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Is it in bad taste for hubbers to respond to a question or hub with their own link?
I have been noticing people putting their own links into an answer or comment. To me, it seems sort of rude to the hubber. What do you think?
I don't think so, as long as it's relevant and adds to the discussion. If it's just posted as, "Hey, click on my Hub!" then not so much.
I don't mind if it is closely related to the topic of my hub, but if it is a link to promote their own blogs or marketing websites, I usually delete it off the comments section.
It irritates me too, but mostly because the ones I have seen don't seem to have much to do with the topic. I don't like others advertising on my hub, because I wouldn't do it on theirs.
Only on rare occasion, if the hubber asks a question or needs some help, and and I would link a hub no matter who had written it, I could see a link then. I haven't done that though, because I haven't come across that situation.
In the Answer section (here), a lot of questions can be best answered with a link to a Hub. In the comments section on a Hub, a lot more authors are going to interpret links left there as being spam or an attempt at a backlink.
I would just mention that I wrote a hub about something before linking to it... but if the hub directly answers the question, no problem linking to it.
I think it's OK, it matters what's in the comment, if it's a thoughtful comment it's good for the post. If the comment is not useful or nice, even if it doesn't have a link it's still not a good comment.
So it all depends on the comment and how it's written.
i dont think so. if you have a link that provides valuable information and answers the question i find it quite useful.
I think if the link adds to the answer it's ok otherwise it is something I wouldn't want to read. Yes then it wouls be rude and insulting to the one who asks the question.
I think this is one of those "you're never going to please everybody" kind of questions. I wouldn't mind at all so long as the intent was to help - others will probably not like the idea on principle.
As long as it's not spamming then I wouldn't have a problem with it at all.
If their hub is relevant to the question, then I would actually welcome it. Otherwise, I would have to agree with you.
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