Do You Know Hub Pages TOS Rules

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  1. LindaSmith1 profile image60
    LindaSmith1posted 7 years ago

    So much has been asked about traffic exchanges etc .  Here are the links Team @ sent to me. … -Violation  (includes traffic exchanges)

    And the biggie about traffic exchanges is it is a Google Adsense Issue … ic=1348718

    This is the message sent to my by Hub Pages Team

    Generally speaking, we prohibited traffic exchanges in order to steer clear of activity that is harmful to our advertisers.  Google AdSense outlines it well here. Some traffic exchange services are closely associated with dubious click/impression-generating activity.  Please let us know if you have any other questions

  2. LindaSmith1 profile image60
    LindaSmith1posted 7 years ago

    I forgot.  They did clarify in another email that Social Monkee is acceptable for right now.

  3. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 7 years ago

    Ya know, I've avoided all that link stuff from day one. Mainly because I didn't think that it would be worth my time. Now I believe that it is not only not worth the time, all it will do is get you in trouble.

    And here's a tip. I've got a hub with a combined, for real, around the world, honestly accumulated 140+ FB/Tweets/+1's. And the thing is still a traffic corpse. So, I mean really, don't bother with it. It will get you nothing and only cause you grief.

  4. LindaSmith1 profile image60
    LindaSmith1posted 7 years ago

    People spend hours on those sites, just to get zip.  With tweeter, they say you need to spend an hour a day conversing with people.  I don't have time for that, or to send messages, and reply to messages etc. One thing for sure, if they can't get you to join their get rich scheme, you are dropped like a hot potatoe.

  5. Will Apse profile image90
    Will Apseposted 7 years ago

    If you want traffic on Hubpages all you need are good keywords and a well researched, well written article. All the rest is superstition.

  6. relache profile image80
    relacheposted 7 years ago

    I don't do back linking or social networking.   Put the extra effort into learning to read your Analytics reports.

  7. Richieb799 profile image78
    Richieb799posted 7 years ago

    Traffic Exchanges are cheating and they don't bring targeted visitors. I don't think you can rely on Analytics alone,although it is good to see what is trending.

    Will is definitely right about keywords and backlinks can reinforce your choice of a low competition and highly searched term.

    1. relache profile image80
      relacheposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I don't know about your Analytics but mine tell me a LOT more than just what's trending...

  8. David 470 profile image83
    David 470posted 7 years ago

    I do not do any backlinking either - don't need to. Not to say backlinking is bad, but it's not needed if you use SEO correctly and write on the specific topics.

  9. Richieb799 profile image78
    Richieb799posted 7 years ago

    It may not be needed so much with Hubpages since you are benefiting from the subdomains PR, but if you start a blog or website, you need to build up the PR with backlinks.

    1. David 470 profile image83
      David 470posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, HubPages is merely a "conduit." If one wants a good ranking with their website/blog, they generally need more than SEO and targetted niches.


      Does anyone know how infobarrel is doing? I wrote a few article there, but never gained exposure.

  10. LindaSmith1 profile image60
    LindaSmith1posted 7 years ago

    Analytics really don't do a thing for me


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