exercise as an experiment to prove or disprove that it will work for all of us. I am going to track figures and document the findings at a later time.

It was and still is my intention to do this with an earlier article on the subject of Pinterest. You see I had read that it is beneficial to Pin articles and share them around the site and encourage friends and followers to re pin them as it is likely to improve your ranking for the articles, not only of your own but of your followers. The only problem is many people read the articles then never act. The bottom line is the truth is never discovered.

The article I refer to is Because You're Worth It.

It would be great if as well as SHARING this article that you could re pin both articles by going to my Pinterest site and repinning from the first Board on the site called You're Worth It.

Give it a go and I will let you know the results when I have some data which will back this up.

Here is the board I refer to

My feeling is that if you don't ask you don't get in this life. If you do this for me then please ask and I will return the favour if you would like to mount an experiment of your own. I will be only too pleased to help.

At this stage I think it is worth mentioning that I have set up a Google+ community around the subject of Pinterest. If you would like to join me then visit and join Pinterest Pinners Worldwide.

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The copyright of the work of poshcoffeeco is protected. Please do not publish any work of Steve Mitchell without first receiving his personal permission. Any attempt to illegally copy his work will be subject to the laws of the land of Great Britain at the time of publishing.

© poshcoffeeco

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    Steve Mitchell 4 years ago from Cambridgeshire

    Sarra Garrett, are you stalking just kidding. Wow thanks for the share and your votes are really appreciated.

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    Sarra Garrett 4 years ago

    Voted up, useful and shared. Great advice thank you.

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    Steve Mitchell 4 years ago from Cambridgeshire

    It's a done deal Sue. If I do a hub I want to see some colourful boxes on your hubs or there will be trouble.........only kidding. Hope fully will put it out over the weekend so watch out.

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    Susan Bailey 4 years ago from South Yorkshire, UK

    Ooo that'd be great. I'll look forward to that. All my articles seem to look the same.

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    Steve Mitchell 4 years ago from Cambridgeshire

    Sue, the boxes are simply done using the paint programme within windows. I might do an article so you can do your own.

    Thanks for sharing and voting again. I really do appreciate it.

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    Susan Bailey 4 years ago from South Yorkshire, UK

    Great hub again. The bright yellow boxes are blinding (in more ways than one!) How do you do that? Shared and voted up

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    Steve Mitchell 4 years ago from Cambridgeshire

    Cathie bridges, thank you so much for reading this and adding your comment. It is always a special feeling when a fellow article writer enjoys your work. Have a great day.

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    Hamza Arshad 4 years ago from Pakistan

    i appreciate your feelings and care for others.Great ideas

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    Steve Mitchell 4 years ago from Cambridgeshire

    The Reminder thanks for reading and sharing. Make sure you post every article on Pinterest, it works. Have a great weekend.

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    Steve Mitchell 4 years ago from Cambridgeshire

    Careermommy, if you share hubs you like of your followers you will reap the benefit. Thanks for commenting. Good luck and let me know how you get on.

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    Steve Mitchell 4 years ago from Cambridgeshire

    Que Scout. Not sure if you are having a go at me matey. If you are you are in no position with 4 hubs written and only 5 followers. I am willing to give you the benefit of the doubt on this one occasion by leaving this idiotic comment for all to see. Come back with any more derogatory comments and I will flag you on inappropriate behaviour. Don't make threats to unfollow, just get on with it. Thanks for taking the time to comment and give your version of what sharing means to you. I hope you see the error of your ways real soon.

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    The Reminder 4 years ago from Canada

    Great hub. Never really thought about Pinterest for hub views and sharing my hubs and others. Oh and I almost forgot to share your hub!

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    Stephen Hodgkinson 4 years ago from Sydney Australia

    Sharing lends it self to just being junk mail. Be warned if my followers send me trash I will unfollow.

    If hub content is light ( and 95% of them are indeed trash) then it should not be pushed by sharing.

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    Tirralan Watkins 4 years ago from Los Angeles, CA

    This hub is packed with great information, that is why I'm going to re-read it again and take your advice to heart, poshcoffeeco. Thank you for sharing this.

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    Steve Mitchell 4 years ago from Cambridgeshire

    Arusho, thanks I am glad you like it.

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    arusho 4 years ago from University Place, Wa.

    I agree!

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    Steve Mitchell 4 years ago from Cambridgeshire

    Mary615, thanks so much for voting and sharing. You rock.

    Rusticliving, It is nice to hear you have learned something. Thanks for your support.

    ShampaS, thank you, I appreciate your help.

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    Shampa Sadhya 4 years ago from NEW DELHI, INDIA

    Voted up and useful!

    I usually follow the rule mentioned by you but I find no change in my traffic but still I continue with the suggested idea. Doing the same with this article. Sharing and pinning!

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    Elizabeth Rayen 4 years ago from California

    I 100% agree with you Steve. I have seen proof of my hub scores and income go down when I don't share my hubs or hubs of other writers. Networking is so very important and it makes so much sense to share..The only thing I wasn't aware of is that you could share and post in linkedin. Don't know why I never considered that. So you see, just by reading your hub that YOU posted, I learned something new... now it's time for me to share your hub. Up+ UAI and "Shared"---Lisa

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    Mary Hyatt 4 years ago from Florida

    Very useful article. Whenever I read a Hub that I think is interesting aned worthwhile, I will also share with followers. If I think it is outstanding, I will Tweet the article and Pin also.

    Voted this UP and will share.

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    Steve Mitchell 4 years ago from Cambridgeshire

    Darja1981, hi again. Thanks for sharing this. I will be sure to return he favour. Hope to hear from you soon.

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    Darja1981 4 years ago

    You are so right, sharing our writing is very welcome and I believe in fact, more helpful are we, more help we will get from others. And that is correct. So I have shared this hub for others to see. And thanks for lovely comment on my hub.

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    Steve Mitchell 4 years ago from Cambridgeshire

    DIYmommy, thanks for commenting. Good luck with your Hub Page adventure. Will hop over to your pages shortly.

    Have a great Sunday.

    CyberShelley, thanks for sharing.

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    Shelley Watson 4 years ago

    Interesting and I believe good Karma. Will gladly share and look forward to reading about the outcome.

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    Julie 4 years ago

    This sounds like the law of reciprocity in effect. The more you help others, the more, generally, they tend to help you. I read once that this goes back a psychological phenomena where people inherently feel a sense of obligation to another person, even if they specifically ask for nothing in return. Thanks for the great hub! Fairly new to HubPages, I look forward to reading more of your writing. -- Julie

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    Steve Mitchell 4 years ago from Cambridgeshire

    Suzie HQ, thanks for your support on this article. Your help is appreciated.

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    Single Shot 4 years ago

    You're welcome Poshcoffeeco. :)

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    Suzanne Ridgeway 4 years ago from Dublin, Ireland

    Hi poshcoffeeco,

    Thanks for this interesting sharing hub which has valuable info. I do share hubs I enjoy and pin quite a few too. Sharing is caring and does help increase views without a doubt. Appreciate you posting this on the Google+ community so I will dutifully pass it on, pay it forward and share!

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    Steve Mitchell 4 years ago from Cambridgeshire

    Hurdlesgreetings, Single Shot, Budhaanalysis, SGBrown, Paul Kuehn, Livingsta, writinglover,Vocalcoach and lethag. Thanks so much for your comments and votes. Those of you who mention FB etc, in my opinion we can't do without it in our line of work. In answer to your question Buddhaanalysis, I do use e-bay capsules but not on every article.

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    hurdlesgreetings 4 years ago

    poshcoffeeco - thank you so much for this article. I am really needing some help boosting my page views, and this is definitely where I am going to start. I am still learning!

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    Single Shot 4 years ago

    I find that sharing other peoples hubs not only helps them, but can help me as well. Hopefully i will see results of sharing other peoples hubs on social pages like Facebook if their hubs are not to personal or provocative...etc.

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    buddhaanalysis 4 years ago

    Why are you not using ebay capsule?

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    Sheila Brown 4 years ago from Southern Oklahoma

    I have found that sharing someone's hubs almost always brings me more traffic. People here are usually kind enough to share back. When someone here comments on one of my hubs, I always reciprocate. I like to find a hub of their's that has not seen much traffic of late and comment and share it to bring it "back to life". Google+ and Pintrest are great places to share. I have not been active on LinkIn yet. I need to get busy of there. I need a 48 hour day! Great hub! Let's all share some "hub love"! :)

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    Paul Richard Kuehn 4 years ago from Udorn City, Thailand


    You have great ideas about sharing and they all work from experience. What I need now to do is to get more adept at sharing using the social media like Facebok, Twitter, and GooglePlus. Voted up and sharing.

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    livingsta 4 years ago from United Kingdom

    This is true, we need to share what we read, otherwise it is not going to reach a wider audience. Voting and sharing!

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    Jennifer 4 years ago from Lost...In Video Games

    I've started to share a lot of hubs as of late. Did a lot of good. I'll share this one too! Voted up awesome and useful.

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    Audrey Hunt 4 years ago from Nashville Tn.

    Well, I'm sharing this hub and right away! So good of you to share your information with us.

    I'm all for it - mine as well as others. Thanks.

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    Letha G. 4 years ago from USA

    thanks sharing

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    Steve Mitchell 4 years ago from Cambridgeshire

    Thanks everybody for your wonderful comments. Thanks for sharing with your followers. Share articles as much as you can and people will share yours giving you lots of traffic in return.





    Bac2basics are you using Facebook? You can sign up using your FB or Twitter accounts so Pinterest use your log in info making sign up simple.

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    Anne 4 years ago from Spain

    Hi Poshcoffee. Thanks for the heads up, I will share you right now. Re pinterest I tried to sign up for that but didn´t understand how to do it, maybe you could make a hub out of this, for many of us the technical spiel put´s us off or we simply do not understand it.

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    Martin Kloess 4 years ago from San Francisco

    Thank you for going through the effort to bring us this.

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    Faythe F. 4 years ago from USA

    Sounds good to up and sharing...

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    torrilynn 4 years ago

    poshcoffeeco, thanks for the tips and techniques on how sharing your hubs attracts traffic. i've been trying to attract traffic myself it has been hard but im learning. thanks again. voted up and shared.

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    PurvisBobbi44 4 years ago from Florida


    I enjoyed your article and when I have time to visit HubPages to read my followers hubs I do all suggestions you give.

    I will also visit your links and check out what you are saying.

    Thanks have a great week.

    Bobbi Purvis

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    Lizam1 4 years ago from Victoria BC

    Oh silly me, now I understand. Thank you.

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    Steve Mitchell 4 years ago from Cambridgeshire

    Lizam1 as far as I see it, the Hub Pages share button is not to share your own articles as some do. It is for you to share other writers articles with your followers.

    Thanks for commenting.

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    Lizam1 4 years ago from Victoria BC

    Oh, I did click on that button today for a hub I just re-formatted. However it said that this action wasn't recommended.

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    Steve Mitchell 4 years ago from Cambridgeshire

    JCielo, at the right hand side of each hub you read below the FB and Pinterest buttons is a share with hubpage followers button. If you click this you will share it with your followers some who will read the article when they see it in their news feed, therefore gaining views and potential comments for you.

    Hey, thanks for reading and commenting, I appreciate it.

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    JCielo 4 years ago from England

    Appreciate you taking the time to publish this. I really didn't understand the hub share thing. I'm started doing it now though...

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    Steve Mitchell 4 years ago from Cambridgeshire

    Failuretosuccess that is so nice of you to say that, thank you. Take care.

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    Failuretosuccess 4 years ago from United States

    Nice article Steve... you always have great advice to share and we appreciate you doing it!

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    Steve Mitchell 4 years ago from Cambridgeshire

    shin_rocka04 thanks for being the first to comment. Please share with your followers and share your followers hubs. It is nice to see you.

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    shin_rocka04 4 years ago from Maryland

    This is a great article. I try to get at least a few hours a week, commenting, voting and sharing up. Quality content needs to be shared just like this article.