This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: "https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr"

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
jump to last post 1-4 of 4 discussions (7 posts)

A Memorial Thread for Your Defunct Pet Hubs

  1. paradigmsearch profile image91
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    Do you have a hub that you know is a permanent traffic loser, but it is also one of your favorite pets that has accompanied you through your writer travails throughout the years?

    Did you finally drag it out behind the barn and sic the firing squad on it?

    Do you want public sympathy and to be complimented for your brave actions?

    Would you also like to perform a public service and reveal why you think Google hated one of your favorite pets?

    If so, then this is the thread for you.

    http://www.dhr.virginia.gov/registers/Counties/Cumberland/024-0054_Thornton,CharlesIrving,Tombstone_VLR_4th_edition.jpg

    I, myself, have just perpetrated such an action.

    The hub topic was about an aspect of religion; the hub provided no useful or worthwhile information; the hub was significantly less than 200 words. Nuff said...

    1. faythef profile image50
      faythefposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I think google hates all of my hubs (Whaaaa) ..But I like them or some of them more than others...

    2. Nicole Winter profile image60
      Nicole Winterposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      It's not necessarily a hub that should be dragged out behind the barn and shot, it still garners some traffic here & there, but gosh darnit, I love this hub and just wanted to share my "pet hub," with you... the comments section is a myriad of horribleness, (seriously, how do you step on an animal so hard it causes it to die?, and once more, how do you comfort someone who has lost a pet in this manner?,) and was my first experience with repeat commenters.

      http://nicolewinter.hubpages.com/hub/newpet

  2. paradigmsearch profile image91
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    Mine had a whole bunch of comments, too. 25, to be exact. But with 6 views in 30 days, probably all of them mine, and a score of 69; as soon as QAP stumbled across it, it was doomed anyway.

  3. SoundNFury profile image81
    SoundNFuryposted 5 years ago

    I personally was sad to see my rant about L.A.'s policy of ticketing cars parked at broken meters, but it was time.  BLAM!  Lights Out!

    1. paradigmsearch profile image91
      paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Sounds like an excellent blog candidate. That's where mine is going.

  4. paradigmsearch profile image91
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    And another one bites the dust. Over-saturated topic. Too short. Terrible hub score. No traffic. And was never even a pet to begin with.

    Changing it into a half-dozen, separate blog posts. Oddly, each individual post will not be an over-saturated topic; it's only when they are all grouped together under one topic heading. And every one of those separate blog posts is going to have some sort of affiliate link embedded in it.

 
working