Confused about sharing Niche links

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  1. Rafini profile image87
    Rafiniposted 18 months ago

    I just shared one of my hubs that has been published on a Niche site and the image that shows up has nothing to do with my hub!  omg, I just clicked the link and it takes visitors to a generic homepage rather than my article.  Is it supposed to do that?  How can I promote my hub if I don't have a reliable link to it?

    1. Christy Kirwan profile imageSTAFF
      Christy Kirwanposted 18 months agoin reply to this

      Where are you trying to post the article? Remember to wait until your articles are Featured (and no longer pending) before trying to post.

      1. Rafini profile image87
        Rafiniposted 18 months agoin reply to this

        My hub is on a Niche site so of course it was already published.  I posted the link on Facebook.  Not only does the image that shows up not belong to my article but when i click the link that I just posted it takes me to a generic homepage where my article does NOT show up.  So, how do I promote my hub/article if I don't have a reliable link to it?

        1. Christy Kirwan profile imageSTAFF
          Christy Kirwanposted 18 months agoin reply to this

          Which site were you posting from?

          This might be a caching issue on Facebook's end. Have you already given Facebook's Link Debugger Tool a try?

          1. Rafini profile image87
            Rafiniposted 18 months agoin reply to this

            Reel Rundown

            What is a caching issue?

            1. Christy Kirwan profile imageSTAFF
              Christy Kirwanposted 18 months agoin reply to this

              Sometimes Facebook stores incorrect information on pages, in which case putting the link in the Debugger Tool linked above should fix the problem.

              1. Rafini profile image87
                Rafiniposted 18 months agoin reply to this

                I just tried the debugger tool with my original link and the niche link.  Both came out the same with the correct image and article.

                How do I go from the debugger tool to posting a link?

                1. Christy Kirwan profile imageSTAFF
                  Christy Kirwanposted 18 months agoin reply to this

                  If you post the link into your Facebook status, the correct information should now show up there as well.

                  1. Rafini profile image87
                    Rafiniposted 18 months agoin reply to this

                    Okay, thanks!

 
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