If one of your hubs is idled, what do you do?

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  1. pstraubie48 profile image76
    pstraubie48posted 9 years ago

    If one of your hubs is idled, what do you do?

    Do you delete it,  or do you unpublish it, work on it, and republish it?

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  2. profile image0
    JThomp42posted 9 years ago

    All you must do is a little simple editing. After this, it will become featured again within 24 to 48 hours.

  3. Becky Katz profile image82
    Becky Katzposted 9 years ago

    I will edit it to satisfy the hub gods and it will be pending for around 12-24 hours. Only one letter needs to be changed to make the hub gods happy so just check your spelling and readability. I have changed a sentence to make it flow a little better. I rarely delete because I am not very prolific. If you really do not like the hub, unpublish and rewrite or delete.

  4. Goody5 profile image57
    Goody5posted 9 years ago

    It's absolutely no problem to get your idled hub featured again, and back into the lime light once again here at the Hub Pages. I have a quick fix for idled hubs that will do the trick for you - http://goody5.hubpages.com/hub/Quick-fi … led-status I hope this helps you out, and please remember that you never need to delete or unpublish an idled hub.

  5. duffsmom profile image60
    duffsmomposted 9 years ago

    Since most of mine are recipes or poems, and I am not concerned with the money making aspect of Hubpages, and I don't want to make any text changes - I simply go in and add a comma, or change my copyright notice a tiny bit and then republish and in a day or so, it's back.

  6. FatFreddysCat profile image95
    FatFreddysCatposted 9 years ago

    I just open 'em, give 'em a few tweaks (move some words around, change a line or two, maybe add a pic, a poll, or a video) and throw'em back out there again.

  7. The Dirt Farmer profile image94
    The Dirt Farmerposted 9 years ago

    I've been (a few at a time) editing my idle hubs to add polls (gee, I wish they were more attractive looking), more pictures, tables, etc. while keeping an eye on the new "hub-o-meter of hotness" in the upper left corner of the page while in editing mode. I'm hoping my idle hubs will become un-idle ... someday!

  8. ryanjhoe profile image55
    ryanjhoeposted 9 years ago

    I usually edit it and then tried to publish it again and hope it become acceptable for hubpages.

  9. joym7 profile image60
    joym7posted 9 years ago

    just adding few other things and editing a few paragraph and will through it back on the hubpages.

  10. Abby Campbell profile image77
    Abby Campbellposted 9 years ago

    I advertise my hubs on a variety of areas: Facebook Pages and group, Pinterest, and Google +1 groups. I also have a website where I syndicate my hub's titles and summaries. One click, and the reader is brought into my HubPages. By advertising on my website, I am able to tag each hub with my own words and phrases. Hopefully, this brings more traffic. I have never had one of my hubs unfeatured, but I've only been writing for HubPages for two months.

  11. cat on a soapbox profile image95
    cat on a soapboxposted 9 years ago

    I look at idled hubs as a way to rethink first impressions. The title may need better key words to drive traffic. Could the photo be better?   I may go in and edit quite a bit of info or add significant text. I look at it as a way to fine-tune my hubs. Poetry idles faster than informative topics, and I write a lot of haiku. There's the challenge!

 
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