Idea: combine blog and Hubpages?

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  1. kschang profile image85
    kschangposted 7 years ago

    Following is my observation regarding some issues and potential solutions. If these are obvious and/or old idea my apologies. Comments welcome.

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    It seems that a lot of the problems regarding newbies and Hubpages can be solved by getting a blog on Blogger/Blogspot. Consider the following:

    * a lot of questions were about "how can I register for Adsense, what URL do I use". If one opens a Blogger account first and click "Monetize" Adsense account is virtually assured. THEN use that same ID over here on Hubpages.

    * a blog can be used to update the readers for things that doesn't always belong on Hubpages, such as minor updates, edits, and other things you may want to share with the readers.

    * a blog has better RSS filters on specific tags which can then be used on RSS capsules here on the various hubs. You can do a "latest updates" which filters out only the updates, for example.

    * a blog can have static "pages" that covers things that you can't cover or do NOT wish to cover in your "profile". After all, there is only ONE profile. smile

    * if you write about multiple topics, you can have different blogs to update different audience on changes within that GROUP of hubs or hubs about that topic. Easier than creating multiple Hubpages IDs,right? 

    Thoughts?

  2. Cagsil profile image82
    Cagsilposted 7 years ago

    Hubpages has it's own blog. hmm

    1. kschang profile image85
      kschangposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      For the members, dude. For the members...

      1. Cagsil profile image82
        Cagsilposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Hubpages has no need for that sort of expansion. It's writers do however, as Thisisoli has already said.

        1. kschang profile image85
          kschangposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          I am NOT suggesting that Hubpages get into the blog business.

          I am suggesting that members SHOULD get an outside blog.

  3. thisisoli profile image69
    thisisoliposted 7 years ago

    I would actually recommend that every hubber has a presence somwhere else on the internet, whether it is a free blogger account, or a wordpress install on a personal domain.  It definitely allows for a lot more flexibility.

  4. salt profile image70
    saltposted 7 years ago

    Are you talking a blog about your hubs, so people can link into your latest writing? Or other topic related blogs?

    1. kschang profile image85
      kschangposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Sort of both.

      If I update a hub I want to keep an update history elsewhere, like

      Hub A was just updated on date ____ with content _____!

      And if you have tidbits that doesn't really fit in one of the hubs, you can always put it in the blog.

      Then put the RSS feed of the blog into the hubs, so they end up feeding each other.

      or was my initial post that "dense" and incomprehensible?

  5. kschang profile image85
    kschangposted 7 years ago

    The new blog is up and running, and it IS getting hits from the feeds since it's the only place that leads to the blogs. And they are leading back to the other hubpages.

    How effective? We shall see. I'm retrofitting all existing hubs with more than 50 hits a day with the RSS feeds.

  6. kschang profile image85
    kschangposted 7 years ago

    First full day shows that at least 50 hits are coming back from the blog to the hub pages.

    While it is possible that previously they are just hiding within "hubpages" as source (hubpage to hubpage links shows up as "hubpages" source) this does allow better tracking.

    I may try better filtered tags instead of full updates in a month or so.

 
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