What is the biggest HubPage Category: Using google to obtain HubPages statistics
Extracting data from Google
Google is a very helpful tool. See, it's not only a index about URLs and pages, but it can also provide you other data that in principle you even can see.
You provide a keyword, it returns lots of links. What is more, it show to you how many links are related to you query. Advance search gives you other possibilities. You can restrict search, and refine you results. Restrict your search results to a site only, using the functionality site:<site_name>.
For exemple for the topic Home I used URL the following in google's query:
I was pretty curious whether about how hubpages have been indexed by google search engine. Also I was interested to know what category in hubpages is the biggest, what is the smaller, etc.
I know there is a page displaying how many hubs a topic have, but I was interested to know how hubpages are related to google index so I decided to create some statistics :-)
Home is the biggest category. It has around 955.000 pages on google's index. So impressive.
Google is also nice with other topics such as art and design, books literature and writing, games toys and hobbies, hubpages tutorials and community and health.
Other topics have very low participation on google search results. Actually there much more hubs in those topics.
Ok, topics such as tecnology and sports and recreations might have more than a subdirectory or subdomain. But it also might have a problem with it's content.
The following table shows all data collected :
Category pages amount Home 955000 art and design 62000 books-literature-and-writing 54100 games-toys-and-hobbies 36500 hubpages-tutorials-and-community 12400 healh 6700 gender-and-relationships 3500 business-and-employment 3300 personal-finance 3130 travel-and-places 2900 food-and-cooking 2800 food-and-cooking 2400 autos 1700 education-and-science 9 family-and-parenting 6 holidays-and-celebrations 6 religion-and-philosophy 5 politics-and-social-issues 4 pets-and-animals 3 sports-and-recreation 2 technology 2
Based on the data I collected, I came to the conclusion that would be better to assign your hub to certain specific topic. Depending the topic you choose, your chances to be reached by organic searching are higher.