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How to gain more traffic to recipe hubs.

  1. Carb Diva profile image97
    Carb Divaposted 5 years ago

    How to gain more traffic to recipe hubs.

    My hubs are recipes--does anyone have a suggestion on how to expand recipes and make them more attractive?The hubpages blog suggests that the longer the hub, the more traffic that will be drawn to that hub.

  2. msshandriaball profile image45
    msshandriaballposted 5 years ago

    You could try adding pictures and video of you cooking and preparing the recipe.Good luck!

  3. Barbara Kay profile image93
    Barbara Kayposted 5 years ago

    Search recipes before you do the hubs. Try to find ones no one else has already posted. You can try adding words like I did to a few. Examples are Northern Michigan Pasties. If I would have used just Pasties it wouldn't get any views at all.

    I haven't had a lot of success with recipes. There are just too many on the web already. If you have a certain niche like Chinese dishes etc, you might do better.

    Be sure to list it on Pinterest. If you have a nice photo, they like them there. Sign-up and share them on Redgage.

    Be sure to take photos of each step that you use while doing the recipe yourself. Readers love these type of hubs. You might also consider a hub that involves cooking with a certain type of food and then having several recipes.

  4. jaydawg808 profile image89
    jaydawg808posted 5 years ago

    Maybe as it was suggested, add more pictures?  Maybe more content on how it tastes and recommendations, etc.?

    1. Carb Diva profile image97
      Carb Divaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      jaydawg808...I'm not much of a photographer (and have a crumby camera to boot), but I'll try to add more text on tastes and recommendations. Thank you for your suggestions.

  5. janshares profile image97
    jansharesposted 5 years ago

    Hi Carb Diva, great looking recipes. Add "How to Make" or "How to Cook" in front of your titles. If your titles reflect they way people search, you increase your chances of them finding your articles.

    1. Carb Diva profile image97
      Carb Divaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you janshares. That's pretty easy to do and I can see how that might help.

  6. DDE profile image26
    DDEposted 5 years ago

    An interesting idea would be to include a step by step procedure of your recipe that should also improve traffic, recipes require a full explanation all in detail

  7. Thelma Alberts profile image91
    Thelma Albertsposted 5 years ago

    I agree with what janshares and msshandriaball said plus add a step by step instruction for easy following of your recipe.

  8. BizGenGirl profile image89
    BizGenGirlposted 5 years ago

    Looking for some fresh ways to get more genuine traffic to your hubs? Check out this hub for some tried and true tips to achieving your goals. read more

    1. Carb Diva profile image97
      Carb Divaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      BizGenGirl - Where is the "share with hubs community" that you mention in step 1?

  9. gags3480 profile image71
    gags3480posted 5 years ago

    I add step by step pictures to all my recipe hubs but the key thing is the title. Your title should be catchy & something which other's have not posted yet as mentioned by janshares in her comment.

    1. Carb Diva profile image97
      Carb Divaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you gags3480. I'll work on that.

  10. Diana Lee profile image82
    Diana Leeposted 5 years ago

    I try to add some text to my recipe hubs like explaining where I got it, how much my family likes it and why the reader should try it.

    1. Carb Diva profile image97
      Carb Divaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Diana Lee - I do that too. But perhaps I could explain a bit more. Thank you for the suggestion.