I have a hub that I put to publish. Within hours there had been comments on it. Since then while still in pending mode it has been generating good viewing rates. how? if it is pending and nobody can search for it?
Even if it is still in pending mode, your followers are alerted that you wrote a new hub. Are the comments coming from your followers? Also, one of your followers could have shared it with THEIR followers, which gives you even more exposure. All of this can happen prior to it being featured or searchable by search engines.
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