Heather...this is what a tag is:
Tags are keywords and phrases that describe your Hub. Tags can be important for people using a search engine to find Internet material on topics. They alert the search engines that you have relevant material on the topic described by the tag.
Let’s say you were creating a tag for this Help page. Your tags might include words such as “Help”, “FAQ”, “Questions”. It’s wise to combine words to make phrases such as “HubPages help pages.”
A tag is a keyword and you can write a few tags on your hubpages and it is recommended, so search engine traffic can find your hubpage.
Regarding your question...What is a tag?
Tags help improve search engine ranking and generate more business.These are used by those wishing to categorize their web so they can share easily with others.
Regarding your question... I need to add a tag to my hub?
Click on the below link...
http://hubpages.com/hub/How-to-INSTANTL … r-HubPages
What tags are, when you should use them, and how many you should use per article. A detailed look at tags and keywords in the SEO world. read more
Tags are a concise set of keywords that apply to a webpage, blog or article you create on the world wide web. The purpose is to increase visibility within the search engine systems by concisely providing Tags that are used when people type in search phrases. The more concise and accurate your tags are, will cause more people to seek out your writings and get you higher search engine ranking. The higher in the ranking your article, webpage or hub is, the more traffic you will receive. The more traffic you receive, the greater your chance to monetize that traffic.
by H Lax 5 years ago
Before the day is over!
by Laurel Rogers 7 years ago
What's the difference between keywords and tags?This is a question only a newbie to computers would ask, I'm sure, but I bought my very first computer a little over a year ago and hope you could write a hub-or an email-about this. I've looked at some answers given by other hubbers and am...
by anglfire693 8 years ago
Ok, I did look at the FAQ's before coming here, and I found a hub on tags and read it. But it seemed to contradict another article I read. I also read through the comments and noticed that another hubber posted my question 4 months ago and has yet to get a reply so I am going to ask...
by fitmom 5 years ago
What happened to the tag field?I've been away for a couple weeks and went to create a new hub and the tag field is missing. Did I miss something??
by Cardia 6 years ago
I know that this is the most asked question here, but I'd still really appreciate it if anybody answered.I've been on Hubpages for about 6 months now, and I've just published my 7th Hub, and I'm starting to write a few more. As of right now, I have 239 total views, and each Hub has roughly 36...
by Appletreedeals 8 years ago
I have seen several threads commenting on tag pages.Searched my data storage facilities - no luck, banged them against the wall to see if the data could be jiggled loose - no luckwhat is meant by tag pages?GA
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