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Is It Okay to Put Your Own Link to Own Hub in Answers

  1. BlissfulWriter profile image68
    BlissfulWriterposted 6 years ago

    In the HubPages "Answers and Question" section, it is okay in the answer to provide a link to one of own Hub article?

    What about in the Forum section?

    1. BlissfulWriter profile image68
      BlissfulWriterposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      What about putting own links in the comments of other people's post?  Is that okay?

      1. ThelmaC profile image96
        ThelmaCposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        BlissfulWriter I'm glad you asked that question.  I am new and was wondering the same thing.  Hope someone gives us the answer.

  2. Neverletitgo profile image78
    Neverletitgoposted 6 years ago

    I don't think it is okey to put your own link someone's post.

  3. psycheskinner profile image82
    psycheskinnerposted 6 years ago

    If in doubt, don't.  In the forums links to hubs you have are not allowed other than in the hub critique subforum.

  4. Harvey75 profile image61
    Harvey75posted 6 years ago

    General rule of thumb.

    Only drop a link if it is relevant to the topic.  Reading about how to make strawberry ice cream.  You got a post on making the world's greatest chocolate ice cream, drop a link. You hove a post on why you like purple shirt fridays, don't link.

  5. Lisa HW profile image73
    Lisa HWposted 6 years ago

    This thread is still in need of the precise answer from someone who knows the answer for certain.  I don't happen to know for certain, so I'm not going to pretend I do.  On HubPages "general rule of thumb" isn't necessarily what to go by, so I'd go with what psychskinner said ("when in doubt don't do it")

    Just a note on the link-posting thing in general:  So many people are under the impression that posting a link in things like other people's Hubs is OK as long it's "relevant".  That's not necessarily true, as a lot of link-posters often discover.  These days people are going to be more careful than ever about what links get posted where on this site.