In reading many forums, I've seen where people have posted in forums to promote their hubs. At first I thought, wow that's rude, but now I think I have a different view.
I think we all want our hubs to be read so promotion rather through a social network, around the hub-pages community, or wherever is important.
...Or, is promoting one's hub in forums a nuisance, which takes away from the forum's purpose?
TOS says no self promotion in the forums, meaning if you post a link to a hub for the purpose of promotion, they will delete it. In threads where it's relevant, there are people who have linked to a hub of another hubber to help in providing info or answering questions in the forums. Mentioning that you have a hub on a relevant subject, without linking to it can be helpful at times, but shouldn't be done flagrantly. It's a matter of respect for each other since none of us wants to be spammed. Good hubbers tend to build followers over time because they write quality hubs and are interesting and friendly in the forums. (Well, as a rule that's true, but not in all cases...)
Welcome to HP! Looking forward to reading your hubs.
Noting that you're still a relatively new hubber, I'll add that you can post a hub link in the extreme hub makeover subforum only, for the purpose of seeking advice from others about what improvements could be made to your layout and such.
I join a whole host of forums related non related to my hub topics and upon sign up they normally ask for website url and email signature and i put my hubpages url as my email signature and my blog for website url, and i started that last saturday and within that space of time my google page rank for my blog jump 1 bar. now how cool is that? its all about backlinking.
by Kate Swanson 11 years ago
While I'm being a policeman, I can't help noticing that there's a lot of self-promotion that goes on in the forums. Especially the "other topics" forums, where quite often you'll find posts with not much more than the link to the person's Hub.Surely the forums are places to discuss...
by DuqueDupre 10 years ago
I guess the title says it all- I have a few published hubs and a few in the workds that I believe are well written and interesting to read, but I can't see many people finding them through google, what are some other good ways besides spaming links to promote it?This one of the hubs I was talking...
by Don Bobbitt 3 weeks ago
It looks like a fourth of my feed lately is comprised of new people wanting the rest of us to tell them how to write. All day I get request after request for help on passing the Quality Assessment. I mean Really? Many of your requests are just one step above being a jumble of mis-spelled words...
by Katherine Tyrrell 4 years ago
Now I've got your attention I have a query which has been niggling me ever since I joined HubPages! I can't find an answer to it hence this new discussion.My understanding is you must NOT promote your hub in the forums - as per the note top left on the page when you start a New Discussion -...
by Tony Lawrence 8 years ago
I think not.The Help Forum, and Official HubPages Announcements should be open to them until they create at least one hub, at which time Extreme Makeover, Report a Problem or Suggest a New Feature and Suggest Report a Problem or Suggest a New Feature might open.After 5, open 30 Hubs in 30...
by Prakash RnP 5 years ago
A fellow hubber didn't like my plan to seek to promote my hubs through the HP Forum. Is it unfair ? Please reply giving reasons.
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