Do the summaries for hubs help in getting traffic?
All my articles have an A next to it. I was wondering if it is worth writing the summary or leave it....
Summary is in fact important. The summary you enter for a Hub goes directly to a description meta tag of a web-page on which the hub is actually to be found. To see that - you can do the following: write a summary to any of your hubs, then open the published hub which has a summary. Once it is opened, if you use Chrome - do the right click and chose something like "show source code". After that you will see your hub from the inside. Press Ctrl+F - to open the search console, and type "description". You will see that the summary you've entered is right there, inside the description tag.
When you write a summary, it lets the person looking at the article know if that is what they are wanting and helps them decide if they want to read it. I like the summaries and use them often. If you don't write the summary, it just shows a certain amount of the hub. The first part of the first paragraph may not help someone decide if they want to read it. In Haiku's, it will even go down and pull from the comments. It just looks more professional and neater when you use the summary.
Yes, summaries are very important. They give readers at a glance enough information to help see what the article is about. As well, the key words, when used in the summary, help boost the percentage within your article as a whole. Summaries are a good thing!
by Cathy Nerujen 6 years ago
Anyone who has read my hubs - all romantic poems - and who is also a poetry writer. take some comfort from this. I have banished the ZZzzz from my hubs. How?I made sure they all now have summaries. Checking them on Google now - they have neat summaries that help explain what each hub is...
by kirstenblog 9 years ago
My favorite tip (currently) is to find related blogs on my hub article, post a nice comment, and use the url to my hub on that topic in the URL box for most blogs. Some do not have this facility so I have to think about what my comment is going to be so that it is valuable to the blogger! If I can...
by KRC 9 years ago
I had a really successful Halloween hub that cause a big spike in pageviews during October. Now that Halloween has gone, my pageviews have gone back down to normal. In trying to analyze where my current pageviews are going, I find it particularly interesting that I'm still getting 10-20 views...
by Janet Giessl 5 years ago
I joined HubPages about 1 year ago and I have only written 13 hubs. Out of these 13 only 2 hubs are getting good traffic. That's why I deleted 11 hubs and left these 2 hubs on here. I'm not sure if I should go on with writing here. I think I would still keep my account because I like the HubPages...
by avan989 7 years ago
I been on a couple of days and pretty much all my traffic is from hubpages. I get a couple from digg but that is about it. How are people getting their traffic from google and other search engine?
by Steve Andrews 6 years ago
As I have found today! I was led to believe that hubs of 75 and over were worth holding on to but obviously not! I just had one with a score of 81 getting the zzs!
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