For hubbers who use Pinterest, there was an interesting change that I noticed this morning. Any pins from HubPages now have their new format which (I think) makes a pin standout more and even adds a bit more status. The HubPages "H" logo is also prominently displayed now. If you are a recipe writer, ingredients may be included and then take you to the hub. Check it out with your hub pins. I really like this change and think it could lead to more repins.
Thanks for that news.
Just yesterday I reclassified a bunch of my hubs to group more of them under similar topic groups ... and today my stats are suffering. I'm hoping it has not upset the links from pins or google. Anyone have any idea about this? Have I just shot myself in the foot?
BTW, thanks to the hp staff who presumably have made an effort to gain recognition for hubs.
Wow! You are right. Looks like HubPages and Pinterest are now mutually beneficial friends.
Went to my Pinterest feed. Other folks' icons are showing up as well. All of them reputable websites.
by Simon Cook 6 years ago
I'm considering setting up a Pinterest 'group' called Best of Hubpages.The idea is that I'll make it a collaborative group (you'd have to friend me) and everyone could add their own personal favorites to the group (check with other hubbers for permission). NO moderation required - if you like any...
by Jason Menayan 2 years ago
We added the Pinterest "Pin It" button to the small collection of popular social-sharing buttons at the top of Hubs on Thursday. Pinterest has rapidly become one of the largest social media traffic drivers to HubPages, already substantially larger than Twitter and Reddit. Maddie wrote a...
by John Coviello 5 years ago
I have been pinning my Hubs on Pinterest for a few months now, and about 70 of my Hubs are now pinned. I have also had several of my pins to Hubs shared by others on Pinterest. Despite all of this, I do not have one single click from Pinterest showing up in my HubPages traffic...
by Phyllis Doyle Burns 3 years ago
I chose to not have my stuff pinned on Pinterest, so I do not know the answer to my question. I am just curious. Do you feel that Pinterest, with recipes, images, and other pins, diverts traffic from your hubs? What if you wrote a recipe hub and the recipe was pinned to Pinterest, and someone...
by Eugene Brennan 20 months ago
Just wanted to share this. Someone pinned or "flipped" one of my hubs on Flipboard, a magazine site. So I've had a ton of traffic all morning. I made my own magazine and the traffic magnified even more! (currently 16 visits per minute). Might be worth looking into as an alternative...
by Paul Edmondson 2 years ago
The autos category moved over very well. It takes several days for everything to stabilize, so please be patient as your Hub settles in to its new home.Today, we will move all the other categories. Please post any bugs or issues you discover.You will notice that your subdomain homepage...
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