Can a human take a look at my hub and tell me why it keeps getting flagged. Here is the reason for flagging my hub - "Overly Promotional - Solely or excessively promotes another site(s), especially when Hub links all point to one site". Thats BS I am not promoting any sites. Please take a look and see.
Overly promotional usually means there are more than 2 links pointing to the same domain.
If you're using referral links for the survey sites and trying to get the members with the hub then it'll be flagged and will not let you publish.
If the hub is duplicate content, then it is not allowed to have even one link in it, regardless of where the link goes. (Wikipedia and a couple other, very large sites are an exception to this.)
by Tim Mitchell 6 years ago
I have a hub that today has been 'indicated' as being overly promotional. That hub is A Hub Marketing Plan http://tsmog.hubpages.com/hub/A-Hub-Marketing-Plan posted or published on 3/20/12. It has received positive comments and positive accolades. Let me share I am now frustrated with primarily two...
by joniki 10 years ago
So I am away for a couple days and come home to hubpages for a nice Easter gift.EVERY ONE of my hubs has been flagged and unpublished. ALL OF THEM??Hubs that have been live for almost a year now with thousands of hits are suddenly against the rules?Was there a major rules change or is someone...
by Peter V 6 years ago
Do you often flag content on HubPages?I see a few hubs everyday that are in English, but poorly written. I hate to flag a hub if someone is just trying to start on HP, but I don't like reading poorly written hubs! What are your thoughts?
by BenjaminB 7 years ago
I find it hilarious that Hubpages pushes the concept of helping new Hubbers yet my Hub which has had very good reception by the community has been flagged for being both overly promotional and substandard.I had 5 social bookmarking links,and 2 other links to free tools absolutely related to the...
by RockyMountainMom 3 years ago
I'm about to publish a hub. My goal with this hub is to promote the idea of writing for Mesothelioma Awareness day. I took out one link to cancer information already, but am still getting the warning.I think that this hub, without links to the information, would be silly. And I...
by Mark Knowles 10 years ago
At last !One of my hubs has been flagged as overly promotional LOLOr at least :WARNING: This hub is in danger of being flagged as Overly Promotional, for 2+ links to a domain. I feel so proud. Almost like a "real" internet marketer. 2008 Motorcycle Guide
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