Hi all! I'm fairly new around here, and I tend to be one who learns by doing rather than reading. So, after going over and over some tips on publishing, I decided to try and put it to use and do some experimenting.
Since this is my first "instructional" hub, and also my first attempts at using a number of settings, I would really appreciate some feedback.
I'd love your thoughts on the format, the overall look, and even your opinions on my writing style... or whatever else you have the time for.
Thanks very much!
Great instructional "How to Hub." The only thing I would suggest is to run your product capsules beside your text capsules instead of below.
Thanks. That's actually something I'm having trouble with. I can't seem to get them formatted that way. Is is just a matter of dragging the capsules, or is there something I'm missing?
Use the little horizontal arrow in the top of the capsule. First arrange your capsules. Put the one you want to the right on top, put the one you want on the left just below. Then click the arrow pointing to the right in the top box and it should work. You get the idea. Play with the arrows. There's a reason I don't write instructional hubs, I'm not a ver good teacher. But this is the general strategy.
Put the Amazon/eBay capsule above the text capsule, and then click the right arrow on the upper-right corner of the Amazon/eBay capsule.
Move your first photo down. The top right hand corner is the best earning spot for an ad. If you're not signed up for Adsense, you could put an eBay or Amazon capsule there - if you are signed up for Adsense, make your first text capsule just long enough so an ad shows up in that spot.
You have "source: flickr.com" in the caption of your photo. That's not nearly enough. You MUST credit the person who took the photo by having a hyperlink to their Flickr Photostream in your Hub. You can't do it in the caption because you can't create a hyperlink there. I usually do it at the end of the Hub (e.g. photo of... with thanks to ....).
I hope you did an Advanced Search on Flickr and checked "Creative commons" and "for commercial use" to find the photo. You can't just use any photo on Flickr, just like you can use just any photo anywhere else on the net. Photos are copyright unless they specifically state otherwise.
by Dale Hyde5 years ago
I just happened to be viewing one of my hubs that has been deemed a sleeper, and I noticed that the Amazon and Ebay advertisements in the capsules displayed on the hub has been increased in size. This alarms me,...
by Chitrangada Sharan3 years ago
While placing ads on hubs, such as Amazon and eBay, how many ads can we choose?I have seen many hubs having more than two ads, whereas when I choose I have options only upto 2, both for Amazon and eBay.
by Person of Interest3 years ago
http://hubpages.com/my/hubs/stats?categ … ule=AmazonFolks, we really need to make a concerted effort to delete (or at least not display) those Amazon capsules we know to be in violation of QAP.The above link will...
by Misha6 years ago
I got a poorly worded to the point of being offensive email from the team about one of my hubs that got unpublished. I replied with a request for clarification. Almost 24 hours passed since. I am wondering, how long I...
by Catherine Giordano4 months ago
I understand the rationale for removing amazon capsules. I'm very careful not to include amazon capsules unless they are 100% relevant, and I can provide a personal opinion. I rarely do more than one per hub.HP is not...
by Sally Gulbrandsen4 years ago
It is my understanding that we are only entitled to have two Amazon Ads on a Hub. I still see many Hubs with more than two Ads and also Hubs with several capsules which contain two Ads each. What is...
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.