I know at least a few people who do.
I tried it once or twice but didn't see any effect.
I personally don't backlink or promote much - if a hubs going to take off, it's going to take off.
Sure if I promote it, it may take off two weeks earlier, but what if I'm promoting a hub that just never had a chance, anyway? I'd rather write more hubs.
I've seen it help on a short term basis, like the immediate 24 hours after.
My hubs get indexed in less than 24 hours anyway so tehre is very little point in pinging.
All my own websites are hosted on wordpress, so I just updated the ping list in the general settings on there with about 100 services so I can be sure that my smaller websites are still indexed.
Pinging helps to get your site noticed, and that's always a good thing. A good free ping service to use is pinggoat.com
Also it is particularly recommended to ping after every new blog post. So this same practice can be used for HubPages too.
by BlissfulWriter5 years ago
Wordpress submits each post to ping services like pingomatic. Should we be submitting our Hubs to these services or submit a ping each time we post a new Hub?
by Barbara Badder6 years ago
I read on someone hub that it helps to ping your hubs. What exactly is pinging and why should I do it? Thanks.
by djtphn19 years ago
Can someone explain to me or direct me to a link about pinging????What is it, why do I want to do it, will it feel good and will I want to do it again and again????? Serioiusly, I have no clueThxDJ
by Gener Geminiano8 years ago
I'm using pingates two days already and hmmm my batting views average raised to 200 to 270 views aday from 170 to 250...
by David 4706 years ago
It's been a long time since I have pinged. Frankly, it may have been before panda update. Would it help (or at least be a good idea) to ping because of the switch to sub domains, or would it likely make no difference in...
by Ritsos6 years ago
Errrr in idiot terms .. what is it and should I do it after launching a website or posting a hub? I have been doing very recently but not really 100% sure why .. I've been using Pingler any thoughts/advice?
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