Can I link to my own articles?

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  1. jennshealthstore profile image92
    jennshealthstoreposted 8 months ago

    I use to write a lot but have been so busy but recently started to write articles again. Am I am to leave a link from one article to another because they both deal with relationships?

    1. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image97
      Wesman Todd Shawposted 8 months agoin reply to this

      It isn't against any rules. They tend to frown on it now, and especially if you link from an article on a niche site to one which is on hubpages.com. It shouldn't be a problem if you link to one that is in a niche site, or if both articles are on hubpages.com.

      I'm just a guy though. I don't run anything around here.

    2. wilderness profile image98
      wildernessposted 8 months agoin reply to this

      I don't think it is necessarily a problem...as long as both are in the same niche site and discuss the same basic thing.

      A hub, though, on dating relationships and one on extended family relationships would probably not qualify.  One on the problems of your spouse interacting with your parents and another on you interacting with in-laws probably would.

    3. K S Lane profile image95
      K S Laneposted 8 months agoin reply to this

      I did on one of my articles and the capsule got snipped. I was probably in the wrong, though, because the Hub I was linking to wasn't specifically related. I think as long as the two Hubs are similar it shouldn't be an issue.

    4. Marketing Merit profile image95
      Marketing Meritposted 8 months agoin reply to this

      I included 2 text links to HP articles. One was allowed, the other snipped. Obviously, the links have to be relevant but also add value. Linking to your own articles, solely to get more views, is likely to get them removed.

      1. wilderness profile image98
        wildernessposted 8 months agoin reply to this

        That has to be a major key as to whether it's acceptable.  Before niche sites I interlinked my hubs heavily, usually with in-text links.  On a hub about changing brakes on a Ford Taurus, I might say "Some cars are different here - the Chevy Camaro is one of them" and use the "Chevy Camaro" as a link to a hub reviewing the new Camaro. 

        While it used to be fine, a review of the Camaro is not relevant to changing brakes on a Taurus and such links will be snipped.

 
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