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My goal this month is to get this hub on Delishably.
https://hubpages.com/food/These-Foods-S … m-Michigan
I'm a newbie to HP, (with 10 years of amateur writing experience), over the last couple of weeks I placed and was able to get 10 of my "sample" hubs featured with 6 of them being picked up in the niche sites....except this hub noted above. My baby. While it sports a 70 score it's not going into the dining room. It's sits on the regular hubpages under the warming lights getting about 2-3 hits a day. Sad.
I like writing about food. I like watching food channels, I like to make unique food. However I realize that there is a special touch that needs to be applied on foodie posts to get it featured and noticed.
I need a saucier among the HP clans to take a look and suggest the special ingredients to get it up into the foodie niche. Don't pull any punches...I've had great profitable success...except with food posts.
Signed...simmering in Michigan
I looked at your hub and wish I could put my hand through the screen and taste some of that yummy looking food! I love the pictures, and don't see anything wrong with it. I will admit that although I have at least one hub on many other sites, I have none on Delishably.
There is a rule that only two of our hubs can be moved to niche sites each month. Maybe since your others moved quickly, you just need to wait a little more? Try to submit it again, and see if a notice with a date a few days in the future comes up. They are really strict about it, unless you get two older hubs moved to niches, and then write a new one that gets accepted. That's the only way I've been able to sneak in three a month. Good luck!
Thanks, I was not aware of the limitations. Appreciate the insight.
I think Jean means that you can only submit two a month. If you write a stellar hub every day, all of them can be moved to a niche site and you will have 30 moved in a month. Editors can also look at your older articles and move them without them being submitted.
There is no limit to the number that you could have moved each month.
By the way, I read this article when you first published it. I am certainly no foodie, so am not sure of things you will need to change. In order to be moved to niche sites, however, photos do need to have a clear source. A few of them do not. (That cheese spread photo is really bad anyway and should be replaced. It is kind of blurry or poorly framed and is not appetizing at all.)
Thanks for clarifying that! Mike, WE can only submit 2 hubs of our own to niche sites in one month. But editors can move any of ours at any time they want, so if your hubs on HP are stellar and meet all the guidelines, sometimes you do end up with more than 2 being moved within one month. It's a good practice to keep all your hubs the best they can be.
If you publish a new hub, wait a few days, and if it's stellar (meeting the suggestions you see in edit mode), normally the administration will move it to a niche in 3 or 4 days. So you have to give it a title and choose the topic areas it belongs in, but just hit Publish, and they will decide what niche to put it in.
I fully admit I'm not a recipe hubber, so hopefully more qualified authors will give some advice. Honestly, this article looks pretty good to me, but I have a few suggestions:
1) Caption your first image.
2) Think of a longer title. Perhaps "6 Awesome Foods Straight From Michigan" or something.
3) I know recipe hubs aren't typically long, but adding a bit more might help attract traffic. Maybe nutrition, variants, price, or anything else you wish to include. Search engine optimization is always an idea, too.
I'm not sure when this hub was published, but if it was recently, it might just be taking them a few days to move it to a niche site. Good luck.
I have several hubs on Delishably, but that doesn't mean my comments are any better than the ones you've already had.
1. I think you need a more punchy title.
e.g. 7 Michigan Foods That Will make Your Mouth Water.
2. Include "how to make" instructions for each dish you mention.
i.e. there's no recipe for the cherry pie or the pasty or the soup.
EDIT I've just noticed you've put a link to another hub with a pasty recipe. That link will be snipped as you can only link to hubs on the same niche site. But better still, keep the reader on your article by including your own recipe.
3. I don't understand the relevance of the slogan on the first picture - why "scream"? That makes me think of ice cream and not whatever is in the photo. And what is in the photo? (because I can't make it out.) If you use a picture make sure it's relevant and that the reader understands what it is showing.
I like this. My only suggestion is removing the Scheeze Spread ingredients and instructions and creating a whole new hub on how to make it. Then you can recommend your new article through this article.
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