I've spent the last few days improving my hubs and working on SEO. As a result, I now have half a dozen additions to my toolbar for easy back-linking to my hubs.
Then, I read a fantastic hub by Missi Darnell a few moments ago. It occurred to me that, in less than 60 seconds, I could help promote this hub by a few clicks.
I wonder: How many of us do this? How many of us take a few seconds to click "up" on HP, to submit links to the likes of Blink, Folkd, Xomba, FB, Stumble, Reddit, and so on?
It just seems like the thing to do, when we read another hubbers hub that qualifies as outstanding. The better one hubber does, the better we all do, right? (Sort of?)
Even if we don't personally benefit, we each know how HARD it is to build that crucial SEO; so, why not take a few seconds to support our fellow hubbers?
Just a thought.
Dale Mazurek has a great blog that he uses solely for the purpose of promoting other Hubbers. Following his example I have also started a blog at blogspot for the same reason. I always rate up a hub that I find informative or that i have enjoyed reading.
I always share articles I read and enjoy thoroughly. When I rate up an article, there are times that I share it with my network.
Granted, my network is small, but any help I can provide is what I feel I must do. Especially, when great quality hubs are read.
Yep if I find an article that I know someone else would benefit from then I'll share it - I would hope that someone else will do the same for any Hubs of mine that are great - if they can find one that is *smile*!
Yeah ... I've never hesitated to mark a hub up (or down!) here on HP. I'd just never thought about doing the back link promotion until today.
It's something I'll definitely continue to do, and, like you said, I hope others would do the same for me, etc.
The thing is, you can actually benefit $$-wise too.
Simply scroll to the bottom of the page and click the "link to this page" link. The link that you are given has a tracker on it that will give you a chance at (i think) 9% of ad impressions - as well as perks if the person ends up signing up on Hubpages and begins to publish hubs. I would suggest checking the "Learning Center" a bit more on this though, because I may have left a thing or two out or missed a few of the specifics.
Well I am oli4uk on reddit if anyone wants to share some vote love!
(Give em a couple of days to vote back, I have a flight to America in 15 hours so might be a little indisposed!
I share and create backlink blurbs for other writers hubs on a regular basis, i do this more frequently than I actually comment.
Im often not bothered to add a tracker, although i do when I remember.
Rebecca E. gave me the very same idea your talking about here. When your done reading a great hub it only takes a minute or so to tweet, Digg or stumble it. Share the link love.
A very good reason to do this is: If all you do is self promote on twitter, stumbleupon and the rest others will notice this and may start ignoring your posts or even unfollow you. I don't follow anyone on Twitter if all they do is promote the same thing over and over, like their own web site for instance. That gets old quickly! So we shouldn't do this either imho.
By promoting other hubbers hub you are adding a much greater variety to your postings on these other sites. There is a good chance others may follow you just because you posted a hub that wasn't even yours that they liked.
Twitter is really easy to share the link love on. StumbleUpon and Digg take a few more clicks but are pretty easy too.
When I write a new hub and I'm out on a incoming link run I will often pick one of my followers hubs that I like and promote their hub on each place I go to as I promote mine.
So I agree 110% with what your saying here and do do this often.
by Mikel G Roberts 8 years ago
I would like to suggest a change in the voting system on hubs.I would like for it to remain possible to vote up another's hub, but I'd like to see the ability of voting it down removed.Some people are petty and childish, I feel that the ability to afflict damage on anothers work via negative...
by Dennis L. Page 6 years ago
Why do fellow Hubbers fawn over a Hub filled with errors?Many times I will see an attention grabbing title and within the first sentence there will be a misspelling of a word. Okay, to err is human and we have all made typographical errors. However, in proceeding further into the story presented I...
by Itswritten 8 years ago
Do you want fellow hubbers to comment on your hubs?
by ViralWhisper 5 years ago
Hi fellow Hubbers! I've been hubbing here at HubPages since year 2010 and I just can't believe that I haven't earn anything from my published articles since then, not a single cent! There's obviously something wrong. Any ideas? Please help! Thanks.
by Bruce Chamoff 7 years ago
I have been on Hubpages for only a week, so nice to meet you all. My hubkarma is going up nicely and probably at a faster rate than my hubberscore. LOLI see a lot of forum threads about hub scores, but too many on hub karma, maybe because it is still a new concept.I assume your hubber scores are...
by Demas W Jasper 6 years ago
It is especially important, particularly in support of new Hubbers, that when we have read one of their Hubs, we indicate our reaction by taking the few seconds needed to indicate our reaction to their Hub (funny, awesome, useful, interesting, etc.). Not only might it be a needed encouragement and...
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|