How can i get more traffic for my hubs?

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  1. TheRaptorClaw profile image59
    TheRaptorClawposted 13 years ago

    Ok, so i really want to know how i can get more traffic to my hubs. I know i have to write a hub people want to read and yes i take part in the hub community but i am pretty new to this. What websites do you people use to attract traffic? Please help!

    1. profile image0
      cookingdivaposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      There are 2 types of traffic

      1. From HubPages Community

      You can do that by writing, comments to other hubs, participating forums, Q&As and link to other hubs.

      2. From outside HP

      Put on Facebook, Twitter, Other social media, Blog posts, leave comments on other blogs with your hubs as a linkback.

      It is long process but works.

      1. TheRaptorClaw profile image59
        TheRaptorClawposted 13 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks but i got number 1 down. It's your second answer that i am looking for. What websites do you people use aside from Facebook and Twitter and StumbleUpon?

        1. 6stringmethod profile image61
          6stringmethodposted 13 years agoin reply to this

 is a great place too..just find the groups that relate to your topics and of course use the same methods as in any other community/social media sites. Post comments and participate in forums and other sources as much as possible.

    2. sofs profile image77
      sofsposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Go to the learning center and read this up .. covers the whole subject … g-traffic/

    3. Misha profile image63
      Mishaposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Does that mean that nothing listed in your hubs on making money online works for you?

      1. saleheensblog profile image61
        saleheensblogposted 13 years agoin reply to this

        lol don't tell it misha, he will be disheartened. Newbies think that writing on "how to make money" topic can bring them more earning and followers. its not a sin. sad

        I wrote a hub on "keyword development and placement for your website" that I myself don't understand well yet lol lol [the website part] though I understand keyword research far better than earlier now.

    4. profile image58
      rieomposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      As a new hubber, I learned from this question.  Thanks everyone.

  2. steffer profile image61
    stefferposted 13 years ago

    Pinging your hubs, might also help out, i do it all the time.
    many people think it's only for blogs, but it works for hubs.

    every time you made a new hub, you have the chance to advertise your hub trough facebookl or twitter, do this!

    it will not always bring you traffic, but it is a fast and free way.

    1. Rosie2010 profile image68
      Rosie2010posted 13 years agoin reply to this

      thanks, steffer.  I just discovered ping and I was wondering if it works for hubs too.  I haven't seen any changes yet in the hubs I had pinged, but I'll continue pinging.  Every little thing helps

  3. Valeed profile image70
    Valeedposted 13 years ago

    Hi! welcome to HP smile
    I have seen your hubs and they are very well written. I know you have asked a question about how to increase traffic using other sites. But I will not be answering about that as it has been answered. The only thing I will do is that I will suggest you to  consider writting longer hubs and with headings that are highlighted. I have noticed that you have not entered your headings in bold characters which makes it hard for the reader to notice them.
    To improve on your HP score consider suggesting links after you have published your hub. You can do that right now also.
    wish you all the best smile Happy Hubbing!

  4. Sneha Sunny profile image85
    Sneha Sunnyposted 13 years ago

    you can post the links of your hub to your friend's, family member and to all known person to their email address....
    you can also add the links to your facebook and twitter account..........

    1. Teddletonmr profile image70
      Teddletonmrposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Good keywords, content and your unique point of view...Check out the share button at the bottom of your hubs. I hope this helps, make it great day, happy new year and have a Merry Christmas.

  5. saleheensblog profile image61
    saleheensblogposted 13 years ago

    simply do better keyword and niche research > post fresh and quality hub that has 600 words at least and wait until your hubs get matured.

  6. GmaGoldie profile image81
    GmaGoldieposted 13 years ago

    HubPages is built to be a "hub".  To get more traffic, three items must be directed to your Hub:

    1.) Internal HP - comments, forum
    2.) Social - Facebook, Twitter, etc...
    3.) External writing sites - EZine, SheToldMeSo, Ehow, etc...

    Writing on Hub Pages is demanding but the reward both in the conversations and learning you will have and the possible income are achievable IF you are tenacious. 

    It is not a quick win.  You must work at it consistently.

  7. zuky123 profile image58
    zuky123posted 13 years ago
  8. thisisoli profile image69
    thisisoliposted 13 years ago

    I don't believe nobody has mentioned search engine traffic here?

    Search engine traffic is 100% what you should be aiming to achieve.  Social media doesn't do much for that, Hubpages traffic doesn't convert well. These are Marketing Techniques, and while they can work, you actually need something to 'market' for it to be really beneficial.

    You should be writing on external sites such as article base, eZine articles and This is Freelance to procure backlinks to your hubs, but this is to help your overall SEO, not so much for traffic.

    1. nell79 profile image80
      nell79posted 13 years agoin reply to this

      That's the part I've got to work on sad

  9. Don Simkovich profile image60
    Don Simkovichposted 13 years ago

    Good point, thissoli and the answers are useful, too. My advice is to look for 3 to 5 blogs or websites that relate to your Hubs and then participate in those sites by leaving comments using your Hub as a url.
    I write about business topics which are highly competitive. I've done this on occasion but I'm going to do more for some of my underperforming Hubs and then I'm going to make an effort to stay involved in those sites so I'm really participating and not spamming. Of course, you could do more than 3 to 5 but I don't think most people would have time to participate in 7 to 10 sites.

  10. iceangel profile image59
    iceangelposted 13 years ago

    commenting on other peoples hubs,blog post and website will help.
    also visit register there and your on for great traffic to your hubs.

    Also sharing and tweeting of your latest and older hubs on facebook and twitter will help you a lot.Another wonderful way is my creating backlinks to your hubs will really go along way.

    Hope you found this useful.

    1. Rosie2010 profile image68
      Rosie2010posted 13 years agoin reply to this

      thanks iceangel, this is helpful for me too.

  11. DonnaWallace profile image60
    DonnaWallaceposted 13 years ago

    These are all great ideas. Thank you for the valuable tips! I'm also trying to increase my traffic, and your ideas are going to be very helpful.

  12. shimmering Dawn profile image70
    shimmering Dawnposted 13 years ago

    I have learnt a few things from here thanks.

  13. Rosie2010 profile image68
    Rosie2010posted 13 years ago

    Welcome to Hubpages!  I have been here two months and I am still learning.  Thanks for your question.. I've learned a few things from the comments here too.

  14. dandan594 profile image59
    dandan594posted 13 years ago

    I wrote a hub on this subjects that you may find very useful - <a href="">Here</a>

  15. elayne001 profile image78
    elayne001posted 13 years ago,, are just a few, but I understand there are do follow sites that are the best - look for those...


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