Which word do you think better describes our activiites that we do on hubpages.com
Stacie's right - there is a difference.
Blogging is perfect when you already have an audience, and that audience knows you well enough personally to read whatever you have to say. If you want to blog about how your day went, or how much you can't wait to see your cousin at family reunion, or about who's the better presidential candidate, then a blog is a perfect repository for those kinds of thoughts. Your audience knows you and might be interested. Purely personal matters and opinions about the news are perfect for blogs. But strangers might not care one bit about your opinions on things, which is why blogs tend to get very, very little traffic from search engines.
Hubbing, on the other hand, is written for anyone searching for information, and should be written in a way that does not require that person to know who you are to make sense of it. You don't need to know Stacie at all to find her Hub on how to knit a scarf incredibly useful. This is an example of evergreen content.
Evergreen content has the benefit of being much more attractive to searchers, and also translates to higher click-through rates on ads. Long-time Hubbers can tell you that great quality evergreen Hubs attract healthy traffic from Google, Yahoo and MSN/Live and that traffic translates to AdSense earnings.
Thank you Jason for spelling out the differences. My answer was ridiculously short. Mmm...coffee is helping.
by Heather Edgens 2 years ago
I am not all that familiar with the ends and outs of blogging. My understanding is that you can blog about anything- from handy parenting tips to telling people about how you slipped on some ice and landed on your booty in front of a million people. (I don't know why you would write about that, but...
by Vaiebhav 7 years ago
On Hubpages, what works well - evergreen content, or topical contentwhich is hot today but may not be tomorrow?
by Kate Swanson 17 months ago
I am always surprised that guest blogging is never discussed on HubPages. We all know it's important to have backlinks pointing to our Hubs and websites. We also know that Google is working hard to detect and devalue links which are artificially created - things like directory...
by 02SmithA 10 years ago
I just started hubbing and I was wondering if those who had been here a while could let me know what kind of results they have had with the referral program? Has anyone tried running advertisements with their hubpage url anywhere? What kind of results did that get? Thanks!
by Janis Leslie Evans 4 years ago
What made the light bulb come on and those insights start to make sense? List three things that you consider "aha" moments as a hubber/online writer that have contributed to your making real progress on HP.Mine were:1. Titles can make or break my hub. 2. It's not about me; I have to...
by UmmAbudi 6 years ago
I'm new to hubbing & I've never done blogging. My question is, what's the difference in hubbing & blogging (besides the money factor)? Can't hubbers make their hubs like their blogs? Like post about things they enjoy doing or writing about? I think it's really nice if you blog/hub while you...
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