Poems VS Articles?
Don't you find that articles get more traffic than poems? A poem may be read by many when it is published or in the next few days, but its traffic extinguishes some time later. While articles keep having a minimum of traffic daily. Is it the case of everyone?
Absolutely. Articles draw much, much more traffic than poems.
The reason is that most people are seeking answers or information so they turn to articles. Whereas poems are very specific and personally, I have never searched for a poem unless it's a famous one and then for a reason, not just to read it. Are you a poet?
No, I am not. But I have a couple of poems that I shared here and I unpublished some to edit them later after being shown as idle.
I read up on what you've got first chance I get. Good luck on your editing.
Make sure it comes from the heart.
Yep same here !!,
but funny the poems that have words concerning nocturnal activities keep getting read through the search engines LOL straight up !!
So maybe we should all put an explicit word in our work despite the subject , it will get more traffic but loose it's soul.
I don't have rude words in my work but I have a poem with "lust" in it and that seems to get tonnes of traffic LOL
Articles will just about always bring in more traffic. The word count is low for most poetry. I usually add a related article along with my poetry. When I do this, I always get more traffic plus I think it adds additional interest to the poem.
Unfortunately the hub explorer thingy keeps giving me poems. Some days I want to read them, other days I really really don't. Maybe I should add one or two and see what happens?
That is generally the case. The primary reason is that poems are not something people search for on Google. Sustained readership comes from Google; early readership comes from HubPages.
However, there are alternatives. Check out KrisL, who writes haiku, and also about haiku. She has established a Twitter following of over 2,000 readers, and her haiku are read steadily.
Some topics draw readers through Google searches. Others require that you develop a community of readers.
Without a doubt, articles gets much more traffic than poems.
I agree that most articles get more traffic. I think though if one would write an article and include poetry it would work together for increase in interest. I think the poetry will contribute so much to the heart and soul that it will cause people to return to a favorite author.
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