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Have you visited the topic tree?

  1. lisavollrath profile image94
    lisavollrathposted 2 years ago

    For those of you who don't know about it yet, here is the complete HubPages topic list:

    Those topics with clickable links show up in navigation. Those that aren't clickable don't have 20 articles in the topic yet. It takes 20 articles to make the topic live in the navigation list.

    Scroll through this list, and find the topics you write about. Chances are, you'll find a few subtopics that are not clickable yet. If you find one that's close to 20, why not write your next hub about that topic?

    If this list doesn't get your wheels turning, I don't know what will...

    1. sallybea profile image96
      sallybeaposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      That really is a great list - thank you so much for that.

    2. SusanDeppner profile image84
      SusanDeppnerposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      I had heard this existed but hadn't taken time to explore it. Very, very useful tool! Thanks for the nudge, lisavollrath.

    3. Adventuretravels profile image82
      Adventuretravelsposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks for this. I can see how useful it is.
      But would you choose to write a new hub on topics that have not already got 20?  Doesn't that mean that they are not so popular? Is that a good strategy? What do people think?

      1. lisavollrath profile image94
        lisavollrathposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Maybe it means they're not popular, or maybe, that nobody is writing about them. If there's not a lot of content online about a topic, and you post some, maybe you have a better chance of ranking well in search. I think if your topic has few articles in it, and you have a lot to say about it, you could very well dominate that subject area.

    4. wordswithlove profile image80
      wordswithloveposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Thank you! I didn't know about it!

  2. Fiorenza profile image78
    Fiorenzaposted 2 years ago

    Thanks for this Lisa, was puzzled about some of the topic categories.  And that's a great idea about targeting upcoming topics.

  3. Buildreps profile image94
    Buildrepsposted 2 years ago

    Great tip! Thanks for the link.

  4. Ann Hinds profile image81
    Ann Hindsposted 2 years ago

    Wow, that is really helpful. I can see where some of mine were put in the wrong topic because I couldn't find what I wanted. Big, big help! Thanks

    1. PegCole17 profile image91
      PegCole17posted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Me too! I'm going in to fix these now.

  5. Shorebirdie profile image85
    Shorebirdieposted 2 years ago

    Great!  Thanks for pointing to this.

  6. StaceyWrites profile image81
    StaceyWritesposted 2 years ago

    Wow, thank you, this is helpful!

  7. colorfulone profile image88
    colorfuloneposted 2 years ago

    Thank you for posting the link to the topic tree. It is very useful.

  8. SANJAY LAKHANPAL profile image87
    SANJAY LAKHANPALposted 2 years ago

    Thanks for the link,

  9. mdscoggins profile image88
    mdscogginsposted 2 years ago

    Great tip - I didn't know about this link but I am going there right now smile

  10. lisavollrath profile image94
    lisavollrathposted 2 years ago

    Yay! I'm glad you all found this useful.

  11. Hendrika profile image73
    Hendrikaposted 2 years ago

    I also did not know about this Tree. It should be a great help in deciding on a sub-topic. Now only if I can find out of a really good FREE keywords site.

  12. LindaSmith1 profile image60
    LindaSmith1posted 2 years ago

    Adventuretravels:  Forget the word Topic, and think of Niche, or microniche.  Those less than 20, 100 whatever does not mean they are bad niches, but not a lot of hub writers write hubs in those areas.  Now, would you like to write about something that can be found on  hub pages 5000 times?

  13. ChitrangadaSharan profile image83
    ChitrangadaSharanposted 2 years ago

    This is quite useful and helpful! Thank you!

  14. Mekenzie profile image94
    Mekenzieposted 2 years ago

    Wow, I've been on Hubpages 4 years and did not know about this page.  Thank you so much for sharing.

    This is a great resource for Hubbers!

  15. brakel2 profile image85
    brakel2posted 2 years ago via iphone

    Thank you so much for finding the topic tree.  You are very resourceful. This is a great idea

  16. CatherineGiordano profile image88
    CatherineGiordanoposted 2 years ago

    thanks for this. I can spend 10 minutes just trying to find my topic.

  17. SAQIB6608 profile image51
    SAQIB6608posted 2 years ago

    I just selected topic for my newest hub from HP topics tree. Thanks Lisa