The Hub Patron of the Arts contest was an awesome idea - I wrote close to 30 hubs during that month. Unfortunately for me those hubs are sitting at the bottom of my stats - little to NO traffic. People just don't seem to come here to read poetry, short stories and look at photos (IMHO)
I am thinking about moving these to perhaps a separate website that is more personal to me - like my own lol. Where maybe these types of articles would be more appropriate.
I am just concerned they are not getting the love they need here and maybe even damaging my other writing here by pulling my stats down??
I had the same thoughts myself, Dorsi. That's why I DID pull mine off... not too long after the contest. Plus, I didn't want anyone to steal them. I've chosen to remove them from the world wide web completely, for use in a possible book later.
Thanks for opening this thread Dorsi..
There is Clearly Something WRONG in relation to exposure of these hubs!
8 out of 10 of my submitted poems are sitting at the bottom in the low 60s with little or no traffic also! 85% of my work ranges between 75 - 89 HS-wise.
I want to Know WHY there is a Sandbox effect for Competition Submissions?
80% of my work is poetry and I rank highly with non competition works in SERPs - So What Is It That Is Happening to this work?
Some of the Best work I have submitted to this site was in that Comp and it gets No Traffic! Clearly HP has a problem that just makes all the hard work a waste of time.
It IS A SANDBOX - I want to know why... as Clearly so do others!
I just feel my work is being manipulated in some respect as this has effected every article that I have submitted to HP Comps.. but not those individually published... which all tend to sit on pages 1 - 4 on Google!
It's just too obvious that the problem lies with HP and no one is saying a Dicky Bird about it! Oh Other than Jason's remark the other day that "Poetry doesn't Drive Traffic Anyway!" - Amazing Attitude! - But.. Maybe that's the REAL Problem?
It's Not Good Enough!
Good good questions. I just looked at my patron of the arts hubs - and 19 of them have had 0 traffic today. This is a recurring thing. I am very disappointed at their performance - yet these are some of the best hubs (creative wise) that I have ever wrote.
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