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Niche sites

  1. L.M. Hosler profile image85
    L.M. Hoslerposted 3 weeks ago

    How can we tell if our articles have been moved to the niche sites (I believe they are called)? I think I found at least 2 of my articles there but how do we know  if they have been moved?

    1. paradigmsearch profile image86
      paradigmsearchposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

      According to your profile, you have no articles on niche sites.

      1. L.M. Hosler profile image85
        L.M. Hoslerposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

        Where can that be seen on our profiles?

        1. Marisa Wright profile image94
          Marisa Wrightposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

          Just scan your eye down your lists of Hubs, each one has a category above it.   If the Hub is on a niche site, it will show the niche site name instead.

          I suggest you take a look at a couple of my Hubs about Hubbing, the one on How to Optimize Your Hubs and the Basic Rules will help you meet the criteria.

          1. L.M. Hosler profile image85
            L.M. Hoslerposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

            Thank you and I will take a look at your hubs. Always something new I need to learn.

            1. Ivan Hernandez profile image84
              Ivan Hernandezposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

              That's right. We learn something new every day.

          2. DzyMsLizzy profile image93
            DzyMsLizzyposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

            ????? Marisa....I have a good number of articles on the niche sites, and there is no indication of that in my list of hubs on the 'my account' page, either from a general scan or from hovering the mouse over them... ?????

            I don't see how you can tell that--but it would be a good feature for HP to add!

            1. Marisa Wright profile image94
              Marisa Wrightposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

              Hmm - do you mean on your "My Account" page (which you can see) or on your profile (which other people can see)?

              As others have explained, there is a "filter" button on your "My Account" page, where you can choose a niche site and it will show only those Hubs that are on that site.  It is a bit laborious if you want to check every one - but then, why would you want to?  I don't need to know exactly which Hubs are on which niche site.    The only time I look at it is when I want to submit another Hub to a niche site:  then I'll click the "filter" button and select "HubPages", so I can see what's left on the main site.

              1. DzyMsLizzy profile image93
                DzyMsLizzyposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

                Oohhhh....on our PROFILE page.  Silly Mr! I was looking on the 'my account' page!  DUH!

                1. L.M. Hosler profile image85
                  L.M. Hoslerposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

                  Yep took me a while to figure it out too.

                2. Marisa Wright profile image94
                  Marisa Wrightposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

                  Just to clarify:

                  On your PROFILE, you can run your eye down your list of Hubs and see the category, or the niche site, just above each Hub title.

                  On your MY ACCOUNT page, you'll see the word "Filter", (under the heading "Statistics" and above "export csv").  Click on that and you'll see you can "select a site".  Select one of the niche sites, and you'll see your list of Hubs change - it will show just the Hubs on that niche site. 

                  Note that if you select "HubPages", it will show you only the Hubs that are still on the main site.

                  1. Ivan Hernandez profile image84
                    Ivan Hernandezposted 2 weeks agoin reply to this

                    I can't filter results on my ps3. My ps3 is redundant. Can't Hubpages fix this issue on my ps3?

            2. L.M. Hosler profile image85
              L.M. Hoslerposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

              What you do is look at each article under your profile. If it has a heading above your article such as letterpile.com that is a niche site. I had to check out some of the other writers to see this.

              1. Ivan Hernandez profile image84
                Ivan Hernandezposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

                That's correct, L.M.

    2. L.M. Hosler profile image85
      L.M. Hoslerposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

      Thanks everyone for taking the time to give me tips and advice. I finally figured out the answer after checking everyone else's hubs.

      1. Ivan Hernandez profile image84
        Ivan Hernandezposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

        That reminds me, once my World of Warcraft subscription ends, and I have the time to write again, I will look at some of the best hubs in this website, and absorb them into my brain. For now, keep writing, L.M. and best of luck getting one or all of your hubs on niche sites. I'll be waiting.

        1. Ivan Hernandez profile image84
          Ivan Hernandezposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

          Update. I have canceled my world of warcraft subscription, and now have more time to write. Currently, I'm in a writing slump. I have no idea what to write. However, I do have some developing ideas for my next writing project.

          1. L.M. Hosler profile image85
            L.M. Hoslerposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

            I am glad that you will have more time to write and I am sure you will get out of the writing slump.

            1. Ivan Hernandez profile image84
              Ivan Hernandezposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

              Thank you.

    3. Christy Kirwan profile image
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      Christy Kirwanposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

      Hi L.M. Hosler,

      As others have mentioned, you can look on your profile page where either a category or a HubPages Network Site will be listed. You can also search by site through the filter option in your My Account page. If one of your articles is selected for inclusion on one of our Network Sites, you will receive an email letting you know.

      1. L.M. Hosler profile image85
        L.M. Hoslerposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

        Thanks for the information. I did submit one article today so I am hoping that I will hear back soon with some good news.  I will watch my e-mail.

        1. Ivan Hernandez profile image84
          Ivan Hernandezposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

          Yeah, watch for the email.

    4. beagrie profile image94
      beagrieposted 2 weeks agoin reply to this

      Most of mine have been shuffled over to niche sites. I usually get an email telling me it's happening, but maybe you've got email notifications turned off?

  2. gerimcclym profile image87
    gerimcclymposted 3 weeks ago

    Hi L.M.

    I have normally received an email when one of my articles has been selected for a niche site. Did you not receive an email?

    Geri

    1. L.M. Hosler profile image85
      L.M. Hoslerposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

      I hadn't been writing for a while so and a lot of my mail goes to my spam folder.  I haven't gotten mail like I used to.
      Thanks for answering

    2. Ivan Hernandez profile image84
      Ivan Hernandezposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

      Usually, when articles go on niche sites, they get edited first before they go on niche sites. I was lucky enough to have four articles on niche sites. Some people have written many more articles than I have for far longer than I have, and they havent gotten a single article on any niche site. L.M, don't judge yourself based on the notion that you have no articles on a niche site. As many people tried to tell me, don't worry about others. Worry about yourself. That advice will save you.

      1. L.M. Hosler profile image85
        L.M. Hoslerposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

        Thanks for the advise. I am not going to worry about others as you suggest but just keep writing.

        1. L.M. Hosler profile image85
          L.M. Hoslerposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

          And my earnings are going up since I wrote two more articles so I am very pleased about that. That's really encouraging.

  3. Marisa Wright profile image94
    Marisa Wrightposted 3 weeks ago

    You can also go to your Account page and use the Filter button to see which Hubs are on which site.

    1. L.M. Hosler profile image85
      L.M. Hoslerposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

      Thanks I will do that.

  4. paradigmsearch profile image86
    paradigmsearchposted 3 weeks ago

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    Poke HP with a stick and submit one. big_smile

    1. L.M. Hosler profile image85
      L.M. Hoslerposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

      I've thought about submitting one and I'm not sure why I didn't. I guess  I was afraid they would reject it.

      1. Ivan Hernandez profile image84
        Ivan Hernandezposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

        Don't be afraid to submit an article to a niche site. If you get rejected, try again. the only drawback to submitting an article is that you can only submit an article once every 14 days, so choose wisely. You should only celebrate once one of your articles goes on a niche site.

        1. L.M. Hosler profile image85
          L.M. Hoslerposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

          I am going to work on submitting one today if I can find the time.

  5. Rochelle Frank profile image90
    Rochelle Frankposted 3 weeks ago

    If they reject it you are in no worse state than if you had not submitted it....
    Also, if they don't accept it, they will usually give you reasons and that gives you a chance to improve your article and make it a candidate for acceptance. 
    There is a learning curve when you first start out -- persevere. People seldom hit a home run in their first game.  Good Luck.

  6. L.M. Hosler profile image85
    L.M. Hoslerposted 3 weeks ago

    Thanks for the good advice. I will certainly give it a try. And I think it is a continuing learning curve. For myself, there is always something new to learn.

    1. Rochelle Frank profile image90
      Rochelle Frankposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

      I still learn more and I've been here awhile.

      1. L.M. Hosler profile image85
        L.M. Hoslerposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

        I've been here a few years writing when I could find time.

        1. Ivan Hernandez profile image84
          Ivan Hernandezposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

          four of my articles are on niche sites. the other 22 are still not on niche sites. check my profile, if you want. I'm not kidding.

          1. Marisa Wright profile image94
            Marisa Wrightposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

            You've done well.

            1. Ivan Hernandez profile image84
              Ivan Hernandezposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

              Thank you!

          2. L.M. Hosler profile image85
            L.M. Hoslerposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

            Congratulations on having four articles moved to niche sites.

            1. Ivan Hernandez profile image84
              Ivan Hernandezposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

              Thank you.

  7. CYong74 profile image90
    CYong74posted 3 weeks ago

    Ivan: I think WoW topics are evergreens. If angled the right way.

    1. Ivan Hernandez profile image84
      Ivan Hernandezposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

      I've had no topic be a true evergreen. That's ok. It doesn't make me any less successful than a one-hit wonder. I don't have over 20,000 views in my 26 articles because HubPages sees me as a type of person who makes low-quality articles. It's true.

      1. Marisa Wright profile image94
        Marisa Wrightposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

        I think your Hubs on autism will be evergreen.  It just takes time to attract readers.

        1. Ivan Hernandez profile image84
          Ivan Hernandezposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

          What about my hubs on Hurricanes, politics or climate change?

          1. Ivan Hernandez profile image84
            Ivan Hernandezposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

            And I agree. My hubs on autism will be evergreen.

          2. DzyMsLizzy profile image93
            DzyMsLizzyposted 2 weeks agoin reply to this

            The weather is a constant; hence its prominent place in 'small talk' when people first meet; there will always be hurricanes.  The climate is changing, that's indisputable: it's the reasons that have people disagreeing and doing verbal battle.  Ditto for politics--I fear they will always be with us.

            Therefore, such topics should well be 'evergreen.'  Even if the current state of affairs in politics changes, the writings about them simply become history, which is also an 'evergreen' topic, as the past cannot be changed!  wink

            Best wishes!

            1. Marisa Wright profile image94
              Marisa Wrightposted 2 weeks agoin reply to this

              Corrrect in theory, MsLizzy, but not in practice.   Once a specific political or weather event is in the past, it is no longer evergreen.  It is still useful to students of history but that's too limited a group.

              1. DzyMsLizzy profile image93
                DzyMsLizzyposted 2 weeks agoin reply to this

                Hmmm...and Hmpf! mad
                Well, climate change is an ongoing process that will be with us for quite a while; and if the politicians don't get their heads out of their collective backsides and make meaningful changes to the laws regarding our resources, it may well also be our undoing!
                (Look up the History Channel documentary, "Two Degrees:  The Point of No Return" for a preview...)

                1. Marisa Wright profile image94
                  Marisa Wrightposted 2 weeks agoin reply to this

                  Of course, but that is not the point.  An article about the increasing incidence of big hurricanes would be evergreen.   An article about the detail of one specific hurricane is not.

    2. DzyMsLizzy profile image93
      DzyMsLizzyposted 2 weeks agoin reply to this

      "WoW" articles???
      What does that mean?

 
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