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Traffic through hubpage forum

  1. sasta10 profile image71
    sasta10posted 6 years ago

    Hi, would you get more traffic to your hubs if you participate in forum discussion.  I have seen traffic increase since a started to discuss things on forums and also getting followers in my hubs.  What do you think.  Thanks.

    1. princess g profile image60
      princess gposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      It's true that you can increase your traffic if you use the forums alot. But not my a huge amount. And what you really need to be getting traffic is from Google, where you make the real money.

      Hubbers aren't clickers.

      1. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image90
        Wesman Todd Shawposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Hubbers are not clickers, and that is true - but the thing is that hubbers are "sharers," and so getting traffic from Hubpages forums winds up getting you a lot of traffic from facebook and twitter!  Eventually, you'll see your hubs getting mailed to people, and put on off site forums. . . .because you participated in THIS forum.

        1. FloraBreenRobison profile image60
          FloraBreenRobisonposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          This is how I got noticed in the first place. No one knew I existed until I poarticipated. I've had some people share some of my hubs on their facebook page. I've shared some otherpeople's hubs  with my followers and other sites.

          1. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image90
            Wesman Todd Shawposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            I just hate the negativity - there is just no telling how or where your hub's might turn up.  I've had hubs getting hundreds of hits on forums that I've never even heard of.  I stay positive about this Hubpages and Info Barrel game that I play - Write it and they will come!  (you just have to stay active and friendly, I think)

      2. sasta10 profile image71
        sasta10posted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Hi Princess g thanks for your kind response and advice.  I am currently working on to publish up to 100 hubs, once this is done I will be looking into promoting my hubs through google and other search engines.  Thanks.

    2. Marisa Wright profile image94
      Marisa Wrightposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Yes, like I said, I think that's the best way to get followers.

      However followers are just nice for the ego - they have very little impact on earnings. It's true some of them will share your Hubs elsewhere, but no more so than other readers.

      The proof of the pudding is that most Hubbers find they don't start earning decent income until over 85% of their traffic is coming from the search engines.

      So don't think of these forums as a place to self-promote, it's not worth it. Instead, join in for fun, a bit of light relief from the hard work of writing, and a chance to learn from others and share what you've learned.

  2. Jonathan Janco profile image74
    Jonathan Jancoposted 6 years ago

    Yes. I have definitely acquired both fans and traffic as a result of participating here in the forums. I may have lost a couple of fans as well, but you cant please everybody.

  3. maxravi profile image2
    maxraviposted 6 years ago

    Surely forum brought you more hubbers and they if like your hub will share it with others and resulting in traffic increase.

    1. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image90
      Wesman Todd Shawposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I'll tell you how I've got a lot of the followers that I have - not so much from the forums ( I tend to get banned from the forums sometimes. . . in the politics or philosophy sections I can be sort of brutal) . . .I hang out in the Q and A section, and answer as many questions as I can.

      Answering questions on Hubpages will get you lots of followers.

      1. Marisa Wright profile image94
        Marisa Wrightposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        I almost never ask or answer questions.  I rarely comment on Hubs either. 

        The vast majority of my followers come from interaction in the forums.  And I very rarely stray from the Hub-related threads on the forums, either.  But before you get too impressed with the number of followers, bear in mind I've been here 3 years!

  4. sasta10 profile image71
    sasta10posted 6 years ago

    Hi, thanks for your kind response everyone.  I really appreciate this.  Thanks.

  5. 2besure profile image84
    2besureposted 6 years ago

    Try pinging with Pingler.  It always helps me.

 
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