My url tracker is http//hubpages.com/_18jb6rbjczj9v, now if i use that as my link without pointing to a specific hub, i know it takes me to the Hubpages homepage. will this work or do i have to direct them to a hub in order for the referral to be valid?
also, and this only applies if the answer to the above is yes, i assume i can use html to create my own text link to this also?
So long as you have that tracker (or one you've made) then you can send them anywhere... to the home page, the sign up page, a hub... and if a person signs up (within 30 days, and provided they haven't clicked on someone elses tracker after yours) then you get the referral.
That's the short version.
For a more detailed run down I wrote a hub about How HubPage Tracking Works.
Thank you, your examples are very clear and concise. I could hardly sleep last night hoping to get a good answer but your blog goes above and beyond some other things i was wondering as well.
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