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Squidoo or Hubpages ?

Discussion in 'General Marketing' started by John9000, Jul 26, 2011.

  1. #1
    Squidoo or Hubpages for:

    1. Creating backlinks?
    SEMrush
    2. Selling/Promoting products?

    I saw one impressive Squidoo in the solar niche that was the number 1 rank in google. I checked the backlinks for the page and there were 400+ (mostly forum sigs)


    Any thoughts?
     
    John9000, Jul 26, 2011 IP
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  2. Docturs

    Docturs Peon

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    #2
    I could not understand your question. Can you describe your question briefly?
     
    Docturs, Jul 27, 2011 IP
  3. rankexperts

    rankexperts Peon

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    #3
    I would vote for Squidoo to promote your products via Lenses, the reason why I am not supporting Hubpages is that Hubpages is in recovery mode after being hi by Google Panda Update, they have been advised by Matt Cutts of Google to start the idea of sub-domains to promote authentic and worthy content. It would be better for you to stick to Squidoo to get more responses.
     
    rankexperts, Jul 27, 2011 IP
  4. chamiljayaweera@yahoo.com

    chamiljayaweera@yahoo.com Peon

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    I think both are same. I am using both for back linking my main sites.
     
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    Bvandyke Member

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    #5
    Squidoo gets my vote. Hubpages is also good though.
     
    Bvandyke, Jul 27, 2011 IP
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    chinasa Peon

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    #6
    To promote your products i suggest you use squidoo. Although they both are good and are good sources for promoting business.
     
    chinasa, Jul 27, 2011 IP
  7. derrickschwan

    derrickschwan Peon

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    #7
    Both of them are good but still the bottom line is the quality of your content!
     
    derrickschwan, Jul 27, 2011 IP
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    #8
    I make back links from articles on both, as well as a number of other high page rank article directories. I prefer HubPages for the visual appeal, but neither are doing very well in Google, unless you write a long, quality hub or lens, and make tons of quality back links to it.
     
    rowanman28, Jul 27, 2011 IP
  9. Justin_Dupre

    Justin_Dupre Peon

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    #9
    I have a lot of friends who really prefer Squidoo over Hubpages. Although there is no hard data that shows which on is effective over the other in my opinion both do their jobs and get the needed results.
     
    Justin_Dupre, Jul 27, 2011 IP
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    kb24 Well-Known Member

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    Squidoo is better.. Hubpages doesn't allow affiliate links.. you also have to do good keyword research too check for competition...
     
    kb24, Jul 27, 2011 IP
  11. Elevation

    Elevation Greenhorn

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    #11
    Squidoo is the best. After the Panda Update HubPage is not so effective. You can add multiple modules on Squidoo.
     
    Elevation, Jul 27, 2011 IP
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    I've finally decided that I like the Squidoo guestbook better. The addition of the feature to block HTML in comments has been great at stemming the flood of lensmasters leaving unrelated comments just to create backlinks within the system and the ban button has been nice to stop the truly annoying and bad players.

    Squidoo also has created their "Duel" module, where you can take comments in a pro/con format for discussions. This is a nice variation or addition to general comments.
     
    stevenyoung, Jul 28, 2011 IP
  13. Kat

    Kat Member

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    I use both. I have found that my hubs on hubpages get pr 1 or 2 pretty quickly, even after Panda. However, I do write long hubs with good original content.
     
    Kat, Jul 29, 2011 IP
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    I think Squidoo is better because content dont need to be uniqe.
     
    spekter, Jul 30, 2011 IP
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    #15
    Why not use both?

    I write articles and submit to both Squidoo and Hubpages. But well of course, if you are looking for more publicity and advertising, Hubpages is the option. But, if you're looking for more quality links, I'd say Squidoo because it has a higher page rank.
     
    arcadegrab, Jul 30, 2011 IP
  16. Dean_Saliba

    Dean_Saliba Well-Known Member

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    I've never used Squidoo, I'll plump for Hubpages because I have used them and I can make money directly within the article. :)
     
    Dean_Saliba, Jul 30, 2011 IP
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    KB Virtual Enterprise Member

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    Hubpages got owned by Panda.
    Enough said :/
     
    KB Virtual Enterprise, Jul 30, 2011 IP
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    #18
    Both are equally respected by the search engines, but these days to get a Hub page or a Squidoo Lens accepted is a little bit more difficult as they are clamping down on a lot of IM niches
     
    golfpro1, Jul 30, 2011 IP
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    I tend to use squidoo, I like the layout and interface alot more than Hubpages.
     
    IsayHey, Jul 31, 2011 IP
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    Squidoo, because it ranks easier on google.
     
    g36, Jul 31, 2011 IP