How to get fans?

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  1. how-toplayguitar profile image57
    how-toplayguitarposted 9 years ago

    Is there some trick to getting fans? I don't mean like to trick peopl into being a fan but rather a legitimate path to find interested people and point them to my hubs. I think I write with some authority about my subject matter but it doesn't seem to be attracting anyone. What's the trick?

    Thanks.

    1. LiamBean profile image86
      LiamBeanposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      This is certainly one way. I just checked your hub "How to Play Guitar." Very well written and informative. There! Now I've "plugged" your writing.

      Just keep doing what you are doing. Now you have three fans. big_smile

      1. Carol the Writer profile image75
        Carol the Writerposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        I think forums are a good way to link with other writers.

        For example, after I read something you post in a forum, I might read your hub and you might read mine.

    2. Eric Graudins profile image61
      Eric Graudinsposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      there's no trick.

      Write interesting hubs.
      Take part in the community.
      Show people that you have a sense of humour, personality, etc.

      (Well, it seems to work for me. Having 2 heads helps too smile )

      1. Marisa Wright profile image95
        Marisa Wrightposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        What Eric said.  The main thing is to participate intelligently in the forum and in comments on Hubs, so people will notice you and be tempted to look at your Hubs.  As for reciprocal fanning - I am very selective about whose fan clubs I join myself, yet I seem to have done OK in attracting fans of my own.

    3. mistyhorizon2003 profile image92
      mistyhorizon2003posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Read and comment on other people's hubs, and if you like their work join their fanclub, then they may read your stuff and like it, (and then join yours). Write good quality content, post on forums, and most of all "be nice". The fans will find you if you do this and can see you are making a genuine effort. Good luck smile

      1. Aqua profile image80
        Aquaposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        I second this. I've had people comment on my hubs, or join as fans and I always go take a look at what they've written. I've found lots of great hubbers this way that I might not have encountered otherwise! smile

    4. Drew Breezzy profile image68
      Drew Breezzyposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      write good hubs plain and simple

  2. darkside profile image79
    darksideposted 9 years ago

    How to get Quality Fans

    1) Publish good hubs.

    2) Don't ask for fans.

  3. waynet profile image71
    waynetposted 9 years ago

    Write more hubs....and then go to a shop and buy a fan if you are hot, I have a stand up fan to keep myself cool!

    1. darkside profile image79
      darksideposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      With summer fast approaching downunder I think I may have to get the stand up fan out again to sit near my desk.

      1. profile image0
        ryankettposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Lucky bugger.

  4. profile image0
    Janettaposted 9 years ago

    AY YI YI...

    BE ACTIVE IN THE COMMUNITY:
    comment on others hubs/reply to comments made on your own hubs
    publish quality hubs
    post in the forums

    DO NOT FAN PEOPLE IN HOPES THAT THEY WILL FAN YOU. MOST WON'T AND FAMMING WILL LOWER YOUR HUBSCORE ANYWAY

    BE PATIENT: it doesn't all happen all at once, but you can't just sit back and assume people will find you. You actually have to get your name and face out there a little.

    REMEMBER--FANS COME FROM WITIHN HP, NOT FROM OUTSIDE TRAFFIC, SO YOU HAVE TO GET TO KNOW YOUR FELLOW HUBBERS AND STAY VISIBLE IF YOU WANT THEM TO FIND YOU big_smile

  5. tony0724 profile image59
    tony0724posted 9 years ago

    I try to trick people , offer bribes , whatever It takes !And like Janetta says just be active here , comment on other hubs , be a fan of other people . Or like me just keep buggin em till they break down and become your fan !

  6. yoshi97 profile image63
    yoshi97posted 9 years ago

    I average 5 fans per hub and I love them all.

    My secret? I have no clue. I just write hubs, chat in the forums a bit, and try to be good-natured, even when Darky tells me his avatar looks better than mine ... which it doesn't (at least not where I come from)

  7. jacobkuttyta profile image60
    jacobkuttytaposted 9 years ago

    Become fan of others, they may return the favour

  8. gym-fitness profile image61
    gym-fitnessposted 9 years ago

    i noticed the time i spend on here the more familar hubbers i see. i guess its like real life meeting people, some people have no mates others have lots.

  9. AllanChan profile image61
    AllanChanposted 9 years ago

    I was just wondering how much time do you spend (in a week) on hubbering for those expert hubbers...

  10. profile image0
    Sarra Garrettposted 9 years ago

    You have to give us money smile

    1. how-toplayguitar profile image57
      how-toplayguitarposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Check is in the mail.

    2. Wendi M profile image79
      Wendi Mposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      LOL, now that is funny!

  11. awsydney profile image62
    awsydneyposted 9 years ago

    Fans are outdated. I have air-conditioning and it works wonders.

  12. JulietduPreez profile image70
    JulietduPreezposted 9 years ago

    well, why do you want them?
    For ratings or do know that people are enjoying your work....

    1. how-toplayguitar profile image57
      how-toplayguitarposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      A little of both, like most hubbers here I have some business reasons, but it's nice to be recognized for doing good work. To me having fans and  a decent rating means that. I appreciate every one who joined my fan club as a result of this post, but my real intention is to get fans that are truly interested in my subject matter.  A reason to continue writing.

  13. profile image0
    bloodnlatexposted 9 years ago

    You get fans by writing shit people want to read, and by writing it well.

 
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