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Purposely Promotional

  1. Bryan Mangan profile image76
    Bryan Manganposted 4 years ago

    There seems to be a dilemma in my writing.  I want to make a hub detailing five different web shows or artists that deserve more attention.  Considering HubPages' anti-promotion stance, would this hub's very premise even be allowed?

    1. psycheskinner profile image81
      psycheskinnerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      You are allow to promote things just because you like them.  Unless any of those people are paying you a kick back, go for it.

    2. Christy Kirwan profile image
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      Christy Kirwanposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Hi Bryan Mangan,

      You are certainly allowed (and encouraged) to write about the things you love. Just be sure your Hubs don't include overly-promotional links and that your Hub is very informative and useful to readers.

      1. Bryan Mangan profile image76
        Bryan Manganposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        So I should be fine if I have just one or two links each, then?

        1. Marisa Wright profile image99
          Marisa Wrightposted 4 years agoin reply to this

          Absolutely.

    3. galleryofgrace profile image82
      galleryofgraceposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      The main problems with promotional hubs is that so many people try to  write advertising hubs for their own website or product. This makes hubpages look like an enhanced craigslist where people can get free advertising.
      Promoting something you use or you know will help others is different.

      1. Bryan Mangan profile image76
        Bryan Manganposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        But they help others in about the same way my own writing does.

    4. paradigmsearch profile image92
      paradigmsearchposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      To go off-topic a little bit...

      I can't speak for others; but for me, hub ideas are hard to come by. If it was me, I'd make those 5 ideas into 5 hubs, instead of 1. smile

      1. Bryan Mangan profile image76
        Bryan Manganposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        Then they wouldn't be long enough.

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      Jennifer Sucheyposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      From what I understand, you can't post more than two links to any one website. At least that's what I've gotten a message about when attempting to publish a hub with more than two links to the same site. I think if you overdo it with links, you'll get a message letting you know. So I wouldn't worry too much.

    6. zeusspeak profile image78
      zeusspeakposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      As Christy rightly pointed out, it is the content that rules the roost here. Just make sure that the hub has links that are totally relevant to the users. Otherwise, it will get a hit from the HP gods!

  2. SANJAY LAKHANPAL profile image88
    SANJAY LAKHANPALposted 4 years ago

    Jennifer Suchey is right.

    1. janderson99 profile image51
      janderson99posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Yep I agree

 
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