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How to Increase Traffic to Your Hub, Blog or Website with Bookmarks

Updated on February 4, 2013

The most important thing you need for your hub is a great title. You title will be picked up in search engines, and also your title needs to be appealing to people in order for them to click on it and read the article. The best titles have about 5 key words in them. If you title is shorter each word in that title carries greater weight, so don’t make your title too long...

Your article needs to be good quality, it doesn’t have to be literature, but well written, with correct grammar and punctuation, interesting and informative to read.

When you first load your hub, don’t put punctuation in the title as some punctuation can mess up the search engines. Write your title without the punctuation, publish your work, and then go back and add the punctuation in edit mode.

You also need good tags matched to your article. They need to be relevant to what you have written and with words that Google picks up in searches. The maximum number of tags you can have on a hub is 50, although some people say that it is better to have less because they carry more weight. HubPages will suggest tags for you, or you can choose your own. Other sites have a maximum of 5 words or phrases for tags.

Introducing Xomba

Xomba is a site similar to HubPages where you can post articles, but you can also add bookmarks to Xomba. A bookmark gives the URL of something on the Internet with a description of at least 50 words. Most people link to their own writing, but you can link to any URL you like as long as you write a matching description. This is the link to Xomba’s webpage and here is a video showing me uploading a bookmark to Xomba.

Introducing Best-Reviewer

Best-Reviewer is a site where you can add multiple bookmarks at once. If you have a number of hubs all on the same topic, you can make a top on best reviewer and write them as a list. Don't forget to put in your referral code.

Uploading a Bookmark on InfoPirate

Don’t spend too much of your time doing bookmarks when you could be spending your time writing more articles, you need a balance between writing your articles and advertising them.


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    • call.mishra profile image

      call.mishra 6 years ago from Kathmandu, nepal

      very informatic hub

    • gr82bme profile image

      gr82bme 7 years ago from USA

      Great info. will bookmark. maybe you can help me. Could you have a look at my hubs and tell me what you think

      Thanks, Tina

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      Sarah 7 years ago from Washington

      Thank you for the information. It is wonderful!

    • daisyjae profile image

      daisyjae 7 years ago from Canada

      I'm on Xomba but I have never heard of infopirate. Thanks for this info.

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      L M Reid 7 years ago from Ireland

      Yes very true. It is a balance of writing and advertising. I am not getting as much traffic to my hubs as I want. I am doing all I can with backlinks and good keywords etc. I suppose I have to be patient lol. Good information here thks