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More On How To Get More Hubpages Traffic and Maximizing Ways To Make Money On Hubpages!

Updated on April 21, 2012

Welcome to part 3 of my series on how to get more Hubpages traffic and maximize your potential to make money on Hubpages. If you haven't read parts 1 and 2, you should visit the links below to read them before continuing with the information here.

Trust me, you'll need to know the information beforehand. Everything is a process, and skipping any step may greatly hinder you.

Read Part 1 of how to get more Hubpages traffic and learn how to do keyword research!

Read Part 2 about how to promote your hubs and get more Hubpages traffic!

In part 2, I discussed how to get back links to your hub from external or outside sources, as well as how it helps to get you better search engine rankings for the keyword or phrases your targeting. Part 1 talks about the importance of doing good keyword research to target.

Those two elements are important, but it's also important to get internal links to your hubs within the Hubpages platform as well. This also helps with your search engine rankings as well.

I'm going to show you some very simple ways to do this that will help you get more traffic to your Hubpages and maximize your earning potential. The great thing is that Hubpages makes it easy for you to do these things.

USE LINK CAPSULES

The thing about Hubpages is that it's a site with a high Page Rank. Basically, this means that Google and other search engines love to crawl Hubpages. These search engines actually place priority to crawl sites like Hubpages whenever the site updates content.

This is a huge advantage, and linking your hubs together can actually help you rank higher in the search engines. Be sure to link your related hubs together. Don't link hubs about cats with hubs about the solar system.

The easiest way to do this is to use Hubpages "links capsule." Much like back links from high PR sites is important, internal linking is just as important.

Google and search engine spiders want to be brought from content to content that's related. Your readers do as well. Because of this fact, it's not wise to be all over the map when it comes to writing topics and your niches.

Choose 5 at the most, but have a main one you write about most. The reason for this is because search engines do spider your hubs, as well as your profile. If you have a lot of unrelated hubs, search engines will place less authority on you in terms of ranking.

Do NOT over do this! Actually do NOT over do anything.

PARTICIPATE IN THE HUBPAGES COMMUNITY

Some people tend to forget this, but Hubpages is a COMMUNITY! Don't be one of those hubbers that only comments on their own hubs. Participate and engage with other hubbers and their hubs.

Hubpages makes it really easy to be part of the Hubpages community, and you'd be a plain fool to not participate. Actually, participating helps you to get more visits to your hubs! Did you know that?

Here are some ways you can do this:

1. Comment On Other Hubs

Read and comment on other hubs that share your related niche or just interest you. Leave an engaging comment about the topic. Don't just say generic crap like "Nice hub!"

Leaving comments is great because it exposes you more to the Hubpages community. Your profile is always viewable next to your comment, and who knows if your comment sparked enough interest for another reader to click on your profile and see what you're writing about.

Personally, I enjoy commenting on hubs and interacting with those who share my interests.

2. Always Reply To Comments On Your Hubs

Reply to comments made on your hubs. That's just common sense. Writing hubs that garner discussions is truly a wonderful gift, so always reply to the comments made by your readers.

3. Follow Other Hubbers

Find other writers on Hubpages that share your niche or interest and follow them. Most of the time, they'll follow you back. If someone follows you have the common courtesy to follow them back.

4. Share Other Writer's Hubs

I've heard that this helps to drive traffic to your hubs, but you know what? I really don't care whether it does or not. I often share hubs that I really like and think my followers will enjoy also. Why not?

I don't understand the mentality of some on here, who think that others should read, comment, or share their hubs when they're not willing to do the same. Once again, folks, this is a community...not a competition.

SIGN UP FOR THE HUBPAGES AD PROGRAM AND EBAY PROGRAM

From what I've seen, Hubpages has a great ad sharing earnings programs, and I've tried all sorts of them. I've been marketing online for quite some time.

Not only does Hubpages make it easier to get traffic with some of their tools, they also really help you to earn and make money on Hubpages.

In order to sign up for their ad sharing programing, you'll need a Google Adsense account and publisher ID. If you don't have one, just click the link and sign up for a Google Adsense account. It takes only a few seconds.

Apply for their ebay program also and start adding "ebay capsules" to your hubs. Make sure the ebay products you're putting on your hubs are relevant to it's content!

Put Hubpages As A URL CHANNEL In Your Adsense Account!

Many hubbers don't know this, and I didn't either when I first started. However, you can earn Adsense clicks directly from your hubs outside of the Hubpages earning program!

Yes, you could be losing money if you don't know this already. I'm going to show you how to do this step by step.

LOG INTO YOUR ADSENSE ACCOUNT!

You will now get page view earnings and clicks from all your hubs to your Adsense account as well as still get paid for the Hubpages ad sharing program also. This does not mess with the Hubpages ad sharing program, nor do you have to disable it.

With this trick you get paid for both, and it does not violate any terms for both parties. It does not interfere with each other. It's just an extra way to maximize your hard work and great hubs to make money on Hubpages! Pretty cool, huh?

Well I truly hope this helps out some hubbers. I know we all want to get more Hubpages traffic and make money on Hubpages, but truly use some of the advice on here. Write about what you love, do smart keyword research, promote your hubs outside of Hubpages, and be active in the community.

It's not a competition. It's a community of some really great writers and information. Thanks for reading this and be sure to share if you think others will benefit from this as well.

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      rabbit75 4 years ago

      Thanks for the question Geekdom. If you're trying to rank for a certain keyword anchor, the method you just described works just fine if not overdone. That was the past, however.

      As for the link capsule, it should still give whatever page, article, etc some juice as well.

      However, with the Google update, I have found that it is very easy to land in the Google Sandbox if you use the method you're using, especially if you're using the same keyword anchors over and over. I have had this experience with text capsules, but never been penalized for just using link capsules.

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      Geekdom 4 years ago

      Question

      I link relevant articles but I usually use the Text Capsule and just use the linking button inside. Does this have the same effect as the Link Capsule?

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      rabbit75 5 years ago

      I'm very glad this hub was helpful to you. Thanks for stopping by and commenting ebonny! Always appreciated!

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      Ebonny 5 years ago from UK

      Loved the graphic foolproof directions on increasing adsense earnings. I will definately be doing this.

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      rabbit75 5 years ago

      Thank you kellyteam. Glad you liked these tid bits and hopefully they can help you get more hubpages traffic.

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      Willette 5 years ago from Michigan

      Great series. Thanks for all the usable info.

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      rabbit75 5 years ago

      Thank you chrisinhawaii. I'm glad you enjoyed it, and I truly hope these tips help out. Yeah, I'm glad you got the adsense part and how you DON'T have to turn off the hubpages ad program. You can earn from both at the same time.

      I truly hope others get some helpful ideas out of this little series. I doubt I'll do another one...I'd much rather write about comics and rock n' roll. but who knows...you know?

      Thanks again for reading, commenting, and following.

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      chrisinhawaii 5 years ago

      What a great series, rabbit! I just read all 3 of them. Never knew about the url channels on Adsense...well, actually I read something about it before, I think, but being new to the whole Adsense thing, it just flew over my head. Thanks for the screenshots! If not for them, I think it would have flown over my head and been ignored all over again...

      You had me at "comics" and "rock n roll", but even without all those topics, I'd still probly follow you just from reading this series.

      Thanks for going against your anti-writing-hubs-about-making-$-with-hubs instincts and doing that series anyways. I got some useful ideas out of it, and I'm sure many others will, too.

      Aloha!