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New Network Site Launched

  1. Christy Kirwan profile image
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    Christy Kirwanposted 4 weeks ago

    Today we're pleased to announce the launch of a brand new HubPages Network Site. Please stop by the HubPages Blog for details and let us know if you have any questions.

    1. sallybea profile image100
      sallybeaposted 4 weeks agoin reply to this

      My highest scoring hub with nearly 60,000 views got moved today.   It has also sold more products than any other hub I have ever written.  Not quite sure how to feel about it as it only just begun to recover after the last drop in traffic to Healdove.  I do however think that the new site is a good idea.  Guess we will just have to wait and see.

      1. Christy Kirwan profile image
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        Christy Kirwanposted 4 weeks agoin reply to this

        It is definitely our hope that a dedicated home will help these articles do better long-term. smile

        1. kenneth avery profile image86
          kenneth averyposted 4 weeks agoin reply to this

          @Christy, I am not trying to be funny here, but I have never known how that I can create a blog. Don't laugh. I am being honest.

          1. paradigmsearch profile image93
            paradigmsearchposted 4 weeks agoin reply to this

            Blogger.com (owned by Google) is no more complicated than the HubTool. smile

      2. Elijah Philemon profile image58
        Elijah Philemonposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

        Hello everyone am new here and I hope to meet more great writers that will improve my articles...but I have a question what happens to the old site since the new site idea is trending,also will the new site carry all features from the old site ?...

        1. Kristen Howe profile image86
          Kristen Howeposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

          Welcome Elijah. This is the wrong forum for you to ask that question here.  You're best go to the Hubpages forum on improving your hub articles. When you submit a hub to a niche site after it passed QAP, they would move it to the right niche site. Nothing would change since the whole article would go there as a hole. They're just relocating it for a better fit.

    2. paradigmsearch profile image93
      paradigmsearchposted 4 weeks agoin reply to this

      https://i.imgflip.com/1y4cjm.jpg

      1. NateB11 profile image95
        NateB11posted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

        Lol

    3. Sherry Hewins profile image98
      Sherry Hewinsposted 4 weeks agoin reply to this

      I am hoping that this change will improve the performance of hubs on Healdove as well.

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

        We are definitely hoping that as well. smile

    4. tsmog profile image85
      tsmogposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

      I noticed the categories at the HealDove changed from when I last looked. Also, Wellness is at HealDove and RemedyGrove. Will that change? Otherwise, I think this is wise change and am hoping it improves views for both.

      1. Glenn Stok profile image99
        Glenn Stokposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

        “Wellness” is in both but the Editorial Policies are different.

    5. Natalie Frank profile image98
      Natalie Frankposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

      Great idea.  The Hubpages staff should be commended for how sensitive you guys are to the way different sites perform, how to better showcase articles within dedicated sites and then creating though sites to serve more homogeneous content.  You guys are definitely dedicated to helping the HP writers every way you can as well as helping HP stay afloat such that it doesn't go the way of other large content sites.  Kudos and thanks!

  2. Glenn Stok profile image99
    Glenn Stokposted 4 weeks ago

    I just received the email about one of my HealDove hubs moved to RemedyGrove. That one has not been doing well on HealDove, and RemedyGrove definitely looks like a better place for it. I'm glad this new niche site has been created and I Iook forward to seeing some improvement in traffic over time.

  3. Solaras profile image99
    Solarasposted 4 weeks ago

    Has the linking experiment on Pethelpful begun?

  4. Kristen Howe profile image86
    Kristen Howeposted 3 weeks ago

    I just received an email yesterday that my Benefits for Writing Expressively hub have been moved from Letter Pile to RemedyGrove. Although it had taken me a lot of revisions and 4 tries to get it placed into Letter Pile, I hope it would do well in RemedyGrove with traffic. Here's hoping it would be a better fit.

  5. Natalie Frank profile image98
    Natalie Frankposted 3 weeks ago

    Quick question - when the blog post says that articles on alternative medicine should be submitted to the new site - That doesn't mean directly does it?  All articles still have to start at Hubpages and then are moved automatically by staff or requested to be moved by the writer correct?

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

      Yes, we meant that if you are requesting that an article on that subject be moved to a site, RemedyGrove is now the correct place. smile

      1. Jean Bakula profile image100
        Jean Bakulaposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

        I am happy to see this new category added! I had several pieces about Alternative Medicine or Health moved from Exemplore.com, and see they have already been moved to RemedyGrove. It's really the better place for them. I think it will pay off in the long run.

        I think I have become too well known for my Astrology writing, when I write about other topics that interest me at the time. Many of my pieces are on Exemplore and don't belong there. I am working with Robin on a large group of Greek Myth ones that I believe s/b on Owlfication, under Humanities. The staff has been very helpful. I know some topics are hard to classify.

        1. kenneth avery profile image86
          kenneth averyposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

          @Jean, hello, dear friend,
          I hate to bother you, but I have emailed Team Hubpages about a simple question and I guess that they (staff) had more work than I thought. My question is: Do you know how to Help Me Set Up a Blog? I really do not know how whatsoever.
          My email is: gnxy21o@yahoo.com and YOU, if you will, lend me a bit of your professionalism. This old man in rural Alabama would really appreciate it.
          Thanks, Kenneth

          1. Glenn Stok profile image99
            Glenn Stokposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

            Kenneth, Marisa Wright has provided a tremendous amount of useful information about creating a blog site in the forum at https://hubpages.com/community/forum/14 … lost-cause

            Browse through that thread and pay attention specifically to Marisa's posts. In addition, in one of her posts a couple of days ago she provided a link to tutorials by Jane Friedman, who is a great resource for creating blog sites.

            1. kenneth avery profile image86
              kenneth averyposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

              @Glenn . . .thanks, man. Appreciate it.

          2. Jean Bakula profile image100
            Jean Bakulaposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

            Hi Kenneth,
            I tried twice to have my own blog. I am really too long winded to describe things in blogspeak! Marisa Writer was my helper on both. She's patient and kind. I actually once asked her to explain something to me step by step, in terms a kindergarten child would understand! And bless her heart, she did, and never teased me about it. I gave up on that blog.

            I have another small one, also aided by Marisa. It's on Wordpress.com. It's really only a few articles, and a place for people to order astrology charts and tarot readings. So I have to agree with Glenn here, Marisa is the best when it comes to blogging. She designs blogs and if she is busy, has several good articles about "how to."

            I think I saw a post where you wanted more freedom to write fiction? I am also going in that direction, but not on a blog, just at home on my own.

            Stay well, my friend.

            1. kenneth avery profile image86
              kenneth averyposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

              @ Jean, first of all, this smile is for YOU! Thanks, dear Friend, for the much-needed advice. I was recalling the years back prior to HubPages and  turns out that on one brief occasion, I did try to start a blog and boy, did I flop! I tried and followed all of the internet site instructions and yet, even failed worse.
              So I think for now, and thank you for this sweet advice, I am just going to continue to improve and hone my Hubbing and see just how far that this avenue will take me--besides, my health and the weather are not acting nice.
              But someday, when life is over for me, this old, sickly body will return back to ashes and dust. I will be happier in a much-better place and body.
              And Jean, you please keep in touch with me.
              LOVE YOU.

              1. Marisa Wright profile image99
                Marisa Wrightposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

                Ken, if you would like to write somewhere other than HubPages, you could try creativeexiles.com.  It's a place to write fiction and poetry only.

            2. Elijah Philemon profile image58
              Elijah Philemonposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

              I also have problems with managing my own blog...need someone good to help me out ,I will really be greatful friends

              1. theraggededge profile image99
                theraggededgeposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

                There are zillions of resources about blogging on the web, why not do a search for an easy step-by-step, 'how to set up a blog from scratch'? We writers are good at doing research and working things out for ourselves, aren't we? I doubt very much if you will find anyone here is going to take you through it. If I can do it by myself, so can you. Go figure it out.

        2. misterhollywood profile image97
          misterhollywoodposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

          @jean you will be a rock star on the vertical

          1. Jean Bakula profile image100
            Jean Bakulaposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

            Hi MisterHollywood,

            I was going to email more info on the site to you, as I recall you have some hubs that will fit nicely on the new vertical site. So I am glad to see you checked it out.

            You are too kind, as usual smile.

      2. Natalie Frank profile image98
        Natalie Frankposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

        Thanks!

  6. Coffeequeeen profile image85
    Coffeequeeenposted 3 weeks ago

    Yes, I read this on the blog earlier.  I hope all the articles that have moved there and that get posted there in the future does well.

  7. Don Bobbitt profile image95
    Don Bobbittposted 3 weeks ago

    Finally! I've been waiting for this category site for over a year now! Hoorah!
    DON

  8. Terrielynn1 profile image95
    Terrielynn1posted 3 weeks ago

    I see mine are being moved too. It looks like a way to go with some of the hubs. Yea, you guys work so hard for us, thank you.

  9. misterhollywood profile image97
    misterhollywoodposted 3 weeks ago

    Just saw one of my hubs moved to Remedy Grove. Love the new vertical. Very smart of HP to move into this niche. Huge market with many people looking at alternative forms of healing. I suspect that vertical will be massively popular.

    We have many gifted writers here who know a lot about this underserved space

 
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