We just love this great Hub by Sunday Best from one of our favorite Exclusives last month. We can’t wait to see what you come up with for these, so keep up the great work, Hubbers! Here are our top 10 favorite March Exclusive Titles: Curing Your Family’s Addiction to Reality TV How to Make…Read More
April’s Contest Called; It Needs to Postpone
Due to unforeseen circumstances we unfortunately have had to postpone the Stellar Hub Showdown (April’s contest). I apologize for the inconvenience! We are just as excited about this contest as you are, so you can rest assured that we have every intention of running the contest in the near future. In the meantime, I strongly…Read More
Need Some Goals? Visit Your HubTool This Week!
Back in January we released some improvements to the HubTool that included visual tweaks and a more conveniently-located summary box. At the same time, we also introduced a feature that was only rolled out to 10% of Hubbers. Though still in beta form, we will be making this feature available to the community as a whole…Read More
Updates to Featured Hub Grace Periods and Quality Boundaries
Next week, we will be rolling out to updates to Featured Hubs and the Quality Assessment Process: We will be giving Featured Hubs a longer grace period based on Hubber Score We will be raising the quality bar applied to newly-published Hubs About the Longer Grace Period As it stands, Featured Hubs have between…Read More
Topic Spotlight: Family and Parenting
As part of our ongoing Topic Expansion Initiative, we’ve been expanding overcrowded Topics here on HubPages. Our latest expansions have focused on Family and Parenting, and we’d like to highlight some of the changes and improvements. Family and Parenting covers everything from baby care to parenting teens. Our most popular Topics in Family and Parenting…Read More
Highlights from HubPages’ SXSW Talk on the Death of Blogging
Thanks to your support, I delivered a talk at SXSW about the death of blogging as a means of gaining and building traction online. Though I unfortunately have no footage or recording of the event, I would love to share the gist of the talk with you. What does it mean that blogging is dead?…Read More
[UPDATE: Postponed] Announcing the Stellar Hub Showdown – Our April Contest!
UPDATE: The Stellar Hub Showdown has to be postponed due to unforeseen circumstances and will not run this April. We’ll get it up and running again as soon as possible! Our Rigorous Review Contest last year was a real blast, but we’re long overdue for a new bout of healthy community competition! I am therefore…Read More
Upcoming AdSense Changes to Custom Formatted Ads
Last week we got a bit of news that Google AdSense has changed the way its auctions work. This change was rolled out to standard units (in December, we believe). Most folks didn’t notice that lower revenue per click was made up with higher click-through rates because AdSense launched a formatting change that included arrows…Read More