Is it best to stick with one avatar for recognizability in the hub community?
Or do different avatars relating to each individual hub attract traffic and interest more?
If you are an enthusiastic participant of the forums, comment sections and all sort of hub activities where you interact with other users, in my opinion, people tend to remember you more from your nickname, rather than remembering your avatar image.Therefore changing your avatar won't be a great issue.In fact several popular hubbers I've seen here have changed their avatars often, and it doesn't affect their popularity, considering the avatar you choose doesn't pass out wrong information about you and your personality, since it is something people tend to assign to you looking at your avatar, it might not be an issue
It is indeed good to stick with one avatar. This will allow your followers to recognize instantly.
Once in a while you can change the avatar. If you come up with better avatar, then you can change it, but again do stick to it for as long as possible.
It really helps...
Personally I think it's wise to keep the same avatar. While people may recognize your name when they read it, usually the first thing they see at a glance is the picture. And, if they've already associated your writing style with that picture, they will know to click without even reading the author's name. It's a form of branding that will help catch the attention of your fans quickly, in much the same way that many authors have their names written in the same font across multiple books. It's recognizable at a glance. If you do decide to change your avatar, however, I would recommend picking something that looks similar. For example, if it's a picture of you, just take a new picture in a similar location. Or, in my case, a new picture of a compass and a book.
I think the avatar should remain the same. I identify with the Hubber by their avatar. It's like seeing a friend again when you see the same person as before.
by Shadesbreath 9 years ago
Christoph is about to escape unscathed from his hub regarding chaging his perfectly good and proven succesful avatar because all of you people are being nice and honest about his current one being fine.And you're right, it is.However, he should be PUNISHED for questioning himself (which I have...
by Roberta Kyle 6 years ago
What represents you best on Hubpages,a photo of you, or an avatar of some sort and why?Why do you use the Profile photo you use? Do you feel most comfortable with a photo of yourself of an avatar of some kind such as a picture of a pet or a drawing or landscape photo?
by Karen Wilton 7 years ago
Why do hubbers go to all the trouble of posting hundreds of hubs, creating really informative profiles then post a picture of their dog, cat, bird, avatar or favourite comic strip character?If I buy a book I get to see the author on the back cover. A photo of the person who has written the work....
by Carolee Samuda 6 years ago
I know a lot of people will say that this isn't necessary but wouldn't it help reduce spammers. Admit it, most of the people on HP who spam are without a bio and avatar. I know there are some sock pockets that go through the extra trouble to create real-looking accounts but I am sure that after a...
by Harvey Stelman 8 years ago
Why are people like the Wizzard of Ozz; the man behind the curtain?
by mandybeau 9 years ago
I do look like a female Che' More in terms of colouring hair etc. so I can say that, and we share an attitude.Just want to know what, and why you decide on an Avator if not using your own pic, as I did for sometime.
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