Show only Featured articles on my profile?

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  1. quotations profile image93
    quotationsposted 7 months ago

    When I go into my profile settings, I am given the choice of showing only Featured articles on my profile. I am also allowed to pick up to 6 hubs to spotlight.

    My question is, should I select the option of showing only featured hubs or all my hubs? Would showing all my hubs bring more traffic to underperforming hubs, or would it hurt my rankings overall? I would appreciate advice from someone who has tried either option and what effect it had.

    On sort of the same topic, it is it a good idea to change the hubs I choose to spotlight or stick to the ones which are performing best? In other words, should I use the spotlight to bring traffic to new hubs or keep it coming to established hubs?

    Thanks in advance for any advice!

    1. Miebakagh57 profile image43
      Miebakagh57posted 7 months agoin reply to this

      Hello,quotation, I will be watching the rections and responses to this question. Iwant to learn more. Thank you indeed.

    2. DrMark1961 profile image98
      DrMark1961posted 7 months agoin reply to this

      As far as your profile pics go, you do not want your best articles on there. They are getting page views already, right? What I would recommend is including some articles that you want people to read, but they are not finding, but only if they have good images that are going to draw the eye. (Not many people will visit your profile page, so you should expect few views from here. Make the potential views happen somewhere special.)

      On the subject of featured/unfeatured, I would recommend you show them all. Your unfeatured articles are not showing up on Google, so the only chance you have of ever getting any traffic to them is showing them on your profile page or sharing them on social media.

      A somewhat related subject: why arent more of your articles on niche sites? I just read your article on recycling. You would have to dump that Amazon capsule, which has probably never seen a sale before, but it could definitely be moved to Soapboxie after editing. Are you submitting an article every 2 weeks to be moved? If you are not, get to it. This is your best chance of getting significant views to your articles so that you do not have any unfeatured hubs.

      1. quotations profile image93
        quotationsposted 7 months agoin reply to this

        Thanks for the advice. I actually don't submit anything to the niche sites. All of the ones that made it were chosen by Hubpages on their own initiative. I guess I never know if they are good enough.

        I will take your advice regarding the hub on recycling.

        In your experience do they place articles on niche sites that were published a long time ago, or do they generally only take fresh content?

        1. Titia profile image94
          Titiaposted 7 months agoin reply to this

          They judge new hubs automatically when they're published, but they don't go over your older hubs. Those you have to submit yourself. You can submit one every 2 weeks, but be sure they comply to all the things HP wants to see in niche hubs. Don't use Amazon capsules, but only in text links and the what and why of the article has to be described in your article.

          1. Miebakagh57 profile image43
            Miebakagh57posted 7 months agoin reply to this

            Hi, Titia, thank you. I will give it a try soon.

        2. DrMark1961 profile image98
          DrMark1961posted 7 months agoin reply to this

          I think they looked at a lot of them eventually but it was much better to submit them. I guess it is kind of like shoving the article in front of the teachers face and saying "Hey, take a look at this!" The article may get a rejection email, but some of the emails are useful and will allow you to improve the article.

      2. Miebakagh57 profile image43
        Miebakagh57posted 7 months agoin reply to this

        Hey, Dr.Mark, thank you for this opinion.

 
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