How do yo uget more followers?

Jump to Last Post 1-7 of 7 discussions (14 posts)
  1. bigfeet profile image69
    bigfeetposted 10 years ago

    I haven't written many hubs but my main concern is how do I get more followers?

    1. CMHypno profile image82
      CMHypnoposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      The best way to get more followers is to just not worry about it.  Keep on writing and interfacing with the HP community and  you will get more followers organically over time.  Don't try to get them by bulk following hundreds of other hubbers or you will find your hubber score plummeting

    2. Anna Marie Bowman profile image74
      Anna Marie Bowmanposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Followers will come. Participate in the forums, keep writing, and read some work from other Hubbers, and follow the ones you like. Over time, your list of followers will increase. Of course, if you are looking to make money here, followers are far less important than readers from outside of HP.

      1. bigfeet profile image69
        bigfeetposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        How do you go about marketing your Hub for readers outside of HP?

        1. sassypiehole profile image68
          sassypieholeposted 10 years agoin reply to this

          Social media and back links (I'm sure there's more). Blast it wherever you can (twitter, facebook, stumble, etc.). Can't hurt. And if you have other websites, make sure you put a link up to your HP. Also helps to be on this forum, but watch out, it's addicting!

          I'm still learning, as well. Us newbies gotta stick together. So much to learn!

          1. bigfeet profile image69
            bigfeetposted 10 years agoin reply to this

            Thanks Sassy, your words of encouragement help me to move forward. Do you have any programs that allow you to manage multiple twitter accounts better?

    3. tsmog profile image83
      tsmogposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Which type? Internal or external? To be a follower at HP naturally one must be a member. Followers outside of HP one may never know as shared by others except with monitoring overall readership. Google Analytics helps with that. For instance I know who many followers are by going to my profile page → followers.

      A skim will show most (for me) are U.S. base. Yet, at Google Analytics it is discovered about 50% of my readership is Europe. A wild guess conclusion is followers in Europe are not HP based and followers in U.S. is HP based. Again, a wild guess.

      For HP followers like suggested you can game it with hope of bulk respondents. I have discovered more followers arrive from hubs and other activity. One may presume those are who will read another hub sooner or later as they are shared with morning email announcements. That offers a greater worth with value.

      That is how I do a large amount of choosing what to read . . . the email sharing what is freshly published by whom I follow. Usually that leads to an interaction and others see that interaction too when a comment is shared. That leaves fate tendering a follower.

  2. Kathleen Odenthal profile image88
    Kathleen Odenthalposted 10 years ago

    I find that following other hubbers, engaging in their hubs with kind feedback, and posting in the forums has brought me a much larger following than when I just concentrated on the writing aspect.

  3. sassypiehole profile image68
    sassypieholeposted 10 years ago

    Keep writing quality hubs... That's what everyone keeps telling me! ;-)

    1. literal profile image71
      literalposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, that's what I've been told, "don't worry and produce quality hubs".

  4. paradigmsearch profile image60
    paradigmsearchposted 10 years ago

    Followers are hard to come by these days. Nobody seems inspired in that regard any more.

  5. tehgyb profile image83
    tehgybposted 10 years ago

    Post more hubs and be active in the community. Don't worry about followers, if you're a good writer and you're active on the forums, answering questions, reading and commenting hubs, etc; they will come!

  6. lbsf1 profile image80
    lbsf1posted 10 years ago

    Engagement with community and quality hubs. If do one or the other you wont  get many followers, you have to do both.

    (I'm saying this as someone with zero followers though sad  )

  7. sassypiehole profile image68
    sassypieholeposted 10 years ago

    I use Hootsuite and have been for years. Works great for what I need. I used to have several accounts, but only use the one now. It's free, unless you want the upgrade, which I never have. Also, I'm on a lot of blogger sites (mainly mom/women) that i can submit links to on forums. It's a lot of extra work, but I try to hit them all anytime I post. Who knew writing was so much work? ;-)  Cheers!


This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, 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:

Show Details
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 or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
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)
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.
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)
ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)