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whats the best way to gain fans, and is it important?

  1. vancouver profile image40
    vancouverposted 8 years ago

    And is it really necessary to increase your hubscore? ive seen people with 1000's of fans how do they get that many fans?

    - im assuming they fan every new person to get fans back?

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    \Brenda Scullyposted 8 years ago

    well if you read hubs that you like and fan the people, they will  likely read your hubs and fan them back....... that,s what makes this a great community i call them friends rather than fans actually

    1. arunjain1989 profile image58
      arunjain1989posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I totally agree with you brenda my friend!!

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        \Brenda Scullyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        hey made a new friend, i like you ......

        1. arunjain1989 profile image58
          arunjain1989posted 8 years agoin reply to this

          I like you too..hehe

  3. vancouver profile image40
    vancouverposted 8 years ago

    Sounds like good advice. im starting to really enjoy the hubpage community.

    regards,
    JR

    1. earnestshub profile image87
      earnestshubposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      It is a nice community. You will get the SEO thing, or at least how it works part pretty quickly here.

  4. euro-pen profile image69
    euro-penposted 8 years ago

    Don't be too active in fanning people. If you are going on a fan spree (fanning randomly dozens or even hundreds of people in short time) this may even harm your hubber score.

    I do have the approach of fanning "naturally" meaning when I come across an interesting hub I look at the hubber profile and if I am still more interested I will fan the person. Usually I do not just fan the hubber but write one or two comments on hubs which I am particularily interested in. I am also writing a fan post almost everytime.

    Usually this type of fanning is reciprocal.

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      \Brenda Scullyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      i think you could be my fan i think you will like my work ha ha

  5. Gemsong profile image77
    Gemsongposted 8 years ago

    I still don't know what SEO stands for, but I have come to really enjoy the community here.

    1. arunjain1989 profile image58
      arunjain1989posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      it stands for search engine optimization..though i still dont know much about it.

    2. vancouver profile image40
      vancouverposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      search engine optimization,

      should really be seos

      search engine optimization specialist.

      I think i just coined a new term!

      JR

  6. arunjain1989 profile image58
    arunjain1989posted 8 years ago

    Vancouver I am also enjoying here thoroughly...Everyone here is so friendly and helpful.

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    \Brenda Scullyposted 8 years ago

    you are very informative..... i am very nosy why are you still up at this time

    1. vancouver profile image40
      vancouverposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      honestly its the 18 year old scotch. smile

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        \Brenda Scullyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        it is keeping you awake and very alert

  8. Marisa Wright profile image98
    Marisa Wrightposted 8 years ago

    The only benefit of becoming a fan is that you'll be notified of any new Hubs they write. 

    If you're asking whether it's important to improve your earnings on HubPages, it's irrelevant.

    1. vancouver profile image40
      vancouverposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      This is interesting is seems some of the hubpage celebs have come to visit my humble posts, smile

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        \Brenda Scullyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        which proves your point the more you are around the more people will get to know and love you..... well love reading your hubs my arthritis is getting better as we speak

        1. vancouver profile image40
          vancouverposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          thanks smile

    2. Mrvoodoo profile image60
      Mrvoodooposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I used to think this, now I'm not so sure that's 100% true. 

      The HubPages frontpage is usually dominated by the same old faces, i.e. those who are very socially active at HP, I've come to believe that the hubs that appear there are pretty much determined by the number of comments received.  And traffic from the frontpages does not necessarily count as internal traffic that doesn't monetize.

      In addition do the links from profile to profile between hubbers add link juice, SEO benefits?  This may be minimal, but it all helps.

      Personally I'm not overly interested in the whole fanning thing, and have myself told others having fans doesn't help several times, but I'm wondering now if I've been wrong (if only a little). smile

      1. vancouver profile image40
        vancouverposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Mrvoodoo wrote:



        I used to think this, now I'm not so sure that's 100% true. 

        The HubPages frontpage is usually dominated by the same old faces, i.e. those who are very socially active at HP, I've come to believe that the hubs that appear there are pretty much determined by the number of comments received.  And traffic from the frontpages does not necessarily count as internal traffic that doesn't monetize.

        In addition do the links from profile to profile between hubbers add link juice, SEO benefits?  This may be minimal, but it all helps.

        It seems like all the hubpages heavy hitters are on the forums tonight, or this morning , or afternoon for that matter.

        Im sure the hubpages admins/moderators/owners. have some fancy algorithms to deal with spammers, and real users.

        hopefully so anyways im really enjoying hubpages.

        regards,
        JR
        Pe

  9. darkside profile image84
    darksideposted 8 years ago

    Here is my thoughts on HubPage Fans.

    1. vancouver profile image40
      vancouverposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Brilliant. smile lol

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      pgrundyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      That's a great article.

      I have to say, I've never worried about fans at all. It's nice when people fan me, and I fan other people when I read their hubs and really like their work, but mostly I come here to write and sometimes to goof off. I do what's fun for me and I try not to pay too much attention to my Hub Score. It's up and down.

      It doesn't really have any effect on anything, does it?

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    \Brenda Scullyposted 8 years ago

    is the whiskey dried up yet

    1. vancouver profile image40
      vancouverposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I hope not, I spent good money building up my collection. wink
      off to bed, Gnite from Canada. Top of the morning to you in Ireland.

  11. rebekahELLE profile image90
    rebekahELLEposted 8 years ago

    I think it depends why the writer is here as far as fanning is concerned. I am a newbie so my fanbase is quite small but my concern at this early stage is to learn how to do this and improve with each article.

    There are some excellent writers here but I'm not always interested in what the writers with 100 are writing, I want to look around and explore and I'll fan those with whom I want to follow.

 
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