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Redgage - How to Get a Free Backlink To All Your Hubs

Updated on July 11, 2011

Haven’t heard of RedGage yet? Not to worry – it’s very new on the scene, but it’s got a lot of people talking already.

So what’s it all about?

RedGage is basically a site that enables you to share what you are doing online. If you have social media accounts, Hubpages, Squidoo lenses and even articles posted all over the place, you can link to them from RedGage and get them in front of an even bigger audience as a result. It’s a way of keeping everything together so people can find you.

Want to find me?  My username is julieannamos

Oh, and did I mention that you can earn money from all this as well?

How To Make Money at Redgage (allegedly)

Yes, everything you add to RedGage earns you money. It does this in two ways:

  • You get paid for page views of your content
  • You can also earn bonuses (although no one quite seems to know how these are worked out)

You get paid once you have accumulated $25 or more, and it comes to you via a RedGage Visa card. This is a debit card, so it will only be loaded with money you earn via the site. Once you’ve got it you can spend it how you like, and use the card just like any other debit card.

Sound too good to be true?

Darned right it does but at least it's a free backlink to your hubpage every time for nothing!  The links are definitely NOT no follow and show up in both google analytics, adsense AND hubpages traffic monitoring stats.

I for one am seeing traffic from there incoming to my hubs.

How to Get the Backlinks from Redgage - Sign up

You’ll see a sign up button in the top right of the screen when you arrive on the RedGage website, at www.redgage.com. Once you have joined – it just takes a few moments to do – you can log into your account and start submitting material.

You can add a variety of items on RedGage, including:

  • Videos
  • Links
  • Blogs
  • Photos
  • Documents

So let’s start by seeing how you can submit a Hubpage to your RedGage account, shall we?

Submitting your first Hubpage to Redgage

Okay so you will be submitting a LINK in this instance, so you need to look for the upload button to the right of any page you are on. You’ll see it next to the search box.

A box will then drop down and you’ll need to select ‘link’ from the options you have on the left.

You should see four boxes you need to fill in from this point. I'm going to use my "Hurricane Chris" hub as an example link to post.

The first one is the title. Just insert the title of your Hubpage for this one. Simple as that.

Next, add a description of your link. It only needs to be something short and simple.

The link box is for your actual link – URL – to your Hubpage to go into. And of course you should know a little bit about tags as you will have used them for your Hubpage originally. Put a few of the best ones into your RedGage link submission page – they will do the same job here too. I'll warn you though the tag system is frustrating beyond belief!

Once that is done, click the continue button.

Once you click the continue button and you will see a range of images that RedGage has found on your Hubpage.  Choose the most suitable one and click the upload button to successfully add your link to the site.  That’s all there is to it!

Wow! So what else can I do on RedGage?

Well it pays to upload as much as you can, so go into your dashboard and look for the link that invites you to import your content. This has had the odd hiccup from time to time – RedGage is still very new and hard at work identifying the bugs – so you might have to try more than once to do this.

But the idea is that you can import all the content from your blog (or your various social media accounts) all in one hit, without having to constantly update it. So once RedGage is set up and synched with your blog, for example, every time you write a blog post it will automatically be added to RedGage so you can start earning money from it!

Getting connected on RedGage

It is also easy to find people on RedGage. Use the search facility to enter keywords that will help you find the right people. For example, I typed in Hubpages and got plenty of results leading me to other hubs and hubbers on RedGage. It’s a great way to connect with other people!

Once you have explored the site and got to know your way around, you’ll soon be adding your items and making friends with all kinds of people. Not to mention making some extra cash along the way.

Does Redgage work?

Frankly I have no idea but it certainly gives you a free backlink from a site that, at the time of writing this hub, has PageRank 3. Which is probably worth having for the little effort it takes every time you publish a hub!

Am I getting traffic from it? Little as yet but then ALL backlinks take a while to pay off...

This hub brought to you...

by Julie-Ann Amos, professional writer, and owner of international writing agency www.ExquisiteWriting.com

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    • lin8t profile image

      lin8t 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Thanks for showing how to do this it will come in handy as I am new to all this. Voted up great hub!

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      daleamy 5 years ago from Spring Hill, TN

      Thanks for the detailed instructions! I have joined Redgage but wasn't sure how to really use it. This was very helpful.

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      Julie-Ann Amos 5 years ago from Gloucestershire, UK

      Hi rembranz I THINK it's ok - not had any problem myself...

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      Carolina 5 years ago from Switzerland

      Glad to come accross of this useful hub of yours. I will join Redgage today. Thanks for the tip.

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      Remy Francis 5 years ago from Creative Zone Dubai

      Hey there Julie-Ann

      Thanks for the great tips on Redgage. I realized only after reading your hub that I haven't been using redgage enough, to my advantage.

      I had one clarification though. You said it allows to import content for instance from our hub page and blogs...I guess this is a standard question typical of other integration with other sites too. Wonder if you could help me out...My blogger blog is attached to my google adsense gmail account and fear for the security of my gmail/google activities? that is if I allow access to any of the sites asking for that gmail account access. Or are some sites like Redgage etc okay.

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      Pdxrecycler 5 years ago from Portland, Oregon

      Thanks, I was really confused about how to use RedGage. This helped a lot! I don't get the tags, though. Argh!

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      Beyhan Alkan 6 years ago from Sakarya

      Impressive site for traffic generation and google indexing.

      I always see Redgage in backlink watch.

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      Michael Murchie 6 years ago from Parts Unknown

      Great advice, many thanks!

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      Mike Teddleton 6 years ago from Midwest USA

      Thanks for the information on RedGage, it sounds great...

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      LadyWriter 7 years ago from UK

      Thanks for this info - I've created my first Hub today and just submitted a link to Redgage thanks to your clear instructions!

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      Sunnyglitter 7 years ago from Cyberspace

      I've heard a lot about RedGage lately. I'll have to check it out.

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      L M Reid 7 years ago from Ireland

      Great info thanks. Yes it is always useful for new traffic to backlink and get those hubs posted higher up the google pages

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      Geolina 7 years ago

      I didn't kow you could load up links on redgage, thank you, this is really a helpful hub!

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      She-rah 7 years ago from Springfield, IL

      Great hub! I have been trying to figure out how to find other hubbers on RG. New to there and still trying to figure out a few things. Do you think just adding your links is better than doing a short blog and adding your links at the bottom? Just wondering was curious about keywords and content being found in searches on RG for our hubs getting a backlink and more traffic as well.

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      Lamme 7 years ago

      Thanks for the great information. I tried to find you on redgage, but couldn't find your name. My user name is djemme if you want to be friends :)

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      scheng1 7 years ago

      Sounds even better than submitting articles to Ezinearticles. I like the dofollow backlinks part.

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      LarasMama 7 years ago from a secret location, Australia

      Thanks for the info. I put your name as a referral!

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      dwippy 7 years ago

      My biggest problem with it is that the stuff I upload doesn't seem to get indexed. Either that or I'm not figuring out the right URL... their URL's are flaky

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      climberjames 7 years ago from Steel City

      I just won the RedGage $25 raffle - WOOHOO!! -climberjames

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      ryankett 7 years ago

      Thanks for the little guide! I am now testing a few backlinks!

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      Red Smith 7 years ago

      Interesting... do they have support for latinamerica?

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      estranged911 7 years ago from India!

      Is it genuine? Do they really pay?

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      sonde79 7 years ago from Canada

      Why is redgage encouraging duplicate content?

      I joined but am weary to invest much time into it for several reasons. Here are a few:

      1) The debit card they give you has associated charges.

      2) It’s packed with duplicate content. This makes it unlikely it will get much love from Google in the future.

      3) There is a lack of transparency compared to hubpages or infobarrel. They pay an arbitrary rate and you can’t track how much they make from your pages.

      On a positive note, there is an opportunity to get backlinks, even if they aren’t great ones.

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      travelespresso 7 years ago from Somewhere in this exciting world.

      Hello

      Great information. I'll go and check it out. I'm still trying to figure out what back-links are and the importance of them! Cheers

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      Anamika S 7 years ago from Mumbai - Maharashtra, India

      I joined this site today and my user name is Anamika.

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      skye2day 7 years ago from Rocky Mountains

      Allelulia Yes, Great News. I look forward to getting with redgage. Thanks for all the research and awesome hub.

      Blessings Always.

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      Chen 7 years ago

      I came here through Lady E so thank you both. :-)

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      sabrebIade 7 years ago from Pennsylvania

      The only thing I don't like about RedGage is that is sooooo slow!

      It takes forever to do anything there.

      I can click a link, go do something and come back to the computer before the page loads.

      And my internet connection runs around 9700 kbps.

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      syras mamun 7 years ago

      very useful information about RedGage.Thanks for sharing.

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      Jack Lhasa 7 years ago from Chattanooga, TN

      I just signed up for a RedGage account after reading another hub. It seems a bit... off. But, like you said, you can't beat a free backlink! :D

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      vannarith 7 years ago

      it is great post to earn money. but i am so tired now to read any post give tips to earn cash ;;;;;;) lolz

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      jackkuhry 7 years ago

      Thanks great info..! Did not know about RedGage.

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      HWP 7 years ago from my own world

      This sounds like a great idea, will have to look into it for sure. Interesting they send you out a debit card type thing for payment, never heard of that one before.

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      Patti Ann 8 years ago from Florida

      I heard of this a few months ago and got involved in something else and never joined. I'll join through your link. Thanks for the info!

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      Lgali 8 years ago

      Hi Julie Ann, thanks for this hub very useful info

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      Julie-Ann Amos 8 years ago from Gloucestershire, UK

      Hi Susana it's julieannamos - I don't think there is any benefit from signups but then again I use redgage for backlinks not income anyway.

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      Susana S 8 years ago

      Hi Julie Ann, thanks for this hub! I'm in the process of signing up and it's asking who referred me so I'd like to put in your correct user name - please let me know what it is asap!

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      karpouzian 8 years ago from Iowa

      Awesome and very useful information! :) Keep it up.

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      karpouzian 8 years ago from Iowa

      Helpful information, I've signed up!

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      Jen's Solitude 8 years ago from Delaware

      Thank you for this article, I will also be checking it out.

      Jen

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      Peggy Woods 8 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Will bookmark this and check back to see the feedback. Thanks.

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      BirteEdwards 8 years ago

      Thanks for this one, Used your link to join, and made first connection. If this works the reason I am there is to link, and create even more links to my hubs, my blogs, etc. I am not there for the money, as I believe it will be a similar story as with hub pages, you really have to be super active to make money.

      I always try new things, and being referred from someone like you, means it has been tried, though in this case still new

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      Elena 8 years ago from London, UK

      Thanks for sharing such useful info. I'll check it out.

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      frank_men 8 years ago

      thanks for the info, ill try it out!

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      Julie-Ann Amos 8 years ago from Gloucestershire, UK

      frank_men this will give your page at hubpages an incoming backlink - which should help it a tad with the search engines - it gives your hub page a little bit more "status" if you will.

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      LondonGirl 8 years ago from London

      thanks for the detailed and easy-to-follow guide

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      frank_men 8 years ago

      wow, this is nice and all, but is this social network traffic? im just curious. or is getting backlinks the priority goal in signing up? are they dofollow? sorry for the questions:)

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      Susan Keeping 8 years ago from Kitchener, Ontario

      It's the first I've heard of this site, I'll go check it out.

      Thanks :)

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      Sheila 8 years ago from The Other Bangor

      Well -- I might give it a try. Thanks for the information, Julie-Ann.

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      Pete Maida 8 years ago

      That sounds good but I don't like the idea of getting a debit card just for them. I would rather go through PayPal.

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      Eileen Kersey 8 years ago from Kingston-Upon-Hull

      Sounds good but as you say perhaps too good to be true? Perhaps you will update when you have used it for longer?

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      Brian Stephens 8 years ago from Castelnaudary, France

      Looks like a great resource, thanks for sharing it.

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      Dana Prince 8 years ago

      I joined RedGage a few weeks ago as I tend to do when I hear of a new site but hadn't had a chance to figure out what it was all about yet. Thanks for saving me the time with a great hub!

      Cheers,

      Dana

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      Julie-Ann Amos 8 years ago from Gloucestershire, UK

      Great advice Jerrico!

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      Mardi 8 years ago from Western Canada and Texas

      Thanks. The screen shots are a great way to see that this is an easy way to set up a backlink.

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      kerryg 8 years ago from USA

      Interesting, thanks for the info!

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      Jerrico Usher 8 years ago

      Nice... Another great way to get backlinks built up is to join membership sites with high page rank (4-9) and add a link into your about me/bio section. If your a part of any membership sites that you didn't fill in the bio/about me, you should take advantage of this. For hubpages link to your profile since it links to all of your hubs (it's your home page so to speak of a mini-site)