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Suggestion: New HubTopic - Black Friday and/or Cyber Monday

  1. Novel Treasure profile image89
    Novel Treasureposted 5 years ago

    I've seen a lot of hubs on Black Friday and Cyber Monday and I've done several myself. I actually had it flagged because it was categorized wrong. I think that brings up the issue that we don't have a specific hubtopic for holiday shopping deals or Black Friday, etc...

    I tried putting the hub under frugal living but it got dinged. So I'm wondering if we could have an actual topic on Black Friday. I bet it would draw a lot of traffic. What do you think?

    1. ThePracticalMommy profile image96
      ThePracticalMommyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      If it was a hub that had long-term useful information about the origins of Black Friday or tips of how to survive Black Friday, it would do well as a topic. Otherwise, if it's just a hub aimed at getting sales for one particular year, it won't do well. I'd imagine that's why there's no actual topic for those days. Just my two cents.

      1. Novel Treasure profile image89
        Novel Treasureposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        You bring up a valid point, but I think if you write it openly it can be updated each year for that year so the hub can still be valid year after year. Yes, you may have to update it but isn't that part of what we should be doing to keep our hubs current and up to date? Just a thought.

        I appreciate your comments and taking the time to read and respond.

  2. prettydarkhorse profile image65
    prettydarkhorseposted 5 years ago

    Yes, these are seasonal hubs. It should be categorized under Personal Finance - Shopping or Holiday Celebration then Shopping!

    1. Novel Treasure profile image89
      Novel Treasureposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks I wouldn't have thought to look under Personal Finance!

  3. Simone Smith profile image94
    Simone Smithposted 5 years ago

    GREAT suggestion! I'm sending your suggestion to Christy Kirwan, who is in the midst of giving our Topic ecosystem a makeover!

  4. gmwilliams profile image86
    gmwilliamsposted 5 years ago

    What about Black Friday in relation to the excessive consumerist ethos in this society.   Although many people are uncertain about their jobs and employment situation,  they shop to assuage their anxiety and to give them a temporary psychological uplift.       Also one can write about how people use Black Friday as a psychological release and escape from their economic situation.   Even though they may not certain about their jobs; nevertheless, they shop in order to get some type of "high."     My contribution to the forum.

  5. Simone Smith profile image94
    Simone Smithposted 5 years ago

    Update: It looks like Christy was one step ahead of us! She already created a "Black Friday and Cyber Monday" Topic under Personal Finance>Frugal Living>Bargain Shopping, and I think that covers the subject sufficiently for now. smile

    Gmwilliams, if we find that we get a lot of Hubs on that subject, we'll definitely create a new Topic for it! As we create new Topics, we're starting with Topics that are already over-loaded and moving to the smaller ones from there.

  6. psycheskinner profile image82
    psycheskinnerposted 5 years ago

    It's seasonal and so very open to getting idled. Meaning that by next year it will not be indexed by Google.

 
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