Is there any benefit to using the answers section to get a feel for what people want to read about?
For example, would it wise to assume that if people are engaged in a conversation about your question, that you could expect traffic for a hub?
I don't really think so. It might be an indication of what's popular on HP, but that doesn't seem to match up with what's popular in general.
I agree with Sherry, but at the same time I find that sometimes I get an idea for a hub by reading what people have to say.
I don't rely on the answers section to make a list of topics I think people will want to read, but sometimes it jogs something in my brain and leads to an idea for something similar. For example, I've seen a few medical type questions and it gave me the idea to write my hub about cerebral aneurisms even though aneurisms weren't any part of any of the questions.
by Susannah Birch 6 years ago
I haven't seen a thread on this (feel free to post the link if there is).Hubpages will soon be giving ad share for questions.From the Hubpages weekly newsletter:While some of these Questions are winning prize money, all of them will soon be able to bring additional ad revenue to the people who...
by Paul Maplesden 5 years ago
All of us that have visited the question section know that much of the content there is of very questionable quality. It's difficult to see how many of the questions really contribute to the community or discussion on HubPages at all, ranging as they do from mediocre to banal.Of course, there are...
by Susannah Birch 4 years ago
What do you think of people who ask a question then use the answers to write a hub?What do you think of people who ask a question (in forums or answer section etc) then use your answers and turn them into a hub? Would it bother you?
by Juliette Kando FI Chor 5 years ago
I read both forum entries and answers/questions entries but the two features seem to overlap. Many of the questions asked in "answers" are technical questions asked by hubbers about HP. Some elicit long threads of answers just like in the forums. Since the "questions/answers"...
by Andria 9 years ago
Some hubbers are taking the mick with it. It's spamming. It's not allowed in the forums. If you want attention promote yourself according to good manners. Not by over spamming in the questions section.
by HubPages 6 years ago
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