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Have exclusive titles you've written frequently gone idle?

  1. ChristinS profile image94
    ChristinSposted 5 years ago

    Have exclusive titles you've written frequently gone idle?

    I took a stab at several of HubPages exclusive titles and I've found them to be the poorest performing of all my hubs.  I find that quite disappointing because I was led to believe they were titles that would get traffic.  The only hubs I've ever had go idle except for one, are the "exclusive title" pieces I wrote.  Anyone else experience that?

  2. profile image0
    JThomp42posted 5 years ago

    Same here. They have gone idle several times. And, as you said are doing very poorly considering the rest of my hubs. In my opinion, there is no benefit in taking these on.

  3. creativegenius profile image85
    creativegeniusposted 5 years ago

    In the course of three months, mine generated no external traffic at all.

  4. Stephanie Henkel profile image96
    Stephanie Henkelposted 5 years ago

    I have two exclusive titles and both are doing very poorly. I've put as much effort into writing and promoting them as I have my other hubs, and have had very few viewers. From everything I've heard and from my own experience, I really don't think there's much benefit to using the exclusive titles.

  5. adjkp25 profile image91
    adjkp25posted 5 years ago

    I have had a few exclusives go idle so I started to go back and tweak them.  Unfortunately I had one trigger some Google thing that turned the ads off of it; all I did was condense the summary because I felt it was too long.

    I too thought the exclusive titles were highly searched topics that needed a hub written about them but it doesn't appear that is the whole story.

  6. Glenn Stok profile image97
    Glenn Stokposted 5 years ago

    I also had the belief that exclusive titles would get better traffic. But I realize now that it all depends on many other things. I had written over 10 hubs using exclusive titles. None of them did any better than my other hubs. And a few were even idled at times.

    When I need to improve a hub, many times I change the title. That cannot be done with exclusive titles. We are stuck with the title that we selected.

    I had used exclusive titles to give me ideas of hubs to write. But since they didn't perform well, I'm just not finding any advantage in using exclusive titles.

    1. Glenn Stok profile image97
      Glenn Stokposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I just want to add to my reply... Exclusive titles can be modified only if they come with in title tuner, which selects hubs to be changed. In this case it keeps the exclusive status also. Exclusive titles can't be changed by editing a hub.