I just published a hub, but I noticed that just before I published, it already had 25 views. Where do those views come from? What concerns me is that those views obviously happened while the hub was still in development. Do they contribute to the hubscore? It wouldn't make sense to evaluate a hub before the author says it's ready.
They are your views, when you click to write it.
Melissa A Smith is right. Hubpages counts your own views. This means that each time you go to edit your hub and you load the page with the hub on it. Hubpages counts it as a view. So, if you have gone to the hub 25 times, the view count will say 25 even though your hub may not even be public.
Thanks, Melissa and techhubmaster. A simple explanation, but one that hadn't occurred to me.
More than likely it is the souls of hubbers who have been cast out by management and now haunt the servers.
They also leave nonsense comments like 'great hub, voted up'.
Hahaha! Wow, I really chuckled at Will's comment. A fine example of humorous sarcasm.
by Sally Gulbrandsen2 years ago
I know that our own views are counted on the stats page but I have not opened this hub to edit it today and yet I can see that I have had four visits!
by Neil Sperling2 years ago
I'm approaching 4000 - will likely hit that within 24 hours!
by jasonycc7 years ago
I now have 15 hubs. I am hitting 300 pageviews per day. 1 of my hubs on FIFA World Cup 2010 is contributing to 70% of the traffic. There rest of it with 13 hubs hitting 3 to 10 pageviews per day and 1 hub with 0 views...
by ecoggins6 years ago
For the very first time (that I am aware of) I crossed the 500 reads in one day threshold. In about a week, I'll cross the 10,000 read barrier for one hub. Not too bad for a very part-time hubber.
by StarCreate6 years ago
Hi All,First question here, only been around a couple of days, please be gentle with me ;-)I was writing a hub, then came back to edit it before publishing, only to find from my Account page that it has 3 views...
by American Tiger6 years ago
I really don't mind, terribly. They seem to vote them up, even before I've finished with them.The last Hub I published I was a few days working on, and it had over 20 views and a HubScore of like, 70, before I posted...
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