Just a thought for those of us interested in Accolades?
Since we are awarded an Accolade for a certain number of Page Views how about getting awarded Accolades for a certain number of Slide Views?
A fair suggestion. I have had many thousands of slide views and to the best of my knowledge I get nothing in return for those views. Something would be better than nothing.
I think they would need to fix the slide viewer counter first. I still have many that say I have negative views.
We initially included the slide show views count in anticipation of an AdSense for Images product that Google was developing to include ads in the slideshows. We participated in Google's alpha trial of this product, but that ended a few months ago. Currently there is really no value in slideshow views. Also, as some mentioned, the current implementation fails in a few situations.
Before we would consider adding an accolade for it, we'd want the data it's based on to be informative and correct, and right now it's neither. I think the direction I'd lean is to remove them altogether, but we probably won't do anything until Google's beta phase of their AdSense for Images product.
Derek thanks for the reply. It looks like we would be better off concentrating on more productive things other than developing 'slide shows' ?
So that's what happened! I know I used to see some clicks from slide show ads showing up on analytics, but then they died and never came back. A shame as probably 30% of my adsense clicks came from slideshow views at one time.
by feenix5 years ago
Presently, the subject accolade is set up to reflect when a hubber reaches 1000, 10,000, 100,000, 1,000,000, 10,000,000 and 100,000,000 views. I believe that it should be revised to where it would reflect 1000, 10,000,...
by Allen Williams4 years ago
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by Emerald Strachan5 years ago
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by Jason Menayan5 years ago
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by Sneha Sunny6 years ago
Is it necessary to close all the questions to get the accolade for 10 questions?? if yes then please tell me how can i close the question. in the old "my account" it was easy to close but now in this new one i...
by Amy Naylor2 years ago
I'm not planning on deleting anything, I'm just curious. If I had one hub that went viral and got me 100,000 views, earning me an accolade, would I still have that accolade if I deleted it?
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