Update an old hub or delete and start from scratch?
For example, I've written about the herb, basil But there are some very good new varieties. It is not enough information to warrent a whole new hub. Especially with hub recommendations for longer Hubs. Which would get the most attention, a whole new basil post or a revamp of an oldy that still gets some hits?
Google likes fresh stuff. I refresh a Hub until it is about 2-years old. Then, I pull it and write a new one, on the same subject with a new title.
I agree with Don. Add the new information to your existing hub and republish it. Your traffic should increase.
Revamp the old one and make it longer. When I look at my articles that are ranked #1 in search in their topics, they're all older than 2 years, and have long, strong content.
I'd simply add the new information to the old hub. I've updated a few of my author interviews and only added the title of their newest book. Why reinvent the wheel (as the saying goes).
Yes; I would take Don's advice. Anyone who has read your older hub will not recognize a new look and sound I am sure and will no doubt have the benefit of new and improved! I look forward to it. When it comes to the financial aspect of it I must admit I have no knowledge though.
I've been adding new and more current information to my hubs as I release them to the wider Hub reading public. I'm finding that many of them are lacking if I use the content meter at the top of the edit page. I haven't read your basil hub, but most certainly would do so if I stumbled on it or it floated to the top of the feed while I was sitting here. So, definitely, I'd be interested in the new information as well.
Update/revamp it. Add new pictures, make it longer, perhaps include a video. I personally wouldn't delete or start from scratch (ain't nobody got' time for that!!!). if its truly bad, I would ignore it, move on, and make a vow to myself that I will not make a hub like that again.
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