I've seen a read alot here about the bounces and traffic woes, just like many of you have. I've noticed a common thread though. The only people who make more than $.10 per day are those with ALOT of hubs, AND have been on HP between 1-3 years.
Is it possible that if you were not established before all the Google goodness and subdomain stuff that no amount of SEO will ever make your hubs stand out as the old timers?
I can tell you that hubs drive traffic to each other. If you have a couple high traffic hubs it can raise your overall traffic level by sending readers off to similar interest hubs, esp. your own.
Do you remember hubber Misha?
OK he has been here a while, but he was coining in $100 a day with just 20 hubs.
So yes it can be done, but it does involve heavily backlinking the hubs you write as well as a good working knowledge of SEO and of course, writing a good article in the first place.
Only thing is Hubpages frown on such practises as backlinking, so be very careful what you do to not look spammy.
I think I read on another thread that your traffic has died. Welcome to the club I believe we have been sandboxed and there is nothing else to do but wait it out.
by kerryg 9 years ago
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by Jason Menayan 6 years ago
There is a lot of bad SEO (search engine optimization) advice out there, and the use of automated services that procure backlinks to your Hubs is one particularly egregious example. Using services to get backlinks can result in your Google AdSense and/or HubPages account permanently banned. Yes, we...
by CollegePrepU 8 years ago
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by PaulaHenry1 8 years ago
Curious if it is worth your time, I ran across info on it and didn't know if we could benefit from it.
by Tony Lawrence 6 years ago
I havent watched the clip yet, but this ought to make one folks squirm: http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-573994 … zed-sites/
by Tony Lawrence 7 years ago
rebekahELLE posted this link in another thread: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/13/busin … r=2&hpIt tells the tale of how J.C. Penney has been SERP punished for excessive backlinking.We've been told over and over again by certain Big Names here that Google can't do that.They can and they...
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