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Earning your keep
Working hard digitally will definitively pay off in the long term, and if you don't ever take your eyes off of the prize. You need to adhere to some very stringent rules and regulations first before you are to think of making such an effort become truly effective though.
The purpose of this article is not to spell out some tricky magic formula of sorts that you might think could make it all happen on call when you choose it to occur, nope this isn't that sort of article. Actually this article is the proof that perseverance, true dedication, attention to detail, acceptance of constructive criticism from others, and the willingness to go as hard as ever to achieve your online success is all the means to making it today.
There's load more technical things to take notice of as well, which are the elements that make a web page have its attractive qualities to it all, but most of all its your motivation in the end that will also help you to locate all the relevant and useful information that can save time, rather than wasting a great deal of your efforts doing things that don't work at all anymore on the web and mainly because Google has changed everything.
This video helped folks recover from Google Penguin's update
Important things to consider prior to publishing any content
- Learn what it takes to create an attractive webpage, articles will need to have imagery that is relevant to the subject matter, and annotation where applicable (legal use of images).
- Social elements are in place here on Hubpages and elsewhere so be advised that everything we do is being monitored by everyone, and anyone, as well as bot programs.
- Our articles go through a rigorous inspection process today in order for them to be given a seal of approval, so learn about creating useful articles that can become a sort of Internet resource, and especially a hubpages resource.
- If you utilize any content from a third party website other than from yourself, do make sure to provide the required link attribution with annotation back to such a web location from which you used it from, such as in Wikipedia. (HP linking rules and policies are towards the end of the link capsule article)
- Study up on all the areas you can from the Hubpages learning center.
Google Panda's information exposed, and very helpful video
How CloudExplorer made it to top 25 on hubpages
I would be lying if I told you that I have no idea how I made it to the Top 100 list, and to become part of the actual top 25 hubbers with over 136,000+ published hub authors here and statistically. It would be totally absurd actually, what I will tell you is that I have written close to 100 hubs for the hubpages community 97 to be exact out of 330 hub articles published.
I done so purely from the origination of all of my travels and experiences of being highly active here for the full course of a year and 4 months time. Also from communicating a great deal with fellow writers, learning much from as many veteran hubbers as I could locate, and from the HP learning center as well as HP Staff members/hubpages Elite (now called the Team welcome wagon) hub articles.
There are many ways to fight the low web traffic issues today, but if you don't have much time to do it in a day, well it will be very difficult indeed. A single article can help recover your low stats, but this article needs to be a powerhouse of evergreen awesomeness, also known as a "Stellar Hub". If you haven't yet checked onto the Hubpages Learning Center lately, I think it would be a great idea to do so.
Tips from the wise:
There's many articles on such an HP location that will definitely help your hubs stand out, if you in fact choose to implement and follow the guidelines there as best you see fit. Another highly useful one is on how to "Augment Self Optimization".
Mastering the techniques in those two articles has helped me a great deal recently with fighting the low web traffic drops, and its sky rocketed me to the top 100 position here on hubpages for the month of November based on fellow hubber Alocsin's article entitled "Top 100 Hubbers by Traffic Percentage for November 2012: Are you on the List?" His statistical report from Alexa on November 7, 2012 of hubpages authors.
Another interesting article by Mark Knowles captures the true reason for most of these issues hubbers are experiencing today and its titled "What Happened to My Hubpages Traffic?" Its actually a video hub that is highly informative, with charts and all, and I highly recommend everyone to check out his take on the whole issue for us hub writers.
Powerful 2 hour presentation on Google Panda recovery issues
The web is vast, the social web is making things even harder besides Google's updates
Achieving top 25 on Hubpages was intense, but worth it in terms of web traffic statistics
Its hard to believe that I actually hit number 25 on the entire network of hubpages for the month of November. I have no plans on letting up the brakes on publishing high quality hubs, as well as consistently editing all the older hubs or low quality ones I already have published. Its full steam ahead, if anyone wants join me you can. Feel free to keep on pumping out these super intense hubs packed with useful relevant info people truly need today. Its becoming the only way for me to survive today, and by self optimizing each article up to its finest quality possible.
To start as a no name hubber last year, and to become statistically positioned at the top of any network online, let alone a super intense prestigious writers network online isn't any easy feat to have accomplished neither. I worked my digital tail off learnng to establish my written works here, and I been going at it non-stop from day one sharing, supporting others on and off of hubpages fairly both nightly and daily.
So I highly recommend if folks are really serious about writing today, and online. You need to get with the program, I mean the new compliance with that cool hub hopper is a great start, plus if you going to follow people try to do it in an honest way, share with your fellow writers, read their articles if you have time, comment to them whenever possible, and most of all edit your old articles that got idled, it is imperative to see better results.
Editing your hub articles is the single most important factor
A 1 year overview, notice the trend begin to take a huge decline, this is where I had to begin working smarter and edit like crazy
The 5,000+ views mark towards the end is the current indication of the upwards growth my articles are beginning to see, after countless efforts to edit errors
Surviving the Pandemic books
So how did I really make it to top 25 in terms of web traffic
What really happened is I only saw a 4,000+ views per month traffic drop, and maintained my views with intense hubtivity, 2 hubs per day consistent publishing and it keep me at 10,000 views per month give or take ever since Google updated their search engine. My views had peaked at 14,000+ views though before the Panda updates, and I was hurt by the drops, but remained determined to fight it by going back to editing all my low performing hubs, and the idle hubs indication that hubpages had once provided us helped me to locate them all.
Once I began editing each hub, I saw massive increases since they were really in need of editing, this was how I coasted up and up and maintained my views since then, and remain vigilant at fighting the low traffic drops by working as smarter as I could, and going harder then ever.
Editing your articles works wonders when you do it right. I edit everything, titles first, images second, video content third, grammatical errors (A huge problem of mine I intend to fix permanently), spelling (Minor one), irrelevant links, content positioning, capsule placement, and so much more.
Anywhere from content repositioning you name it, was the frenzy I had to go through, but I took a much wiser approach to it all by editing only 5 hub articles per day. The amazing thing to me that had occurred is, after each time I hit the publish button, and shortly after all the re-work had been completed.
My hub traffic instantly began to pick back up like I was sitting on a piston cylinder with gaseous pressures awaiting to be unleashed. I wish I would of known long ago, but at least now things are working much better in terms of normal traffic increases. Plus I had learned a valiant lesson in the process about what high quality means, over that of writing for shear quantity in numbers of hubs or volume of words per hub article.
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Earning from hub hopping poll
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Hubpages is much more automated today
When you have time you need to study up much of what that cool new hub hopper has for us all, definitely go check it out if you haven't yet tried it. Look at all that it details, because now us humans are in charge of the scanning and rating all of our hub articles on Amazon's Mechanical Turk (A cool way to earn from hub hopping today), and its where the new hub hopper has been located as well and besides on the hubpages network.
All of our latest and most recent hubs get rated on a much more intensive scale there, and it pays to score on all levels with them, and definitely before it hits them search engines if it is lucky enough to pass human scrutiny.
This will definitely help you to at least see all of the areas of acceptance, and that of the disapproval scoring zones, and if your writing is not scoring high enough of a rating, well it will instantaneously be a deterrent for you to get lift off digitally, and even if you gain a social following with them. Socially some articles will get lucky and are able to keep your stats afloat, but do not depend on the social elements alone for such things.
Hard work digitally equates to working smarter digitally
To truly earn your keep takes hard work digitally
You must work on your wording, and how you position content, how you make your articles have relevance on all levels imaginable. Are they useful, do they provide a resource that others online may be able to utilize to locate things or information that they are indeed searching for. Do your articles have attractiveness visually, are they going to keep your viewers coming back for more and more.
This is what you need to think about before, and after you decide to put anything into writing, come up with an evasive plan of action before making any decisions such as what topics and subjects you think will be the most relevant at that given time of year. Will people feel that your article is a show stopper, something so uniquely written that they have no choice but to share it for you. So if you produce such high quality literature, and SEO savvy content as well, well you will literally and digitally blow them away over time.
Graph of the hub traffic battle, notice the arrows, I faught hard
Outside methods of fighting web traffic drops
I merged my writing on hubpages with that of my Youtube video channel during the mid summer time in 2012 and things are looking much better, plus I write with a fury unlike no other, and so I fight all the traffic drop literally with every word I place into action as well as content research I partake in locating, and annotating onto each article for greater visibility and real world relevance.
I also decided to do so because of the fact that I sensed we were going to get hit by something huge, and it was a wise decision to do so for sure, because Google and Hubpages hit us all with updates that was compared to the stock market crash of 2008, as well as when the web and HP got hit with the first Google Panda update back in February 2011.
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