Seventh Technique: Using HubPages
On this next lesson, we will learn about using another tool that is very popular today in the internet. Today we will learn how to use HubPages as a powerful marketing tool for generating traffic explosion in our site. Similar to Squidoo, HubPages is designed for sharing advertisements and contents. HubPage’s environment allows users to create individual pages and post specific topics in it. HubPages was officially launched in 2006. Since then, it holds its place in the top 100 most visited web sites in the internet, receiving around 21.2 million visits and 99 million page views. I can see you tickling your chin for here. Yes, this is one powerful website.
Considered as a user-generated content site, users can submit pages in an article/ magazine style and these will be posted as web pages, or also called as Hubs. Users called Hubbers can get all intellectual property rights to their Hubs, which is why it gained so much popularity. Hubbers can post topics up to 1,500 words. Yes, if you wish to write multiple hubs, you may write separate Hubs and link them using a feature in the site. You may also add pictures and screenshots into it. Plus it has other great tools available for use on order to enhance your Hub. It has a strong backlink, and generates traffic through the HubPages site itself. So search engines can easily find you if someone will search your post. All of these great and amazing stuff you can have for free. Yes, for free, you can advertise your own website to millions of viewers around the globe.
Here’s how to access HubPages and start generating tremendous traffic flow into your own site. Through these tips we can have an overview of the whole, really simple process.
1. First, type in www.hubpages.com and access the site.
2. Once in the cool environment, you may click sign in or join to register. Fill up and follow the process and click create my account.
3. When you are done, congratulations! You are now a Hubber in the site and you are now ready to create your own hub.
4. Post your article in the page, add pictures to it, or enhance it even more through the Hubpages tools, then post it.
5. Don’t forget to do our finishing move which is to attach a link to your site in your hub for easy access, in case others may want to follow you to your own site or product you are trying to sell.
Here’s an example, you may be the owner of a cooking web site and you wanted to sell your own recipes. Since you want to draw many followers online, you have marketing in your mind. So you sign up for HubPages in HubPages.com and post an article about cooking tips. Probably you will include in there some great tips and the ingredients of the recipe. You may want to present it well so that viewers would want to know more about you and your work. Then you go ahead and make a proposal in the end and say, “For more free tips about cooking, you may visit my free website www.thebestcookintowntips.com.” So because you hub was so informative and good, other viewers will begin to check on your link. Right there and then, you will create instant traffic generation to your website.