I was just tooling around in Analytics with my husband, and we noticed that 24 people have arrived at my Hubs after typing "steelhead trout recipes" into Yahoo Search.
I do not have a single Hub on recipes of any kind, nor do I have one on trout.
Fully half those people arrived at my profile, while the rest were scattered about, one per page. Only half of them bounced - the others spent up to 35 minutes reading my Hubs.
Now, if I can attract steelhead trout afficionados when I have nothing in the least trouty to offer them, surely your trout recipes Hub must be pulling some serious page views by now? The trout crowd are obviously biting at just about anything ...
P.S. Since it's mainly my profile, maybe that means that Yahoo thinks I'm an old trout ...
Not you, Jenny!
I admit to having trouble navigating around Analytics to work out stuff like this. I tend to log in, look at the number of views and log out again! Maybe one day I'll get around to figuring out how to use it...
LOL, lol ......... great way to begin a Monday morning here in the UK.
But seriously thanks for the great SEO tip - us newbies need all the help we can get
LOL, your visitors should have been real bees - I was not able to find your profile on the first five pages and gave up
I did find Mark's hub on the second page however, and this makes me thinking he should be getting some visitors from there - and makes me kinda proud
That would be all the Hubs about Christianity, wouldn't it?
I suppose the one about the various zombie gods would smell of rotten fish, in that case?
Well, I am not going to go anywhere near the old trout reference. That seems a little too much like a "Do these jeans make my ass look big," sort of statement.
Thanks to Misha's advice. I have seen a MASSIVE jump in traffic. I am now getting the sort of visitors I could only have dreamed of a few weeks ago. Sometimes as many as 14 a day
Here's the proof:
I have to say, I get some weird visitors and google seems to mix up the hubpage tags for some reason. Think "sexy Indian Girls in their underwear.
Mark - you seem to have put the wrong graph up - obviously the "2" should be "200" visitors today - we don't want to mislead people with how easy this IM stuff is <insert sarcastic smilies>
Can I show mine too (tongue in cheek); http://terryg-tips.blogspot.com/ - Just enlarge the screen shot.
Correct linking and social networking works with anything really. There is no reason why anyone's hub page should not hold the top 6 or 7 positions on page 1. Here's proof and I think the keywords still hold similar positions.
Traffic is in the kay's and nicely targeted as well.
Ya, I have noticed a huge number of visitors from Steelhead trout recipe and recipes too. I thought that maybe somebody just always enters hubpages through a google search for steelhead trout, but that seems pretty ludicrous. I guess tons of people find hubpages that way that are keenly interested in following a lot of links. Maybe Mark stumbled across some unexpected correlation between people who like cooking trout and people who like the HubPages format.
One day, the Hot Hubs section will be as full of trout recipes fishing for new Referral recruits instead of hubs about celebrity butts.
by michifus 6 years ago
Hi Guys,Just thought I would share some of the changes I made which have had a positive result on my Google placings. Just to fill you in, the Feb Panda update hit me hard (40%-50% loss of traffic), and the subdomain switch improved my rankings marginally for about a day before returning to the...
by Ponx 6 years ago
Ok...I have a silly question. Whenever I visit a fellow hubber's profile page I can see "Some of X's favorite topics" and the hubs categorized under each topic listed. I could not find how I can mark my favorites! Please let me know how to do this.
by naeemebrahimjee 6 years ago
What do you think is missing from hub pages?Is there something you long to have on hub pages?Maybe the ability to add widgets or games into your hubs?Maybe the ability to personalize your hubs or profile more? Maybe with HTML?
by Anish Patel 6 years ago
Why do some users use celebrity pictures as their profile picture?
by moonlake 5 years ago
This place ehealthydietblog is taking recipes off our hubs and it ranks as number one when I searched for one of my reicpes. You know it would get the views before we would with the ranking it has.
by Mary McShane 4 years ago
I am primarily a niche writer, (health/medical hubs) but I write short stories, reviews and opinion pieces too. My articles are all thrown in together on the list on my profile when visitors look over my hub titles.When I originally write the hub, on the right "Display...
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.|