What is SEO? Is this something that I need to use in order to drive more traffic to my hubs?
SEO is 'search engine optimization' and it includes all the tips and tricks one uses to optimize the way in which a search engine like Google or Ask.com or Yahoo finds and ranks your web postings amid all the others like it. There are many diferent web pages devoted to SEO that you might browse for helpful hints. And, yes, SEO can really help your web pages and postings gain additional hits.
SEO = Search Engine Optimization
Visitors from search engines are generally more likely to buy something and more likely to click on ads. SO, if you want to make money online, you do need to learn SEO.
More about how to use the options hubpages gives optimally for SEO here: http://hubpages.com/hub/Hubpages-traffic-SEO
Without a doubt yes,
SEO is only important if you are trying to get traffic to your page, site or blog.
Some people write hubs just to be writing. They write poetry, short stories and other things of that nature.
But if you are writing to sell products such as I do, or are writing to get advertisement income then you must SEO your work or you will get very little traffic.
This article should help you understand what I do to get my articles read outside of the hub community.
http://hubpages.com/hub/Getting-Your-Hu … -Community
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