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Would an "author box" type paragraph at the bottom of a hub be considered overly

  1. Darrke Thoughts profile image60
    Darrke Thoughtsposted 7 years ago

    Would an "author box" type paragraph at the bottom of a hub be considered overly promotional?

    I've seen this on some of the hubs I've hopped and am wondering if it's okay (should I be doing this too), or if I should be flagging them... not excessesive links, just a self-promotional blurb after a reasonably informative hub, but it is kind of jarring - sometimes changing the subject a bit.

  2. simeonvisser profile image84
    simeonvisserposted 7 years ago

    This is rather common on online content. It helps the writer to establish a personal brand and you also get to know a bit more about the writer. As long as it is not too long and promotional, I think it is fine. It also shouldn't be obvious spam for many other personal online projects.

  3. Tamila Roberts profile image36
    Tamila Robertsposted 7 years ago

    Yes, that method is fine as long as you don't abuse the linking and that your link matches the content your linking.

 
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