For those of you with a good amount of referrals, what was your most successful method?
I've got thousands coming through my referral link but none of them make a HP account or write hubs. The traffic through these links is all genuine so I don't get it, unless the conversion rate is just that bad...
You're probably not attracting people in the right way. If you tell people that they are going to make tons of cash writing on HubPages, then your motives are twisted and their expectations will never be met. Only a small percentage of people on the web can be actually classified as "writers", so in order to attract people that may have an actual interest you should probably say something like "if you enjoy writing, you might be able to earn a little extra money through HubPages" which would be a much more accurate and realistic approach.
Understood, but I was going more towards the methodology of getting the link to the right audience. I'm just taking a guess here but would there be forums out there for prospective writers who don't already know about hubpages? Or do I not even need to go there? Maybe other people use the "brute force" method and just get way more traffic through their referral link. I'm trying to understand how people have been successful in the past without getting into the details of their hub content, which is a variable I can control fairly well.
by Jo_Goldsmith11 5 years ago
I have at least 5 referral trackers for those who wish to sign up.I have a total of 25 sign ups. This is good. However, those who have signed up are not blogging, or there is no traffic. Are these people ghosts?What is the sense of having these trackers, and someone signs up and doesn't participate...
by R. Brady Frost 6 years ago
I was just wondering if anyone out there would like to share their experience with the HubPages referral system. How many referrals do you have and what tactics have you found to be useful in attracting new quality members to the HubPages community?What have you done to help foster the growth of...
by Person of Interest 4 years ago
Hubbers need to know if their account is a full-value account worth the full 40% income value to HP. Or if their account is a referred account that is only worth the partial 30% value to HP. Knowing one's value to HP is an important factor in determining how much time, labor, and even money the...
by kerryg 9 years ago
I've read the FAQ, darkside's hubs, and several forum threads and didn't see an answer to this.If somebody lands on one of my hubs via a Google search, for example, and thinks "WTF is this cr*p? I could do better!" or (hopefully!) "Wow, this is so awesome - I want to join this site...
by Pandoras Box 7 years ago
Trying to see if I understand this correctly. The trackers only work from outside of HP, correct? So if I have a new affiliate tracker on my profile page or in a hub, it's worthless to me, right? And if I link from one of my hubs to someone else's via a traffic tracker, again, it does me no good,...
by Marina 3 years ago
As part of our ongoing efforts to improve site structure, we are removing HubPages referral links from published Hubs by deleting their tracker IDs. HubPages referral links were always intended for use outside of HubPages, and because they redirect, they may cause some page rank to be lost. ...
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