When someone follows you on HubPages, do you usually follow them back?

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  1. JRScarbrough profile image89
    JRScarbroughposted 4 years ago

    When someone follows you on HubPages, do you usually follow them back?

    On HubPages, what makes you decide who to follow?

    If someone follows you, do you follow them back? Is that the proper etiquette? 

    What factors decide who you want to follow or who you don't want to follow?

  2. jaydawg808 profile image90
    jaydawg808posted 4 years ago

    I rarely follow anyone here. And it is simply because nobody writes on topics that I passionately really find compelling.  If someone wants to follow me, then great, they've found my topics to be compelling.  But to merely follow someone "just because" isn't going to do much other than having more followers.

    1. JRScarbrough profile image89
      JRScarbroughposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Good answer! That's the truth in my opinion, if you just randomly begin following someone in hope that they follow you back, they might follow you back but never surf one of your hubs. It would be counter productive.

  3. cathylynn99 profile image77
    cathylynn99posted 4 years ago

    if someone follows me, I read their profile. if it seems they'll be writing something I'm interested in, I follow back. I also check their activity. if they're on a following streak, I tend to disregard the sincerity of them following me.

    1. JRScarbrough profile image89
      JRScarbroughposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Very insightful answer! Thanks. I tend to want natural followers as the previous answer referenced. Natural is just the people who are interested in my subjects and interests. Thanks for your answer!

  4. Geekdom profile image89
    Geekdomposted 4 years ago

    At first I only followed people who wrote on topics that interested me. However, I now follow anybody who follows me. The change occurred for a couple reasons.
    1. It lets me get some topics that I might not have read without following them. 
    2. I was not getting many new articles in my feed and found myself losing interest in Hubpages. By following more people, there is more activity.
    3. HubPages rewards you for following people. (Penalize if you follow a significant more number of people than follow you. Some people just fish.) 
    Yes, I will automatically follow people back.

  5. peachpurple profile image81
    peachpurpleposted 4 years ago

    yes, i follow them back whether or not their articles are my interest or not. I am thankful that they are following me . Furthermore, if i publish new hubs, they will be notify. That is an advantage for me.


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