All of my hubs were normally getting indexed in Google within a day. Since January 30th I have hubs that are 3 and 4 days old that still aren't listed. I have a hub that I published on Jan 30th finally get listed yesterday. Is this happening to other people?
I think Keywords play a massive role in this, make sure you only use high traffic keywords and generally the more you use them the quicker you will achieve ranking. However you do not want your article to sound spammy so be creative.
Also I believe along with other people that tweeting or pinging your hub immediately after publishing helps. Remember that you might not achieve high ranking at first because of competition.
Ritchie, I think that you are spot on about this. My hubs that I wrote targeting low traffic keywords to get listed high on the first page are getting listed at a snails pace right now. The hub I wrote that I published about 45 minutes ago right before I started this thread is already listed in which I was targeting a high traffic keyword phrase. Very interesting.
I'm not sure if crawler is taking less turns for hubpages due to algorithm change. But if the new change is implemented slowly then crawler is supposed to crawl high PR sites much quickly than the scraper ones.
by Dan Harmon 8 years ago
I now have 11 hubs that are not indexed by google - nothing published since July 12 (the last one was published on the 9th and indexed yesterday). Normally I've seen then set up with 24 hours, occasionally in 48, but now it's 8 days and not done!!??
by sabrebIade 8 years ago
I just did a Hub and looked and it was listed in Google within minutes of being published!I know this happens, but I have seen Hubs take hours, weeks and days to get listed.I did something different, and I will try to duplicate it. IF it works, I'll let everyone know the technique I used.I know it...
by Yvonne Spence 6 years ago
I love HubPages, I feel that I have learned so much here and my confidence in writing non-fiction took such a huge leap when I was invited onto the Apprenticeship program last year. I have met some wonderful people here - both staff and other Hubbers. But as may other people have said, the idling...
by Paul Maplesden 6 years ago
Hi there,I've been hearing discussions that noindexing hubs (because they are idled) impacts their backlinks in some way, and I'd like to find out if this is true.I've been researching this a bit online and have found the following:- According to the Google Webmaster forum, Google *does* count...
by Suzanne Day 5 years ago
I can see some of my new hubs in Google when I search for "hub name".But in Webmaster Tools, I submitted a sitemap and it says 38 URLs submitted and 10 indexed.I used Fetch as Google for a few new hubs and ticked some as URL for new page and URL for re-crawling the site.I also have some...
by kblogs 9 years ago
How long is it taking your hubs to get indexed?I'm just wondering how fast google is indexing hubs and the reason behind it. I wrote two hubs on the 5th of July and one of them has been indexed for two days and the other hasn't been indexed at all. Why would this be?
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