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I'd like feedback on my Hub: BACKPACKING ESSENTIALS A guide for equipment and li

  1. Brigitte Fritz profile image61
    Brigitte Fritzposted 12 months ago

    Hi Hubbers,

    I'd like some help with passing the Quality Assessment Process. Will you please give feedback on my Hub BACKPACKING ESSENTIALS A guide for equipment and living in the outdoors (must be signed in to view). What can I do to improve? Thanks!

    1. TessSchlesinger profile image94
      TessSchlesingerposted 12 months agoin reply to this

      1. Don't use capital letters in titles.. The correct usage is a capital letter for each word (except words like and and the). Using capital letters on the web means you are shouting at people.

      2.Don't use capital letters anywhere It is extremely disconcerting to the reader and they will simply stop reading your article.

      3 If you want to be ignored by Google, then by all means carry on repeating your keywords 'BACKPACKING ESSENTIALS.' That was the way it was done six years ago. Things have moved on. You now need to use professional writing standards which means you never, if possible, use the same words. You use different words meaning the same thing.

      4. Don't underline anything because the reader thinks it's a link.

      5. You've linked Kelty to a page. That's promotional. I'm not sure that is legal on hubpages anymore. However others will clarify that.

      6. The piece is clearly promotiona for Kelty. Don't. Hubpages is no longer used for promotional pieces That is why Google slammed writing sites. Affilate marketers were making the web a nightmore.

      7 You appear to have a lot of promotional links. Remove them.

      8. You have way too many Amazon products on your hub.

      9. Remove the "Under Construction.'

      10. As your bio says that you have no featured articles, it appears that hubpages doesn't recognize your hub either. It's clearly a promotional piece and that is no longer acceptable. It won't be featured until you eradicate the numerous sales links. One is about as much as you get to have.
      From a personal point of view, I would take one look at it and click to something that wasn't clearly advocating buying products. I also don't read things that scream at me (capital letters).

      1. SakinaNasir53 profile image98
        SakinaNasir53posted 12 months agoin reply to this

        Well said Tess. Great job at this. smile
        I agree completely.

        1. TessSchlesinger profile image94
          TessSchlesingerposted 12 months agoin reply to this

          Thanks. smile

    2. erorantes profile image52
      erorantesposted 12 months agoin reply to this

      I like your hub. The paragraphs have a few capital letters. You need to write like in college final English writing essay.The best thing to do. You need to read at hub pages learning center. I like your pictures. Your pictures bring back memories from my outdoor camping trips with my family. You did great. The Grammar and the underlining on some words are not acceptable by hub pages rules. Good luck with your hub. I am looking forward reading the finished hub.

  2. Rupert Taylor profile image99
    Rupert Taylorposted 12 months ago

    I'm guessing the images are your own but you should identify them as such. Also, having images float right doesn't work on mobile and tablet devices and that's where most readers are today.

    I concur with Tess about the over-the-top sales pitches.