I have not quite got the hang of RSS feeds and have no idea of the advantage of 'feeding' my hubs.
Do feeds count as links? (I'm silly but willing to learn here)
My hub feeds, are all my hubs linked in the feed. Does the feed generate a link for all my hubs or just the latest?
Humor me here and please don't be to hard on me.....I cry easily
RSS feeds are basically a list of links that refresh based on how you set them up.
Usually you can have either latest or hottest (most popular) links displayed in the feeds.
Yes, the links in the RSS count as links, although they will obviously change.
You can create RSS feeds made specifically based on all hubs with a certain tag, or a certain topic. You might want to check out some of the hubs written by Edweirdo for more info about how to set up specific RSS feeds - you can get your hub unpublished if you just use the generic feed if links unrelated to the hub are appearing on it.
Thank you Question Master. I was thinking about the RSS feeds external to Hubpages though. I need to learn more about the internal working of the RSS capsule before using it in my hubs.
I got a list of feed aggregators that I have started using but want to have some more info.
I also want to know if I can set the feed to one specific hub?
The feed that HP provides for you is just another section of your subdomain, so any links to your article would be counted as an interlink rather than an external link (less valuable).
You can take a look at your RSS here if you haven't already:
I recently wrote an article that includes some Feed aggregator websites if you want to compare your list to the sites I put up there.
an RSS feed can make your writing easier to access for your readers and sometimes even more desirable if they prefer reading feeds, and it can also help to build some sort of additional link base for your articles by using Feed aggregators and whatnots. Still, the most value you get from your feed will likely be in the readability and ease of access rather than the linkbase.
By external, do you mean you want to place RSS feeds from your own sites or other sites, into a hub? That's fine, as long as the feed topic is strictly related to your hub topic.
What do you mean by one specific hub? An RSS feed is an updating list of links, so having one link is not a feed - it's just a link.
Or if you mean can you display a feed in one specific hub, yes, you can have a single feed in a single hub and none in any other.
Thank you so much guys! I do understand a little better. I want to place my HP hub feeds on other sites, now I understand the importance. I also understand the feeds show up to about ten hubs at a time so every time I publish a new hub the links will change.....I think.
I too have similar questions regarding external rss feeds. I know that you can publish rss feeds from other sites into hubs, but does this actually help to increase traffic to your hubs? My impression is since the rss feed is updated daily, that my hub would also receive the benefits of being updated daily with Google. Does it work this way? I've recently tried this out, but it's only been a couple of days so I really can't tell yet.
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