The Hot Hubs are Bumming Me Out

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  1. Kate Downs profile image71
    Kate Downsposted 10 years ago

    Some of the Hot Hubs are excellent, don't get me wrong.  It just depresses me that 30 or so hubs about Indian, Pakistani, etc actresses in sexy poses rank way ahead of any of mine.  Actually, I went about 20 pages into hot hubs and gave up.  It was too disillusioning.

    1. DJ Funktual profile image77
      DJ Funktualposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      you are about the 1000th person to feel this way.  All I can say is..
      1st:  Your sooo new that you better start making more hubs before feeling neglected
      2nd:  The cream always rises to the top. 

      I'll bet some of our most successful authors have never had a Hot Hub.
      Pay it no mind.

    2. dingdong profile image60
      dingdongposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      An easy solution would be going to BEST HUBS page smile

    3. Ryan Hupfer profile image63
      Ryan Hupferposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Hot Hubs are looking pretty solid to me and here are a couple of things to remember:

      - Just because Hubs are getting traffic, it doesn't necessarily mean that they're making money
      - The Hot Hubs are ranked according to many different things including traffic, amount of comments, where the traffic is coming from, length of Hub, whether it's original content and how long until the next full moon.


      (kidding about the full moon part)

      1. Rochelle Frank profile image96
        Rochelle Frankposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        I think you should consider moon phases-- might make it seem less random. tongue

  2. Christoph Reilly profile image72
    Christoph Reillyposted 10 years ago

    Kate: I would only add to D.J.'s statement by saying there is no human looking at the hub to judge if it is well-written or not. It is strictly a numbers game. Just write good stuff and the rest will take care of itself. As they say, "Content is King."

  3. Misha profile image68
    Mishaposted 10 years ago

    It always amazes me where people actually go to find those hubs? Any time I see such a complaint and go to check the hot hubs page, I do not see a single sexy Indian chicks hub there. Where are you looking, tell me? big_smile

    Or is it all in the eyes of a beholder? wink

    1. dingdong profile image60
      dingdongposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Hmmm because you are HOT big_smile Those hubs are hiding themselves on your presence smile

      1. Misha profile image68
        Mishaposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        LOL Thank you smile

        In fact out of curiosity I even went through a few pages, and the first sexy chicks hub was at the end of the fifth page! Come on people, be reasonable! Even if this problem was here before (which I personally never saw), it is clearly no longer here...

        1. dingdong profile image60
          dingdongposted 10 years agoin reply to this

          Perhaps it's possible on some specific tag pages like that of entertainment, pictures, photos etc. where you can see photo hubs dominating smile

  4. DJ Funktual profile image77
    DJ Funktualposted 10 years ago

    wow.  u'r right Misha!
    I never check there anymore b/c it did used to be simply a collection of indian stars but..
    wow.  like he said, it is clearly not a problem anymore.

  5. Kate Downs profile image71
    Kate Downsposted 10 years ago

    I'm not complaining about feeling neglected.  I just feel hopelessly clueless sometimes.  I'm never really sure what's going to get a big response and what's going to fall flat.  It's not really about the quality of the hub to me, but my inability to predict what will draw people in.  Never in a million years would I think Indian actresses would make for popular hubs.

    Thanks for the tip about 'Best'.  At least my rank (or lack there of) in that section makes sense to me.

    1. AEvans profile image79
      AEvansposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Hi Kate, Just as DJ said you are about the 1000th and believe me we have all seen it , nobody can predict if their subject is going to be popular or not, I am certain that you are not
      complaining. My "Beauties Only Skin Deep" counter kept on moving when I published that article and bounces from number one on google to number five , I have a few that were not strong at all, but I just kept on writing. You can't predict it, but if they like it , they will come. You are doing fantastic for being so new, so just focus on that and don't fret as you will rise above those and will realize that those other hubs are nearly not as important as others. smile

  6. Marisa Wright profile image96
    Marisa Wrightposted 10 years ago

    The thing to remember - as others have also said - is that "Hot" Hubs aren't necessarily "top money-making" Hubs or "most successful" Hubs.   Those Hubs have no effect on your ability to do well, so please don't worry!

  7. Lissie profile image75
    Lissieposted 10 years ago

    Hot is lots of traffic or lots of comments - usually a fast increase in one or other of these. Its a little bit easier when you have lots of fans because they tend to come and look and in my case often comments - which will push me onto the hot page.

    Marisa is completely correct -  I rarely see my best money making hubs on that page - in fact those don't generally even have a very high score!  If you want to make money you don't actually need a whole lot of traffic - just traffic that will click the b**dy ads! Thats search traffic and they NEVER comment!

    At the moment there is a great range of hot hubs: and nothing sexy to be seen: religion and politcs instead yuck !

  8. jdh351 profile image60
    jdh351posted 10 years ago

    Can you please post a link to the beautiful Indian girls that you speak of?

    1. dingdong profile image60
      dingdongposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      See my profile page wink

  9. Misha profile image68
    Mishaposted 10 years ago
    1. sunforged profile image71
      sunforgedposted 10 years ago

      Being an international net,

      The two most populous countries are China and India - so topics that attract that crowd should theoretically get a larger share of traffic

      Perhaps a better stat would be based on internet users but both those countries are tech friendly so it prob is similar

      well here it is anyway:

      china,us,japan,india

      and bollywood is more popular than hollywood

      I have also seen the plain old Hot Hubpages with no tags selected filled with nothing but picsof hot indian actresses, no complaints here. i enjoyed the view

      But they tend to have a word count of around 100 - so I think they dont belong - it would be nice if there was a minimum word count to post

    2. marisuewrites profile image58
      marisuewritesposted 10 years ago

      Yes, I used to look for mine, work for mine being a hub on the hot hub list, now, I just write.  It lands where it lands and I move on.  Those hubs took over, it's a shame, but when you develop your reading base, those who read you will find you and most of us don't even go there anymore.  At least I seldom do, I've gotten out of the habit of even looking on the hot hub list --
      I totally agree with you and all of us who actually write, have commented at one time or another but it seems those kinds of hubs are here to stay, tho we all think they should have their own category and  hot hub page so as not to bounce off actually well written hubs.  LOL   NOT that  I'm criticizing them, I don't want that volcano of protests, but it does "flavor" the hot hub page  a bit differently.   

      'sall I'm sayin' folks, don't yell at me....I don't even care that much anymore about the hot hub page....I gave my portion of it "up" to them.  I caved in!!!   I submitted, I became weak, I lost.

      1. sunforged profile image71
        sunforgedposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        I guess the argument would be that any publicity is good publicity, so any traffic generated by the pages in question could funnel towards any other hub. But i rather doubt we would share readers and an image based hub wont have much content for adsense to feed off of.

        I wanted hot hubs to be credible as one of my first of the very few I have written has been in the first couple pages for many days now, but in the long run hub generated traffic is hopefully just a drop in the bucket anyway

        1. dingdong profile image60
          dingdongposted 10 years agoin reply to this

          It's true. That's how many hubs get visitors even when that's not the visitor was exactly looking for smile

    3. FatFreddysCat profile image99
      FatFreddysCatposted 5 years ago

      ^^ Way to bump a 4 year old thread with your SPAM, numb nuts.

    4. FatFreddysCat profile image99
      FatFreddysCatposted 5 years ago

      ^^ No hubs, no activity in months before this post. Yeeeeeahhhh, I'm totally clicking on that link. Not.

    5. Dawn Denmar1 profile image78
      Dawn Denmar1posted 5 years ago

      Well as a newbie writer on HP I hadn't found the Hot Hubs before now so this is a great resurrection of an ancient post for me......

      Also, the OPs comment is incorrect five years on.....lol

    6. Barbara Kay profile image91
      Barbara Kayposted 5 years ago

      I can't believe the one about sexy chicks hasn't been dinged for quality yet.

      1. Writer Fox profile image44
        Writer Foxposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Sexy chicken:
        http://s1.hubimg.com/u/8541888_f248.jpg

        1. Cardisa profile image91
          Cardisaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          lol

          1. Writer Fox profile image44
            Writer Foxposted 5 years agoin reply to this

            Sexy Turkey:

            http://s4.hubimg.com/u/8541947_f248.jpg

            1. Cardisa profile image91
              Cardisaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

              ha ha ha ha lol

            2. Barbara Kay profile image91
              Barbara Kayposted 5 years agoin reply to this

              At first I didn't think that was a turkey. Just a glance at it looked like porn.

     
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