WOW! I just got featured on WebProNews.com

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  1. Michael Willis profile image78
    Michael Willisposted 7 years ago

    I just saw sudden spike in views on a hub and checked Stats to see from where. I followed the link to webpronews and followed their link to my video I made for YouTube and he even linked\d to my HubPages article.

    The video was made for fun and as a joke. My first attempt, which does need work!!! lol

    I hope I can show the link here Since it is not my site!
    Google Panda Update Gets Animated (And Kinda Weird)

    1. mega1 profile image78
      mega1posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      genius marketing! I hope you own a piece of that animating co.! Way to go - you'll be able to retire soon!

      1. profile image0
        kimberlyslyricsposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        mega remember we talked about this?  clothes when in forums, my goodness, and wipe the booger, pull yourself together girl  ugh

        lol

        1. mega1 profile image78
          mega1posted 7 years agoin reply to this

          booger?  heck, I didn't even see dat booger!  tanks for telling me about it!  and I have severe closet phobias so I just can't get it together to pick out and actually put on any clothes at all lately.  Also, being a merbaby, clothes don't work so well in the ocean water. tanks for your innerest tho!

      2. Michael Willis profile image78
        Michael Willisposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        lol, I wish I owned the software. It is software available on YouTube I used.
        Videos can be a good marketing strategy for hubs.

        1. mega1 profile image78
          mega1posted 7 years agoin reply to this

          I'm gonna try that - maybe with my slang hubs a video would do well. thanks for the idea Michael!

          1. Michael Willis profile image78
            Michael Willisposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            You are welcome! I plan on using this as well, especially for humor and especially any political hubs.

    2. Mark Ewbie profile image86
      Mark Ewbieposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Hi Michael, that's excellent fun and very interesting.  I didn't know such a thing existed.  Damn, something else to take up precious time with.

      Good luck to you with this.

    3. BRIAN SLATER profile image86
      BRIAN SLATERposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Nice one Michael.

  2. Cagsil profile image80
    Cagsilposted 7 years ago

    Cool Michael. smile

    1. Michael Willis profile image78
      Michael Willisposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks Ray!  I really didn't think anyone would look at the video. The Person from webpronews then linked to my article on Hubpages as well about the Google Panda. lol A nice surprise.

  3. Aficionada profile image85
    Aficionadaposted 7 years ago

    Congratulations!! I saw it and I loved it.  I hope it brings you lots more traffic and other good stuff.

    1. Michael Willis profile image78
      Michael Willisposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you. Those animated videos are the easiest to make. I was surprised how easy. My next one will have planning!!!

      1. Lisa HW profile image66
        Lisa HWposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Nice.  Congratulations, and best wishes for yet more traffic spikes.   smile

  4. LuisEGonzalez profile image87
    LuisEGonzalezposted 7 years ago

    I thought it was funny and at least it brings some attention to what Google has done.

    1. Michael Willis profile image78
      Michael Willisposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks Luis. I was going for humor.

  5. RedElf profile image90
    RedElfposted 7 years ago

    Congratulations, Michael!

  6. wilderness profile image98
    wildernessposted 7 years ago

    Congrats, Michael - that's really neat.

    Now if your hub just had a couple dozen links to works by "The Great Wilderness" it would be even better! lol

    Hope you get more of these kind of things - they're great for moral (and traffic and income).  And when you report them, for the whole HP.

    1. Michael Willis profile image78
      Michael Willisposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      OMG...those links would take me #1 on the web! The Great "WIlderness!"

      1. wilderness profile image98
        wildernessposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        More likely put you to #239,724,323,490,234,734 lol

        1. Michael Willis profile image78
          Michael Willisposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          lol smile

  7. Michael Willis profile image78
    Michael Willisposted 7 years ago

    I used the Free version/beginner (lol) which is very limited in what you can do with the animation.
    I do plan on investing to the full version so I can unleash a more creative side. I could see a new niche coming to be!

  8. DIYweddingplanner profile image91
    DIYweddingplannerposted 7 years ago

    Michael, I was using Yahoo tonight as my se and your article came up number one, so I followed the link...great article by the way!  That's proof that Google's getting outclassed as a search engine!

    1. Michael Willis profile image78
      Michael Willisposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Wow, ,thanks. It normally takes longer to rank well in Yahoo. Very nice surprise!

  9. Michael Willis profile image78
    Michael Willisposted 7 years ago

    Wow, noticed another site has picked the animation story up. It is webmasters.ru. Seems that my cartoon and the other one that was posted to youtube back in March by another person have been discovered and creating a buzz!

  10. prettydarkhorse profile image63
    prettydarkhorseposted 7 years ago

    Nice one Michael, congrats!!

    1. Michael Willis profile image78
      Michael Willisposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks Maita. Needed something good to finally happen. lol

  11. Mikeydoes profile image75
    Mikeydoesposted 7 years ago

    Sweet dude congrats! I was actually messing around with that GoAnimate thing yesterday. First time I'd ever seen it. I like it, but it seemed like a lot of trouble and I think they wanted me to pay money. It wouldn't just let me do what I wanted.

    1. Michael Willis profile image78
      Michael Willisposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I used the free trial version I guess you would call it. I have experience with Powerpoint animation (kinda), so I found it similar in a way.
      To use more than 4 animated characters and add your own images, you would have to upgrade.
      I will be checking out what more I can do. It really is giving my hub a boost.

      1. Michael Willis profile image78
        Michael Willisposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Hub views hopefully will increase since I finally figured out why the link in the video description was not working.
        When you paste your Hub url in, you have to make sure the "www" is added or it will not be a live link.

      2. Mikeydoes profile image75
        Mikeydoesposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        I could imagine, I can't wait for there to be great software for free. That is actually free throughout.

  12. seanorjohn profile image77
    seanorjohnposted 7 years ago

    Congrats,just watched it. This sounds a great idea to produce animation videos. You could get some serious traffic. Keep us updated and good luck.

  13. CMHypno profile image94
    CMHypnoposted 7 years ago

    Big congratulations! I get the WebProNews update emails, so it shows that I must start reading them a bit more carefullly!

  14. Michael Willis profile image78
    Michael Willisposted 7 years ago

    I already have a few ideas for more videos. lol

  15. celebritie profile image80
    celebritieposted 7 years ago

    This is great michael I just saw your video. soo cool!

    1. Michael Willis profile image78
      Michael Willisposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Hey Celebrite! It was fun making it.

  16. earnestshub profile image87
    earnestshubposted 7 years ago

    I just spotted this thread Michael. Congratulations! You deserve all the hits, you are always learning and applying new ideas. smile

    Remember to keep an eye out for storms though!

    Stay safe. smile

    1. Michael Willis profile image78
      Michael Willisposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I keep learning the longer I am here. I am always looking for new  ways and techniques to improve.  And I like to share something when I see it working.

  17. smanty profile image65
    smantyposted 7 years ago

    Wow, that's awesome! A couple of days ago one of my hubs was featured on a popular European forum and I witnessed a huge spike in views to that hub. I think It was what brought me over a thousand views.

  18. habee profile image94
    habeeposted 7 years ago

    Awesome, Michael!

  19. andromida profile image57
    andromidaposted 7 years ago

    Great animation.Congratulations!!

  20. travelespresso profile image81
    travelespressoposted 7 years ago

    How wonderful to read some great news on the forum!

    Congratulations MW.  Well done - hope the upward trend continues and it converts to $$$$$$$$$$$!

  21. optimus grimlock profile image58
    optimus grimlockposted 7 years ago

    not a bad 1st attempt. omg with that animate site I could make some messed up stuff lol

    1. Michael Willis profile image78
      Michael Willisposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      It does get you thinking about what you can do! Let us know when you do make one

  22. optimus grimlock profile image58
    optimus grimlockposted 7 years ago

    ya I just made 3 simple videos. I can really do damage with this site!!!

    1. Michael Willis profile image78
      Michael Willisposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I could get addicted to that program very easily. I definitely will be having fun with it. Could use them with hubs as well, especially humor hubs.

 
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