I am very confused about tags...

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  1. helenathegreat profile image81
    helenathegreatposted 11 years ago

    I know we've talked about this before, but searching the forums did nothing for me.  I have a bunch of questions about tagging our hubs.

    Do adding more tags lower your hubscore?  I usually just try to add everything I can think of, including misspellings, plural AND singular forms of words, and random phrases.  Should I limit my tagging?

    Should I include tag phrases that also appear in my hub, or is this just redundant?  For example, if I have a hub about dog breeding (and I have several), and it says the phrase "dog breeding" in the hub several times, should I add that as a tag or not?

    I'm just confused as to how much the tagging affects anything, or if it does.  I appreciate any help, as usual.  smile

  2. Kenny Wordsmith profile image80
    Kenny Wordsmithposted 11 years ago


    This hub helped me with tagging. Seems to answer your questions. Best of luck, Helena!

    1. stephhicks68 profile image89
      stephhicks68posted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks Kenny - this is a great Hub about tagging!  I hadn't seen it before.  Very helpful.  I will add to my bookmarks...

  3. helenathegreat profile image81
    helenathegreatposted 11 years ago

    That's perfect, Kenny.  I knew someone would have a great resource like that.  Thanks!!

  4. ohohdon profile image77
    ohohdonposted 11 years ago

    If you have selected a key phrase that you have optimized with the plan to rank well in the search engines, be sure to include that phrase as a tag.

  5. Kenny Wordsmith profile image80
    Kenny Wordsmithposted 11 years ago

    My pleasure, friends. It's a good idea to become a fan of 'hubpages' in its avatar as a hubber, also. Useful hubs there.

  6. jaymz profile image75
    jaymzposted 11 years ago

    Thanks for the link. I've been just adding any word or phrases that relates to my hub. Now, I know a better way to go about it.

  7. Kenny Wordsmith profile image80
    Kenny Wordsmithposted 11 years ago

    You're welcome. smile
    And there's a lot of hubs there about all the aspects of hubbing.

  8. belief713 profile image77
    belief713posted 11 years ago

    Thanks for the hub link.


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