I am working for a big data company, and we are starting to write articles about how useful big data can be in a wide variety of industries. Our second article is about how big data can help bookmakers 'gain the edge'/ work out their odds better by spotting outside influences, for example if a football player was seen having an argument with his partner before a game, it might affect his performance.
When I had written up the title and summary, I got an automatic warning saying that the article looks like it is promoting gambling which is against Hubpages rules. Would you all see this as violating the rules? It is the same format as our first article which you can see on our profile and was featured, so I don't want to get banned/unpublished from the site.
Email the team before you publish it and ask them to review it. Don't just take the advice of hubbers. I was recently told by a few on a forum that one of my hubs broke the rules, yet the team assessed it and told me it was fine - so it is currently published and receiving traffic.
If you get the ok from the hp team, you are good to go. If not, it will be time for Plan B.
I wrote a Hub about basic Horse Betting Tips and Strategies. I received the same warning about promoting gambling, and was curious, since there were already hubs published about Horse Betting Tips and Strategies by others . I contact HP, and they were fine with my Hub because it is general and is not promoting a specific Horse Betting Tip or Strategy service. They do not want people writing hubs that promote or link to a betting service. For example, a hub about the best betting strategy out there, go to this link to learn more. That is a no no.
by Cagsil 8 years ago
Cags this is great Thank-you so much for taking the time to do this!Since you have taken such an active interest in this maybe you would like to co-author the Blog You could do a daily "In my opinion post" or anything that suits your fancy
by Arletia Mayfield 8 days ago
If I write an article and have a related product listed on one of the affiliate sites like Amazon. Can I use the link for my product? or is that a conflict of interest?
by sunforged 7 years ago
If you find that a Hubpage is outranking your hub or website, never fear! Its really easy to defeat your competition and get that much wanted boost in serps.First you can try flagging - if it doesnt work the first time dont worry if you keep trying hard enough you can find some reason to get it...
by john.maco 7 years ago
I joined Hubpages a few weeks back and I find it useful to share information with users from all over the world.But I do not understand why a user cannot promote his or her hub?What is the issue if I am bringing traffic to my hub from third party sources?You cannot write about this topic, you...
by Nancy Owens 5 years ago
What are the rules for creating hubs promoting and linking to a business site?I have a private client who wants me to write an article for his HubPages Account. He would like to promote a business by linking to that business' web site in the article, and mentioning the organization name.My Question...
by Renata Kell 2 years ago
What are the rules on promoting a family business on one of my hubs.I have a family member who just bought a new business and I want to promote it for them but I do not know the exact rules on hub pages. Can anyone answer whether not it is allowed.
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